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October 19, 2018 6:10 AM 2019: Buhari’s in-law, Amosun, Abe lose out as APC submits candidates’ names

Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Nuhu Ribadu; Senator Magnus Abe and Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru Usani have lost out in the nomination process for the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Appeals Committee rejected their appeals and upheld results of the primaries 19

October 16, 2018 9:32 PM Over 30 per cent farmland lost to flooding in 2018 – Uduaghan

The Delta South Senatorial Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan has lamented the devastating effects of flooding this year, 2018. He said “it has led to premature harvesting and destruction of farmlands, including fish ponds in the country, particularly in the oil-rich region.” Uduaghan made the assertion at his Warri 17

October 12, 2018 7:04 AM Nigeria’s economy moving in positive direction under Buhari – Minister

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, Thursday, in Indonesia told a global audience that the implementation of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP 2017 – 2020) was moving Nigeria’s economy in a positive direction. A statement on Thursday by the media adviser to the Minister, James Akpadem, quoted Udoma as stating 20

October 11, 2018 7:13 PM NASS security: Reps resolve to provide guns for Sergeant-at-arms

The House of Representatives on Thursday resolved that Sergeants-at-arms in charge of security within the National Assembly complex should be armed. The lawmakers, therefore, resolved that members of the security outfit should proceed for the arms training and that firearms should be procured for them to better secure the National Assembly. The resolution 23

October 10, 2018 3:24 PM Abducted oil workers regain freedom in Bayelsa

Four abducted members of a Joint Investigation Team probing the cause of an oil spill at Agip’s facility in Azuzuama, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa, have regained their freedom. The Spokesman of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, Major Ibrahim Abdullah, on Wednesday said that they were freed following pressure from the troops in search 23

October 10, 2018 1:02 PM APC group calls for sack of national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

Factional group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday took to the streets of Calabar, the Cross River State capital, demanding for the resignation of the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. The group accused Oshiomhole of refusing to recognize the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Usani, as the governorship 18

October 1, 2018 3:06 PM [email protected]: IPOB members allegedly attack Christ Embassy members hoisting flag in Asaba

Suspected members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, members in the early hours of Monday attacked Christ Embassy members hoisting Nigeria’s flag around Nnebisi road in Asaba, Delta State and set the flags ablaze. The pro-Biafra elements, clad in red attires around Umuagu Quarters, sang war songs, and drummed in Igbo language after they had allegedly 17

September 27, 2018 3:34 PM APC decries three-month suspension slammed on ex-Delta Assembly Speaker

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Delta State Chapter, on Thursday described as malicious and vilifying the three months suspension order slammed on the former Speaker of the State House of Assembly Chief Monday Igbuya over allegations of financial recklessness during his tenure by the Assembly’s leadership. The State Chairman of the party 18

September 27, 2018 2:55 PM Minimum wage: Asaba market traders observe sit-at-home over NLC strike

Traders at various markets in Asaba Delta State, on Thursday, observed the-sit-at home order by the labour union as commercial activities were completely paralyzed. At the popular Ogbeogonogo Market, the market which used to be a beehive of sales’ activities was seen desolated as the only few traders on hand could not display their food items for fear of not being 21

September 27, 2018 12:35 PM NLC strike: Commercial banks shut down operations in Delta

Commercial banks today shut down operations in Warri, Delta State as the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, begins its nationwide strike. Union Bank, Ecobank, Zenith Bank, United Bank for Africa and others were amongst the banks that shut down their operations. It was learnt that the shutdown is in compliance with the NLC ongoing strike. DAILY POST gathered 23