Tag: Delta

Delta, Ogun sign anti-open grazing bill into law

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state and Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state, has signed the anti-open grazing bill into law. Assenting to the bill christened “Delta State Livestock, Breeding, Rearing and Marketing Regulation Bill” which were passed by the Delta State House of Assembly, Okowa, said the law was very[Read More…]

Delta Assembly unanimously passes anti-grazing bill

Delta state House of Assembly has unanimously voted for the passage of the Bill for a Law Prohibiting Open Grazing, Indiscriminate Breeding, Rearing and Marketing of Livestock in the state. The Bill which is also known as “Anti Grazing Bill” was passed following a motion by the Majority Leader for[Read More…]

Aggrieved Delta youths storm police station, burn six suspected bandits alive

Aggrieved youths of Isoko community in Delta state have stormed a police station in the area to lynch six arrested suspected bandits and burnt them alive. According to a report by The Punch, the suspected bandits allegedly kidnapped and killed two people within the community. Angered by the development, the[Read More…]

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Delta govt denies acquiring land for ranching

Delta Government says it will not acquire any land for the purpose of ranching in the state as reported in certain quarters. The State Commissioner for Information, Mt Charles Aniagwu, made the clarification in a statement he issued on Friday in Asaba. He said that ranching and livestock breeding, rearing[Read More…]

Delta Polytechnic Registrar, Umukoro, Dies Aged 55

The Registrar of the Delta State Polytechnic (DESPO), Oghara, Mr Lawrence Mudiaga Umukoro, is dead. According to reports, 55-year-old Umukoro gave up the ghost at a Sapele Hospital where he was receiving treatment late Saturday evening. He was said to have been briefly sick before his sad demise having reported[Read More…]

Delta community boils as Hausa traders, Fulani herders clash

There was palpable fear in Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta state as Hausa traders and Fulani herders clash. The development which was reported by The Punch to be bloody has resulted in the injury of no lesser than 10 persons. According to reports, trouble started after a Hausa boy[Read More…]

COVID-19: Anambra, Delta To Check Movement On Niger Bridge

The Anambra and Delta Governments are currently holding talks to check the influx of people, seeking to cross the Niger Bridge in defiance of the presidential order restricting inter-state movements. Mr C-Don Adinuba, Anambra Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency[Read More…]

JAMB shuts down 38 computer centres across Nigeria

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has shut down 38 Computer Centres where candidates wishing to sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination ought to register. The affected centres are in Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Delta, Katsina, Kwara, Lagos, Nasarawa, Ondo, Oyo and Rivers. Three centres in Adamawa, Delta and[Read More…]

Jonathan, Governors Opt for Political Solution To Resolve Crisis

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday night, held a meeting with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors and opted for a political solution to the crisis rocking the party. The meeting took place at the former president’s office in Maitama, Abuja, with governors of Ekiti, Akwa Ibom, Delta, Taraba, Cross[Read More…]

Vice President Osinbajo To Visit Oil Producing Communities

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will from Monday visit some communities in the Niger Delta region to begin consultations in further demonstration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s readiness to comprehensively address the Niger Delta situation. A statement from the Vice Presidential Spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande, on Saturday in Abuja, said Osinbajo would[Read More…]