Police arrest serial rapist in Delta, recover 9 female handbags, 13 sim cards, phones

The Delta State Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old alleged serial rapist, Michael Ovie in Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area of the state. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Dafe Bright, who confirmed this in a statement, said the suspect was arrested by a combined team of policemen and army on Monday, March 22, after… Continue reading Police arrest serial rapist in Delta, recover 9 female handbags, 13 sim cards, phones

6 die in fatal accident while celebrating new Lexus car in Delta

6 people have been reported dead after the Lexus car they were celebrating was involved in a fatal accident in Delta state. According to reports, the incident happened along the Agbarho-Ughelli section of the East-West Road near Ekiugbo Junction in Ughelli, North Local Government Area of the State. It was gathered that the tragedy incident… Continue reading 6 die in fatal accident while celebrating new Lexus car in Delta

22-year-old pregnant woman allegedly hacks her husband to death in Delta over extramarital affair

A pregnant woman has allegedly hacked her husband to death over an alleged extramarital affair in Delta. The incident happened on Monday, March 15, at Ekrejebor axis of Ughelli town in Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that the 22-year-old woman identified as Faith Okiemute allegedly killed her husband, Edafe… Continue reading 22-year-old pregnant woman allegedly hacks her husband to death in Delta over extramarital affair

Differential wage bill: Oyo, Delta, Gombe, others back National Assembly as Labour fumes

Our Reporters Oyo, Delta, Gombe, Akwa Ibom and Cross River states have supported a bill seeking to decentralise the negotiation on the minimum wage in the country. Officials of the states, in separate interviews with The PUNCH on Thursday, said centralised minimum wage negotiation negated the principle of true federalism. But state chapters of the… Continue reading Differential wage bill: Oyo, Delta, Gombe, others back National Assembly as Labour fumes

Activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, survives assassination attempt in Delta (photos)

Delta state-based human rights activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, survived an assassination attempt on Sunday night, February 21. He shared the news on social media on Monday morning, February 22. He shared photos of the bullet-riddled car he was riding in and wrote; ”Last night Gwamnishu Emefiena Harrison escaped from the hands of bloody thirsty murderers who… Continue reading Activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, survives assassination attempt in Delta (photos)

Two lovers found dead in their apartment in Delta

The bodies of a couple identified as Ufuoma Atidja and Matilda Aghotor were found in their apartment along NDDC road in Amukpe, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered that the remains were discovered on Saturday morning, February 13, after neighbours peeped through the window. The man was allegedly found on the… Continue reading Two lovers found dead in their apartment in Delta

Gunmen kill police officer and soldier in Delta, cart away their guns

Unknown gunmen have killed a police officer and a soldier in the Oton area of Sapele in Delta state and carted away their guns. Confirming the incident to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, said it was a surprise attack as the gunmen came to the military post through the… Continue reading Gunmen kill police officer and soldier in Delta, cart away their guns

Unknown woman throws 3-year-old boy into well in Delta

A 3-year-old boy, who was rescued alive from a well in Sapele, Delta State, has alleged that a yet-to-be-identified woman threw him into the hole.  The incident happened at Comprehensive Road in Amukpe area of Sapele on Saturday night, January 16. It was gathered residents of the area heard a child crying from inside the well around… Continue reading Unknown woman throws 3-year-old boy into well in Delta

APC vows to win future elections in Delta

THE All Progressive Congress, APC in Delta State, Saturday vowed to win future elections in the state, beginning with the March 6, 2021, local government elections. Speaking during the inauguration of the State Working Committee and the 25 Local Government Caretaker Committees in Asaba, Chairman of the State Caretaker Committee of the party, Prophet Jones… Continue reading APC vows to win future elections in Delta

Schools in Delta to resume on January 18

The Delta State government announced on Saturday that schools in the state would resume academic session on Jan. 18, a week’s delay in the Jan. 11 resumption date earlier announced. Mr Patrick Ukah, Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education said in a statement issued in Asaba, that no student or teacher would be allowed into… Continue reading Schools in Delta to resume on January 18