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Delta Crushes Rivers, Lagos Fly over Kwara at Baseball, Softball Tourney in Asaba

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Team Delta defeated Rivers 8-2 yesterday in the opening match in the maiden edition of Victor Chukwudumebi Achakpo 2022 National Division 1 Baseball and Softball championship in Asaba.   Lagos State baseball team also started well by beating Kwara 7-6 in a close contest. Team Delta also recorded victory in their second baseball game against Niger which ended 15-3. In the...

INEC Proposes One Million Staff Deployment for 2023 Elections

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, said it would require about one million electoral officials – a combination of permanent, temporary and ad hoc staff – to be deployed to man the 176,846 polling units in 8,809 wards and 774 local government areas across the country, for the 2023 general election.INEC, which claimed it was determined to make...

Nigerian Embassy in Russia Suspends Passport Production

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The federal government has suspended the production of passports in Russia for Nigerian nationals. Specifically, the Nigerian embassy in Russia announced the suspension in a memo dated April 1, 2022. It was unclear as of the time of filing going to press if the suspension of passport production at the immigration section of the embassy was linked to the production equipment. The...

Jonathan Speaks on Calls to Contest for President, Says Political Process Ongoing

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday reacted to calls that he should contest for President, saying  “I cannot tell you I am declaring now, but the political process is still ongoing.”Jonathan stated this in Abuja while addressing supporters, mostly youth and women who called on him to contest for 2023 presidency. The supporters who spoke through Comrade Mayor Samuel asked...

2023 Elections: Rivers state APC governorship aspirants zone seat to Riverine-Ijaw

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Rivers State governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the 2023 election have resolved to zone the seat to the Riverine-Ijaw area of the state. The aspirants stated this in a communiqué they issued after their meeting on Monday in Port Harcourt, the state capital. The 10-point communiqué was endorsed by 10 aspirants. The Rivers Ijaw are...

Delta deputy governor, Otuaro, mourns as top aide dies

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The Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, has expressed sadness at the death of his Senior Executive Assistant, Evang. Isaiah Ogah. The development was revealed to GbaramatuVoice in a statement by one of the Deputy Governor’s aides, Pastor Arex Akemutobo, on Friday. Quoting some relevant scriptures such as Psa. 116:15, 1st John 3:1-3 etc, he said: “While we draw strength from...

JTF begins Operation Octopus Grip to rid Niger Delta of oil thieves

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The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe, in line with the directive of the Defence Headquarters, has commenced Operation Octopus Grip to rid the Niger Delta region of crude oil thieves. The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, who flagged-off the operation at Opu Nembe NDDC Jetty in Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, said the operation...

Delta 2023: Otuaro urges members of State Working Committee of PDP to be fair to all aspirants

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A frontline governorship aspirant in Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, on Wednesday, urged members of the State Working Committee of the People’s Democratic Party to be fair and just to all aspirants in midwifing the party’s primaries. Otuaro, who is also the Deputy Governor of the State made this known when he visited the State PDP Chairman, Olorogun Kingsley...

Kidnapped DELSU lecturer dies a day after regaining freedom

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A lecturer with the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, Professor Ovaborhene Idamoyibo, who was kidnapped last week has died.  LIB reported that the The Head of Music Department was abducted on April 9, at Eku, Ethiope East Local Government Area of the state, while on his way back to Abraka after a family meeting. The abductors had demanded for N50m ransom but later haggled...

Delta police rescue underaged girls allegedly used as sex slave in brothel, arrest 10 suspected prostitutes and 10 male suspects

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Operatives of the Delta Police Command have rescued five females including underage girls allegedly being used as sex slaves in a brothel in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state.  The girls were rounded up during a sting operation at Fagoma Hotel, located at Aragba on Friday, April 15.  Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed the development on Wednesday,...