Tag Archives: Delta State

Okowa Imposes 48-Hour Curfew As Vandals Raze Police Station, Free Inmates In Delta

Vandals has set ablaze in a police station in Asaba, Delta state on Thursday, October 22, as riots continue to spread across states in the country. According to reports, the hoodlums also invaded the Warri Correctional Centre (Okere Prison) in the Warri South Local Government Area of the state, shooting sporadically and setting free some inmates at…

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J.P. Clark, Legendary Nigerian Poet And Writer, Dead At 85

Prof. John Pepper Clark who is a foremost Nigerian literary figure, renowned writer & poet has reportedly passed away at the age of 85. A statement released by Clark’s family disclosed that he died in the early hours of Tuesday October 13 while thanking the general public for their prayers. “The Clark-Fuludu Bekederemo family of Kiagbodo Town, Delta…

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WATCH: Inside Erigga And His Fiancée Morenike’s Traditional Marriage In Delta State

A month after sharing their pre-wedding photos, Erigga and his fiancee Morenike has finally tied the knot in a traditional Urhobo wedding ceremony in Warri, the rapper’s native Delta state. Taking to social media, Erigga shared photos from the wedding, describing his heartthrob as a “rare and most beautiful flower in the planet”. He added that he feels like the luckiest man on earth and further…

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Nigeria’s Eche Chinonso Breaks Guinness World Record For Most Consecutive Football Touches

Nigerians are constantly making the country proud, not just in diaspora but in the nation itself and they all deserve to be celebrated! The latest Nigerian to added to that celebratory list is 11-year-old Eche Chinonso a.k.a “Amazing Kid Eche” from Delta State, who just successfully smashed the Guinness World Record for the most consecutive football touches. Impressive right? but wait until…

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COVID-19: Delta Grants Reopening Of Cinema Houses, Hotels & Others

On Thursday September 10, the Delta State Government further relaxed the COVID-19 directives put in place to curb the spread of the ravaging virus. The Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu made this known in in Asaba where he stated that cinemas, hotels, eateries, and others have been allowed to operate but should observe the COVID-19 protocols. He reportedly said, “We have…

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ICYMI: Tanker Explosion Rocks Delta State, Leaves Many Dead & Injured

At least 20 persons have been confirmed dead as a result of a tanker explosion which occured on Wednesday morning around Koko Junction along Benin/Sapele Expressway in Ethiope West council area of Delta State. According to SaharaReporters, an eyewitness had earlier said the accident which involved 10 vehicles and casualties burnt beyond recognition was as a…

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Delta State Governor, His Wife And Daughter Recover From COVID-19

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, his wife Edith, and one of their daughters have successfully recovered from COVID-19. The governor made the latest development known to the public on social media on Tuesday morning. Taking to Twitter, he wrote, ”My wife, my daughter and I have tested negative for COVID 19, along with other members of…

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Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa And His Wife Test Positive For COVID-19

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and wife, Dame Edith Okowa, have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. The governor who had gone into isolation last week with his family after one of his daughters tested positive for the virus announced this on social media on Wednesday July 1. He wrote: ‘‘My wife…

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Delta State Governor And His Wife In Self-Isolation After Daughter Contracts COVID-19

On Friday, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State confirmed that one of his daughters tested positive for the ravaging Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. Okowa added that he and his wife, Edith, were now self-isolating for the next 14 days.  The governor’s daughter was among the 106 positive cases in the state that was announced…

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COVID-19: 60-Year-Old US Lady Dies In Delta After Showing Symptoms, Police Arrest Online Lover

A 60-year-old US national visiting Delta state has died after reportedly showing symptoms of COVID-19, Sahara Reporters reports. Hafiz Inuwa, the commissioner of police in the state, who confirmed the incident said the woman was in Nigeria to visit her male friend. According to him, the 60-year-old was kept in a hotel in Warri for sometime…

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