Tag Archives: Delta State

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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COVID-19: Delta State Governor Inspects Food Bank, Sets To Begin Distribution

Following up with Delta state’s food bank initiative, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed determination to cushion the effect of COVID-19 lockdown on the people of the state. The governor made the pledge on Thursday in Ibusa, when he inspected the food bank in Ibusa. Mr Okowa said he would set up committees comprising local government chairmen, the…

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Coronavirus: Delta State Extends Stay-At-Home Order By Two Weeks

Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, the Delta State governor has extended the stay-at-home directive for two more weeks (14 days) to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Today NG reports. Okowa, disclosed this at a news briefing on Tuesday morning at the Government House Asaba. He said the extension was necessary to identify, isolate and detect cases. “It…

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8-Year-Old Girl From Delta Writes President Buhari, Donates N2,350 To Fight COVID-19

As donations in billions come from Nigerians to help battle against the raging pandemic, Vera Akpan, an 8-year-old girl from Delta has written a letter to President Buhari Muhammadu, while donating all she had in her piggy bank. According to Daily Trust, the little compatriot wrote to the president requesting on how she could donate…

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Seal Caught In Delta State, Dragged Through The Streets By Residents [Video]

A unfortunate seal became a spectacle in a Delta community on Friday, as it was dragged and tortured through the streets after being caught by residents. Many on-lookers, who appeared to be seeing the sea animal for the first time, cheered as the animal was being dragged to an unknown destination, possibly to be slaughtered. A…

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Protesting Delta State Youths Install Dead Prince as King

Mbiri community in Ika North-East Local Government Area of Delta State was thrown into confusion as youths in the area installed 47-year-old Evans Alekwe, who had died of yet-to-be ascertained causes. Alekwe is alleged to be the kingdom’s crown prince. Our Correspondent gathered that Alekwe had complained of stomach ache and had died before he…

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