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Man kills Delta vigilante with machete over land dispute

A vigilante in Agbarha-Otor community in the Ugheli North Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr John Aregbor, has been killed over a land dispute. PUNCH Metro gathered that the victim was in the midst of some persons on the disputed land when he was hacked to death with a machete. A community source said...

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It’ll be injustice, impunity not to return Ibori loot to Delta — Okowa’s aide

In response to the controversy surrounding the return of £4.2m stolen by former governor James Ibori to the Delta State Government, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Mr Olise Ifeajika, tells MATTHEW OCHEI the position of the state government What is the position of the Delta State government on the Ibori loot that...

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Delta police arrest fake DSS officer for fraud

A fake officer of the Department of State Security, James Oludare, who defrauded his victim, Ebiwori Opori, of N720, 000 under the pretense of releasing the victim from correctional custody has been arrested. The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe who told The PUNCH, said the victim reported Oludare. [READ ALSO] Dollar scarcity: Parents...

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Man who escaped prison during #EndSARS protest jailed 14 years

A 23-year-old man, Precious Azulule, who escaped from the Warri Custodial Centre, Delta State, during the #EndSARS protest, has been sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, disclosed this on Tuesday. He said, “Precious Azubule, who escaped from the Warri Correctional Centre during #EndSARS protest on October 22,...

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I believe Buhari not sleeping over insecurity -Jonathan

Matthew Ochei, Asaba The former President, Goodluck Jonathan, on Friday, called for synergy among the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), governors, security chiefs, and other stakeholders to tackle insecurity in the country. The former president explained that synergy was needed to de-escalate tension occasioned by the challenge of insecurity in the country. He lamented […] Read Full Story

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Seven fake soldiers, 20 suspected cultists, others arrested in Delta

Matthew Ochei, Asaba The Delta State Police Command has arrested seven suspected fake military men and 23 others for various crimes, including armed robbery, impersonation, unlawful possession of military accoutrement, cultism and unauthorised use of siren/SPY number plate, among others. The Commissioner of Police, Muhammed Ali, stated this on Wednesday while parading the suspects at […] Read Full Story

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Parties fight over Delta PDP N5m largesse

Matthew Ochei, Asaba SOME aggrieved opposition political parties in Delta State, on Sunday refuted claims that they’ve withdrawn a suit seeking to stop the state Independent Electoral Commission from going ahead with the March 6, 2021 local government elections. 48 political parties dissociated themselves from an announcement by the state chapter of the Inter-Party Advisory […] Read Full Story