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Land trespass: Okumagba calls on Okowa to avert looming ethnic crisis in Warri

Delta State renovates technical colleges with N2 billion

Vanguard reports that Okere Urhobo Kingdom in Warri has urged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to stop alleged conspiracy by a clique in his administration to illegally grab an expanse of land the community released to the state for public use decades ago. Vanguard reports that in a statement in Warri, one of the community leaders, Prince Mitaire ‘Mimi’ Okumagba, noted that ...

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Delta community demands N855 million from NPDC

Delta State worried about relocation of 26 oil firms

New Telegraph reports that Oghior community in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State, demanded a compensation of N855 million from the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) for allegedly failing to contain an oil spillage that occurred in September from militants or its operations in the community. According to New Telegraph, the President-General of the community, Hon. Wisdom Ghagara, while warning ...

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Delta State govt spends N32 billion on road construction

Delta State renovates technical colleges with N2 billion

Delta State Government, yesterday, revealed that it had spent over N32 billion on road construction from 2015 to 2016. Vanguard reports that the State Commissioner for Works, Mr James Augoye, who disclosed this during a ministerial briefing organised by the state’s Ministry of Information in Asaba, said road development and construction were the backbone for the achievement of the SMART agenda ...

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Delta Assembly urges Okowa to Direct DESTMA to clear broken down vehicles from highways

Delta State renovates technical colleges with N2 billion

Vanguard reports that the Delta State House of Assembly has urged the state governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, to direct the Director-General of the state Traffic Management Agency, DESTMA, to urgently liaise with the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, and all other relevant agencies to clear all broken down vehicles and trucks from the highways in the state, to check the ...

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Delta state plants 50,000 trees, partners with World Bank on erosion control

Delta State renovates technical colleges with N2 billion

Delta State has commenced planting of no fewer than 50,000 trees in various towns across the 25 Local councils in the state. The Guardian reports that the state government also disclosed that three illegal saw millers were recently arrested within Oghara town on a tip off and are currently being prosecuted. According to The Guardian, the Delta state Commissioner for Environment, ...

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Investor, Delta State sign MoU on N5bn mechanic village

Delta State worried about relocation of 26 oil firms

New Telegraph reports that Delta State Government has partnered a private investor, Re-Homes Property Development Company Limited, to construct an ultra-modern mechanic village in Asaba, the state capital. According to New Telegraph, the Public-Private- Partnership (PPP) project, which is situated along the ever busy Asaba-Onitsha expressway, will gulp over N5 billion before its completion within 12 months. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, ...

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Delta State government urged to improve prison facilities

Delta State renovates technical colleges with N2 billion

The Delta State Comptroller of Prisons, Mr Sam Iyakoregha, has appealed to the state  government to assist in addressing the deplorable  prison facilities in the state and lack of operational vehicles to convey inmates to court, Vanguard reports. According to Vanguard, Iyakoregha, who is new in the state, made the appeal when he  visited the state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, ...

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Delta threatens to evict illegal land occupants in Asaba

Delta State renovates technical colleges with N2 billion

Delta State Government has made it known, yesterday, that it may be compelled to evict residents of the 5,000 houses allegedly built on government land in the core Area II in the Asaba metropolis at the expiration of the 90 days given to property owners in the affected area to regularise their documents. Vanguard reports that the Chairman of the Land Regularisation ...

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Okoyitoru Community in Delta gives 14-day ultimatum to Chevron

Okoyitoru Community in Delta gives 14-day ultimatum to Chevron

Vanguard reports that leaders of Okoyitoru community in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State have given a 14-day ultimatum to Chevron Nigeria Limited to commence the pilling and sand filling of the devastated community. According to Vanguard, a letter to the Managing Director of Chevron, dated October 10, 2016, through their lawyer, Omes Ogedegbe, said: “The ...

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Delta State partners firm for issuance of land titles

Delta State partners firm for issuance of land titles

In a bid to enhance and ensure transparent land administration system in Delta State, the State government has launched an Information Communication and Technology (ICT) centre. The Information Communication and Technology (ICT) centre is a partnership deal between the government and Queensbridge Investment Limited, to fast-track the issuance of Certificate of Occupancy to land owners and also boost the Internally Generated ...

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