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Church founder, wife, elders arrested in Delta for alleged kidnapping

A dramatic turn of events has unfolded in Delta State as the founder and General Overseer of the Manifestations of Holy Ghost Ministry, Bishop Godfrey Erhivwinoja, and several others, including his wife and church elders, have been arrested by security…

Inspector sentenced to death for killing phone dealer

The Delta State High Court sitting at Asaba on Tuesday sentenced Inspector Ubi Ebri of the Nigeria Police Force to death on a murder charge. The court presided over by Justice C. D. Diai convicted and sentenced the Inspector to…

Okoloba Community Leaders Intercept Boat Loaded with Looted Materials on River Forcados

Leaders of the Okoloba community in Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State intercepted a local engine boat loaded with looted materials on the River Forcados on Tuesday. The materials were reportedly purchased from the razed Okuama community in Ughelli…

Three Children Rescued from Fire in Asaba

Three children were rescued from a fire that engulfed a storey building on Obi Onuorah Crescent, behind Okowe Plaza in Asaba, the Delta State capital. City Round’s visit to the scene revealed that the roof and two apartments were completely…

Delta Govt commences demolition of illegal structures on university lands

On Monday, the Delta State Government initiated the demolition of unauthorized structures erected on lands designated for Dennis Osadebay University, Anwai-Asaba. During the demolition, Chief Frank Omare, the Chairman of the Task Force, stated that their mandate from the state…

NDDC’s Healthcare Initiative: 48 Patients Receive Free Fibroid Surgeries in Delta State

Under the banner of its healthcare initiative, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has reported that 48 patients underwent fibroid surgeries at the General Hospital Out Jeremi in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. The initiative aims to…

Tension in Delta community as cleric kills sacred snake

A cleric has reportedly killed a sacred boa in Okeagbe community in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. The cleric who is a member of God’s Grace Ministry, whose headquarters is in Warri, immediately fled the community before…

Woman shot, scores injured as police teargas Delta protesters

One middle-aged woman was shot while many others sustained varied degrees of injury in Ughelli on Monday as operatives of the Delta State Police Command resorted to forceful dispersal of a group of protesting women. The women from Oteri-Ughelli in…

Eight feared dead in Delta tanker explosion

No fewer than eight people, including a three-year-old child and her mother, were feared killed in a tanker explosion on Friday at Omenta Okpe in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State. PUNCH Online reports that the incident occurred as…

Family, community grieve over missing Delta varsity student

The community of Iru Egbede in the Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State is reeling from the disappearance of Faith Omodon, a 19-year-old 200-level student of Delta State University, studying Business Administration. Faith was last seen on March 30…