Delta State – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Wed, 29 Jul 2020 19:30:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg Delta State – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 Chief priest suspended for flouting COVID-19 protocols https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/chief-priest-suspended-for-flouting-covid-19-protocols/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/chief-priest-suspended-for-flouting-covid-19-protocols/#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2020 19:30:14 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=266039 For flouting protocols emplaced to contain the spread of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Ovie of Uvwie kingdom in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, Abe 1 has suspended Robinson Adereyo, the Chief Priest of Owhoru deity. The Ovie of Uvwie kingdom announced the suspension of the chief priest on Tuesday at his Palace during […]

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Gov Wike to construct bridge with N18 billion in Rivers State https://thenewsguru.com/niger-delta/gov-wike-to-construct-bridge-with-n18-billion-in-rivers-state/ https://thenewsguru.com/niger-delta/gov-wike-to-construct-bridge-with-n18-billion-in-rivers-state/#respond Wed, 22 Jul 2020 16:31:17 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=264943 Rivers State Executive Council has approved the sum of N18 billion for the construction of a fourth flyover bridge at the GRA Junction along the Port Harcourt Aba Expressway. According to a statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Commissioner for Information and Communications, the amount also covers the dualization of Tombia Extension Road to Ikwerre Road and […]

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BREAKING: Petrol tanker explodes on fuel scoopers in Delta https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/breaking-petrol-tanker-explodes-on-fuel-scoopers-in-delta/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/breaking-petrol-tanker-explodes-on-fuel-scoopers-in-delta/#respond Wed, 22 Jul 2020 14:49:23 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=264911 A tanker conveying petroleum product fell and exploded on Wednesday along the ever-busy Benin/Sapele Expressway, leaving a number of persons burnt to death. TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports the incident occurred at about 11 am around Koko junction, close to the boundary between Delta and Edo States. According to an eyewitness, the petrol tanker fell, and a […]

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Government confirms outbreak of swine disease in Delta State https://thenewsguru.com/agriculture/government-confirms-outbreak-of-swine-disease-in-delta-state/ Fri, 17 Jul 2020 12:02:03 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=264002 The Delta State Government has said there has been a suspected outbreak of pig disease, known as African Swine Fever (ASF) in pig farms across the State. TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports ASF, a contagious viral disease impacting only pigs, is caused by the African swine fever virus. In a statement, Dona Obuseh, Delta State Director of […]

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Delta Govt warns principals, others against reopening of schools https://thenewsguru.com/education/delta-govt-warns-principals-others-against-reopening-of-schools/ Thu, 16 Jul 2020 13:51:23 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=263894 The Delta Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has warned Chief Inspectors of Education (CIEs), Principals and Heads of Schools, to desist from sending wrong signals on reopening of schools in the state. The Commissioner in charge of the ministry, Mr Patrick Ukah, gave the warning on Thursday in a statement. Ukah spoke on the […]

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Popular doctor dies of COVID-19 complications in Delta https://thenewsguru.com/niger-delta/popular-doctor-dies-of-covid-19-complications-in-delta/ Wed, 15 Jul 2020 09:03:24 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=263649 Dr Toju Eresanara, a popular doctor in Delta State, who played a key role in the reshaping and development of the Central Hospital, Warri, has died of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) complications. TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Dr Toju, who was a former Zonal Medical Director and Consultant Anaesthetist at the Hospital, died on Wednesday. He was undergoing […]

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Delta Govt debunks report directing aides, workers to undergo compulsory COVID-19 test https://thenewsguru.com/niger-delta/delta-govt-debunks-report-directing-aides-workers-for-covid-19-status/ Mon, 13 Jul 2020 09:06:49 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=263324 Mr Olisa Ifeajika, the Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, has denied reports that the governor had directed his aides and civil servants to undergo Coronavirus (COVID -19) tests. Ifeajika, in a statement on Sunday in Asaba, challenged the peddlers to provide evidence of the memo or statement issued by government in […]

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Delta Govt. to complete Asaba storm water drainage in 3 months https://thenewsguru.com/niger-delta/delta-govt-to-complete-asaba-storm-water-drainage-in-3-months/ Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:17:38 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=262725 The Okpanam storm water drainage project in Asaba channelling flood to Iyi-Uku River in Okotomi Quarters would be ready for inauguration within the next three months, Commissioner for Works, Chief James Augoye has said. TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Augoye, who disclosed this on Thursday while inspecting the project, said that the 4.6km drain was a proactive […]

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BREAKING: Okowa’s entire media team test positive for COVID-19 https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/breaking-okowas-entire-media-team-test-positive-for-covid-19/ Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:08:18 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=262633 The entire media team of the Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, who himself marked his birthday in isolation, have tested positive for the dreaded Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reliably gathered that after the State Commissioner of Information, Charles Aniagwu tested positive, blood samples of his team were sent to the lab, and […]

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James Manager @60: A silent political broker in Delta politics https://thenewsguru.com/opinion/james-manager-60-a-silent-political-broker-in-delta-politics/ Wed, 08 Jul 2020 19:34:56 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=262481 Senator James Manager a lawyer  is one Nigerian lawmaker that has remained steadily progressive in his parliamentary duties since 2003. He talks less but remains firm when he is trying to drive home a point during debates in the Red Chamber. Last year, Manager sent chilling messages across Delta state when he told a former […]

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