• Lassa fever: Only 13 persons still under observation – Delta govt

    Lassa fever: Only 13 persons still under observation – Delta govt

    Down from a high of 55, a total of 13 persons are now under observation in Delta State to determine whether they have Lassa Fever or not.

    A statement yesterday by Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, said the 13 persons would be closely monitored for one more week.

    Ukah explained that out of 55 contacts in the state, 32 have been declared free of the disease. He said the sensitisation and advocacy to councils, primary healthcare centers, schools, market places, among others, […]

  • Robbers storm Delta government house, one reportedly killed

    Robbers storm Delta government house, one reportedly killed

    Suspected armed robbers stormed Delta government house Annexe, Warri, on Thursday,  and killed one person.

    Charles Aniagwu, chief press secretary to the government, confirmed the incident when reached for comment.

    “It was actually a group of armed robbers who were chasing a driver from the Government House Annex that went to the bank,” he said.

    “They pursued him as he was driving back. He rammed into the Government House gates and ran out of the car.

    “They started shooting at the vehicle. Unfortunately, we […]

  • Delta government immortalises former Governor Felix Ibru

    Delta government immortalises former Governor Felix Ibru

    The Delta State secretariat complex in Asaba was, yesterday, named after the first civilian governor of the state, the late Felix Ibru.

    Also to be named after the deceased is the senate building of the Delta State University, Abraka, subject to approval by the institution’s Governing Council.

    Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, who made the disclosure at a valedictory session, held at Unity Hall, Government House, Asaba, described Olorogun Ibru as a “pioneer, visionary, accomplished professional, entrepreneur par excellence, astute politician and […]