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    Commercial bus drivers protest double collection of tickets in Warri

    Commercial bus drivers today protested against illegal collection of tickets by touts in Ugbuwangwe area of Warri, Delta State. The bus drivers who are under unit “A” of the National Union of Road Transport Workers said they cannot afford to buy double tickets daily in Warri South local government area alone. Secretary...

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    Asaba Airport: Let The Truth Be Told

    –Masterweb Reports (Submission By Eddy Aghanenu) Masterweb Reports – Friday, June 8, 2012: The N7.4billion spent on demolishing hills at Asaba Airport is still generating controversy. Government officials and government apologists have been defending the controversial expenditure. Government officials have been singing discordant tunes on the expenditure. Some have reduced it to ethnic sentiments...

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    Police kill 3 kidnappers, rescue 2 victims in Delta

    WARRI—DELTA State Police Command, weekend, shot dead three suspected kidnappers at Sapele and Ozoro and rescued two victims, including a woman from two different kidnap gangs. One of the victims, Mr. Timiagi Onoriode, was rescued from kidnappers at Sapele while Madam Janny Ogbaide regained freedom following police intervention at Ozoro. Mr Aduba,...

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    Christian Obodo regains freedom

    The kidnapped Nigeria and Udinese midfielder, Christian Obodo has been released by his abductors Sunday evening. Obodo was released by the abductors who had initially requested a N30 Million ransom after frantic efforts by the Delta state Police Command. He was rescued at Enevo, a village in Isoko, Delta state. When contacted...

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    Obodo: Police suspect ‘insider’s job’

    “Ant no go bite you  if e no dey your body.” One of the abductors of Christian Obodo was quoted as saying the above while making contact for a  N30m ransom after they kidnapped the Udinese of Italy player Saturday in Effurun, near Warri in Delta State. This simply means that an ant cannot...

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    Ex-militant leader, fighters turn to beggars in N-Delta

    DELTA State-born  ex-militant leader, “General”  Godday Smith Bounanewei, aka  god of forest, who was not enlisted in the amnesty programme by the Presidential Amnesty Office, Abuja, because he did not accept amnesty within the  60-day period deadline given by the  Federal Government in 2009, has resorted to begging on the streets for...

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    Obodo: Police comb Effurun, Warri for kidnappers

    The Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ikechukwu Aduba, yesterday, confirmed the abduction of Christian Obodo, when contacted by Sunday Vanguard, saying the police were combing for his kidnappers. The commissioner, however, noted, “The police are surprised at his abduction as Obodo did not inform us about his presence for adequate security...