Spotlight

  • Contractor, lawmaker trade accusations over abandoned Asaba-Ughelli road project

    by - Jan 9, 2018
    The last may not have been heard about the mystery surrounding the abandoned 46-kilometre Sector C section of the Asaba-Ughelli dualisation road project, as the contractor, Mr. Luke Okpunor, has alleged that Mr. Evans Ivwurie, Chairman of the Delta...
  • Asaba massacre on global stage

    by - Nov 11, 2017
    Global attention was recently drawn to the October 1967 carnage, the Asaba massacre in Midwestern Nigeria  via a one-minute informercial placed strategically mid-way into the highly informative Global Public Square (GPS) anchored by the erudite Fareed...
  • BBC Africa: Nigeria ‘plastic’ rice scandal: What is going on?

    by - Dec 24, 2016
    Nigeria’s government has denied reports that “plastic rice” was being sold in the country, days after the customs service said 2.5 tonnes of the contraband had been confiscated. Health Minister Isaac Adewole tweeted that tests by...
  • Overland Expands Operations to Asaba

    by - Dec 24, 2016
    One of the domestic carriers in the country, Overland Airways, has announced the start of flight services from Lagos to Asaba, Delta State, effective December 21, 2016. The new route, according to the operator, will enhance...
  • This is Asaba when it rains!

    by - Sep 16, 2014
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  • Asaba Ebola suspect tests negative

    by - Sep 8, 2014
    By EMMA AJIBULU A woman suspected of  being infected with the Ebola virus in Delta State has tested negative, according to a statement by the state Commissioner of Information, Chike C. Ogeah. A statement by Ogeah,...
  • Ebola scare at Asaba FMC

    by - Sep 7, 2014
    Pandemonium broke out at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba when a male patient started exhibiting symptoms similar to that of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). The situation almost resulted into stampede as people around...
  • The launching of Asaba power sub-station project scheduled for August 28 2014

    by - Aug 26, 2014
    Domicent Etsese, Director, AK-AY Elektric Contracting Firm, which is handling the Asaba power sub-station project, said on Sunday that the project would now be inaugurated on Aug 28. Mr. Etsese, who made the disclosure in an...
  • Epidemic feared in Asaba as filth takes over streets

    by - Aug 1, 2014
    By Austin Ogwuda  Asaba RESIDENTS in Asaba, Delta State capital are gripped with fear over possible outbreak of epidemic as refuse have taken over the streets. Investigation by our reporter showed that virtually all parts of...
  • Plans to build film village in Asaba gets underway

    by - May 26, 2014
    It is a welcome development for Nollywood as plans are currently on top gear to build a multi-million naira film village in the capital city of Asaba, Delta State.Chief Eddie Ugommah dropped this hint during the...