Travel

  • Gunmen kidnap wife of PDP’s chieftain in Asaba

    by - Dec 29, 2016
      Gunmen on Saturday kidnapped the wife of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s chieftain in Asaba, Mrs. Mercy Ugboma. The woman was abducted on her way to a Church vigil when the six-man gang intercepted her...
  • Flood wreaks havoc in Asaba, homes, offices submerged

    by - Jul 27, 2015
    ASABA—FLOOD, yesterday,  submerged some parts of  Asaba, the capital of Delta State, sacking workers and some residents from their offices and homes. The flood which followed a heavy down pour which started at 6a.m., and continued...
  • Asaba’s night of music, fun and girls

    by - Sep 10, 2014
    Posted by: OKUNGBOWA AIWERIE For many in most cities, nightlife provides opportunities to unwind after the day’s work, especially as the average Nigerian can ill afford the yearly luxury of vacations. OKUNGBOWA AIWERIE captures the essence...
  • Soyinka: A Biafran memory of Asaba by: Emma Okocha

    by - Sep 7, 2014
    In his last important work, Chinua Achebe offered his own description of the human debacle which characterised the prosecution of the Nigerian Civil War. In his in- imitable pungency, the Grandmaster observed that more firearms were...
  • Work Suspended on 2nd Niger Bridge.

    by - Apr 28, 2014
    The Minister of Environment, Mrs. Laurentia Mallam, admitted yesterday that the Federal Government erred in commencing work on the construction of the Second Niger Bridge without consideration for the Environmental Impact Assessment Law, EIA. Government,according to her,...
  • Aero commences operations at Asaba airport

    by - Apr 7, 2014
    Aero Contractors, one of Nigeria’s leading airlines, begins scheduled flights at Asaba Airport, Delta State, today, with Lagos and Abuja as the initial routes. This brings to three the number of airlines operating flights from Asaba,...
  • Asaba without the Niger Bridge.

    by - Mar 27, 2014
      It is hard to imagine now but there was a time when there was no bridge between Asaba and Onitsha. This is a picture of people taking ferry from Asaba to Onitsha. What do you...
  • Asaba as Nigeria’s first capital

    by - Mar 24, 2013
    It is baffling that in the face of Asaba serving as Nigeria’s first ever capital, Calabar and Lokoja are laying claims to the same historical position in Nigeria. Calabar’s claim especially is as a result of its...
  • Asaba Celebrates the Inne festival

    by - Oct 7, 2010
    It is a right of passage in Ahaba Ibokwe. Every year and in the last week of September,  Asaba people go into the streets to celebtate the INNE festival. This year was no different as the...
  • Woman killed in Ogwashi bank robbery

    by - Sep 16, 2010
    By Austin Ogwuda    ASABA—IT was a bloody day at Ogwashi-Uku, Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, yesterday as a gang of armed robbers raided a first generation bank in the town.     ...