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100 Days in Office: CAN, Monarchs,Other Stakeholders Score Ihedioha High

Destiny Ugorji Imo State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Traditional Rulers, Stakeholders and leaders of thought in Imo State have scored the administration of Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State high after his first one hundred days in Office. The verdict was passed during a meeting of critical stakeholders and leaders of thought,… Read More »

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WISTA Takes Campaign for Women in Maritime to Anambra

Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) has donated a speedboat and some fishing accessories to the women of Omabala Na Esu Fishers Association of Aguleri, in Anambra State. President of WISTA Nigeria, Mrs. Mary Madu Hamman, said the donations were part of the organisation’s drive to inspire more women participation in the maritime industry.… Read More »

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Rekindle public confidence in judiciary, Okowa urges Judicial Service Commission

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has called on the Judicial Service Commission in the state to ensure that judicial officers carry out their duties effectively to rekindle public confidence in the judicial system. He made the call on Friday in Asaba at the swearing-in of Chief Stephen Ajusah as a member of Delta State Judicial… Read More »

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Okowa, Ehanire decry Nigeria’sglobal maternal, child mortality ranking

DELTA Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa and the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday decried Nigeria’s ranking as the country with the highest maternal and child mortality rate in the world. They made their positions known in separate addresses at the opening of the 62nd National Council on Health (NCH) Meeting in Asaba.… Read More »

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It’s Unfortunate That Security Is Being Politicized, Says President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has decried what he calls the “undue politicization” of the security situation in the country. Speaking Tuesday while receiving promoters of the proposed African Security Leadership Summit at State House, Abuja, the President said no matter how much the revisionists try to distort history, “the records show where we were in terms… Read More »

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FMBN Visit Gov Makinde

3: Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde (middle), General Manager Treasury Services Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Mr Kabiru Adeniyi Yagboyaju (right) and Group Head, National Housing Fund, Mr Abubakar Musa Omar during the Bank management team visit to Governor’s Office, Ibadan.PHOTO: Oyo State Government. 1: From left, Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, General… Read More »

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NIMASA Encourages Capacity Building through Essay Competition

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has stated that one of the reasons behind the organisation of the annual essay competitions as part of the activities to commemorate the 2019 World Maritime Day is to encourage youth participation in the maritime sector. The Director General of the Agency, Dr Dakuku Peterside made this… Read More »

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NYG: Go bring back the trophy, Okowa charges Team Delta

Delta Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged the team to the 5th National Youth Games (NYG) holding in Ilorin, Kwara, to go all out and retain the trophy, which it won at the last edition. The defending champions of the games departed its camp at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, on Saturday, with a 750-member… Read More »

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Delta approves N1.5bn 2019 UBE counterpart funds

Delta approves N1.5bn 2019 UBE counterpart funds Delta Executive Council on Tuesday approved the release of N1.5 billion counterpart fund to Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for funding of primary education in the state for 2019. Commissioner for Information in the state, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known while briefing the media on the outcome… Read More »

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100 Days in office: Makinde to commission Six Model schools …promises completion of others before year ends

Governor Seyi Makinde will commission at least Six (6) Model Schools, executed under the Universal Basic Education Commission-FG/Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board intervention Projects across the three senatorial districts of Oyo State, as part of activities marking his 100 days in office. Also, Government has promised speedy completion of all ongoing UBEC-FG/SUBEB projects in… Read More »