Category: Local

Malami’s letter on Oyo LG’s: matter is subjudice- Makinde’s Political Adviser

The Special Adviser on Strategy and Political Matters to the Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, Honourable Babatunde Oduyoye, said on Tuesday that the letter credited to the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami on the matter of Oyo State Local Governments is sub judice. Hon. Oduyoye stated that as far as the… Read More »

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Court Of Appeal complex, Asaba ready Feb. 3

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday said the Court of Appeal Complex for the Asaba Division would be inaugurated on Feb. 3, 2020. Okowa who inspected ongoing work at the complex located at Mariam Babangida Way, told newsmen that finishing touches were being made to ensure that everything was in place before the… Read More »

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Odutemu’s elevation to Archbishop, well-deserved – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Rt. Rev. Cyril Odutemu on his election as the Archbishop of Bendel Province of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion. Okowa said that Odutemu’s elevation was well-deserved given his antecedents as a firebrand preacher and outstanding administrator. In a congratulatory message by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr… Read More »

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Shaka Momodu: A Columnist as Hater-in-Chief By FEMI ADESINA

For many years, week after week, Shaka Momodu opens the sewers, and pours vitriol on President Muhammadu Buhari on the back page of Thisday Newspapers. We ignore him, reasoning that when a mind is diseased, there is hardly much you can do to point such soul to decency. It remains impervious to anything not from… Read More »

Category: Local

Mineral resources alone can’t take Nigeria to prosperity—Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Sunday that natural resources alone cannot take Nigeria to its desired prosperity. The Governor, who spoke during a church service in respect of the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration, held at Cathedral of St. Peter, Aremo, Ibadan, said that education and human capital development would remain… Read More »

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Delta Civil Servants To Receive Minimum Wage With January Salary

Workers in Delta will receive the new minimum wage in their January, 2020 salary as the state government and the organised labour have resolved to accept the template being used by the Federal Government for the implementation. At a joint press conference where the agreement was signed in Asaba on Friday evening, the Seceretary to… Read More »

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Delta commits N100m to fight HIV

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, said the state government would commit N100 million to fight the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the state. The governor made this known at the launch of HIV SURGE in Asaba on Thursday. He urged that all hands must be on deck to check the HIV scourge,… Read More »

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NIMASA Set to Honour Maritime Stakeholders to Energize Blue Economy Dakuku Says It Will Encourage More Investors

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is set to again honour stakeholders at the annual dinner and awards night scheduled to take place in Lagos on Saturday, January 18, 2020. This is as the Director General of the Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside extolled the role of stakeholders in assisting the Agency achieve its… Read More »