Wednesday , October 23 2019

Delta Government Sacks Medical Director

Delta state government has sacked the Zonal Medical Director, Dr. Philemon Okolie, who was in charge of the Central hospital, Agbor, Ika south local government area of the state. His sack followed incessant complaints of poor service delivery at the Central hospital to Deltans. Arising from a crucial meeting in …

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Sickle Cell Project: Okowa Denies Receiving N3.5bn Grant from US Group

Edith Okowa Omon-Julius Onabu in Asaba Wife of the Delta State Governor, Dame Edith Okowa, has denied receiving a N3.5 billion (US $10 million) donation in support of her efforts to ameliorate the suffering of persons living with sickle cell anaemia and to promote children welfare through her organisation, The …

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Obi Ifechukwude Okonjo Receives Staff of Office as Ogwashi-Uku King

Omon-Julius Onabu in Asaba His Royal Majesty Ifechukwude Chukuka Okonjo II yesterday received his official staff of office from the Delta State Government as the 13th monarch of the ancient kingdom of Ogwashi-Uku in Aniocha South Local Government Area of the state. The state Deputy Governor, Kingsley Otuaro, presented the …

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Dangote: I’ll continue to alleviate poverty through my investments

Aliko Dangote, chairman of Dangote Cement Plc, says he will continue to help in alleviating poverty and spread wealth through his investments. Dangote spoke during the extended Dangote cement bag of goodies national consumer promotion in Akure, Ondo state capital and in Asaba, Delta state capital. Represented by Yemi Fajobi, …

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Nigeria must plan beyond oil to avert decline in reserves ― Sylva

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva has reiterated the need for the country to plan beyond oil in order to avert the inevitable decline in oil and gas reserves and demands. Chief Sylva reiterated the call, on Monday, at the two-day International Conference on Hydrocarbon Science Technology …

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Retired General Clark is Dead

Former Military Secretary (Army), Major General Henry Udumebrayen Clark (Rtd), is dead. He was aged 70. He died at his residence in Warri on October 15, two days to his 71st birthday. The late General Clark had a distinguished military career in the Nigerian army and received several honours and …

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Bride walks down the aisle in giant inflatable balloon

A couple celebrated their 10 year wedding anniversary in style as the glamorous wife made a grand entrance in a giant inflatable bubble. She got the inflatable balloon shipped in from Dubai, paying £385 for her perfect entrance. Reverence, 35 and husband, Joseph, 51, invited their friends and family to …

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FG, China sign $3.9bn contract to link FCT, Itakpe/Warri by Rail

<!– Amaechi –> Amaechi The Federal Government has signed a contract agreement for the construction of railway to link Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory with Itakpe and Warri. The rail line which is about $3.9bn will pass through Barrow and have a branch line to Lokoja, the Kogi State capital. …

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Delta governor’s wife speaks on N3.5 bn alleged donation from US

Edith Okowa, wife of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, has denied receiving N3.5 billion for her pet project, O’5 Initiative, from the Initiative for Global Development, a U.S based organisation. The governor’s wife made the denial in Asaba, the state capital on Wednesday at a press briefing while reacting …

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