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FG begins implementation of National Health Act 2014 in Delta, 14 others

The Federal Government has begun implementation of the National Health Act 2014 with the disbursement of over six billion naira to fifteen states and the FCT. Minister of Health, Osagie Enahire, announced this at the 62nd National Council On Health, meeting in Asaba, capital of Delta state. TVC News Ikenna …

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Should Nigerians leave South Africa due to xenophobic attacks?

The first batch of returnees from South Africa following the recurrent xenophobic attacks arrived Nigeria on Wednesday night. Daily Trust Saturday spoke to some people on the decision of these Nigerians to come back home.   Oladejo Ismail, 49, Civil Servant, Asaba My candid opinion is against them coming home …

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next Tribunal in Asaba sacks winner of Delta south senatorial district election

Former Delta State governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan’s hope of representing Delta South in the Nigerian Senate might have been rekindled, following the nullification of the election of Senator James Manager by the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Asaba, Delta State on Saturday. The tribunal ordered a repeat of the exercise …

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Shehu Abdullahi smashes home first goal of the season – Latest Sports News In Nigeria

Bursaspor hammed visiting Osmanlispor 3-1 in a Turkey 1. Lig match on Sunday, and Super Eagles defender Abdullahi Shehu fired his side into the lead. Shehu scored his first of the season after four appearances for the club this season.   The goal opened the flood gates for the home …

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Diversion of malaria drugs, promotion of vaccines, others dominate health news last week

Last week, Nigeria’s minister of health and the 36 state health commissioners met at the 62nd National Council of Health Meeting to discuss the state of health care delivery in the country. On the international scene, the World Health Organisation responded to a rumour of death from an unknown illness …

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Okonjo-Iweala under fire over Ogwashi-Uku stool, dad alleged to be ‘regent, usurper’

<!– Professor Chukwuka Okonjo: the late Obi of Ogwashi Uku: No succession crisis, princes say –> Professor Chukwuka Okonjo: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala under fire for announcing death, successor Nigeria’s former finance minister is under fire for announcing the death of her 91 year-old father Professor Chukwuka Okonjo, who was the traditional …

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Rejig Nigeria’s Security, NBA Tells Buhari

The Nigerian Bar Association, Asaba, Delta State branch, has lamented the kidnap of one of its members, Chike Onyemenam (SAN), who was abducted on Saturday evening. In a statement, the organisation condemned the wanton kidnap and inability of the Nigeria Police Force to guarantee the safety of citizens. The lawyers …

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Delta govt begins repair of dilapidated portions of federal roads across the state

The governor said that the state government got approval from the Federal Government on Thursday to intervene in the repairs of some of the dilapidated portions of some federal roads in the State. According to him, contractors have been drafted to the roads to carry out rehabilitation adding that palliative …

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Delta Govt Fixes Benin-Sapele, Asaba-Onitsha Roads

A file photo of Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa. Photo: [email protected]     The Delta State government has commenced work on the rehabilitation of some dilapidated Federal Government roads in the state. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa disclosed this at an event, the government said on its Twitter handle on Sunday. According …

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