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OPL empowers 100 artisans

By Agbonkhese Oboh One hundred artisans, comprising plumbers, electricians, masons and carpenters, have been empowered with soft skills and world-class technical abilities by OPL Academy via its Tradesmen Empowerment Programme, TEP, sponsored by ACA Foundation. Officials of OPL Academy, ACA Foundation and beneficiaries of Tradesmen Empowerment Programme, at the graduation ceremony …

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Tribunal: Omo-Agege wins Oboro in Delta

The camp of the Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege has erupted in jubilation as the Senator representing Delta Central, on Saturday, floored his opponent from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Hon Evelyn Oboro at the Election Petition Tribunal sitting at Asaba. The tribunal, which affirmed the victory of …

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New NDDC Board: ‘Perfect choice’

…DR. PIUS ODUBU AND CHIEF BERNARD OKUMAGBA THE NEXT LEVEL TEAM FOR NDDC We have gone through all the names of the nominees of the NDDC new board as recommended by MR. PRESIDENT. The association is profoundly grateful to Mr. President for such a well thought-out compilation. Going through the …

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POLITICS2 hours ago Delta Govt To Validate Suspended 2015 Employment

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday announced that 2015 suspended civil service employment in the state would be revisited within the next one month. He made the disclosure in Asaba when the new Executive Council of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in the state visited him. The governor said that …

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Salisu Yusuf: NFF announces return of Super Eagles coach after serving 1-year ban

– Salisu Yusuf has returned after serving a one-year suspension – The 57-year-old tactician served his punishment for receiving bribe – Salisu was caught on camera receiving money to influence selection for the 2017 WAFU tournament Salisu Yusuf, former Kano Pillars boss, has returned to the national team following the …

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Health minister, Delta Governor say rising rates of maternal, infant mortality unacceptable

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, and Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Thursday decried the “rising and unprecedented” rates of maternal and infant mortality in the country, and declared that the trend was “simply unacceptable”. The duo spoke at the opening ceremony of the 62nd National Council on Health …

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Nigeria: Millions of Donated Malaria Drugs Diverted in Nigeria – Federal Govt – AllAfrica

The Federal Government says it will engage law enforcement agencies against parties whose actions or inactions lead to diversion of anti-malaria drugs (ACT) supplied to Nigeria by Global Fund. Evelyln Ngige, the Director Public Health, Federal Ministry of Health, disclosed this at the 62nd National Council of Health Meeting on …

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Basic healthcare provision fund: Poverty, population determines sharing formula ― Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says distribution of the Basic Health Care Fund (BHCPF) to states is based on the poverty index and population of the states. Ehanire disclosed this at the 62nd National Council of Health Conference on Thursday in Asaba. He explained that BHCPF was targeting …

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Why States must implement disease control laws – NCDC

<!– Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director-General of Nigerian Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) –> Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director-General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director-General of  Nigerian Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) has urged state governments to invest massively in the prevention, detection and control diseases …

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NFF reinstates Salisu after bribery ban

Sodiq Oyeleke The Nigeria Football Federation has reinstated Salisu Yusuf to the national team after serving a one-year ban for receiving bribe. The NFF made this known in a press statement by its spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, on Thursday. Salisu was in August 2018 caught on camera accepting cash from men …

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