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Delta to revisit suspended 2015 employment

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has said the 2015 suspended civil service employment will be revisited in one month. He spoke in Asaba when the Executive Council of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) visited him. The governor said he had directed the head of Service and the Civil Service Commission to …

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U23 AFCON Qualifier: Olympic Eagles lose 0-1 to Sudan – Latest Sports News In Nigeria

Cup holders Nigeria on Thursday lost by the odd goal to their Sudanese counterparts in an U23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match at the Al Merriekh Stadium in Omdurman. The home team scored on the dot of 45 minutes as the Nigeria defence faltered from a counter attack, although …

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FIFA readies preliminary report of Nigeria’s U20 Women’s World Cup bid

TORONTO, USA – AUGUST 04: The trophy for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 tournament on display during the opening press conference on August 4, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Mike Hewitt – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images) The world football governing body FIFA has confirmed that a …

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Delta approves N1.5b for UBEC projects

Delta State Government has approved N1.5 billion as counterpart funding for the 2019 Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) projects. Delta Commissioner for Information Charles Aniagwu said in Asaba that the approval was one of the decisions taken at the State Executive Council (SEC) meeting chaired by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. Aniagwu …

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Health sector: FG appeals for harmonious working relationships among key players

SEN. Adeleke Mamora, Minister of State for Health, has appealed for harmonious working relationships among key players in the health sector to ensure delivery of quality healthcare services to Nigerians. Adeleke made the call on Thursday in Asaba, at the 62nd National Council on Health (NCH) meeting, with the theme: …

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Okowa, Health Minister Decry Nigeria’s High Maternal Mortality Rate

Round Table: Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, and Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire Health Ministry   Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, and Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, have expressed worry over Nigeria’s high maternal mortality rate, calling for urgent steps to be taken to address the situation. Speaking during the …

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Q&A: Lobi Stars coach Ogunbote

SCORENIGERIA interview with coach Gbenga Ogunbote of Lobi Stars at the Governor Okowa pre-season tournament Asaba. SCORENIGERIA: Coach, you recorded a slim victory over Cynosure FC, three points in the bag, what’s your assessment of the match? OGUNBOTE: I think it was a very good one, starting very good, the most …

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BEDC turns out 134 trainees to improve service

Samuel Awoyinfa BEDC Electricity Plc has turned out another set of 60 graduate trainees and 74 technician trainees in its quest at improving service delivery to customers and bridging skills gap in the power sector. It also announced the take-off locations for the Meter Asset Provider scheme in Delta State. …

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Gov Okowa, Ehanire decry Nigeria’s global maternal, child mortality ranking

– Nigeria’s ranking as the country with the highest maternal and child mortality rate in the world is still a source of worry – Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa and the minister of health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire have expressed concerns over the situation – They made their positions known …

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Millions of donated Malaria drugs diverted in Nigeria — Federal Govt

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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