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The Oshimili North is one of the twenty-five Local Government Areas that make up Delta State, South-south geo-political region of Nigeria. The Local Government was created in 1997 and until its creation, was part of the old Oshimili Local Government Area. The Local Government is headquartered at Akwukwu-ukwu and comprises prominent towns and communities such as Ibusa, Illah and Okpanam. The people of this region speak Igbo, which the Igbo indigenes refer to as the Enuani language dialect of Igbo language.

Integrating financing mechanisms to achieve universal health coverage

The quest for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has led to the introduction of several financing mechanisms. Until now, the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends the use of a pre-paid mechanism that will ensure that the patient does not pay for care out-of-pocket. This method, which is used by several health …

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Floods are here

From the north of the country to the south, floods are already wreaking havoc. Things might get worse in the following weeks, FRANK IKPEFAN reports Floods are here. Its negative impact is already being felt by Nigerians across various states. It has wreaked havoc in major cities in the country, …

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Delta Government To Go Tough On Child, Human Traffickers As SuspectedPersons Invades 8 Councils

As the menace of child and human trafficking continue unabated, the Delta state government said it would deploy all arsenals at its disposal to battle persons involved in the dirty business. Addressing a press conference Wednesday at the Ministry of Information conference hall, Chairman of the Delta State Task Force …

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Reps finally settle for Doguwa, Elumelu as principal officers

•PDP insists on Chinda, summons minority leader, others The House of Representatives has finally settled for Alhassan Ado Doguwa to occupy the seat of the House Leader in deference to the directive of the Adams Oshiomhole-led All Progressives Congress (APC). The decision, yesterday, put paid to speculations that Speaker Femi …

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Esewezie donates car to anti-cult group

By Olawale Gabriel IBUSA—A onetime Chairman of Oshimili North Constituency and Executive Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Community Development, Hon. Innocent Esewezie, has donated a brand new Sienna car to the Anti- cult group of the Ibusa command. Magu’s confirmation: 8th NASS members had skeleton in their cupboards – …

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NEWS7 months ago Delta Govt To Construct, Rehabilitate 70 Roads

The Delta State Government has approved the construction and rehabilitation of 70 roads across the three Senatorial Districts in the state. This decision was taken on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, during the State Executive Council meeting presided over the State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, inside the EXCO Chambers in …

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Foreign firms set to take over Delta fish feed mills

By Festus Ahon ASABA-DELTA State Government is concluding plans with two foreign Agencies;  USAID and American based company,  VICA Technologies to fast track the commencement and operations of the state government’s owned multi billion naira fish Feed Mills in Owanta Aliosimi, Ika North East local government area and Asaba, Oshimili …

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I won’t return Nigeria to days of exporting jobs – Buhari

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, assured Nigerians that his administration will not return the country to the days of exporting jobs through the importation of food and clothing items that can be produced locally. President Muhammadu Buhari Ndokwa/Oshimili people protest alleged marginalisation(Opens in a new browser tab) President …

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