Wednesday , October 23 2019

Nigeria’s largest airline halts domestic flights

By JON GAMBRELLAssociated Press LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) – Nigeria’s largest airline Arik Air Ltd. halted all its domestic flights indefinitely Thursday as its leaders alleged government corruption made it impossible for the carrier to fly, after officials raided and disrupted its flights without explanation. Arik Air’s top executives told journalists …

Read More »

Chemical Engineers Advocate a Vibrant Petrochemical Sector

The Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (NSChE) has intensified calls for a vibrant petrochemical sector, stressing the need to pay attention to the rather neglected sector. The National President of the society, Dr. John Erinne, stated this at the recent International Petrochemical Workshop organised by the Nigerian NSChE in Lagos. …

Read More »

Three years on, still gullies to Warri Refinery

Residents, business owners cry out as potholes damage, all-important, but abandoned road AS the name implies, Refinery Road in Warri, Delta State, is the main route to the Warri Refinery. The second route, which branches off the NPA Expressway, is often bogged down by gridlock caused by hundreds of indiscriminately …

Read More »

Lawmaker Seeks Assistance for Community

Flood Onwuka Nzeshi Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Media and Public  Affairs, Hon. Victor Ogene, Monday urged the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and other relevant government  agencies  to  come to the aid of the people of Ogbaru and other neighbouring communities in Anambra State  following a flood …

Read More »

Army Uniforms Land 16 Students In Police Net

Detectives at the Delta State Command of the Nigeria Police, have arrested 16 undergraduates’ of the state owned institutions for illegal possession and use of army uniforms including allurements. The state Police spokesman, Mr. Charles Muka, confirmed to Journalists that the suspects were arrested in Asaba and Ogwashi-uku by the …

Read More »

Delta Spends N5bn To Build, Renovate 50 Schools

The Delta State government says it has spent N5billion to build and or renovate 50 schools across the state. The state Commissioner for Infrastructure and Development, Mrs. Edna Oroze Esievo, disclosed this in an interview with LEADERSHIP in Asaba. However, despite the building and renovation of the schools protests have …

Read More »

Acadiana’s Multi-Media Station15 die in southwest Nigeria truck crash

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) – Police in Nigeria’s southwest say at least 15 people have died in a crash involving two trucks and many other vehicles. Ogun state police spokesman Olumuyiwa Adejobi said Wednesday a truck driver collided head-on with cars and motorbikes on a highway leading to the commercial capital …

Read More »

Delta govt lauded over infrastructural development

| Print | E-mail Written by Alphonsus Agborh Thursday, 20 September 2012 A US-based property development expert, Mr Amechi Christopher Okobah, has attributed the spate of infrastructural development in Delta State to the cordial relationship between the executive and legislative arms of government in the state. Okobah told journalists  in Onich Ugboh, Aniocha …

Read More »

Govt mobilises contractors for Asaba market project

| Print | E-mail Written by Sylvester Idowu Thursday, 20 September 2012 Delta State Government has issued a marching order to the contractors handling the Sapele Modern Market to ensure completion of the project on the target date of October 2013. The state Commissioner for Housing, Chief Paulinus Akpeki, who gave the order …

Read More »