Saturday , July 20 2019

Crisis rocks Delta labour agency

By FESTUS AHON UGHELLI—A simmering crisis between Director- General of Delta State Direct Labour Agency, DLA and four of his directors has now blown into the open with the directors petitioning  Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan and the State House of Assembly over the dispute. Although the Director General, Mr Odafe Igbini …

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Building Communities’ Capacity through Regional Devt Councils

Road construction  To create an enabling environment between Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) and its host communities in the Niger Delta, PACT Nigeria, a Non-profit organisation, recently conducted workshops in Benin, Asaba and Port Harcourt. The fora sought to equip and empower Regional Development Councils (RDCs), representatives of CNL host communities …

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O’jez honours Mike Okri

Fans of Omoge music sensation, and returnee Mike Okri would have the opportunity of beholding their music idol perform some of his new songs cooked in his almost a decade sojourn in the United States of America as the popular celebrity hangout, and organisers of the monthly O’jez Entertainment Forum …

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Onokpite family drags IGP, others to court

By Emma Amaize WARRI – THE Onokpite family of Ugolo-Okpe, Okpe local government area of Delta State has dragged the Inspector General of Police, Commissioner of Police, Delta State and the Area Commander, Warri to a High Court in Warri over the killing of its son, Chief Ogbe Onokpite, a …

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Delta budgets N383.39bn for 2012

By Austin Ogwuda Asaba – DELTA State governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, yesterday presented his 2012 budget proposal of  N383. 39 billion to the State House of Assembly for consideration and promised to apply “stricter control over expenditure.” Christened, Budget for sustainable development, the amount is made up of N169.82 billion or 44.30 …

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Keshi to List 30 Giants for Eagles Camp

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi By Olawale Ajimotokan National coach Stephen Keshi is emphasizing on physical attributes after he insisted his home-based players will be made up of giants and imposing players when the camp opens in Abuja next Monday. Keshi met with the officials of the Nigeria Football Federation …

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Iwude-Ijesa Festival: Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow

A big revival and celebration of cultural, political and economic life of an ancient community in central Yorubaland enters its fourth edition this year. Ijesaland, one of the earliest and most influential kingdoms sharing borders with Ile-Ife, the ancestral home of the Yoruba, is about to restore its primacy in …

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Uduaghan urges NURTW to promote peace

Gov. Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta has urged members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) to conduct their affairs in a responsible and peaceful manner in the state. He gave the charge in Asaba when members of the union, led by its state Chairman, Chief Ifeanyi Obi, paid …

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Nigeria: Football Woes – Izilein Disagrees With Senate, Blames Administrators

Kate Obodo 10 December 2011 Former Golden Eaglets coach Godwin Izilien has disagreed with the Senate Committee on Sports which blamed coaches and footballers for the recent free fall of the country’s football as he attributed it instead to poor administration. Izilien, also a former Super Falcons coach, told Sunday …

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