Wednesday , August 21 2019

Jonathan swears in two special advisers; harps on strong economy

BY DANIEL IDONOR ABUJA—AHEAD of the arrival of Minister of Finance and Coordinator, National Economic Management Team, NEMT, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, from the World Bank to resume duties in Nigeria, President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday swore in two special advisers to beef up the proposed NEMT. The new appointees, who incidentally …

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+ Man murdered day wife delivered bab

By Felix Igbekoyi , Correspondent, Asaba Not many residents of Abagana Lane, Off Cable Point in Oshimili South Local Government Area of Delta State will forget June 18, 2011. That day, they witnessed an occurrence unprecedented in the state; an event likely to cause setback in the relative peace of the Igbo …

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Foreign investors mull $16bn investment in Delta

Delta State government has attracted over $16 billion worth of investment for its export free zone, which is expected to create some 500,000 jobs. The state governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, said in Warri on Monday that investors from Saudi Arabia and India were coming to invest in the state’s petrochemical and …

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Veterans mourn Bolokor, Warri Wolves founder

The Sudden death of Chief Patrick Bolokor in Kokori, Delta State, has been received with shock by the Association of Sports veterans, Nigeria. President of the body, Chief Jonathan Ogufere in a condolence message said Chief Bolokor, a sports Veteran in his own right was an avid organizer and promoter …

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3000 ex-militants alleges exclusion from amnesty programme

Three thousand former militants, yesterday, in Ughelli, Delta State, alleged that they were denied admission into the ongoing Federal Government amnesty proggramme. They had threatened to resume violence should the neglect continue. The ex-militants, in a statement by ex-’generals’ Ejiro Irorobeje, America Daniel and Raymond Erharhadje, accused the Grassroots Coalition …

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Browse: Home / 2011 / July / Why Faridah Waziri And Mohammed Adoke Are At War

By NewsAdmin on July 25, 2011 That a wide gulf exists between the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Mohammed Adoke (SAN), the Attorney General of the Federation is becoming more obvious to Nigerians by the day. Just a few days ago, a statement emanated from …

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Asaba Airport, a model – Aviation Minister

By Emma Amaize, JOHNBOSCO AGBAKWURU Akpokona  Omafuaire MINISTER of Aviation, Mrs. Stella Oduah, weekend, said her Ministry will use the recently completed Asaba International Airport, Delta State, as a model. Speaking to newsmen during her inspection of the Osubi Airstrip expansion project, near Warri, the minister said: “The expansion of …

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Delta re-run: Tribunal upholds Uduaghan’s victor

ASABA—Delta State Governorship Election re-run petition tribunal sitting in Asaba, yesterday upheld the victory of Delta State governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, in the January 6 governorship re-run election in the state. The tribunal which delivered its judgment in the petition filed by the Democratic People’s Party, DPP , governorship candidate …

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Jonathan urged to sack NDDC boss

By Festus Ahon UGHELLI – A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Delta State, Mr. Godwin Adode, has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to relieve the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Chubuzor Ugwuoha, of his appointment. He accused Ugwuoha of creating division in …

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