Friday , December 6 2019

Delta sacks striking doctors, says industrial action “uncalled for”

By AUSTIN OGWUDA, Asaba ALL medical doctors in Delta State government-owned hospitals on temporary appointment who joined their colleagues in the on-going strike action have been told to regard their appointment terminated. Similarly, doctors on permanent appointment that are on strike would not be paid while the action  lasts. Public …

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Uduaghan praised over appointment of ex-council chief

Uduaghan A Forum, the Sapele Political Vanguard in Delta State  has commended Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan on the appointment of Hon. Michael Diden, former council chairman, Warri North Local Government Area into the reconstituted board of the Delta State Oil-Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC). The group’s Provost and Financial Secretary Hon. …

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Casualisation Rocks Delta Council

What could be termed “civil slavery and dehumanisation” appears to have been gaining ground in Bomadi local government council in Delta State for the past years as about 29 temporary workers who were employed in 2000 as labourers have cried out against  what they termed ill-treatment by the local government …

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Uduaghan: We had problems in Delta PDP before general elections

Uduaghan Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan on Friday admitted that acrimonies within the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, led to defections and anti-party activities prior to the April general elections.Uduaghan disclosed this in Asaba, when members of the PDP Truth and Reconciliation Committee visited him in his office. …

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Madagascar/Nigeria: Poor Pitch Shouldn’t Affect Eagles Chances in Antananarivo – Chukwu

Kate Obodo 3 September 2011 Technical Committee member of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Christian Chukwu has dismissed insinuations that the poor state of the pitch of Stade Municipal de Mahamasina, venue of tomorrow’s crucial Nations Cup encounter between the Super Eagles and Barea of Madagascar in Antananarivo will affect …

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We are not out yet – Crown FC

BY KATE OBODO Spokesman of Crown FC of Ogbomosho, Kunle Oyeleye has said the team is not out in contention for surviving the relegation battle in the Nigerian Premier League, NPL. With only four rounds of matches to go in the League, the Ogbomosho based-side is believed to be on …

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Clark promises to reconcile with PDP

BY FESTUS AHON, Ughelli FORMER Federal commissioner for Information and Ijaw National Leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark has promised to sheathe his swords and reconcile with all members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in order to move the party forward in Delta State. Clark made the promise when the …

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Nigeria And Echoes Of State Creation

| Print | E-mail Saturday, 03 September 2011 As part of the ongoing national discourse on critical areas of the 1999 Constitution, KUNLE ODEREMI, takes a look at the inherent issues in creation of states. Professor Sam Oyevbaire, former Minister of Information, recently, gave a thought-provoking talk on the creation of states in …

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Delta @ 20: Hows govs ruled the state – Comrade Macaulay

Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South FROM a reporter in the then Bendel Broadcasting Service, BBS, Benin City in 1991 when Delta State was created out of the defunct Bendel State, Comrade Ovuozuorie Macaulay, who became the first chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, in the state, in 1992, …

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Strike: Delta Doctors Call For Removal Of PS From Health Board

| Print | E-mail Written by Alphonsus Agborh, Asaba Saturday, 03 September 2011 Medical services have been paralysed in government hospitals in Delta State as doctors demand the removal of the Permanent Secretary in the state Hospital management Board (HMB), Dr. Caroline Ajuya. The situation in the health sector was further compounded as the Federal …

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