Tuesday , November 12 2019

Defence HQ to bank 80000 blood samples

….As Petinrin urges soldiers to donate blood BY KINGSLEY OMONOBI ABUJA—The Defence headquarters disclosed weekend, that the DHQ DNA banking laboratory analysis centre being put in place for the Nigerian Armed Forces  has capacity for more than 80, 000  samples. This is with storage of samples in the dry state …

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Akpabio plots Plateau Utd league stay

After guiding his relegation-haunted team to another home win over continental chasing Warri Wolves, new league leading scorer, George Akpabio of Plateau United has set two targets before him before the expiration of the league season. Akpabio who was a bit anonymous in the first stanza of the league with …

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+ Amnesty: Urhobo youths neglected –

  Can you situate the current amnesty programme against the Urhobo nationality? The amnesty programme, kick-started by the late President Musa Yar’Adua, was supposed to be all embracing but it is not. Urhobo youths have been shunted out of the programme. It may not be the fault of the government …

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Rivers introduces social services levy

By  Godwin Egba  Special Correspondent, Port Harcourt  Ovie Ogbon Ogoni-Oghoro I, the Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom (middle), with his chiefs during his installation as the first Royal Canon of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Ughelli Diocese, Delta State…recently. Rivers State government has rolled out its social services levy machinery …

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MADAME POURQUOI: Borrowing II: Yoruba and Igbo

Recently, while reading Odili Ujubuonu’s Treasure in the Winds, I came across the word “iba” which means “fever.” Same spelling, same pronunciation, same meaning with its Yoruba twin “iba.” That confirmed two things for me. First, literature holds the keys to opening doors we didn’t know exist; in this case, …

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Our mission, challenges, by Delta SSG

Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay is the Secretary to the Delta State Government. He spoke with  JOSEPH JIBUEZE on the challenges  facing Uduaghan administration and other issues.   What have been the challenges of governing Delta since the inception of this administration? We have political challenges. The opposition won’t want to see anything …

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‘Warri Boys’ dream Warri mega city

By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South “WARRI Boys”, under  the auspices of the Warri Rebirth Initiative, WRI, are planning to revive the good old days of the oil city of Warri in Delta State, which was detribalized and united, by collaborating with the  state government, development agencies and stakeholders to …

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Nigeria: Prison Inmates Battle Officials Over Extortion

Leadership (Abuja) Kola Niyi-Eke 17 July 2011 Inmates at the Okere-Warri federal prison in Delta State are allegedly at war with officials of the prison over alleged financial extortion and sexual abuse. The inmates, under a present tight security over the recent jail break, reportedly physically descended on the officials …

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Akpabio tops NPL goals chart

Europe bound Plateau United forward, George Akpabio moved to the top of the Nigeria Premier League goals chart on match day 33 after scoring a brace against Warri Wolves. The forward will remain as top scorer with 14 goals in the Nigeria Premier League until the league resumes in August …

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