Saturday , December 7 2019

Ehiosun, Taiwo dropped for Madagascar

The duo of Ekigho Ehiosun and Taye Taiwo has been left out for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying against Madagascar on September 4. Nigeria head coach, Samson Siasia named a 25-man team without the two players during a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday. Siasia has been forced …

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Doctors Issue 10-Day Ultimatum for Permanent Secretary to Quit

Doctors Issue 10-Day Ultimatum for Permanent Secretary to Quit Ughelli, Aug 24, 2011 (Daily Independent/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Permanent Secretary, Hospitals Management Board (HMB), Dr. Caroline Ajuyah, was on Monday told to vacate her office within 10 working days or risk industrial action by doctors in government-owned …

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Nigeria : NFF Mourns Jibola Oni

Leadership (Abuja) 24 August 2011 The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has expressed utter shock at the sudden death of enterprising young journalist, Jibola Oni, of Sports Radio Brila FM 88.9. The versatile Jibola Oni was said to have died on Monday in his home town in Ekiti State from effects …

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Delta Spends N1b Monthly On Higher Institutions

  ASABA – The Delta State government spends about N1 billion on its tertiary institutions monthly, Prof. Hope Eghagha, the Commissioner for Higher Education, says. He told newsmen in Asaba that the amount covered salaries of staff and other monthly exigencies of the various institutions. He disclosed that N400 million …

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+ Youths protest neglect of Udu roads

By Sunday Apah Special Correspondent, Ughelli HUNDREDS of youths weekend took to the streets of Udu in protest over what they described as neglect of Udu road by government which has completely failed.   The youths also complained of the non-appointment of an Udu person into the recently constituted board of the …

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Delta doctors threaten strike over retirement savings

By Lucky Oji ASABA—Delta State Hospitals Management Board chapters of Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria, MEDICAN, and National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners of Nigeria, NAGGMP, are threatening to go on strike, if there are no retirement savings in their accounts and tax cut. The …

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Delta PDP inaugurates reconciliation c’ttee

By Austin Ogwuda Asaba-DELTA State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has  inaugurated a four-man Truth/Reconciliation Committee, headed by Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, to bring sanity to the party. Members of the committee are: Mr. Young Igbrude, former Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly; Mr. Terry Noah, a former …

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LAST UPDATED AT Mon Aug, 22 2011

What is your comment on the administration of Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan over the years?  I must say he has performed creditably; if I consider his three point agenda. Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has transformed Delta State and we are happy about it. The governor has performed in the area of infrastructural …

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Amaechi to FG: Stop gas flaring

By Austin Ogwuda Asaba – Governor  Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State has charged the Federal Government to stop paying lip-service to issues of stopping gas flaring in the Niger Delta. Amaechi, who spoke at a forum on climate change in Asaba, Delta State, also called for a constitutional amend-ment that …

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Don’t tamper with Siasia’s list – Isima

Former Green Eagles defender, Okey Isima, has warned the Nigeria Football Federation to leave the Super Eagles team selection to coach Samson Siasia, saying its intervention could affect the coach’s programme. The NFF failed to approve Siasia’s team list last Friday as it told him to reconsider the exclusion of …

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