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2020 Budget: Only 4 States are viable in Nigeria —report

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…says 92% depends on federal allocation By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja A new report released Wednesday, by a budget tracking Civil Society Organisation, Budget, indicated that only four...

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Gas flaring: FEC approves conversion of natural gas to methanol

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The Federal Executive Council(FEC) has approved the conversion of natural gas to methanol in order to address the environmental challenge caused by gas flaring in the country. Gas flaring The...

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Nigeria’s education system faulty,says former UN rep,Prof. Ogwu

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA–FORMER Minister of Foreign Affairs,Prof. Joy Ogwu has said Nigeria’s education system was faulty. Ogwu identified the non-teaching of Philosophy of all...

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Delta govt presents relief assistance for natural disaster victims

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By Festus Ahon & Ochuko Akuopha, Asaba Delta State Government has presented relief assistance to over 150 victims of natural disasters across four communities in the state. Delta State...

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Court remands physically challenged in prison over fake NDA Admission scandal

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Perez Brisibe – Ughelli An Ughelli Magistrate court has remanded a physically challenged man, Difeh Samuel and his accomplice, Felix Victor in prison custody for allegedly forging an...

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Nigeria must look beyond oil as source of revenue – Sylva

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Akpokona Omafuaire THE Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, said on Wednesday that Nigeria must plan its economy beyond oil. Sylva stated this at the International Conference...

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Cab drivers, hotels record high patronage as NAFEST hits day 5

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Cab drivers and hotels in Benin city are taking advantage of the ongoing, National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST), to record more sales as the festival hit day five of the event. Governor...

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Itsekiri hail NDDC audit, insist on implementation of report

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By Jimitota Onoyume, Warri Apex Itsekiri body, Itsekiri Leaders of Thought, ILOT, has hailed the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to order a forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development...

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50m Nigerians suffer from mental disorder — CMD

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Dr Ibrahim Wakawa, the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Maiduguri, says at least 50 million Nigerians are believed to be suffering from mental disorders. Wakawa...

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Healthcare Delivery: Delta Govt signs MoU France company

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By Festus Ahon – Asaba Delta State Contributory Health Commission has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with Sanofi, a Paris, France based company to improve access for Diabetes and...

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Kawhi Leonard outshines LeBron, Anthony Davis as LA Clippers defeat Lakers

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Kawhi Leonard produced a superb performance on his Los Angeles Clippers debut as they defeated city rivals the Lakers 112-102 on Tuesday night. Kawhi Leonard of the LA Clippers The 2019 NBA Finals...

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Press Week: Delta NUJ sets up 17-man committee

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By Ochuko Akuopha – Oleh Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Delta Stare Council, has set up a 17-man committee to organize its 2019 Press Week, with Regional Editor of Vanguard Newspapers,...

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Tanker crushes Okada passenger to death in Delta

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Paul Olayemi – Sapele A tanker driver on Tuesday morning escaped being lynched by a mob at the New road area of the Sapele, Delta State after a man boarding an Okada was crushed to death...

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Gov. Okowa seeks approval for N27.9bn 2019 supplementary budget

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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9...

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Anti-terror war: N100b Army budget too small — NASS

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Says more funds needed for equipment, weapons Military deserves larger budget — IKPONMWEN By Kingsley Omonobi & Alemma Aliu Abuja—The Senate and House of Representatives...

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