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Okowa again sends revised 2020 appropriation bill to State Assembly

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Okowa. Photo: TWITTER/IAOKOWAGov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday sent a revised 2020 appropriation bill of N282 billion to the State Assembly for approval. The letter accompanying the proposed...

Tue Jul 7th, 2020     Read More →

NDDC: IMC looting spree must be stopped

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The fresh revelations of fraudulent and extravagant spending by the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission call for urgent action by the federal government to save...

Tue Jul 7th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerian lawmakers pass bill to protect students from sexual harassment

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Senate President Ahmed Lawan PHOTO: TWITTER/NIGERIAN SENATENigerian senators Tuesday passed a bill that will protect students from sexual harassment in the country’s tertiary institutions...

Tue Jul 7th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria Governors Forum to meet on corruption survey – Bello-Barkindo

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Nigeria Governors Forum PHOTO:Twitter The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) will be meeting on Wednesday through teleconferencing to review its second corruption survey, policy patterns and...

Tue Jul 7th, 2020     Read More →

Itsekiri decries neglect of GRIP, deep sea port projects

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Kindly Share This Story:…Urges FG to halt bidding on 57 Marginal fields …Threatens to shut down oil activities File photo BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME WARRI: Itsekiri ethnic nationality has...

Mon Jul 6th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria gets 2021 deadline to stop dirty fuel imports

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The Federal Government may have up till 2021 to stop the importation of dirty fuel into the country. The indication came on the heels of a recent report by international resource watchdog,...

Mon Jul 6th, 2020     Read More →

Reduce drastically cost of governance or face economic debacle, says Clark

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On Friday, 19th June 2020, the nation’s no. 2 citizens, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, responding to a statement made by former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, and the immediate...

Mon Jul 6th, 2020     Read More →

Changing the Nigerian narrative

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Nigerians want a changed narrative in national life. Our politics. Our leadership (rulership) style. The economy. They want a changing narrative. A changing narrative will give cause for hope....

Mon Jul 6th, 2020     Read More →

Group wants direct payment of derivation fund to oil-producing communities

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A group, Concerned Leaders of the Rivers State Oil and Gas Producing Communities has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to facilitate the payment of the 13% derivation fund directly to the...

Sun Jul 5th, 2020     Read More →

Ijaws demand ‘right of first refusal’ in marginal fields bids

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The Ijaws in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta have urged the Federal Government to give them ‘right of first refusal’ in marginal oil fields located...

Sun Jul 5th, 2020     Read More →

Troops eliminate 75 terrorists, rescue 35 victims in 17 encounters in June – DHQ

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Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole eliminated 75 Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in 17 encounters within the North-East theatre of operation in June, Defence...

Sun Jul 5th, 2020     Read More →

Troops intensify onslaught in North East, eliminate 75 terrorists

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Kindly Share This Story:File photo By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja Troops of Nigerian Military prosecuting the war against insurgency in the North East theatre have successfully neutralized 75...

Sun Jul 5th, 2020     Read More →

JUST IN: Delta NLC chairman kidnapped

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Kindly Share This Story: By Festus Ahon ASABA -TENSION heightened, Saturday in Asaba, the Delta State capital, following the kidnap of the Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC in the State,...

Sun Jul 5th, 2020     Read More →

Ebonyi Governor Dave Umahi tests positive for COVID-19

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Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi on Saturday said he has tested positive for coronavirus Umahi in a statement said some of his close aides also tested positive for the virus. Umahi further...

Sat Jul 4th, 2020     Read More →

Lagos-Asaba highway of extortion

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Normally, a journey from Lagos to Asaba in Delta State should take about six hours, all things being equal in a country where they are hardly so, including good roads. Because of COVID-19...

Sat Jul 4th, 2020     Read More →