150 athletes set for 10th Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Championships
A total of 150 athletes from 20 teams will compete for honours at this year’s 10th edition of Korean Ambassador’s Cup for Taekwondo holding between October 17 and 18 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere Lagos.
If we do not give Nigeria a rebirth before 2023 my prediction is that there will be no country, says Attah
In this revealing interview with AYOYINKA JEGEDE in Uyo, former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, speaks on how to achieve the rebirth Nigerians desperately yearn for through true federalism founded on resource control, spearheaded by the National Assembly
Okowa wades into NPDC, Delta community crisis
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has waded into the crisis between the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) and Ubogo community in Udu Council of the state. The governor, while commending both parties for agreeing to resolve the impasse that temporarily halted the company’s operation
Indigenes shut Asaba to remember civil war heroes in Delta
Indigenes and residents yesterday shut the popular Ogbogologo Market till 2:00p.m. in deference to the order of the Omu of Asaba, Dr. Ada Biose, to remember their relatives murdered by federal troops during the civil war in the Delta State capital.
FRSC arrests 1,750 riders over non-possession of number plates, licence
Pursuant to the earlier public statement by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the Joint Tax Board (JTB) that they would begin a clampdown on tricycles and motorcycles without number plates and riders without class ‘A’ licence from October 2, 2019, the FRSC has commenced full enforcement of the policy. According to the agency, it…
Delta promises quality healthcare delivery, donates test kits for HIV screening
Delta State Government has again reiterated its commitment to quality healthcare provision, just as experts have stressed the need for residents and indigenes of Delta State to make their knowledge of HIV status a continuous affair.
‘Delta State set to commence 2019/2020 jobs creation programme’
The Delta State government has disclosed that all it has made necessary arrangements for the commencement of the 2019/2020 cycle of its job creation programme. Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer, Professor Eric Eboh, disclosed this yesterday in Asaba during a work plan and implementation guideline meeting with members of staff.
Tribunal sacks Delta PDP reps member, upholds Ogor, Afe elections
It was jubilation galore as the Election Petition Tribunal Panel sitting in Asaba on Friday, upheld the petition of Hon. Halims Agoda of the All Progressives Congress (APC), thereby ending the stay of Hon. Benson Igbakpa of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the member representing Ethiope Federal Constituency at the National Assembly.
Delta intervenes in failed portion of Warri/Sapele/Benin road
Delta State Government has expressed concern over the failed portion of the Warri/Benin road and has set aside N19.1 billion to complete Sector ‘A’ of the Ughelli/Asaba road dualisation project.
Group flays FG over NDDC board, insist on chairmanship slot for Delta
The Centre for Peace and Good Governance (CPGG) has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari over the constitution of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC’s) board.