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Okowa Launches ‘Operation Delta Hawk’ To Combat Violent Crime

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state on Thursday inaugurated the state security outfit, “Operation Delta Hawk,” with a charge to ensure success and safer state. Speaking at the event in Asaba, Okowa said the outfit...

Delta To Construct Orere Bridge In 2021

Delta Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that the state government will embark on the construction of Orere bridge in Ughelli South Council Area in 2021. Okowa disclosed this on Sunday at the thanksgiving service...

Ogoni Stakeholders Happy Over Sack Of HYPREP Project Coordinator

Stakeholders from Ogoni in Rivers State have been reacting to the sack of the former project coordinator of the hydrocarbon pollution remediation project, Dr. Marvin Dekil. Reacting to this development, the Movement for the Survival...

Bayelsa Schools To Re-Open For Third Term On November 16

The Bayelsa State government has directed all public and private schools to resume academic activities for the third term on Monday, November 16 about one month after closure. The Commissioner for Education, Gentle Emelah, issued...
COVID-19: Cross River begins mass production of PPEs for trial resumption of public schools.

Cross River Needs N5bn To Fix Vandalised Centre- Gov. Ayade

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River says the state will require N5 billion to repair the Calabar International Conference Centre (CICC) vandalised by hoodlums. Ayade made this known on Monday, while reaffirming the curfew imposed...

#EndSARS: PDP Suspends Political, Electioneering Activities

The General Manager of Edo Waste Management Board, Mr. Charles Imariagbe, says the state government has embarked on a clean-up exercise across the city after the #EndSARS protest. Imariagbe who monitored the clean-up exercises in...

COVID-19: Okowa Calls For Sustainable Health Financing In Nigeria

Delta Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for the adoption and implementation of a viable and sustainable healthcare financing programme for states in the country. He made this call on Thursday at the 40th Annual...

Edo Varsity To Commence New Academic Session Nov 16

The Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, has announced that its Post UTME screening to usher in 2020/2021 new academic session will be conducted on Thursday September 24, 2020. It also said the university would commence...

Medical Women, CSO’s Stage Protest Over Kidnapping In Calabar

The Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Cross River Chapter and other women organisations on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest against kidnapping in the state. The peaceful protest, which was organised by the Medical Women...

Emir Of Bauchi Extols Wike’s Leadership Style

The Emir of Bauchi State, Alhaji Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu has commended the pragmatic approach to governance adopted by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike saying it has endeared him to many Nigerians. The Emir...
COVID-19: Delta Relaxes Curfew, Reopens Markets, Bars, Beer Palours Closed

Delta State Govt Approves 2021-2023 MTEF/FSP, Targets N306b Budget Size

The Delta State Executive Council on Wednesday approved the revised 2021 to 2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP) at its virtual meeting. The meeting which was presided over by Governor Ifeanyi...
Police Begins Investigation Into Killing Of Councilor In Bayelsa

Police Begins Investigation Into Killing Of Councilor In Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Police Command says investigations have begun into the murder of Karma Agagowei, the Councillor representing Ward 6 of Sagbama Council Area on Saturday The command disclosed this is in a statement by...
Edo 2020: I Have No Property Issue With Obaseki - APC Chieftain

Edo 2020: I Have No Property Issue With Obaseki – APC Chieftain

Mathew Iduoriyekemwen, one of the governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former NDDC commissioner representing Edo State, has described as a wild wind fiction the story in the...

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