Category: Foreign

September 6, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

A former member of the House of Representatives, Honourable Ned Nwoko, has expressed shock and dismay over the wave of violent attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, resulting in deaths. In a statement in Abuja, Honourable Nwoko, who represented  the Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, condemned the reported killings of Nigerian immigrants and the  destruction of their…

September 6, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Former Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has died at the age of 95. This was announced by his successor, President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday (today) in a tweet. Mnangagwa expressed sadness over the passing on of the former iron fisted leader, describing him as the founding father of Zimbabwe, an icon of liberation and a Pan…

September 1, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

F The Federal Government has commended the Delta State Government for the quality of facilities at the Asaba International Airport, saying they are of international standards.  Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, gave the commendation on Sunday in Asaba shortly after  inspecting facilities at the airport. He noted that the state government had done well…

August 31, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Delta State Government has affirmed its resolve to continue to strengthen the already existing collaboration between the state and the organised private sector in its efforts at ensuring accelerated economic growth of the state. The State Commissioner for Trade and Investment, Chief Chika Ossai, who gave the assurance while playing host to members of the…

August 23, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

The Delta State Commissioner for Trade and Investment, Honourable Chika Ossai, has said the state government will continue to encourage investors by providing the necessary support that will enable their businesses to thrive.   Chika Ossai stated this on Thursday in Asaba when the Chief Excecutive Officer of O ‘secul Nigeria Limited, Engineer Mike  Orugbo met…

August 20, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

The twelve host communities to the Oil Mining Lease, OML-42 operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC and joint partners have been commended for embracing peace in the resolution of issues that led to the shut down of operations at the flow station. The Delta state Commissioner for Oil and Gas, Prince Emmanuel Amgbaduba,…

August 19, 2019 Frederick Odu 2 comments

Delta state Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has condemned the attack on former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu at the 2nd Annual Igbo Cultural Festival held in Nuremberg, Germany, on Saturday.  Okowa, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifejika, said the incident was pathetic, shameful and an embarrassment to Nigeria.  He…

August 3, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

As part of efforts to upgrade the Asaba International Airport, the Delta State Government has announced the successful installation of the Instrument Landing System (ILS) at the airport. Delta State Information Commissioner Charles Aniagwu, stated this in a statement on Friday in Asaba. He noted that with the successful installation of the Instrument Landing System,…

July 23, 2019 Frederick Odu No comments exist

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has backed the documentation of immigrants in the country, saying that it will ensure proper planning and assist in the security of lives and property of Nigerians. Speaking when the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Mr. Mohammad Babandede paid him a courtesy call on Tuesday in Asaba,…

June 22, 2019 Frederick Odu No comments exist

Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Saturday defeated Burundi by one goal to nil in their opening match at the ongoing 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, who came in as a substitute scored the only goal of the match for the Super Eagles to secure vital three…

June 18, 2019 Sunny David No comments exist

The Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has launched a website to “allow Nigerians track the status” of the ongoing construction of the 2nd Niger Bridge. The federal government had in November awarded the construction giant a N206 billion contract for the work. The Julius Berger, in a statement issued by the company’s media office and available…

June 10, 2019 Sunny David 23 comments

Anambra State Government has applauded the European Union EU and the World Health Organization WHO for supporting the state in organizing the National Health Workforce Review, Cleaning and Validation Workshop. The appreciation was conveyed by the Commissioner for Health through the Acting Permanent Secretary, Dr. John Ndibe, during the workshop in Awka. Dr. Ndibe noted…