Archives for November, 2013

Nigeria League: APFON Chides NFF over N750m owned players by various clubs

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Francis Sadhere Members of the Association of Professional Footballers of Nigeria (APFON) have lambasted the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), for their refusal to implement the 2010 arbitration committee decision which says that players owed by various clubs be paid. NFF President, Aminu Maigari Speaking at a press conference with sports writers at the Nigeria Union of Journalists ...

KIDNAPPING: Delta community wants FG To Set Up JTF Unit

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Francis Sadhere The people of Olomu Kingdom in Ughelli-South local government area of Delta State have called on the Federal Government to set up a unit of the Joint Task Force at the Oviri-Aloba-Ovwodokpokpo and Okpavuerhe axis of the kingdom to checkmate the rate of kidnapping taken place there. Nigeria Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar This ...

MSMEs Contributes 46.54% to Nation’s GDP – 2010 SMEDAN’s Survey

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Tejir Ebikeme/Francis Sadhere Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria contributes 46.54% to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), with a total employment of 32,5 million from a total number of 17,3 million MSMEs in Nigeria, according to 2010 National MSMEs survey conducted by the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN). Cross ...

CHEVRON COMMITED TO QUALITY EDUCATION IN NIGERIA – HAASTRUP

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Tejiri Ebikeme, THE General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs of Chevron Nigeria Limited, Mr. Deji Haastrup has said that Chevron is committed to improving the quality of education in the country. Speaking in Warri at the 2013 edition Award Ceremony of the National Chemistry (Awokoya Memorial) Competition, Mr. Haastrup stressed the importance of education in the ...

Free Medical Health Care Programme Ends in Igbide

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Dr. Joseph Otumara, Commissioner for Health, Delta State. A week-long free medial health care programme in Isoko South Local Government Area came to a close today at Igbide. Our Correspondent reports that hundreds of people in the local government area turned out enmasse to benefit from the programme. The free medical team including a heart specialist and ...

WE ARE COMMITTED TO PEACE, SECURITY IN DELTA – KPOKPOGRI

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By Our Correspondent, The Delta State Government says sustaining the peace and ensuring security of lives and property in all parts of the state, remains its top priority. The Chief Security Adviser to the Delta State Governor, Rtd. Rear Admiral john Kpokpogri stated this today at the Government house Annex, Warri, during a security meeting with representatives ...

Dickson condemns Bayelsa inter communal clash, sets up investigative panel

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  FELIX JEREMIAH, YENAGOA Bayelsa State Governor Bayelsa State Government has condemned the inter communal clash between Akenfa and Agudama-Epie communities in Yenagoa local government area of the state which reportedly left in its trail the death of no fewer than three persons while several others were severely injured. A Government House statement noted with dismay this ugly ...

National Confab Will not take care of Minority Interest – N/Delta Activist

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Niger Delta youth activist, Comrade Omolubi Newuwumi has described as hypocritical and totally selfish the proposed national conference being tutored by the federal government, saying it will not take care of the interest of the minorities tribes in the country. Comrade Omolubi Newuwumi Omolubi who break his prolonged silence on the proposed national confab said though ...

COURTESY CALL ON UTUAMA BY SUNDERLAND CLUB

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Deputy Governor of Delta State, Prof. Amos Utuama (SAN) Delta State Deputy Governor, Prof. Amos Utuama ( SAN ), has said that the state government led by Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan will remain committed in encouraging corporate investors and companies in order to harness every available potentials in the state. Prof. Utuama, stated this while playing host ...

Uduaghan Presents Staff of Office to Okpala of Afor Kingdom

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State, has assured the people of Afor kingdom that his administration will do everything possible in ensuring that some schools in the community are upgraded. Dr. Uduaghan who gave the assurance while presenting Staff of Office to His Royal Highness, Samson Ossai Oluem, the Okpala Uku of Afor Kingdom, Ndokwa East ...

Tonye Stresses Need For Cordial Relationship Between Communities

DELTA State Commissioner for Special Duties and Project Monitoring, DESOPADEC, Mr. Timi Tonye has stressed the need for a cordial relationship between communities and contractors handling projects in their areas. The Commissioner stated this when he embarked on another round of projects monitoring in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of the state. DESOPADEC projects in Ndokwa East ...

Bayelsa Government committed to utilization of underwater cultural research centre

Jesse Ese, Yenagoa   The Government of Bayelsa State has affirmed its commitment to make judicious and optimal use of the Underwater Cultural Research and Imaging Centre which would  be established in Yenagoa, the State capital.   Governor Seriake Dickson, who was represented be the Honourable Commissioner of Culture and Ijaw National Affairs, Hon. Felix Tuodolo, stated this at ...

Keshi upbeat after delivering ticket

The head coach of the Nigeria national team, Stephen Keshi has spoken of his delight after steering Nigeria’s Super Eagles to a place at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil. Keshi admitted that the team did not play up to its usual standards but stated that the most important thing was to see that Nigeria ...

BEST SECURITY GOVERNOR AWARD IS A CALL TO FURTHER BOOST SECURITY EFFORTS …GOV DICKSON

Felix Jeremiah, Yenogoa Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has described the award of Best Security Governor in West Africa conferred on him by Security Watch Africa in South Africa, as a call to boost security efforts in the State. Governor Dickson made the remark when the Special Adviser on Security, Colonel Bernard Kenebai (rtd) who received ...
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