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Edith Okowa: We’ve done more than 1,000 surgeries

Wife of Delta State Governor and founder of a non-governmental organization (NGO), 05 Initiative, Dame (Mrs.) Edith Okowa, says her NGO has carried out more than 1,000 surgeries in the ongoing state-wide free medicare programme.

Children’s Day: Governor Okowa decries growing cases of child abuse in Nigeria

The Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has on the occasion of this year’s Children Day, strongly condemned the increasing cases of various child abuse in the society, charging parents and responsible members of the society to have more interest in providing safer environment for proper growth and development of the child.

Foundations provide free medicare for 400 prison inmates in Delta

Over 400 prison inmates at the Ogwashi-Uku prison received free treatment and medication at the flag-off of an eight-day medical outreach to prison formations in Delta State.

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Nigeria Air: Federal government to engage aviation stakeholders, public

Plans of reviving the suspended Nigeria Air project was mooted on Monday as the Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said he would engage industry stakeholders and the public on the matter to ensure it eventually comes into fruition.

BPP charges procurement officers on professionalism

The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP), Director-General, Mamman Ahmadu, has gingered the newly trained procurement officers ready to be deployed at government parastatals, institutions, commissions and agencies, to bring in their full capacity, and work with a mindset of correcting the wrongs made in the past public procurements.

Expert: Why federal government needs more borrowing to fund capital projects

As huge revenue shortfall dogs the 2018 budget, it has been revealed why the Federal Government needs more loans to fund the capital projects.

Sterling bank intensifies debt recovery drive

Sterling Bank Plc has said it will always adopt amicable resolution or when necessary, drastic legal actions to achieve debt recovery outcomes. Such strategies include restructuring for accelerated payoffs and possible foreclosure or disposal of pledged assets of defaulting debtors.

Guard: How I stopped robber after machete wounds

A security guard, Kenny Peters, attached to a haulage company located in Ogun State, has disclosed how suspected robbers stormed the company where he works and attacked him with machetes.