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Concerned youths drawn from the five oil and gas producing communities of Ijaw, Itsekiri, Urhobo, Isoko and Ndokwa have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to compel Delta State government to account for over N2 trillion collected as 13 per cent derivation from 2015 till date.
The President, League of Ndokwa Professionals (LNP), Chief Tony Amechi and Legal Adviser, Evans Ufeli, on behalf of the people of Delta State, are challenging the Federal Government’s plan to deploy the funds to projects outside Delta.
The Delta State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has labelled the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, as a party of rude, disrespectful, illiterate drifters, especially its State Publicity Secretary, Mr. Sylvester Imonina, for describing distinguished Nigerian Governors who were invited to Commission projects in Delta State recently, as “Hangers on”.
Leaders of Urhobo Progressive Union, UPU, on Friday, stormed the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, to protest the decision of the Federal Government to expend the £4.2million loot that was recently returned from the United Kingdom, on projects outside Delta State.
Former Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt, Hon Olisa Imegwu, has said that former governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori, was insincerely treated in the 4.2 million pounds affair between the United Kingdom and Nigeria governments.
Delta State Government on Friday commenced the vaccination of its citizens against COVID-19, with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, his wife, Edith and members of the state’s Executive Council taking their turns.
This was disclosed yesterday by the Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu shortly after inspecting the project at Effurun-Otor. Aniagwu also inspected the rehabilitation of Otu-Jeremi-Okwagbe Road and the Construction of Okwagbe-Otutuama-Esaba Road Phase 1 in Ughelli South Local Government Area.
Delta Government has received the first batch of 85,700 doses of Oxford/Astrazeneca, Coronavirus (COVID-19), vaccine.
The decision of the Federal Government to convert the recovered sum of $4.2 million belonging to the Delta State Government cannot be justified under local and international law. In fact, the controversy surrounding the disbursement of the fund is totally unnecessary having regards to the precedent that has been established in the country.
Delta State government has indicated its readiness to challenge the federal government’s plan to spend the £4.2 million recently recovered from former governor James Ibori in the Supreme Court.
House of Reps urges federal government to halt appropriation, disbursement of £4.2 million recovered...
The House of Representatives at plenary Wednesday, urged the Federal Ministry of Finance to stop further appropriation or disbursement of the recovered £4.2 million which was looted by former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, pending the final determination of the matter by the House.
The Delta State Government says it will challenge federal government’s plan to deploy the recently returned £4.2 million (around N2.2 billion) recovered from former governor, James Ibori, at the Supreme Court.
The International lounge of the Asaba International Airport hosted prominent Deltans, top Government functionaries and investors Tuesday as the Airport was concessioned to a master concessionaire (FIDC-Menzies Consortium, now incorporated as Asaba Airport Company Limited) and sub-concessionaires of technical partners with a designated area of investment for 30 years by the State Government after five years of rigorous and painstaking exercise.
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has restated its commitment and support for the Delta State Government in the renewed effort to flatten the curve for malnutrition in the state, particularly through supplementary and improved dietary provisions for adolescents in the state.
The Delta State Government on Monday gave owners of lands acquired from it in urban areas for over two years, three months to develop such lands or risk the revocation of the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O).
The Delta State Government is partnering the World Bank under the aegis of the Delta Cares Programme (DCP) as part of its efforts to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 on small scale businesses in the state.
Worried by the rising incidence of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, the Delta Government, Friday imposed a fresh curfew in the state taking immediate effect as part of measures to check resurgence of the ravaging pandemic.
The Delta State government says it spends more than N800 million monthly to pay salaries of six tertiary institutions, including polytechnics and colleges of education.
The bill seeks the upgrade of the College of Education, Agbor to Delta State University of Education, Agbor; Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro to Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro and Delta State University, Anwai Campus, to Delta State University of Science and Agriculture, Anwai-Asaba.
A teenager stabbed to death his 21-year-old friend said to have stolen his N55,000 mobile phone, police in Adamawa said.
Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately convoke a Sovereign National Conference to address the numerous problems facing the nation.
The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) is planning a protest to occupy the country homes of all federal lawmakers in support of a bill calling for the scrapping of local government councils.
Chelsea have defeated Manchester City in the semi-final of the English FA Cup played at the Wembley Stadium in London on Saturday.
West Ham manager David Moyes has moved to allay fears Jesse Lingard picked up an injury in the defeat at Newcastle on Saturday.
Security agencies have denied claims by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) that the Department of State Services (DSS) planned to sponsor attacks on banks in the South-East region.
PanAfrican Capital Holdings Limited, PACN, has stated that recent media reports to the effect that liquidity crisis had hit one of the nation’s oldest banks, Wema Bank did not in any way represent its position or from them.
The incident happened in front of the Henry Dunant hospital in the 16th arrondissement of the French capital, and the attacker fled on a motorcycle, a police source told Reuters news agency.
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after spending about two weeks in London for ‘medical checkup’ and ‘rest.’
Kelechi Nwakali got on the score sheet again as he helped Alcorcon boost their survival chance with a 3-1 win at Lugo, in the Spanish second division on Saturday.