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Joe Utomi: Agriculture now alternative to oil in many nations

Joe Utomi, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Delta, has said that the dwindling fortunes in the global oil market has forced many oil-producing nations to turn to agriculture as alternative source of revenue.
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Delta government sets aside N1.1 billion for youths, women empowerment in 2019 budget

In line with the vision of the Delta State governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, the state government has earmarked N1.1 billion for youths and women empowerment in the 2019 Appropriation Bill, now receiving attention at the House of Assembly.

Speaker: Delta’s sixth assembly has done well

The Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has said the Sixth Assembly has done well for the good governance of the state since its inauguration by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on June 7, 2015.

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.

Delta govt warns contractors to maintain specifications in school projects

The Delta State Government has warned contractors handling the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education projects to keep to the contracts specifications in their Bills of Quantities in order to deliver quality jobs.

Delta govt committed to compliance with FOI Act – Patrick Ukah

Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has reiterated the commitment of the state government to comply with the Freedom of Information, FOI, Act.

Governor Okowa extols ex-President Jonathan as ‘hero of democracy’

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, has congratulated former Nigerian President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GCFR), as he turns 60 years on Monday November 20, 2017.

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Manchester City to implicate Liverpool in appeal against two-year ban from UEFA

Manchester City’s appeal against their two-year ban from European competitions, could see them implicate Liverpool over allegations that the Reds hacked into their scouting database.
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has joined Leicester City's Jamie Vardy at the top of the Premier League scoring charts after scoring twice to help the Gunners beat Everton 3-2 at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Mikel Arteta hails Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as Arsenal skipper downs Everton

Mikel Arteta admitted Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has erased any doubts about his commitment after Arsenal’s captain led by example with a double in their 3-2 win against Everton on Sunday.

Lagos shuts down 20 health facilities

Lagos Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency has shut down 20 health facilities in the month of January for non-compliance with regulatory standards.
Remo Stars’ Vice-Captain and defender Tiyamiyu Kazeem has been allegedly shot dead in Sagamu, Ogun State, by unknown gunmen.

Nigeria mourns slain footballer as police deny brutality

Nigeria mourned on Sunday the 'untimely death' of footballer Kazeem Tiyamiyu locally known as Kaka after he was knocked down and killed by a car in an apparent hit-and-run.

Ethiopia: 29 injured in ‘bomb attack’ at pro-Abiy rally

A “bomb attack” on a rally in support of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed injured nearly 30 people Sunday, a police official said, in the latest sign of instability ahead of elections in August.