RedsonBet Unveiled in Asaba, Promises Features for All Classes

ASABA/Nigeria:  The sport of gaming has officially welcomed a new entrant into the ever rising business of betting in Nigeria, and promises to meet the need of all classes of persons in the society. Speaking at the official opening, in ceremony held in Best Western Hotel, Asaba, Mr Jeffrey Odumah, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), lauded the Delta Government for providing conducive environment for private businesses to thrive. He said that the company was a unique brand with features that provides comfort for all classes of persons to play and win…

Okowa Presents 2020 Budget Of #389.1 Billion To Assembly …Budget Will Impact On State Economy, Deltans Positively, Says Speaker

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa (2nd left), accompanied by his Deputy, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro  (right), the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori (left), and the Deputy Speaker, Rt Hon Christopher Ochor (behind the Deputy Governor), shortly after the presentation of the 2020 Appropriation Bill by the Governor in Asaba.  PIX: BRIPIN ENARUSAI ASABA/Nigeria: The State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has proposed the sum of three hundred and eighty nine billion, one hundred and ninety million naira (N389, 190,000) for the year 2020 fiscal year…

Ijaw/ Itsekiri Peace and Unity Cup Draws Hold On Thursday

WARRI/Nigeria: The stage is now set for the second edition of the Ijaw/Itsekiri peace and unity cup football tournament as the preliminary playoff draws hold on Thursday the 7th of November, 2019. The draws scheduled to hold at the Ugborodo township stadium will have the 16 teams from the two ethnic groups participating and know their opponents for the first stage of the competition, while details of the fixtures will be made public later. Corroborating the draws, the LOC’s head of media and publicity committee for the tournament, Mr Azuka…

Africa Can Be World’s Next Economic Hub If Supported With Right Policies – Singapore Minister

ABIDJAN/Ivory Coast:  With the right policies and linkages, Africa can become an indispensable global economic hub, Singapore’s Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam noted Tuesday, commending the continent’s diverse economic potential. Delivering this year’s Kofi A. Annan Eminent Speakers’ Lecture series at the African Development Bank headquarters in Abidjan, Shanmugaratnam outlined five strategies which must underpin the continent’s transformation drive and efforts to build inclusive growth. Africa must spread its economic openness by strongly showcasing specialisation along the production value chain and invest more boldly in social foundations. The continent must also…

AfDB SEFA Converts to Concessional Finance Facility

ABIDJAN/Ivory: The African Development Bank’s Board of Governors has approved the conversion of the Bank-administered multi-donor trust fund SEFA into a “special fund”, to amplify its development impact by allowing it to access a wider range of financial instruments beyond the current scope of technical assistance. Currently, SEFA, the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, supports small and medium-scale renewable energy and energy-efficiency projects through early stage interventions that enhance project bankability and access to private sector investments. Under the new dispensation, the fund will focus its interventions on three areas:…

FEATURE: How Co-operatives Aid Development in African Economies: Total E&P Co-op as a case study

Henry Hector-Amiwero, Head Legal, Compliance & Communications at Total E&P Nigeria Staff Multipurpose Cooperative Society Limited By Edward Israel-Ayide The rapid advancement of mechanization from the mid-1700s to the early 1800s which is now considered as the Industrial Revolution, resulted in job losses for many skilled workers across Europe. The knock-on effect of this development was a significant rise in poverty. With a reduction of earnings and often disappearance of spending power, it became difficult for the broader population to contend with middle-men and traders who sought to profit from…

Man Survives Shock After Armed Robers Shot His Leg in Kwale Bush

By Victor Bieni KWALE/Nigeria: Some unidentified persons had been reportedly on 4 November, 2019, attacked one Ibrahim Abubakar, a herdsman in a bush behind Pilar Oil Company in Kwale, Ndokwa West Local Government Area. Narrating his ordeal to Ndokwa Reporters Online who visited Brema hospital in Kwale, he said he was attacked by armed men who appeared with masked faces, at about 10:30am. The victim narrated his ordeal, stated that the unknown gunmen came when he was lying down in their camp in the described location when two young men on mask accosted him, demanding…

OPINION: Public Office Holders, Media Assistants and Their Obligations

By Jerome-Mario Utomi The never-ending manner with which public office holders appoint assistants to handle information/media responsibilities have become canonical proof that proper information management is the life wire of every business. For most of our political history, it used to be Minister for information, at the federal levels, and Commissioners for information (state levels). But today, exciting progress is being made in this direction. As we now have not Minister for information, Commissioners for information and Chief Press Secretaries but Senior Special Assistant (Media), Senior Special Assistant Media (Technical),…

Okotie-Eboh Primary School 1, Pupils to Return To Reconstructed Classrooms Soon

SAPELE/Nigeria: Pupils of Okotie-Eboh Primary School 1, Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area, are to return to their fully reconstructed block of classrooms soon following the completion of work on the project by the state government The state Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, disclosed this when he visited the school to inspect the project recently. Chief Ukah expressed satisfaction with the job done by the contractor and said that with the completion and furnishing of the block of 10 classrooms, the school is ready for the return…

Oborevwori Says 2020 Budget Will Impact on State Economy, Deltans Positively

ASABA/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has said that the 2020 Budget will impact the State economy and the general wellbeing of Deltans positively. In his remarks on Wednesday, shortly after the presentation of the 2020 budget by the State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, the Speaker said that the budget, christened “Budget of Sustained Development was another milestone in the rapid transformation and development that Deltans have witnessed in the State since the beginning of the Governor Okowa’s led administration. He said; “On…