Delta Council Staff Undergo HIV Screening

WARRI/Nigeria: Management and staff of Warri North local government council are presently undergoing the Human Immune Virus (HIV) screening currently going on in the state. The exercise which is being carried out to know the number of persons living with the virus in the state, is already been carried out in others parts of the local government area, and just recently, kicked off at the council secretariat. Speaking to our correspondent on the progress of the exercise, the health officer, Mr. Felix Atigan, in charge of the exercise said the turnout…

NAPTIP Advocates Special Courts for Human Traffickers

ASABA/Nigeria: The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking and Illegal Migration, had advocated for the creation of special courts for human traffickers, in order to speed up the trial of traffickers. This was advocated by the new Zonal Commander of the agency during a visit to the Delta State commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of the state, Mr. Peter Mrakpor. Mr. Mrakpor, who is the Chairman of the Delta State Task Force on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration, in his welcome address has assured the National Agency for Prohibition…

Public Officers Tasked to Adhere to Good Governance Principles

ASABA/Nigeria: Public officers in the country had been called to always adhere to good principles of governance, and leadership principles in all their doings. The Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, gave the task to political office holders on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 in Asaba while swearing in a former member of House of Representatives, Evelyn Oboro as Special Adviser and chairman, members of the state’s Sports Commission and a member of the State Judicial Service Commission, Chief Lucky Ekayama Loyibo. Sports Commission has Chief Tonobok Okowa as Chairman and Rev.…

OPINION: Asaba Demolitions; Between Economic Survival and City Beautification

Demolition of Sections of Asaba Metropoly By Jerome-Mario Utomi ‘The goal of government should be to improve the life chances of the citizens-German Sociologist, Ralf Dahrendorf The unprecedented spate of unrelenting demolition of the so called shanties and illegal structures in Asaba, the Delta state Capital by the staff/agents of the Delta state Capital Development Agency, without adequate notice or plans of resettlement and compensation, has again made it evident that having knowledge of history and ability which goes beyond academic skills to generate ideas and translate those ideas into…

TRAVELOGUE: Their Dubai. My Nigeria…

Dubai Mall By Ijeoma Uba She laughed with infectious excitement. “Eehn, let’s go to Dubai so you can clear your head. When you return, you can continue with your TrendFM trouble.” I thought she was joking. I knew we weren’t in the best financial state then. For someone who had just finished handling some big projects, extra expense was like a pipe dream, so I rolled my eyes in disbelief. Then she shot at me with finality, “Ijeoma, you can stay back, but me, I’m going to Dubai”. That was…