Delta to Collaborate With Donor Partners to Boost Family Health

ASABA/Nigeria: As part of measures to have a controlled population for effective planning and healthy society, the State government has reiterated its commitment to collaborate with donor partners to provide a healthier future for Deltans, families and women in particular. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Mordi Ononye, made this know when the Senior Programme Officer, The Challenge Initiative (TCI), Baltimore, USA paid a visit to the state to understanding how TCI has operated in the last couple of years. He commended the activities of TCI in the refurbishing of…

Delta CJ Calls For Effective Implementation of Criminal Justice Act

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Chief Judge, Honourable Justice Marshal Umukoro, has advocated strong will to drive and implement the reforms contained in the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015, which was domesticated in 2017 in the state. Justice Umukoro made the call at a two-day training workshop on the implementation of Administration of Criminal Justice Act for judges, magistrates and prosecutors put together by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies held in Asaba He stated that the beautiful innovations in the Act could not in themselves bring the desired change,…

Minimum Wage Implementation: We Are Sorting Out Grey Areas – Delta NULGE Assures

WARRI/Nigeria: The Delta State Council of Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, has assured local government workers in the state that they will soon enjoy implementation of the new minimum wage, assuring that negotiations are ongoing to sort out possible grey areas affecting the implementation. The State President of NULGE, Comrade Zico Okwudi, gave the assurance in Warri, during the end of year bash organized by De Parliament, a group of council workers with like – minds from Warri South, Warri South – West and Warri North Local Government…

Proposed Repentant Boko Haram Bill is Satanic, Says Onuesoke

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS/Nigeria: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke while appealing has to members of Nigeria Senate to abrogate the proposed Bill for the establishment of Agency for repentant Boko Haram members, as termed such a Bill, satanic and unconstitutional. Reacting to the bill which was sponsored by Senator Ibrahim Gaidam, Yobe East senatorial district on the floor of the House on Thursday, Onuesoke while addressing newsmen at Ikeja, Lagos said it is a waste of fund, time and indirect encouragement of the fight against insurgents if the bill is allowed to…