Delta Urban Water Corporation General Manager, Assures Of Effective Water Supply

ASABA/Nigeria: The need for international donor agencies and other development partners as well as key stakeholders in the water  in the society to continue to provide the platform towerds ensuring effective water supply has again been emphasised. The General Manager (GM), Delta State Urban Water Corporation, Engr. Nosakhoro Okoh, who stated this in Asaba while speaking on the essence of the World Water Day celebration, said that the call had become necessary considering the importance of water to the overall well-being of any individual. Engr. Okoh, said that the theme…

Intra-African Trade Fair 2021 to Hold December 2021

ADDIS ABABA/Ethiopia:  The second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) is now set to take place from 8 to 14 December 2021. African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the African Union (AU) and the Government of Rwanda have decided to shift the date of the continental trade fair, to allow for a broader roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines across the continent and ensure that the event is held under the most optimal health conditions. The decision was made at the extraordinary meeting of the IATF2021 Advisory Council held virtually on 18 March 2021. The new…

Facebook Rolls Out Instagram Lite To Sub-Saharan Africa And Other Emerging Markets

JOHANNESBURG/South Africa: Facebook has announced the launch of Instagram Lite to Sub-Saharan Africa, a new, lightweight version of the Instagram app for Android that uses less data and works well across all network conditions. The new version of Instagram Lite for Android is less than 2MB in size, making it fast to install and quick to load. It also has improved speed, performance, and responsiveness. Instagram Lite not only works similarly to the Instagram app for Android, but it allows the Instagram experience to remain fast and reliable for more…

Delta Rebuilding Confidence In Public Schools – Aniagwu

AGBOR/Nigeria: Delta Government, said it was working hard to rebuild confidence in public schools in the state. State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, disclosed this while addressing newsmen shortly after inspection of the newly constructed Igumbor-Otiku Secondary, Boji-Boji, Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area, Tuesday March 23, 2021. The Commissioner said that the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa administration had recorded tremendous achievements in educational sector as part of its Stronger Delta Agenda. “Let me commend and congratulated my colleague, the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah for…

Delta Millionaire, Estate Broker Weeps in Court at Resumption Trial Of Two Journalists

ASABA/Nigeria:  There was mild drama on Tuesday at the Delta state Magistrate court 5, Asaba as a complainant, millionaire, Estate Broker, and politician Sam Ogrih wept in court during the resumption trial of two Journalists, Joe Ogbodu, Managing Editor of BIGPEN Online newspaper and Prince Amour Udemude of the National Mirror Newspapers in Delta State. The Delta state police command following a petition by Ogrih (plaintiff), had arrested Ogbodu and Udemude and arraigned them on Thursday, 23, October, 2019 at the magistrate court over a story attributed to the journalists…

Seeking Solution to The Raising Unemployment Rate In Nigeria (OPINION)

By Jerome-Mario Utomi The latest report published by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on its website which among other things noted that Nigeria Unemployment Rate has risen from 27.1% in the second quarter of 2020, to 33%, has helped Nigerians see clearly how the deck is stacked against the poor and the disadvantaged. Aside making it the second Highest on Global List, the NBS report going by analysis, shows that ‘more than 60% of Nigeria’s working-age population is younger than 34. Unemployment for people aged 15 to 24 stood at 53.4%…

UK Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan Discuss Nigeria Climate Change Vulnerabilities With Minister, Experts

ABUJA/Nigeria: UK’s International Champion for Adaptation & Resilience Anne-Marie Trevelyan recently met with the Nigerian Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammed Mahmood Abubakar, business leaders and civil society experts to discuss Nigeria’s climate change vulnerabilities, in what is termed a virtual visit to Nigeria, in what is considered a follow up visit last month’s visit of the COP26 President Designate, Alok Sharma to Nigeria. The discussion focused in many subject centred on Climate change impacts, which is considered different across the world. The risks climate change brings to Nigeria are increasing.…