Delta Governor, Okowa Says Unabating Challenges In Nigeria Worrisome

AGBOR/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, said Nigeria was still in crisis, and urged citizens to have a recourse to God to help the nation. He stated this at the funeral of late former Speaker of Delta House of Assembly and former Acting Governor of the state, Mr Sam Obi, at Ute-Okpu, Ika North East Local Government Area. The Governor said that the unabating challenges in the country had made it imperative for Nigerians to seek God wholly for solution. He expressed deep sadness at the death of…

952 Students Take Matriculation Oath At Novena University

By Ugochukwu Onyekachi OGUME/Nigeria: Nine hundred and fifty two undergraduates were on Thursday, took the matriculation oath for the 2020/2021 academic session of the Novena University, Ogume, Delta State. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Godwin Nduka in an address, congratulated the students for gaining admission into the University which he described as “Centre of Academic Excellence.” “Matriculation is the official enrolment of candidates who were successful in the Joint Admission Matriculation Examinations and the subsequent screening for central selection for enrolment in the various Nigerian Universities. “The process is…

DTHA Holds Public Hearing On Delta State Environmental Conservation Bill

ASABA/Nigeria: A public hearing has been held on the Delta State Environmental Conservation Bill as part of the legislative process of the making of the new law. The public hearing held at the State House of Assembly Complex, Asaba and presided over by Chairman, House Committee on Environment, Oil and Gas, Hon Ekpotuareyin Pullah was attended by critical stakeholders, including the lead sponsor of the bill, Hon Emomotimi Guwor, representing Warri South West in the House. Stakeholders who made both written and oral presentations, include the state ministries of Environment,…

Twice Bitten, Thrice Shy: Expediency Of Warding Off COVID-19 For The Third Time (OPINION)

By Isaac Asabor There is no denying the fact that Nigeria has battled twice with the COVID-19 pandemic in the past one year and few months. It would be recalled that the first case of the pandemic in Nigeria was confirmed in Lagos State when an Italian citizen who works in the country returned on February 25, 2021 from Milan, Italy through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, whereupon he fell ill on February 26, and was transferred to Lagos State biosecurity facilities for isolation and testing. Against the foregoing backdrop,…