COVID-19: NILOWV Laments Non Inclusion Of Women In Presidential Task Force

Omamuzo Efidhere The League of Women Voters of Nigeria (NILOWV) has lamented the non-inclusion of women in the Presidential Task Force and other relevant Committees set up by the Federal Government to mitigate the effects of COVID-19. In a statement signed by its President, Rt. Hon. Dame Dr. Esther Uduehi, (PhD.) she stated that “such Committees are incomplete as long as there are no female members representing the interest of women and children.” The statement continues, “It is our view that the Honourable Minister of Women Affairs, who is sure to…

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The Best Way To Address Gender Issues Is To Put The Policies Into Law-Affiah

  On the 8th of March Nigerian women joined the rest of the world to mark this year’s edition of the International Women’s Day with the theme “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Right #EachforEqaul” the celebration continued as Mother’s Day was also marked on the 22nd of March. So women issues took front burner all through the month of March.   Bridget Affiah, is a pastor, teacher, trainer, a human and women rights activist. She is the Founder of Ideal Women Advancement Initiative and J.D FOH Development Foundation, an…

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COVID-19: Govt Task Force Attack Delta NUJ Chairman, Daily Post Reporter In Warri

Oofficials of the Delta State Task force on Environment on Wednesday attacked and assaulted the State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ Delta Council, Comrade Michael Ikeogwu as well as DAILY POST Correspondent, Comrade Matthew Omonigho who were monitoring the level of compliance on the ‘Social Distance’ order of Governor Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa with respect to the Corona-Virus pandemic at Otiotio Street in Uvwie Local Government Area. However, it took the swift intervention of the State Chairman of the Environment Taskforce, Mr. Syvelster Oromoni to calm the nerves…

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COVID-19: DACCIMA Calls For Grants, Bailouts To Sustain Businesses

  The Delta State Association of Chambers of  Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (DACCIMA) has called on both  the State and Federal Governments to put palliative measures in place to ensure the survival of businesses through the Coronavirus pandemic by providing grants and bailouts to sustain the business. The Association in a press release signed by its President, Chief Emma Avworo and made available to newsmen in Warri, Delta State on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, said that measures to ameliorate the loss of income by workers and self-employed must be…

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Again, Fed Govt Reduces Fuel Price To N123.50k

Barely two weeks ago when the pump price of  Premium Motor Spirit, PMS  was reduced from N145.00 to N125.00 the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari has further reduce the price from N125.00 to N123.50k per litre. This was made known in a statement singed by the Secretary of Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, Abdulkadir Saidu, in Abuja on Tuesday. It would be recalled that the PPPRA had on March 18 reduced the pump price of PMS from N145.00 to N125.00. Saidu  said, “PPPRA in line with the government…

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COVID-19 Lockdown : CSP ZUOKUMOR VOWS TO ENFORCE COMPLIANCE TO STATE DIRECTIVES

By Ogba  Arierhi   UGHELLI: THE Divisional Police Officer (DPO) ‘A’ Division Police command, Ughelli, CSP Zuokumor Kevin, has reiterated the determination of the security agencies in Ughelli command to enforce compliance with the directives issued by the state and local government on lockdown of markets and other effected places as part of measures to contain and curtails the spread of COVID-19 infection in the state. He gave the assurance while play host to members of NUJ from Ughelli Correspondents chapel in his office. He warned residents against flouting the…

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Coronavirus: OBOREVWORI DONATES HAND SANITIZERS, OTHER ITEMS TO CONSTITUENTS

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has donated hand sanitizers and other items to his Constituents in Okpe State Constituency. Making the delivery of the items at the Orerokpe General Hospital, on Monday, March 30, 2020  for onwards distribution to hospitals and Primary Health Centres across Okpe Local Government Area, the Speaker expressed the hope that they would go a long way in protecting his Constituents against the  global Coronavirus pandemic. Describing the Virus as deadly, Rt Hon Oborevwori said that the items…

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COVID-19: UPYA Team Sets To Distributes Preventive Items, Embarks On Sensitization Campaign

As the rate of the Coronavirus pandemic continue to increase in Nigeria and the globe, Urhobo Progress Youths Association, UPYA, a non governmental organisation has put up modalities to distribute preventative materials in other to contain the spread of Covid -19 in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State.    Though, no case of the pandemic disease has been recorded in Delta state,  the Team leader of UPYA,  Comrade Marcus Ekure disclosed that ‘Prevention is better than Cure’.  In a press release, Ekure said, “This is to inform the…

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COVID-19: Egbabor Commences Sensitisation Campaign

…enforces social distancing in Isoko North   The Chairman Isoko North Local Government Council, Hon Emmanuel Egbabor says the Council has commenced sensitisation campaign and enforcement of social distancing across the area. The Chairman, disclosed this in Ozoro on Wednesday, while briefing journalists on the outcome of the stakeholders meetings between the Council, security agencies and National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the area. He said that the local government is concerned about the health of Isoko North people and therefore it has become imperative that the Council…

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COVID-19: Ned Nwoko To Distributes Sanitizers, Face Masks/Gloves To Delta North

    .. Sets For Sensitization Campaign   As a response to the ravaging crisis of Coronavirus also know as COVID-19, an International lawyer and philanthropist, Prince Ned Munir Nwoko will as from Monday next week sponsor massive sensitization campaign of the deadly disease to Delta north indigenes in a bid to create awareness and keep them abreast with the threat the Novel Corona Virus pose and how best they can stay safe. In a statement released to members of the fourth estate of the realm yesterday by the convener…

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