Nigerian government trains over 3,000 online in digital skills during coronavirus lockdown

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has expressed satisfaction at the 3,000 Nigerian youth that have so far taken advantage of the ministry’s online training and attained competency badges under the Ministry’s DY.ng initiative. The Minister disclosed this during the maiden Digital Conversations with Nigerian youth hang out on Zoom yesterday. The program focused on Digital Skills prospects for Nigeria Youth. The Minister said the training, a product of the Ministry’s collaboration with IBM, has been hugely beneficial to a large number of Nigerian youth who…

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NCDC confirms 10 new coronavirus cases in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that there are 10 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria as at 8:00pm Thursday. This puts the total number of cases to 184. Of the 10 new COVID-19 cases, seven of them are from Lagos, the epicentre of the pandemic and three others at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. “Ten new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 7 in Lagos and 3 in the FCT. As at 08:00 pm 2nd April there are 184 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported…

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Neymar revealed as anonymous £775,000 donor in fight against coronavirus

Neymar has been revealed as the anonymous donor who gave 5 million Brazilian real (£775,000/$950,000) to charity to fight coronavirus. The Paris Saint-Germain star split the donation between UNICEF and a benefit fund in his home nation of Brazil to aid in the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic. Neymar had made the generous gesture without putting his name to it, however, Brazilian television channel SBT revealed that the national team striker had made the donation. The revelation was made on SBT programme Fofocolizando, which said: “He preferred not to publicly…

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Aide To Okowa Urges Deltans To Adhere Strictly To Stay At Home Order

    ..Calls On Federal Govt. To Extend Palliative Measures To Delta State   By Philo Ezewu,   Special Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on youth development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon has appealed to people of Delta State to adhered strictly by the directive of the state governor urging everyone to stay indoor for the next 14 days to avoid the further spread of the novel coronavirus which has frightened the whole world. In a video message, Prince Sony Jifas noted that till this moment, some persons…

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COVID-19: EGCDF Donates Food Items Worth Millions of Naira To Communities

  The Egbema and Gbaramatu and Community Development Foundation (EGCDF), has donated food items worth millions of naira to mitigate the sufferings of the people orchestrated by the lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In his speech during the handing over of the items to the communities, Comrade Jude Ebitimi Ukori, Executive Chairman, EGCDF said the purpose of the donation was to mitigate the sufferings of the people of Egbema and Gbaramatu kingdoms in Warri North and South West Local Government Areas of Delta state respectively. He said…

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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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Breaking: Delta Therapist Discovers Natural Cure To COVID-19 Pandemic

  Just as the world is finding it difficult to get cure to the deadly disease, Coronavirus, succur may have come Nigerian as natural cure to COVID-19 is said to be discovered by a Delta born therapist. In a statement, by John Government Ozikabu, “The cure for the acute disease called Coronavirus also known as COVID-19 that is coming from Delta state, Nigeria should be embraced bybthe Nigerian government. Ozibaku in the statement said, “The most dreaded disease that is currently plaguing the world coronavirus a.k.a Covid-19 is one disease…

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Covid 19: PHEW Foundation International Sensitizes Deltans On Compliance Towards Preventive Measures

By Victor Bieni UDU- DELTA STATE- The Director-General, PHEW Foundation International, Engr. Uche Chigbo has caution Deltans on the need to adhere to the World Health Organization’s Preventive measures towards overcoming COVID-19 global Pandemic, while stating that the deadly disease if not nipped in the bud, is capable of destroying nations. Director General of PHEW FOUNDATION Int’l, Engr. Uche Chigbo made this Statement during the NGO’s sensitization visit to Obogo market in Udu Local Govt Area, Delta State on good hygiene and strict compliance to the “Sit at home order”…

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DESOPADEC Begins 2020 With Harvest Of Projects

  By Perez Brisibe   IN keeping with its vision of re-strategizing for effective delivery, the management of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC, headed by its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Chief Askia Ogieh, has put words to action by kick starting the New Year with a harvest of projects in less than a year in office. The DESOPADEC boss upon assumption of office in July 31 had vowed to implement new ideas to meet the mission of putting smiles on the faces of people…

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