Lockdown: Two Churches Shut Down in Ughelli South

  …as Jifas Ogbon appeals for more compliance   By Erere Odafe,   The Chairman of Ughelli South local Government Area, Dr. Richard Kofi has shut down two churches in Ekakpamre community for disobeying the state order of stay at home and social distance warning. The churches, St. Peter’s Anglican Church and God’s Love Assembly at Ekrokpe Community were shut down at the instance local government chairman, Dr. Richard Kofi locked down, The Evaluation, Monitoring and Enforcement Committee led by the Ughelli South Council Chairman, Hon.Richard Kofi has to close…

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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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COVID-19: Omote Lauds Deltans For Compliance, Condemns Brutal Killing By Security Agents 

By Omoghene Benedict, National Coordinator of Elohim Political Forum, EPF,  Prince Omote Emmanuel has commended Deltans for adhering strictly to Stay -At-Home directives by the state government over Coronavirus pandemic. In a statement, Omote stated that Deltans are very law abiding and honest to their leaders irrespective of political parties.  He however condemned the brutal killing of Joseph Pessu by the Nigeria Army. According to the statement, “While I commend the people of my dear state for obeying government order over the fight against Covid -19, I will also pray…

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COVID-19: Uduaghan Mourns Pessu’s Death, Calls For Obedience To Govt Laws

The immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan has commiserated with the families of Joseph Pessu who was allegedly killed by the Nigeria Army. In his condolence message on his verified Facebook Page, Uduaghan appealed to Deltans to always obey government directives. He said, “The reports of the gruesome killing of a defenseless citizen identified as Mr. Joseph Pessu, by men of the Nigerian Army earlier today in Warri saddens my heart. It is a very condemnable act from people who have sworn oath to protect our…

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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 Lockdown: Residents Maintain Compliance in Ughelli

..as Bishop Enakirerhi lauds Gov Okowa for proactive measures Residents of Ughelli North local government area have strictly complied with the directives of the Delta State government on the stay at home order over its continued fight against the spread of Coronavirus pandemic. Markets in Ughelli metropolis were closed as store owners, traders and Banks also maintained the stay at home directives. Combined security agents and local vigilantes were stationed at major junctions to ensure that the stay at home directives by the state government is adhered. This is just…

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Covid-19: DIDA Commiserates With Investors In The State

  By Victor Bieni ASABA- As part of efforts to boost the Commitment of investors, restore faith on Investments in Delta State in line with Governor Okowa’s Stronger Delta Agenda Policy of Prosperity for all Deltans, and reduce the Palpable fear that grips stakeholders as a result of dwindling State of businesses, industries, firms and Corporations, be it private and public concern globally, particularly in Nigeria and States of the Federation as a result of the outbreaks of Coronavirus pandemic(Covid -19) as fear of the unknown, and possibility of encountering…

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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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