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Obaseki Hails Osimhen Over Best African Player Win In French Ligue One

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed an Edo indigene and Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, on his emergence as Africa Best Player in French Ligue One, clinching the 2020 Marc-Vivien Foe Prize.   Obaseki said Osimhen has made the state and Nigeria proud with his envious feat, applauding him for being a good role model for millions of Edo youths.   According to the governor, “Hearty congratulations to Edo son and Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, on his Prix Marc-Vivien Foé win, awarded to the Best African…

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N700m Fraud: Group Cautions Against Undue Interference In Ize-Iyamu’s Case

………Appears In Court July 2 The Foundation for Good Governance and Social Change (FGGSC) has cautioned against undue interference in the N700m money laundering case preferred by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, in the September 19 Edo State governorship election. The Executive Director of FGGSC, Comrade Austin Osakwe, in a statement, said it was pertinent to make such a submission regarding the case as it’s bound to receive extra attention, especially as Ize-Iyamu has now been…

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Expert Counsels FG, States To Integrate Family Planning In COVID -19 Sensitization Programme

Dr Bernard Emonena, Consultant, Family Planning (FP) Service Delivery, has advised both Federal and State Governments to integrate family planning into its sensitization programmes on impacts of Coronavirus (COVID -19) pandemic. Emonena gave the advice at a Media Roundtable with Development Communications (DevComs) Network in Asaba on Sunday The theme of the meeting  was “COVID -19: Maintaining Demand for Family Planning Services; Experience from the Field” He said integrating FP into their COVID-19 sensitization programmes would also help increase awareness and consequently cause people to have access to FP services…

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Gov Okowa Congratulates Traditional Ruler, Dein Of Agbor At 43

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has congratulated the Dein of Agbor Kingdom, Benjamin Ikenchuku Keagborekuzi I, as he clocks 43 on Monday. The governor said that the Dein had provided purposeful, courageous and tenacious leadership for the Agbor people over the years and deserves to be celebrated on his new age. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba on Sunday, the governor commended the monarch for making Agbor kingdom peaceful and investor-friendly since he ascended the throne of his forefathers. He joins the people of Ika…

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COVID-19: Egbabor Tasks Isoko North Residents On Precautionary Measures 

As COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage Delta State and other parts of the country, the Chairman of Isoko North Local Government Council, Hon. Emmanuel Egbabor has called on residents of the area to always observe all precautionary measures in order to checkmate community transmission of the virus. In a statement at weekend in Ozoro, the Council headquarters, the Chairman noted that the level of infection was on the rise due to the lackadaisical attitude of people who erroneously believe that the pandemic was a scam. He said a total of…

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COVID-19: Okowa Deplores Rising Cases In Delta, Avoid Hugs, Handshakes

Delta State Governor, Mr Ifeanyi Okowa, has deplored the increasing cases of COVID-19 in the state, saying it had become obvious that community transmission of the virus had reached an alarming and frightening proportion. In a statement personally signed by him on Saturday, the governor said that it was regrettable that many persons still think that the Coronavirus disease was a hoax. “It cannot be a hoax when over 20 persons have died including some prominent citizens. “Therefore, I want to make a passionate appeal to all Deltans to please…

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Delta-Based Journalist Tests Positive Positive To COVID19 

A journalist, Mr. Theophilus Onojeghen, has tested positive for coronavirus in Warri, Delta state. Onojeghen, whose samples were taken at the treatment centre located in Central Hospital, Warri days ago, got his test result on Friday. He had contact with two patients, who are already receiving treatments, about three weeks ago. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had announced that 106 persons newly tested positive for the virus in Delta. This brought the tally of confirmed cases in the state to 715, according to the NCDC. Onojeghen is Managing…

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Okowa’s Daughter Tests Positive For COVID-19, Gov’s Family On Self-Isolation

Governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has confirmed that one his daughters has tested positive to coronavirus. The governor on his verified Twitter handle said he and his wife, Edith, received the news that one of their daughters tested positive for COVID-19. The governor said in line with laid down procedures, he and his wife are going into 14 days isolation. His tweet read: “Earlier today, Edith and I received the news that one of our daughters has tested positive for #COVID19. Hence, in-line with the laid out procedures,…

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Manager, Deputy Gov, Macaulay Ex-NUJ Chair In Race For 2023 Delta Guber Poll

Senator James Manager, Delta State Deputy Governor, Mr Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, and Former Chairman, Delta State Council, Nigeria Union of Journalists ( NUJ), Mr Samuel Ovuozorie Macaulay are strong contenders ahead of the 2023 elections. It was gathered that though the ruling party in the state, People’s Democratic Party ( PDP) had allegedly settled for Delta Central after the tenure of Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, but the Delta Southerners at a closed meeting rebuffed the decision by the party to zone the Governorship slot to the Central, warning that it will…

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Court order: APC Afraid Of Defeat, PDP, My Rising Profile, Says Obaseki

………Using Fifth Columnist To Cause Chaos Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has described an interim injunction restraining him from contesting the primary of the Peoples Democratic Party, as an attempt by fifth columnists to destabilise the party. Obaseki who spoke through his Media Adviser, Crusoe Osagie, in a telephone interview, on Tuesday, noted that opponents of the PDP were already jittery about the overwhelming support the party was receiving from the people. He said, “The court order was obtained last night. Our opponents outside the party are trying to use…

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