Monthly Archives: July 2019

Gov. Okowa inaugurates new DESOPADEC board

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, on Wednesday in Asaba, inaugurated the new 15-member Governing Board of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (DESOPADEC). The new DESOPADEC board members include Michael Diden (Chairman), Askia Ogieh (Managing Director), Lucky Agediga, John Nani, Daniel Mayuku and Leonard Anoka (Executive Directors). …

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Full List of Chairpersons and Deputy chairpersons of 69 Senate Committees

Here is a full list of chairpersons and deputy chairpersons of the 69 committees: Abdullahi Adamu, Bima Enagi – Agriculture Bala Ibn Na’Allah, Michael Nnachi – Airforce Suleiman Kwari, Aliyu Wamakko – Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes Barau Jibrin, Stella Oduah – Appropriation Ali Ndume, Abba Moro – Army Dino Melaye, …

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Final-year student killed in Rivers Varsity

Gunmen suspected to be cult members shot and killed a final-year student of the Rivers State University, identified as Prince Barisua. Barisua, an undergraduate of the Faculty of Agriculture, was said to have been shot in the head by the cultists around 2pm on Monday on the university campus after …

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TCN Disconnect Port Harcourt Disco from Electricity Market

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has suspended and disconnected Port-Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) from the electricity market. The suspension order was posted on TCN’s twitter handle @TCN _Nigeria on Monday, adding that the suspension took effect from Sunday. TCN said that the suspension order followed default by PHDC in …

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Troops Kill 10 Terrorists in Baga

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) and national troops have dealt a deadly blow on the Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP), killing 10 of its terrorists in Baga, Borno. A statement by Col. Timothy Antigha, the Chief of Military Public Information of MNJTF in N’Djamena, Chad Republic on Monday …

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