E-Cigarettes bad for the heart: Scientists

E-Cigarettes bad for the heart: Scientists

E-Cigarettes bad for the heart: Scientists A research finding published in the journal Cardiovascular Research on Thursday has warned that E-cigarettes, other vaping devices and the chemicals they deliver may damage the cardiovascular system. This is a warning to teenagers who are increasingly using the devices or e-cigarettes, despite a growing chorus of concern over injury and deaths related to them. The study comes after the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last month…

Read More

Asaba-Illa Federal Road: DTSG takes safety measures, closes section of road to heavy vehicles

Asaba-Illa Federal Road: DTSG takes safety measures, closes section of road to heavy vehicles

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. Delta State Government has announced the closure of a section of the Asaba-Illah-Ebu-Uromi-Abuja Federal Road following the sudden collapse of the Anwai river culvert that leads to Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The Commissioner for Works, Chief James Augoye, made this known yesterday, Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 at a press briefing in Asaba, the Delta State Capital. He said that although, the state had commenced palliative measures on its…

Read More

2023 Delta Guber: Kenneth Gbagi declares intention to contest, begins consultations

2023 Delta Guber: Kenneth Gbagi declares intention to contest, begins consultations

Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi. By Chukwudi Abiandu The race to replace Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in Government House, Asaba in 2023 has begun in earnest with Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi declaring yesterday, Tuesday, November 13, 2019, his interest to contest for the plum position. Speaking to journalists in his elaborate country home in Oginibo town, Ughelli South Local Government of Delta State at a lunch get together he had with them, said: “I have declared my intention to…

Read More

Appeal Court judgment: My mandate as Oyo gov remains intact, says Makinde

Appeal Court judgment: My mandate as Oyo gov remains intact, says Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State. Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has declared that the mandate of the people of Oyo State given to him on March 9, 2019, remains intact following the ruling of the Court of Appeal in Ibadan on Monday. Makinde, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, declared that the mandate given to him by the people of Oyo State cannot be taken through the backdoor….

Read More

Tam David-West, ex-Petroleum Minister dies at 83; Buhari mourns

Tam David-West, ex-Petroleum Minister dies at 83; Buhari mourns

Late Prof. Tam David West. Prof Tam David-West, a former minister of Petroleum is dead. He died at a private suite at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, around 11:00 am today, Monday, November 11, 2019. Family sources informed that the former minister had been ill for about 11 days and was hospitalised at the private suite of the hospital where he had been receiving treatment before his death. David-West was a federal minister of…

Read More

How I created 157,000 jobs in Edo, by Obaseki

How I created 157,000 jobs in Edo, by Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State. By Monday Ajogun Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki says he has so far created 157,000 jobs out of the 200,000 he promised the state. Obaseki made the disclosure in his speech at the 2019 Alaghodaro Youth Summit in Benin on Monday. “I have done what many politicians will not do; during my campaign, I promised to create a minimum 200,000 jobs within my first term, through the Edo Skills Development…

Read More

Hoodlums set SDP secretariat in Lokoja on fire, Reps member furious

Hoodlums set SDP secretariat in Lokoja on fire, Reps member furious

By Segun Giwa A member representing Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency, Mr Tajudeen Adefisoye has condemned the setting ablaze of the secretariat of the Social Democratic Party in Lokoja, Kogi State Capital, by suspected political thugs. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Oluyemi Fasipe on Monday in Akure, Adefisoye condemned the incessant attacks on SDP Secretariat and its members in Kogi. He said that barely five days to the governorship…

Read More

Maulud: Atiku congratulates Muslims, urges peaceful coexistence

Maulud: Atiku congratulates Muslims, urges peaceful coexistence

Atiku Abubakar. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar urges Muslims to use religion as a vehicle for the promotion of love, unity and understanding in the country. This was contained in his message to Muslims in the country to mark the Maulud celebration in remembrance of the birth of Prophet Muhammad. It was signed by Atiku’s Media Adviser, Mr. Paul Ibe. Atiku notes that religious tolerance is a prerequisite for stable and peaceful country and that…

Read More

Don’t despair, turn to God, Okowa urges Nigerians

Don’t despair, turn to God, Okowa urges Nigerians

Governor Okowa delivering the sermon. Nigerians have been told not to despair due to challenges in the country, but understand that God will restore the glory to the people if they turn to him. Delta Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, made the call today, Sunday, November 11, 2019 while delivering a sermon at the 2019 Harvest Thanksgiving of St. Philip’s Anglican Church, Asaba. The governor, who preached on the theme: Harvest of Restoration, said that challenges…

Read More

Eid-el-Maulud: Okowa calls for prayers, unity among Nigerians

Eid-el-Maulud: Okowa calls for prayers, unity among Nigerians

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state. Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for unity among Nigerians, irrespective of political, religious and ethnic backgrounds, to enable the country surmount its challenges. He made the call while congratulating Muslims on the occasion of the 2019 Eid-el-Maulud to celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad. Okowa, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Sunday in Asaba, urged Muslims to pray particularly for…

Read More
1 2 3 226