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  • OFFICIAL VISIT OFFICIAL VISIT President Goodluck Jonathan (right), being welcomed by President Idris Deby of Chad, during President Jonathan official visit to Djamena, Chad recently.
  • MEETING Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (middle), Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Mr. Ismalia Aliyu (3rd right), Executive Secretary, Lake Chad Basin Commission, Mr. Sanusi Abdullahi (3rd left) and participants at the 4th meeting of the Ministers of Defence, Chiefs of Defence Staff and Heads of Intelligence and Security Services of Member States of Lake Chad Basin and Benin Republic in Abuja recently. MEETING
  • DECLERATION L-R: Chairman, Sam Onyishi Campaign Organisation (SOCO), Sir Chike Ngwu; Managing Director, Peace Mass Tansit Company, Mr. Sam Onyishi and Soco Secretary, Chief Agu Chinemere, during the formal Declaration by Sam Onyishi to run for the position of Enugu State Governor in Enugu State recently. DECLERATION
  • Members of Girls Power Initiative (GPI), Ayo Amen sensitising market women during a rally to mark the International Day of Violence Against Women in Benin City.

 

Empowering Nigerian Women Towards Development

THERE are many definitions of women empowerment. To some persons it is the process of strengthening the existing capacities and capabilities of disadvantaged groups in society so as to enable them perform towards improving themselves, their families and the society as a whole. It involves the provision of enabling environment for their productive and intellectual abilities to be realized.

Opinion
Delta State: Between History And Actions

NASS Invasion, Senate constitutes probe panel

ABUJA - Senate of the Federal Republic yesterday, constituted a seven-man investigative committee headed by former Kaduna state governor and Chairman Senate Committee on Finance, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi to probe last Thursday police invasion of the National Assembly with a view to bringing to book those behind it.

ABUJA - Federal Executive Council yesterday, approved N60.9 billion for a contract to provide engineering infrastructure to Kyami District, Zone C, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

ABUJA - The exchange rate for the dollar in Abuja “black market’’ yesterday stood at between N182 and N186, according to investigation by newsmen.

PORT HARCOURT - Governor Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State has debunked rumours by mischief makers and political opponents that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is an Islamic Party.

WARRI (Delta State) - The Spokesman for the Gbaramatu EPZ Major Stakeholders Community, Godspower Gbedekama has debunked media reports by the Itsekiri ethnic nationality alleging that the Ijaws are calling for war due to the botched ground breaking ceremony of the multi billion dollar gas city project by President Goodluck Jonathan.

ABUJA - The Federal Government yesterday approved the contract for the procurement of 750,000 units of clean cooking stove worth N9.2 billion and 18,000 wonderbags for distribution to rural women nationwide free.

BENIN CITY – Edo State Commissioner for Transport, Hon. Orobosa Omo-Ojo has described the late Director of Fire Service, Mr. Destiny Osunde as a dedicated, honest and trustworthy staff whose vacuum would be difficult to fill.


 
BENIN CITY- To mark the international Day of Violence against women, Girls power Initiative (GPI), a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) embarked on a rally to some major markets in Benin City metropolis to sensitize women against all forms of violence.

BENIN CITY - Over 30 political organisations in Edo State have backed the aspiration of former Executive Director, Marketing of Thisday Newspaper, Mr. Erhabor Emokpae for the National Assembly.

BENIN CITY - Vice Chancellor of the lgbinedion University, Okada, Prof. Eghosa Osaghae, has described as a miscarriage of justice the insistent of the Federal government of Nigeria that private universities should not benefit from TETFUNO.

BENIN CITY- The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Edo State Council will today Thursday November 27, 2014 hold its monthly congress.

BENIN CITY- The Chairman, Aruogba Community Development Association, Mr. Wilfred Aiyamenkhue has debunked claims by the Odionwere that he used the services of thugs to destroy and vandalise properties worth millions of naira in a recent crisis in the community.


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