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Godwin-Maria Utuedoye is a registered Journalist with the Nigeria Union of Journalists. He is interested in Investigative and development Journalism. He lives in Nigeria and focus more in the Niger-Delta region where oil and gas exploration has plunged into poverty and environmental degradation for years. He is also a PR Consultant, content creator, broadcast, print Journalist and Publisher. His vast experience in journalism span over decades of reporting the activities of the untouched areas.

Member Representing Isoko South 2 Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon (Chief) Ferguson Onwo, has expressed concern over fast eroding of the bridge along the Umeh Community road in Isoko South local government area. Hon. Onwo who visited for an on-the-spot assessment to ascertain the extent of the recent damage, said the eroded portion of the Umeh Bridge was fixed sometime last year by the State Government. The Lawmaker who is the Chairman, House Committee on Health, explained that the road is the only assess way that connects the community to the rest parts of the state.…

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…Health Care Accessbility To All By Lucy Ezeliora In an effort to provide healthcare services and eliminating the need to physically visit the hospital, Babatelehealth App is the simple solutions to reach out to that large number of patients that throng the hospitals daily seeking healthcare. Speaking with the Founder of Babatelehealth Care Services, Flory Emakpose, she disclosed that in a country like Nigeria where citizens battle with access to healthcare, Baba TeleHealth offers that clinical care at a distance. Emakpose, while highlighting the importance of Babatelehealth care services, ‘’It enhances patients’ care, it showcased operational efficiency, ensures data-driven healthcare,…

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Delta State Government, on Friday June 14, 2024 approved the upward review of contract sum of some of its projects that are at various stages of completion across the state. The Commissioner for Information, Dr. Ifeanyi Osuoza disclosed this while briefing journalists on some of the decisions reached at the State Executive Council (EXCO) meeting presided over by the Governor, Rt. Hon Sheriff Oborevwori in Asaba the state capital. Dr. Osuoza said the upward review of the contract sum of the affected projects was largely precipitated by fluctuations in unit rate for the balance and additional works. He disclosed that…

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Chairmanship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State for the July 13 council elections, Olorogun Jaro Egbo, has vowed to promote unity and security in the council area if elected. He gave the assurance at Agbarho and Ughelli while rounding off his ward to ward campaign for the election, calling for unity among the people. Addressing mammoth crowd in the areas, Egbo promised that his administration would run a united local government. He expressed appreciation to the people by him and the PDP, saying that “the mobilization and support we have gotten…

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 The Commissioner of Police Delta State Command, CP Abaniwonda Olufemi has assured all Muslim faithful in the State of the provision of adequate security and free flow of traffic in the State in view of the forthcoming Eid-Kabir celebration.  In a statement made available to Journalists by the Command’s Public Relations Officer PPRO, SP. Bright Edafe, said the CP has ordered a massive deployment of personnel across the State to provide adequate security in all Muslim prayer grounds, and strategic locations in the State. The CP also directed all DPOS to intensify raids of criminal hideouts and black spots within…

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…Accuses APC Leaders Of Greed Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ughweru, Ughelli, Delta State, led by Hon. Umukoro Innocent, yesterday, during the campaign visit of Olorogun Jaro Egbo to Ughweru, defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the forthcoming local government elections in July 13.   The defection of the APC members into PDP according to Hon. Umukoro Innocent, was consequent upon what he described as the unending deceit and greed in the leadership structure of the party.   Receiving the decampees into the PDP fold, the Acting Chairman of PDP in the local government,…

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By Godwin-Maria Utuedoye Chairman, Delta State House of Assembly Committee on Health, Hon. Ferguson Onwo has said that the Regulation of Private Veterinary Clinics Amendment bill now before the House is aimed at improving the standard of Veterinary Practitioners in the State. Hon Onwo stated this at the Public hearing organized by joint Assembly Committee on Health and Agriculture and Natural Resources at the Assembly Complex in Asaba. The Lawmaker stated that the Executive bill seeks to amend sections 3, 7, 11 and 19 of the principal law as well as creation of four new sections in the proposed law.…

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By Godwin-Maria Utuedoye Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Emomotimi Dennis Guwor has said that henceforth, the activities of the House will be guided by the Legislative Agenda unveiled last Sunday by Governor Sheriff Oborevwori.Welcoming members to plenary after the events to commemorate the first year anniversary of the 8th Assembly, Rt Hon Guwor, said the the policy document is in line with the MORE Agenda of the State Government. He stated that the Thursday’s plenary brought to the end First Session of the 8th Assembly and urged members to take advantage of the experiences of the First…

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By Godwin-Maria Utuedoye The Delta State House of Assembly, Thursday, lifted the suspension of Hon Mathew Onojighofia Omonade, representing Ughelli North 1 Constituency in the Hallowed Chamber. With the lifting of the suspension, all the rights and privileges as a member of the 8th Delta State House of Assembly were immediately restored as announced by the Speaker, Rt Hon Emomotimi Dennis Guwor. The Lawmakers at plenary adopted the recommendations of the Adhoc Committee that investigated the alleged gross misconduct of Hon Omonade that led to his suspension from legislative functions as a member of the Assembly. Chairman of the Adhoc…

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By Sunny Awhefeada Hard Times, published in 1854, is the title of the tenth novel by Charles Dickens, the English novelist. Like most of Dickens’ novels, Hard Times is a searing indictment of a corrosive and morally atrophied society on the brink of disaster. Set in Victorian England, which was touted as a prosperous epoch, the novel reframes the socio-economic turmoil that undermined the entire fabric of the English society of that time.  The reality of what was configured as prosperity was acute deprivation and hunger for the common man as a result of the dislocation occasioned by the Industrial…

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