HURIJE Raise Alarm Over Buses Loading At Upper Iweka Expressway……..Says another disaster waiting to happen

The Human Rights, Liberty Access and Defenders Foundation (HURIJE), has raised alarm over another monumental lose of lives at Upper Iweka, Onitsha where commuter buses now load at the Express way. HURIJE recalled the traffic accident which occurred at the place about two years ago, when trailer failed break, ran into the park and spilled fuel which caught fire and killed over 68 people. The chairman, Board of Trustees, HURIJE, Dede Uzor A Uzor, who condemned the attitude of commercial operators who use the Express way to load their vehicles,…

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Delta Governor, Okowa Signs 2019 Budget

DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has signed the 2019 Appropriation Bill of 390.3 billion naira into law. The governor signed the bill today (27/12/18) in Asaba, saying early signing of the bill into law will give his administration room to utilise the dry season to engage in construction works. According to the governor, “this is very important for governance, because, it gives us room to utilise the dry season to construct roads and provide other infrastructures before the commencement of the rainy season.” “With the signing of the…

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Super Eagles To Play Egypt At Asaba Stadium

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have come out with an explanation of reasons behind the decision to insist on Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba for the Super Eagles international friendly against Egypt, and it is mostly about comfort for the players, as promised by Delta State government. The Glasshouse top shots stressed that funding is a major part of staging high-profile matches and, since the Delta State government has already promised to fete the players and accord similar treatment to the visitors from Egypt, there is no better alternative readily available to…

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