Digital News World

IYC faults Senate’s probe of NDDC boss

by www.punchng.com

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt THE Ijaw Youth Council has said the Senate Committee on Public Account has no business summoning the Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari, because it has no supervisory powers to do so. The IYC, Eastern Zone, which came in defence of Semenitari on some issues, including […]

The post IYC faults Senate’s probe of NDDC boss appeared first on Punch Newspapers.


Read Full Article On www.punchng.com
Latest
Over the past 24 hours, Armenia’s armed forces have 148 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops.
Thanks to volunteering, young people make friends, improve their communication and organisational skills, and become more self-reliant and flexible.
The so-called "harvest ceasefire" in Donbas has failed as Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian troops 26 times along the entire contact line in the past day, according to t
Slovenian tech firm Mikropis has signed a long-term strategic partnership deal with the US non-profit medical practice and research group Mayo Clinic, under which it will develop its healthy living so
The Senate on Saturday warned Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Mr Babatunde Fashola, to desist from spreading falsehood on the 2017 Budget with regards to projects under his ministry. It said tha
Traditionally the holiday is celebrated for three calendar days. Since the lunar Islamic calendar and the traditional Gregorian calendar differ, the celebration falls on different dates every year
Traditionally the holiday is celebrated for three calendar days. Since the lunar Islamic calendar and the traditional Gregorian calendar differ, the celebration falls on different dates every year
Commenting on Russia’s coming West-2017 military exercise in Belarus to Online.ua June 25, Russian military observer Pavel Felgengauer described them as preparations for a full-sized war with Ukraine,
Serious efforts are being made by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) to question Winston Brassingston and former Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh in connection with the findings of a forensic audi
Hoff Van Aurich is a sleepy little village on the Essequibo Coast situated 26 kilometres from Supenaam. The village is home to approximately 100 people, whose presence dates back to the 1800s when the
Minister of Public Health Volda Lawrence on Friday appeared before the Public Procurement Commission (PPC) to answer questions on the purchase of $605 million in emergency drugs for the Georgetown Pub
A La Bonne Intention (LBI) cane harvester died yesterday afternoon when he fell overboard while fishing in a flooded trench. Rajash Kachari, 36, of LBI, East Coast Demerara, a cane harvester attached
Amid concerns about government unresponsiveness to the flooding that has gripped the East Coast Demerara (ECD) since Thursday, Ministers of Public Infrastructure and Agriculture David Patterson and No
Residents of several Region Five villages awakened yesterday morning to flooded bottom flats, yards and farmland, but Regional Chairman Vickchand Ramphal reported late yesterday afternoon that a pump
Transparency Institute Guyana Incorporated (TIGI) yesterday condemned the victimisation of Nurse Sherlyn Marks, saying that her exposure of wrongdoing by a political operative was the right thing to d
The absence of a koker door, at the Koker Street entrance in Wismar, Linden, has resulted in flooding. The water recedes when the tide is low but would rise and cause flooding when there is high tide.
The report containing details of the circumstances which led to the tail section of a parked Fly Jamaica airplane being knocked off by a Caribbean Airlines Limited (CAL) aircraft, as it was pulling in
She was involuntarily returned to Guyana more than 14 years ago, but the 50-year-old mother of four still cannot find a steady job and finds it “frustrating just to survive.” “I came back here and I t
Work on the Kitty Market has recommenced and the City Engineers Department is working assiduously to complete the project. Over a year ago, the Mayor and City Council had begun work to restore the ico
The lifeless body of a man was yesterday afternoon fished out of a trench at East La Penitence. Residents of the area said the man was a vagrant; he was identified only as “Matil”. The post Man found
A young and talented group from the Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church yesterday won first place at Guyana’s inaugural robot and technology exhibition. The post Holy Rosary church team excels at roboti
The Ministry of Public Infrastructure will be meeting with officials of the Regional Democratic Council (RDC) and the Bagotville Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) to discuss the rehabilitation of
Primo’s Sewing Establishment has had a successful year and is looking to expand its operations as it reignites the local garment manufacturing industry. The post Buxton-based garment manufacturer eyes
As Barama Company Limited (BCL) continues to scale down its operations and focus on its value-added factory, General Manager Mohindra Chand said the company was still in talks with government about so
Fisheries research and development, environmental protection and management, monitoring, control and surveillance, and fisheries operations and support were among the issues addressed when the World W
The police have recently received legal advice in relation to the murder of Roy Roland and recommendations were made for them to conduct further investigations into the matter. The post Cops to deepen
Pres Putin is spending more and more money to support Donbas separatists and that is why he is eager to get out of Ukraine, Russian expert Dmitrij Oreshkin said, grushevskogo5 reported June 24.
Ceasefires have been declared many a time in Donbass since the spring of 2014, when the armed civil conflict broke out in eastern Ukraine
It is expected that 3.5 million people will take part in the elections, including about 136,000 people who will vote for the first time
According to the report, local residents gathered to collect fuel, leaked from the overturned tank on the track, when suddenly a fire began
Over 100 people have burnt to death after an oil tanker overturned, spilling its payload onto a highway in the Pakistani city of Bahawalpur, local media report. Read Full Article at RT.
Over 100 people have burnt to death after an oil tanker overturned, spilling its payload on a highway in the Pakistani city of Bahawalpur, local media report. Read Full Article at RT.co
Over 100 people have burnt to death after an oil tanker overturned, spilling its payload which set the tanker ablaze in the Pakistani city of Bahawalpur, local media report. Read Full A
The Philippines army has paused its military operation in the southern Philippines to allow the country's Muslim population, including residents of the terrorist-held parts of Marawi, t

Recent News

Australian police use pepper spray to stop clashes at anti-immigration rally

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police fired pepper spray to break up clashes between right-wing nationalists and anti-racism protesters on the streets of Melbourne on Sunday, the latest protest held by
Read Full Story

Muslims in Asia pray for peace as Ramadan holy month ends

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Muslims in Asia celebrated the Eid-al-Fitr religious holiday on Sunday with prayers for peace as they marked the end of Islam's holy month of Ramadan.
Read Full Story

Brexit commission needed to draw poison from debate: Archbishop

LONDON (Reuters) - The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, called on Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday to set up a cross-party commission to "draw much of the poison" from the debate over Brita
Read Full Story

Turkey's Erdogan says Arab demands on Qatar unlawful

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed calls for Turkey to close a military base in Qatar and said a wider list of demands issued by four Arab states was an unlawful interve
Read Full Story

Syria's more confident Assad gives Eid prayers in Hama

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad delivered prayers for Islam's Eid al-Fitr holiday in Hama on Sunday, the furthest he has traveled inside Syria in years, showing his growing confide
Read Full Story

Tigers' Ausmus undeterred by rising heat: ‘I’m not folding up shop’

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus will not allow himself to get thrown off the task by talk of his impending demise.             
Read Full Story

Popular Finance

Political Road Map: California's big change in voting rules is off to a rocky start for 2018

Perhaps no part of California has thought more about the future of voting than Orange County. And yet when it comes to a sweeping change to state elections, the county has decided to take a pass.
Read Full Story

Western, southern states' outstanding bank credit at Rs 41 lakh cr: RBI

Outstanding loans to Punjab and Rajasthan were at Rs 1,96,600 cr and Rs 2,03,000 cr
Read Full Story

SBI chief Bhattacharya earned Rs 2.37 cr less than ICICI Bank chief in FY17

While Chanda Kochhar got a pay of Rs 2.66 crore, Arundhati Bhattacharya took home only Rs 28.96 lakh
Read Full Story

Pakistan oil truck flips, erupts in flames, killing more than 120 who rushed to collect leaking fuel

An overturned oil tanker truck burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing more than 120 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said. R
Read Full Story

Clayton Kershaw overcomes a shaky start and the Dodgers blank the Rockies 4-0

Dave Roberts could see this coming last Tuesday, the day after Clayton Kershaw gave up four home runs in a game for the first time in his career during a shoddy 6 1/3-inning, six-run, six-hit effo
Read Full Story

Iran economic delegation heads for Poland, Estonia, Germany

Karaj, Alborz Prov, June 25, IRNA – An Iranian economic delegation from Alborz Province on Sunday left Iran on a Poland, Estonia and Germany tour to explore ways of developing economic, trade and aca
Read Full Story

Fairfax wins Maranatha tournament championship

Read Full Story

DJ Khaled brings sloppy but endearing show to BET Experience but Khalid sets the emotional tone

When the young singer-songwriter Khalid played “Coaster,” the last song of his set Friday night at the BET Experience at Staples Center, he stood in front of a digitally chopped graphic of the Ame
Read Full Story

Away from the bands, it's the kids who make a racket at Pasadena's Arroyo Seco Weekend

Read Full Story