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RSNC Tasks Rivers Workers On Unity, Hardwork

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The General Manager of the Rivers State Newspaper Corporation, publishers of  The Tide  newspaper, Mr  Vincent Ake, has stressed  the need for workers in the state to unite and work for the growth of the state to achieve set goals.
Ake said this last Thursday when the  executive  members of the Nigeria Labour Congres (NLC), Rivers State chapter, paid him a courtesy  visit in the corporation’s conference hall in Port Harcourt.
The NLC team was led by the Chairperson, Comrmade (Mrs) Beatrice  Itubo.
The RSNC boss charged the labour leaders to enlighten their members on the need to take their  jobs seriously to enable their various establishments  meet their needs,  pointing out that the attitude of  some workers toward their jobs was not  encouraging and did not promote high productivity.
He  reiterated the management’s preparedness and commitment in ensuring harmonious  working relationship with its staff and reassured that  the staff would always get what is due them  despite  the lean  resources  of the corporation while thanking the NLC executive members for the visit.
Ake used the occasion to call on the adductors of the JUSUN  officers to kindly release their victims unconditionally and unhurt to enable them rejoin  their  families.
Earlier, the chairperson of the union, Mrs Beatrice Itubo  had told  The Tide general  manager  that they were on the visit  to familiarise  themselves   with him and also  assess the performances  of the corporation’s  staff  as well as sensitise  them on the activities and present  position of the union in the state.
According to her, the visit has afforded them the opportunity of soliciting the support of workers  of the corporation to the cause of the union in the state.
Meanwhile, the Acting General Manager of the Rivers State Government Printing   Press, Mr Bello Olatunde has commended the staff of  the establishment for  their work and dedication  to duty despite the numerous challenges facing them.
During  a similar visit by the State NLC Administrative Council in his office, Olatunde enumerated some of the problems facing the department which include shortage of staff, among others.

Shedie Okpara

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IAUOE More Developed In Four Years Than Ever -VC

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Vice Chancellor of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUOE), Prof. Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele, says the development witnessed during the last four years in the institution has surpassed others before it, since the university was founded in 2009.
Ndimele, who stated this at the weekend during the 12th matriculation ceremony of the school, noted that development was in terms of infrastructure, equipment and admissions.
“We have progressively increased the carrying capacity of the university. We are aggressively expanding on infrastructure to cater for the large influx of students.
“For instance, since my tenure as VC, we have built 72 classrooms/lecture spaces”, he said.
The 72 classrooms and lecture spaces, he continued, include 19 at the new education building, 10 at the new Post Graduate Classrooms, 6 at the new Undergraduate Lecture Halls, and 6 at the Auditorium Extension.
It also includes 2 large Halls at the ICTC, the Seaside Theatre for practicals, 4 large classrooms at Aguma Postgraduate Lecture Complex, one Language Laboratory at Aguma Postgraduate Lecture Complex, and 9 large Halls at the International Students’ Complex.
Others are 2 classrooms at the International Students’ Complex, an internet hall at the IDL Centre, as well as 6 large Halls and 4 studios at the Faculty of Bussiness Studies Complex.
“We can proudly say that we have built more Classrooms/lecture spaces in the past four years than the school had witnessed from inception”, he said.
In addition to these, the VC noted that virtually all equipment such as wooden benches, broken chairs, etc had been replaced with modern and state-of-the-art furniture.
Ndimele further stated that the university had currently built three new hostels, “which are the best on campus”: The Salvation Hostel, The Graduate Hostel, and The New Haven Hostel A.
The New Haven Layout of the Main campus, he said, was fully funded in 2019 and hosts such structures as the Postgraduate Hostel comprising 160 bed spaces with in-situ toilets, a 100-room capacity Salvation Female Hostel, donated by Pastor David Ibiyeomie, the New Haven Hostel A comprising 264 bed spaces with in-situ toilets, and ten units of Senior Staff toilets.

By: Sogbeba Dokubo

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Expert Discovers Cure For Diabetic Ulcer

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In a bid to fight diabetic ulcer, Rev Cornelius Ngochindo, has made a novel breakthrough and got approval from National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) for  a drug that cures diabetic ulcer.
Speaking at a media briefing in Port Harcourt, Prof Ngochindo said the discovery of cure for diabetic ulcer which had defiled all treatments world wide is a measure to end the amputation of diabetic patients.
    He described the Ngobebe herbal cream as his own contribution to the betterment of humanity and called on the government to partner with him for the benefit of diabetic patients.
    According to him, his is also another source of revenue for the government as people all over the world need the cream.
      Explaining further, he said in diabetic patients, there are sludges in the blood vessels which impede the free flow of blood along the affected parts of the body, noting that if it is ever pricked by nail or the region suffers any injuries with time, no blood flows into that region. The lack of flow of blood into the affected parts because of the blockade of the blood vessels, he said, causes diabetic ulcer.
  He likened Ngobebe herbal cream to the work of a plumber by gently and slowly dissolving and removing the precipitations, thus a free way of flow of blood and nutrients is secured and brings about the cure.
   He informed that if the sugar level inside the body system was very high, it would be difficult to heal the ulcer.

By: Miracle Peters

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Groups Sue For Peace, Sustainable Development In Ogoniland

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Stakeholders at the Emergency Summit on Leadership and Security in Ogoniland, organised by a Non-Governmental Organisation, under the auspices of United MOSOP Forum, at the All Saints Anglican Cathedral, Bori, Ogoni Diocese, have urged Ogonis to work in unity to promote  peace and sustainable development in Ogoniland.
The stakeholders in a unanimous decision at the end of the summit said the objectives of the Ogoni struggle as embedded in the Ogoni Bill of Rights, can only be achieved when Ogonis operate in one accord and resist external infiltrations that undermines the collective interest of the people.
In his remarks, the Chairman of the event, Chief Kpoobari Badom,  commended the organisers of the summit and urged Ogonis to close ranks and work out their political and economic liberation and take their rightful  position among the comity of ethnic nationalities in Nigeria.
In the lead paper presentation, Rear Admiral  Ncholas Bakpo  (Retired) stated that the time was ripe for Ogonis to address the leadership crisis in Ogoni, noting that the dearth of focused leadership was the bane of Ogoni development
In his welcome address , Chairman, United MOSOP Forum , Augustine Dinebari Kpuinen, said the Summit was a platform  to enable Ogonis discuss their common problems  of  insecurity,  leadership and underdevelopment .
He emphasised the need for an Ogoni State and for Ogoni resources to be used to develop Ogoniland, pointing out that Ogonis will  no longer  sit back and play the second fiddle in the affairs of the Nigerian state.
Also speaking a foremost Ogoni patriot, and one of the organsers of the summit, Dr Leesi Gborogosi, thanked the stakeholders for their concern for the development of Ogoni.

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