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NEMA To Partner Rivers Govt On Disaster Management

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PORT HARCOURT- The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, South-South zonal Office, has promised to work closely with the Rivers State Government to handle issues of disaster in the state.

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NEMA said it is yet to receive reports of disaster in any part of the state, noting that it would coordinate other agencies to manage the issue of flooding in parts of the state.

The Zonal Coordinator of NEMA, South-South, Dr. Marthins Ejike, spoke Thursday in Port Harcourt during an interactive session with pressmen on the new mandate of the Director Generel of NEMA Alhaji Mustafa Meihaja, on repositioning the agency.

Speaking, Ejike stated that the agency in the state is working to achieve the new mandate of rebranding the agency, funding and logistics to be used in achieving the vision would be adequately provided.

Ejike said: “NEMA is the front line disaster management agency in Africa and for the sake of efficiency, the Director General has opened a new template which is to reposition the agency.

“NEMA is appreciated in Rivers. We will continue to do what we can do to support and partner the Rivers Government in disaster management.”

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Kanu Signs Up For Simba TVS

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Nigerian soccer legend, Kanu Nwankwo, was yesterday, unveiled as an ambassador for Simba TVS, distributors of Nigeria’s leading brands in the tricycle, motorcycle and power bike Sector.

 

Kanu said “I have the singular honour and privilege of endorsing and recommending their products. They are number one in their areas of business. Their quality and after sales service policy is demonstrated in their Workshops pan Nigeria”.  Simba TVS places strong emphasis on empowerment, and runs specific programs targeted at women, youths, welfare for the mechanics and rider communities.

 

Mr Mahendra Pratap,  Simba TVS – Business Head in Nigeria,  said “we are honored and humbled that, Kanu Nwankwo, is endorsing TVS King Tricycles and motorcycles, emphasizing that the two-time African player of the year embodied  their brand’s core values of Trust, Value and Service  “through his dedication to this great nation.

 

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Group Head- Marketing -Simba Group, Mr KarthikGovindarajan, Simba’s association with Kanu Nwankwore presents one more step in the Group’s ongoing efforts at deepening their relationship with Nigerian football.

“As the official motorcycle and tricycle of the Super Eagles, Kanu’s endorsement is an inspiration in Simba TVS’s commitment to customer service and empowerment.

 

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Judicial workers to begin strike Monday

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Staff of the Federal High Court across the country have announced plans of engaging in a two-week strike from Monday September 28, 2020.

 

The judicial workers under the aegies of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) revealed that they are engaging in the strike in line with the industrial action planned by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) over the increased prices of electricity and petroleum products.

 

The notice read;

 

“Please be informed that the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Federal High Court chapter shall, in collaboration with the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), commences a two-week indefinite strike action from Monday the 28th day of September 2020.

“All offices shall remain closed within this period. You are required to comply.”

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Striker Suarez departs Barcelona for Atletico Madrid

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Atletico Madrid have completed the signing of striker Luis Suarez from La Liga rivals Barcelona.

The 33 year old Uruguay international signed a two-year contract with the club on Friday after passing his medical.

The 33-year-old joined Barca from Liverpool in 2014, winning the Champions League title in his first season in Spain.

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