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Vanguard Newspaper 02 April 2019

32—Vanguard, TUESDAY,

32—Vanguard, TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2019 YOUR LUCK TODAY By Joshua Adeyemo Phone 08056180139 ARIES; If what you’re doing today’ll depend on tomorrow’s event it’s better you’re more careful now. Even things may not go according to your personal plans today. Yet it’s important you plan both your immediate and far future carefully now. TAURUS; If you take to aggression, your ego would be deflated by your superior colleagues, but your being co-operative in a civilised way’ll prevent trouble GEMINI; Those willing to put you to shame one way or the other’ll be disappointed with the turn of things today. It’s good to secure support of your spouse. CANCER; You’ve had enough of fun in the recent times and it’s now time you settle down for hard work in order to prevent avoidable trouble. Be patient please. LEO; Your concentration level and determination are the pillars of your success today. Yet you’ll need to respect your senior colleagues and protect your image L E I S U R E TAKE HEART — ELLA RANDLE “Not everything that is faced can be changed but nothing can be changed until it is faced. -James Baldwin- When you have inner trust and believe in yourself, it means you will no longer want to play the role of victim or blame. You will make empowered choices that are right for you and truly aligned with your heart and soul in the direction of your dreams and life’s purpose. Ella Randle TERROR MUDA in “Never say goodbye” SAYINGS OF OUR PEOPLE If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents. ~ African proverb By Kola Fayemi VIRGO; It’s true you’re willing to work harder but you just have to drop both aggression and mental arrogance to allow things to roll accordingly. Then, you’re accident prone within your working arena. Respect the law and its agents today. LIBRA; Serious thought may be giving to matters of the heart but it’s better you tarry a while. Joint ventures of short duration today may be an invitation to avoidable trouble SCORPIO; If you back your financial plans with concrete and positive actions things’ll go according to your desire. If you fail to realise importance of your spouse you would work your way into avoidable trouble; aren’t you tired of crisis? SAGITTARIUS; Your intelligence, competence and level of concentration may today bring you envy, which you don’t deserve within your working arena in a negative form but. DUDU in “ROLLING HOT” By A.O. OLAIDE CAPRICORN; The Moon highlights your Solar second house of money which is good but, if you try to buy true love with money, you’ll be disappointed AQUARIUS; You will have new confidence and with new supports from the powers-that-be, it’s like you are now un-stop-able. But be cautious, especially with the veterans within your base of operation PISCES; Better days are ahead of you but, you will today need to do away with non-productive argument and/or agreement. Try to be more diplomatic now. ASTROLOGICAL COUNSELLING ASTROLOGICAL COUNSELLING Send your date e and place of birth th to the Astr trological Counselling, P.M.B 100 007, 7, Apapa, Lagos About my success? Dear Joshua, I am interested in your Astrological counselling. Kindly tell me everything about myself, especially my finance and career; would I be rich eventually, if yes what should I do to make it happen quickly. Akande-Ogun, Dear Akande, There are indications of financial success for you but you can not change what Almighty God Has designed for you talking about the timing (the quickness you talked in your letter) Certainly however no failure for you YOUR CAREER LINE Mercury –the planet of education and Accountancy, together with mighty Sun at positive angle to planets in Virgo (another Accounting Star sign) attracted you to Accountancy profession (the academic world). Truly you did not make wrong choice of career. Money will eventually come along this line but it’ll not be as faster as if you take to OIL RELATED BUSINESS. Because Neptune (the planet of OIL) was very comfortable when you were born. It will not be out of place if you have filling stations as time goes by, because you are basically a GAS PERSON. Another money spinning vocation for you include writing either along your line or for film making industry; it is important you exhibit the higher quotient of creativity in your inner-self. Yes your dream of becoming A Professor will come to reality. Politics is another area you are not looking at now but will surely come. Venus that was powerfully placed when you were born is all about MONEY. Thus you have special ability to make money. And as it was at positive angle to disciplined Saturn, you are not giving to serious frivolity. One major challenge here is envy by others but you will eventually overcome. Another source of challenges is your love life which looks not totally balanced. VIRGINIA HOME & ABROAD dadadekola@yahoo.com By Lawrence Akapa

Vanguard, TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2019 — 33 INSTALLATION: High Chief Charles Ifeanyi Odili, new Iyasele of Aboh (left) and President General of Aboh Development Union, Engr. Ajie Ogwu, during the installation ceremony of the new Iyasele (traditional prime minister), at Aboh, Ndokwa East Local Govt, Delta State. SECURITY: Delta govt extends Navy foreshore wall the state Executive Council By Festus Ahon A SABA—DELTA State Government has extended the landing jetty and foreshore wall at the Nigerian Navy Ship Yard in Warri as part of efforts towards improving the security of lives and property in the state. Briefing newsmen after meeting, the State Commissioner for Information, Ogbueshi Patrick Ukah, said the Executive Council presided over by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa also approved the building of C’RIVER: We've no agents, our doors only open in court — TRIBUNAL CHAIRMAN …Owan-enoh, Usani file separate petitions against Ayade By Ike Uchechukwu C ALABAR— JUSTICE Vincent Agbata, Chairman of Cross River State Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Calabar has told politicians and their proxies that the panel has no agent or representative of any sort, stressing that anyone dealing with any agents was doing that at his own peril. Speaking during the inaugural sitting of the Tribunal, yesterday on the premises of the State High Court, with Justice Agbata as Chairman, Justice Ishaku Kunda and Justice Abukakar Bello as members respectively, Justice Agbata said for the avoidance of doubt, the tribunal has no agent nor representative and neither does the tribunal have anyone as proxy working on their behalf in any capacity. He said, “I have not appointed any agent or representative. Anyone you are dealing with, claiming to be our agent, you are doing that onyour own peril. We run an open door policy and everything and anyone that wants to approach us can do that in the open court and not outside or behind. “Please, no one should try to reach me or any member of the Tribunal privately for any reason. Every concern must be in the open court because we are here to serve. We remain learned friends but there will be no private business of any sort or coloration at all. In his remarks, the Attorney General of Cross River State, Joe Abang, who asserted that election matters were controversial, highly sensitive and contentious, urged the judges to honestly discharge their duties without fear or favour. He asserted: “You must see your appointment as a call to greater service to the nation. I therefore urge you to abide by your oath of office by courageously and honestly discharging your duty without fear or favour. Vanguard leaned that the Election Petitions Tribunal for governorship, National and State Assembly have received 30 petitions including 16 for the state House of Assembly and House of Representatives eight, while they received four for Senate and two for governorship elections. Ecumenical centre for the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN in Asaba. Ukah said the council also approved the completion of the remodeling of Central Hospital, Asaba and cash awards to members of state contingent to the 19th National Sports Festival. Also approved according to the Commissioner, were the reconstruction of old Adeje Road, Adeje in Okpe Local Government Area, rehabilitation of Delta Broadcasting Service, DBS and Isho Road, Ubulu-Uku in Aniocha South. Currency devaluation responsible for poor project financing in varsities — MACARTHUR FOUNDATION ‘Commence dialogue in Ogoniland to end economic, environmental crisis' Share Intel used in restoring peace in N'Delta, Northern youths beg JTF Commander By Samuel Oyadongha Y ENAGOA— NORTHERN Youths Council of Nigeria has pleaded with the leadership of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta codenamed Operation Delta Safe to share with ‘Court didn’t restrain NURTW members from collecting levies in Delta' By Gab Ejuwa FOLLOWING a recent report in some dailies that a court had restrained National Union of Road Transport Workers in the 25 Local Government Areas,LGAs, of Delta State from collecting levies from members of Otor-Udu and Otu-Jeremi Block Industries Association in the state, the Otor-Udu and Otu-Jeremi Block Industries Association, yesterday refuted the report. It said that only 18 local government areas and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry were restrained by the court. Counsel to the Otor-Udu and Otu-Jeremi Block Industries Association, J. Sini, told journalists that in suit No. OUHC/171/ 2017, the Otor-Udu and Otu-Jeremi Block Industries Association as claimants, prayed the court to restrain the defendants (18 LGAs and Delta State Ministry of Commerce and Industries) from collecting levies from the claimants’ drivers and in any part of the state. By Gabriel Enogholase B E N I N — MACARTHUR Foundation has listed currency devaluation as the underlying factor responsible for deficit financing globally. Country Representative of the Foundation in Nigeria, Kola Shettima stated this while delivering a lecture in University of Benin, UNIBEN. Speaking on Programming on Accountability and Transparency: Implications for Management of Projects and Programmes in Nigerian Universities, he By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT— THE Ogoni Liberation Initiative, OLI, has urged the Federal Government to open dialogue with the people of Ogoni in order to end the persistent economic and environmental crisis bedevilling the area. OLI made the call at the 2nd World Economic Submit, a platform to discuss issues bordering on empowerment and development of Ogoniland, and graduation of 200 sister security forces in the north, strategies deployed in restoring peace in the hitherto troubled region. They said this would help curtail crime wave in the northern part of the country which is currently grappling with the activities of Boko Haram and others criminal elements. President of the organisation, Isah Abubakar made the appeal yesterday in Yenagoa while presenting an award of excellence to the Commander of the JTF, Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman. Abubakar lamented that the spate of insecurity in parts of the north had become worrisome hence the need for the leadership of the JTF to share intelligence with sister security forces to tackle the menace. He said: “The operation noted that “The problem is that government policy may be in one direction, while we as partners may be in another direction. “The budgetary system is often limited thereby compounding the problems of lack of accountability. The challenge of interest rate and devaluation of currency with diverse protections have consequences on budgeting which is always a major problem generally.” He listed accountability, transparency, and good governance as three areas of interventions by the Foundation in Nigeria and called for a review in budgeting processes and deployment of technology in Nigerian universities. youths trained in different skills such as liquid soap, making, mobile phones repair, plastics, among others at Bori, Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State. Prince Douglas Fabeke, President of OLI, disclosed that the people of Ogoni were ready for dialogue, in order to eradicate poverty and pollution from the area. He noted that important steps have been put in place to actualise the development and empowerment of youths in the area by the group. of the JTF in Niger Delta has actually drawn the attention of Northern youths. He should share the strategies he has used in curtailing crime wave in the Niger Delta with agencies in the north so that the north can be safe. “The Nigerian economy depends largely on earnings from the oil and gas sector and the task of safeguarding the infrastructure is fundamental to the development of the county. Also, the role that the joint military force has played in securing the national assets is commendable.’’ Responding, Suleiman told the youths that the Niger Delta environment cannot be compared to the north saying, “the scenarios are not the same and what we are doing here (Niger Delta) might not be able to curb the happenings there.”

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