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Delta out with one-stop public service secretariat

Within three months of the creation of Delta in 1991, the first secretariat complex popularly referred to as ‘Works’ was hurriedly put in place by the then military administrator, Group Captain Luke Ochulor, in Asaba, the capital. The complex barely accommodated the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and the army of public servants relocated from Benin City, the capital of defunct Bendel State, where Delta was carved out from.
Many public offices, including the Government House and Deputy Governor’s quarters, operated in rented apartments, but successive governments headed by late Felix Ibru, Group Captain Ibrahim Kefas (retd), Brig-Gen. Bassey Asuquo (retd), late Col. John Dungs, Navy Captain Walter Feghabor (retd), Chief James Ibori and Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, who all administered the state between 1994 and 2015, saw to the construction of some office buildings in Asaba to complement the State Secretariat now known as Olorogun Felix Ibru Secretariat, built by the Federal Government to support the new state.

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Security in digital and online money transactions

By Pardon Mujakachi, In recent times, digital money transactions have gained popularity partly because it allows instantaneous and borderless transfer of funds for players in the formal and informal sectors. Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa are now spearheading a major trend – the ‘cashless’ or ‘cash-lite’ society.In 2012, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, introduced
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