Okowa swears in new commissioner, attributes administration’s success to participatory governance
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday swore in Mr Mofe Pirah as the 25th commissioner in his cabinet haven previously sworn in 24 commissioners on July 30.
Delta to sanction officials for illegal approvals
Delta State Government has declared that all illegal structures on waterways, should be pulled down, promising to come hard on any official that flouts the directive.
Akeredolu, Fayemi, Okowa greet Odigie-Oyegun at 80
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, his Ekiti State counterpart, Dr. Kayode Fayemi and Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, have joined well-wishers across the nation to extol the leadership qualities of the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, as he turns 80 today.
Delta government to demolish structures on waterways in Warri, environs
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta said on Monday that he would demolish all structures on waterways in Warri and its environs to address the flooding challenge in the area.
NDDC: Group says Ondo Elders Forum erred, urges presidency to ignore call
Reacting to the call made by the Ondo Elders Forum (OEF) recently, telling President Buhari to appoint Delta State indigenes as the next Chairman and Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), a pressure group in the state under the umbrella of Concerned Ilaje Citizens (CIC) has condemned in strong terms the calls by the elders to the president.
AAAN reschedules AGM/Congress
The Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria has rescheduled its 46th AGM/Congress that was scheduled to hold between July 11-13 in Asaba, Delta State. The decision to reschedule the programme was reached, following a near-plane crash experienced by members of the association travelling to Asaba. The flight, operated by Air Peace Airlines, had on board,…
Amnesty retools 3097 ex-militants, others with entrepreneurship
The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has empowered 2,187 in small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) .The beneficiaries are spread across Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta, Akwa Ibom, Ondo, Edo, Cross River, Abia and Imo states. Over 110 vendors and contractors were also engaged in execution of business contracts and trades, including wood and carpentry, fish farming, commodity…
Delta community protests, demands action on oil well fire
Indigenes of Polobubo-Tsekelewu community in Warri North Local Council of Delta State at the weekend protested and demanded that the state government should intervene to save them from impending health risks where an oil well fire had persisted since April 18, 2019. They want the state government to compel Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) to quickly…
Okowa pledges to partner, encourage vigilance groups
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has declared his intention to work closely with the vigilante groups in the state. He said that the meeting the state governors are expected to have with President Muhammadu Buhari today in Abuja would be focusing on insecurity. Okowa, who stated this yesterday during a media parley in Asaba where…
Okowa swears in Chiedu Ebie as Delta SSG
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa Monday sworn in Chiedu Ebie as the new Secretary to State Government (SSG). The ceremony took place at the state Government House, Asaba in the presence of the Governor's Wife, Edith Okowa , Deputy Governor, Kingsley Otuaro, House of Assembly Speaker Rt. Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, his Deputy Rt. Hon Osanebi…
2019 AFCON preparations: Mikel, five others arrive Asaba
Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi and five other players have arrived in Asaba, Delta capital, for preparations for the 2019 AFCON tournament holding in Egypt between June 21 and July 19. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that other players that arrived with Mikel are Leon Balogun, Moses Simon, Jamilu Collins and Ola Aina.…
Over 1,000 children billed to attend Regina Daniel's Children's Day carnival
No fewer than one thousand children from different parts of Delta, Edo and Anambra States are billed to attend Regina Daniel's Children's Day carnival, holding at government field, Agbor in Ika South local government area of Delta tomorrow. The famous and young face of Nollywood, Daniel as gathered is prepared to dazzle the children, not…