Delta Commissioner says peace, reconciliation veritable instruments for growth
The Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education in Delta, Patrick Ukah, says peace and reconciliation are veritable instruments for growth and development of any society.
Community threatens to shut down oil export terminal over marginalisation
The suspended 1,300 civil servants in Delta State, who were disengaged in 2015, have once again appealed to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to reabsorb them for the sake of equity, as those employed were not part of those affected in the purge.
Group berates police for 'invading' Nwoko's palace
The last has not been seen on the drama at Idumuje-Ugboko in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State over the arrest of the Obi of Idumeje Ugboko Kingdom, Chukwunonso Nwoko, last weekend. A social-political youth group, Anioma Youth Forum – Worldwide (AYF-W), Asaba has condemned in its entirety, the invasion and subsequent abduction…
Okowa, wife, other family members test negative for COVID-19
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, his wife, Edith, and daughter are set to come out from isolation as they have tested negative for COVID-19.The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, who disclosed the development..
Legal battle raises hope on ex-governors, others’ jumbo pension
The details of payment of life pensions to former governors across the 36 states in the country, and the names and details of such ex-governors and other government officials collecting pensions, may soon be disclosed to Nigerians.
COVID-19: Delta records 532 cases, orders offices decontamination
Delta State has recorded 532 confirmed cases of coronavirus as at June 23, a top aide to Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa has announced. Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the governor, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, made the announcement in Asaba on Tuesday. Speaking in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Ifeajika said the pandemic had…
Delta monarchs advocate stringent punishment for rapists
The Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers has called on the Federal Government and other relevant authorities to apply the maximum weight of the law on perpetrators
Okowa links Delta communities via historic bridge 29 years later
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has completed a historic bridge linking the people of Ovwor-Olomu and Effurun-Otor communities in Ughelli South Local Council of Delta State after being abandoned for 29 years by successive administrations.
Delta attributes surge in confirmed COVID-19 cases to increased testing
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said that the surge in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state currently at 116, with 31 discharged and 77 active cases, was due to increased community testing occasioned by the recent establishment...