Delta commits N3.18 billion to education development
The state Commissioner for Economic Planning, Dr. Kingsley Emu, who confirmed this on telephone at the weekend, disclosed that the money was dispensed for the provision of core infrastructure in the education sector.
Government, PIND partner on poverty reduction initiative in Delta
The Delta State government and Foundation for Partnership Initiative in the Niger Delta (PIND) have signed an agreement to strengthen economic development and poverty reduction in the state.
Okowa calls on authors to be encouraged
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has enjoined prominent Nigerians to unveil three books, saying that it was important for books to impact on the society.
Isoko councils hold ecomomic summit
The Isoko ethnic nationality in Delta State has held a summit aimed at diversifying the economy, improve human capital development, reduce poverty of the people and explore new avenues of business developments in the face of the current economic reality.
Okowa seeks assembly’s approval for Asaba power plant
This would translate to N134 million in 10 years, with a two per cent incremental adjustment in tariff. He said the 8.5 megawatts project would also solve the epileptic power supply to residents in Asaba and its environs.
Delta seeks peace with oil communities to enhance production
The Delta State government has commenced peace talks with oil producing communities to enable the multinational companies to resume production.
Delta workers allege undue taxes, 20% pay deduction
Civil servants in Delta State have accused Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of ordering the deduction of 20 per cent from their salaries.The workers alleged that they were also paying multiple taxes, particularly with the introduction of water..
Delta promises excellent 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has assured the President, Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Hamad Kalkaba that the state would host the best championship ever like they did in 2013 during the inaugural African Youth Athletics Championships (AYAC).