Stakeholders allege slow progress in Delta State
Stakeholders in Delta State have said the state is not developing as it should.
Protest over non-payment of wages rattles Okowa
A protest during the week by hundreds of menial workers and private security guards over non-payment of their wages by the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the just concluded 21st African Senior Athletics Championship, Asaba 2018, is said to be giving Delta State governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, a sleepless night.
Delta monarchs task Okowa on joint committee meeting with council chairmen
Traditional Rulers in Delta State have appealed to the State Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa to urgently convene a joint meeting of Local Government chairmen and the State Council of Traditional Rulers to deliberate on issues of public importance to Deltans.
Okowa praises Buhari ‘for saving Nigerian football’
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State yesterday praised President Muhammadu Buhari for saving the country a huge embarrassment with his good –natured intervention in the unseemly leadership crisis that was foisted on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
NOC lists Okowa, Adetokunbo Ademola, Eleyae, athletes for merit awards
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has selected sports personalities and one serving governor to be honoured with the NOC Merit Award. It is the first of its kind in the country and both the initiators and the recipients are enthusiastic about the ceremony, which has been fixed for August 5 at the Grand Resort Hotel & Convention Centre, Asaba.
Delta North monarchs task indigenes on PVC, registration
Traditional rulers in Delta North Senatorial District have embarked on aggressive sensitisation programme in their communities to enlighten indigenes on the importance of getting their permanent voter’s card (PVC), ahead the 2019 elections.
‘I am the ‘PATH’ to new Delta State’
Dr. Leroy Chuma Edozie, a governorship aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), insists that four years are enough to make a difference in governance.
Hopes, challenges, as top African athletes gear up for Asaba 2018
After months of preparations, the stage is set for the 2018 African Senior Athletics Championship, holding in Asaba from August 1-5.The championship is in its 21st edition, and Nigeria is hosting it for the second time. In 1989, when Nigeria played host to the rest of Africa at the National Stadium in Lagos, the country topped the medals table.
Delta community tasks government, contractor on road repairs
The President General of Isoko Development Union, Chief Iduh Amadhe, has urged the state government to repair the link roads within Iyede community that has been damaged by heavy-duty vehicles.
Elumelu pledges N500m entrepreneurship programme for Delta state indigenes
As part of his commitments to support Delta state youths, the founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu has pledged the sum of N500 million to create an entrepreneurship programme for Delta state indigenes.