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Rivers, Julius Berger Sign Agreement For Construction Of Three Flyover Bridges

Rivers, Julius Berger Sign Agreement For Construction Of Three Flyover Bridges The Rivers State Government and Julius Berger Nigeria Plc have signed an agreement for the construction of three flyover bridges in the capital city of Port Harcourt in a bid to tackle the perennial traffic congestion in the city. In a report by African Independent Television (AIT) monitored in Lagos on...... more

Azagba Mixed Secondary School To Reopen On Monday- Ukah

Azagba Mixed Secondary School To Reopen On Monday- Ukah   Azagba Mixed Secondary School, Issele Azagba, Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State, closed after suspected herdsmen abducted some teachers in the school last Monday, is to reopen next Monday, October 21, 2019, as modalities have been concluded for normal academic activities to resume. The State Commissioner for Basic and...... more

Bayelsa PDP inaugurates campaign council • Bayesla Not Ready To Go Back To Egypt - Diri

Bayelsa PDP inaugurates campaign council •	Bayesla Not Ready To Go Back To Egypt - Diri By George Etakibuebu The Bayesla State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday inaugurated its Governorship Campaign Council in the state capital Yenagoa with the candidate, Senator Douye Diri, saying the state can only afford a forward march sustained development, visible progress and enduring peace and unity and never...... more

Bayelsa Announces Appointment Of 60 SAs

Bayelsa Announces Appointment Of 60 SAs The Bayelsa State Government on Thursday announced the appointment of 60 new Special Advisers by Governor Seriake Dickson. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Fidelis Soriwei, in a statement said the Governor approved the appointment as part of the deliberate efforts to enable the Restoration Government to finish strong in the...... more

Bayelsa Oil Debunks Rumours Of Sale Of Company

Bayelsa Oil Debunks Rumours Of Sale Of Company The Bayelsa State owned oil company, Bayelsa Oil Company Limited  (BOCL), has debunked rumours making the rounds in the oil rich state the company was being offered for sale. The company’s chairman, Chief Solomon Agwana, denied the allegation in a statement he personally signed and made available to newsmen. Agwana said “The...... more

Again, Oyovbaire Heads Delta Advisory, Peace Building Council

Again, Oyovbaire Heads Delta Advisory, Peace Building Council Elder Statesman and former Minister of Information and Culture, Prof Sam Oyovbaire has been nominated to head the Delta State Advisory and Peace Building Council recently reconstituted by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. It will be the second time Prof Oytovbaire will be heading the council. In a Government Special Announcement signed by...... more

Re-assess over 20-year-old roads, Okowa tells FG

Re-assess over 20-year-old roads, Okowa   tells FG DELTA Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on the Federal Government to re-assess all roads constructed over 20 years ago with a view to reconstructing failed ones. He made the call on Sunday while inspecting ongoing work on failed portions of Warri-Benin highway being reconstructed by the state government. The...... more

Six PDP Governors Meet Wike In PH • Commend His Developmental Strides

Six PDP Governors Meet Wike In PH •	Commend His Developmental Strides  Six Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday met with Governor Nyesom Wike in Port Harcourt. According to Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant (Electronic Media) to Gov. Nyesom Wike, the meeting was attended by Govs. Umaru Fintiri (Adamawa), Emeka Ihedioha (Imo); Seyi Makinde (Oyo); Samuel Ortom (Benue); Aminu Tambuwal...... more

DTSG announces reopening of Warri Benin Highway

DTSG announces reopening of Warri Benin Highway By George Etakibuebu The Delta State Government on Friday announced the re-opening of the Warri/Sapele/Benin highway which was shut down as a result of reconstruction work on the road. State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu announced the re-opening in a statement made available to news men on Friday evening  in...... more

Giving Technical Impetus To Our Education

Giving Technical Impetus To Our Education DELTA State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa’s recent creation of the Ministry of Technical Education has brought to three, the number of ministries handling education which, unarguably, is the single biggest industry in the state. The decision is ostensibly aimed at accelerating the tempo of the development of the state. We...... more

Counterpart Funding: The Delta State Example

Counterpart Funding: The Delta State Example LAST week’s disclosure about the approval of a counterpart fund of N1.5 billion by the Ifeanyi Okowa administration as a prelude to getting funds from the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) is instructive in enlightening the public about the state government’s fidelity to its commitments in that regard. The release of...... more

Alaibe A Brother, Political Ally - Diri *Says APC Stands No Chance If INEC Remains Unbiased

Alaibe A Brother, Political Ally - Diri *Says APC Stands No Chance If INEC Remains Unbiased Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has said he only disagreed politically with a former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, but that they remain brothers. Senator Diri also said efforts were ongoing to reconcile all aspirants...... more

Job Creation: Delta Set To Commence 2019/2020 Programme Cycle

 Job Creation: Delta Set To Commence 2019/2020 Programme Cycle   The Delta State Government’s job creation programme for 2019/2020 cycle will soon start. The Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer, Prof Eric Eboh disclosed this in a work plan and implementation guideline meeting in his office to flag off the 2019/2020 STEP, YAGEP and GEEP Cycle. Prof Eboh explained that...... more

Delta South: I’m Laughing, Unperturbed, Says Manager • To Appeal Tribunal Judgment

Delta South: I’m Laughing, Unperturbed, Says Manager  •	To Appeal  Tribunal Judgment Following the judgment of the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Asaba, which nullified his election as the senator representing Delta South senatorial district,  Sen James Manager of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has vowed to appeal the judgment. In his reaction contained in a statement personally signed by him,...... more

Delta Exco Approves N1.5bn 2019 UBE Counterpart Funds • Sets Up Projects Monitoring Unit

 Delta Exco Approves N1.5bn 2019 UBE Counterpart Funds •	Sets Up Projects Monitoring Unit By George Etakibuebu  The Delta State Executive Council at its sitting on Tuesday, approved the release of N1.5 billion counterpart fund to Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for funding of primary education in the state for 2019. Information Commissioner, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known while briefing the media on the...... more

Wike Abolishes Fees In Public Primary, Secondary Schools • Vows To Sack, Prosecute Defaulters

Wike Abolishes Fees In Public Primary, Secondary Schools •	Vows To Sack, Prosecute Defaulters Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has announced the total abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state. He directed state-owned primary and secondary schools to stop collecting fees and levies from students and pupils with immediate effect and vowed to sack...... more

Okowa: Four Years After

Okowa:  Four Years After By Augustine Avwode   In two days, it would be four years since the era of Sen Dr Ifeanyi Okowa dawned on Delta State. And, let’s say it here the way it is: Okowa has given a good account of himself as the Governor of Delta State in the last four years....... more

Under Okowa, Delta records N154bn IGR – Commissioner

Under Okowa, Delta records N154bn IGR – Commissioner Commissioner for Finance in Delta State, Mr David Edevbie, has said the state recorded N154 billion as its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) between Year 2016 and Year 2018.  Edevbie said this on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Asaba.  According to him, the state realised...... more

Thousands Of Deltans Defy Rain To Receive Okowa In Ughelli South • More Projects To Be Commissioned Before Election, Says Okowa • Gives N2 Million To Baby Delivered At Rally Ground • Thousands Celebrate Okowa's Achievements In Ukwani And Ethiope East

Thousands Of Deltans Defy Rain To Receive Okowa In Ughelli South  •	More Projects To Be Commissioned Before Election, Says Okowa •	Gives N2 Million To Baby Delivered At Rally Ground  •	Thousands Celebrate Okowa's Achievements In Ukwani And Ethiope East THOUSANDS of Deltans on Tuesday defied heavy down-pour to attend the campaign rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ughelli South with excited Governor Ifeanyi Okowa expressing joy that Deltans are appreciating the development projects of his administration. The heaven was opened at Otu-Jeremy, Ughelli South local government area where...... more

Okowa Congratulates Dickson At 53

Okowa Congratulates Dickson At 53 Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated his Bayelsa State counnterpart, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, on the occasion of his 53rd birthday celebration on 28th January, 2019.  Governor Okowa’s birthday message was contained in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, wherein the Governor said, the...... more

PFN Endorses Okowa For Second Term ... Says Better Days Ahead For Deltans

PFN Endorses Okowa For Second Term  ... Says Better Days Ahead For Deltans DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has been endorsed by the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria for second term. Speaking at a rally organised by the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Delta State chapter tagged, 'Christians and Politics rally' held at Ughelli yesterday (25/01/19) Governor Okowa who laced his speech with...... more

Cross River APC Scribe, 1000 Others Defect To PDP, Campaign for Ayade

Cross River APC Scribe, 1000 Others Defect To PDP, Campaign for Ayade  The mass exodus of members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River state continued at the weekend when the assistant secretary of the party, Mr. Sunday Omang, led  over one thousand of his supporters to defect to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) during Governor Ben Ayade's campaign rally in...... more

We Don't Discriminate In Project Execution - Okowa

We Don't Discriminate In Project Execution - Okowa DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Tuesday said his administration does not discriminate in dishing out democratic dividends to Deltans because he sees the people as belonging to one united family. Governor Okowa stated this at Otor-Udu, Udu local government area of the state during Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)...... more

Military Deployment to Ogoniland Could Be For Elections Not Cleanup – MOSOP

Military Deployment to Ogoniland Could Be For Elections Not Cleanup – MOSOP President of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) Fegalo Nsuke says the plan to deploy the military to Ogoniland may be to have them on ground ahead of the forthcoming elections and not in respect of the Ogoni cleanup exercise. Ogoninews reports that Nsuke spoke in Bori...... more

Delta Inaugurates 14-man Team For CBN’s Agric Scheme

Delta Inaugurates 14-man Team For CBN’s Agric Scheme Delta State Governor, Sen Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has inaugurated a 14-man Project Management Team (PMT) to drive the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme (AADS), charging them to make the project yield good results.  According toa Vanguard report, the governor, represented by the Secretary to the State Government,...... more

2019: Support Okowa’s Reelection, Mordi Tells Delta Youths

2019: Support Okowa’s Reelection, Mordi Tells Delta Youths  An aide to Delta State Governor, Mr. Ferdinand Onochie Mordi has called on youths in the State to actively participate in the re-election bid of his Principal in the 2019 General elections.  Mordi, who is the Special Assistant on Orientation to the Delta State Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, made the call...... more

Okowa Bags Vanguard's 2018 Governor Of The Year Award • Says Awards Will Spur Him To Selflessly Serve Deltans

Okowa Bags Vanguard's 2018 Governor Of The Year Award • Says Awards Will Spur Him To Selflessly Serve Deltans BASKING in the euphoria of recieving series of awards in recognition of his administration's excellent performance in the delivery of democratic dividends, Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said the awards will spur him to continue with his selfless service to Deltans and humanity. The governor made the disclosure...... more

Delta 2019: Isoko Nation For Okowa, Manager, Says Macaulay

Delta 2019: Isoko Nation For Okowa, Manager, Says Macaulay Former Secretary to Delta State Government and astute politician in Isoko Nation, Comrade Ovuzorie Macaulay, has said that the noise about Isoko ethnic nationality supporting former Governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Iweta Uduaghan for Senate, is neither here nor there; and should be brushed aside as one of the biggest...... more

DTSG Signs MoU To Fix Another 25 Health Centres

DTSG Signs MoU To Fix Another 25 Health Centres As part of measures to continue to ensure quality healthcare delivery through the contributory health insurance scheme, Delta State government on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Renovate, Operate and Transfer (ROT) agreement with a consortium of medical service providers under the aegis of Pharmaccess. Governor Okowa at the event...... more

Okowa urges Nigerian to support families of fallen soldiers

Okowa urges Nigerian to support families of fallen soldiers Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has challenged Nigerians to assist the families of the deceased soldiers. The governor made the call on Sunday at an interdenominational thanksgiving service held at Divine Way Baptist Church, Asaba as part of activities to mark the 2019 Armed Forces remembrance day celebration. According to...... more

 

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