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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

Work on 2nd Niger Bridge excites Obiano

Work on 2nd Niger Bridge excites Obiano Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra inspected the construction work on the second Niger Bridge and expressed satisfaction with the standard and pace of work. The governor, who was visibly happy with the extent of work done so far, said he was confident that the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari would...... more

2019: Okowa Promises A Better Delta • As PDP Flags Off Campaigns

2019: Okowa Promises A Better Delta •	 As PDP Flags Off Campaigns PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) has flagged of its campaigns for the general elections billed to hold in the month of February and March this year with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State thanking the people for their support which he says will bring about unprecedented development in the next four years....... more

2019: Okowa Will Lead PDP Candidates To Victory - Ibori as large crowd throngs Oghara township stadium to flag off PDP Governorship campaign

2019: Okowa Will Lead PDP Candidates To Victory - Ibori  as large crowd throngs Oghara township stadium to flag off PDP Governorship campaign  FORMER Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori has warned against crisis during the 2019 general elections, expressing confidence that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa will lead all the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to victory. Chief Ibori gave the warning on Friday at the flag off of campaign of the...... more

Delta to support 26,400 traders with N10,000 each

Delta to support 26,400 traders with N10,000 each An estimated 26,400 traders in Delta State are to be empowered with the sum of N10,000 each, the state government has said. The state’s Commissioner for Economic Planning, Dr Emu Kingsley disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Asaba. According to him, we...... more

2019: Why I am contesting for Rivers governorship — Abe

2019: Why I am contesting for Rivers governorship — Abe Senator Magnus Abe has said that his governorship ambition in the forthcoming election is a mandate from God. The Senator Representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, said during a crossover church service on Monday in Bera, Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State, that his God asked him...... more

Gov Okowa is Silverbird Man of the Year 2018

Gov Okowa is Silverbird Man of the Year 2018 Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has emerged the Silverbird Man of the Year, 2018 after securing the highest number of votes sent in by respondents to emerge victorious. News Express reported that, Governor Okowa was nominated for ensuring peace and security in Delta State, youth empowerment, sports development,...... more

Okowa Signs 2019 Appropriation Bill Into Law

Okowa Signs 2019 Appropriation Bill Into Law  DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has signed the 2019 Appropriation Bill of 390.3 billion naira  into law.  The governor signed the bill on Thursday in Asaba, saying early signing of the bill into law will give his administration room to utilise the dry season to engage in construction works....... more

Pilgrimage: Delta announces N10m fine for sponsors of abscondees

Pilgrimage: Delta announces N10m fine for sponsors of abscondees The Delta Government has announced a N10 million fine for sponsors and guarantors of pilgrims in the state whose candidates abscond during pilgrimage. The state Commissioner for the Bureau for Special Duties, Mr Ernest Ogwezzy, said this on Wednesday in Asaba while speaking with Newsmen shortly after a one-day orientation workshop...... more

Patrick Ukah to be conferred The Enyi 1 of Okpanam

Patrick Ukah to be conferred The Enyi 1 of Okpanam Commissioner for Information in Delta State, Ogbueshi Patrick Ukah, will on Thursday, December 27, 2018, be conferred with the chieftaincy title of The Enyi 1 of Okpanam Kingdom by the Ugoani of Okpanam, His Royal Majesty, Mbanefo Michael Ogbolu. The conferment ceremony will take place at the palace of the Ugoani...... more

Okowa Moves To Check Housing Deficit • Launches 108 Housing Units D'Height Estate

Okowa Moves To Check Housing Deficit  •	Launches 108 Housing Units D'Height Estate IN its bid to reduce housing gap, Delta State government, Thursday, launched the D'Height Estate with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa calling on government and the private sectors to be committed to reducing the housing deficit in the country. Governor Okowa who spoke at the estate construction site in Asaba, said, “this housing...... more

Bayelsa Govt. to investigate Amatolo, Okumbiri crisis

Bayelsa Govt. to investigate Amatolo, Okumbiri crisis The Bayelsa State Government has said that it will investigate the recent violent skirmish between neighbouring communities of Amatolo and Okumbiri in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state. It also asked residents who fled the communities to return as it has taken security measures to ensure their protection and...... more

Wike difficult for APC to beat in Rivers- Aregbesola

Wike difficult for APC to beat in Rivers- Aregbesola Former governor of Osun State and chairman of the National Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the South-South geo-political, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has said that the situation of the party in Rivers State will make it difficult to defeat the incumbent governor, Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic...... more

Delta Assembly Passes N390.3B 2019 Appropriation Bill • Oborevwori Says Delta Among First To Pass 2019 Appropriation Bill

Delta Assembly Passes N390.3B 2019 Appropriation Bill •	 Oborevwori Says Delta Among First To Pass 2019 Appropriation Bill The State House of Assembly has passed the 2019 Appropriation bill with an increase of N23.3 billion to the initial budget presented by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to the House.  The passage of the 2019 Appropriation bill followed the presentation of the report of the House Committee on Finance and Appropriations at...... more

Okowa Lauds Virtues Of Madam Dickson ... As Osinbajo, Jonathan Atiku, Ibori Attend Her Burial Ceremony

Okowa Lauds Virtues Of Madam Dickson ... As Osinbajo, Jonathan Atiku, Ibori Attend Her Burial Ceremony DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has described late Madam Goldcoast Dickson, mother of the Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson as a woman who impacted the virtues of humility to her children. Governor Okowa made the description on Saturday at a funeral service conducted for the deceased at...... more

Okowa Bags NUPENG Award For Peace In Niger Delta

Okowa Bags NUPENG Award For Peace In Niger Delta Delta State Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Thursday bagged NUPENG's Award for Peace in recognition of his contributions to peaceful oil and gas exploration in the Niger Delta region. Governor Okowa, who was conferred with the award in Abuja  during the 40th anniversary celebration of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and...... more

 

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