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GOV. DIRI GETS ROUSING WELCOME AFTER SUPREME COURT VICTORY, ASSURES AMNESTY BOSS OF N/DELTA GOVERNORS’ SUPPORT

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, got a rousing reception on his return to Yenagoa on Thursday evening as a mammoth crowd of jubilant Bayelsans turned out to welcome him. The Supreme Court had on Wednesday dismissed the last batch of six appeals against the governor and his deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo. Governor Diri, who was returning from Abuja, was apparently taken by surprise when … Continue reading GOV. DIRI GETS ROUSING WELCOME AFTER SUPREME COURT VICTORY, ASSURES AMNESTY BOSS OF N/DELTA GOVERNORS’ SUPPORT

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UNEMPLOYMENT, A NATIONAL EMERGENCY – Gov Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday said unemployment was a national emergency, and urged the Federal Government and stakeholders to provide skills and empowerment opportunities for youths as a solution. The governor made the call in Asaba while inaugurating the Delta State Rural Youth Skill Acquisition (RYSA) Programme for 810 rural youths. He insisted that unemployment should be declared a national emergency and … Continue reading UNEMPLOYMENT, A NATIONAL EMERGENCY – Gov Okowa

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RIVERS GOVT TO EMPLOY 5, 000 YOUTHS INTO STATE CIVIL SERVICE; CIVIL SERVANTS FROM GRADE LEVEL 1 TO 10 TO RESUME WORK.

Rivers State Executive Council has approved the employment of 5000 youths into the State Civil Service. The approval was given during its meeting on Wednesday 28th, October 2020, which was presided over by Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and held at Government House, Port Harcourt on Wednesday, October 28th, 2020. Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, disclosed in a statement that briefing … Continue reading RIVERS GOVT TO EMPLOY 5, 000 YOUTHS INTO STATE CIVIL SERVICE; CIVIL SERVANTS FROM GRADE LEVEL 1 TO 10 TO RESUME WORK.

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OKOWA PRESENTS N378.48BN “BUDGET OF RECOVERY’’ FOR 2021

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday, presented the Appropriation Bill of N378.48 billion for 2021 to the state’s House of Assembly for consideration. Christened “Budget of Recovery’’, the governor told the lawmakers that the Bill was made up of N207.52 billion for Capital Expenditure and N171.32 billion for Recurrent Expenditure. He said that capital expenditure constituted 54.76 per cent of the Budget while … Continue reading OKOWA PRESENTS N378.48BN “BUDGET OF RECOVERY’’ FOR 2021

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#EndSARS: OKOWA IMPOSES 48-HOUR CURFEW IN DELTA

“I call on all our youth leaders; our influencers; our traditional and religious leaders; and, our parents to work with us to preserve the peace in Delta State. From all security reports, the unrest is not being caused by people who live in Delta State. This is why we need to defend our state! In this regard: 1. I am directing the closure of all … Continue reading #EndSARS: OKOWA IMPOSES 48-HOUR CURFEW IN DELTA

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OKOWA CALLS FOR EFFORTS TO KEEP POLIO AT ZERO LEVEL

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on stakeholders in the health sector to focus on surveillance and routine immunisation to ensure that Nigeria and Africa keeps polio at zero level. Okowa made the call on Friday, October 16th, while receiving District Governor of Rotary International District 9141,Virginia Major, who visited him at Government House, Asaba. He said that the importance of Rotary International … Continue reading OKOWA CALLS FOR EFFORTS TO KEEP POLIO AT ZERO LEVEL

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DELTA TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS AUTONOMOUS – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, said his administration exercised little or no interference in the operations of the state’s tertiary institutions. Okowa made this known when the leadership of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) of Delta origin and the National Executive of National Association of Delta State Students (NADESSTU) visited him at Government House, Asaba. He stated that the institutions enjoyed … Continue reading DELTA TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS AUTONOMOUS – Okowa

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WIKE SAYS AMAECHI LEFT A LEGACY OF WHITE ELEPHANT PROJECTS; LISTS JUSTICE KARIBI WHYTE HOSPITAL, MONORAIL PROJECT AS AMAECHI’S “LEGACIES”

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi was more interested in awarding political projects to boost his personal ego than delivering services to Rivers people. Governor Wike said that a project like Justice Karibi Whyte Hospital was a scam because it gulped $39.9 Million on paper as there is nothing to show at the proposed site. According to him, the sum … Continue reading WIKE SAYS AMAECHI LEFT A LEGACY OF WHITE ELEPHANT PROJECTS; LISTS JUSTICE KARIBI WHYTE HOSPITAL, MONORAIL PROJECT AS AMAECHI’S “LEGACIES”

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Breaking: PRESIDENT BUHARI RENEWS APPOINTMENTS OF PTDF, PEF, NCDMB BOSSES

President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointments of Chief Executive Officers of agencies under the Ministry of Petroleum Resources. Following recommendations to the President by Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Dr Bello Aliyu Gusau gets another nod as the Executive Secretary of Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF); Ahmed Bobboi as Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF), while Engineer Simbi … Continue reading Breaking: PRESIDENT BUHARI RENEWS APPOINTMENTS OF PTDF, PEF, NCDMB BOSSES

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Okowa Bags NARD Merit Award

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, was on Thursday, September 24th, honoured with two awards by Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) for “Pioneering Implementation of Residency Training in Nigeria’’ and as “Ambassador of State Health Tertiary Institution’’. The governor was honoured at NARD’s 40th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference, with the theme: “Health Care Infrastructure Optimization and Adaptation in the face of a … Continue reading Okowa Bags NARD Merit Award

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I WILL NOT RETURN TO APC – Gov Obaseki

An old video by defeated All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, in the September 19th, 2020 Edo State Governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, where he appealed to victorious Governor Godwin Obaseki, who clinched a resounding landslide triumph in the poll, to return to the APC, has been re-released and has gone viral on social media. In the viral online broadcast, which was apparently made about three … Continue reading I WILL NOT RETURN TO APC – Gov Obaseki

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Edo 2020: MY RE-ELECTION GOOD FOR REGIONAL COOPERATION – Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that his re-election will pave way for integration and consolidation in the South-South region.Obaseki stated this on Tuesday September 22nd, when he paid a “thank-you’’ visit to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta at Government House, Asaba. Accompanied by his wife, Betsy, Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu and wife, members of the National Assembly from Edo and other top … Continue reading Edo 2020: MY RE-ELECTION GOOD FOR REGIONAL COOPERATION – Obaseki

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WIKE URGES EDO PEOPLE TO USE ELECTION TO LIBERATE THE STATE, ASSURES OF SUPPORT FROM ALL SOUTH- SOUTH GOVERNORS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says Edo electorate must be mobilised for the gubernatorial election with a focus at liberating the State. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that Governor Wike gave the charge at a meeting organised for leaders and elected representatives of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Benin City. He said they have done extensive … Continue reading WIKE URGES EDO PEOPLE TO USE ELECTION TO LIBERATE THE STATE, ASSURES OF SUPPORT FROM ALL SOUTH- SOUTH GOVERNORS

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COURT ORDER ON NLC OVER STRIKE IN RIVERS STATE STILL IN FORCE – Rivers Attorney General

TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE HELD BY THE HON. ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND COMMISSIONER FOR JUSTICE, RIVERS STATE, PROF. ZACCHAEUS ADANGOR AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE, PORT HARCOURT ON STAURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2020 ON THE LEGAL ASPECTS OF THE THREATENED STRIKE ACTION BY ORGANIZED LABOUR IN RIVERS STATE PROTOCOLS. Sometime on or about the 16th day of March, 2020 the Rivers State Councils of the Nigeria Labour Congress and … Continue reading COURT ORDER ON NLC OVER STRIKE IN RIVERS STATE STILL IN FORCE – Rivers Attorney General

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AfDB President: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS CONGRATULATES ADESINA ON RE-ELECTION

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has congratulated former Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumni Adesina, on his reelection as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) The lawmakers, in a statement by the Minority Leader of the House, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, on Thursday 27th August, 2020, described Adesina’s reelection as well-deserved, given his commitment and track record of performance as the President … Continue reading AfDB President: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS CONGRATULATES ADESINA ON RE-ELECTION

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GOV WIKE HARPS ON SPEEDY DISPENSATION OF JUSTICE, DONATES FOUR PRISONER TRANSPORT VEHICLES TO THE RIVERS STATE COMMAND OF NIGERIA CORRECTIONAL SERVICE

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the lack of requisite infrastructure for the Nigeria Correctional Service can impede justice delivery. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that Governor Wike made the assertion during the presentation of four prisoner transport vehicles to the Nigeria Correctional Service at Government House, Port Harcourt, on August 27, 2020. The Rivers State … Continue reading GOV WIKE HARPS ON SPEEDY DISPENSATION OF JUSTICE, DONATES FOUR PRISONER TRANSPORT VEHICLES TO THE RIVERS STATE COMMAND OF NIGERIA CORRECTIONAL SERVICE

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ASABA AIRPORT REOPENS, AS AERO RESUMES FLIGHT OPERATIONS

The Asaba International Airport resumed operations on Monday, August 17th, with the arrival of Aero Contractors flight from Abuja. The flight, which was a Q300 Dash 8 with registration No 5N – BJO, touched down at the Asaba airport at exactly 11.52am with Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, on board. Aniagwu, described the commencement of flight operations by Aero Contractors as one … Continue reading ASABA AIRPORT REOPENS, AS AERO RESUMES FLIGHT OPERATIONS

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REPS MINORITY CAUCUS HAILS IBB AT 79

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has congratulated former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida GCFR, as he clocks the landmark age of 79 years. The lawmakers, in a statement by the Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, on Monday, described General Babangida as “an outstanding statesman and exceptionally courageous leader, who has remained steadfast in his commitment towards the unity, stability and development of … Continue reading REPS MINORITY CAUCUS HAILS IBB AT 79

GOV WIKE PRESENTS 41 VEHICLES TO RIVERS JUDGES, CONDEMNS INVOLVEMENT OF JUDICIAL OFFICERS IN POLITICS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has decried the involvement of some judicial officers in partisan politics. According to him, this has manifested through comments, special affiliations, body language and palpable commitments. A report by Paulinus Nsirim Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that Governor Wike was speaking at the handing over of 41 Sport Utility Vehicles to Judges in the State Judiciary, as well … Continue reading GOV WIKE PRESENTS 41 VEHICLES TO RIVERS JUDGES, CONDEMNS INVOLVEMENT OF JUDICIAL OFFICERS IN POLITICS

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Edo 2020 Guber: OBASEKI HAS NO OPPONENT – Gov Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has declared that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer in the forth coming Governorship election in Edo state, Governor Godwin Obaseki, has no opponent. Speaking as a guest on the Live Television Programme, Focus, on Africa Independent Television, AIT, today, July 29th, 2020, Governor Wike said that the people of Edo state already know the type of candidate the … Continue reading Edo 2020 Guber: OBASEKI HAS NO OPPONENT – Gov Wike

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FINANCIAL PRUDENCE, KEY TO OUR SUCCESS – Gov Wike

***PROMISES MORE DEVELOPMENTAL PROJECTS Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says that prudent management of resources has led to massive infrastructural development in the State. According to him, despite the economic downturn in the country, the State’s development agenda is still on course. Addressing journalists after the inspection of ongoing projects in the State, Governor Wike said he would leave a lasting legacy that would … Continue reading FINANCIAL PRUDENCE, KEY TO OUR SUCCESS – Gov Wike

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COVID-19: OKOWA RECOUNTS EXPERIENCE, REINFORCES CALL FOR PROTOCOLS COMPLIANCE

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday recounted his experience with COVID-19 attack and said more than three members of his family contracted the virus. The governor, at a family thanksgiving at the Government House Chapel, Asaba, said God’s mercy saw the First Family through the challenge. Reiterating that COVID-19 was real, he said that it was ridiculous and unimaginable for anyone to think that … Continue reading COVID-19: OKOWA RECOUNTS EXPERIENCE, REINFORCES CALL FOR PROTOCOLS COMPLIANCE

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NDDC, SENATE PROBE AND MATTERS ARISING

NDDC, SENATE PROBE AND MATTERS ARISING: The attention of the office of Evang. Caroline Nagbo, Member of the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been drawn to publications in the social media attacking her for allegedly disparaging the person of the immediate past Acting Managing Director of the Commission, Dr. Joi Nunieh, at the conclusion of the public hearing by … Continue reading NDDC, SENATE PROBE AND MATTERS ARISING

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DELTA GOVT HAS ATTRACTED OVER N50B  DIRECT FOREIGN INVESTMENTS -Nmah

***SET TO PIPE GAS TO CITIES Delta State Government has recorded a lot of achievements from the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with investors, Chairman, Delta State Investment Development Agency (DIDA), Mr Paul Nmah has said. Nmah in an interview with Journalists at the Agency’s office in Asaba, disclosed that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s determination to partner with investors to develop the State has attracted billions … Continue reading DELTA GOVT HAS ATTRACTED OVER N50B  DIRECT FOREIGN INVESTMENTS -Nmah

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ELUMELU SPEAKS ON IMPORTANCE OF LEGISLATIVE ARM IN REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has stressed the importance of the Legislative Arm of the Local Government, describing it as the beacon of hope for the people as well as the symbol of representative democracy. Hon Elumelu stated this in his address delivered during a special session of the Legislative Arm of Oshimili South Local Government Council in honor … Continue reading ELUMELU SPEAKS ON IMPORTANCE OF LEGISLATIVE ARM IN REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY

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Edo 2020: PDP GRANTS WAIVER TO OBASEKI, SHIFTS EDO GUBER PRIMARY TO THURSDAY JUNE 25

PRESS STATEMENT Edo Guber: PDP Grants Waiver To Obaseki, Shifts Edo Primary to Thursday June 25 The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) has granted waiver to Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki to contest the Edo governorship election primary. The action of the NWC is pursuant to Section 29(2)(b) of the PDP constitution and in exercise of the powers of the … Continue reading Edo 2020: PDP GRANTS WAIVER TO OBASEKI, SHIFTS EDO GUBER PRIMARY TO THURSDAY JUNE 25

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ELUMELU WELCOMES OBASEKI INTO PDP

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has welcomed Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Minority leader in a statement on Friday described Obasaki’s decision “as a step in the right direction”. Elumelu noted that “Edo state has been an unquestioned stronghold of the PDP” and described the action of Governor Obaseki as “home coming”. … Continue reading ELUMELU WELCOMES OBASEKI INTO PDP

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RIVERS PREPARES FOR AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION – By Paulinus Nsirim

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike is overwhelmingly recognized and acclaimed as the undisputed “Mr. Projects”, nationally and internationally. Even his unrepentant critics have reluctantly conceded and acknowledged this undeniable fact, as evidenced from the harsh tone of vitriolic narratives which greeted his bold and pragmatic infrastructural drive, to the awe and amazement echoing in their analysis, as the magnificent legacy projects unfold across the landscapes of … Continue reading RIVERS PREPARES FOR AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION – By Paulinus Nsirim

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Democracy Day: DUMO LULU-BRIGGS CHARGES NIGERIANS TO EMBRACE DEMOCRACY WITH SINCERITY OF MIND, PURPOSE

Rivers born oil mogul and frontline political statesman, Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs, has called on Nigerians to embrace democracy with sincerity of mind and purpose, as the country celebrates Democracy day today, June 12, 2020. Chief Lulu-Briggs, who was the Rivers State Governorship candidate of Accord political party, in the 2019 general elections, offered this admonition, in a Democracy day message posted on his verified social … Continue reading Democracy Day: DUMO LULU-BRIGGS CHARGES NIGERIANS TO EMBRACE DEMOCRACY WITH SINCERITY OF MIND, PURPOSE

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June 12: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS URGES RESPECT FOR DEMOCRACY TENETS

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has called on leaders at all levels as well as the Nigerian citizenry to cherish, respect and uphold the tenets of democracy, not only as a system of government but also as a way of life. Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, in a solidarity message to Nigerians on June 12 celebration stressed … Continue reading June 12: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS URGES RESPECT FOR DEMOCRACY TENETS

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SO LONG A JOURNEY TO THE GRAVE: 90TH POSTHUMOUS BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY OF HIGH CHIEF O.B. LULU-BRIGGS – By Sotonye Ijuye-Dagogo

High Chief O.B. Lulu-Briggs joined the enviable ranks of nonagenarian on May 22, 2020 as his family, friends and associates marked his 90th birthday. But it was a posthumous anniversary because the Paramount Head of Oruwari Briggs House of Abonnema died 17 months earlier at the ripe old age of 88, on December 27, 2018. The family of the late founder, Chairman and Chief Executive … Continue reading SO LONG A JOURNEY TO THE GRAVE: 90TH POSTHUMOUS BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY OF HIGH CHIEF O.B. LULU-BRIGGS – By Sotonye Ijuye-Dagogo

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RIVERS STATE BEGINS DECONTAMINATION EXERCISE

The Rivers State Government has kick started the decontamination of public places as part of measures to keep the state safe from coronavirus. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, the State Commissioner for information and Communications, disclosed that Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, who flagged off the programme today, June 1, 2020, at Government House, Port Harcourt, said with the commencement of the exercise, all public places … Continue reading RIVERS STATE BEGINS DECONTAMINATION EXERCISE

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THE INDISPUTABLE TRUTHS ABOUT NDDC IMC, FORENSIC AUDIT AND SENATOR AKPABIO – By Dr Cairo Ojougboh, EDP NDDC

All these media trial won’t take the region anywhere. The Minister and the IMC have agreed to cooporate with the NASS on the probe. They insisted on an open probe. Let it be beamed live on National TV. Since their insistence on an open probe the NASS hasn’t come up with a date yet. It’s only been noise from the media. And until the NASS … Continue reading THE INDISPUTABLE TRUTHS ABOUT NDDC IMC, FORENSIC AUDIT AND SENATOR AKPABIO – By Dr Cairo Ojougboh, EDP NDDC

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Ndudi Godwin Elumelu: A GIFT TO ANIOCHA OSHIMILI FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY – By Chris Okobah

Ndudi Godwin Elumelu is not only a charismatic leader, he is a compassionate person. The people of Aniocha Oshimili Federal Consultancy in Delta State are not only happy and grateful to have him as their Representatives, but thankful that such a quintessential person is representing them at the Federal House of Representatives. He has been fighting for the little guy, for children, for the poor … Continue reading Ndudi Godwin Elumelu: A GIFT TO ANIOCHA OSHIMILI FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY – By Chris Okobah

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OBOREVWORI, DELTA SPEAKER, FELICITATES DAME EDITH OKOWA ON HER BIRTHDAY

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the wife of the State Governor and Founder of 05 Initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, on the occasion of the celebration of her birthday today, Monday June 1, 2020. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker described the First Lady as an epitome of … Continue reading OBOREVWORI, DELTA SPEAKER, FELICITATES DAME EDITH OKOWA ON HER BIRTHDAY

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LET YOUR CRITICISM BE CONSTRUCTIVE, NOT CHILDISH, DELTA PDP CHIDES APC

PRESS RELEASE The Delta State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP has frowned at the latest press statement issued by Mr. Sylvester Imonina, Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the State, titled: ‘Operation Delta Hawk: Another Political Showmanship.- Delta APC’, issued on 27th May 2020, describing the statement as childish and misplaced, especially at this time when Delta State is battling … Continue reading LET YOUR CRITICISM BE CONSTRUCTIVE, NOT CHILDISH, DELTA PDP CHIDES APC

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One Year Anniversary: GOVERNOR WIKE SUES FOR UNITY

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on Rivers people no matter their political affiliation to join hands with his administration to build a stable and vibrant economy. In a state-wide broadcast to mark the first year of his second term in office today, Governor Wike noted that the state can overcome the present global economic situation if citizens come together in unity of … Continue reading One Year Anniversary: GOVERNOR WIKE SUES FOR UNITY

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5th Year Anniversary: YOU HAVE CHANGED THE DYNAMICS OF GOVERNANCE IN THE STATE, OCHOR TELLS OKOWA

The administration of Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has been credited with positive change in the dynamics of governance in the state, which has witnessed massive interlinked roads, and independence of the other arms of government. A statement by Emmanuel Enebeli, Press Secretary to the Deputy Speaker, DTHA, disclosed that this observation was contained in a congratulatory message to the governor on his 5th year anniversary … Continue reading 5th Year Anniversary: YOU HAVE CHANGED THE DYNAMICS OF GOVERNANCE IN THE STATE, OCHOR TELLS OKOWA

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OKOWA MARKS 5 YEARS IN OFFICE, SAYS GOD WILL REVIVE ECONOMY

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday expressed optimism that as the world continued to battle the coronavirus pandemic, God would take away the challenge and revive the state and nation’s economies. He stated this at an interdenominational Thanksgiving service to mark the first anniversary of his second term in office at the Government House Chapel, Asaba. The governor said that COVID-19 had posed … Continue reading OKOWA MARKS 5 YEARS IN OFFICE, SAYS GOD WILL REVIVE ECONOMY

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Okowa’s Administration’s 5th Anniversary: REPS MINORITY LEADER APPLAUDS OKOWA, SAYS HE HAS DEMONSTRATED EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has eulogized the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, saying that he has demonstrated sensitivity and proactive leadership in the administration of the state. In his message of congratulations to the state Governor on the fifth anniversary of his administration in Delta State, Hon. Elumelu noted that Senator Okowa has added great … Continue reading Okowa’s Administration’s 5th Anniversary: REPS MINORITY LEADER APPLAUDS OKOWA, SAYS HE HAS DEMONSTRATED EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP

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Interstate Travel Ban: REPS FROWN AT VIOLATION, AS ELUMELU, OTHERS CONDEMN SECURITY AGENCIES’ COMPLICITY IN A MOTION

The House of Representatives has expressed concern over violation of the Presidential order banning interstate travels and the nationwide lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, accusing security agencies of complicity in the violation of the Presidential directive. The House has therefore directed its relevant committees to investigate the complicity of the police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in the violation and come … Continue reading Interstate Travel Ban: REPS FROWN AT VIOLATION, AS ELUMELU, OTHERS CONDEMN SECURITY AGENCIES’ COMPLICITY IN A MOTION

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GOV OKOWA DELIVERS SECOND TERM, FIRST ANNIVERSARY MESSAGE

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has delivered a message to Deltans, to mark his Fifth Anniversary as Governor of the state and his first year on the saddle in his second tenure. The message, posted on his verified social media handles, reads thus: My fellow Deltans: 5-years ago, I swore an oath as your Governor and I pledged “to build a #StrongerDelta in which … Continue reading GOV OKOWA DELIVERS SECOND TERM, FIRST ANNIVERSARY MESSAGE

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RIVERS ELDERS COMMEND GOV WIKE FOR CONSISTENT DELIVERY OF CRITICAL PROJECTS

As the Wike administration in Rivers State gears up to mark successful first year of its second tenure on the 29th of May 2020, some elder statesmen have expressed delight over the unfettered leadership Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has continued to offer the state amidst Covid-19 pandemic. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, on May 28, 2020, disclosed that … Continue reading RIVERS ELDERS COMMEND GOV WIKE FOR CONSISTENT DELIVERY OF CRITICAL PROJECTS

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DELTA  SPEAKER, OBOREVWORI, FELICITATES OKOWA ON FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF SECOND TERM IN OFFICE, DESCRIBES HIM AS A VISIONARY LEADER WITH UNQUANTIFIABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on his first anniversary of his second term in office, describing him as a tested, trusted and visionary leader with unquantifiable achievements. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, while felicitating with the Governor on the occasion of … Continue reading DELTA  SPEAKER, OBOREVWORI, FELICITATES OKOWA ON FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF SECOND TERM IN OFFICE, DESCRIBES HIM AS A VISIONARY LEADER WITH UNQUANTIFIABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

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MACAULAY, EX-DELTA SSG, EXTOLS OKOWA’S GIANT STRIDES IN FIVE YEARS

PRESS RELEASE A former Secretary to Delta State Government (SSG), Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay has felicitated with the Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on his fifth year anniversary in office. In a goodwill message to commemorate the anniversary, Macaulay noted that the Governor, so far has done creditably well.Also, he lauded the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state for its … Continue reading MACAULAY, EX-DELTA SSG, EXTOLS OKOWA’S GIANT STRIDES IN FIVE YEARS

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RIVERS GOVT SET TO INAUGURATE CASSAVA PLANT

***TO EMPLOY 4,500 PERSONS The Rivers State Cassava Processing Company located at Afam, Oyigbo Local Government Area will soon come on stream. A statement by Pastor Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that Governor Nyesom Wike who stated this Thursday, 28th May, 2020, after inspecting the plant, pointed out that the company when fully operational would employ 4,500 persons and also … Continue reading RIVERS GOVT SET TO INAUGURATE CASSAVA PLANT

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OKOWA SALUTES EMMA OGIDI @ 64

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday congratulated National Vice-Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South-South, Bro. Emmanuel Ogidi as he clocks 64 on May 28. The governor, who poured encomium on the renowned politician, commended him for his dedication, loyalty and commitment to the unity and growth of the party at all times. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, … Continue reading OKOWA SALUTES EMMA OGIDI @ 64

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I NEVER KNEW IT WOULD BE THIS WAY; HAPPY POSTHUMOUS 90TH BIRTHDAY DAD – Dumo Lulu-Briggs

Rivers born oil industry mogul and frontline statesman, Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs, has paid an emotional posthumous birthday tribute to his late father, the phenomenal High Chief Olu Benson Lulu-Briggs, who would have celebrated his 90th birth anniversary on May 22, 2020. Celebrating his late father, who passed on in December 2018, Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs posted this moving tribute on his verified social media handles. Dad, … Continue reading I NEVER KNEW IT WOULD BE THIS WAY; HAPPY POSTHUMOUS 90TH BIRTHDAY DAD – Dumo Lulu-Briggs

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Security: GOV OKOWA INAUGURATES 2 COMMITTEES ON COMMUNITY POLICING

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, 22 May, inaugurated two committees on community policing, saying it was in response to yearnings of citizens for local policing apparatus to check rising security challenges in the state. The committees are State Community Policing Advisory Committee (SCPAC) and State Community Policing Committee (SCPC). At the ceremony in Asaba, Okowa said that raising the committees was to … Continue reading Security: GOV OKOWA INAUGURATES 2 COMMITTEES ON COMMUNITY POLICING

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Delta NUJ Distributes Face Masks To Chapels

By Patrick Ochei The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Delta State Council has produced and distributed 1000 locally made face masks to its members on chapel basis, thereby calling on them to observe the precautionary guidelines approved by Government. The Chairman, Comrade Michael Ikeogwu while presenting the face masks to chapel chairmen at the Union’s temporary press centre in Asaba, on Thursday 21st May 2020, … Continue reading Delta NUJ Distributes Face Masks To Chapels

WHY BAYELSA, NIMASA PARTNERSHIP IS IMPORTANT – Gov Diri

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has said that his administration cherishes the relationship with the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) because the maritime sector has great potential for the economic advancement of his state. Governor Diri, who stated this at a dinner organised in honour of the NIMASA Director General, Dr. Bashir Yusuf Jamoh and his entourage in Government House, Yenagoa, on … Continue reading WHY BAYELSA, NIMASA PARTNERSHIP IS IMPORTANT – Gov Diri

REPS MINORITY LEADER, ELUMELU, CONGRATULATES ATIKU ABUBAKAR AT 74

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has congratulated former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on the occasion of his 74th birthday anniversary. In a statement on Wednesday, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu described Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as an extraordinary personality, a courageous leader and untiring patriot, whose sacrifices and dedication towards the unity, stability and development of Nigeria are valued across all … Continue reading REPS MINORITY LEADER, ELUMELU, CONGRATULATES ATIKU ABUBAKAR AT 74

GOV UZODIMMA ENDORSES PROF. OBIOZOR AS NEXT OHANEZE NDI-IGBO PRESIDENT GENERAL

Governor Hope Uzodimna of Imo State has throw his weight behind the candidature of Prif. George Obiozor to become the next President General of Ohaneze Ndi-Igbo, the spec Igbo socio/cultural body in the country. Governor Uzodimna gave his endorsement when a powerful delegation of eminent and distinguished Igbo leaders of the Ohaneze Ndi-Igbo, Worldwide, Imo State Chapter, led by former Presidential candidate, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, … Continue reading GOV UZODIMMA ENDORSES PROF. OBIOZOR AS NEXT OHANEZE NDI-IGBO PRESIDENT GENERAL

Gov. Zulum’s 25-Year plan: UK PLEDGES IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT FOR BORNO

In response to launching a 25-year Development Plan by Governor Babagana Umara Zulum on Saturday November 14, 2020, government of the United Kingdom has pledged to support Borno in some aspects of implementation stages. This was announced by a Special Envoy from the UK’s foreign affairs minister, Mr. Nicholas Dyer, at the Government House in Maiduguri on Monday, November 23, 2020. “We are particularly pleased … Continue reading Gov. Zulum’s 25-Year plan: UK PLEDGES IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT FOR BORNO

GOVERNORS, S/SOUTH LEADERS MEET PRESIDENTIAL DELEGATION, DEMAND RESTRUCTURING, FISCAL FEDERALISM AMONGST OTHERS

Governors and people of the South-South geopolitical zone have demanded for restructuring in line with the principle of true federalism, to guarantee peace, security and stability of Nigeria. The governors observed that the country is not at peace with itself and not working as it should, particularly, for the people of the South-South region. Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, Mr. Kelvin Ebiri, … Continue reading GOVERNORS, S/SOUTH LEADERS MEET PRESIDENTIAL DELEGATION, DEMAND RESTRUCTURING, FISCAL FEDERALISM AMONGST OTHERS

MODULAR REFINERIES WILL MAKE PETROLEUM PRODUCTS AVAILABLE, ELIMINATE IMPORTATION, PRESIDENT BUHARI DECLARES AT INAUGURATION OF NIGERIA’S LARGEST MODULAR REFINERY IN IMO STATE

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday said the establishment of modular refineries in the country will make petroleum products available in the country and eliminate importation. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), disclosed that President Buhari spoke at the virtual inauguration of the 5,000 barrels per day Waltersmith modular refinery in Ibigwe, Imo State, as well as the Ground-Breaking Ceremony for the Phase-2 … Continue reading MODULAR REFINERIES WILL MAKE PETROLEUM PRODUCTS AVAILABLE, ELIMINATE IMPORTATION, PRESIDENT BUHARI DECLARES AT INAUGURATION OF NIGERIA’S LARGEST MODULAR REFINERY IN IMO STATE

Breaking: S/SOUTH LEADERS DEMAND IMMEDIATE COMPLETION OF EAST/WEST ROAD, PRIVATIZATION OF REFINERIES, RELOCATION OF MULTINATIONALS, OIL SUBSIDIARIES TO REGION, OTHERS

At the Presidential meeting with leaders of South South region in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, November 24, 2020: The Chief of Staff to the President, Ambassador Ibrahim Gambari, is leading the federal government delegation to the meeting. The six Governors and leaders in the zone in a common position presented by Chairman of South South Governor’s Forum, Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, made the following demands: 1. … Continue reading Breaking: S/SOUTH LEADERS DEMAND IMMEDIATE COMPLETION OF EAST/WEST ROAD, PRIVATIZATION OF REFINERIES, RELOCATION OF MULTINATIONALS, OIL SUBSIDIARIES TO REGION, OTHERS