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Covid-19 Update: 5 AKWA IBOM CORONAVIRUS VICTIMS IN STABLE CONDITION, RESPONDING TO TREATMENT – Ekanem

THEY DO NOT NEED VENTILATORS, SAYS CMD, IBOM SPECIALIST HOSPITAL The Chief Medical Director of Ibom Specialist Hospital, Professor Emmanuel Ekanem has disclosed that the five persons who tested positive to Covid-19 in the state are in a stable condition and are doing well and do not need ventilators. He made the disclosure on Friday, 3rd April, 2020, while taking delivery of hand sanitizers and … Continue reading Covid-19 Update: 5 AKWA IBOM CORONAVIRUS VICTIMS IN STABLE CONDITION, RESPONDING TO TREATMENT – Ekanem

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Covid-19 Update: CROSS RIVER STATE IS COVID-19 FREE, SAYS EDU, EKPENYONG, OTHERS

The Cross River State Covid-19 response team chairman and Commissioner for Health, Dr Betta Edu, Secretary of the team and Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Asuquo Ekpenyong, as well as other members of the team, have categorically maintained that the state is Covid-19 free. They made the assertion at press briefing on Friday, 3rd April, 2020 at the Health Commissioner’s office. There is no suspected or … Continue reading Covid-19 Update: CROSS RIVER STATE IS COVID-19 FREE, SAYS EDU, EKPENYONG, OTHERS

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Covid-19 Lockdown: ARMED FORCES DISOWN TRENDING ‘MALICIOUS’ VIDEOS

PRESS RELEASE 1 Apri 2020 CIRCULATION OF MALICIOUS VIDEO CLIPS AGAINST THE ARMED FORCES OF NIGERIA 1. The attention of the Defence Headquarters has been drawn to some video clips trending in the media. 2. Consequently, the Armed Forces of Nigeria wishes to state that the videos were old clips of past incidents that took place in 2012 and 2013 respectively. The clips are being … Continue reading Covid-19 Lockdown: ARMED FORCES DISOWN TRENDING ‘MALICIOUS’ VIDEOS

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Lock Down Enforcement: A’IBOM RESIDENTS GET FEW HOURS TO STOCK UP, AS FULL ENFORCEMENT COMMENCES

Akwa Ibom State Taskforce on Quarantine And Restrction on Movement Order 2020 have begun monitoring of compliance of the movement restriction order. The State Commissioner of Police and head of the Taskforce, Mr Imohimi Edgal while briefing Newsmen at the Police Headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia enjoined residents of the state to adhere to the lock down order. At Obot Akara /Abia state border where the … Continue reading Lock Down Enforcement: A’IBOM RESIDENTS GET FEW HOURS TO STOCK UP, AS FULL ENFORCEMENT COMMENCES

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Covid-19 Lockdown: GOV WIKE LIFTS CURFEW ON PARTS OF PORT HARCOURT, RESCINDS OBIO/AKPOR LGA CHAIRMAN, DEPUTY CHAIRMAN’S SUSPENSION

***STATE GOVERNMENT TO IMPLEMENT PALLIATIVE MEASURES Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has lifted the curfew imposed on Education Bus Stop to Agip Junction along Ikwerre Road and Obiri Ikwerre Junction to Ozuoba, Rumualogu and Choba. This takes effect from Friday, April 3, 2020. Governor Wike also lifted the suspension of the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area. He announced these decisions … Continue reading Covid-19 Lockdown: GOV WIKE LIFTS CURFEW ON PARTS OF PORT HARCOURT, RESCINDS OBIO/AKPOR LGA CHAIRMAN, DEPUTY CHAIRMAN’S SUSPENSION

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Covid-19 Lockdown: DELTA PDP EXPRESS SADNESS OVER WARRI INCIDENT, CALLS FOR CALM, PROPER INVESTIGATION

PRESS STATEMENT COVID-19 LOCK DOWN: DELTA PDP EXPRESS SADNESS OVER WARRI INCIDENT, CALLS FOR CALM, PROPER INVESTIGATION Delta State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, has expressed sadness over the sequence of events that led to the death of Mr. Joseph Pessu in Warri and commiserated with family of the dearly departed, even as it has called for calm, while investigations get under way … Continue reading Covid-19 Lockdown: DELTA PDP EXPRESS SADNESS OVER WARRI INCIDENT, CALLS FOR CALM, PROPER INVESTIGATION

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Covid-19 Update: GOV UDOM ADDRESSES AWKAIBOMITES OVER POSITIVE CORONAVIRUS RESULTS, IMPOSES TOTAL LOCKDOWN ON AWKA IBOM FOR TWO WEEKS

FAITH OVER FEAR My dear people of Akwa Ibom State, A little over a week ago, I had cause to address you concerning the state of affairs in our dear State as it has to do with the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic across the globe. I told you at the time that there was no CONFIRMED case of Covid-19 in the State. That information … Continue reading Covid-19 Update: GOV UDOM ADDRESSES AWKAIBOMITES OVER POSITIVE CORONAVIRUS RESULTS, IMPOSES TOTAL LOCKDOWN ON AWKA IBOM FOR TWO WEEKS

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MY GOALS, MY SHORTCOMINGS AS BORNO’S GOVERNOR – By Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum

All praise be to Almighty for giving us good health and strength to preside over the governance of our dear state. I salute our courage and calmness in the face of the global pandemic called corona virus that is ravaging the whole world. We should continue to observe the simple hygenic advice given to us and pray for Allah’s protection and safegurd. I have remained … Continue reading MY GOALS, MY SHORTCOMINGS AS BORNO’S GOVERNOR – By Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum

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Covid-19 Update: GOV OBIANO ADDRESSES NDI ANAMBRA

A Special Broadcast on Covid-19 by the Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano on Thursday April 2, 2020. Ndi Anambra ekenem unu. I am here to update you on the on-going global war against the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the efforts we have made so far to flatten the curve on this virus and shut it out of Anambra State. As you … Continue reading Covid-19 Update: GOV OBIANO ADDRESSES NDI ANAMBRA

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Covid-19: NO NOSE MASK, NO MOVEMENT IN CROSS RIVER- Gov Ayade

Following the proliferation of new cases of coronavirus in neighboring states, the Cross River state governor, Sir Ben Ayade has imposed new restrictions on residents of the state as follows: 1. No citizen or resident of the state will be allowed to leave home without a face mask from Friday 3rd, April 2020. 2. Failure to adhere to this directive will lead to the arrest … Continue reading Covid-19: NO NOSE MASK, NO MOVEMENT IN CROSS RIVER- Gov Ayade

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Covid-19: UKAH, DELTA EDUCATION COMMISSIONER, RELEASES TIME TABLE FOR OPEN DISTANCE LEARNING

Delta State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has released the time table for television/radio open distance learning for JS3 and SS3 students during the temporary closure of schools due to COVID-19 pandemic. A statement by the Commissioner for Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, in Asaba, said that the programme, tagged Delta State Teleclass, which is in partnership with the state … Continue reading Covid-19: UKAH, DELTA EDUCATION COMMISSIONER, RELEASES TIME TABLE FOR OPEN DISTANCE LEARNING

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Covid-19 Update: AKWA IBOM GOVT RAISES DOUBTS OVER POSITIVE TEST RESULTS FOR 5 CORONAVIRUS SUSPECTED CASES, CALLS FOR ANOTHER TEST

AKWA IBOM STATE COVID 19 UPDATE 3.0 Sequel to the news report about the positive testing of 5 hitherto suspected cases of COVID -19 in Akwa Ibom state, we wish to state as follows, that; 1. We observed a disturbing breach in the test and reporting procedure. 2. Akwa Ibom State Government only heard about the test results in the news 3. The Director General … Continue reading Covid-19 Update: AKWA IBOM GOVT RAISES DOUBTS OVER POSITIVE TEST RESULTS FOR 5 CORONAVIRUS SUSPECTED CASES, CALLS FOR ANOTHER TEST

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AMGBADUBA ENJOINS OIL COMPANIES TO RESPOND TO COMMUNITY NEEDS

Oil companies operating in the state have been enjoined to respond to the needs of oil producing communities, especially in time of oil spillage to ameliorate the difficulties that may arise as a result of the spill. The Delta State Commissioner for Oil and Gas, Prince Emmanuel Amgbaduba, gave the advice while presenting materials to communities in Burutu Local Government Area that were recently impacted … Continue reading AMGBADUBA ENJOINS OIL COMPANIES TO RESPOND TO COMMUNITY NEEDS

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Covid-19: STAY SAFE, ADHERE STRICTLY TO GOVT DIRECTIVES, JOEL-ONOWAKPO APPEALS TO ISOKO PEOPLE

The APC House of Representatives candidate of Isoko federal constituency in the 2019 general elections and former Coordinator of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Hon. Joel-Onowakpo Thomas has appealed to Isoko people to follow the directives of the government, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and other relevant authorities in order to stay safe from the novel coronavirus pandemic. A statement by signed by … Continue reading Covid-19: STAY SAFE, ADHERE STRICTLY TO GOVT DIRECTIVES, JOEL-ONOWAKPO APPEALS TO ISOKO PEOPLE

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MULADE CONFERRED IBE-SORIMOWEI TITLE OF GBARAMATU KINGDOM

The Pere of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West LGA of Delta State, His Royal Majesty, Oboro Gbaraun the 2nd, has bestowed the prestigious traditional title of Ibe-Sorimowei of Gbaramatu Kingdom to an Environmental and Human Rights Activist, Comrade Mulade Sheriff. The Ibe-Sorimowei title, which means “Kingdom Lifter and the Hope of Society and Humanity,” was conferred to Mulade in recognition of his humanitarian activities in … Continue reading MULADE CONFERRED IBE-SORIMOWEI TITLE OF GBARAMATU KINGDOM

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Covid 19: TASKFORCE OFFICIALS ON ENVIRONMENT ATTACK, ASSAULT DELTA NUJ CHAIRMAN, IKEOGWU, DAILY POST CORRESPONDENT OMONIGHO

Officials of Delta State Taskforce on Environment on Wednesday, 1st April, 2020, attacked and assaulted the State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists,NUJ Delta Council Comrade Michael Ikeogwu as well as DAILY POST Correspondent, Matthew Omonigho, who were monitoring the level of compliance on the “Social distance” order of Governor Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa, with respect to the Corona-Virus pandemic at Otiotio Street in Uvwie … Continue reading Covid 19: TASKFORCE OFFICIALS ON ENVIRONMENT ATTACK, ASSAULT DELTA NUJ CHAIRMAN, IKEOGWU, DAILY POST CORRESPONDENT OMONIGHO

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Breaking Covid-19 Update: THREE SUSPECTED COVID-19 CASES IN DELTA TEST NEGATIVE – Gov Okowa

Delta state Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has confirmed that the three suspected Covid-19 cases in Delta have tested Negative. Posting on his verified social media handles, in the early hours of today, 1st April, 2020, Dr. Okowa wrote: “A little while ago, I received the results of three patients in Delta State who exhibited symptoms of #COVID19 — from the medical team at Irrua Specialist … Continue reading Breaking Covid-19 Update: THREE SUSPECTED COVID-19 CASES IN DELTA TEST NEGATIVE – Gov Okowa

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Covid-19 Lockdown: OBEY GOVERNMENT ORDER, DON’T PANIC, WARRI REPS MEMBER, EREYITOMI ADVISES RESIDENTS

The member representing Warri Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi JP has advised his constituents of Warri South, Warri North and Warri South-West local government areas that make up the federal constituency to obey government order and not panic as the stay at home and lockdown order begins in Delta State. Hon. Chief Ereyitomi quipped that the stay at … Continue reading Covid-19 Lockdown: OBEY GOVERNMENT ORDER, DON’T PANIC, WARRI REPS MEMBER, EREYITOMI ADVISES RESIDENTS

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Borno Covid-19 Update: GOV ZULUM STORMS STATIONS TO CHECK FUEL HOARDING, WANTS OFFENDERS PUNISHED BY DPR

Amidst suspected plans by some petrol marketers go create artificial scarcity under Covid-19 lockdown, Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Tuesday, 31st March, 2020, stormed some filling stations in Maiduguri with a call on the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to seal off stations hoarding products. Zulum, in surprise outing, evaluated quantities of fuel available at some stations he visited. The Governor’s visit was … Continue reading Borno Covid-19 Update: GOV ZULUM STORMS STATIONS TO CHECK FUEL HOARDING, WANTS OFFENDERS PUNISHED BY DPR

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Breaking: LAGOS ORDERS CIVIL SERVANTS TO STAY-AT-HOME OVER CORONAVIRUS, ISSUES OPERATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR TRANSPORT OWNERS, COMPANIES, PASSENGERS

Lagos State Government has directed public officers from Grade level 1 to 12, in the State Civil Service, to stay at home for the next 14 days as part of precautions to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease. The State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, during a statewide address on Sunday, 22nd March, 2020, directed that all public officers in the entire unified public service … Continue reading Breaking: LAGOS ORDERS CIVIL SERVANTS TO STAY-AT-HOME OVER CORONAVIRUS, ISSUES OPERATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR TRANSPORT OWNERS, COMPANIES, PASSENGERS

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APC Chieftain, Enuha, Commen­ds Pres. Buhari for Appointing Ochei into NIMASA

A frontline Delta St­ate All Progressives Congress stalwart, Engr. Hyacinth Enuha has lauded President Mohamed Buhari for appointing Hon. Vic­tor Ochei on the Boa­rd of the Nigerian Maritime Administrati­on and Safety Agency NIMASA as the Execu­tive Director, Marit­ime Labour and Carbo­tage Services. Chief Enuha in a sta­tement, noted that the appointment is a good one coming at the right time follow­ing the unquestionab­le commitment and … Continue reading APC Chieftain, Enuha, Commen­ds Pres. Buhari for Appointing Ochei into NIMASA

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OKOWA PLEDGES ADMINISTRATION’S CONTINUOUS SUPPORT FOR SPORTS DEVT., AS COLLEGE OF COMMERCE, WARRI, EMERGE WINNER OF DELTA SCHOOL SPORTS FESTIVAL

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said his administration would continue to develop school sports as to ensure that raw talents are tapped. The governor gave the assurance on Wednesday during the grand finale of Greater Delta Games 2020 School Sports festival.m, which ended on Wednesday, 12th March, 2020. At the end of the championship, College of Commerce, Warri, clinched the first position and … Continue reading OKOWA PLEDGES ADMINISTRATION’S CONTINUOUS SUPPORT FOR SPORTS DEVT., AS COLLEGE OF COMMERCE, WARRI, EMERGE WINNER OF DELTA SCHOOL SPORTS FESTIVAL

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MACAULEY CONGRATULATES OCHEI ON HIS APPOINTMENT AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NIMASA

Renowned youth advocate and convener of African Leadership Network for Youths (ALNET), a globally recognized platform for Youth Empowerment and Human Capital Development, Hon. Eddy Macauley, has congratulated former Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Victor Onyekachi Ochei, on his recent appointment as Executive Director, Maritme Labour and Cabotage Services, Nigerian Maritime Administration And Safety Agency,( NIMASA), by President Muhammadu Buhari. Eddy Macauley, … Continue reading MACAULEY CONGRATULATES OCHEI ON HIS APPOINTMENT AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NIMASA

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Pres. Buhari Inaugurates NDDC Advisory Committee, Says N3.7bn Recovered from NDDC Contractors

The President, Muhammadu Buhari has today, March 10, 2020, inaugurated the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Advisory Committee at the presidential villa. The committee, which comprises the nine governors of the Niger Delta region, has the duty of advising the board of the commission in line with the mandate of the NDDC. Buhari while inaugurating the committee said N3.7billion has been recovered from Niger Delta … Continue reading Pres. Buhari Inaugurates NDDC Advisory Committee, Says N3.7bn Recovered from NDDC Contractors

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DELTA ASSEMBLY PLACES HIGH PREMIUM ON ITS WORKFORCE – Oborevwori

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has said that the House places high premium on its workforce. Speaking at a send off party ceremony of retired staff of the Assembly on Monday, March 9, 2020, the Speaker disclosed that in order to sustain a knowledge based bureaucracy in the Legislature, the Leadership of the Assembly has prioritized capacity … Continue reading DELTA ASSEMBLY PLACES HIGH PREMIUM ON ITS WORKFORCE – Oborevwori

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GOV OKOWA CONGRATULATES DEPUTY, OTUARO, ON NIGER DELTA PEACE AWARD

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, congratulated his Deputy, Deacon Kingsley Otuaro, on his conferment with the Niger Delta Peace Ambassador Award 2019. The award, which was organised by the Daily Independent Newspapers Limited, was presented to Otuaro on Saturday at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa recalled with … Continue reading GOV OKOWA CONGRATULATES DEPUTY, OTUARO, ON NIGER DELTA PEACE AWARD

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Delta State Schools Sports Festival: LOC NAMES VENUES OF DIFFERENT EVENTS

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the 2020 Delta State Schools Sports Festival has released venues of the events that will hold during the competition which is scheduled to begin tomorrow in the state capital territory. According to the LOC, athletics (track and field) will take place inside the main bowl of the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, athletics (throws) will hold inside Asaba Girls’ Grammar … Continue reading Delta State Schools Sports Festival: LOC NAMES VENUES OF DIFFERENT EVENTS

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Inspiring: MONICA DONGBAN-MENSEM, NEW AG. COURT OF APPEAL PRESIDENT, CONTROLS TRAFFIC IN ABUJA

Meet Hon. Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, Nigeria’s acting President of the Court of Appeal, who spends her free time controlling traffic on some of the busy roads in Abuja, the nation’s Federal capital. Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari recently approved the appointment of Hon. Justice M.B. Dongban Mensem as the Acting President of the Court of Appeal for an initial period of three (3) months, with … Continue reading Inspiring: MONICA DONGBAN-MENSEM, NEW AG. COURT OF APPEAL PRESIDENT, CONTROLS TRAFFIC IN ABUJA

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DSIEC Set to Conduct Bye Elections in Delta

The Chairman Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC), Chief Mike Ogbodu has urged all stakeholders, political parties in the state to be law abiding ahead of the bye elections to fill four Councillorship positions in four Local Government Areas of the state. Chief Ogbodu who spkoke at a stakeholders meeting in Asaba, said the bye elections ware neccesited by death of the Councillors in four … Continue reading DSIEC Set to Conduct Bye Elections in Delta

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GOV WIKE DECRIES EXCLUSION OF RIVERS STATE FROM SITING OF FEDERAL PROJECTS, AS ABARIBE SAYS PROPONENTS OF CHANGE ARE WORSE THAN THOSE THEY CHANGED

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has decried the exclusion of Rivers State from the execution of projects by the Federal Government. This is as the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinaya Abaribe stated that the proponents of change are now worse than those they changed. They spoke on Thursday night, 5th March, 2020, at the Government House Port Harcourt during a condolence visit by the … Continue reading GOV WIKE DECRIES EXCLUSION OF RIVERS STATE FROM SITING OF FEDERAL PROJECTS, AS ABARIBE SAYS PROPONENTS OF CHANGE ARE WORSE THAN THOSE THEY CHANGED

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Delta Schools Sports Festival: UKAH DESCRIBES STUDENTS’ ACCOMMODATION, VENUE AS CONDUCIVE

Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, has described the various hostels and halls in Delta State University, Anwai campus, that will provide temporary camp and accommodation for pupils and students for the final stage of the State School Sports Festival billed to hold in Asaba from March 8 to March 12, 2020, as healthy and safe for the athletes. Chief … Continue reading Delta Schools Sports Festival: UKAH DESCRIBES STUDENTS’ ACCOMMODATION, VENUE AS CONDUCIVE

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DELTA NUJ CELEBRATES EGUGBO’S APPOINTMENT

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has rejoiced over the appointment of one of its members, Comrade Fidelis Egugbo as Special Assistant on Media to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. The NUJ, Delta State Council, in a statement released to the media, said Egugbo’s appointment was yet another plus for Journalists serving in the present administration of Senator Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. The union in the … Continue reading DELTA NUJ CELEBRATES EGUGBO’S APPOINTMENT

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NUJ APPLAUDS SOUTH-SOUTH GOVERNORS ON PROPOSED SECURITY OUTFIT

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Delta State Council, has described the proposed establishment of a security outfit by the South-South governors as a right step in safeguarding the people of the geopolitical zone from internal and external attacks by criminally minded elements. In a statement of commendation made available to the press and endorsed by the council chairman, Michael Ikeogwu and Secretary, Churchill Oyowe, … Continue reading NUJ APPLAUDS SOUTH-SOUTH GOVERNORS ON PROPOSED SECURITY OUTFIT

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2023 Elections: WHY MEGA PARTY IS ZONING GOVERNORSHIP TICKET TO DELTA CENTRAL

Citing equity and fairness, the Mega Party of Nigeria, Delta State Chapter has resolved to zone the governorship ticket of the party in 2023 general elections to Delta Central senatorial district. The interim executive of the party under the leadership of Comrade Austin Onori who reached the resolution at a stakeholders meeting of the party in Asaba, said the zoning arrangement was free of rancour, … Continue reading 2023 Elections: WHY MEGA PARTY IS ZONING GOVERNORSHIP TICKET TO DELTA CENTRAL

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PRES. BUHARI APPROVES APPOINTMENT OF JUSTICE MENSEM AS ACTING PRESIDENT, COURT OF APPEAL

PRESIDENT BUHARI APPROVES APPOINTMENT OF JUSTICE MENSEM AS ACTING PRESIDENT OF THE COURT OF APPEAL President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Hon. Justice M.B. Dongban Mensem as the Acting President of the Court of Appeal for an initial period of three (3) months, with effect from March 6, 2020, when the incumbent President of the Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, CFR, … Continue reading PRES. BUHARI APPROVES APPOINTMENT OF JUSTICE MENSEM AS ACTING PRESIDENT, COURT OF APPEAL

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Breaking: SOUTH SOUTH GOVERNORS FORUM ENDORSE REGIONAL SECURITY

Following the spate of insecurity in the country, South South governors have agreed to float a regional security outfit to mitigate the ugly trend. This was part of decisions reached at the South South governors Forum meeting held at Government House Asaba on Thursday, 5th March, 2020. Briefing the press after the meeting, the Chairman South South Governors Forum and Governor of Delta State Senator … Continue reading Breaking: SOUTH SOUTH GOVERNORS FORUM ENDORSE REGIONAL SECURITY

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HoReps: ELUMELU SEEKS FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY IN ASABA, AS BILL PASSES SECOND READING, REFERRED TO COMMITTEE

The House of Representatives on Wednesday , 4th March, passed to second reading a bill seeking for the establishment of a Federal University of Technology in Asaba, Delta State. The Bill sponsored by the Minority Leader of the House, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, is to provide quality technical education amongst others, for teeming youths of the region and Nigeria in general. The bill is titled, ” … Continue reading HoReps: ELUMELU SEEKS FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY IN ASABA, AS BILL PASSES SECOND READING, REFERRED TO COMMITTEE

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DELTA GOVT. GIVES WARRI, UVWIE AND ENVIRONS DRAINAGE CONTRACTORS ONE WEEK, TO MAKE IMPACT

The Director General, Warri/Uvwie and Environs Special Area Development Agency (WUEDA), Comrade. Ovuozourie Macaulay, has charged contractors handling the phases one and two of the master drainage project that cut across Warri, Uvwie and environs, to show more commitment to achieving the set target. Specifically, the contracting firms – Levant and CCECC, have been enjoined to hasten up their activities taking advantage of the dry … Continue reading DELTA GOVT. GIVES WARRI, UVWIE AND ENVIRONS DRAINAGE CONTRACTORS ONE WEEK, TO MAKE IMPACT

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REPS APPROVE N346.388 BILLION BUDGET FOR NDDC

The House of Representatives has approved N346.388 billion budget for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for 2019 financial year ending on May 31, 2020. After a clause by clause consideration of the budget at the Committee of Supply, it was approved at Wednesday’s plenary presided over the speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila. A breakdown of the budget indicates that the sum of N22.338 billion is for … Continue reading REPS APPROVE N346.388 BILLION BUDGET FOR NDDC

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Rivers NUJ Congratulate Amadi, Sirawoo On Appointment As Permanent Secretaries

PRESS RELEASE RIVERS NUJ HAILS APPOINTMENT OF TWO MEMBERS AS PERMANENT SECRETARIES The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Rivers State Council, has described the appointment of two of its members to the position of permanent secretaries in the Rivers State Civil Service as historic and commendable. The President of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Sir Honour Sirawoo, KSC, GMH and the immediate past Director … Continue reading Rivers NUJ Congratulate Amadi, Sirawoo On Appointment As Permanent Secretaries

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OKOWA LAUDS ARMY COOPERATION WITH OTHER SECURITY AGENCIES, AS 63 BRIGADE NIGERIA ARMY HQs COMPLEX IS COMMISSIONED IN ASABA

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday, 2nd March, 2020, commended the Nigeria army for their cooperation with other security agencies in tackling security challenges in the state. The Governor stated this in Asaba during the official inauguration of the Headquarters 63 Brigade, Nigeria Army. He commended the Nigerian Army engineering corps for their efforts at transforming the Brigade Headquarters. He also urged the … Continue reading OKOWA LAUDS ARMY COOPERATION WITH OTHER SECURITY AGENCIES, AS 63 BRIGADE NIGERIA ARMY HQs COMPLEX IS COMMISSIONED IN ASABA

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DELTANS SHOULD  EXPECT MORE ROBUST  LEGISLATIVE WORKS – Oborevwori

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has said that the House would soon experience higher legislative inputs from Members that will yield robust legislation for the State economic and social well-being, security of lives and property, infrastructure development, healthcare outreach and sound education among others. In his keynote address at the opening of a two-day Refresher Course for … Continue reading DELTANS SHOULD  EXPECT MORE ROBUST  LEGISLATIVE WORKS – Oborevwori

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New Dawn in Delta State as PEACrEc Establishes MILPOPPROF Chapter

The Peace and Conflict Resolution Resource Centre, PEACrEc, a non-profit/non-political organisation of professional information managers in Nigeria, with main objective to promote peaceful co-existence amongst relevant stakeholders with focus on security and response agencies using the instrumentality of public relations; on Thursday 27th, February 2020 inaugurated Delta State Chapter of the Military, Police and Paramilitary Public Relations Officers Forum, MILPOPPROF at the Police Officers Mess, … Continue reading New Dawn in Delta State as PEACrEc Establishes MILPOPPROF Chapter

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NDOKWA ASSOCIATION UNITED KINGDOM TO HOLD 3 DAYS FREE DIABETES AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

With increase in different health challenges facing the world population, the need for a regular health check, education and enlightenment has been stressed to be one of the vital conditions of healthy living. This position was taken by the members of Ndokwa Association in United Kingdom, NAUK, in a programme tagged, NAUK National Medical Outreach 2020, as they had chosen 3 days in the month … Continue reading NDOKWA ASSOCIATION UNITED KINGDOM TO HOLD 3 DAYS FREE DIABETES AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

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DELTA BEGINS DISTRIBUTION OF FURNITURE TO SCHOOLS

Delta State Government has began the distribution of pupils’ and teachers’ furniture to public primary and secondary schools in the state. The exercise, which began on Friday, 28th February, saw Obodeti Secondary School, Emu-Obodeti, Ndokwa West Local Government Area, and Orogodo Primary School, Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area, receiving 40 pupils’ and 8 teachers’ furniture each. Speaking after the distribution, the Commissioner for Basic … Continue reading DELTA BEGINS DISTRIBUTION OF FURNITURE TO SCHOOLS

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ATIKU ADVISES PRES. BUHARI ON HOW TO TACKLE CORONA VIRUS, CALLS FOR NATIONAL UNITY, URGES NIGERIANS NOT TO PANIC

Former Nigerian Vice President and Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has offered advise to President Muhammadu buhari on how to tackle the Corona Virus Disease, (COVID 19), even as he has urged Nigerians to bond together and not panic now that the dreaded pandemic has finally been confirmed in the country. Writing on his … Continue reading ATIKU ADVISES PRES. BUHARI ON HOW TO TACKLE CORONA VIRUS, CALLS FOR NATIONAL UNITY, URGES NIGERIANS NOT TO PANIC

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Breaking: SUPREME COURT DISMISSES LYON, APC PETITION FOR LACK OF MERIT, UPHOLDS DIRI, PDP VICTORY IN BAYELSA ELECTION

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application for review of the judgment which sacked the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa state, David Lyon and his deputy, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. According to Justice Amina Augie who read the judgment on Wednesday, 26th February, 2020, the application lacks merit, adding that the decisions of the court are final. She added that the … Continue reading Breaking: SUPREME COURT DISMISSES LYON, APC PETITION FOR LACK OF MERIT, UPHOLDS DIRI, PDP VICTORY IN BAYELSA ELECTION

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ONOFIOK LUKE CALLS ON FG TO APPOINT MORE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary and Member Etinan Federal Constituency Rt. Hon. (Barr) Onofiok Luke, has decried the inadequate number of Justices in the nation’s Supreme Court. In a motion on a matter of urgent public importance brought before the House, Mr Luke noted that as a result of the Supreme Court’s original and appellate jurisdiction over the entire country, it is … Continue reading ONOFIOK LUKE CALLS ON FG TO APPOINT MORE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES

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FG, IOCs Owing NDDC – Etang

By Ani Michael The Federal Government of Nigeria and International Oil Companies operating in the oil-rich states in Niger Delta region are owing the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) good sum of money, hence the reason there is paucity of funds in the Commission. The Executive Director Finance and Administration in the Commission, Chief Ibanga Etang made this known when the Acting Managing Director of … Continue reading FG, IOCs Owing NDDC – Etang

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DELTA EXCO APPROVES CONSTRUCTION OF MORE ROADS, AUDITORIUM

The Delta State Executive Council (Exco) on Tuesday, 25th February, approved the construction of a 500-capacity auditorium and more road projects across the state.At a post-exco briefing in Asaba, the Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, disclosed that the decisions reached at the meeting on the projects and other issues would impact positively on the lives of the people.Aniagwu, who was in company with his … Continue reading DELTA EXCO APPROVES CONSTRUCTION OF MORE ROADS, AUDITORIUM

WHY SENATOR STELLA ODUAH WILL NEVER SUCCUMB TO EXTORTIONISTS AND BLACKMAILERS MASQUERADING AS FORMER CAMPAIGN MANAGERS

Our attention has been drawn to a media report titled “Why Senator Stella Oduah Might Not Be A Senator Again” signed by one Fabian Ohanaya and Dan Uzoma pretending to be aggrieved campaign managers of the Distinguished Senator Stella Adaeze Oduah OON and claiming that they are giving her 14 days to acquiesce to their spurious demands and although we really should ignore it, there … Continue reading WHY SENATOR STELLA ODUAH WILL NEVER SUCCUMB TO EXTORTIONISTS AND BLACKMAILERS MASQUERADING AS FORMER CAMPAIGN MANAGERS

Covid-19 Lockdown: DELTA COMMENDS ARMY FOR ARRESTING DEVIANT SOLDIERS

The Delta State Government has commended Nigerian Army high command for arresting two soldiers shown in an online video threatening the people of Warri. The state’s Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, gave the commendation in a statement on Saturday, 4th April, 2020, in Asaba. He said that the military was a special force known for its discipline and wondered where the errant soldiers got … Continue reading Covid-19 Lockdown: DELTA COMMENDS ARMY FOR ARRESTING DEVIANT SOLDIERS