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

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Covid-19 Support: DSP OMO-AGEGE BEGINS DISTRIBUTION OF 850 BAGS OF RICE TO VULNERABLE CONSTITUENTS

Deputy Senate President and Senator representing Delta Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has commenced the distribution of 850 bags of 50kg rice to be given to the elderly and vulnerable in the area. Recall that Senator Omo-Agege had only recently and successfully concluded the distribution of the N85 million as palliative to vulnerable constituents in his zone, but as the negative impact of the dreaded … Continue reading Covid-19 Support: DSP OMO-AGEGE BEGINS DISTRIBUTION OF 850 BAGS OF RICE TO VULNERABLE CONSTITUENTS

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Covid-19: DELTA TAKES STEPS TO REIGNITE ECONOMY

Delta Government on Thursday, 21st May, said it had taken steps to grow the economy of the state amid the Coronavirus pandemic. State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu disclosed this in Asaba while briefing newsmen on some of the decisions taken by the government to rejig the state’s economy. He said part of the decision was to ask contractors handling various road projects to … Continue reading Covid-19: DELTA TAKES STEPS TO REIGNITE ECONOMY

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Covid-19: NDDC KICKS OFF DISTRIBUTION OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES, RELIEF MATERIALS

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has kicked off the distribution of medical supplies, relief Materials and Public Enlightenment Campaign to contain the spread of Coronavirus Disease, covid-19, across the Niger Delta Region. A Press Release by Charles Obi Odili, Director, Corporate Affairs, issued on May 21, 2020, disclosed that, speaking at the flag-off ceremony at the NDDC Warehouse, in Trans-Amadi Industrial Layout, Port Harcourt, … Continue reading Covid-19: NDDC KICKS OFF DISTRIBUTION OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES, RELIEF MATERIALS

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DELTA DEP. SPEAKER, OCHOR, COMMENDS GOV OKOWA OVER PROPOSED STATE SECURITY OUTFIT

  The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor has commended the state government for the proposed state security outfit to help check insecurity in the state, describing it as a bold step that should be supported by all Deltans, indigenes and residents alike. The Deputy Speaker, whose commendation was contained in a press release signed by his Press Secretary, … Continue reading DELTA DEP. SPEAKER, OCHOR, COMMENDS GOV OKOWA OVER PROPOSED STATE SECURITY OUTFIT

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Coronavirus: GOV WIKE CALLS FOR CO-OPERATION FROM OIL MAJORS, AS MOBIL NIGERIA PRESENTS COVID-19 TEST MACHINE TO RIVERS GOVT

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike earlier today at the Rivers State Government House received a delegation from Mobil Nigeria Unlimited led by its Managing Director, Mr Udobong Ntia. Governor Wike speaking on the need for Mobil to work with the state in the fight against Covid-19 said It serves no ones interest to deny any cooperate body or those on essential duty from carrying … Continue reading Coronavirus: GOV WIKE CALLS FOR CO-OPERATION FROM OIL MAJORS, AS MOBIL NIGERIA PRESENTS COVID-19 TEST MACHINE TO RIVERS GOVT

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Covid-19: GOV AYADE ORDERS RESUMPTION OF PUBLIC WORSHIP IN CROSS RIVER CHURCHES, MOSQUES; WEARING OF NOSE MASK STILL COMPULSORY

Cross River State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade, has ordered the resumption of public worship in Churches and Mosques in the state. This order was contained in a statement signed by Christian Ita, Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to Governor and issued on May 20, 2020, which further disclosed that the use of nose mask is compulsory for all worshipers, while Churches and Mosques should provide buckets … Continue reading Covid-19: GOV AYADE ORDERS RESUMPTION OF PUBLIC WORSHIP IN CROSS RIVER CHURCHES, MOSQUES; WEARING OF NOSE MASK STILL COMPULSORY

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Breaking: GOV WIKE LIFTS LOCKDOWN ON P’HARCOURT, OBIO/AKPOR FOR 6 DAYS; WEARING OF FACE MASKS STILL COMPULSORY, MARKETS, CLUBS, BORDERS REMAIN CLOSED

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has temporarily lifted the total lockdown placed on Obio Akpor and Port-Harcourt LGAs from tomorrow, Thursday May 21st, 2020. This suspension of the lockdown will last for only 6 days. Governor Wike, who made the announcement in a statewide broadcast to the people of Rivers State on Wednesday night, 20th May, 2020, said that those allowed to operate include Banks, … Continue reading Breaking: GOV WIKE LIFTS LOCKDOWN ON P’HARCOURT, OBIO/AKPOR FOR 6 DAYS; WEARING OF FACE MASKS STILL COMPULSORY, MARKETS, CLUBS, BORDERS REMAIN CLOSED

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PDP WARNS AGAINST PLOT TO FOIST EMERGENCY RULE IN RIVERS STATE

PRESS STATEMENT PDP Warns Against Plot To Foist Emergency Rule In Rivers State The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned against the exposed plots by certain unpatriotic and disgruntled individuals, working for the All Progressives Congress (APC), to orchestrate a security situation and push for imposition of a state of emergency in Rivers State. The party said it has been informed of plots by such … Continue reading PDP WARNS AGAINST PLOT TO FOIST EMERGENCY RULE IN RIVERS STATE

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AYADE INAUGURATES ANTI-TAX AGENCY, SAYS IT’S INJUSTICE TO TAX POOR, LOW INCOME EARNERS

As part of COVID-19 palliatives and in furtherance of the State tax exemption law, the Cross River state governor Sir Ben Ayade Wednesday, 20th May, 2020, inaugurated the anti-tax Agency with a charge to ensure that small scale businesses and peasant farmers enjoy tax holiday, even as he insisted that the poor must be protected. The governor frowned at the activities of illegal tax consultants … Continue reading AYADE INAUGURATES ANTI-TAX AGENCY, SAYS IT’S INJUSTICE TO TAX POOR, LOW INCOME EARNERS

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Coronavirus Update: DELTA RECORDS ANOTHER COVID-19 CASUALTY

– By Ojebo Donald The Delta State Government has recorded its sixth COVID-19 death which occurred in the early hours of this morning, at the Central Hospital, Warri. The Delta State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mordi Ononye made this known today, Wednesday 20, in a statement. According to the Commissioner the 28th case which was a 78 year-old male patient, was referred from a private … Continue reading Coronavirus Update: DELTA RECORDS ANOTHER COVID-19 CASUALTY

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Edo 2020: ELECTION LIKE NO OTHER AS OBASEKI, IZE-IYAMU, ODUBU, OGIEMWONYI, AIRHIAVBERE LOCK EDO’S FATE – By Benjamin Atu

What is happening in Edo State today is similar to what took place in the 2004 American Presidential election which, as you will recall, was a polarizing time in America. Everything was reduced to red and blue. John Kerry was the devil incarnate to Republicans, while George Bush was the devil incarnate to Democrats, and there was no room in the debate to consider each … Continue reading Edo 2020: ELECTION LIKE NO OTHER AS OBASEKI, IZE-IYAMU, ODUBU, OGIEMWONYI, AIRHIAVBERE LOCK EDO’S FATE – By Benjamin Atu

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WE’VE HAD ENOUGH OF YOUR INSULTS, SENATOR EYAKENYI FLAYS EXXON-MOBIL

More condemnations trail Exxon Mobil’s recent donation of obsolete and rickety vehicles to the Akwa Ibom state government for use in combating the dreaded Cornavirus pandemic, the Senator representing Eket Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Akon Eyakenyi says the people of the Senatorial district would no longer tolerate further insult from the oil multinational. In a press statement signed by the lawmaker of the … Continue reading WE’VE HAD ENOUGH OF YOUR INSULTS, SENATOR EYAKENYI FLAYS EXXON-MOBIL

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Covid-19: RESCIND DECISION TO ESTABLISH A PARALLEL TASK FORCE IN RIVERS STATE, NASS CAUCUS TELLS IGP, SAYS IT’S INVITATION TO ANARCHY

The Rivers State National Assembly caucus on Tuesday, 19th May, 2020, condemned the establishment of a parallel task force in the state as this will lead to an invitation to anarchy. The Rivers NASS caucus in a briefing jointly addressed by the leaders of the caucus, Senator George Sekibo and Rep Kingsley Chinda declared that the action of the police was becoming and unbecoming in … Continue reading Covid-19: RESCIND DECISION TO ESTABLISH A PARALLEL TASK FORCE IN RIVERS STATE, NASS CAUCUS TELLS IGP, SAYS IT’S INVITATION TO ANARCHY

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RIVERS GOVT UNCOVERS PLAN TO DECLARE STATE OF EMERGENCY IN THE STATE

The Rivers State Government says it has uncovered plans by some citizens of the State who reside in Abuja, the Federal capital of Nigeria, to instigate, promote and sponsor a break down of law and order with the intention of asking the Federal government to declare a state of emergency in Rivers State. A statement by the Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Pastor … Continue reading RIVERS GOVT UNCOVERS PLAN TO DECLARE STATE OF EMERGENCY IN THE STATE

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Insecurity: DELTA MONARCHS APPLAUD GOV OKOWA FOR ‘OPERATION DELTA HAWK’, CALL FOR CONCERTED EFFORT TO FLUSH OUT CRIMINAL HERDSMEN FROM THE STATE

Traditional rulers in Delta have applauded Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for the initiative to set up the ‘Operation Delta Hawk’ security outfit for the purpose of community policing of the state, with a call on all security agencies and all persons of conscience to put up concerted effort to flush out the criminal herdsmen and their camps the bushes of Delta State. Speaking at a media … Continue reading Insecurity: DELTA MONARCHS APPLAUD GOV OKOWA FOR ‘OPERATION DELTA HAWK’, CALL FOR CONCERTED EFFORT TO FLUSH OUT CRIMINAL HERDSMEN FROM THE STATE

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Covid-19 Update: GOV. DIRI EXTENDS PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVES FOR TWO WEEKS, AS JONATHAN, DICKSON, OONI OF IFE DONATE TO STATE

A medical doctor has tested positive for COVID-19 in Bayelsa State, bringing the number of active cases in the state to two. Governor Douye Diri announced the new confirmed case on Tuesday, 19th May, during a meeting of the Covid-19 Taskforce, which he chairs, at the Government House, Yenagoa. A press release by his Acting Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, quoted the governor as … Continue reading Covid-19 Update: GOV. DIRI EXTENDS PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVES FOR TWO WEEKS, AS JONATHAN, DICKSON, OONI OF IFE DONATE TO STATE

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Covid-19 Pandemic: AKWA IBOM GOVT SLASHES SALARIES OF POLITICAL APPOINTEES BY 20%.

COVID-19 PANDEMIC: AKWA IBOM STATE GOVERNMENT SLASHES SALARIES OF POLITICAL APPOINTEES BY 20%. In response to the prevailing economic realities of dwindling revenues, caused by the crash in the price of crude oil in the global market, His Excellency, Governor Udom Emmanuel, has painfully directed, the slashing of salaries of all political office holders by 20%. His Excellency the Governor was confronted with an urgent … Continue reading Covid-19 Pandemic: AKWA IBOM GOVT SLASHES SALARIES OF POLITICAL APPOINTEES BY 20%.

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Insecurity: DELTA TO ESTABLISH SECURITY OUTFIT

Delta Government on Tuesday, 19th May, 2020, said it had begun moves to establish a security force to check rising insecurity in the state. Secretary to the State Government, Mr Chiedu Ebie, made this known at a news conference in Asaba, and said that the proposed security outfit would be christened “Operation Delta Hawk”. Ebie said that the state government was concerned about the rising … Continue reading Insecurity: DELTA TO ESTABLISH SECURITY OUTFIT

Education: NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL IN ASABA TO ADDRESS GROWING POPULATION OF CHILDREN, SAYS UKAH, AS DELTA NAMES THREE ADDITIONAL PRIVATE SCHOOLS APPROVED FOR NECO BECE

Delta State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has released the names of additional three private schools in the state that have been approved as centres for the 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) organized by the National Examination Council (NECO). A statement by the Commissioner in the ministry, Mr. Patrick Ukah, in Asaba today (14/08/2020) disclosed that the schools are Patricia High School, Asaba, … Continue reading Education: NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL IN ASABA TO ADDRESS GROWING POPULATION OF CHILDREN, SAYS UKAH, AS DELTA NAMES THREE ADDITIONAL PRIVATE SCHOOLS APPROVED FOR NECO BECE

Security: GOV ZULUM MEETS NAVAL, AIR FORCE CHIEFS IN ABUJA

As a part of his series of engagements schedule for his ongoing official visit to Abuja, Borno Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Tuesday, August 11th, met with Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas as well as the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar. The separate meetings held at the Air Force and Naval headquarters in Abuja respectively and they … Continue reading Security: GOV ZULUM MEETS NAVAL, AIR FORCE CHIEFS IN ABUJA

Education: DELTA SUPPLIES ADDITIONAL FURNITURE TO SCHOOLS IN THREE LGAS

– By Magnus Emuji In continuation of the distribution of furniture to schools in the state, the Delta State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education under the watch of the Commissioner, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has supplied 1,642 chairs and tables for students and teachers in public primary and secondary schools in three Local Government Areas namely Patani, Bomadi and Burutu. An inspection to various schools … Continue reading Education: DELTA SUPPLIES ADDITIONAL FURNITURE TO SCHOOLS IN THREE LGAS

APC HAS FAILED NIGERIA; PDP ONLY HOPE FOR OUR COUNTRY, SAYS GOV WIKE

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the All Progressives Congress (APC) has failed Nigerians on all fronts. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, the State Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that Governor Wike made the remark when the Rivers State executive of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) paid him a courtesy visit at Government House, Port Harcourt on Thursday, August 13, 2020. The Governor … Continue reading APC HAS FAILED NIGERIA; PDP ONLY HOPE FOR OUR COUNTRY, SAYS GOV WIKE

ASABA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RE-OPENS

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has approved the re-opening of the Asaba International Airport for commercial operations. The approval was conveyed to the Delta State Government following the inspection of Asaba International Airport last week by officials of the NCAA to ascertain the level of preparedness for its re-opening pursuant to the Federal Government’s lifting of the ban on local Air Travel. The NCAA … Continue reading ASABA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RE-OPENS

OML 11: Rivers Govt Wins Suit Against SHELL

The Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt and presided over by Hon. Justice Charles Nwogu, has today delivered judgement in suit No.PHC/652/CS/2020 filed by the Attorney General of Rivers State against Shell Petroleum Development Company(SPDC) of Nigeria Limited. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, on August 13, 2020, disclosed that the Rivers State Government had claimed that … Continue reading OML 11: Rivers Govt Wins Suit Against SHELL

WITH ADDITIONAL N148M, GOV ZULUM CLEARS ALL BACKLOGS OWED CORPS MEMBERS IN BORNO

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State on Wednesday, August 12th, approved the payment of N148,860,000 to clear the remaining backlog of arrears and monthly allowances being paid Corps members serving with Ministries, Departments and Agencies in the state. The breakdown of payments include 6-months outstanding arrears for 2019 Batch A-outgone Corps members totalling N38,820,000; 9-months outstanding arrears of 2019 Batch B Stream I- outgone Corps … Continue reading WITH ADDITIONAL N148M, GOV ZULUM CLEARS ALL BACKLOGS OWED CORPS MEMBERS IN BORNO