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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

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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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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

REPS MINORITY LEADER ELUMELU, CONDOLES WITH DELTANS ON DEMISE OF FORMER DEPUTY GOVERNOR

PRESS RELEASE Reps Minority Leader Elumelu, Condoles With Deltans on Demise of Former Deputy Governor The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has condoled with the Government and people of Delta State on the passing of the former Deputy Governor of the State, Mr. Simeon Ebonka. In a statement, Hon Elumelu described the former Deputy Governor’s demise as a huge loss, … Continue reading REPS MINORITY LEADER ELUMELU, CONDOLES WITH DELTANS ON DEMISE OF FORMER DEPUTY GOVERNOR

Unity Road: GOV WIKE DECRIES SLOW PACE OF WORK, ASSURES COMMITMENT TO COMPLETE PROJECT

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has expressed displeasure over the slow pace of work by the contractor handling the Ogoni-Andoni-Opobo Unity Road. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim,Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that Governor Wike made his feelings known, during an inspection tour of the Road today, Saturday, September 26, 2020, in company of some members of the State Executive Council. The … Continue reading Unity Road: GOV WIKE DECRIES SLOW PACE OF WORK, ASSURES COMMITMENT TO COMPLETE PROJECT

DELTA COMMISSIONS, HANDS OVER MODEL SECONDARY SCHOOL, OGINIBO, BUILT BY NNPC/TOTAL PARTNERSHIP

Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, Secretary to the state government, Chiedu Ebie Esq., who represented the state Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, and other important personalities, on Thursday, September 24th, witnessed the commissioning of a Model Secondary School built by NNPC/Total Upstream Company and Partners at Oginibo, Ughelli South Local Government Area. Governor Okowa, who lauded the spirit of … Continue reading DELTA COMMISSIONS, HANDS OVER MODEL SECONDARY SCHOOL, OGINIBO, BUILT BY NNPC/TOTAL PARTNERSHIP

RIVERS SCHOOLS TO REOPEN OCTOBER 5

***Reviews Issues Concerning COVID-19 Protocols The Rivers State Executive Council has approved the reopening of schools in the State with effect from Monday October 5, 2020. The Council took the decision at an emergency session presided over by the State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Friday, September 25, 2020 at Government House, Port Harcourt. The Commissioner for Education, Professor Kaniye Ebeku announced this while briefing … Continue reading RIVERS SCHOOLS TO REOPEN OCTOBER 5

PRESIDENT BUHARI GREETS FORMER ABIA STATE DEPUTY GOVERNOR, DR CHRIS A. AKOMAS AT 60

President Muhammadu Buhari warmly felicitates with former Deputy Governor of Abia State, Dr Chris A. Akomas, on his 60th birthday, wishing the technocrat, administrator and politician more years of strength to keep serving the nation. The President joins all members of the governing party, All Progressives Congress (APC), family and friends of Dr Akomas to celebrate the milestone, marked by years of working in World … Continue reading PRESIDENT BUHARI GREETS FORMER ABIA STATE DEPUTY GOVERNOR, DR CHRIS A. AKOMAS AT 60

Simeon Ebonka:  DEATH HAS ROBBED US OF PEACE-LOVING ELDERSTATEMAN – Oborevwori

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has expressed shock over the death of the first elected Deputy Governor of Delta State, Mr Simeon Ebonka, saying death has robbed the State of a peace-loving elderstateman In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker said that the news of the passing of the former … Continue reading Simeon Ebonka:  DEATH HAS ROBBED US OF PEACE-LOVING ELDERSTATEMAN – Oborevwori

OCHEI MOURNS DELTA FORMER DEPUTY GOVERNOR, EBONKA

A front row Delta politician and Executive Director, Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services, at the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Rt Hon(Engr) Victor Ochei Esq has described the demise of former deputy governor of Delta state, Simon Ebonka as unfortunate and shocking. Ochei, a former speaker of the fifth Delta State House of Assembly expressed shock at the development which he said has … Continue reading OCHEI MOURNS DELTA FORMER DEPUTY GOVERNOR, EBONKA