Education: WHY DELTA IS ESTABLISHING 3 NEW VARSITIES – Muoboghare

Delta Government on Wednesday said its decision to upgrade three tertiary institutions to universities was to eliminate wasteful expenditure and expand admission spaces for Deltans seeking university education. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa had on Tuesday sent a Bill to the State House of Assembly to approve the upgrade of institutions. The Bill seeks the upgrade of College of Education, Agbor to Delta State University of Education, … Continue reading Education: WHY DELTA IS ESTABLISHING 3 NEW VARSITIES – Muoboghare

Delta Presents Position On PIB, Wants Role of Host Communities Prioritised

The Delta State Government has presented its position on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) before the National Assembly where it sorts for legislations that will give more participation to host communities in the nation’s oil and gas industry. State Commissioner for Oil and Gas, Prince Emman Amgbaduba made the presentation at the ongoing public hearing on PIB before the Senate Joint Committee on Petroleum Upstream … Continue reading Delta Presents Position On PIB, Wants Role of Host Communities Prioritised

GOV OKOWA DOES NOT INTERFERE IN THE RUNNING OF DESOPADEC, SAYS BASHORUN ASKIA; LAUNCHES DESOPADEC SKILLS ACADEMY

The Managing Director of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, says Governor Ifeanyi Okowa does not interfere with the running of the commission. Askia said DESOPADEC, an interventionist agency for oil bearing communities in Delta, is diligently implementing its mandate to change the socio-economic development of host communities within the mandate areas of the commission. He stated this on … Continue reading GOV OKOWA DOES NOT INTERFERE IN THE RUNNING OF DESOPADEC, SAYS BASHORUN ASKIA; LAUNCHES DESOPADEC SKILLS ACADEMY

GOV OKOWA CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE GOVERNANCE TO CURB AGITATIONS

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for an all-inclusive governance to curb the myriad of agitations rocking the country. Okowa made the call on Wednesday, January 27, when he received the Executive Chairman and Commissioners of Federal Character Commission, FCC, Dr Muheeba Dankaka, who visited him at the Government House, Asaba. He said that only fairness and equity could guarantee the loyalty of … Continue reading GOV OKOWA CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE GOVERNANCE TO CURB AGITATIONS

GOV OKOWA CONGRATULATES MAJ. GEN. IRABOR ON APPOINTMENT, AS NEW DEFENCE CHIEF

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has congratulated Major General Leo Irabor on his recent appointment as Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), by President Mohammadu Buhari. Posting on his verified social Media handles, Governor Okowa wrote: On behalf of the government and people of Delta State, I congratulate a fine military officer and gentleman, Maj.-Gen. Leo Irabor, on his appointment as the new Chief of … Continue reading GOV OKOWA CONGRATULATES MAJ. GEN. IRABOR ON APPOINTMENT, AS NEW DEFENCE CHIEF

NIGERIA ON COURSE DESPITE COVID-19, SECURITY, ECONOMIC CHALLENGES – Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, says Nigeria as a nation is on course despite the COVID-19 pandemic, security and economic challenges. Governor Okowa stated this today when he received in audience, a high-powered delegation from the British High commission led by the Deputy Head of Mission to Nigeria, Mr Peter Thomas. The governor who welcomed the delegation to Delta said the state was growing in … Continue reading NIGERIA ON COURSE DESPITE COVID-19, SECURITY, ECONOMIC CHALLENGES – Okowa

Education: DELTA GOVT TO WORK OUT PLANS TO TACKLE VANDALIZATION OF INFRASTRUCTURES IN SCHOOLS

With the increasing rate of the vandalization of infrastructures provided in public schools in Delta State, the government is working out plans to reduce if not totally put an end to it. Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, who stated this during the monitoring of resumption of schools for second term of the 2020/2021 academic session across the state, said … Continue reading Education: DELTA GOVT TO WORK OUT PLANS TO TACKLE VANDALIZATION OF INFRASTRUCTURES IN SCHOOLS