ISOKO GROUP DECLARES STANCE ON ZAMFARA, CBN GOLD DEAL AND OIL IN THE NIGER DELTA

The Isoko Advancement Network (IAN), a flagship socio-political organisation during her extraordinary meeting expressed disappointment with the leadership of the National Assembly for blowing a muted trumpet over the Motion raised on the floor of the Senate by the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, regarding the sale of gold worth N5billion by Zamfara State to the Central Bank of Nigeria. In a statement signed … Continue reading ISOKO GROUP DECLARES STANCE ON ZAMFARA, CBN GOLD DEAL AND OIL IN THE NIGER DELTA

DELTA EARMARKS N378 BILLION AS BUDGET ESTIMATE FOR 2021

The Delta State Executive Council, today, approved a draft estimate of N378 billion as budget for 2021 which would be presented to the state House of Assembly next week for approval. This was part of resolutions reached at the State Executive Council meeting presided over by the state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa. In a post Exco briefing, the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu said … Continue reading DELTA EARMARKS N378 BILLION AS BUDGET ESTIMATE FOR 2021

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DELTA TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS AUTONOMOUS – Okowa

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

#ENDSARS Protests: CONSEQUENCE OF LEADERSHIP FAILURE – Okowa

“Nigeria has witnessed the power of social media and the unquenchable energy of our youth — especially those who took to the streets to express their grievances peacefully. Make no mistake, we see you! We hear you! We are working to make things better!” – Gov. Okowa Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday said ongoing nationwide protests for an end to police brutality … Continue reading #ENDSARS Protests: CONSEQUENCE OF LEADERSHIP FAILURE – Okowa

EDUCATION: Ukah Warns Delta Private School Proprietors Against Resumption Of KG 1-3 Pupils

Private school owners in Delta State have been warned against the resumption of academic activities for nursery/pre-primary (KG 1-3) pupils as anyone who goes contrary to the directive of the state government will be sanctioned appropriately. Handing down the warning in Asaba in a statement on Tuesday, 13/10/2020, the state Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, said that officials of the ministry … Continue reading EDUCATION: Ukah Warns Delta Private School Proprietors Against Resumption Of KG 1-3 Pupils

OKOWA TASKS CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION ON VALUE RE-ORIENTATION

Delta Governor, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for value re-orientation in the civil service of the state to achieve effective service delivery and good governance. Okowa gave the charge on Monday, October 12th, in Asaba, while swearing in the Chairman and members of the state’s Civil Service Commission (CSC), with Chief Nkem Okwuofu as Chairman. Other members of the Commission are Chief (Mrs) Roseline … Continue reading OKOWA TASKS CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION ON VALUE RE-ORIENTATION

Okowa Commends IGP for Disbanding SARS

The Governor of Delta, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has commended the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, for the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force. The governor noted in a statement personally signed by him in Asaba, that the disbandment of SARS was a decisive and prompt way by the IGP in responding to the legitimate concerns of Nigerians. According … Continue reading Okowa Commends IGP for Disbanding SARS