OKOWA INAUGURATES DELTA ECONOMIC COUNCIL

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, August 28th, inaugurated the State’s Economic Council, with a charge to the members to institute strong, credible and enduring platforms for diversification of the economy, including enhancing business competitiveness. The Council is headed by the Deputy Governor, Mr Kingsley Otuaro while the Commissioner for Economic Planning, Dr Barry Pere-Gbe, is the Secretary. At the ceremony in Asaba, … Continue reading OKOWA INAUGURATES DELTA ECONOMIC COUNCIL

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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

Ibom Deep Seaport: Operational 2021; BOLLORÉ AFRICA LOGISTICS–POWERCHINA WINS BID

Bolloré Africa Logistics–PowerChina International Group Limited Consortium (the “BolloréPowerChina Consortium”), has emerged the preferred bidder for the Ibom Deep Seaport Project (IDSP). This selection followed a rigorous evaluation process conducted by the Evaluation Committee convened by the IDSP Ministerial Project Development and Steering Committee (MPDSC) on competing bids received in response to the IDSP Request for Proposal (RFP). China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. emerged as … Continue reading Ibom Deep Seaport: Operational 2021; BOLLORÉ AFRICA LOGISTICS–POWERCHINA WINS BID

DTSG ESTABLISHES MINISTRY FOR TECHNICAL, VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, RENAMES MINISTRY OF COMMERCE

The Delta State Government has approved the establishment of the Ministry of Technical and Vocational Education as part of efforts towards achieving a stronger Delta. A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Mr Chiedu Ebie, said that the policy was to encourage and motivate the present and future generations of Deltans to compete with their peers on the world stage where … Continue reading DTSG ESTABLISHES MINISTRY FOR TECHNICAL, VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, RENAMES MINISTRY OF COMMERCE

Okowa Presents N367, 09 Billion Budget Proposal For 2019 Fiscal Year

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Wednesday, 17/10/18, presented a budget proposal of N367, 095,083,451 to the State House of Assembly for the 2019 fiscal year. According to the governor, capital expenditure in the projected budget will gulp the sum of N209, 999,054,198 which is 57.21 while the sum of N157, 096,029,253 or 42.79 per cent of the budget would be spent on … Continue reading Okowa Presents N367, 09 Billion Budget Proposal For 2019 Fiscal Year

Development or De-industrialisation? A New Look At Chinese Engagement With Africa – By Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

    Africa’s relations with China have been the subject of interest for decades. At a deeply personal level, my own first contact with China was almost romantic. My father was Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Peoples’ Republic of China in the early seventies and lived in Beijing, at the time of Chairman Mao and the Cultural Revolution. Later in life, reading the horrific tales from … Continue reading Development or De-industrialisation? A New Look At Chinese Engagement With Africa – By Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

ELUMELU DONATES N.5 BILLION TO DTSG WEALTH CREATION PROGRAMMES, AS OKOWA LAUDS TEF’S CONTRIBUTIONS TO YOUTH EMPOWERMENT *** Calls On Wealthy Nigerians To Support Less Privileged

  The wealth creation programmes of Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa got a boost on Wednesday  05/07/18, when Mr Tony Elumelu, on behalf of the conglomerates he oversees, donated N500 million in support of the programmes. Mr Elumelu who led some beneficiaries of Tony Elumelu Foundation, TEF,  Programme on courtesy call to Governor Okowa, expressed joy that within three years of being in … Continue reading ELUMELU DONATES N.5 BILLION TO DTSG WEALTH CREATION PROGRAMMES, AS OKOWA LAUDS TEF’S CONTRIBUTIONS TO YOUTH EMPOWERMENT *** Calls On Wealthy Nigerians To Support Less Privileged