Thursday, June 17, 2021


Ifeanyi Okowa

APC charges Okowa on judicious utilisation of £4.2m Ibori loot in Delta

The Delta Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has called on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to make judicious use of the £4.2 million recovered from former Governor James Ibori,  for the good of the citizens of the state.

Insecurity: PDP governors urge Buhari, NASS to devolve more powers to states

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Monday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to send an Executive Bill to the National Assembly seeking devolution of more powers to the states with a view to overhauling the general security architecture of the country.

PDP candidate wins Delta Assembly by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Sunday, declared the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Jude Ogbimi, winner of Saturday’s by-election in Isoko...

Okowa swears in 12 new Perm Secs in Delta

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sworn in 12 new Permanent Secretaries and charged them not to gag their subordinates or hinder free flow of ideas.

Edo 2020: Every gold medal attracts N1m, Okowa tasks Delta contingents

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday assured the state’s contingent to the 20th National Sports Festival holding in Edo from April 2, that every gold medal won at the festival would attract N1 million reward.

NUC approves upgrade of 3 institutions to universities in Delta

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has approved the upgrade of three institutions in Delta to universities.

Oil industry losing investments to non-passage of PIB – Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, on Monday, said the nation’s oil industry had lost substantial investments due to delay in the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB.

Covid-19 outbreak delaying Asaba Central Secretariat completion – Okowa

Completion date for the completion of the new Central Secretariat in Asaba has been shifted by two months, the state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, said.

Insecurity: Nigeria must rise above ethnic, religious differences – Bishop Kukah  

Bishop of Catholic Archdiocese of Sokoto, Bishop Matthew Kukah says Nigerians must rise above ethnic and religious differences to tackle insecurity challenges bedeviling the country.

Lassa fever: Delta govt distributes protective kits

The Delta Government has donated personal protective medical equipment to the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Asaba, as part of efforts to curtail the scourge...

How APGA plans to take over Delta, after Anambra, by party Chairman

Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Delta, Afam Enemokwu, has said the party’s achievements in Anambra will be replicated in the state...

Delta to begin export of plantain, garri to UK, Gov Okowa says

Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has disclosed that the state government is partnering with farmers in the state to commence export of plantain and garri...

Delta govt approves N600m funds for SDGs

Delta Government has approved the release of N600 million counterpart funds for the implementation of the 2017 Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, cycle in the...

Why I made Okowa Delta governor from prison, by Ibori

A former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, has explained why he supported Ifeanyi Okowa to become governor of the state. He said despite his...

Delta governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, rejigs cabinet

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state has announced a minor cabinet reshuffle involving three commissioners. A statement issued in Asaba on Thursday by the governor’s...

I am not a thief, says Ibori

Former Delta State Governor James Ibori, who was released from jail in England last December for money laundering has denied that he stole the...

Delta APC suspends secretary for collecting N600,000 ‘grant’ from PDP

The Delta State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, on Tuesday suspended its state decretary, Chidi Okonji, for allegedly hobnobbing with the Peoples Democratic...

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