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Delta State Government, Thursday, commenced preparatory work for the formulation of a new Medium-Term Development Plan, covering 2024-2027, for the state. The State Commissioner for Economic Planning, Mr Sunny Ekadeyan, disclosed this in his welcome remarks at an enlightenment and orientation workshop for Focal Persons at Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) held at the Prof. Chike Edozien Secretariat in Asaba. Ekadeyen said the state achieved 80 per cent of its Medium-Term Development Plan for 2020-2023 and commended professionals from different cadres of the State Civil Service

  By Josiah Agoro The attention of this writer was recently drawn to a very hilarious article titled: GOV. SHERIFF OBOREWORI'S MANY LAPSES: DELTA YOUTHS AND THE WOMEN GROUPS WILL NOT WORK FOR HIM IN 2027 and the many attempts by its author, a certain Engr. Eboh Oke Gift, at falsifying and misrepresenting the true situation of things in present day Delta State. Indeed, one particular observation which has become obviously glaring with each passing day since May 29, 2023, is that most of the critics and

...Inaugurates phase 1 of Emevor-Orogun road, okays construction of Phase 2 Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Tuesday, said his administration has released over N1 billion to the contractor handling the College of Health Sciences project at the Delta State University of Science and Technology, DSUST, Ozoro, Isoko North Local Government Area of the State. Governor Oborevwori disclosed this at the inauguration of the 4.04km Emevor-Orogun Phase 1 with 5.555km accompanying side drains at Emevor Community in the Local Government Area. The Governor, who paid tribute

By Fred Edoreh In the understanding that oppositions always have a right to try to cast down a ruling government in order to gain political capital, I usually take their criticisms as expected and normal. However, it is to be understood that a responsible opposition must try to balance their bid for power and an understanding of the development needs of their state, country or society, to enable them properly situate their criticisms. I also concede to the freedom of any political pressure group to christen itself

...Urges transporters to invest in Electric, CNG powered commercial vehicles Operators of commercial motor cycle, otherwise known as Okada riders, have been advised to stay away from the affected eight local government areas where the ban is in force, so as to avoid arrest and criminal prosecution. The Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Orientation and Communication Bureau, Dr Latimore Oghenesivbe gave the advise at different media engagements on Thursday, saying that law enforcement agents were given marching orders to immediately commence enforcement in compliance with

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has congratulated a former Deputy Governor of the state, Chief Benjamin Elue, on his 84th birth anniversary on June 6. Governor Oborevwori, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon, in Asaba, noted that Chief Elue, a distinguished educator and politician whose modesty, devotion, and loyalty has continued to inspire younger generation of politicians and leaders, served as former Governor James Ibori's deputy from 1999 to 2007. According to him, Chief Elue had been faithful and

By Ifeanyi Michael Osuoza Our attention was recently drawn to the advertorial in the Vanguard Newspaper of Monday, June 3, 2024, posted by a group called: "League of Delta Patriots" and titled: "Open Letter To Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori One Year In Office," which suggested some provocative allusions and completely uncharitable aspersions on the leadership and administration of Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, the Executive Governor of Delta State. Suffice it to say that every leadership and administration must necessarily attract its own fair Oborevwori gifts Nigerian Airforce land The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Hassan Abubakar, Wednesday, commended Governor Sheriff Oborevwori for the support the Delta State Government has provided to the Air Force over the years and also on the robust execution of his M.O.R.E agenda in the state. Abubakar who spoke during a courtesy visit to the governor at Government House Asaba, also hailed Governor Oborevwori for gifting the Air Force land land to fully entrench itself in the state. He spoke as Governor Oborevwori handed

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated former Deputy Governor of the State, Prof. Amos Utuama, SAN, as he clocks 77. He praised the distinguished scholar and politician for his devotion, loyalty, and commitment to the development and unification of the state and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), particularly in Delta Central. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon, in Asaba, the governor celebrated Utuama's extraordinary life of service to the state, the academic community, and the nation. Oborevwori described Prof.

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has felicitated his Bayelsa counterpart, Senator Douye Diri, as he clocks 65 years on June 4. Governor Oborevwori in statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon, in Asaba, said that since Diri assumed office as Governor of Bayelsa in 2019, Yenagoa, the state capital, and other parts of the state have experienced extraordinary growth and development. "I must commend you, my dear brother Governor, for your sterling accomplishments in the development of your State, which I believe


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