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Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Friday, charged youths in the country to acquire skills and financial literacy that would enable them become self employed instead of searching for white collar jobs. Governor Oborevwori gave the charge at the Niger Delta Viewpoint Small Medium Enterprises, NDVP-SME Conference 2024 with Theme: 'Financial Literacy and Skill Acquisition, A Journey To Self Actualisation' held in Asaba. Represented by his Chief of Staff, Prince Johnson Erijo, Governor Oborevwori said acquisition of skills in various fields was a sure avenue

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

Delta State Government, Friday, approved the upward review of contract sum of some of its projects that are at various stages of completion across the state. The Commissioner for Information, Dr. Ifeanyi Osuoza disclosed this while briefing journalists on some of the decisions reached at the State Executive Council (EXCO) meeting presided over by the Governor, Rt. Hon Sheriff Oborevwori in Asaba. Dr. Osuoza said the upward review of the contract sum of the affected projects was largely precipitated by fluctuations in unit rate for the

...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: Bayagbon Daniel It is commonly said that government is a continuum. However, the reality of this common saying tends to be the opposite. Every government in Nigeria initiates projects for the growth and development of the country, completing some, leaving many uncompleted. Going by this common saying, it is expected that the next government takes over and completes projects inherited. But the reverse is often the case in some states or places in Nigeria. One of the most common trend among new governments in Nigeria, is the

...Says Ministry of Environment didn't grant permit, special uniforms to imposters Activities of Iron Condemn scavengers remained banned in all twenty five local government areas of Delta State, and offenders shall be apprehended and prosecuted to serve as deterrent to deviants and those contemplating breaking laws and regulations. Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Orientation and Communications Bureau, Barrister Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe, reaffirmed the state government's position on Saturday in swift reaction to numerous reports of alleged persisting activities of Iron Condemn scavengers in some parts

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

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