Lawmaker-of-the-Year: Okowa congratulates Delta Speaker

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated the Speaker of the state’s House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, on his conferment with the Lawmaker-Of-The-Year Award at the Independent Nigerian Parlia­mentary Excellence Awards. The award, which was organised by the Daily Independent Newspapers Limited in association with African Consolidated Analytical Limited (ACAL), was presented to Oborevwori on…

Our universities enjoy better funding – Delta Govt

The Delta Government on Tuesday, dismissed the allegation that it was proliferating the state with universities but failed to pay salaries of staff of its pioneer university in Abraka. The Commissioner for Higher Education, Professor Patrick Muoboghare, dispelled the allegation while speaking to newsmen at the end of the state’s Executive Council meeting at Government…

Okowa bags best governor on peace, conflict resolution

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, has bagged the ‘Best Governor of the year’ award on Peace and Conflict Resolution in the recently concluded 2021 National Peace Awards. The award which was bestowed on the governor at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, was in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in promotion of peace, conflict resolution and…

Delta Targets 70 Percent Universal Health Coverage By 2023

Expanding the Delta State contributory health insurance scheme to achieve 70 percent universal health coverage by 2023 through improved financing mechanisms was brought to the front-burner yesterday. The one-day seminar organized by the State Contributory Health Commission (DSCHC) featured the Chief Economic Adviser to the Governor, Prof Sylvester Monye; the Chief Economic Adviser to the…