More universities in Delta necessary – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Friday deplored criticism by leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that the state government was proliferating universities with the recent establishment of three new ones in the state, saying it was a necessity.. He explained that the universities were established to broaden access to the teeming…

Delta Won’t Ignore Ailing Federal Institutions, Aniagwu

Delta State Government yesterday made it clear why the seeming negligence of federal-owned facilities and institutions within its jurisdiction cannot be stomached. The Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu disclosed this when he played host to the management of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Asaba, led by their new General Manager, Mr. Innocent Negha. Recognizing…

Anti Open-Grazing Law: DTSG to inaugurate Local Government Taskforce

Eshedagho Grace In ensuring safety of farmers and guarantee food sufficiency, the Chairman of the State Livestock Management Committee, (DSLMC), Chief Julius Egbedi has promised to inaugurate Local Government Taskforce Officers across the 25 local Government Areas of the State. Chief Julius Egbedi who is also the Honourable Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources said…

Delta girl-child empowerment scheme solution to gender discrimination, poverty, low self-esteem – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said his administration’s passion for girl-child empowerment was predicated on the need to break away from issues of gender discrimination, poverty and low self-esteem among young women. He stated this at the graduation of beneficiaries of the 2021/2022 Girls’ Entrepreneurship and Skills Training Programme (Project GEST) at…

Aniagwu Cautions Against Frequent Postings In Command Schools

The attention of the Nigerian Military High Command was yesterday drawn to the adverse effects that its frequent postings of Commandants may pose across its secondary education institutions. This was consequent upon the posting of the 17th Commandant of Command Secondary School, Mbiri, (Ika North-East Local Government Area) since the school was established 17 years…

DTSG Promises To Host The Best National Sports Festival

Delta State Government has reiterated its commitment to hosting the best National Sports Festival in the country. The Secretary to the Delta State Government, Chief Patrick Ukah, who also is the Chairman of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the festival, made this known today during a board meeting of the LOC at the Football…

DTSG Proscribes Factional Community Devt Associations

Factionalism and other centrifugal tendencies often associated with Community Development Associations (CDAs), that stifle growth, will no longer be tolerated by the Delta State Government. This is consequent upon the enactment of the Delta State Regulation of Community Development Associations Law signed by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in December 2021. The essence of the law, as…

DTSG Calls For More Investments in Sports Sector

by Patrick Mgbodo/ Monu Donald Delta State Government has made a call for more partnership with the private sector to discover and harness talents for the growth development, and increased prestige of the state, through school sports. The Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, made this call at the third edition of Divine Love College…

DTSG Begins Mass Distribution of Treated Mosquito Nets, June

An estimated four million Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNs) are expected to be delivered to the Delta State Government for onward distribution to households across the 25 Local Government Areas of the state. This was disclosed by the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mordi Ononye, during an advocacy visit to the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu…