News Bulletin for Thursday, July 22, 2021

NO DTS 1428: GOV OKOWA CONGRATULATES SHAKA MOMODU, OTHER EDITORS. NO DTS 1429: DELTA NEEDS MORE UNIVERSITIES — SAYS ORUGBO NO DTS 1430: URHOBO GROUP REJECTS PIB, LAUDS GOV OKOWA, OTHERS OVER REJECTION Editor: Johnson Ebigide Tel: 08077308769 Website: information. Deltastate.gov.ng; Facebook: @delmininfo;Instagram: @delmininfo;  NO DTS 1428:  ASABA, NIGERIA, THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2021 GOV OKOWA CONGRATULATES…

Okowa: Six Years Like Six Decades

by Kenneth Orere When the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, released the 2020 National Poverty Index which saw Delta State leapfrog to second least poorest state (state with lowest number of poor people) in Nigeria, it came as no surprise to many Deltans. By 2010, Delta was ranked 10th. It is now classified as second…

Eid-el-Kabir: Okowa calls for united Nigeria

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has felicitated with Muslims in the country as they celebrate 2021 Eid-el-Kabir. He urged the Islamic faithful to emulate the Holy Prophet Mohammed by imbibing the ideals of sacrifice exemplified by him. The governor made the call in his Sallah message to the Muslims contained in a statement by…

Unabating challenges in Nigeria worries Okowa

Unabating challenges in Nigeria worries Okowa Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, said Nigeria was still in crisis, and urged citizens to have a recourse to God to help the nation. He stated this at the funeral of late former Speaker of Delta House of Assembly and former Acting Governor of the state, Mr…

Egbedi Inspects Research Station Seed Multiplier Unit, Rice Mill At Obior; Says Facilities To Commence Full Operation

By Grace Eshedagho Delta State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Hon. Julius Egbedi, has reiterated the state government’s commitment to increase and improve on rice production in the state and to restore the glory of the Research Station Seed Multiplier Unit of the Ministry built at Obior. Hon. Egbedi stated this yesterday during an…

Aniagwu Promises Transformation Of State-Owned Broadcast Stations, Tasks Workers On Responsibilities

By Elaweremi Areweremi Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, has assured of a total turnaround transformation of the two state-owned radio and television stations in Warri and Asaba before the exit of the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s administration. Aniagwu gave the assurance today while playing host to the executive members of Radio, Television, Theatre…

Delta’s Quest For One-Stop Agro-Industrial Park

 Recently, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation informed the Accountant General of the Federation that there will be zero remittance to the federation account for the months of May, June and July 2021.  This implies little or no FAAC allocation to the three tiers of government as the governments would be sharing only revenues from the…