Delta to partner MAN on entrepreneurship development

Delta Government on Wednesday, expressed readiness to partner Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) in developing youths in the state with skills and entrepreneurship development. The Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, stated the government’s intention when he received on courtesy visit, the executive members of Edo/Delta Chapter of the Association at Government House, Asaba. He commended…

Ikpide road project: Community applauds standard of work

By Kelvin Ohoror The people of Ikpide-Irri community in Isoko South local government area of Delta State have applauded the standard of work so far on the Ikpide-Irri road project. The people stated this during a solidarity march round the entire community, displaying placards with inscriptions such as “Governor Ifeanyi Okowa we thank you for…

Delta revokes Asaba-Oko road contract

Delta Government on Tuesday announced that it had revoked the multi-million naira contract for the construction of Asaba/Oko-Amakom/Oko-Obiokpu/Oko-Anala Road over poor performance. The road contract was awarded in 2018, transverses Oko communities in Oshimili South Local Government Area of the state, and has been a major challenge to the state government over the years due…

Isoko South By-Election: Okowa congratulates Evivie, PDP

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Mr Ovuakpoye Evivie on his victory in Saturday’s by-election for Isoko South Constituency 1 seat in the state’s House of Assembly. He also congratulated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the outcome of the election in which its member, Evivie, as announced by Independent National Electoral Commission…

Delta govt clarifies position on open grazing ban

Delta State Government on Friday explained that it was not acquiring lands for herdsmen as wrongly reported in some quarters. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu said in a statement in Asaba, that the bill before the State Assembly was for the regulation of livestock breeding, raring and marketing in the state. He…

Love, Peace, Panacea For Nigeria’s Unity – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, called on Nigerians to embrace peace and love, saying they were panacea for rising insecurity and apathy in the country. Okowa gave the charge at the funeral mass for former Military Administrator of Kano and Benue states, late Brig.-Gen. Dominic Oneya (retd) at St Jude’s Catholic Church, Effurun, Uvwie…

DTSG Commended For Human Capacity Building For Civil Servants

The on-going two-day workshop organized for selected Information Officers working for the State Government has been described as a practical demonstration of the State Government’s resolve to enhance the capacity of the officers through training and retraining. The State Director of Information, Mrs. Theresa Adiabua Oliko, made the assertion shortly after rounding-off the training session…

NDDC political tool for ruling parties – Aniagwu

The Delta State Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu, on Monday, said the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, had failed to develop the region because ruling political parties had turned the interventionist agency to a political tool. Aniagwu who spoke on ‘Kakaaki’ on Africa Independent Television, AIT, monitored in Asaba, said the NDDC over the years…