PIB: South-South Governors Demand 10 Percent As Host Community Trust Fund; want NDDC funds escrowed till Buhari reconstitutes board

Governors of the South-South States have demanded an upward review of the provision of 2.5 percent as Host Community Trust Fund in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) to 10 percent in the best interest of oil communities and the nation. The governors have also advised President Mohammadu Buhari that in the absence of the Board…

Okowa seeks partnership with NIMASA in maritime

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said the State Government would partner Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to develop the state’s maritime potential. Okowa stated this when the Director-General of NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh and his management team visited him at Government House, Asaba. He commended the management of the agency…

Okowa congratulates Okonjo-Udochi on emergence as US Physician-of-the-Year

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated Dr Njide Okonjo-Udochi on her emergence as first black female Physician-of-the-Year in the United States of Amer­ica.  This came as the world is celebrating the appointment of her elder sister’s, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as Director-General of World Trade Organization (WTO).   In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr…