Delta spends N1.3bn monthly on pensions

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday said the state government spent N1.3 billion monthly in servicing pension obligations to its retirees. Okowa made this known while swearing in nine Special Advisers and Chairman, Bureau of State Pensions, at Government House, Asaba. He said the state was facing lots of challenges as a result…

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Okowa mourns Delta lawmaker, Kenneth Ogba

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed shock and sadness over the sudden demise of a member of the state’s House of Assembly, Mr Kenneth Ogba. The lawmaker, who was representing Isoko South Constituency I, reportedly slumped and died on Sunday in his home in Oleh. He was elected into the House of Assembly…

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News Bulletin for Friday, June 25, 2021

NO DTS 1162: DTHA SPEAKER PLAYS HOST TO SPEAKERS OF HOUSES OF ASSEMBLY NO DTS 1163: MEETING ON FlOOD ALERT HOLDS ON MONDAY, JUNE 2021 IN DELTA NO DTS 1164: INSECURITY, FLOODING, HEALTHCARE, OTHERS : DELTA COUNCIL OF NUJ CALLS FOR PROACTIVE ACTIONS. NO DTS 1165: GOV OKOWA GETS COMMENDATION FOR APPOINTING ANWUZIA INTO DELTA…

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DELTA STATE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION BILL, 2020: A CALL FOR SUBMISSION OF MEMORANDA

It is hereby announced for the information of the general public, particularly Deltans, that the Delta State Environmental Conservation Bill (HB. 23) 2020, is presently before the Delta State House of Assembly Committee on Environment, Oil and Gas for further legislative action. Accordingly, the State Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Oil and Gas, stakeholders in…

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Nobody Can Pitch Me Against My Predecessors – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said he would not be distracted by attempts by some highly placed members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state to pitch him against his predecessors. Speaking while receiving hundreds of members of opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, who defected to…

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