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 congratulates Obasanjo at 84

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday felicitated with former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, as he clocks 84 years.  Okowa, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, said the octogenerian former leader remained the conscience of the nation. He said that the former president had continued to give patriotic…

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…