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Okowa Salutes Makarfi @ 61

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By Our Correspondent Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has felicitated with the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, as he marks his 61st birthday anniversary on August 8, 2017. Governor Okowa acknowledged the gargantuan contributions of the former Governor, Lawmaker, Accountant, Banker and Teacher. In a statement on Tuesday by his Chief Press ...

We are cut off from civilization, Umuochi–Utchi community cry out (PHOTOS)

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By Francis Sadhere Umuochi--Utchi  community is a rich agricultural community in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State. But in spite of its rich agricultural endowment it is cut off from the rest of the world as they do not have access road and other basic social amenities enjoyed by citizens of a country. Our correspondent recently ...

VERIFICATION EXERCISE: Delta Recovers N12.319 Billion

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Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (5th left); Head of Delta State Civil Service, Mr. Reginald Bayoko (4th left); Chairman, Civil Service Commission, Dame (Mrs.) Nkem Okwuofu (middle) and Others, during the Verification Of Dates Of Birth and Employment Of Public Officers In Delta State led by the Chairman. By Our Correspondent DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi ...

Checking the menace of TB in Nigeria:  The Agbami example

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  Tuberculosis, popularly known by its abbreviation, TB, has existed for millennia and remains a major global health problem. It causes ill-health in millions of people each year and in 2015 was one of the top 10 causes of death from an infectious disease worldwide, ranking above HIV/AIDS.  In Nigeria, TB still creates a major health ...

2019: APC will take over power from PDP in Delta, says Kachikwu

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L-R: Olorogun O'tega Omerhor, Former governorship candidate of the APC in the 2015 elections, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, Minister for Petroleum (State), Chief Hilliard Ettah, APC National Vice Chairman, South South, and Prophet Jones Erue during the inauguration of the APC committees in Asaba. ...as APC inaugurates Committee By Francis Sadhere, Warri Minister of Petroleum (State) Dr Ibe ...

Oyegun is a focused politician, North Central leaders insist

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John Odigie-Oyegun By Our Correspondent The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun on Friday received an outpouring of support from North Central leaders. The leaders who met under the auspices of the North Central Political Leaders Forum (NCPLF) in Ilorin praised Oyegun for playing a leading role in the country’s democratic development, pushing the ...

WHEN THE MOON AND SUN STOOD STILL FOR OBA EWUARE II IN ESAN LAND

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Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin Kingdom. By Eben Enasco Kingsley, Benin It is no longer news that the Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin Kingdom has concluded his state-wide post coronation thank you tour, with a visit to the people of Esan land in Ekpoma. What ...

3 POLICEMEN, ONE DISMISSED OFFICER, OTHERS IN POLICE NET OVER ARMED ROBBERY, KIDNAPPING, HIJACKING

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OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO A deadly armed robbery gang comprising of a dismissed police officer and three serving policemen that specializes in hijack of petroleum tankers on the highways and other criminal activities have been nabbed by the police in Delta State. Also in police net are eleven suspects arrested for armed robbery, twenty three for kidnapping ,twenty one ...

GROUP RALLY SUPPORT FOR OBORO

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Hon. Evelyn Oboro OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO The people of of Delta Central Senatorial District have been called upon give their support to Hon. Evelyn Oboro, a member, House of Representatives representing Okpe/Sapele/Uvwie Federal Constituency to contests for the senatorial position to give Urhobo nation good representation  just as there would be mass mobilization to actualize this to ...

Okowa: Nigerians Should Pray To God To Heal Our Land

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Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okoowa, (right) and Sir Byron Unini (son) during the funeral service of Late Pa Godwin Unini at Ubulu-uku, Aniocha South LGA. By Our Correspondent Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has charged Nigerians to partner with government in its developmental strides and continuously pray to God to heal our land. Speaking ...

DELTA GOVT ORGANISES CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP FOR STAKEHOLDERS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION AUGUST 10

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By Our Correspondent Delta State Ministry of Environment in collaboration with EFEDOR Services Limited is organising a two-day capacity building workshop for all Heads of Department, Environment in all the twenty-five Local Government Councils, Private Sector Participant(PSP) and other stakeholders in the state on Thursday, August 10 to Friday, August 11, 2017 in Effurun, near Warri. According to the ...

FAMILY PETITIONS OKOWA OVER GOVT. ENCROACHMENT ON ISELE AZAGBA LAND

  BY OUR CORRESPONDENT The family of Chukwuedo Igwenwanne of Umuojeagu Quarters, Issele-Azagba, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State has petitioned the Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State over unlawful encroachment/occupation of their land measuring approximately 199, 516.39sq metres (about 19.952 hectres). Chukwuedo Igwenwanne in the petition revealed that they are owners of all that parcels of ...

Okowa Salutes James Ibori @ 58

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Chief James Ibori By Our Correspondent Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated former Governor of the state, Chief James Ibori, as he turns 58 years on Friday, August 4. Okowa in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, extolled the enigmatic political prowess of his former boss, describing him as an astute administrator and enthusiastic ...

MOTHERS ADVISED TO DO EXCLUSIVE BREAST FEEDING FOR SIX MONTHS

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OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO Mothers have been called upon to give their babies exclusive breast feeding in the first six months of their life on earth just as the child and mother stands to gain so much in terms of health and otherwise. This call was made by Dr. Onyi Owa-Nwabuzo, Coordinator, Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN) Young ...