Aniagwu Set To Rejig Delta Broadcast Outfits

ASABA/Nigeria: As part of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s desire to build a Stronger Delta, Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu has assured Deltans that the state media outfits will be repositioned to meet modern day realities. Aniagwu stated this on today, August 5, 2019 when he paid an inspection visit on the Management and staff of Delta Radio and Television Warri (DRTV) and Delta Broadcasting Service (DBS) Asaba. The Commissioner who held a meeting with the management and staff of the stations shortly after the inspections assured that challenges…

NUJ Delta Council Felicitates With Ifeajika, Prays For God’s Guidance

ASABA/Nigeria: The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Delta State Council, has felicitated with Comrade Olise Ifeajika, on his appointment as the new Chief Press Secretary to the Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa. The council in a message signed by the Chairman, Comrade Michael Ikeogwu and Secretary, Comrade Churchill Oyowe, said the appointment was a welcome development, describing Olise Ifeajika as thorough bread professional with diverse experience in media management. According to the union, the appointment of Ifeajika is another opportunity to strengthen the media management by sustaining and…

Ensure That You Visit Sites Before Approving Buildings, Okowa Tasks Officials … Says Structures on Waterways Would Be Pulled Down

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (right) receiving the Final Report of the Measure Required  to tackle and control Flooding in Effurun/Warri and its Environs from the Commissioner for Works, Chief James Augoye, during a presentation to the Governor, in Government House asaba. PIX; JIBUNOR SAMUEL. ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has warned officials of the Ministry of Lands and Surveys to avoid issuing building approval certificates to property developers without visiting such sites to know whether they are on roads or water ways. According to the…

DESOPADEC New Board Urged to Give Oil Producing Areas a New Lease of Life

ASABA/Nigeria: The newly inaugurated Governing Board of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, has been urged to give oil bearing communities in the state value for their natural resource. A PDP chieftain, Dr Henry Ofa, who made the call while speaking on expectations of the new DESOPADEC Board, said there had always been agitations bordering on marginalization among oil bearing communities due to the impact of oil exploration on their environment. Dr Ofa said the government meant well for oil producing areas with the establishment of DESOPADEC…

Ofa Extols Ibori @ 61, Says He Remains Inspiration to Deltans

SAPELE/Nigeria: A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Henry Ofa has congratulated former Delta State Governor, Chief James Ibori on the occasion of his 61st birthday anniversary. Ofa, an erstwhile member of the Delta State Post Primary Education Board, said Ibori has remained indispensable to Deltans despite leaving office about 12 years ago, noting that his love for good governance was a unifying factor among Deltans. “Outside your governorship office, you have continued to remain a source of inspiration to us, your people, and a rallying point for…

Okitikpi commends Okowa on Nani’s Appointment as DESOPADEC Executive Director.

WARRI/Nigeria: A prominent Chief in Idjerhe Kingdom Chief Silver Onoriode Okitikpi, popularly known as  (silverconnect), has applauded the governor of Delta state, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa for appointing their Son Chief Barr, Obukohwo Nani as one of the Directors on the Board of the Delta state Oil Producing Areas Development Commission  (DESOPADEC). Chief Okitikpi who addressed journalists in Jesse town, the administrative headquarters of Idjerhe Kingdom, said he is particularly commending the Governor for the appointments of persons with credible credentials into his government, remarking that the governor by his…

OPINION: Crucial Concerns about the New Power Sector Roadmap

By Jerome-Mario Utomi. A nation that cannot control its energy sources can’t control its future- Barack Obama, the Audacity of Hope. Just the way the Federal Government came up with the electric power sector reform, EPSR, ACT of 2005 and the roadmap for power sector reform of 2010, which were supposed to sanitize the power sector, ensure efficient and adequate power supply to the country, but ends up existing only in the name, the current administration recently launched a similar roadmap for the power sector. Without going into specific concepts or approaches…

Rev. Fr. Offu: Reps Minority Caucus Condemns Killing, Backs Ugwuanyi on Security

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Caucus of the House of Representatives has condemned in strong terms the recent killing of a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Paul Offu, in Awgu, Enugu State by armed men. The Caucus reiterated that the primary purpose of government was the security of the lives and property of citizens and tasked the Federal Government on curtailing the rate of insecurity. In a statement signed by the Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, and made available to newsmen in Abuja, Monday, the Caucus said: “We sympathise with the Government and…

Ibori, Oyovbaire: Great Leaders With Midas Touch – Oghenesivbe. …Says Ibori Pioneered Resource Control For Oil Producing States, Urhobo Nation Political Emancipation.

LAGOS/Nigeria: Immediate past Executive Assistant to the governor of Delta State on Communications, Dr Fred Oghenesivbe has described former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori and former federal minister of information, Prof Sam Oyovbaire as role models, mentors, charismatic and consummate leaders with midas touch. Oghenesivbe in a birthday anniversary goodwill message to the duo and made available to newsmen in Lagos said Ibori, it was, who doggedly championed the advocacy for resource control for oil producing States and communities during his tenure as governor of Delta State and…

Ibori Is A Passionate, Humane And Pragmatic Leader – Ejakpovi … Says Ibori Has Built A Progressive Political Empire At 61.

ASABA/Nigeria: Renowned Delta-born politician, Dr (Pharm.). Nelson Eseoghene Ejakpovi has said, former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori is a passionate, humane and pragmatic leader whose success in politics is traceable to his nature of inclusive politicking. Dr. Ejakpovi gave the description in a birthday message he personally signed for Chief Ibori which was made available to newsmen at the weekend. “At 61, almost every politician is celebrating you, our leader (Chief James Ibori) because of your belief in inclusive politics. When you were the Governor of our…