Okowa salutes Jonathan at 62

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated former President Goodluck Jonathan as he clocks 62 years on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Okowa lauded the former Nigerian leader for his peaceful disposition towards politics, power and issues of life, describing him as “a committed patriot and father of modern democracy” in Nigeria. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Tuesday in Asaba, the governor remarked that Jonathan possessed leadership prowess, laced with wisdom, adding that his administration deepened democracy in Nigeria, especially when he conducted…

Crack In PDP NWC Over Reps Caucus Crisis…As PDP Deputy National Chairman, National Youth Leader Disowns Suspension Extension On Elumelu, Others

ABUJA/Nigeria: There appears to be a crack in the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the crisis in the selection of the House of Representatives Minority Leader as some members of the national leadership have disowned the extension of Hon. Ndudi Elumelu and others suspension from the party. Elumelu, representing Delta state, emerged as the Minority Leader of the House against the wish of the national leadership, earning him a one-month suspension from the PDP. The party’s preferred candidate for the post is Hon. Kingsley Chinda,…

Conflict Resolution Approaches: Honesty, Best Global Practices – Chief Uzor

By Victor Bieni ASABA/Nigeria: The Special Adviser to  Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Peace Building and Conflict Resolutions, Chief Edwin Uzor  has said that the best global approaches to conflict Resolutions is the act of truthfulness, and fear of God while resolving  crises in the Society at a given point or time. Chief Edwin Uzor disclosed this in his office at Asaba, Delta State Capital while Fielding questions from some group of Journalists on his achievements so far    since his appointment in the office, inception of Governor Okowa’s administration. Chief…

Agbor Monarch 40th Coronation Anniversary Holds December

 AGBOR/Nigeria: The event marking the 40th coronation anniversary of the great and revered Agbor monarch, His Royal Majesty ( Dr) Benjamin Ikenchuku Keagboekwuzi 1, the Dein of Agbor will hold in December,2019. The Agbor people who are known for their peaceful disposition, hospitality and hard work will roll out drums and trumpets to mark the 40th coronation anniversary. According to the Publicity Sub-Committee, the two- day event will also be used to honour prominent Agbor sons and daughters. The world youngest crowned Monarch in history is His Royal Majesty Dr Benjamin…

DTSG Constitutes Committee on Minimum Wage Implementation

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government has constituted a committee to work with organized labour towards implementing the new minimum wage for the state public service The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr Chiedu Ebie, who inaugurated the Committee on behalf of the State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, observed that the governor was passionate about the wellbeing of Public Servants in the State According to the SSG, the governor had directed that discussion with labour should commence in earnest to fashion out a mutually agreeable scheme based on the new…

Fire Guts Ughelli Market, Destroys Goods Worth Millions Of Naira

UGHELLI/Nigeria: A section of the Ughelli Main Market that leads to Oteri Community was had been gutted by fire destroying goods worth millions of naira. The cause of the fire could not be ascertained but an unconfirmed account however disclosed that it started from a welding workshop where adulterated kerosene was kept and spread to other stores in the area. The welder who was not in the workshop at the time of the fire incidence but was called by friends expressed shock that everything he laboured for had been destroyed…