Princewill Reacts to Gov. Wike’s comment on Building 10 Flyovers in Ikwerre Land

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: A chieftain of ALL Progressives Congress APC in Rivers State, Prince Tonye Princewill has reacted to Governor Wike’s recent comment on how the chief executive of the State would build 10 flyovers in Ikwerre land if he had his way and nothing would happen. Mr. Princewill in a statement circulated to national and international online media platforms recalled that “recently the Rivers Governor was overheard at an occasion saying that if he had his way, he would build 10 flyovers in Ikwerre land and nothing would happen. He…

Okowa visit Late Obuh’s family

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday paid a condolence visit to the family of Chairman, Delta State Bureau of Pensions, Sir Anthony Obuh, who passed on in the early hours of Thursday. The governor, who was accompanied by his wife, Edith, top government functionaries, including Head of Service, Mr Reginald Bayoko and permanent secretaries arrived at the Obuh’s home in Asaba at 3.10 p.m. He condoled with the deceased’s wife, Ogor Obuh, and son, Tony Obuh Jnr, family members, other relatives and well wishers who had thronged…

7 Governing Councils Inaugurated for State Owned Tertiary Institutions in Delta

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa has inaugurated Governing Councils of State Owned Tertiary Institutions with a charge to develop technical education for the benefit of Deltans. Governor Okowa gave the charge on Thursday during the Inauguration of the council of 7 Tertiary Institutions which includes College of Education Agbor (Chief Emmanuel Onyeukwu-Chairman), College of Education Warri (Mr. V.O.T Abanum), Delta State Polytechnic Ogwashi-Uku (Chief Joe Arausi), College of Education Mosogar (Hon. Lovette Idisi), Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro(Dr. Festus Okubor), Delta State Polytechnic Otefe (Chief Andrew Orugbo) and Delta…

Okowa Signs 2020 Budget

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (3rd right); Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Sheriff Oborevwori (2nd right); Deputy Speaker, State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Christopher Ochor (3rd left); Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Peter Mrakpor (left); Majority Leader, Hon. Tim Owhefere (2nd left) and Clerk of the House, Barr. Lyna Ocholor, during the signing of the 2020 Appropriation bill, in Government House Asaba, Thursday, 12/12/19. PIX: JIBUNOR SAMUEL. ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday assented to the 2020 Appropriation Bill, with a promise to fast-track…

APC Chieftain Chides Amaechi Tormentors

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: Former National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze has described as monumental, the Federal Government’s approval of N1.7 billion for the construction of a Jetty in Bonny Local Government Area of Rivers State, which is projected to be completed in fifteen months time. In a statement circulated to media houses in the South-South, Chief Eze said the Transportation Minister, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi, has once again proved beyond doubts that he means well…

Elumelu Pledges to Continue to Work for the Peace of Nigeria as He Bags Legislator of the Year 2019 Award

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Godwin Elumelu has been bestowed with the award of the Legislator of the Year 2019 by the Nigerian Festival of Awards Magazine. Hon. Elumelu, who is representing Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, was presented with the award during the 5th dinner and award presentation ceremony of the prominent international magazine, on Sunday 8th December, 2019, at the prestigious Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, the Nigeria Capital City. Presenting the award on behalf of the Magazine, the Convener of the…

PDP Chieftain Hails Punch Editorial On Buhari’s Administration, Urges Other Media To Follow Suit

WARRI/Nigeria: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Chief Sunny   Onuesoke has commended Punch newspapers editorial on the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari describing it as a very good step in the right direction. Reacting to Punch front page editorial publication titled, “Buhari Lawlessness: Our Stand”  while addressing newsmen in Warri, Delta State,   Onuesoke described Punch publication as laudable, just as he advised  that the newspaper action is  worthy of emulation by other media outfits. “This is an opportunity for the Nigerian Press to gain respect. This is the moment when they should join hands…

Project Inspection: Okowa Calls For Cooperation In Tackling Environmental Challenges.

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa has called for cooperation  from Deltans in tackling environmental challenges in the  state capital territory and its environs. Governor Okowa made the call during an inspection tour of ongoing storm water drainage and road construction projects around the State capital. The governor inspected  the storm water drainage projects at the Asaba General Hospital, Okotomi Quarters  as well as the road projects at the Ralph Uwechue Way, Lady Ginika Monye, Prince Ikechukwu Iyeke Way, Ejiro Adegor street, streets adjoining Asaba/Okpanam Road, Asaba/Okpanam Dual carriage road, internal roads and…

Sowore, And Silence from Unusual Quarters

By Jerome-Mario Utomi Shallow understanding from people of goodwill is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill-will. Lukewarm acceptance is much more bewildering than outright rejection-Martin Luther King Jnr. A significant portion of this piece has its root in a brief and informal meeting held with my friends on Sunday the 8th December 2019, in Lagos, to deliberate on issues of mutual importance. Though informal in context, necessary courtesy was observed, the conversation progressed as envisaged and we were able to within the first few minutes underline some of…

Okowa Bags Tribune’s Platinum Award

LAGOS/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, was on Tuesday honoured as “Nigeria’s Torchbearer in Infrastructure and Environmental Development” for his outstanding accomplishments in the development of the state. The award was given to the governor by African Newspapers of Nigeria Plc, publishers of Tribune titles, to mark the 70th anniversary of the newspaper. Receiving the “Tribune Platinum Award” at an impressive event at Muson Centre, Lagos, Okowa attributed his success so far to his determination in building a stronger Delta. Represented by the Deputy Governor, Mr Kingsley Otuaro, he…