OPINION: Dealing with the Productive Collaboration Challenge in Africa

By Jerome-Mario Utomi The government played a very key role in attracting foreign investments. We built the infrastructures and provided well-planned industrial estates, equity participation in industries, fiscal incentives and export promotion. Most important, we established good labour relations and sound macroeconomic policies-the fundamental that enable private enterprises to operate successfully- Lee Kuen Yew, Former Prime Minister of Singapore The leadership challenge is clear. It will be impossible, in the words of JANE NELSON to; achieve the Sustainable Development Goals without accelerating and scaling private sector engagement and collective action…

Revenue: Niger Delta Deserves More Than 13% Derivation, Says DTSG

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (left), presenting a souvenir to the Chairman, Post Mortem Sub-Committee of Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), Kabiri Marshi during a courtesy call by the latter on the Governor in Asaba. PIX: BRIPIN ENARUSAI ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, said oil-producing states deserved more than 13 per cent derivation from the Federation Account and demanded the release of the money already accruing to the states under the derivation principles. He made this known in Asaba when members of Post Mortem Sub-Committee…

Okowa Urges Nigerians To Brace Up For Covid-19 Multiplier Effects

Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa (middle), Deputy Governor, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro (2nd left), Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu (2nd right), South, South NUJ Chairman, Comrade Eddy Ogwude (left), and the State Chairman,NUJ, Comrade Mike Ikeogwu (right), during the Governor’s 2020 1st quarter press briefing in Asaba. Thursday 12/3/20 PIX: BRIPIN ENARUSAI ASABA/Nigeria: As the world battles with Coronavirus, Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has asked Nigerians to brace up for the multiplier effects of the disease that could affect their socio-economic lives. The governor made the call at a…

Covid-19 Alters Project Completion Date in Delta …As Govt Shifts Date on Asaba Central Secretariat

multi billion  naira Central  secretariat  Complex  under construction by the Delta State Government in Asaba  ASABA/Nigeria: The effect of the new world epidemic disease, Covid-19 is already having its effect in Delta state, as dates of some projects being handled by Chinese Construction Company had been shifted. The first victim of the now dreaded Covid-19 is the new Central Secretariat in Asaba, which according the Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa is expected to be completed in July 2020, two months after the initial date of March 2020. Okowa, who inspected…