COVID-19: Delta Records Death

ASABA/NigSen. Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday night announced that a patient suspected to have contracted Coronavirus in the state had died. His Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, said in a statement in Asaba that the governor disclosed that the case, which was the second, after the first confirmed on Tuesday, was awaiting outcome of the test conducted on it when the patient passed away. He stated that the deceased had underlyi ng health issues and had visited Lagos in the past two weeks, adding that the patient, with…

Facebook launches Coronavirus Information Center in 17 African Countries

JOHANNESBURG/South Africa: Facebook is expanding its Coronavirus Information Center to 17 more countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The Information Centers form part of Facebook’s effort to help the global fight against COVID-19 by providing people with the latest news and information from trusted health authorities as well as resources and tips to stay healthy and support their family and community. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Center is featured at the top of News Feed that provides a central place for people to keep informed about the Coronavirus. It includes real-time updates from…

COVID-19: Oil Marketers Donate Food, Medical Equipment to Delta Govt

The Permanent Secretary,  Bureau for  Special  Duties, Mr. Benson Oburoh, (left) receiving trailer loads of Honeywell Combo from  the Project  Manager, Northsworthy farm/Rain Oil, Mr. Phillip  Otobo(left), who represented  Tank farm Owners to present  relief items to support  Delta Government in the lockdown  as a result  of its fight against COVID-19 in the State  ASABA/Nigeria: A consortium of petroleum products marketers in Delta have donated food items and medical equipment worth N100 million to the state government to support its measures at ameliorating the effects of ongoing lockdown on the…

COVID-19: Delta Reviews 2020 Budget

ASABA/Nigeria: As part of the expected impact on the global economy of the Covid-19 pandemic, especially on those countries that are running a mono economy, like Nigeria, which depend mainly on Oil as the main source of revenue, and Delta State a major player in the oil economy, the State Government has announced that it was taking steps to review the 2020 budget to reflect current economic realities occasioned by the pandemic ravaging the world. The state’s Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known in Asaba while briefing…

COVID-19: Centre for Communicable Diseases and Research Ready in Delta

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa inspecting the centre  for communicable diseases and research,  FMC, Asaba as well as  the  Isolation and  Treatment centre at  Asaba Specialist Hospital .Thursday 9/4/2020 ASABA/Nigeria: Its said that circumstances creates enabling conditions to excel or think outside the box, this can be true with the announcement of the Delta state Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday, April 09, 2020 of the readiness of the Centre for Communicable Diseases and Research built by the state government at the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba. The governor disclosed this…

OPINION: The FG’s Controversial Invitation of Chinese Doctors

The Chinese Medical Team to Nigeria on Arrival at the Airport, Wednesday 8 April, 2020 By Jerome-Mario Utomi As a general rule, the first step to solving a problem is to recognize that one exists. Going by this words, a fair-minded individual would characterize as historic the recent admissions by the Federal Government that the nation is currently faced with health challenge posed by the Corona Virus pandemic-tagged(COVID-19), that is currently ravaging the world. And as a response, the Health Minister, Osagie Ehanire, on Friday 3rd April, 2020, announced that an “18-man team of…

COVID 19: Waste Managers in Delta Embark on Fumigation of Trucks

EFFURUN/Nigeria: Waste Managers under the Private Sector Participants (PSP), Today April 9, 2020 embarked on the fumigation of their trucks across Delta State as precautionary measures against the global Coronavirus pandemic. Delta State President of PSP, Comrade Lucky Adjekuko   while flagging off the exercise at the JF Kennedy Field, Refinery Road, Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of the state, said that the fumigation exercise is the initiative of the Delta State PSP. According to him, the State Government under the leadership of His Excellency, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has done well in the fight against COVID 19, adding that the…

COVID-19: Adandiigbo 2020 Winner Takes Campaign to Golden Guinea Breweries

Chief Okey Nzenwa MD Golden guinea brand  flanked by Hrm Grace  Ihuoma Jonah Adandiigbo 2019/20 Hrm Chigaemezu Jennifer AdaImo 2019/20  Chiemela Iroha and Adandiigbo  organisation  press crew UMUAHIA/Nigeria: Abia born HRM Grace Ihuoma Jonah Adandiigbo 2020 in view of the pandemic in her environment took the covid 19 Prevention message to Golden Guinea breweries, her closest corporate neighbours, on the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as enlightenment on the dangers of the dreaded disease to her immediate locality, she called on the MD to be part of the…

LGD, Gospel Buz Foundation Presents Relief Materials to Indigent People in Delta

Emmanuel Irame (clad in red tie) sharing food items to indigent people at Ughelli. UGHELLI/Nigeria: Following the lockdown order declared by the Delta State Government due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Love God’s Direction,  LGD and Gospel Buz foundation has presented relief materials to indigent people in Ughelli and its environs in Delta state. The founder/Chief Executive Officer of LGD, PST Emmanuel Irame, Wednesday April, 8, 2020, while presenting the relief materials to serve as palliative to the people, declared that he is giving and showing love directly to the people…

DSTG Set Up Courts to Prosecute Stay-At-Home Offenders

Honourable Justice Marshal Umukoro ASABA/Nigeria: The State Government under the auspices of Delta State Judiciary has set up courts in the three senatorial districts of the state to try and sentence violators of the Stay-at-Home Order of the state government. The Chief Judge of Delta State, Honourable Justice Marshal Umukoro inaugurated the courts yesterday in Asaba, the state capital. A statement by the Chief Registrar, High Court of Justice, Asaba, said Magistrate’s Court 1, Asaba, is to hear and determine cases emanating from Delta North Senatorial District. Chief Magistrate’s Court 1, Ughelli,…