OPINION: Okowa’s Administration @ 5; An X-Ray of Achievements and Concerns

Dr. (Senator) Ifeanyi Ekwueme Arthur Okowa By Jerome-Mario Utomi I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and non-violence are as old as the hills’-M.K Ghanghi For political and socio-cultural identity, Delta North Senatorial zone is also known as Anioma. A loose interpretation of Anioma is, ‘good land’. Delta state governor, Dr. (Senator) Ifeanyi Ekwueme Arthur Okowa is the first Anioma son to assume the governorship of the state. That was on the 29th May, 2015. Similarly, in 2019, while he sought for second term in office, Governor Okowa’s…

Cabo Verde: AfDB Group Approves 30 Million Euros Loan to Fight COVID-19

President Fosenca ABIDJAN/Ivory Coast: The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has extended a loan of €30 million to Cabo Verde to help the West African island nation fight the COVID-19 outbreak and mitigate its economic impacts. The loan, approved on 26 May, will be used to fund the country’s health and social response, support macro-economic stability, and assist the private sector. As of 27 May, Cabo Verde had reported 390 infections, 155 recoveries and four deaths. Only one of the country’s 10 islands has been affected, namely…

Delta Lauds Media Support in Fight Against COVID-19

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Government on Thursday commended media practitioners for their support in the fight against Coronavirus pandemic in the state. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, stated this when he visited the Correspondents Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Asaba. The commissioner, who was in company with the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Olisa Ifeajika and other media aides to the Governor, said they were at the chapel to interact with journalists and to appreciate them for their role in the fight against the…

Covid-19: Delta Receives Ambulance, Buses, Ventilator, Others from Oil and Gas Industry Operators

Secretary to Delta State Government (SSG), Chiedu Ebie (2nd left) receiving the particulars of an Ambulance donated by the Oil and Gas Industry for the management of COVID 19 Pandemic to Delta State Government from the Area Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs, Chevron, Mr. Sam Daibo (left).With them is the Commissioner, Bureau for Special Duties, Mr Omamofe Pirah (right) ,and the Special Adviser to Governor Okowa on Health, Dr. Austin Obidi in Asaba. THURSDAY 28/5/5/20 .PIX: BRIPIN ENARUSAI ASABA/Nigeria: The government of Delta on Thursday, received an ambulance, three buses,…

Okowa Celebrates Rainoil Founder, Gabriel Ogbechie, at 54

Mr Gabriel Ogbechie ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday felicitated with the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Rainoil Limited, Mr Gabriel Ogbechie, as he clocks 54 on May 28. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa said Ogbechie was an illustrious son of Delta who had through numerous investments in oil and gas, agriculture and other business concerns, contributed immensely to the growth and development of the state. He said that Ogbechie’s contribution to the state was heart-warming and…

Okowa Salutes Emma Ogidi at 64

Bro. Emmanuel Ogidi ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday congratulated National Vice-Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South-South, Bro. Emmanuel Ogidi as he clocks 64 on May 28. The governor, who poured encomium on the renowned politician, commended him for his dedication, loyalty and commitment to the unity and growth of the party at all times. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor joined Ogidi’s friends and political associates in celebrating his remarkable life of service to the party and…

NNU 2020 Election Committee Pledges to Organise a free and fair Election …Chairman Promises to Carry Along Concerns of the People

Sir ken Okolugbo, Chairman NNU 2020 Election Committee KWALE/Nigeria: The Sir ken Okolugbo, Electoral Committee set up by the Chief Johnson Opone led Executive of the Ndokwa Neku Union, NNU, had announced that the committee is set to commence work to elect a new Executive Council to oversee the affairs of the body for the next four years. In a statement made available to www.ndokwareporters.com, the committee stated that with the expiration of the tenure of the current executive on the May, 29, 2020, that the activities of electing a…

UK Based NGO Offers Rural Nigerian Children Free Library and IT Training

Dr Mary Chiaka Oguike Lagos/Nigeria: A United Kingdom based non-profit organisation, The Rural Gems (TRG) with operational office in Nigeria has expressed its willingness to transform the lives of rural Nigerian children through literacy and free IT training. With the theme ‘Inspiring learning among rural Nigerian children’, they bring libraries closer to rural children and facilitate free IT training. According to the founder of TRG, Dr Mary C. Oguike (nee Chiaka Nneji), the main vision of the organisation is to see a world where rural children and youths in Nigeria…

NDDC Corruption Exposure: Publisher Accuse Akpabio of Threatening His Life

Senator Godswill Akpabio WARRI/Nigeria: The recent arrest and detention of four journalists in Delta State by the Nigerian Police had been linked to the Supervising Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, for an exposure of his office to the series of scandal that had rocked the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Interim Management Committee. In a statement made available to www.ndokwareporters.com, The Publisher/Editor-in-chief, Daily Watch, Mr. Cletus Opukeme has raised alarm over clandestine move by the Minister, in connivance with  men of the Nigerian Police Force  and Inspector…