NGO Embarks On Campaign Against Abuse Of Female Child

Child Abuse EFFURUN/Nigeria: A nongovernment organization (NGO), Like The Stars Initiative, has embarked on campaign in Warri, Effurun and environs, against abuse of the female child. A member of the Like The Stars Initiative, Mrs Stacy Empere who spoke to our correspondent in Effurun, explained that the campaign was necessitated by the need to cheek early or unwanted pregnancy of the female child which she described as an alarming trend in the society. “When the female child is pregnant, she becomes a liability to the parents. So we advised parents to…

Okowa Extols Delta SSG, Chiedu Ebie at 49

Mr Chiedu Ebie ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Mr Chiedu Ebie, as he clocks 49 years on Thursday, Jan. 2. He said that Ebie, a former Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, was an illustrious Deltan, who was ever committed to the good governance, growth and development of Delta. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor thanked Ebie for his outstanding contributions to governance in Delta as Secretary to the State…

Continue to Use Your Position to Pursue Peaceful Co-existence in Nigeria, Okowa Tells Ogomudia at 70

Gen. Alexander Ogomudia ASABA/Nigeria: The former Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Alexander Ogomudia, had been called to continue to use his position and influence to pursue peaceful co-existence of Nigerians, by the Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, as the Retired General clocks 70 today, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. Describing the former Chief of Army Staff, as an illustrious Deltan, who is ever committed to the peaceful existence of Nigeria. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor thanked Gen. Ogomudia, who was…

Single Mother of Two Loss Children to Fire in Delta

SAPELE/Nigeria: Tragedy had struck in the home of a single mother of two in Sapele, Delta State claiming the life of the two children. It was gathered that the single mother left her two children at home and went to trade her dates at a nearby hotel that has a night club. It was also gathered that before she went to trade her wares, she lit a candle stick in her house as there was no power. The candle stick melted and ignited materials in the room, at this time,…

Okowa Celebrates Edevbie At 56

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has felicitated with his Chief of Staff, Chief David Edevbie, as he clocks 56 years on Monday, Dec. 23. He said that Edevbie, former Commissioner for Finance, was an illustrious Deltan, who was ever committed to the reformation of Delta and Nigeria. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor thanked Edevbie, who was Principal Secretary to late President Umaru Yar’adua between 2007 and 2010 for his outstanding contributions to the development of Delta and Nigeria.…

Sustain Your Contributions to Humanity, Ned Nwoko Told

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Prince Ned Nwoko as he clocks 59 years on Saturday, Dec. 21. He described the former member of the House of Representatives as a “committed patriot” whose love for his state and country was commendable and worthy of emulation. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor thanked Nwoko, who represented Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency from 1999 to 2003 for his contributions to the growth and development of Delta and his Idumuje-Ugboko community in Aniocha…

You Fought for the Independence of the Legislature, Okowa Tells Saraki at 57

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has has reminded the immediate Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki that he fought to preserve the independent of the legislative arm of government during his time as the leader of the upper chamber of the National Assembly. Gov. Okowa made this in while congratulating former President of the Senate,  as he turns 57 years today,  Thursday Dec. 19. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, the governor commended the former Senate helmsman for his remarkable contributions to…

You are a man committed to Better the lots of Nigerians, Okowa Tell Buhari Buhari at 77

ASABA/Nigeria: President Mohammadu Buhari had been described by the Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, as a man who who is committed to better the lots of Nigerians in a birthday message to the President as he turns 77 on Tuesday, Dec. 17. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba on Monday, the septuagenarian Nigerian leader leadership had begun to pay off as Nigeria was getting better in some sectors, especially agriculture, as food imports had reduced considerably. Okowa commended the president for his…

Okowa Salutes Wike on Birthday

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, on his birthday on Dec. 13. Okowa, who joined National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, wife of former Vice President, Mrs Titi Abubakar and other dignitaries at Rivers Government House to felicitate with Wike said the Rivers Governor was a committed party man, who did everything to expand the frontiers and influence of the party. According to him, I am very privileged to be part of this, because what is happening now could…

NBA Honours ABN TV, Channels, TVC with Excellence Award

LAGOS/Nigeria: The management of National Broadcast Academy (NBA) Lagos on Friday recognized the efforts of ABN TV in its quest to bridge the information gap between the government and the people with an excellence award during the graduation ceremony of its Batch C Basic Course Participants. Others awarded include Television Continental (TVC) for their programme Journalists’ Hangout and Channels TV for Politics Today. In his speech, the Director of the Academy,  Engr. Abiola Ajibola encouraged the students to put into practice all that have been thought them over the period…