WUEDA Delivering on its Mandate

Ongoing Works by Warri/Uvwie and Environs Special Area Development Agency By Stella Sanu Odika It is no longer news that the Warri/Uvwie and Environs Special Area Development Agency (WUEDA) is progressively delivering on its mandate to bring about the needed development as it’s currently embarking on numerous massive projects. The Agency which started off incipiently by creating a positive change in the environment through a  cleanup exercise, clearing off dirts in most areas especially the Median along NPA Expressway, Effurun Roundabout, DSC Roundabout and other adjoining areas truly gave the…

Asaba Storm Water Drainage Ready In 3 Months

Asaba Storm Water Drainage ASABA/Nigeria: The Okpanam storm water drainage project in Asaba channeling flood to “Iyi-Uku River’’ in Okotomi Quarters would be ready for inauguration within the next three months. Commissioner for Works, Chief James Augoye, disclosed this on Thursday while inspecting the project. Augoye, who was in company with his Information counterpart, Mr Charles Aniagwu, said that the 4.6km drain was a proactive measure taken by the state government to address the flooding from Okpanam to Shoprite area in Asaba, adding that so far, 2.9km had been completed…

Covid-19: Delta To Go Tough on Protocols Defaulters

Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu (left) and the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Olise Ifeajika, while briefing Journalists in Government House, Asaba. ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Government said on Wednesday that it would take stringent measures to ensure full compliance with prescribed protocols for averting the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known in a media briefing in Asaba. He said that some of the measures included establishment of more mobile courts to handle defaulters of the protocols and introduction of…

OSSAI TO OKOWA @ 61: The Achievements Are Monumental

Okowa and Ossai ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa celebrates his 61st birthday on Wednesday July 8, 2020, the Special Assistant to the Governor on Special Duties (Media)/Youth Ambassador, Ossai Ovie Success has described the governors Achievements as Monumental. Ossai stated this on Tuesday in a congratulatory message to the Governor on the occasion of his 61 birthday anniversary. According to Ossai, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in the past 5 years had transformed thousands of Delta Youths from ‘Job seekers to job creators’, Constructed and commissioned road projects across the…

COVID-19: Aniagwu, 21 others Discharged in Delta

Mr Charles Aniagwu ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta Government on Tuesday announced that the Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu and 21 other persons have been discharged from Isolation Centre in the state where they were being treated for COVID-19. Their discharge on Tuesday, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, said in a statement in Asaba, was effected after they tested negative for the virus following long periods of isolation and treatment. He said that Aniagwu and the 21 others were discharged from various treatment centres across the state,…

Newly Elected NBA Warri Chapter Chairman, Says the Body Will Speakout on Issues That Affects the Society

Chief Emmanuel Uti WARRI/Nigeria: The newly elected Chairman of Warri Branch of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Chief Emmanuel Uti has said, the association would continue to speak out on issues that affects the society. Uti stated that the NBA, Warri has a track record of speaking out on e He also spoke on how he emerged as the chairman of the branch, disclosing that it was hitch-free and that he was chosen based on the services he has rendered over the years. “I was returned unopposed as all members agreed that…

Okowa, Wife Test Positive to COVID-19

Mr and Mrs Ifeanyi Okowa ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, and wife, Edith, on Wednesday tested positive to COVID-19. The development is sequel to tests conducted on them after a few days of self-isolation, which they went into on Friday after one of their daughters tested positive to the virus. The two heads of the First Family in the state, according to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, are stable and have commenced necessary treatment, and further isolation. The governor thanked…

Edo Covid-19 Frontline Workers to Get Outstanding Allowance, As Govt Concludes Payroll Vetting …‘We Demobilised COVID-19 Screening Taskforce After Exceeding Target’

BENIN/Nigeria: The Edo State Government has said the frontline workers temporarily engaged in screening and testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state would be paid their outstanding allowance upon the conclusion of the vetting of their payroll. Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, in a statement, said the taskforce was demobilised after the state exceeded its target to screen and test over 500,000 and 5,000 persons respectfully. “The screening exercise was massive and crosscutting. The officials were inundated with lists of persons, who…

Contractor Handling the Beneku Bridge Assures of Early Completion, As DTSG Had Fulfilled Her Financial Obligation

The Ongoing Work on the Ase Bridge Connecting, Kwale (Otagba-Ogbe) and Beneku By Juliet Ogbodu KWALE/Nigeria: The Contractor, DNL Construction Company, handling the Kwale-Beneku Bridge has promised early completion of work, as the Delta State Government had met up with its financial obligations towards the project. An investigation by Ndokwa Reporters on the ongoing project, which started in April, 2019, showed that much work had been done, especially on the Afia-Eze road that connects the town of Kwale (Utagba-Ogbe) to the Ase River, as the tarring of that end of…

Okowa’s Family on Self-Isolation as Daughter Test Positive to COVID-19

ASABA/Nigeria: As the Delta State Government intensifies efforts at stemming the spread of COVID-19 in the state, it announced on Friday that one of the children of the Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has tested positive to the virus. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, said,  “consequently, the Governor and his family members will immediately commence self-isolation for 14 days”. “It is again pertinent to stress that COVID-19 is real, and citizens are advised to be disciplined and comply with the…