Delta Passes Judiciary Financial Autonomy Bill Into Law

Members of Delta State House of Assembly ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State House of Assembly today has passed the Delta State Judiciary Funds Management (Financial Autonomy) Bill, into law. The Speaker, Rt Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori who presided over plenary described the passage as a milestone for democracy in Delta State. According to him, the bill will strengthen the financial autonomy granted to the judicial arm of government. “At the Committee of the Whole, Members painstakingly went through the Delta State Judiciary Funds Management (Financial Autonomy) Bill. Contributions and amendments were made by Members which aided us…

Delta Assembly to Collaborate With State Police Command to Tackle Security Challenges

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State House of Assembly is to collaborate with the State Command of the Nigeria Police Force in ensuring effective crime fighting and prevention at the grassroots. The Speaker of the State Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori made the promise when the newly posted State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mohammed Inuwa Hafiz paid him and other members of the House   a courtesy visit in his office on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. The Speaker commended the new Commissioner of Police for being proactive in crime fighting and prevention in the nooks and cranny of the…

Delta to Construct Film Village, Leisure Park

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State House of Assembly has request by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for the construction of a film village and leisure park in Ugbolu, Oshimili North local government area of the state. The construction of the film village and leisure park in Ugbolu, Oshimili North is to be executed at the cost of Five Billion Naira. The Governor’s letter was read on the floor of the House, by the Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori at plenary. According to the Governor, the project would not only boost the revenue base of the state, but would also…

Emetulu Congratulates Okowa on Victory

ASABA/Nigeria: The Member representing Ndokwa West Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Charles Chukuemeke Emetulu, has congratulated His Excellency, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa on the reaffirmation of his God-given electoral victory by the Justices of the Supreme Court. While hailing the verdict, he described the victory of Governor Okowa in the last elections as God ordained, as evidenced by the landslide victory recorded by the PDP in the said elections. Honourable Emetulu congratulated Deltans on the victory and called on all Deltans to demonstrate massive support…

Oborevwori Congratulates Governor Okowa on Victory At Supreme Court, Abuja

ASABA/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, congratulated Governor Okowa on his victory at the Supreme Court, Abuja. According to the Speaker, the victory of the Governor at the Supreme Court was well deserved and expressed gratitude to God for making the Governor coming out victorious. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker said that he was very sure that the Governor was going to pull through at the Supreme Court where he was dragged to by…

Stop Contemplating Electricity Tariff Hike, Reps Minority Leader Cautions NERC

Hon. Ndudi Elumelu ABUJA/Nigeria: Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has condemned moves to increase electricity tariff in the country and cautioned the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to end all contemplation in that direction. The Minority Leader maintains that any increase in electricity tariff will further exacerbate the economic situation in the country, as it will worsen the already excruciating financial burden on homes, personal businesses, companies and the overall productive sectors. Hon. Elumelu insists that Nigerians are currently passing through grave economic stress and…

Elumelu Hails Okowa Supreme Court Triumph …Victory for the People of Delta State

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon Ndudi Elumelu has hailed the Supreme Court Judgment affirming the victory of the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, saying that it is a victory for the people of Delta State. He said that the people of the State across the three Senatorial Zones spoke in one voice when they collectively voted massively for the Governor in the last Governorship election in the state, adding that the victory was sure and obvious. The Minority Leader in a Statement…

Power To Be Transported From Onitsha to Ughelli to Boost Power Supply to Ughelli, Uvwie, Warri and Environ in Delta State – Waive

Rev. Francis Waive, During Media Interaction – Source(Ndokwa Reporters) By Martina Enwefa UGHELL/Nigeria: The member representing the Ughelli/Udu federal Constituency, and Vice Chairman, Committee on Power, in the National Assembly, Rev Francis Waive, had stated that people of Ughelli, Udu, Uvwie, and Warri in Delta State will soon witness improvement in light supply, as efforts had been made to support the Ughelli Power Plant with additional power supply from the Onitsha Power Grid. The Federal Legislator Made this known to select Journalists over the weekend in his constituency office in…

Okowa greets Leo Ogor at 61

Mr Leo Ogor ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has sent warm felicitations to former Minority Leader of House of Representatives, Mr Leo Ogor, as he clocks 61 years on Jan. 6. Ogor, who represents Isoko Federal Constituency in the Green Chamber, was first elected into the House in 2003 and he has continued to enjoy the support of his Isoko people who re-elected him for a record 5th consecutive term in 2019. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Sunday in Asaba, the…

2020: Delta Speaker Urges Nigerians to Pray For Nation, Leaders …Says Nigerians Must Keep Hope Alive

ASABA/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has called on Nigerians to pray for the nation and leaders at all levels, urging them to remain hopeful and steadfast in the  New  Year. Rt Hon Oborevwori in   his New Year message to Nigerians in general and    Deltans in particular felicitated with them as they stepped into the New Year. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, on Tuesday, the Speaker called for prayers for the nation and leaders, saying that with God all…