Students Called To Improve On Their Academic Works, As Delta Approves Payment Of Bursary For 2019/2020 Session

ASABA/Nigeria: Students in Tertiary institutions had been called to improve on their academic works to justify the huge investments on them by the state and parents. The called was made by the Commissioner for Education Mr. Charles Aniagwu, when he announced that Delta State Government has approved the release of funds for the payment of the 2019/2020 Students’ Special Assistance Scheme, otherwise known as bursary, for students of the state origin in tertiary institutions across the country. He said the continuous payment of the bursary to Delta State students despite…

460 Women From Delta Receives Skills Training, Starter Packs

ASABA/Nigeria: Four hundred and sixty women drawn from the 25 local government areas of Delta State who had successfully completed their training under the Women Empowerment and Skills Acquisition Programme (WESAP) were, today, presented with starter packs in their respective areas of vocation by the state government. Speaking at the ceremony held at the event centre in Asaba, the state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa who congratulated beneficiaries of the programme, urged them to leverage on the opportunity provided for them by state government to enhance their socio-economic lives. Governor Okowa…

Okowa Congratulates Justice Commissioner, Mrakpor, 6 Others On Elevation To SAN

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in the state, Mr Peter Mrakpor and six other Deltans on their elevation to the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). The others are Prof. Festus Emiri, Prof. Joseph Abugu, Mr Robert Emukpoeruo, Mr Richard Ahonaruogho, Jean Chiazor-Anishere and Uzoma Azikiwe. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa said that he received with joy, the news of the appointment of the seven illustrious Deltans to the enviable position of…

Akinwumi Adesina, Three Others Win Academy Of Public Health’s 2020 Top Distinguished Fellowship Award

ABIDJAN/Ivory Coast: The Academy of Public Health, the flagship body of the West African Institute of Public Health, has named African Development Bank Group, President Akinwumi Adesina and three other eminent persons as winners of its 2020 Distinguished Fellowship Award. Adesina, World Health Organisation(WHO)’s Tedros Ghebreyesus, Leith Greenslade of JustActions and Winnie Byanyima of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, were nominated by young public health professionals across Africa for their demonstrated leadership in working to ensure equity, better health and wellbeing for all. The four have been recognized…

CHRISTMAS: Aide Called For Prayers for Okowa

OKPANAM/Nigeria: A call had been made to Deltans to remain the Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa in prayers as the world Christians prepare for the feast of the Nativity. The call was made on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 by one of his Special Assistant on Media, Comrade Fidelis Egugbo. Egugbo, in an address he read at the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols of Maris Schools, Amachai, Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, stated that Governor Okowa’s has contributed to the growth of education and…