COVID-19: Okowa To Attend Lecture On Tax Administration

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, will attend the 2021 edition of Maris Public Service Lecture which will focus on burning issues around tax administration in today’s economies bugged by compelling ‘new normal’. Specifically, Governor Okowa will be the Chief Guest of Honour at this year’s annual Maris Public Service Lecture whose theme is “Effective Tax Administration for the Delivery of Democratic Dividends”, with focus on the socio-economic ramifications of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. Secretary of Maris Trust Council, Comrade Fidelis Egugbo, who disclosed this at the weekend in…

Okowa Mourns Aide, Okiemute Sowho, Orders Investigation Into Killing

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, on Sunday expressed sadness over the death of Comrade Okiemute Sowho, who was killed by unknown gunmen in Sapele on Saturday. The late Sowho was until his untimely death, a Senior Special Assistant on Youth Development to the Governor. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor directed Police authorities in the state to immediately commence thorough investigation into the incident with a view to bringing his assailants to book. He urged security operatives not to leave…

RIVERS APC CRISIS: Eze Clarifies The Import Of The Supreme Court’s Ruling ….Describes It As Indication That The Storms Are At Their End

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: As the Supreme Court ruling of Tuesday, February 16, 2021, in Appeal No.: 377/2020 between Igo Aguma V Isaac Abbot Ogbobula & 2 Ors. continue to elicit mixed reactions, conflicting interpretations and dissenting opinions from law specialists and laymen alike, Chieftain of the All Progressives , Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has offered some clarification over the speculations and seeming uncertainties that have trailed the verdict. In a statement made available to media houses, Chief Eze said the appellant, Igo Aguma, having sufficiently been made to grasp the stupidity…

Okowa’s Conversion Of Tertiary Institutions Into Universities: Sagacity Or Accidental Masterstroke ? (VIEWPOINT)

By Magnus Onyibe This piece is meant to clear the fog for those who are reacting negatively to the conversion of college of education, Agbor and Anwai campus of DELSU as well as Ozoro polytechnic into Universities. One of the iconic leaders that is often cited all over the world as an exemplar, is Lee Kuan Yew, who was the prime minister of Singapore that owes much of his fame to the legacy of a phenomenal, rapid and systematic development of the small island nation in a manner that it…

Group Score James Manager Low On Performance

WARRI/Nigeria: A pro Delta Political Pressure and Advocacy Group,   Delta Elite for Food Governance, DEGG, have passed a vote of no confidence on the fifth term of Senator James Manager’s ambition, in a statement signed by the Coordinator Engr, Ben Efetobor  Imoniwhera and the state Secretary Ebibulukaemi Richard over the weekend during the swearing ceremony of the three senatorial coordinators of the group, describing Sen Manager’s years of political experience as a total waste of time and a square peg in a round hole. The group further alleged that Bar…