DTSG Ready to Fulfil Promises Made to Ndokwa

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government have promised the people of Ndokwa of governments attention, especially in the completion of some of the ongoing vital projects in the area, and executing of others. The State Governor, (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, 16 July 2021, disclosed this when the Leadership of Ndokwa Apex body, Ndokwa Neku Union, NNU, paid him a courtesy visit at Government House, Asaba, when he said that the multi-billion naira Beneku Bridge across Ase River to link Ndokwa West and Ndokwa East Local Government Areas of the state…

Delta Assembly Fund Management Bill Scales Second Reading

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State House of Assembly Fund Management financial autonomy bill has scaled through the second reading on the floor of the State House of Assembly. The bill was presented at plenary by the Chief Whip and Member representing Oshimili North in the State House of Assembly, Honourable Pat Ajuduah at Wednesday’s sitting of the House presided over by the Speaker, Rt Hon Sherrif Oborevwori. Opening debate on the merits of the bill, Hon Pat Ajuduah said the bill made provision for the management of funds for the legislature,…

Delta Govt Congratulates New AFN President

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Government has congratulated the new President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Tonobok Okowa, on his election and subsequent inauguration. The government, in a statement by Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, in Asaba on Wednesday, commended the AFN delegates for a peaceful poll that had given them a Board to steer the ship of the Federation which had been chequered in the last few years due to crisis. It urged the new President and his team to reach out to all aggrieved…

Monica lauds Gov. Umahi’s Decision to Employ Extra 5,000 Civil Servants

ABAKALIKI/Nigeria: Commendations have continued to trail the decision of the people’s Governor of Ebonyi State, and Chairman, Southeast Governors Forum, Engr. Dave Umahi, to take another 3,000 young people off the labor market and absorb them into the state workforce in his fight against poverty and unemployment in the state, with the latest coming from the erstwhile Technical Assistant to the Governor on Media, Lady Chidinma Ada Eze. In a statement made available to media houses in Abakeliki, the Ebonyi State Capital, Lady Monica said with the decision coming at…

Can Nigeria Afford To “Waste All Resources” (WAR) For The Second Time In History? (OPINION)

By Isaac Asabor There is no denying the fact that much has been written on the Nigerian Civil War. However, its ruinous nature seems to be yet understood by some youthful Nigerians that are today energetically beating war drums as they were too young and naïve to know how devastating war is. The Igbanke people, in the bid to proverbially illustrate how damaging war is, said, “Anyone that has witnessed war will call it “Aya”. Explanatorily put, it is supposed to be pronounced as “Agha” but when it has being…

Agbor College of Education and Leadership Lessons Ukadike Left Behind (OPINION)

By Jerome-MarioUtomi It is a common knowledge that the College of Education, Agbor in Delta State of Nigeria, established in October, 1979 by the former Bendel State Government, to engage in the training of professional teachers; a training that shall lead to the award of the Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE), was recently upgraded to a fully-fledged University by the Dr. (Senator) Ifeanyi Ekwueme Arthur Okowa led administration in the state. While deltans particularly the people of Ika nation continue to savor the euphoria occasioned by the upgrade, there are, however, two silent but vital…

100 DAYS IN OFFICE: Elumelu Congratulates Delta Council Chairmen

ASABA/Nigeria: The Minority Leader of the House Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has felicitated with the Council Chairmen in Delta State as they mark 100 days in Office. Elumelu in a Statement on Tuesday commended the Chairmen for successfully steered the affairs of the people at the various Local Government Areas in the State for 100 days, noting that it was a period where solid foundation was laid for a glorious tenure. The Minority Leader also lauded them for  ensuring peace, security and unity in their domains within the period under…

Okowa’s Last Leg And His Love/Hate For Ndokwa (VIEWPOINT)

By Mike AKPATI Immediately Governor Ifeanyi Okowa announced his teams first eleven for the concluding part of his second term and there was no Ndokwa man, I knew that the curtains of the love/hate for my people has finally been drawn. The selection of the necessary officers who made the kitchen cabinet has been concluded. There is no jara. For your information, the core day to day policy and operational team of the government are: the SSG, Chief of Staff, Head of Service, Chief Economic Adviser and Political Advise finally…