Okowa congratulates Ace Comedian, Gordons, at 50

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, has congratulated award-winning ace comedian, Godwin Komone, popularly known as “Gordons” as he clocked 50 on Jan. 15 In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Saturday in Asaba, Okowa said Gordons was a quintessential comedian whose contributions to the development of the entertainment industry, especially comedy, in Nigeria were remarkable. He extolled the comedian, who is a chief in Udu Kingdom in the state, for his patriotism, humility, mentorship and support to budding talents, adding that he remained a…

PMAN Challenges Nigerian Youths To Believe In Selves

ASABA/Nigeria: A call has gone to Nigeria youths to believe in themselves and never to neglect their career because a man’s gift makes a way for him. The Chairman of Performing Musicians of Nigeria, Oshimili South Chapter, Comrade Ikechukwu Aniche, made the call in a chat with newsmen at his office in Asaba. The Pman Chairman called on upcoming musician’s not to relent in their dreams, because music business according to him, was not a tea party, adding that they should be focus to enable them succeed. He advised them…

Okowa Mourns Veteran Nollywood Producer, Chico Ejiro

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has expressed sadness over the passing of veteran Nollywood film maker, Chico Ejiro. Born Chico Maziakpono, the renowned movie producer, director and scriptwriter, who died at 51, hails from Ozoro in Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta. He reportedly died on Friday in Lagos after a brief illness. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Okowa condoled with the Ejiro family, Nollywood community, the people of Ozoro and Isoko nation on the untimely passing of a consummate film maker.…

Delta Deputy Speaker Recognised for Nation Building and Human Development Nigeria Ministry of Culture and Tourism

ASABA/Nigeria: The Federal Ministry of Culture and Tourism had recognised the efforts of the Deputy Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor for his untiring efforts to uplift the living standard of the Women and the Girl-Child in Nigeria, especially in Delta State. This recognition which came in form of an award by Miss Culture and Tourism Nigeria, happened on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, by  Miss Precious, the current Miss Culture and Tourism, who stated that the award was in recognition of his efforts…

#BBNaija: Okowa congratulates Dorathy, Neo

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday congratulated Dorathy Bachor and Neo Akpofure, two citizens of Delta among the five finalists in the 2020 #BBNAIJA concluded on Sunday, saying they were proud ambassadors of Delta. Bachor was Runner-Up in the competition while Akpofure was eliminated among the five finalists in the vote to get the winner. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa said that the State Government was proud of Bachor and Akpofure as good ambassadors and reaffirmed that the government would…

Ukah Underscores Culture, Traditions As Key Aspects Of Historical Background Of Any Society

OKPANAM/Nigeria: Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, has described culture and traditions as critical aspect of the historical background of any society. Chief Ukah, who stated this in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area, on Thursday during the new yam festival celebration by the traditional ruler of the community, His Royal Majesty , Chief (Dr.) Michael Mbanefo Ogbolu, the Ugoani of Okpanam Kingdom, said that the traditions and cultural heritage of the community promotes peace and unity in the community. The Atakakpor Enyi 1 of…

Umusadege Youth Chairman Charges Oil Prospecting Companies On Durable Projects

KWALE/Nigeria: The Umusadege Youth Chairman Comrade Osondu Ezeoba has called on the oil prospecting companies in Ndokwa West local government area to engage in durable and people-oriented projects that will create jobs for the youth to curb youth restiveness. Comrade Osondu stated this during the commencement of the laying of a one kilometer drainage pipe from the Akala junction to the river by the Midwestern oil prospecting company. He thanked the oil company for the project which he said will arrest incidents of flooding. While he commended them for the…

Aniagwu Identifies Talent Development as Vital for Employment Generation

ASABA/Nigeria: Talent Development has been described as critical in the generation of employment, curbing youth restiveness and enhancing the social life of the people. Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu stated this while playing host to a delegation of actors and actresses who were led by Mr. Emmanuel Iwala, the Special Adviser on Talent Hunt to the Akwa Ibom State Governor. The commissioner noted that the state government, under the leadership of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa saw the need to develop an ultra modern film village situated at Anwai.…

Nigeria Movie Producers Laud Okowa Over Delta Film Village

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s quest to build a world class film village in Asaba, the state capital has received commendations from the Association of Movie Producers of Nigeria. The group who were on a courtesy call on the Governor at Government House Asaba, on Friday said they were in the state on their annual general meeting. President of the group, Ralph Nwadike in his remark said the movie producers were delighted with the world class film village being built in Asaba by the Delta State Government. He said Nollywood can…

Audition for Poetry Slam Holds at Ughelli, August 28th

UGHELLI/Nigeria: The first ever Poetry Slam organized in Delta State would be taking place at Ughelli in a bid to promote the art of poetry in the Niger Delta region and beyond. According to a press statement by Omoro Blessing, the Creative Director of ECHOES, the organizers of the Poetry Slam tagged: “ECHOES SLAM IT”, the event is promote creative writing and poetry that is gradually take a nosedive in the region. It disclosed that it’s agonizing to keep untold story inside of you, “There is no greater agony than…