CSC Releases 2020 Compulsory Promotion Examination Result

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Civil Service Commission said the result of the examination of officers on Salary Grade Level 05-10 in the State Civil Service who sat for the 2020 Compulsory Promotion Examination is out. A statement signed by the State Director of Information, Mr Dona Obuseh, advised all affected officers to check their results at the commission’s office, No. 6 Life and Power Christian Assembly Road, off Maryam Babandiga Way, Asaba. According to the statement, the affected officers should do the checking with effect from Monday, 21st September, 2020…

COVID-19: Delta Reopens Cinemas, Hotel Restaurants

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Government on Thursday announced the reopening of cinemas, film Houses, eatries and hotel restaurants as the state continues to flatten the COVID-19 curve. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu who stated this during a press conference in Asaba, said although cinemas and other hotel restaurants are now allowed to operate, they must operate at 50 percent of their capacity and ensure all COVID-19 preventive protocols as enshrined by the NCDC were observed. He warned that the state government will continue to monitor the operations of these…

Delta Local Govt, Primary School Retirees Protests, Bemoan Delay in Gratuities

By Nkechi Odumosor ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government and the State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa had been called to pay the benefits of Local Government/Primary School Retirees in the state, as the retired workers since 2014 had been deprived of the rights and savings due to the delay in processing and paying of service that had been diligently carried out. Making the demand in a protest, which was carried out by the aggrieved members of the Delta State Local Government/Primary School Teachers Contributory Retirees, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 in Asaba…

Delta Exco Approves N4 Billion for Construction of Floating Market

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Executive Council (Exco) has approved the sum of N4 billion for the construction of Ogheye Ultra Modern Concrete Floating Market project. Commissioner for Information in the state, Mr Charles Aniagwu made the disclosure in a post-Exco press briefing in Asaba on Wednesday. According to him, the market is huge and will require more than N4 billion to complete bearing its peculiar nature. He stated that the market located in Warri North Local Government Area will take more than N4 billion to complete because it is huge…

Delta Inaugurates 20 Agric Tractors, Warns Against Misuse

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government had inaugurated 20 tractors procured for agricultural productivity to enhance the food production in the state. The ceremony for the inauguration was carried out by the Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, in Asaba, with a warning that anyone who failed to do the right thing with the equipment would be brought to book. He stated that the tractors were procured to encourage citizens to go back to farming, and explained that equipment would be available to every farmer in need of them. According…

Death Forces DTSG Embarks On Removal of Illegal Structure in Govt Secretariat

ASABA/Nigeria: In its determination to eradicate criminality in the state, the Delta State Government has commenced the removal of illegal structures in Old Secretariat Complex along Summit Road, Asaba. According to the Director of Delta State Taskforce on Environment, who refused to identify her name, there was an issue in the Secretariat Complex wherein an administrative staff (name withheld) attached to the Ministry of Housing was murdered by one of the said illegal occupant. She stated that as a result of this, the Delta State Taskforce on Environment investigated and…

Okowa Administration Has Opened an Enabling Environment for Foreign and Local Investors, Says Otuaro

KWALE/Nigeria: The State Deputy Governor, Deacon Kingsley Otuaro has revealed that Delta is open to foreign and local investors as the enabling environment and support has been provided by the Okowa administration as part of deliberate effort to enhance development. The Deputy Governor who stated this at Ogbakgwu,   Ogume in Ndokwa West Local Government Area during an inspection tour to SEEPCO LNG plant , said “Delta State is open to prospective investors in the areas of agriculture, solid minerals, oil and gas, science and technology among others.” He stated that the…

Asaba Airport Reopens as Aero Resumes Flight Operations

ASABA/Nigeria: The Asaba International Airport resumed operations on Monday with the arrival of Aero Contractors flight from Abuja. The flight, which was a Q300 Dash 8 with registration No 5N – BJO, touched down at the Asaba airport at exactly 11.52am with Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, on board. Aniagwu, described the commencement of flight operations by Aero Contractors as one of the rewards of the development efforts of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. Aniagwu said the arrival of the airline was a testimony that the investment made by…

COVID-19: DTSG Adjust Time of Curfew

By Nkechi Odumosor ASABA/Nigeria: With calls for the review of the imposed curfew at the beginning of the Novel coronavirus Pandemic, which had become a source of extortion by the agencies of government empowered to enforce the lockdown to check the spread of the virus, the Delta State Government has adjusted the curfew which was earlier from 7:00pm to 6:30am to a new period of 10:00pm to 5:30am. In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Bar. Chiedu Ebie, it also stated that government has approved resumption of…