Okowa, Wife and Daughter Test Negative for COVID-19

Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, his wife, Edith and daughter have tested negative to COVID-19. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, made this known in a statement in Asaba on Tuesday, and said that other members of the First Family also tested negative to the virus. Ifeajika recalled that the governor and his wife tested positive to the virus on July 1 and went into isolation for necessary treatment. Their daughter had tested positive to the virus a few days earlier.…

Corruption Is Fighting Back at Me, says Akpabio

Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio ABUJA/Nigeria: The Honourable Minister for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio, has said that the events of the last few days at the National Assembly were a clear indication that corruption is fighting back at him. Senator Akpabio who was a former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and one-time Senate Minority Leader was speaking in reaction to allegations levelled against him by a former Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Joi Nunieh. He said he was being vilified for his determination…

COVID-19: Delta SSG Discharged From Isolation Centre

Mr Chiedu Ebie ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Government has announced that Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr Chiedu Ebie, has been discharged from the Isolation Centre in Asaba where he was being treated for COVID-19. According to Mr Olisa Ifeajika, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Ebie, who had been at the isolation centre for 21 days, was discharged on Sunday after testing negative for the virus. He said that the SSG’s discharge brought the number of discharged cases of the virus so far in the state to 583. Ifeajika…

WUEDA Delivering on its Mandate

Ongoing Works by Warri/Uvwie and Environs Special Area Development Agency By Stella Sanu Odika It is no longer news that the Warri/Uvwie and Environs Special Area Development Agency (WUEDA) is progressively delivering on its mandate to bring about the needed development as it’s currently embarking on numerous massive projects. The Agency which started off incipiently by creating a positive change in the environment through a  cleanup exercise, clearing off dirts in most areas especially the Median along NPA Expressway, Effurun Roundabout, DSC Roundabout and other adjoining areas truly gave the…

Asaba Storm Water Drainage Ready In 3 Months

Asaba Storm Water Drainage ASABA/Nigeria: The Okpanam storm water drainage project in Asaba channeling flood to “Iyi-Uku River’’ in Okotomi Quarters would be ready for inauguration within the next three months. Commissioner for Works, Chief James Augoye, disclosed this on Thursday while inspecting the project. Augoye, who was in company with his Information counterpart, Mr Charles Aniagwu, said that the 4.6km drain was a proactive measure taken by the state government to address the flooding from Okpanam to Shoprite area in Asaba, adding that so far, 2.9km had been completed…

Covid-19: Delta To Go Tough on Protocols Defaulters

Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu (left) and the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Olise Ifeajika, while briefing Journalists in Government House, Asaba. ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Government said on Wednesday that it would take stringent measures to ensure full compliance with prescribed protocols for averting the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known in a media briefing in Asaba. He said that some of the measures included establishment of more mobile courts to handle defaulters of the protocols and introduction of…

OSSAI TO OKOWA @ 61: The Achievements Are Monumental

Okowa and Ossai ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa celebrates his 61st birthday on Wednesday July 8, 2020, the Special Assistant to the Governor on Special Duties (Media)/Youth Ambassador, Ossai Ovie Success has described the governors Achievements as Monumental. Ossai stated this on Tuesday in a congratulatory message to the Governor on the occasion of his 61 birthday anniversary. According to Ossai, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in the past 5 years had transformed thousands of Delta Youths from ‘Job seekers to job creators’, Constructed and commissioned road projects across the…

COVID-19: Aniagwu, 21 others Discharged in Delta

Mr Charles Aniagwu ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta Government on Tuesday announced that the Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu and 21 other persons have been discharged from Isolation Centre in the state where they were being treated for COVID-19. Their discharge on Tuesday, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, said in a statement in Asaba, was effected after they tested negative for the virus following long periods of isolation and treatment. He said that Aniagwu and the 21 others were discharged from various treatment centres across the state,…

Newly Elected NBA Warri Chapter Chairman, Says the Body Will Speakout on Issues That Affects the Society

Chief Emmanuel Uti WARRI/Nigeria: The newly elected Chairman of Warri Branch of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Chief Emmanuel Uti has said, the association would continue to speak out on issues that affects the society. Uti stated that the NBA, Warri has a track record of speaking out on e He also spoke on how he emerged as the chairman of the branch, disclosing that it was hitch-free and that he was chosen based on the services he has rendered over the years. “I was returned unopposed as all members agreed that…

Okowa, Wife Test Positive to COVID-19

Mr and Mrs Ifeanyi Okowa ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, and wife, Edith, on Wednesday tested positive to COVID-19. The development is sequel to tests conducted on them after a few days of self-isolation, which they went into on Friday after one of their daughters tested positive to the virus. The two heads of the First Family in the state, according to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, are stable and have commenced necessary treatment, and further isolation. The governor thanked…