FEATURES – Fruits of Okowa’s job creation scheme

FEATURES – Fruits of Okowa’s job creation scheme

STEP and YAGEPreneurs in Delta during training. CHUKWUDI ABIANDU writes on the gains of the effort of the Delta State government to create jobs and keep the teaming youths busy and engaged. “Success starts when you are inspired to make the effort. Inspiration comes when you are motivated to be dissatisfied with things as they are. Inspirational dissatisfaction is therefore, the strongest single force in your success system that never fails” The foregoing sayings of…

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Tony Elumelu: Senate Committee Chairman Akinyelure, backtracks on N41bn Fraud Allegation

Tony Elumelu: Senate Committee Chairman Akinyelure, backtracks on N41bn Fraud Allegation

Dr. Tony Elumelu. The Senate Committee Chairman on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has denied media publication reporting it to have indicted the Chairman of the UBA Group, Dr. Tony Elumelu, over a N41 billion allegation fraud. This followed a clarification by the Senate Committee in which it distanced the person of Dr. Elumelu from the alleged fraud and claimed that its position on the matter was misinterpreted. The document entitled “Clarification of Allegations of…

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Justify confidence reposed in you, Okowa charges new advisers

Justify confidence reposed in you, Okowa charges new advisers

Special Advisers, Mr Emmanuel Ogidi (left), and Hon. Akpodiogaga Emeyese taking the oath of office in Government House, Asaba. PHOTO: JIBUNOR SAMUEL. Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has charged political appointees to bring innovative ideas and strategies to bear in the discharge of their duties, to justify their appointments. He made the call while swearing in two new Special Advisers in Asaba. The new advisers are the immediate past National Vice-Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party…

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Prudent fiscal planning key to project delivery in Delta, says Okowa

Prudent fiscal planning key to project delivery in Delta, says Okowa

Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa (middle); Commissioner for Works, Chief James Augoye (left) and the Site Engineer, He Shuhong, during the Governor’s inspection of the on-going construction on the Ughelli/Asaba (Sector C) road Dualisation Project. PHOTO: JIBUNOR SAMUEL. Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that in spite of effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on global economies, his administration had continued with projects delivery in the state due to prudent fiscal planning and discipline. Okowa…

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COVID-19 battle needs collective effort for victory, says Okowa

COVID-19 battle needs collective effort for victory, says Okowa

Delta Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa (right) receiving, the three ambulances donated by BUA Foundation. PHOTO: JIBUNOR SAMUEL. Governor of Delta, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, says collective efforts is what is needed to check the spread of COVID-19 in the state and the country. He made the call in Asaba on Monday while receiving three ambulances donated to the state government by Bua Group to support the state’s effort at curtailing the virus, and stressed that defeating…

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Ofou congratulates Esiso, Osuoza, Odior on re-election as PDP EXCO members

Ofou congratulates Esiso, Osuoza, Odior on re-election as PDP EXCO members

Olorogun Kingsley Esiso, re-elected Delta PDP chairman. Comrade Felix Ofou. The Chairman, Board of Directors, Delta Broadcasting Service, Asaba, Comrade Felix Ofou, has felicitated with Barrister Kingsley Esiso on his re-election as State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at the just concluded Congress of the party held in Asaba. Comrade Ofou said Esiso’s return to the position of State Chairman meant he served well in the immediate past Executive Committee, having led the…

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Idumuje-Ugboko: CUPP slams Channels’ Talk-show, says it’s a rehearsed cocktail of lies, propaganda, calumny

Idumuje-Ugboko: CUPP slams Channels’ Talk-show, says it’s a rehearsed cocktail of lies, propaganda, calumny

Idumuje-Ugboko traditional stool. The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) in Delta State has slammed the programme that featured on the Sunrise Daily on Channels Television of August 8, 2020 in what it called a sponsored and well choreographed talk-show involving three guests from Idumuje-Ugboko Kingdom. CUPP in a statement signed by Mr. Fred Akpewe, Leader, Prince Henry Eze (JP), Secretary and Comrade Emeka Bidokwu, publicity secretary, described the Channels Television event as a “rehearsed…

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Polity: Macaulay advocates equity, justice as elixir for peace

Polity: Macaulay advocates equity, justice as elixir for peace

Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay. A former Secretary to the Delta State Government (SSG), Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay has charged leaders at all levels of governance to ensure fairness, equity and justice in the allocation of resources, infrastructures and facilities. Macaulay who gave the charge at a Peace Advocacy workshop in Ozoro, headquarters of Isoko North Local Government Area of the state, posited that it was a major way to guarantee conformity and peace in the society. According…

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Imegwu calls for update of Ndokwa oil quantum

Imegwu calls for update of Ndokwa oil quantum

Rt. Hon. Olise Imegwu. By Edafe Ejohwemu A former speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Dr Olisa Imegwu has called for the update of the oil production quantum of Ndokwa nation. He stated this at his residence when a body called Concerned Ndokwa East Youth Development Union paid him a courtesy call at Aboh. Hon imegu said that Ndokwa nation was ranked fifth in oil production quantum in 2008 and has…

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PERSPECTIVE -Prof Demas Nwoko, Chief Chris Biose and the issue of selective judgment

PERSPECTIVE -Prof Demas Nwoko, Chief Chris Biose and the issue of selective judgment

Idumuje-Ugboko kingship stool. Mr. Zik Zulu Okafor. By Zik Zulu Okafor I am familiar with the glowing tales about Prof Demas Nwoko as a trojan of his architectural calling. I adore his avant-garde concept of architecture and the Africanness he brought to bear on it. His designs, for me, epitomise creative Nigeriana, the genii of his generation. And the sheer visage of his physical cut in those bohemian costumes in the days of yore told…

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