Okowa Urges Christians in politics to impact lives positively

Okowa Urges Christians in politics to impact lives positively

Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (middle), the Archbishop, Bendel Province, Most Rev. Cyril Odutemu (left), and the President, Council of Knights, Ughelli Diocese, Sir Vincent Orhiunu, at the 22nd Joint Council of Knights Bi-annual Delegates Conference in Ughelli, Delta State. PHOTO: Saturday 28/11/20. BRIPIN ENARUSAI. Delta governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has called on Christians in politics to always strive to affect lives positively, especially the poor and vulnerable in the society. Governor Okowa…

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Gender based violence: Mrs Okowa slams fathers who defile daughters, says it’s demonic

Gender based violence: Mrs Okowa slams fathers who defile daughters, says it’s demonic

The wife of the Delta State Governor and founder O5 initiative Dame Edith Okowa, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Mr. Peter Mrakpor, the commissioner for women Affairs, Mrs. Flora Alanta and members of coalitions of Non Governmental Organization during their visit to her office to mark the international day to stop violence against women in Government House Asaba PHOTO : NORBERT AMEDE. Wife of the governor of Delta state, Dame Edith Okowa, has…

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Okowa decries oil firms’ neglect of host communities as youths flay divide and rule tactics of firms

Okowa decries oil firms’ neglect of host communities as youths flay divide and rule tactics of firms

Governor Okowa (7th right) the Executive Assistant to the Governor on Youth development Hon. Nnamdi Ezechi, (5th right) and other youths of Ndokwa nation during a visit to the Governor in Asaba. Wednesday 25/11/20. Delta Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed concern over the non-implementation of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) by some oil companies operating in the state. The governor made the displeasure when he received the Youths of Ndokwa nation in the state led…

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Reps Minority Leader, Elumelu, hails Atiku Abubakar at 74

Reps Minority Leader, Elumelu, hails Atiku Abubakar at 74

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, right, with Hon. Ndudi Elumelu. The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has congratulated former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on the occasion of his 74th birthday anniversary. In a statement on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Hon. Elumelu described Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as an extraordinary personality, a courageous leader and untiring patriot, whose sacrifices and dedication towards the unity, stability and development of Nigeria are valued across all…

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South-South leaders tackle FG, demand restructuring, true federalism, state police

South-South leaders tackle FG, demand restructuring, true federalism, state police

Representative of the President,and Chief of Staff to the President , Amb.Ibrahim Gambari (3rd right); Deputy Senate President of the Nigeria Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege (middle); Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (right); his River State counterpart, Nyesom Wike , (2nd right); Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu (3rd left); Director General of the State Security Service, Yusuf Magaji (2nd left) and Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, during the meeting of the Presidential delegation with…

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Motorists, keke riders bemoan closure of Okere Road, Warri

Motorists, keke riders bemoan closure of Okere Road, Warri

By Ambrose Ologide Some motorists and commercial tricycle (keke) riders have bemoaned the perpetual closure of Okere Road, Warri where the Nigerian Correctional Centre is located. The road is a major link between the western and eastern parts of Warri, the commercial nerve centre of Delta State and one of the few motorable roads in Warri metropolis. This important road was closed down on both sides since the #EndSARS protest and has been closed till…

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Nigeria Police commiserates with family of slain Cpl Stanley Etaga

Nigeria Police commiserates with family of slain Cpl Stanley Etaga

By Christian Ogoh A high-powered delegation of the inspector General of Police (IGP), led by CP Abutu Yaro in charge of operations at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, during the weekend paid a fact-finding visit to the family of late Cpl. Stanley Etaga in Ughelli, Ughelli South Local Government Area. Speaking, CP. Yaro conveyed the heartfelt condolences of the IGP to the family of late Cpl. Stanley Etaga who was killed by protesting youths at Otovwodo…

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Petrol price hike: Consumers chide labour leaders over poor response

Petrol price hike: Consumers chide labour leaders over poor response

By Ambrose Ologide Some concerned consumers in Uvwie and Warri Local Government Areas have condemned Nigerian labour leaders over their poor response to the incessant hike in pump price and other issues affecting Nigerian workers and the masses. They made the condemnation in an interaction with our correspondent while reacting to the planned meeting of Sunday, November 22, 2020 between the Federal Government of Nigeriaand the Nigerian Labour leaders over the recent increase in pump…

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13% Derivation: Okowa not against communities’ agitation, says Ifeajika

13% Derivation: Okowa not against communities’ agitation, says Ifeajika

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta is not in any way against the clamour by oil-bearing communities to be given funds directly from the 13 per cent Derivation Fund, according to Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Chief Press Secretary to the governor. He said that contrary to the reasoning and issues being canvassed by some groups and the slant adopted by a section of the media on the issue, Okowa wished that…

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Delta Govt sets up persons with disabilities in vocational skills; get starter packs

Delta Govt sets up persons with disabilities in vocational skills; get starter packs

Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh Persons with disabilities (PwDs) enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) have received starter packs to begin and run their own enterprises. The PwDs, 16 in number, are part of the 25 PwDs who benefitted from the STEP programme in the 2019/2020 cycle and have undergone vocational training in catering and confectionery; hairdressing, makeover and braiding; shoemaking; PoP, and ICT. Their counterparts in…

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