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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My Message to Nigerian Youths on the 20th anniversary of International Youth Day, 2020, by Atiku Abubakar

My Message to Nigerian Youths on the 20th anniversary of International Youth Day, 2020, by Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar. I wish to felicitate with the youth across the globe on the 20th Anniversary of the International Youth Day celebration. I salute the Nigerian youth in particular for their commitment and perseverance towards the attainment of a greater Nigeria. The theme of this year’s celebration “Youth Engagement for Global Action” gives a critical picture of what the world perceives about the stake of young people globally. This global picture, which has been on…

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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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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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Oyakhilome to Buhari, African leaders: Bury your heads in shame for seeking medi-care, Covid-19 vaccines abroad

Oyakhilome to Buhari, African leaders: Bury your heads in shame for seeking medi-care, Covid-19 vaccines abroad

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome. Alfred Olufemi (Premium Times) President Muhammadu Buhari and other African leaders have been told to bury their heads in shame for depending on foreign countries for their health care, seeking Covid-19 vaccines abroad, and for borrowing money. Berating the African leaders, the General Overseer of Believers’ Love World aka Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome in a live broadcast to his congregation on Sunday, charged the leaders to wake up for the development…

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Asaba Airport set to resume operations

Asaba Airport set to resume operations

Mr. Austin Ayemidejor, conducting top officials of Delta State Government round the Asaba International Airport. Asaba International Airport in Delta is set to resume flight operations several months after it was shut down due to Coronavirus pandemic which paralysed business and socio-economic activities across the globe. Secretary to Delta State Government, Mr Chiedu Ebie, who gave the hint while inspecting the airport on Thursday ahead of the resumption of aviation operations expected to begin in…

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Okowa approves projects to end slum tag on Warri/Uvwie, environs, says Macaulay

Okowa approves projects to end slum tag on Warri/Uvwie, environs, says Macaulay

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. An end to the age old infrastructure decay and tag of slum on Warri/Uvwie and Environs will materialize soon with the approval of various projects by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. Director General of the warri’Uvwie and environs Special Area Development Agency (WUEDA), Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay who made this known at a press briefing in Warri to mark the first year anniversary of the inauguration of the Governing Board of the…

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