AfDB President: Reps Minority Caucus congratulates Adesina on re-election

AfDB President: Reps Minority Caucus congratulates Adesina on re-election

Mr. Akinwunmi Adesina. The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has congratulated former minister of agriculture, Dr. Akinwumni Adesina, on his reelection as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB) The lawmakers, in a statement by the Minority Leader of the House, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, on Thursday 27th August, 2020, described Adesina’s reelection as well-deserved, given his commitment and track record of performance as the President of the AfDB. “Indeed, as lawmakers, we are…

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Adim Elue felicitates Deltans on 29th anniversary, commends Okowa’s strides of positive growth

Adim Elue felicitates Deltans on 29th anniversary, commends Okowa’s strides of positive growth

Hon. Adim Elue. The Senior Special Assistant on political matters to Governor ifeanyi Okowa, Hon Adim Elue has congratulated the government and the good people of Delta State on the 29years anniversary celebration of the creation of the state. He said today, Thursday, August 27, 2020 in Asaba, while felicitating with Deltans on the occasion of the celebration of the 29years anniversary of the creation of the state, that Delta State is a land of…

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Be steadfast, Macaulay entreats Okowa, Deltans on state’s 27th anniversary

Be steadfast, Macaulay entreats Okowa, Deltans on state’s 27th anniversary

Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay. The Director general of Warri/Uvwie Development Agency and former Secretary to Delta State Government (SSG), Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay has felicitated with the State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa and Deltans on the 29th anniversary of the State creation. In a goodwill message to mark the occasion, Macaulay said that the state and the people have every reason to celebrate given where it was coming from and the challenges that have to be surmounted….

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Delta Fresh Vision calls on Deji Adeyanju not to dabble in an unfamiliar communal turf

Delta Fresh Vision calls on Deji Adeyanju not to dabble in an unfamiliar communal turf

By Fred Akpewe DELTA FRESH VISION watched with consternation the deployment of lies,propaganda and defeaning hate campaign against Prince Ned Nwoko,a Prince of Idumuje Ugboko clan in a Facebook live programme anchored by Deji Adeyanju,the covener of Concerned Nigeria Group on wednesday, the 26th of August,2020. There is no iota of truth whatsoever in the sponsored lies that Prince Ned sequestered Idumuje land. The 90 hectares of land in question was duly applied for to…

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PERSPECTIVE – Okowa and Delta Hawk initiative

PERSPECTIVE – Okowa and Delta Hawk initiative

Delta Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa. By Felix Ofou 26 August 2020 When Governors of South West Nigeria announced the setting up of a regional security outfit, known as Amotekun (Leopard), it seemed a long shot given the delicate nature of policing which is thought to be constitutionally the exclusive responsibility of the Federal Government. Many saw it as an attempt at foisting secession, or at best a move aimed at securing self determination; a part…

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GDP: Suspend request for foreign loans, financial experts urge FG

GDP: Suspend request for foreign loans, financial experts urge FG

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma Worried by the contraction in the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), financial experts on Monday called on the Federal Government to suspend its request for external loans. They spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, while reacting to the second quarter GDP figure released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). NBS had on Monday said that Nigeria’s GDP decreased by -6.10 per cent (year-on-year) in…

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Ejiofor speaks of Ewulu breadfruit plant marvel, says Delta going digital to boost tourism

Ejiofor speaks of Ewulu breadfruit plant marvel, says Delta going digital to boost tourism

Engr. Lawrence Ejiofor, Delta’s Commissioner for Culture and Tourism. As a way of overcoming restrictions occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic that have stalled activities in most Ministries and Departments, Delta State Government through the Directorate of Culture and Tourism is thinking outside the box and going digital. Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mr. Lawrence Ejiofor, an engineer, while playing host to journalists of the Indigenous Correspondent Chapel (ICC) of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),…

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HoReps Public Hearing: Federal University of Technology, Asaba establishment will curb militancy, vandalization, says Elumelu, as NUC gives nod to bill

HoReps Public Hearing: Federal University of Technology, Asaba establishment will curb militancy, vandalization, says Elumelu, as NUC gives nod to bill

Hon. Ndudi Elumelu at the public hearing of the bill to establish Delta the Federal University of Technology, Asaba. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu with stakeholders after the House of Reps puyblic hearing. The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu on Thursday said the Bill which seeks the establishment of a Federal University of Technology in Asaba Delta State, aside providing quality technical education for the youths, will also help to curb militancy,…

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Okowa approves appointment of Frank Whyte, Oteri as GMs of DBS Asaba, Warri

Okowa approves appointment of Frank Whyte, Oteri as GMs of DBS Asaba, Warri

Mr. Francis Osabohien and Mr. Malcolm Oteri (left). The Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has approved the appointment of Mr Francis Whyte Osabohien as the new General Manager of Delta Broadcasting Service, Asaba. The governor also approved the confirmation of the appointment of Mr Malcolm Nnamdi Oteri as the substantive General Manger of Delta Broadcasting Service, Warri. The boards of both parastatals have been directed to issue a letter of confirmation of appointment to…

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COVID-19: Air Peace resumes Asaba flight operation; Funkekeme, APC vice chairman, commend Okowa for efforts

COVID-19: Air Peace resumes Asaba flight operation; Funkekeme, APC vice chairman, commend Okowa for efforts

Senior Political Adviser to the Governor of Delta , Rt. Hon. Funkekeme Solomon (right) and the Special Project Director, Asaba Airport, Mr. Austin Ayemidejor(left) during the arrival of Air Peace Flight 5N-BUJ in Asaba Tuesday 18/8/20. PHOTO: JIBUNOR SAMUEL. Air Peace on Tuesday resumed its Lagos-Asaba-Lagos and Abuja-Asaba-Abuja flight operations, with a pledge to deliver the best flight experience to the travelling public on the routes. The Air Peace Boeing 737 with registration No. 5N–BUJ…

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