Okowa – Ogboru: Ochor hails Supreme Court verdict, says judgment is for a stronger, better, healthy Delta

Okowa – Ogboru: Ochor hails Supreme Court verdict, says judgment is for a stronger, better, healthy Delta

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. The Supreme Court judgment affirming the victory of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in the governorship elections has been described as victory for a stronger, better and healthy Delta. Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor speaking after the court judgment in Abuja, said that the eminent justices had only affirmed the decision of the people on the election Day, which was the victory of the PDP, and its…

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Supreme Court Verdict: Let’s be united for a Stronger Delta, Okowa urges Deltans

Supreme Court Verdict: Let’s be united for a Stronger Delta, Okowa urges Deltans

Governor Okowa, wife Edith at the thanksgiving service in Government House, Asaba. Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa today, Wednesday, December 8, 2020 called on Deltans to be more united following the re-affirmation of his victory at the polls by the Supreme Court which declared him as the duly elected Governor of Delta State. The governor made the call while savouring the pleasure of his Supreme Court victory at a thanksgiving service held at the…

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Pope in Christmas message preaches peace, defends migrants

Pope in Christmas message preaches peace, defends migrants

Pope Francis. Pope Francis urged the world to let the light of Christmas pierce the “darkness in human hearts” that leads to religious persecution, social injustice, armed conflicts and fear of migrants. In his “Urbi et Orbi” (to the city and the world) Christmas Day message, the 83-year-old pope called for peace in the Holy Land, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen, Iraq, Venezuela, Ukraine and several African countries caught up in conflicts. The common thread of his…

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PICTURES: Okowa celebrates with Chike Ogeah at daughter’s marriage in Asaba

PICTURES: Okowa celebrates with Chike Ogeah at daughter’s marriage in Asaba

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta congratulating Mr. & Mrs. Mayowa Awosemo at their wedding reception at the Asaba home of Ogbueshi Chike Ogeah, bride’s fathers in Asaba. Governor Okowa in a photograph with Chike Ogeah, the bride’s father, his wife Funke and his daughter former Miss Uchenna Ogeah and her husband Mayowa. Senior Political Adviser to the governor, Rt. Hon. Funkekeme Solomon, left, presenting a card to Mr.& Mrs. Mayowa Awosemo. PHOTOS: BRIPIN ENARUSAI

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Okowa salutes Wike on birthday

Okowa salutes Wike on birthday

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State. Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, on his birthday on Dec. 13. Okowa, who joined National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, wife of former Vice President, Mrs Titi Abubakar and other dignitaries at Rivers Government House to felicitate with Wike said the Rivers Governor was a committed party man, who did everything to expand the frontiers and influence of…

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Day of gaiety as Assembly Commission staffs rejoice with Ezinne Ada Kachikwu @ 70

Day of gaiety as Assembly Commission staffs rejoice with Ezinne Ada Kachikwu @ 70

Ezinne Barrister Chief Mrs. Josephine Ada Kachikwu. The Delta State House of Assembly Service Commission management and staff were in celebration mood and full of eulogies for their Chairman, Ezinne (Barr) Chief Mrs. Ada Kachikwu who turns 70 soon. At a well attended get-together in Asaba, organized by the staff of the commission, with prayers, speeches, lots of food and drinks, the Master of ceremony for the event, Comrade Emmanuel Osubor told the congregation that…

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Eddie Ugbomah, Joke Silva, others honoured with Movie Rock of Fame Award

Eddie Ugbomah, Joke Silva, others honoured with Movie Rock of Fame Award

By Joshua Olomu Late Nigerian movie legend Eddie Ugbomah and other practicing professionals, including veteran actress Joke Silva, have been honoured with the Movie Rock of Fame Award of the Nigerian film industry. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that they were recognised on Friday night at the closing ceremony and award night of the 2019 edition of the annual ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF) in Abuja. Ugbomah, known for his 1979 classic `The Rise and…

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Okowa condoles Timi Tonye over mother’s death

Okowa condoles Timi Tonye over mother’s death

Late Mama Idowu Timi. Delta Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed deep sadness on the passing of renowned trader, community and religious leader, Mrs Idowu Timi. Late Mrs Timi is mother of Dr. Timi Tonye, Consutltant on Education to Delta State Government and immediate past representative of Patani Constituency in Delta House of Assembly. The deceased, who hailed from Orouware Quarters, Patani, was married to late Pa Alari Timi of Asidemi Quarters, Abari, both in…

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Ofili at Ogidi-Gbegbeje’s inaugural lecture seeks revival of culture of hard work in civil service

Ofili at Ogidi-Gbegbeje’s inaugural lecture seeks revival of culture of hard work in civil service

Dr. Edwin Ogidi-Gbegbaje. Worried by the challenge posed by the relegation of hard work in the civil service, a call has been made for the revival of the culture in the service. Former Head of Service of Delta State, Sir Okey Ofili, MNI, made the call on Saturday, November 23, 2019 while delivering the Ogidi-Gbegbaje inaugural lecture series, put together by a committee of friends to commemorate the 55th birthday anniversary of the Permanent Secretary,…

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Maulud: Atiku congratulates Muslims, urges peaceful coexistence

Maulud: Atiku congratulates Muslims, urges peaceful coexistence

Atiku Abubakar. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar urges Muslims to use religion as a vehicle for the promotion of love, unity and understanding in the country. This was contained in his message to Muslims in the country to mark the Maulud celebration in remembrance of the birth of Prophet Muhammad. It was signed by Atiku’s Media Adviser, Mr. Paul Ibe. Atiku notes that religious tolerance is a prerequisite for stable and peaceful country and that…

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