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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Nigeria ready to reopen its land borders to trade, says Finance minister

Nigeria ready to reopen its land borders to trade, says Finance minister

Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Nigeria’s finance Minister. By Reuters Staff ABUJA, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Nigeria is ready to reopen its land borders to trade for the first time in more than a year, the finance minister said on Wednesday. Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, closed its land borders in late 2019 in an effort to stamp out smuggling. Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed told journalists that the president would determine the date of reopening. (Reporting By Felix…

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Soccer world mourns as Argentina great Maradona dies aged 60

Soccer world mourns as Argentina great Maradona dies aged 60

>Late Diego Maradona. Diaego Maradona. By Nicolás Misculin, Cassandra Garrison BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Diego Maradona, widely regarded as one of the greatest soccer players of all time before drug and alcohol addiction marred his career, died on Wednesday at his home in Argentina after suffering a heart attack, his lawyer said. He was 60. Beloved in his homeland after leading Argentina to World Cup glory in 1986 and adored in Italy for taking Napoli…

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PRESS RELEASE – Focusing on Atiku won’t solve the problems Buhari, APC created for Nigeria

PRESS RELEASE – Focusing on Atiku won’t solve the problems Buhari, APC created for Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari, left, and Atiku Abubakar. By Paul Ibe The All Progressives Congress has validated the assumption that the major reason the condition of living has been deplorable under the Buhari administration is on account of the fact that the party focuses more on playing petty politics than in actual governance. It is preposterous that a political party which has spent the past five and half years launching humongous and unprecedented hardship on Nigerians…

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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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PRESS STATEMENT – Set up Truth Commission, PDP charges Buhari

PRESS STATEMENT – Set up Truth Commission, PDP charges Buhari

November 20, 2020 Press Statement EndSARS Killing: PDP Demands For National Truth Commission …Says Crime Against Humanity Going On In Nigeria The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) charges President Muhammadu Buhari to, without further delay, set up an independent national truth commission on the reported killing of peaceful protesters by security agencies as well as alleged recruiting of hoodlums by agents of government to disrupt the patriotic demonstration by Nigerian youths against police brutality in our…

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Nigeria to bar those who flout Covid-19 test rules from flying

Nigeria to bar those who flout Covid-19 test rules from flying

By Reuters Staff ABUJA, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Nigeria will bar passengers who fail to follow the country’s Covid-19 protocol from flying for six months, an official said on Monday. Passengers returning to Nigeria are currently required to test for Covid-19 both before they board return flights and seven days after they arrive. They also must pay for the tests in advance. Dr Sani Aliyu, coordinator of Nigeria’s Covid-19 task force, said 60% of those…

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