News - Delta State Government

Gov Okowa Harps On Professionalism

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Delta state government says about 35-40 percent of the state’s capital budget is domiciled in the ministry of works. This it says is due to the fact that one of the cardinal programmes of governor Okowa’s is urban renewal.

782 Persons Benefit From Delta Rice And Fish Farming

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Delta state government says it has moved agriculture to another level through its “YAGEP” programme as over 782 persons including the physically challenged are benefiting from the state governments rice and fish farming

Enugu Trains Teachers On ICT

1 month ago /
Education 

 A two-day ICT training programme for teachers in Enugu State, South East Nigeria has opened at the state capital, Enugu.

Subject Yourself To Primaries, Delta State Government Challenges Uduaghan

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Delta state government has challenged Former Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan, who recently defected to the all progressives to tell the world the legacy projects he claims to have left behind.

Delta State Takes Its Engineers Back To Classroom Over Failed Roads

1 month ago /
Nation 

In its bid to confront challenges of substandard roads and failed projects in the niger delta region, delta state government has organized a two-day training workshop for civil engineers in the state’s ministry of works.

LG Chairmen Hail Okowa’s Healthcare Strides

3 months ago /
Health 

The Delta State Government in South South Nigeria has been hailed for the provision of affordable primary healthcare to the people in rural communities across the state.

Delta State Adopts Measures To Check Outbreak Of Lassa Fever

6 months ago /
Nation 

Delta State Government says it has effectively contained the Lassa fever outbreak as the state has no fresh cases and no one presently under surveillance.

Delta State Government Embraces International Best Practices In Budget Preparation

6 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Delta state government under Governor Okowa says it has adopted international best practices in budget preparation process and has prepared three editions of the fiscal strategy paper, in line with the fiscal responsibility law.

How We’ll Defeat APC In 2019 – PDP Chairman

8 months ago /
Politics 

Political parties in Nigeria have begun to map out strategies on how to win the Presidency and other key positions across the country in 2019. While many described 2018 as a year of increased activities in the political sphere, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has outlined some of its plans...

Delta Govt Welcomes Libya Returnees, Promises Rehabilitation

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Delta State Government has made the commitment to rehabilitate Nigerian returnees from Libya. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa confirmed this in a ceremony organized to formally welcome them back home after they arrived Port-Harcourt from Libya last week Saturday. The first batch with 80 of them in number arrived Delta State same day...

Okowa Asks Residents To Sustain Peace In Delta

11 months ago /
Nation 

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has appealed to the people of the state (Deltans) to maintain the existing peace in the state. The governor said this on Thursday during an interview with reporters in Asaba shortly after a closed-door security meeting with security chiefs in the state. “Peace has returned to...

Delta Govt Begins Construction On Bad Roads

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Delta State Government is set to leverage on the fast approaching dry season to ensure the speedy completion of some of the ongoing federal road construction and rehabilitation projects embarked upon by the current administration. Flanked by his Ministry of Information counterpart, Mr Patrick Ukah, the Delta State Commissioner for...

Delta Govt Begins ‘Operation Remedy’ To Manage Outdoor Adverts

11 months ago /
Nation 

In order to explore opportunities in Outdoor Advertising and increase its revenue base, the Delta State government has flagged off ‘Operation Remedy’. The initiative according to the Managing Director of the Delta State Signage and Advertising Agency, Mr Kenneth Onyemaka is aimed at controlling, regulating, monitoring, and inspecting all outdoor structures...

Niger Delta Unveils Development Plan

1 year ago /
Niger Delta 

The minister of Niger Delta affairs, Usani Usani says it now has a workable 6 months strategy to ensure peace and development in the Niger Delta region. Usani who stated this in Abuja on Tuesday while unveiling the draft work plan to guide peace and development in the Niger delta said the planned strategy...

Delta Govt To Shut Down Airport For Repairs

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Delta State Government has announced that it would soon shut down the Asaba Airport for repairs in order to meet up the requirements of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Agency (NCAA). Governor Ifeanyi Okowa said major repairs would be carried out at the B Section of the airport, while repairs on...

Ogbemudia: Delta State Declares 3 Days Mourning

1 year ago /
Nation 

Delta State Government has declared a three-day mourning in honour of late Dr Samuel Ogbemudia, who died on Thursday at 84. A statement by the Director of Information in the state, Mr Paul Osahon, in Asaba on Monday, said that Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa directed that the mourning should commence on Monday...

Delta State Government Pays N530m For NEWMAP Projects

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Delta State government says it has paid the sum of 30 million Naira as start-up fund and 500 million Naira counterpart fund for the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), in order to eradicate erosion-related disasters in the state. This was disclosed by the State Commissioner for Environment, John...

Delta State Government To Build Monorail In Asaba

2 years ago /
Nation  Transport  

The Delta State Government has held talks with a consultant to carry out a feasibility study on Monorail Transit System in Asaba, the capital of the state. The government while doing so also restated its resolve to sell the Independent Power Plant, IPP, project in Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area...

Delta State organizes ICT training for unemployed youths for gainful employment

2 years ago /
Education  Nation 

Delta state Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa wants unemployed youths in the country to tap into the over 1000 online jobs that are available daily. Governor Okowa made the call while declaring open a 2 day online digital workshop for 2000 unemployed youths of Delta origin.  He believes this will provide the youths...

NYSC to conduct quarterly orientation courses

2 years ago /
Nation 

Director General of the National Youth Service Corp, NYSC, Brig-Gen. Johnson Olawumi, said that the scheme would soon conduct its orientation course for prospective corps members on a quarterly basis to accommodate the increasing number of graduates being turned out by accredited institutions for the scheme. Olawumi, who disclosed this in...


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