News - Delta State Government

Delta Govt Welcomes Libya Returnees, Promises Rehabilitation

1 week 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

6 months 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

7 months 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

10 months 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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...

Delta State: IDPs To Benefit From N2b Interest Free State Loan

3 years ago /
Nation  Niger Delta 

Delta State government has said it will  pay  N90 million  to offset the 9 percent interest rate  on  the Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN's) N2 billion micro, small and medium enterprises development loan to the state for disbursement to small and medium scale entrepreneurs. Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan who stated this on...

Delta State Flags Off 'Know Your Neighbour' Programme To Tackle Insecurity

3 years ago /
Security 

Delta state government has initiated a programme to respond to the rising insecurity in the country called ‘Know-Your-Neighbour’, the programme is designed to encourage communities to know residents close to them and new entrants into their communities.  

Delta State Benefitted Immensely From Partnership With Development Partners - Finance Commissioner

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Delta state government says the state has benefited immensely through its partnership with international development partners especially in areas of technical and financial support.  

UN to access performance of Delta state's economy

3 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta state says the just concluded preparatory workshop for the United Nations assessment of key sectors of the state economy is in furtherance of attaining the MDGs deadline.                                                  

NBA Warri chapter demand justice for assassinated colleagues

3 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria Bar Association, NBA Warri branch has called on the Inspector General of Police to fish out the killers of two of its members and bring them to book.

Delta state empowers physically challenged persons with N18.4 million

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Delta state government has disbursed the sum of N18.4 million to physically challenged persons in the state.

Delta State government responds to Dino Melaye’s allegation

3 years ago /
Nation 

Following allegations made by Dino Melaye’s Anti Corruption Network against the Delta state government on Tuesday concerning the alleged mismanagement of excess crude oil funds by the state between 2012 and 2013, the Delta state government, in the response has given an account of the funds in question. 

Delta State government allegedly spends N9 billion in two days

3 years ago /
Nation 

An anti-corruption group led by former House of Representatives member, Dino Melaye has called on relevant agencies to investigate the Delta State government over alleged misappropriation of public funds.

DELTA STATE GOVERNMENT TO ABOLISH SINGLE SEX SCHOOLS

3 years ago /
Education  Nation  Niger Delta 

Delta state government has abolished single education system in all its public schools with effect from the next academic calendar.


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