News - Delta State Governor

Governor Okowa Reshuffles Cabinet

1 week ago /
Nation 

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has effected a minor cabinet reshuffle relieving two commissioners of their portfolios while reassigning four others.

Okowa Wants Buhari To Stop Herdsmen Killings

4 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has told president Muhammadu to prevail on the Fulani herdsmen and stop the killings in some parts of the country. Speaking with reporters on Monday in Abuja, Okowa urged president Buhari to make a strong statement that will automatically put a stop to the killings. He said...

IBB Reacts To Atiku’s Defection, Expects Successful PDP Convention

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), has reacted to the defection of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).  The reaction comes three days after the former vice president announced that he was returning to the PDP, following his resignation from the All Progressives Congress (APC)...

Experts Ask Govt To Prioritise Funding For Treatment Of Spine Diseases

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Orthopedic Association (NOA) has made a special appeal to the government to prioritise funding for the treatment of degenerative spine disease. The association says it has become necessary as many Nigerians suffer from the disease. They made the appeal at a 2-day programme; its 40th annual general meeting and scientific...

Okowa Asks Residents To Sustain Peace In Delta

3 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...

CDS Assures Of Maritime Security

3 months ago /
Security 

Nigeria’s chief of Defence Staff, general Abayomi Olonisakin says the military remains committed to providing adequate security along the nation’s waterways with a view to boosting the country’s economy. General Olonisakin gave the assurance during the official inauguration of  locally constructed 20 gun boats for the Nigerian  navy for maritime crime patrol...

Delta Gov. Okowa Links Infrastructural Decay To Bad Governance

5 months ago /
Nation 

Delta state governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has attributed corruption in all sectors, weak public institutions, loyalty to primordial interests and widespread poverty to cause of governance deficit. Governor Okowa made this point while delivering a lecture in Ibadan on "good governance for wealth creation and sustainable development: experience and good lessons"...

Okowa Meets Kinsmen, Residents To Tackle Herdsmen Crisis

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has assured residents that his administration is committed to curbing the continuous havoc caused by the Fulani herdsmen across communities in the state. He confirmed that those involved in kidnapping, rape, robbery and other vices have been arrested and will soon be tried in appropriate...

PDP Scheduled To Hold A Non-Elective Convention On Saturday

6 months ago /
Politics 

Ahead of Saturday’s special non-elective national convention of the peoples democratic party, PDP, chairman of the convention planning committee and delta state governor, senator Ifeanyi Okowa has said the party is ready to organize a successful convention. Governor Okowa stated this on Thursday while inspecting the eagles square, venue for...

Anambra Church Shootings: Delta State Governor Condemn Attack

6 months ago /
Nation 

Delta state governor, senator Ifeanyi Okowa has condoled his Anambra state counterpart, Willie Obiano over Sunday’s church attack at St. Philips catholic church Ozubulu In Ekwusigo local government area of Anambra state.  The governor condemned in strong terms the attack by gunmen leading to the death of several worshippers. The governor expressed...

Okowa Asks Youths To Shun Cultism, Drug Abuse

8 months ago /
Nation 

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has called for urgent actions to save Nigerian youths from the adverse effects of cultism and drug abuse. The Governor made the call on Tuesday in Asaba when he received the Chairman, Delta State Chapter of the National Youths Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Comrade Kenneth Okorie,...

Quality Education Should Not Be Compromised, Says Okowa

8 months ago /
Nation 

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on government not to compromise on quality education for Nigerian youths. The governor stated this at separate town hall meetings organised for the people of Uvwie and Ughelli South local government areas of the state respectively. He noted that quality education laced with proper skills would...

Okowa Condemns Alleged Plan To Hijack Buhari’s Government

9 months ago /
Nation 

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has condemned alleged moves by some military personnel to remove the government of the day through a coup d’état. Okowa told newsmen on Sunday that any politician wooing the military to take over, is an enemy of the country. The governor spoke at the sideline of a...

Okowa Promises Prudent Management Of Public Funds

9 months ago /
Nation 

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has appealed to communities engaged in dispute over land to seek peaceful resolution of conflict. Governor Okowa made the call at a town hall meeting where he also assured the people of prudent management of public funds by his administration. He said contracts for the execution of...

Okowa Challenges Immigration On Accurate Data Of Expatriates

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has challenged the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) to provide accurate data of expatriates to check loss of revenue. The governor made the call when the Comptroller Immigration Services, Delta state Command, Mr. Baba Ali Zakari led officials of the agency to pay him a courtesy...

Niger-Delta Region: New Army Division Established To Improve Security

1 year ago /
Nation 

A new division of the Nigerian Army, Six Division, has been established in Port Harcourt to take care of the security issues in the Niger Delta region. The division is headed by Major General Kasimu Abdulkarim. The development was made known to reporters in Delta State after a meeting between the Governor...

Delta Former Governor, James Ibori Regains Freedom

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s former Delta State Governor, Chief James Ibori, has been released from prison after serving 13 years term in the UK. According to reports, Ibori was released a few minutes past noon following a a court order. Mr. Tony Elumenor, one of his aide was reported to have confirmed the release of...

PDP Will Win All States In 2019 Elections – Okowa

1 year ago /
Politics 

Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is set to win all the states of the federation in the 2019 general elections. He made the pronouncement at Owa, Ika north-east local government area of delta state while addressing PDP faithful after the local government congress in...

Delta State Governor’s wife encourages parents to embrace the nationwide immunization programme

1 year ago /
Health  Nation 

Wife of Delta state Governor, Dame Edith Okowa has urged parents particularly mothers to embrace the nationwide immunization of children in order to protect them from ailments likely to emanate from communicable and non-communicable diseases with tendencies of deforming their wards at tender ages. She said this during a visit to...

Delta State Governor meets new 15-yr old Obi of Ubuluku Kingdom

1 year ago /
Nation 

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has likened the emergence of the 15 year old royal majesty of Ubuluku Kingdom, Obi Chukwuka Agbogidi Akaeze the 1st to the saying "pain meets with joy". Governor Okowa who made this expression when he received the young Obi, his family members and Traditional Chiefs...


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