News - Delta State Governor

Okowa Asks Youths To Shun Cultism, Drug Abuse

6 hours 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

3 days 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 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

6 months 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

6 months 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...

Nigeria, paying the prize for youth’s non-involvement in policies – Governor Okowa

1 year ago /
Gender and Youth Development  Nation 

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa says Nigeria is now paying the prize of not taking its youths along in its policies and programmes. Governor Okowa who said this while playing host to a delegation from Umutu community in Ukwuani council area of the state, says the error has cost the nation...

Governor Okowa to partner with communities to promote investment

1 year ago /
Nation  Niger Delta 

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has promised to partner communities and ethnic unions to help promote investment friendly environment and thereby create more employment opportunities. Speaking when the President General, Urhobo Progressive Union, Chief Gabriel Ofotukun and members of his executive committee paid him a courtesy visit in Asaba, Governor...

Supreme Court upholds Delta, Oyo, Yobe governorship elections

1 year ago /
Nation  Politics 

  The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Ifeanyi Okowa as Governor of Delta state. The apex court, in a lead judgment by Justice Musa Muhammad, dismissed two separate appeals lodged against Okowa by candidates of the Labour Party, LP, Chief Great Ogboru and that of All Progressives Congress, APC, Olorogun O’ tega...

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...

Governor Okowa visits Obi’s Palace over Ofulue’s death

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has commiserated with the people of Ubulu-Uku in Delta State over the death of their king, Obi Ofulue iii in the hands of his abductors in Aniocha local government area of Delta state. Accompanied by top government functionaries to the Obi’s palace, Governor Okowa who...

Delta State Governor signs N267b budget into law

1 year ago /
Nation 

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has signed an appropriation bill of N267 billion into law with an assurance that projected Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) would drive the implementation of the budget. The Speaker of the Delta state House of Assembly, Rt. hon. Monday Igbuya accompanied by the Deputy Speaker,...

FG to recover $750m Abacha loot soon – AGF

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Tuesday said the Federal Government will soon recover an additional $750 million kept in foreign banks  by the late Head of State, Gen Sani Abacha. Malami, who spoke during an interactive session with the House of Representatives...

 

Delta state Commissions Sickle Cell Clinic

1 year ago /
Health 

Succour has finally come the way of Deltans suffering from the sickle cell anaemia following the commissioning of sickle cell clinic at the central hospital, Agbor. The clinic, which is a part of the 05 initiative programme of wife of the delta state governor, Dame Edith Okowa, focuses on the effective...

Okowa Appeals To Churches To Sponsor Poor On Pilgrimage

1 year ago /
Nation 

Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa is appealing to churches to prevail on wealthy members to sponsor the poor on pilgrimage to the holy land. Governor Okowa who made the appeal while receiving the Nigerian Christians pilgrims commission at government house, Asaba, said the practice will positively impact the church and the...


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