Category: General

October 13, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has said selfless service is of essence to every political office holder. Okowa stated this on Sunday at the First Baptist church, Eku, during a thanksgiving service at the instance of Chief Arthur Akpowowo, who is the State Commissioner for Urban Renewal. He said the essence of holding political…

October 13, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Saturday, October 12, 2019 will remain a special day for a long time to come for widows in Issele – Uku and the environs. On that day of the Lord, the Founder, Divine Faith Evangelical Mission, Agbor, in Ika south local government area, Prophet Joseph Igbodo, visited the widows with various items, including bags of…

October 12, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Saturday challenged graduates of tertiary institutions in the country to pursue entrepreneurship rather than expect to find non existing white collar jobs. The Governor gave the charge at the 2nd Combined Convocation of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi Uku.  He noted that though the society and education prepared…

October 11, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Director General, Delts State Bureau of Orientation, Barrister Eugene Uzum, has said technical education is key to the fight against unemployment in the country. Barrister Uzum made the assertion when he led some principal officers of the Bureau on a courtesy visit to the Ministry of Vocational and Technical Education in Asaba. He maintained that…

October 11, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has advocated strong collaboration among the three tiers of government in the fight against poverty in the country. He made the call on Friday in Asaba at the opening of the 18th Joint Planning Board and National Council on Development Planning meeting, with the theme : State…

October 11, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

‘Unconfirmed’ reports have it that President Muhammadu Buhari will be taking a new wife on Friday (today) October 11, 2019.  According to the reports, President Buhari will be getting married to Sadia Umar Farouq, who is the current Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development. The 45 year old lady was Federal Commissioner,…

October 10, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

The Public Accounts Committee of the Delta State House of Assembly has stressed the need for transparency and accountability in the management of public funds. The Chairman of the Committee, Honourable Anthony Elekeokori, who stated this at the inaugural meeting of the committee at the Assembly Complex in Asaba, said probity must be the watchword,…

October 10, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

The Delta State House of Assembly Committee on Environment, Oil and Gas has stressed the need for oil companies operating in the state and their host communities to always adhere strictly to terms of agreement. Speaking in Asaba, the Chairman of the Committee, Honourable Pullah Ekpotuayerin, identified non or partial implementation of Memoranda of Understanding…

October 10, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

BY SUNNY A. DAVID A fully loaded luxury bus belonging to Young Shall Grow Motors commuting passengers from Enugu to Lagos, caught fire earlier Thursday at the Igbariam axis of the Enugu-Onitsha express way. According to some of the passengers who spoke to newsmen, the fire started from an overheated tyre. They narrated how the…

October 10, 2019 Frederick Odu 2 comments

The Chairman, Delta State Waste Management Board, Honourable Emmanuel Chinye, has called on Deltans to seek better ways of managing their waste rather than block the drains and natural water ways. Honourable Chinye made the call in Asaba while reacting to complaints on inappropriate disposal of refuse by some residents of Asaba He said the…

October 9, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged the Church to engage more in soul-winning programmes in order to produce change agents in the society. The Governor made the call on Wednesday in Asaba when the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministry, Apostle Johnson Suleiman, visited him. He said the world was witnessing challenges, prompting…