Category: Politics

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 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 8, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

As Federal Government contemplates the reintroduction of toll gates on highways across the country, Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on the federal government to handover the projects to credible companies with the capacity for regular maintenance of roads. .The Governor, who made the call on Tuesday in Asaba at the quarterly media…

October 4, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

BY SUNNY A. DAVID Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has appealed to the federal government to refund his state  N10billion spent on the rehabilitation of Federal roads. He said his 2020 budget proposal of N137bn would be partly funded with the money, which he hoped the Federal Government would reimburse his state soon. Governor…

October 4, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Isoko south constituency two representative in the Delta State House of Assembly, Honourable Ferguson Onwo, has spoken against gender imbalance in the polity. Honourable Onwo, while playing host to a delegation of Olomoro Gallant Women Association during a courtesy visit at the Delta State House of Assembly Complex in Asaba, promised to remain gender friendly…

October 3, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

The Delta State Government  has approved the sum of N381m for the 2018/2019 bursary scheme for students of the state origin in higher institutions. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting on Wednesday  in Asaba. Aniagwu, who was joined by the…

October 1, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

As Nigerians mark the 59th anniversary of their nation’s Independence, Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on citizens to eschew divisive tendencies and unite to rebuild the nation. The Governor made the call in a goodwill message to Nigerians, especially Deltans, on the anniversary, through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifejika. He…

September 27, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

The member representing Isoko South Constituency Two in the Delta State House of Assembly, Honourable  Ferguson Onwo, has promised greater commitment to attracting more dividends of democracy to communities in the Constituency. Honourable Onwo made the promise when he played host to the executive and leaders of People’s Democratic Party, PDP Ward Seven, Igbide, at…

September 27, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Delta State Government has reaffirmed its resolve to partner strategic media organisations for the propagation of its Stronger Delta vision. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, gave the assurance in Asaba when he received the management of The Guardian Group led by its Chief Executive Officer, Dr Habeeb Quadri, on a visit. Aniagwu…

September 24, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged political office holders to be committed to actualising his administration’s Stronger Delta agenda. The Governor made the call on Tuesday while swearing in a Special Adviser, Chief Emuobo Gbagi and inaugurating five boards of different parastatals and agencies in Asaba. He said all government functionaries should…