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…

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October 8, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

BY SUNNY A. DAVID The rich culture of Obosi kingdom in Anambra state received a boost as sons and daughters of Obosi gathered to celebrate the 2019 annual Obiora festival to mark the beginning of the New Yam harvest with their Traditional Ruler, Igwe Chidubem Iweka. The event, held at Afor Adike square Obosi, was…

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October 7, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

The Delta State Bureau of Orientation has been urged to raise the awareness of Deltans about the activities of government as a way of advancing political development in the state. The Senior Political Adviser to the Governor of Delta state, Honourable Funkekeme Solomon, made the call on Monday in Asaba when the Director General of…

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October 6, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

The 99 day intense drama and suspense that trailed the fourth edition of the Big Brother Naija reality show came to a close on Sunday with Mercy winning the Star Prize. She will take home N60million worth of prizes, including a brand new Innoson SUV worth N25million, plus an all-expenses-paid trip for two to an…

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October 6, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for respect for the traditional institution, describing monarchs as symbols of Africa’s pride. He made the call on Saturday at Isiokolo, Ethiope East Local Government Area, while commissioning an Ultra-Modern Palace of the Ovie of Agbon Kingdom, Ogunrimerime, Ukori 1. The Governor said respect for traditional…

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October 5, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

By Jerry Onwuma The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Health monitoring, Dr. Michael Nwoko, has said the October 31 deadline given private Hospitals and Clinics in Delta State to validate their registration with the State Ministry of Health remains sacrosanct. He called on operators of private health facilities in the state to…

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October 5, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

BY SUNNY A. DAVID Kenya’s Bernard Sang, 39, and Esther Chesand, 25, have won the male and female categories of the maiden Onitsha City Marathon held in Onitsha, Anambra on Saturday. Sand won with 1.4:44seca. Emmanuel Pam and Fadekemi Olude from Plateau came tops as Male and Female Champions of the Nigerian Nationality category in…

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October 5, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has claimed that kidnappers are now collaborating with some elements of Boko Haram to abduct people for ransom. El-Rufai stated this on Friday, while addressing State House correspondents, after gunmen abducted six schoolgirls and two staff members from Engravers College, Sabo, Chikun Local Government Area of  Kaduna.state.  The Governor confirmed…

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October 4, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Special Adviser to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state on Environment and Marine Transportation, Honourable Daniel Yingi, has called for greater concern for environmental sanitation in Delta State. Honourable Yingi, in his remarks while playing host to the Delta State Chapter of Environmental Health Officers Association of Nigeria in his office in Asaba, said there…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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October 2, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

The Delta State Chapter of the Auchi Polytechnic Mass Communication Class ’93 has honored one of their own and State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, with an award in recognition of his contribution to the growth of the alumni body. The award was presented to the Commissioner in his office in Asaba by the…

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October 2, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

By Frank lroro The Senior Special Assistant to Delta State Governor on Health Monitoring, Dr. Michael Nwoko, has urged the people of Delta State to continue to pray and be committed to maintaining the peace and unity in the state and Nigeria.  The SSA, in a message on Nigeria’s Independence anniversary, expressed optimism that the…

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October 2, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Former member of the House of Representatives, Honourable Ned Nwoko, says dedication to nationhood is  the pathway to a prosperous Nigeria. Reflecting on the 59th independence anniversary of Nigeria, Prince Nwoko, in a goodwill message, declared that patriotism followed by hard work, sacrifice and attitude of honour were the ideals vital to the survival and…

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