• Ifeanyi Okowa
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    Delta State Executive Council (EXCO) on Thursday approved a budget size of N469.4 billion for the 2022 fiscal year. The Exco meeting was presided over by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. The Commissioner for Economic Planning, Dr. Barry Pere-Gbe who disclosed this in a post Exco press briefing at Government House, Asaba, said the approval was in ...
  • Delta at 30
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    September 10, 2021 On August 29, Delta joined 11 other states to mark their 30th anniversary since creation by the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida (Rtd) on the same day in 1991. Delta Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa seized the opportunity to score the Bull’s Eye. He rolled out the drums to honour 18 Deltans, ...
  • Okowa and Ukah
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    August 7, 2021 Delta Governor, Dr lfeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, said loyalty and capacity earned Chief Patrick Ukah appointment as Secretary to the State Government (SSG). Okowa disclosed this at a civic reception organised in honour of Chief Ukah by his Okpanam community in Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state. He said that ...
  • Ifeanyi Okowa
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    July 31, 2021 Delta Government on Friday said it has proposed a total sum of N425 billion as the appropriation for year 2022, indicating that the budget would soon be transmitted to the State House of Assembly. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, flanked by his counterparts in Economic Planning, Mr Barry Gbe, ...
  • Governor Okowa listens
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    July 21, 2021 Governor Okowa’s six years looks like six decades to some of us who had been around in the state. What he has achieved in six years is what would have taken some other leaders six decades to achieve. He built schools including technical colleges as we used to know them of old; ...
  • JUSUN
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    June 15, 2021 The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Delta chapter, has directed all its members across the state to resume work immediately. This is contained in a statement jointly signed by the Delta JUSUN chairman, Mr Augustine Chiegine, and the Assistant Secretary, Mr Kenny Ukoru, on Tuesday in Asaba. The union explained that ...
  • committee investigating
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    The Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris, has said the £4.2 million looted by a former Governor of Delta State, James Onanefe Ibori, which was recently repatriated to Nigeria from the United Kingdom has been returned to the state. AGF Idris disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday when he appeared before the House ...
  • Ifeanyi Okowa
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    MAY 18, 2021 A reliable insider said the dissolution would give the governor the opportunity to appoint only loyal persons not two-face appointees “who work for the governor at day but work for his political foes at night.” The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday dissolved his cabinet barely 11 days to his sixth ...
  • Gully erosion in Delta, Rivers communities
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    By Razak Owolabi, May 16, 2021 “Over the past five years, the gully erosion, which is over 20 feet deep, swallowed over 15 buildings and rendered hundreds of families homeless.’’ Some communities in parts of the South-South zone of Nigeria have decried the perennial economic and human loses arising through the devastating effects of gully ...
  • Team Delta
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    Delta picked their first gold medal at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) tagged “Edo 2020” on Sunday, after winning in the 80km road race for women. The gold medal came through the effort of Ese Ukpeseraye who prevailed over 12 other cyclists to pick the first gold medal at the 20th NSF. Ahead ...