Breaking: Delta House Of Assembly Screens, Confirms Commisioner Nominee As Members Of State Executive Council

  The State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed the eight nominees forwarded to the House by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for appointment as Commissioners and members of the State Executive Council.  The screening of the nominees followed a motion moved by the Majority Leader Honorable Tim Owhefere seconded by the Chief Whip and member representing Oshimili North Constituency, Honourable Pat Ajudua and adopted at Thursday’s   plenary presided over by the Speaker, Rt Hon  Sheriff Oborevwori.  First to be screened were the Honourable Basil Ganagana who is a former…

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Okowa Commends Delta NAWOJ

The Delta State Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has commended members of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists NAWOJ,  Delta State Chapter for their passion in driving human oriented  programmes.  Governor Okowa made the commendation during an audience with leaders of the Association, led by its Chairman, Comrade Pat Gbemudu.The event was held at the Conference room,  Government House Asaba, Delta State.  The Governor who frowned at the indiscriminate dumping of refuse along the streets and kerbs by residents in spite of the existence of Public Private waste collectors, lauded Delta…

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Residents of Gbanraun kingdom Decry Poor State Of Living Condition, High Mortality Rate

….Demands for the release of 3.6bn reclamation and shore protection contract domicile into the national ecological fund account, Federal Ministry of Environment 38-yrs after  …No health centre, road, schools, pipe-borne water, electricity, network services  Residents of Gbanraun kingdom in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, has decried the poor state of living conditions, high mortality rates following the federal ministry of environment neglect to complete Gbanraun reclamation and shore protection works phase1 which should have commenced since 1980. Fieldingquestions from journalists, Chairman Gbanraun Kingdom, Comr. Ombalamo Callman, stated…

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Collaboration with NCDMB, ITF, Others Is To Fast-Track Industrial Development- John-Jonah

Bayelsa State Government recently said that its collaboration with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NDCMB, and Industrial Training Fund, ITF, is to position the state for rapid industrial development. Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John-Jonah (retd) stated this during the Business Linkage Forum, which has as its theme: “Inspiring Local Business Growth Through Creating Partnership” at the Chief DSP Alamieyesigha Memorial Banquet Hall, Yenagoa. The Deputy Governor decried the lack of industrial culture in the state and urged all stakeholders to work together to bridge the gap so…

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How F-SARS Nearly Kill Me Few Kilometers To My Home Town, Nation Regional Editor, Shola O’Neil Reveals

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad, popularly known as SARS may have become larger than the Nigeria Police Force itself, reason is that it continues to flout directives issued by its authorities and absolutely nothing is being done to really stop them. The near-death experience of The Nation’s Southsouth Regional Editor, Shola O’neil, on Monday, June 3 at the hands of some of these brutes cum policemen, goes to show that Nigerians are, simply put, unsafe. How many Nigerians have been or are being subjected to these inhumane treatments meted out by…

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Bayelsa Guber Polls: I will Hand Over To Another PDP Governor – Dickson

  …Decries Dwindling Revenues From FAAC To States Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has said that he would lead the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with the support of leaders of the state towards ensuring that the baton of leadership is handed over to another PDP governor. Governor Dickson stated this at a PDP stakeholders meeting in Yenagoa. Special Adviser on Media Relations, Fidelis Soriwei quoted the Governor to have advised the PDP governorship aspirants to play opposition politics rather than scheming and causing divisions in their own party. Governor Dickson…

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7th Delta Assembly Inaugurated With Oborevwori As Speaker

  The 7th Delta State House of Assembly has been inaugurated following a proclamation to that effect by the state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa. The Clerk of the house, Mrs. ( Barrister)  Lyna Ocholor read the governor’s proclamation letter at exactly 10:06am, Monday, June 10 2019.l at the main chamber of the state House of Assembly. The Clerk after reading the proclamation letter immediately read out the names of the members elect as forwarded to the house by the Independent National  Electoral Commission (INEC). The Clerk thereafter presided over the…

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Abducted 78yrs Old Mother Killed, Corpse Dropped Off At Amassoma River Bank

By Blessing Amudo, Kidnappers of 78-year-old mother of a former member of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Kate Owoko have killed their victim and dumped her corpse at the river bank of Amassoma community, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State . The abductors were said to have dumped the remains of the lawmaker’s mother at the bank of Amassoma River, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area. It was gathered that the victim was kidnapped at her Amassoma residence on April 18, 2019, the home town of the first…

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Gov Okowa Exemplified Speed, Efficiency With New Appointments-Tidi

Chairman of Warri South Local Government and seasoned grassroots politician, Dr. Michael Ejueyitsi Tidi says Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s appointment of immediate past Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Primary Education, Mr. Chiedu Ebie as Secretary to Delta State Government, appointment of former Commissioner for Finance, Chief David Edevbie as his Chief of Staff and announcement of Ex-Deputy Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Funkekeme Solomon as his Senior Political Adviser, exemplifies speed, efficiency and resolve to hit the ground running. Tidi who only last year bagged a…

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Baro Urges Senators to vote massively for Sen Ovie Omo-Agege as Dep Senate President

By Otiti Akpovoke ABUJA – THE former House of Representatives Aspirant under the platform of All Progressive Congress(APC), to Okpe /Sapele/Uvwie Federal constituency Hon. (Engr) Henry Menabowanre Baro and his supporters has  appeal to well meaning Nigerians and the 9th National Assembly to vote massively for Senator Barr Ovie Omo- Agege as Deputy Senate President and felicitates  with President Muhammadu Buhari and Prof. Yemi Osinbajo for their successful swearing in. The former House of Representatives Aspirant statement was contained in a press release made available to Newsmen  in Abija immediately…

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