Development Of Ijaw Ethnic Nationality, My Top Priority- Bebenimbo

By: OVEDHE HEZEKIAH. The newly sworn-in Commissioner representing Ijaw Ethnic Nationality in the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC Dr. Paul Bebenimibo has said the development of Ijaw ethnic nationality remains his top priority as he assume office. Dr. Bebenimibo made this assertion in an interview with newsmen shortly after being sworn-in with other members of DESOPADEC Board in Asaba. “Ijaw as an Oil Producing nation is lacking behind in terms of infrastructural development and I will ensure that I give Ijaw people in the various Ijaw Oil…

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Delta NGOs’ Forum To Mark 4 Years Of Existence

By Victor Bieni ASABA-The Forum of Delta State NGOs will mark its 4 years of existence on the 9th of July, 2019 with a Press Parley with selected members of the mass-media at the Jetty Arena,Grand Hotel and Resort,Asaba.On the 16th of July,2019. This was contained in a press release made available to our reporter as signed by the coordinator of the Forum, Dcn Okezi Odugala yesterday. Delta NGOs Boss stated that the group will formally mark our 4th summit with a public lecture at Mount Ned Nwoko Tourist Resort,Udumuje-lgboko…

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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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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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Edith Okowa @ 58: Epitome Of Humility, Stewardship- Macaulay

BY ITEVEH EKPOKPOBE Former Secretary to Delta State Government, Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay, has described Delta State First Lady, Dame Edith Okowa as an epitome of humility and stewardship as she marks 57 today. The former Scribe in a chat with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), said the First Lady is one who is steadfast and unyielding when and where truth matters. Macaulay said, the first lady widows’ project was what pushed him to inculcate widows into his orphans support project last year, adding that her effort is encouraging him to…

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Warri South LG Boss Warns Against Illegal Oil Bunkering, Thieves

..vows to dealt with anyone caught Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Dr. Michael Tidi has warned crude oil thieves, popularly known as illegal bunkerers, operating around Ubeji, Ifie-kporo, Ajaetan and neighbouring communities, that they would soon be raided by strange security men, if they don’t immediately stop the illicit trade and invest in legitimate business. Dr. Tidi who handed down the warning when he led some members of his executive, security details and newsmen to the affected Warri Communities, advised kingpins of illegal bunkering in the area to…

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Alubeze Commends Okowa Over Appointment of Funkekeme As SPA

The leader of Burutu Local Government Area Legislative Arm, Rt. Hon. Joseph Asiaye Alubeze has commended Governor Ifeanyi Okowa over the appointment of one of his leaders, Chief Solomon Funkekeme as his Senior Political Adviser (SPA). The lawmaker said Okowa’s gesture has shown his love for the people of Burutu Local Government Area, adding that he knows more people will also be appointed from the area in no distance time. According to him, “On behalf of the good people of Burutu Local Government Area, we want to specially thank the…

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Breaking News: Okowa Appoints Chiedu Ebie As SSG, Edevwbie Chief Of Staff, Fukekeme, Snr Political Adviser

Governor of Delta State, Sen Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has appoint the immediate past Commissioner for Basic Education, Honestly Chiedu Ebie as Secretary to the State Government, David Edevwbie as Chief of Staff while Hon Fukekeme Solomon as the Senior Political Adviser… Details shortly…

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How We Fared In The Sixth Assembly – Delta Speaker, Oborevwori

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has said that the Sixth Assembly fared very well, saying feats recorded could not have been possible without the cooperation and support of members. In his  Valedictory Speech delivered Thursday, at the  Valedictory Sitting of the Sixth Assembly of the Delta State House of Assembly, the Speaker said that in the course of the Legislative activities of the Sixth Assembly inaugurated on Monday, June  8, 2015, the  House received a total number of eighty-three (83) Bills.  According…

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Full Text Of Gov Okowa Inaugural Speech For Second Term

Fellow Deltans, There are no words adequate enough to express my gratitude for the privilege and honour you have bestowed on me to continue as your Governor for another four years. The oath of service that I just took is more than an official function or constitutional requirement; it is a covenant between us, a covenant to build a Stronger Delta in which we can freely – and confidently – pursue our dreams of prosperity and happiness in a safe and secure environment. THE PAST When I took this oath…

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