Yakubu Gowon Slumps At Ejoor’s Burial In Delta State

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, reportedly slumped at the burial of late Maj.Gen.David Akpodiete Ejoor in Ovwor-Olomu Community, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. It was  learnt that Gowon was taking the final salute in honour of Ejoor when he suddenly slumped and was immediately rushed into emergency military medical tent. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and former governor of the state, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, who were seated with Gowon before the incident when the military parade was ongoing immediately rushed into the tent to ensure he…

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My Appointment Will Be On Merit As Gov Okowa Warns Those Mounting Pressures On Him

Asaba – Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has warned those mounting pressures on him over political and public appointments that it is his sole function to make appointments on merit. He declared that he would not entertain any pressured from external forces in appointing people to sensitive offices during his second term in office. Speaking on Wednesday during the celebration of 2019 May Day, themed “Another 100 Years Of Struggle For Jobs, Dignity and Social Justice in Nigeria”, Okowa assured that the issue of Permanent Secretary would be addressed.…

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Okowa, Makinde, Obi, Omu, Others For Maris Lecture On Post-Election Management

DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Chairman of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Developmental Commission (DESOPADEC), Chief Williams Makinde, former Acting Governor of Delta State, Prince Sam Obi and former Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Stella Omu have been unveiled to be among dignitaries to attend the first Maris Annual Lecture which has as topic, MANAGING POST-ELECTION CHALLENGES: Nigeria As Case Study will be discussed. According to a press statement issued on Monday (08/04/19) in Asaba, Delta State, former top management staff of the Nigerian National Petroleum…

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FORMER DELTA SSG, MACAULAY CELEBRATES OKOWA VICTORY IN STYLE

BY ITEVEH EKPOKPOBE Amid music blare from loud speakers, fire works for over 15 minutes graced the skyline of Asaba, Delta State capital, when former Secretary to Delta State Government, Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay hosted a party to celebrate the electoral victory of incumbent and elect governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa. Every rudiment of entertainment ticked present in the party; drinks of all assortment, minced and tender meat, music of several genres, small talk between guests, fickle jokes here and there to fill faces with smiles, serious gyrations to…

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MRDD Gov’ship Candidate, Oyowi Accepts Defeat, Congratulates Okowa

By Igbunu Miracle, Engr. Oghotevwo Lucky Oyovwi, gubernatorial candidate of the Movement for the Restoration and Defense of Democracy (MRDD) has has accepted the out come of the result declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Delta State and has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as the winner of the March 9th governorship election in the state. According to Oyovwi, “My mission to govern Delta State was born out of the desire to giver them basic infrastructural development across the state but I will respect the wish of the…

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Adode presents starter packs to over 180 youths in Ughelli

..as Gov Okowa lauds gestures By Joel Grandball, DELTA State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has lauded the gesture of Ughelli North Local Government Chairman, Hon. Godwin Adode toward his empowerment program and urged leaders in the area to synergies with his program. Okowa said this on the occasion of the presentation of Starter Packs and certificates to beneficiaries and graduant of ‘Okowa/Adode Empowerment Scheme’ Phase One. Some of the Items distributed were, 64 Sewing machines, Hair dryers and Washing basins respectively and the presentation of awards and certificates of participation…

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Ozoro Sets To Host PDP Rally Jan 10

  The campaign train of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in Delta State will on Thursday January 10, 2019 be at Ozoro in Isoko North Local Government Area, why they should vote for the candidates of the party in the forthcoming general elections in the next few weeks .   According to a statement signed by the  Director, Media and Publicity of the Isoko North, PDP Campaign Committee, Mr. Nelson Egware, “Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, will lead the campaign train to Ekwerigbe Primary School Ozoro, venue…

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