Famous Aki Heads Ofagbe Progress Union Interim Govt

  …As Matthew Akpofa tenure expires   By Our Reporter     The Matthew Akpofa led executives of Ofagbe Progress Union in Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State has been dissolved and a new Caretaker Committee has been inaugurated to pilot the affairs of the community for six months and conduct election for the community. In a meeting of Ofagbe community leaders held at Ozoro, Isoko North, the President General of Ofagbe community, Mr Matthew Akpofa was directed to hand over the leadership of the community  to the…

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Jifas Ogbon Celebrates His Principal, Gov Okowa At 61

  Special Assistant to Delta State Governor on Youth and Community Development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon, has felicitated with the state Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa as the governor marks his 61st birthday anniversary. Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon in his congratulatory message disclosed that  Governor Okowa deserves celebration as he has put smiles on faces of every Deltan. Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon noted that Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa is a man of vision and committed to good leadership. In his words; “His Excellency the governor has done much, he…

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Covid-19 Tax Force Officials Escape Death As Suspected Hoodlums Attack Team In Ughelli

By Vincent Kobiruo      UGHELLI- Covid -19 Tax Force officials yesterday narrowly escaped being killed by suspected hoodlums in Ughelli market, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State following an attack on a team during a COVID-19 sensitization awareness outing.   It was gathered that a total of 11 police personnel mostly women, a Delta State Traffic Management Agency, DESTMA operative and some officials of the Ughelli North council suffered various degrees of injuries during the incident.   A source who spoke to the Pointer on anonymous condition…

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Dissolution: Oshiomhole Epitomized Spirit Of Sportsmanship – Uwabuofu

  A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Mr. Chidi Uwabuofu, has said that the former National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole epitomized the spirit of sportsmanship for accepting the dissolution of the National Working Committee of the party by it’s National Executive Council. This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen. “Oshiomhole has accepted the decision of the National Executive Council to dissolve National Working Committee and that doesn’t necessarily usher the end of his active political life. “Although, it is…

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COVID-19-NSChE Laments Negative Impact Of Pandemic On Oil, Gas Sector

    The Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (NSChE) Edo/Delta States Chapter, has lamented the huge negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Nigerian oil and gas sector, and urged the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC to totally resort to pipeline for petroleum products distribution. This was contained in a communique issued at the end of a public lecture tagged ‘Maximizing the Gains of Covid-19 Pandemic in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Sector: The Role of Chemical Engineers’ held on zoom virtual platform. The communique signed by the Chairman,…

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Covid-19: Gov Okowa Raises Alarm Over High Spread Of Pandemic In Delta Communities

Delta State Governor, Sen Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has raised alarm over the high spread of Coronavirus pandemic in communities in the state. The governor who is on self Isolation after his daughter was test positive for the virus cautioned Deltans to always obey the directives of the state government by putting on their faces mask and maintain social distance. In his verified facebook page, Okowa said, “At this point, it is important to reiterate to all the citizens and residents of Delta State that #COVID19 is real. We have already…

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Covid-19: NUJ commends Okowa’s Proactive Steps Calls For Establishment Of Treatment Center In Ughelli

  By Choice Grandball &Omamuzo Efidhere UGHELLI – THE Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ughelli Correspondents chapel, has commended the Delta State Government for the proactive steps it has so far taken to rid the state of the pandemic. It however called for the establishment of a treatment and testing centre for the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic in the Ughelli axis of the state. Speaking shortly after an emergency meeting of the chapel in preparation of the July 2, 2020 election of the State Council of the union, it’s Acting Chairman, Comrade…

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Breaking: Niger Delta Today News Editor, Ovie OKpare Test Positive For Covid -19

Youthful Managing Editor (M.E.) of online news network, Niger Delta Today (NDT), Okpare Ovie Theophilus Onojeghen, has tested positive to Coronavirus. A statement Friday by management of the leading Niger Delta regional news network of choice noted that Onojeghen’s situation was confirmed by test results from the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) following samples collected days earlier. The NDT statement read, “NIGER DELTA TODAY (NDT), online publishers of “news you can trust” wish to inform our numerous readers, newsmakers, followers and the General Public that our Managing Editor (ME), Okpare Ovie Theophilus Onojeghen has TESTED…

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Just In: Okowa’s Family On Self-Isolation As Daughter Test Positive To COVID-19

  As the Delta State Government intensifies efforts at stemming the spread of COVID-19 in the state, it announced on Friday that one of the children of the Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has tested positive to the virus. Okowa had in his verified Facebook Page said, “Earlier today, Edith and I received the news that one of our daughters has tested positive for #COVID19. Hence, in-line with the laid out procedures, we are both going into isolation for the next 14-days. We will continue to keep you all updated.”…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Eulogies Nkem Okwuofu At 70

By Omoghene Benedict,   The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated Chairman, Civil Service Commission, Dame Nkem Okwuofu, on her 70th birth anniversary. Describing her as his Special Mummy, the Speaker said she has remained committed to the vision of the founding fathers of Delta State, adding that she has an unquenchable love for the unity and growth of the state and the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker prayed…

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