COVID-19: Olumba Church, Five Others Shutdown In Bayelsa State Over Adherence

By Elizabeth Vincent, Six churches have been shutdown by the Bayelsa Government for failing to adhere to the operational protocols required to conduct services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The churches shutdown last Sunday are, Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, also known as Olumba Olumba, Living Faith Church, Igbogene, Salvation Victory Centre, Igbogene, Shalom International Christian Centre, along Tombia-Amassoma road. Others are, Great Grace Distinguished Assembly, Okutukutu and Hebrews International Church, Ayama road respectively. According to the Permanent Secretary of the ministry of information, Mr Freston Akpor, “The state government…

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Inter-state Lockdown: Okowa Monitors Compliance, Warns Violators

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Saturday warned that unauthorized vehicles entering the state in violation of restriction in inter-state movement ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari to stem spread of COVID-19 around the country would be impounded. Besides, the governor, who gave the warning while monitoring compliance of the order at some boundaries between Delta and neighbouring states, said that operators of such vehicles risked prosecution. He told newsmen after monitoring situations at Niger Bridge boundary between Delta and Anambra and at Alifikede, the boundary community between the state…

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COVID -19: Interstate Boarder Lockdown Not Possible- Patani LG Boss

 By Politicsgovernance As the spread of Coronavirus pandemic and the order by the 36 governors of the federation on interstate lockdown, the chairman of Patani local government area of Delta State, Perez Omoun has disclosed that it would be difficult for a total lockdown of the state boarders across the country. Findings by this online reveals that the interstate boarder closure as ordered by the state governor is partially observed in Patani local government area a boarder town between Delta and Bayelsa States. A combined team of security operatives, heath…

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Palliative Items Arrives Ughelli North As Adode Promises Equal Distribution 

Palliative items from the Delta State government were yesterday received by the Chairman of Ughelli North local government council, Hon. Godwin Adode, as the state government intensify effort to curb the spread of COVID 19 in the state. Addressing journalists at the Council Secretariat after receipt of the items which includes trailer loads of sacked rice and beans, the Council Chairman, Hon. Godwin Adode, assured that the items would be evenly distributed to the emmarked targets. He said, “We have 11 federal wards and items to be given to these…

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COVID-19: Delta Imposes Curfew, Extends Lockdown By 14 Days

  Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in the state, saying it was additional measure to complement government’s efforts at stemming the spread of COVID-19 around the state. The governor, who made a broadcast to residents of the state, also announced the extension of the 14-day Lockdown which began on April 1, for another two weeks and said that the curfew would run for the period of the lockdown. He explained that painful as it may be, extending the lockdown and imposing the curfew were…

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Covid-19 Lockdown: NBTC LTD Donates Bags Of Rice To Host Community

  By Victor Bieni OVWIAN-As part of efforts to support her host Communities and Promote the true hallmark of Corporate Social Responsibility in the on-going lockdown as a result of the Global Covid-19 pandemic disease, the Management of NBTC LTD led by its Managing Director, Mrs. Oluseyi Oluyede yesterday gave out Bags of rice and Some financial support as palliatives to the Community People, Citizens, grassroots in one of her host Communities in Delta State. This was dislosed to our reporter yesterday at Ovwian Community, Delta State during the Presentation…

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Covid-19: All Christians Should Worship At Home On Easter Sunday-Okowa

The governor of Delta State Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has urged Deltans to stay at home for the Easter worship as the state records the third case of the Coronavirus disease In a statement from his verified Facebook account, Governor stated that a male has just been confirmed to have Coronavirus disease in Asaba as the state now record the third case of the virus. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa said, “We have just confirmed the third case of #COVID19 in Delta State. The patient, a male, was diagnosed today in Asaba,…

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Lockdown: BAF Foundation Presents Food Items To Isoko Nation

…Promises To Do More   As part of its social responsibilities, the President of Bashorun Askia Foundation and DESOPADEC Managing Director/CEO Bashorun Askia Ogieh (FCNA, CrFA) has presented Sundry Food Items to Isoko Nation as his contribution towards cushioning the effect of the Stay at Home orders of Government caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.   Presenting the items to the President General of Isoko Development Union, IDU, High Chief Iduh Amadhe and some communities Presidents, Askia stressed the need for even distribution without Party or religious considerations. He said, In…

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