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Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said that accountability was an indispensable tool of management and hallmark of his administration.

Delta government begins repair of failed portions of federal roads across the state

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday said that the state government has commenced repairs of dilapidated Federal Government roads in the state.
The Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday embarked on its routine flood emergency awareness to rural communities across the state.

Scores rendered homeless as flood ravages Delta community

Hundreds of residents in Aradhe community, Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State have been rendered homeless as a result of the unrelenting flood that also wreaked havoc on farmlands and other properties worth millions of naira.

Tribunal rules against Delta speaker

The Panel 2 Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Asaba has granted a motion by Mr. Harrison Akpojaro candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) Okpe constituency in the 2019 General Election, Delta State House of Assembly.

Delta Assembly re-elects Sheriff Oborevwori as speaker

The Delta State House of Assembly, has elected Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori from Okpe State constituency as Speaker of the seventh of the Assembly.

Delta Assembly passes sickle cell centres bill

The Delta State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill for a law to establish centres for collection, coordination and distribution of data on sickle cell in the state.

Delta assemblymen pass FOI bill

The Delta House of Assembly on Thursday passed the State Freedom of Information Bill.

Delta assembly approves state government’s N3 billion loan

Delta House of Assembly on Tuesday approved the request of Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa for N3 billion short-term loan facility for the financing of priority road projects in the state.
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Great Ogboru: Delta government deceiving civil servants, pensioners with arrears

The governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Chief Great Ogboru, has charged pensioners and civil servants in Sapele and Okpe Local Government areas of the state not to be deceived by Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over payment of arrears.

2019: My membership of APC non-negotiable – Victor Ochei

After weeks of his rumoured defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC), former Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Victor Ochei, has said that his membership of the party is not negotiable.

Delta Assembly passes 2019 Appropriation Bill of N390.3 billion

The Delta State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the state 2019 Appropriation Bill of N390.3 billion.

Delta Assembly passes 2018 supplementary budget of N27 billion

The Delta State House of Assembly has passed a Supplementary Budget of N27.585 billion for 2018 fiscal year, thereby increasing the 2018 budget size from its original N308.888 billion to N336.474 billion.
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Appeal court sacks Delta Assembly deputy speaker

An Appeal Court sitting in Benin has set aside the position of Kwale High Court on a motion of stay of execution filed by Deputy Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Friday Osanebi, with regards to the authenticity of his parliamentary membership of the state.

Official: 630 functional water schemes in Delta

The Delta Commissioner for Water Resources, Mr Fidelis Tilije, on Tuesday said the state had 630 functional water schemes across the three senatorial districts.

Rape victims shouldn’t delay seeking help – lawyer

A legal practitioner and former legal adviser, Delta State Post Primary Education Board, Dr. Irene Ofili, has said that victims of sexual molestation should not delay in seeking proper help.

Delta guber: Victor Ochei drags APC, INEC to court over primaries

Erst-while Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Victor Ochei, yesterday, asked the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court to nullify the governorship primary election the All Progressives Congress, APC, conducted in the state.

Delta Assembly suspends lawmaker for three months

The Delta State House of Assembly (DSHA) has suspended Kennedy Daubry, the member representing Burutu 11 Constituency, for three months.

Ifeanyi Okowa presents N367 billion 2019 budget proposal to Delta Assembly

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Wednesday presented a budget estimate of N367.09 billion for the 2019 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly for approval.

2019: Incumbency not a factor in Aniocha North – APC candidate

An activist and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Aniocha North constituency of the Delta State House of Assembly, Comrade Gabriel Ebube Nwajei on Monday vowed to unseat the incumbent, Emeka Nwaobi of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019.

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House of Reps probes social insurance trust fund over ‘N2.3 billion fraud’

The House of Representatives has set up an inquiry into allegations that the management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) pilfered N2.3billion of workers’ funds. The motion to probe the agency was sponsored by Rep. Francis Ejiroghene Waive.
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Nigeria tops world rankings with 13.2 million out-of-school children

A Non Governmental Organisation known as Mercy Corps Nigeria (MCN) has revealed through research that no less than 13.2 million Nigerian children are out of school in the country.

NBC to curb exploitation of consumers by satellite TV stations

The regulatory body represented on the National Frequency Management Council (NFMC), in conjunction with the National Broadcast Commission, (NBC) has been charged with the responsibility to propose subsidiary legislation to support existing Act for enhanced efficiency and fairness to consumers. It is also to ensure that consumers are not been exploited by Satellite Television station providers.
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French president postpones G5 Sahel meeting after deadly attack

French President Emmanuel Macron and Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou on Thursday agreed to postpone a summit on France’s military involvement in the Sahel region after a deadly attack on Nigerien forces, the Elysee Palace said.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai, in a show of respect, vacated his official seat for former President Olusegun Obasanjo who visited Kaduna.

Former President Obasanjo hails Governor el-Rufai’s pan-Nigeria character

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has commended Governor Nasiru el-Rufai for his pan-Nigeria character and his commitment to good governance.