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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has confirmed the index case of Covid -19 in the state, saying it is not a death sentence.

Eid-el-Fitr: Delta governor felicitates with Muslims

As Nigerian Muslims join their counterparts all over the world to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr, Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has sent amessage of felicitations to Muslims in the state and country on the occasion of the 2020 Eid-el-Fitr celebration.
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Nigeria governors meet Wednesday on quick way out of coronavirus effects

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum says it will meet on Wednesday to review the situation of COVID-19 pandemic in various states, and as well find paths for a quick way out of the effects of the pandemic.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa making a State broadcast on Delta’s preparations against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Delta governor warns violators of inter-state lockdown

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has warned unauthorized vehicles entering the state will be impounded while the operators will be made to face the wrath of the enabling laws.

Sapele leaders urges governor to purge PDP of outright manipulations, illegalities

Prominent Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders in Sapele on Thursday urged Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to purge the party of selfish manipulations and outright illegalities.
The union president asserted that the advantage of locally produced cloth face masks was that it could be washed and re-used.

Coronavirus: Textile workers support use of face masks

The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria says it supports Lagos State Government’s move to enforce the use of face masks in public places.

Police inspector extorts N120, 000 from woman over violation of lockdown in Delta

A police officer has been accused of allegedly forcefully collecting N120,000 from a woman suspected to have violated the COVID-19 lockdown order in the Delta State.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has confirmed the index case of Covid -19 in the state, saying it is not a death sentence.

Delta extends lockdown for another 14 days

The state governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, disclosed this at a news briefing on Tuesday morning at the Government House Asaba.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Forum: Anyone opposed to restructuring is enemy of Nigeria

Southern Leaders and Middle Belt Forum, comprising Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Ohaneze Ndigbo, Afenifere and Middle Belt, has said that anyone opposed to restructuring in Nigeria is an enemy of the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari: N3.7 billion recovered from NDDC contractors, directors

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said law enforcement agencies have recovered over N3.7 billion as well as various assets worth billions of Naira from contractors and former directors of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Former President Goodluck Jonathan and Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, have expressed confidence that the former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala would deliver on her appointment as a member of South Africa’s Presidential Economic Advisory Council.

Ex-President Jonathan, Senator Okowa hail Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment in South Africa

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, have expressed confidence that the former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, would deliver on her appointment as a member of South Africa’s Presidential Economic Advisory Council.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo: We had ‘little doubt’ about Senators Lawan, Omo-Agege

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday, said the All Progressives Congress (APC) had little doubts about Senate President Ahmad Lawan and his deputy, Ovie Omo-Agege, prior to their emergence as leaders of the Senate.

Why Governor Obaseki took Benin house from James Ibori

Details emerged on Friday on why Governor Godwin Obaseki revoked the certificate of occupancy granted to a property on plot 103A Aiguobasimwin Crescent, GRA, Benin, belonging to a former Delta Governor, James Ibori.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

IPOB: Only thriving industry in Nigeria is terrorism

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Monday, condemned in its entirety the alleged killings of innocent people in Delta State by Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, saying that the only thriving and booming industry in the present administration is terrorism industry by herdsmen.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has tasked Nigerians on the need to engage in actions that will help to further cement the bond of unity and cohesion in the country.

Delta governor affirms commitment to selfless service

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Sunday, reaffirmed his commitment to rendering selfless service to Deltans.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Federal government, Delta partner on methanol fuel production

The Delta State government said it would partner the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology on Methanol fuel production.
Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday said the Court of Appeal Complex for the Asaba Division would be inaugurated on Feb. 3, 2020.

Governor Okowa: Asaba appeal court complex ready February 3

Delta State Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday said the Court of Appeal Complex for the Asaba Division would be inaugurated on Feb. 3, 2020.

SERAP asks court to order 36 governors to publish pension payment details

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja to order the 36 state governors in Nigeria to “publish details and breakdown of payment of pensions to each of the former governors and other ex-officials, and the names and number of ex-governors and other officials receiving pensions under their respective State pension laws between 1999 and 2019.”
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Delta government justifies number of appointees

Special Adviser to Delta State Governor on Rural and Community Development, Mr Emma Okoro has described as distractions, statements condemning the number of appointments made by Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, insisting that the number of appointments and engagements reflect the widening scope of government towards delivery on its mandate.

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