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Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission

DELTA State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Monday released funds to affected local government areas to purchase food items for the affected communities as part of an effort to cushion the effect of their sufferings.

Delta youths ask President Buhari to compel Governor Okowa to account for N2 trillion...

Concerned youths drawn from the five oil and gas producing communities of Ijaw, Itsekiri, Urhobo, Isoko and Ndokwa have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to compel Delta State government to account for over N2 trillion collected as 13 per cent derivation from 2015 till date.

Why I abandoned Delta oil commission – fish farmer

A former staff of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, now Chief Executive Officer of Flourish-Bentam Agro-Fish Nigeria Limited, Mr. Julius Egbedi, has told the Deputy Governor of the state, Deacon Kingsley Otuaro, why he resigned from the state-owned oil commission.
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Rivers governor locks down Port Harcourt, Obio/Akpor

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced a 24-hour total lockdown and a dusk to dawn curfew on Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas of the state as part of the state government’s measures to check the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

DESOPADEC chief bags Arewa award, harps on peaceful coexistence

The Managing Director of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has said Nigeria must harness its diversity for development and that the unity and peaceful coexistence among tribes in the country is non-negotiable.

Delta Assembly charges DESOPADEC board on prudent management of funds

The Delta State House of Assembly, has tasked the board of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, on prudent management of funds released to it.

Delta guber: Great Ogboru’s petition needless, waste of time – Paul Oweh

Commissioner representing Isoko ethnic nationality on the board of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Dr. Paul Oweh, has described the petition of gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Great Ogboru against Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as needless and a complete waste of precious of time.

Delta governor dragged to court over appointment of DESOPADEC chairman

Worried by what it described as injustice to the Urhobo nation, Centre for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade, CHURAC, has dragged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to court over the appointment of Chief Michael Diden as Chairman of the Board of the State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC.

Group drags Delta governor, others to court over oil commission board chair

An anti-corruption group, Centre for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade (CHURAC) has dragged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and three others to court over the appointment of a former member of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Michael Diden, as chairman of the board of the state’s Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC).

Group asks court to nullify Michael Diden’s appointment

An anti-corruption group, Centre for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade (CHURAC) has approached a Delta State High Court sitting in Warri urging it to nullify the appointment of Michael Diden popularly known as Ejele by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as the Chairman of the Board of the State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC).

Protesting Delta community shuts flow station

Angry protesters from Diebiri community in Warri South-West council area of Delta State, on Friday, shut down the Batan Flow Station over alleged marginalisation by the state government.

I petitioned EFCC against Peter Nwaoboshi based on anonymous document – Witness

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday began evidence in the N322 million money laundering case involving a Peoples’ Democratic Party’s Chieftain, Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi.

Ex-Governor Uduaghan formally joins ruling APC

The immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan, has formally announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Delta community appeals to NDDC to complete abandoned road project

Youths of Aballa-Uno community, Ndokwa East Local Government Area, Delta, has appealed to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to complete the 15.5 kilometre Oloa-Osissa-Aballa-Uno road project it abandoned years back.

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