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The governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, his wife, Edith and daughter have recovered from COVID-19.
Mr Olise Ifeajika, Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, said that establishing a mobile laboratory testing centre in Asaba has increased turnaround time for detection and treatment of Coronavirus patients in the state.
Secretary to the Delta State Government, SSG, Mr Chiedu Ebie, yesterday said the state government would soon set up a joint security task force as part of its efforts to tackle the growing insecurity occasioned by the incessant kidnappings, killings and maiming of Deltans by armed suspected herdsmen.
Lack of proper coordination in the distribution of the Delta State Government palliative measures has been identified as a major factor militating against the good intentions of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s genuine efforts at bringing succour to the good people of the state in trying to cushion the debilitating effects of the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19.
The governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday, announced the partial lifting of total lockdown within the state effective from Thursday, April 30th 2020.
The Imam in charge of the Ekakpamre Community Mosque, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, Muhammadu Young Okotie has given reasons why Muslims in the area defiled the lockdown directive of the state government last Friday.
Delta State is set to engage the services of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) to begin the mass production of face masks for the state in its drive to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on Tuesday extended the 14-day lockdown which began in the state on April 1 by another two weeks, imposing a dusk-to-dawn curfew to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has been commended for swiftly establishing a food bank to cushion the hunger-effect of the ongoing lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the world.
Against the rumour making the rounds, Delta State Government has said soldiers were not killed in Warri, Delta State, urging the public, particularly Deltans, to discountenance video clips purportedly on Warri residents defying the stay-at-home order of the state government over the Coronavirus pandemic.
Delta State Government, has urged the Federal Government to close all inter State borders so as to effectively contain the spread of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Sunday, reaffirmed his commitment to rendering selfless service to Deltans.
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.
Delta State Muslims Indigenes Association (DSMIA), has dispelled the claim that Muslims in the state were at loggerheads with President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of Alhaji Sadiq Musa as Commissioner on the Board of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCOM.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has introduced a dedicated public election result viewing portal, known as “The INEC Result Viewing (IReV)”.
Gareth Bale “didn’t want to play” in the Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Manchester City, says Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane.
National chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has likened the state of affairs in the land to sitting on a keg of gunpowder, ready to explode at a time no one can determine.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has approved gradual reopening of international flights and train services across the country.
The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) says it is collaborating with the Northern Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), the Jama’atu Nasrul Islam (JNI) and the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to end the killings in Southern Kaduna.
A section of the secretariat of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Asokoro, Abuja, was on Tuesday night gutted by fire.
The Ogun State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated Governor Dapo Abiodun for asking each student of private boarding schools to pay N25,000 for COVID-19 and malaria tests.
As of press time, newsmen learnt that the police had filed charges against him for violating the COVID-19 order banning interstate travels earlier put in place to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan said Sunday he had been discharged from hospital, three weeks after being admitted with “mild” coronavirus symptoms after testing positive for the disease.
The United Global Resolve for Peace Organisation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has dragged the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, seeking that his seat be declared vacant, following his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC).