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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.
Delta State Government on Tuesday said it had begun moves to establish a security force to check rising insecurity in the state.
Delta State Government on Monday said it had begun active case search in six local government areas in a bid to check community transmission of COVID-19 in the state.
Some health workers at Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in Delta State have decried the lack of Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) in view of the ravaging COVID-19.
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.
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 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.
The Isoko Monitoring Group, IMG, has told the Delta State Government to take urgent steps to develop testing centres for the deadly coronavirus pandemic across the state.
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.
The Delta State Police Command, yesterday said it has arrested 18 persons in connection with Wednesday’s protest by women in Sapele who took to the streets to protest the two weeks extension of the lockdown imposed in the state by the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the state.
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.
The Executive Director of the Centre for the Vulnerable and Underprivileged, CENTREP, Mr Oghenejabor Ikimi, Esq, on Tuesday said the extension of the lockdown in Ogun and Lagos States as well as Abuja for another fourteen days without the provision of palliatives by President Muhammadu Buhari will be hectic on the citizens.
The Police in Jos have arrested a 39-year-old businessman, Abdul Abdul, for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl after buying N20 sachet water in her mother’s makeshift store.
The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu, says a video in circulation, credited to “NigeriaDream”, showing a security officer meting inhuman treatment on a man, did not happen in Nigeria.
Mane believes the 29-year-old Napoli defender would be a huge hit for the newly-crowned Premier League champions.
A U.S. judge on Monday ordered a delay in federal executions, hours before one was to be carried out for the first time in 17 years, hampering the Trump administration’s plan to revive capital punishment by the federal government.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is adamant Lionel Messi will not be leaving.
Zindzi Mandela, the youngest daughter of South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela, has died aged 59, local media reported Monday.
Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic fancies a move to Inter Miami in the Major League Soccer, the Croatian midfielder was of the view that he might get an offer.
Rain storm has destroyed no less than 2,600 makeshift tents and caused severe flooding in three temporary camps meant for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri.
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, on Monday said the ongoing military operation codenamed Operation Sahel Sanity will successfully eliminate banditry in Katsina, Zamfara, Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto and Niger States.
The Imo state government yesterday accused the immediate past deputy governor of the state, Engr Gerald Irona of sponsoring the recent protest by staff of the Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ISOPADEC) with N15 million.