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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.
The Issele-Uku Development Union in Aniocha North Council Area of Delta, says it has distributed foodstuffs worth over N20 million as palliatives to the people of the community to cushion the hardship of COVID-19 lockdown.

Delta community raises N20 million to provide palliatives to residents

The Issele-Uku Development Union in Aniocha North Council Area of Delta, says it has distributed foodstuffs worth over N20 million as palliatives to the people of the community to cushion the hardship of COVID-19 lockdown.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa making a State broadcast on Delta’s preparations against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Official: Mobile testing centre increased coronavirus detection, treatment in Delta

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.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa making a State broadcast on Delta’s preparations against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Delta graduates 90 indigenes trained in production of native attire

The poverty alleviation programme of Delta Government on Thursday received a boost with the graduation of 90 indigenes trained in the production of native attire popularly known as “Akwa-Ocha’’.
Secretary to Delta State Government, Chiedu Ebie Esq. (right) and Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu , while briefing Journalists on security situations in Delta and other sundry issues . Tuesday

SSG: Delta’ll establish security outfit to tackle insecurity

Delta State Government on Tuesday said it had begun moves to establish a security force to check rising insecurity in the state.
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Delta begins coronavirus active case search in 6 local council areas

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.

Delta primary healthcare workers decry lack of protective equipments

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.

Delta monarchs summon police commissioner over rising crimes

Traditional rulers in Delta State have expressed worry over the rising cases of criminality in the state and as such has summoned the state police chief, Mr Hafiz Inuwa to explain the reasons for the upsurge.

Delta Assembly passes revised 2020 budget

The bill to amend the 2020 budget of N395.5 billion has been passed by the Delta State House of Assembly.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa making a State broadcast on Delta’s preparations against the COVID-19 pandemic.

NDE: Poor coordinated made nonsense of Delta palliatives distribution

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.
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.
Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike has ordered the closure of largest beef and livestock market in the State located in the Trans-Amadi area of Port Harcourt indefinitely.

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.

Askia Ogieh: This year’s workers day is an unusual one

Managing Director of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Chief Askia Ogieh, has described this year’s Workers Day as an unusual one amidst the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.

May Day: Delta speaker advises workers observe safety guidelines against coronavirus

The Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Sheriff Oborevwori, has felicitated with Nigerian workers on the occasion of today’s Labour Day Celebration, imploring them to observe the safety health protocol of regular hand washing with soap, use of alcohol-based hand sanitiser, social/physical distancing and the use of face mask.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has confirmed the index case of Covid -19 in the state, saying it is not a death sentence.

Governor Okowa: Why I partially lifted total lockdown

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.
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 lifts lockdown, face masks now compulsory

Delta State Government on Tuesday lifted the lockdown in the state while directing that social distancing should be maintained to curb the spread of COVID-19.
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.

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday, alerted Nigerians to be mindful of fake chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets currently in circulation.

Brazil continues with hydroxychloroquine despite WHO’s suspension

Brazil’s health ministry said Monday it would not change its recommendation to treat coronavirus with hydroxychloroquine, despite the World Health Organization’s decision to suspend trials of the drug over safety concerns.
A military helicopter crashed Tuesday at an airport in Russia’s remote eastern Chukotka region, killing all four people on board, the governor said.

Four die as Russian helicopter crashes at airport

A military helicopter crashed Tuesday at an airport in Russia’s remote eastern Chukotka region, killing all four people on board, the governor said.
Bushland is seen burnt by fire as rain pools in large puddles at Bilpin, in the Blue Mountains, Australia, January 17, 2020. AAP Image-Dan Himbrechts-via REUTERS

Officials begin inquiry into Australian bush fire

An inquiry on Australian bush firs has heard that an estimated 445 people died and thousands injured, with health costs exceeding 2 billion dollars (1.3 billion US dollars).

NAF renews loyalty to President Buhari

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadiq, has renewed the loyalty and support of the Nigerian Air Force to the Commander-In-Chief of the Nigeria Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari.
Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that the government wants to end a travel warning for tourist trips.

Germany to lift travel ban for European countries

Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that the government wants to end a travel warning for tourist trips.