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Joe Utomi: Agriculture now alternative to oil in many nations

Joe Utomi, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Delta, has said that the dwindling fortunes in the global oil market has forced many oil-producing nations to turn to agriculture as alternative source of revenue.
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Delta government sets aside N1.1 billion for youths, women empowerment in 2019 budget

In line with the vision of the Delta State governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, the state government has earmarked N1.1 billion for youths and women empowerment in the 2019 Appropriation Bill, now receiving attention at the House of Assembly.

Speaker: Delta’s sixth assembly has done well

The Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has said the Sixth Assembly has done well for the good governance of the state since its inauguration by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on June 7, 2015.

Children’s Day: Governor Okowa decries growing cases of child abuse in Nigeria

The Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has on the occasion of this year’s Children Day, strongly condemned the increasing cases of various child abuse in the society, charging parents and responsible members of the society to have more interest in providing safer environment for proper growth and development of the child.

Delta govt warns contractors to maintain specifications in school projects

The Delta State Government has warned contractors handling the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education projects to keep to the contracts specifications in their Bills of Quantities in order to deliver quality jobs.

Delta govt committed to compliance with FOI Act – Patrick Ukah

Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has reiterated the commitment of the state government to comply with the Freedom of Information, FOI, Act.

Governor Okowa extols ex-President Jonathan as ‘hero of democracy’

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, has congratulated former Nigerian President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GCFR), as he turns 60 years on Monday November 20, 2017.

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Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Governors inaugurates committee to initiate uniform policies in APC states

The Progressive Governors’ Forum of the All Progressives Congress has inaugurated a governance programme steering committee to ensure uniformity of policy initiatives in all the APC controlled states.
They commended Governor Mai Mala Buni for concentrating on people oriented programmes and projects, most especially healthcare delivery.

Automatic employment of midwives excites Yobe residents

The automatic employment of 37 graduating students of the Yobe College of Nursing and Midwifery by the State Government has excited residents.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Tribunal verdicts: PDP congratulates Governors Okowa, Ikpeazu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu, over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which upheld their elections.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the National Assembly is eager to receive the 2020 budget proposals 5

Senator Lawan: We are hungry, thirsty to receive 2020 Appropriation Bill

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the National Assembly is eager to receive the 2020 budget proposals.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

Yobe governor seeks NEDC intervention on education, roads, others

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has listed key areas that he wants the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) to intervene in, as it rolls out its activities in the region to help people affected by the Boko Haram crisis to reclaim and rebuild their lives.