Delta State

Okowa approves N12bn for local councils, teachers’ salaries
APC Delta State Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa Metro News Nigeria teachers

Okowa approves N12bn for local councils, teachers’ salaries

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has approved N12bn for payment of teachers’ and local councils salary arrears. He revealed this at a rally to receive members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), led by Chief Andrew Orugbo and other opposition parties, who defected […]

How i motivated Team Delta to conquer at sports festival — Uduaghan
Athletics Blessing Okagbare Delta State Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan Oba Saheed Elegushi Sport

How i motivated Team Delta to conquer at sports festival — Uduaghan

Former Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan shaking hands with players during the Governor’s Cup competition for secondary schools in 2013. He was among top Nigerians honourned by the Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) at its Investiture ceremony in Lagos during the week • Honourned As NOC Grand Patron Former Delta […]

Okowa mourns former CJN, Kutigi
Asaba Delta State Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa Hon. Justice W.S.N. Onnoghen Metro Mr Charles Aniagwu News Niger Nigeria Nigeria National Conference

Okowa mourns former CJN, Kutigi

[FILE PHOTO] Delta State Governor, H.E Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa in his chambers Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has commiserated with the government, people of Niger and the Kutigi family over the demise of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Idris Kutigi. The governor’s condolence was contained in statement […]

Asaba airport to be operational hub of Air Peace, says Okowa
Air Peace Asaba airport Delta State Ifeanyi Okowa. Metro News Nigeria

Asaba airport to be operational hub of Air Peace, says Okowa

Air Peace Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has promised to make Asaba Airport the operational hub of Air Peace. He made the disclosure yesterday in Asaba, at the presentation to the state House of Assembly, the budgetary proposal for the 2019 fiscal year Okowa addressed legislators at the special session […]

Delta governor Okowa presents N367 billion 2019 budget to State Assembly
Delta State delta state 2019 budget Delta State House of Assembly Dennis Erezi Ifeanyi Okowa. National News Nigeria

Delta governor Okowa presents N367 billion 2019 budget to State Assembly

Ifeanyi Okowa, Delta State Governor Delta State governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Wednesday presented a budget estimate of N367, 095,083,451 billion for the 2019 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly. The budget christened “Budget of Sustainable Growth” has infrastructural development and education on its priority list. Okowa said N79.6 […]

Credible elections: The press must put pressure on politicians to get it right – Okowa
Delta State election Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa INEC Metro News Nigeria Politics

Credible elections: The press must put pressure on politicians to get it right – Okowa

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has challenged journalists to put pressure on politicians to ensure they do promote free, fair and credible elections in the country. The governor gave the charge on Friday at the 14th All Nigerian Editors Conference with the theme, “Credible […]

Church drummer dies as building collapses during mass in Delta
Catholic Church Chief James Augoye Delta State Metro News Nigeria St. Paul Catholic Church Ugolo

Church drummer dies as building collapses during mass in Delta

A part of Delta state On the first Sunday of a new month, which in many churches in the country is celebrated as a thanksgiving service, worshippers troop to church gaily dressed to rejoice seeing another month in spite of the odds of challenging situations in the country. For worshippers […]

1 killed, many injured as church building collapses in Delta
Catholic Church death Delta State Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa Metro News Nigeria St. Paul’s Catholic Church

1 killed, many injured as church building collapses in Delta

A part of Delta state One person was killed and many others sustained various degrees of injuries following the collapse of St. Paul’s Catholic Church building at Ugolo, Adagbrassa community in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta on Sunday. NAN reports that the incident happened during an early morning Mass. […]

Uduaghan, Sherif, Akpabio attend APC caucus meeting
Ali Modu Sheriff APC Delta State Emmanuel Uduaghan National News Nigeria

Uduaghan, Sherif, Akpabio attend APC caucus meeting

Former Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan and ex-National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu-Sheriff, yesterday attended a caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Also in attendance was the former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and ex- Minority Leader at the Senate, Godswill Akpabio. The meeting […]

‘Why we advocated part-time legislature, restructuring’
Delta State Olorogun Moses Taiga PANDEF Politics Urhobo Progress Union

‘Why we advocated part-time legislature, restructuring’

Olorogun Moses Taiga Olorogun Moses Taiga, the president general of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), in this interview cries out that the ethnic nationality is not adequately represented in the House of Representatives like other areas in Delta State. While urging President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene, the UPU president said Nigeria […]

Asaba 2018: Great spectatorship, poor facilities
Asaba 2018 Athletics Chukwuebuka Enekwechi Delta State Ese Brume Ifeanyi Okowa. Oluwatobiloba Amusan Sport

Asaba 2018: Great spectatorship, poor facilities

Nigeria's team celebrate winnning the women's 4x400m relay of the African Athletics Championships at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta State in midwestern Nigeria, on August 5, 2018. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP Before now, many Nigerians were of the opinion that the city of Kano has the highest […]