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Delta: Sacked Workers Demand Reinstatement

About 3,000 Delta State civil servants sacked in 2015 by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa have embarked on a protest against the governor, calling for their reinstatement as promised by him before winning his election for a second term in office. The protesters stormed the premises of the Ministry of Information, Asaba, …

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Ogboru vs Okowa: Delta tribunal reserves judgement

By Festus Ahon ASABA—DELTA State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Asaba, yesterday, reserved judgement in the petition by the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Great Ogboru, against Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the March 9, 2019, gubernatorial election. Okowa and Ogboru Ogboru is …

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Delta’s palm trees

Ochei Matthew, Asaba The Delta State Government has planned to establish 1.2 million hectares of oil palm plantation between 2019 and 2023. This, it stated, would be done through the Central Bank of Nigeria Oil Palm Development Initiative to increase wealth and promote economic growth in the state. The state …

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Delta Governorship Election Tribunal Reserves Judgment

The Delta State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Asaba, the capital, on Wednesday reserved judgement in the petition filed by the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Great Ogboru, in the March 2019 election in the state. Ogboru, in a petition marked EPT/DT/GOV/01/2019, had challenged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of …

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Stakeholders fault Federal Government’s plan for repairs of Enugu airport

The planned closure of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu State, by the Federal Government to give way for contractors to fix the runway, is not going down well with stakeholders from the South East. For some time now, the runway has been in a state of disrepair; hence government has …

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Enugu Airport Renovation: S-East Govs ask for postponement

—Demand Julius Berger as contractor By Dennis Agbo ENUGU- GOVERNORS in the South East have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to postpone the scheduled renovation of tarmac for Akanu Ibiam International airport Enugu to October. File: Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The Governors also demanded that the contract for the renovation …

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Paul Pogba: Man United promise action against fans who racially abused midfielder ▷ Nigeria news

– Paul Pogba has become the latest victim of racist abuse after missing a penalty against Wolves – Man United have urged social media companies to take action against the perpetrators – Pogba’s penalty miss proved costly as Man United missed out on a vital win away from home Man …

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Delta Government To Create Wealth, Employment Through CBN Oil Palm Development Initiative (OPDI) Project

The Delta State Government has reiterated its commitment to key into the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Oil Palm Development Initiative (OPDI), to increase wealth and to promote economic growth in the state. The Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mr Julius Egbedi stated this at the stakeholders meeting of …

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Delta Govt. earmarks 33,000 hectares for oil palm cultivation

Delta Government has earmarked over 33,000 hectares of land in 28 communities across the state for commercial cultivation of oil palm. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the state’s decision to establish large scale oil palm production was in line with Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Oil Palm …

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Why we stopped fixing federal roads — Delta govt

Delta State Government says it has not been adequately reimbursed for its interventions on federal roads in the state. The Commissioner for Works, James Augoye, stated this yesterday at a media briefing  in Asaba. “We received part repayment on the Asaba-Ughelli federal road construction, which enabled us to recommence work …

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