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We are committed to supporting growth of MSMEs – Okowa

Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to supporting the growth of Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) through entrepreneurship development programmes in the state. Okowa made this known at the graduation of 437 pilot trainees of the state government’s Girls Entrepreneurship and Skills Training Programme (GEST) in Asaba. He […] Read Full Story

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Okowa, wife, Oborevwori, others get COVID-19 vaccine

GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, his wife, Edit, Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori, members of the State Executive Council and President of the Customary Court of Appeal, Justice Patience Elumeze, were Friday, vaccinated against the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic as the State Government commenced the vaccination exercise. 

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Tambuwal, Wike, Okowa, others, grace PDP governors’ meeting

By Dirisu Yakubu Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are currently meeting in Abuja. The meeting, holding at the Sokoto State Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja, is expected to discuss issues affecting the soul of the party, particularly the rift in some of its state chapters, the South-West crisis among others.
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Take-off of Maritime varsity, brought peace to N-Delta — Okowa

….Calls for opening of Nigeria’s Ports By Festus Ahon GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said the take-off of the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Warri South-West Local Government Area of the state had brought peace to the Niger Delta region. Okowa who stated this when the Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA,
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DELTA LG ELECTION: Okowa, Otuaro, others hail exercise

…APC says poll is a sham By Festus Ahon & Ochuko Akuopha VOTER apathy yesterday characterised the council election held across the 25 local government areas of Delta State. Our correspondents, who monitored the elections across the state report that polling materials arrived late in some the wards during the exercise that was generally peaceful.
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LG polls: Gov. Okowa hails peaceful conduct of elections

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has expressed satisfaction over the peaceful conduct of the local government council elections of Saturday in the state. Okowa sated this in an interview with newsmen after casting his vote at DSIEC Ward 3; unit 3 at Eghoma Primary School, Owa-Alero in Ika North East Local Government Area of the
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Okowa seeks partnership with NIMASA to develop Delta’s maritime potential

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Thursday said the state government would partner the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to develop the state’s maritime potential. Okowa stated this when Bashir Jamoh, director-general of NIMASA, and his management team visited him at Government House, Asaba. Okowa, who commended the management of the agency for […] Read Full Story

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Okowa seeks partnership with NIMASA to develop Delta’s maritime potential

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Thursday said the state government would partner the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to develop the state’s maritime potential. Okowa stated this when Bashir Jamoh, director-general of NIMASA, and his management team visited him at Government House, Asaba. Okowa, who commended the management of the agency for […] Read Full Story

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PIB: Enact law that’ll give oil communities justice, Okowa tells NASS

By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State,  has called on the National Assembly Joint Committee on Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, to put in place  a legislation that would guarantee peace, fairness, equity and justice for  host communities in the oil industry. Okowa represented by his deputy, Kingsley Otuaro, made the
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The gains of concessioning Asaba International Airport — Okowa

THE International lounge of the Asaba International Airport hosted prominent Deltans, top Government functionaries and investors Tuesday as the Airport was concessioned to a master concessionaire (FIDC-Menzies Consortium, now incorporated as Asaba Airport Company Limited) and sub-concessionaires of technical partners with a designated area of investment for 30 years by the State Government after five years of rigorous and painstaking exercise. 

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Why we named a University after Dennis Osadebe – Delta Govt

…clarifies Airport concession, approves construction of more roads By Festus Ahon DELTA State Government has said one of the new Universities, the Delta State University of Agriculture was named after the first Premier of the defunct Mid-Western Region, Chief Dennis Osadebe so as to immortalise him in recognition of his struggle. The State Commissioner for
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Just In: Okowa signs bills establishing 3 universities

  Delta Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, signed three Bills for the establishment of new universities in the state. Speaking at the ceremony at the Government House, Asaba, the governor commended the House of Assembly for the prompt passage of the bills. The bills, which were presented to Okowa for assent by the Speaker
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Breaking: Suspected assassins kill Okowa’s SA in Sapele

By Paul Olayemi The Special Assistant to Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Youth development, Comrade Okiemute Sowho has been killed by suspected assassins in Sapele. He was shot dead around 6p.m. on Saturday evening, near a popular hotel along Akintola road close to the Adeniyi end of the town. According to sources, the
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Okowa opts for private burial, lays his father to rest

…Ibori, Odutemu, Otuaro, Oborevwori, Elue, others in attendance By Festus Ahon Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, yesterday, opted for a private burial for his late father, Chief Okorie Okowa and laid his remains to rest at Owa-Alero, Ika North East Local Government Area of the state. Chief Okorie Okowa, a Knight of Saint Christopher
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Gov Okowa buries father

The remains of Okorie Arthur Okowa, father of Governor Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa of Delta State, were on Tuesday laid to rest at Owa-Alero, Ika North East Local Government Area of the state. Pa Okowa, 88, died on Jan. 28, 2021, after a brief illness. Beside family members at the private funeral, Archbishop of Bendel Province, […] Read Full Story

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Buhari, Lawan, Gbajabiamila, Okowa react as WTO confirms Okonjo-Iweala Director-General

By Peter Egwuatu, Yinka Kolawole, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Levinus Nwabughiogu , Festus Ahon , Levinus Nwabughiogu-&Tordue Salem After nearly six months without a leader, the  World Trade Organisation, WTO, has announced the appointment of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala  as the organization’s 7th  Director-General  with effect from March 1, 2021, making her the first woman and the first
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Insecurity: Okowa urges support for ranching

Delta State governor Dr.  Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday urged Nigerians to support ranching, saying it would drastically reduce herders-farmers clashes across the country. He said that the time to rise against open grazing was now, especially as governors of the Northern States had voted for ranching as the way to go in cattle-rearing. READ ALSOYobe:Police
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