In response to governor Ifeanyi Okowa call on political office holders in the state to compliment government’s efforts at empowering the people, particularly the youth, executive assistant to the governor on youth development, honourable Nnamdi Ezechi, at the weekend in Kwale, presented starter packs to twenty-seven youths trained in information communication technology and cable, dish installation. The gesture, which came through his ezechi hope foundation, was the third batch, with sixty-seven beneficiaries
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The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa has reached out to Christians involved in politics in Nigeria, advising them in the roles the are expected to play in the political terrain of Nigeria, he also advised Christians not to shy aways from politics, he made these statements and many more when he was speaking at the 22nd biennial delegates conference of the joint council of knights church of all Nigeria's Anglican Communion, which was held at the All saint cathedral in Ughelli in Delta State. Governor Okowa
The South-South leaders reportedly made a demand seeking for the restructuring of the country and true federalism, one that includes the devolution of powers to the federating units. This demand was made during a consultative meeting with a Federal Government delegation with governors, ministers and other stakeholders from the region at Government House, Port Harcourt. The South-South Governors’ Forum is chaired by the executive Governor of Delta state, Ifeanyi Okowa, and he made the region's demand known
A lot of people are of the opinion that Politicians are not romantic because of the nature of their job, but that is not true because we have seen countless photos of Politicians showing love to their wives in public. Politicians might be tough outside but they are humans just like everyone else and they are very romantic. It Is not easy to serve a Country because you will not be able to please everyone in the Country and that is why Politicians always get negative comments but that doesn't mean that they are
Delta 2023: Either PDP Retains Zoning Formula Or Delta Central Moves To APC, The Battle Just Begun In Delta State, the head of PDP People's Democratic Party has said that either the zoning formula party in the state transferred to the other party APC. According to what he said, the state has generate three successive administrations (Chief James Onanefe Ibori, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, and Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa). The PDP head who does not want his name published reacted to what Delta State members of PDP are doing,
Ifeanyi Okowa is governor of Delta State and Chairman of the South-South Governors' Forum. Not long ago, he questioned the legality of what he described as the Federal Government's tacit approval for Zamfara State to control the gold deposits available in that state. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. Photo: premiumtimesng.com According to several news sources, including www.arise.tv, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa expressed his concern about the constitutionality of Zamfara State government's control of the state's
A meeting was held between the governors and other class leaders in the South-South region and a delegation from the federal government. Governors and other stakeholders from the South-East met with a delegation from the federal government in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Agboola Ibrahim Gambari, led the Federal Government delegation to the meeting. The meeting was held to address the effects of the EndSARS protests and other major issues plaguing the region.
The People's Democratic Party, PDP dictate Delta State government has plunged the state into huge debts as the State's debt surges under the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. From N219.94 billion at the start 2015 when Okowa continue office, the total debt has risen to N256.66 billion as at 30th June 2020, representing an increase of increase of 16.7% in total debts in five years. According to the figures from the Debt Management Office, DMO, the current debt consist of N235.86 billion domestic debt
My fellow opera news readers, the following are the latest Newspaper headlines in Nigeria, today Friday 27th November, 2020 ASUU divided over Fed Govt’s offer to end strike The government said the exemption of ASUU from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) was temporary pending when the university lecturers will complete the development of its payment platform – the University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS). This Denial by FG has dashed our hope on ASUU Resumption.
Gov. Okowo urges Nigerians to study hard and turn to God Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State, urges Nigerians to turn their backs on God According to the governor, it is the responsibility of the people to make a living because of the prevailing situation in Nigeria The governor's call comes as an Islamic cleric, Murtadha Gusau, speaks on the importance of peace. Delta State Governor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Friday called on Nigerians to study their lives and affairs and turn to God in the face of turmoil
A key coordinator of the ENDSARS protest in Delta State and key of actor of the Revolution Now Movement and Movement for Justice in the South South, Isreal Joe has been released after hours of grilling. Isreal Joe posted on his Facebook page hours before then, that he had invited by the Delta police command Special Intelligence Bureau over his involvement in the ENDSARS and asked friends for prayers for everything to go smoothly. He later posted to ensure friends of his safety and that he has been released after
South-South Governors and leaders on Tuesday, insisted that Nigeria needs to be restructured along the lines of true federalism and devolution of powers to the federating units. The leaders and people from the region made the demand at a consultative meeting with a Federal Government delegation at Government House, Port Harcourt, Rivers. The South-South leaders decried the present arrangement, where others zones depend on the resources of the Niger Delta. They said such an arrangement could not engender the
Governors of the six states that makes up the South-South geopolitical zone of Nigeria has asked the federal government to relocate the headquarters of all the oil multinational companies to their operational bases in the South-South region. Chairman of the South-South Governors forum and Governor of Delta State, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa stated their position in the meeting between Governors and leaders of the South-South region with the Presidential delegation that includes all the ministers from the region who were
OBINNA EZUGWU President of the Nigerian Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Delta State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, as well as governors of Oyo and Borno states; Engr. Seyi Makinde and Professor Babagana Zulum, among other notable Nigerians, have emerged winners in the 2019 edition of the prestigious Zik Prize Awards. The Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre (PPRAC), organisers of the award, in a statement by its chairman, Professor Jubril Aminu,
Elders and leaders from the southsouth region of the country on Tuesday, November 24, met and demanded that Nigeria should be restructured to reflect true federalism. At the regional meeting held in PortHarcourt attended by governors and traditional rulers, it was concluded that more needed to be done to ensure that the country is at peace with itself. Speaking after the meeting, the chairman of the Southsouth Governors' Forum, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state, said the region wants the federal government
1. South south leaders demand restructuring of Nigeria. Governors and leaders of south south geopolitical zone in nigeria have demanded for the restructuring of Nigeria as the best option considering the hitches going in the country to avert greater danger that may come as a result of violence or another protest owing that nigeria is not at peace at the moment. The southern governors forum which is head by His Excellency Gov Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state stated this one Tuesday as the stand of the zone during
South South Nigeria is one of the geopolitical zones of Nigeria, consisting of the following states; South South Nigeria provides the economic mainstream of the country. It also makes up a significant number of people in Nigeria's population. The governors of the zone having meet and dissected the issues bordering the zone, among the major issue discussed was to order the immediate Relocation of Government Owned Oil Subsidiaries from Lagos and Abuja to the South South Region South South governors make this
The south-south Governors comprising of Delta, Bayelsa, Cross River, Benin, Port Harcourt and Akwa Ibom State on Tuesday met with President Buhari Muhammadu chief of staff Amb. Ibrahim Gambari at Port Harcourt in River State Government House. The President Buhari Muhammadu Chief of Staff Amb. Gambari came with other dignatries to meet the south-south Governors and stakeholders of the Niger Delta Region as the former meeting which scheduled was cancelled due to the absence ofFederal Government representative
South-South Govs to Buhari: Our resources are used for the development of the North and other regions while we suffer The governors of the South-South geopolitical zone are calling for a restructuring of Nigeria along the lines of true federalism, deploring the underdevelopment of their region and claiming that their resources are being used to improve other regions. This was stated at a meeting of regional stakeholders with the Federal Government delegation led by Ibrahim Gambari, the President's Chief of Staff.
Senator Godswill Akpabio alongside other dignitaries at the Presidential Delegation Meeting led by the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari with leaders of South South region in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. It could be recalled that the meeting which was earlier scheduled few days ago was rescheduled due absence of the Delegation Team. The absence of the Delegation Team was attributed to emergency security meeting. The meeting was attended by all the six Governors of the South South Region