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11 May
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Eschew frivolous injunctions, frequent adjournments, Okowa charges judges

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged the judiciary to eschew granting of frivolous injunctions and ensure speedy dispensation of justice. The governor gave the charge on Monday in Asaba, while swearing-in five new judges in the state. He also ...

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11 May
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COVID-19: Thisday rates Okowa’s response excellent

The Commissioner for Information in Delta, Mr Charles Aniagwu, has commended Thisday Newspapers for the “Excellent Leadership’’ rating it gave to the state Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, for his response to COVID-19 challenge in the state. In a statement ...

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10 May
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Why we demolished “Abraka’’ market — Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has said that the demolished Abraka Market in Asaba constituted security risk as it was a hideout for criminals involved in heinous crimes. The governor gave the explanation while fielding questions from newsmen on Saturday ...

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09 May
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Inter-state Lockdown: Okowa monitors compliance, warns violators

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Saturday warned that unauthorized vehicles entering the state in violation of restriction in inter-state movement ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari to stem spread of COVID-19 around the country would be impounded. Besides, the ...

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09 May
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Okowa condoles Tambuwal over uncle’s death 

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has sent condolences to Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on the passing away of his uncle, Shiekh Haruna Usman. Sheikh Haruna died in his hometown of Tambuwal at the age of 96 on ...

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05 May
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Delta is 2nd least poor state in Nigeria – NBS

The Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Delta ranked as second least poor state in the country. The bureau, in its latest Poverty Index Report, ranked Delta second after Lagos among the states with low poverty rate, and said that ...

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05 May
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Ensure stronger PDP at grassroots, Esiso urges PDP LG chairmen 

The Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta, Chief Kingsley Esiso, has urged chairmen of the party in the state’s 25 local government areas to attain a stronger and more united PDP in their areas. Esiso made the call ...

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04 May
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Face mask defaulters risk quarantine in Isolation Centre – DTSG

Delta Government has warned that anyone seen in public without face mask would be taken to any of the Isolation Centres in the state. Commissioner for Information in the state, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known in Asaba on Monday ...

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02 May
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COVID-19: Caring for daily income-earners our major challenge — Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, said the state faced a major challenge in dealing with the informal sector in the prevailing lockdown aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. He said this on Saturday at “The Platform”, the Annual ...

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01 May
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May Day: Okowa salutes workers, pledges improved welfare

As workers in Nigeria and across the globe mark Labour Day on May 1, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has felicitated with those in the state and commended them for their support and contributions to the growth and development of ...

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