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17 Oct
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Police Brutality: Delta sets up Judicial Panel of Enquiry

Delta State Government has constituted an eight-member Judicial Panel of Enquiry to investigate allegations of police brutality and extra-judicial killings in the state. A statement signed by Secretary to State Government, Mr Chiedu Ebie, in Asaba, said that the panel, ...

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Okowa calls for efforts to keep Polio at zero level
17 Oct
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Okowa calls for efforts to keep Polio at zero level

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on stakeholders in the health sector to focus on surveillance and routine immunisation to ensure that Nigeria and Africa keeps polio at zero level. Okowa made the call on Friday while receiving ...

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17 Oct
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Okowa condoles Makinde over mother’s death

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has sent condolences to his Oyo State counterpart, Seyi Makinde, on the death of his mother, Mrs Abigail Makinde. Mrs Makinde reportedly died on Thursday, at her Ibadan home at the age of 81. ...

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Delta tertiary institutions autonomous - Okowa
15 Oct
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Delta tertiary institutions autonomous – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, said his administration exercised little or no interference in the operations of the state’s tertiary institutions. Okowa made this known when the leadership of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) of Delta ...

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14 Oct
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Okowa mourns as J.P. Clark dies at 85

Okowa mourns as J.P. Clark dies at 85 Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has sent profound condolences to family of renowned poet and playwright, Prof. John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo who passed on Tuesday. The late professor reportedly died at a ...

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Delta Information Commissioner, Mr. Charles Aniagwu,
13 Oct
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FDC’s report on Delta economy faulty — Aniagwu

The Delta State Government has said that the publication by the Financial Directives Company (FDC) on the state’s economy was faulty and a misrepresentation of the prevailing economic indices in the state. In a statement on Tuesday in Asaba, by ...

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Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (left), addressing #End SARS protesters in Government House gate, Asaba.
13 Oct
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#ENDSARS protests: Consequence of leadership failure – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday said ongoing nationwide protests for an end to police brutality in the country was a reflection of leadership and family failures over the years. Okowa stated this while addressing the protesters at ...

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Delta Information Commissioner, Mr. Charles Aniagwu,
13 Oct
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Delta earmarks N378 billion as budget estimate for 2021

The Delta State Executive Council, today, approved a draft estimate of N378 billion as budget for 2021 which would be presented to the state House of Assembly next week for approval. This was part of resolutions reached at the State ...

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Okowa tasks Civil Service Commission on value re-orientation
12 Oct
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Okowa tasks Civil Service Commission on value re-orientation

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for value re-orientation in the civil service of the state to achieve effective service delivery and good governance. Okowa gave the charge on Monday in Asaba, while swearing in the Chairman and ...

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We're committed to ensuring peace in Delta — Okowa
11 Oct
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We’re committed to ensuring peace in Delta — Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to ensuring that peace returned to warring communities in the state. Okowa gave the assurance while receiving the report of the Judicial Panel of Enquiry into the disputed ...

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