Category Archives: News Reel

25 Aug
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Delta confirms outbreak of Avian influenza

Delta Government on Wednesday confirmed the fresh outbreak of Avian Influenza, also known as Bird Flu with an estimated population of 164,473 birds so far affected in farms across seven Local Government Areas of the state. The Commissioner for Agriculture ...

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25 Aug
0

Okowa condoles with families of 7 road accident victims

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent his deepest condolences to the families of seven women who died in a road accident on the Orogun-Agbarha road in the state. The women, all from Bonadi and were returning from a marriage ...

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24 Aug
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Delta at 30: We’re now more united as a state – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday, said Deltans were now more united than they were when the state was created 30 years ago. Okowa stated this at a Stakeholders Interactive Forum in Asaba as part of the activities ...

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24 Aug
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Delta hands over Asaba Airport to concessionaire

Delta Government, on Monday, formally handed over the Asaba International Airport to the management of Asaba Airport Company which emerged victorious during the concessioning of the airport. The Asaba International Airport was concessioned to Asaba Airport Company on February 23, ...

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24 Aug
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Okowa congratulates Sultan of Sokoto at 65

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, as he clocks 65 years. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor commended the Sultan for ...

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23 Aug
0

Delta Political Vanguard, great pillar of support – Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, Sunday, described a political pressure group in the state, Delta Political Vanguard, (DPV) as a great pillar of support for his administration. Okowa disclosed this when the leaders and members of the group paid him ...

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23 Aug
0

30th Anniversary: Delta to honour iconic contributors to statehood

Delta Government on Monday said it would honour illustrious Deltans who contributed immensely to the growth and development of the state as it celebrates the 30th anniversary of its creation. Chairman of Central Organising Committee for “Delta at 30 Celebration’’, Dr ...

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23 Aug
0

Okowa tasks IGP on police-citizens relations

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, called on the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Alkali Baba, to strive toward bridging the gap in the relationship between the police and citizens of the country. Okowa made the call when he ...

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22 Aug
0

Obasanjo, Okowa, task Olu of Warri on nation building

Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday called on the new Olu of Warri, His Majesty Ogiame Atuwatse III, to work for the unity of his kingdom and contribute to nation building. Obasanjo spoke at the thanksgiving service ...

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22 Aug
0

Oneya impacted society greatly, says Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Sunday, said the demise of former military administrator of Benue and Kano States, Brig-Gen Dominic Oneya (retd), was an impactful loss to the state and Nigeria. He stated this when he visited the ...

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