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  Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Monday, charged newly-elected Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of the 25 local governments in the state to embark on viable infrastructural projects and ensure modesty, fiscal discipline, prudent management, judicious allocation of resources, and excellent service delivery. Governor Oborevwori also tasked them to avoid profligacy typified by wasteful spending and extravagant lifestyle, but to address the recurring problems of insecurity, poverty, unemployment and environmental decay in the various local government areas. Oborevwori gave the charge while swearing-in the newly elected

  Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Sunday, said the state government was working with the construction giant, Julius Berger, to redesign and remodel the Effurun roundabout for the purpose of providing cloverleaf and road expansion in the busy corridor. Governor Oborevwori disclosed this to newsmen shortly after inspecting the flyover under construction at PTI junction in Uvwie Local Government Area of the state. The Governor, who said he was impressed with the job done so far on the projects, expressed optimism that Julius Berger would

  Delta State Gôvernor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has congratulated media mogul, Prince Nduka Obaigbena, on his 65th birth anniversary. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon, Governor Oborevwori lauded the Chairman/Editor-in-Chief of THISDAY Newspapers Group/Arise News, for his admirable and outstanding contributions to Nigerian media ownership and operations. According to him, Prince Obaigbena added splendour to the noble profession through well-deserved innovations, earning him the nickname "The Duke" of journalism for his inspirational and leadership efforts. "On behalf of the government and people

  A former Students' Union Government, SUG, President of the defunct Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, Comrade Abel Edigbe has been elected and inaugurated as President of the Isoko National Youth Congress (INYC) Worldwide. The new executive was inaugurated, weekend, by Grand Patron of INYC and Commissioner Representing Isoko Ethnic Nationality on the Board of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Chief Victor Egbo at the Stop n Chop Event Centre, Ozoro, Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State. Egbo in his remarks, charged the

  By Henry Ubus   Ethiope East LGA, July 13, 2024 – In a show of support and commitment to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Barr. Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe, the Orientation Bureau Chief, cast his vote today at Unit 13, Okpe Street, Kokori, Ethiope East Local Government Area. Dr. Oghenesivbe arrived at the polling unit promptly and exercised his civic duty at exactly 10:45 am, endorsing the PDP and its candidate, Chief Augustine Ogedegbe. Dr. Oghenesivbe’s participation in the voting process highlights the high level of engagement

  Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Emomotimi Guwor, Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ede Dafinone, Friday, attended the funeral ceremony of former Minister of State for Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi. Gbagi, who was Delta State Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the 2023 general elections, died on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at the age of 62 years. Other dignitaries at the funeral include; Chief Judge of Delta State, Justice Theresa Diai;

  Member representing Isoko North/South Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Hon. Jonathan Ukodhiko, has pledged his support for initiatives that would see to the development of sports in the Constituency. The House of Representatives member gave the commitment on Friday at Peccan Hotel, Emevor, when he chaired the finals of the Maiden Isoko North Table Tennis Tournament facilitated by Mr Palmer Ogheneyole Nathaniel. The Isoko Federal lawmaker commended the organizer of the Table Tennis Competition in Isoko North Local Government Area, Mr Palmer for the laudable

  As Delta State goes to the polls tomorrow to elect Chairmanship and Councilorship candidates across the 25 ocal government areas in the state, the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) have endorsed all the Chairmanship candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). CUPP Chairman in the State, Chief Efe Tobor and spokesman, Prince Henry Eze disclosed the endorsement at a press conference in Asaba on Friday. The CUPP boss said the coalition comprising 16 Political Parties including the PDP have been assessing the campaign trains of

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