Delta energy ministry to sustain power supply in rural areas - Commissioner

The Delta State Ministry of Energy has promised to link all communities to the electricity grid in 2016.

State Commissioner for Energy, Barrister Newworld Safugha, stated this when he appeared before the House of Assembly Committee on Energy to present the 2016 budget proposal of the ministry.< [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015

Delta targets N76.6bn IGR in 2016

Delta state is targeting the sum of N76.6bn as internal generated revenue in 2016 fiscal year as against N44.7bn realized in 2015 by the state Board of Internal Revenue.

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa stated this while presenting a budget proposal of N265.66bn for 2016 to the House of Assembly for cons [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

NUT wants states to take-over payment of teachers’ salaries

The Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT Delta State Wing, has made case for primary teachers’ salaries to be taken away from local governments and transferred to states.

Comrade Jonathan Jemiyeriegbe, state chairman of NUT, made the call on the sidelines of a 3-day seminar organized for SIWEC [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Taskforce demolishes illegal structures in Delta

The special taskforce set up by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on the demolition of illegal structures along the Benin-Onitsha expressway and Asaba environs has commenced operations from the Issele- Azagba axis, with the removal of some illegal structures within 50 meters of the expressway.

Th [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Ndokwa chiefs exonerate Delta deputy speaker over royalty diversion

Traditional rulers in Ndokwa Nation have exonerated the Deputy Speaker Delta of the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Friday Osanebi, over allegations of his diverting oil royalty.

Osanebi has been accused by the Coalition of Ndokwa Youths of diverting royalties from oil companies operating in [...]

Tue, 08 December 2015


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