Government Primary School, Asaba Ready For Commissioning, Says Ukah

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has expressed the readiness of the state government to commission the Government Primary School, Junior Staff Quarters, Asaba.Mr. Ukah, who gave the hint in Asaba on Monday…

UAE Commences Trade, Investment Activities In Nigeria

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE United Arab Emirates Embassy has commenced a series of trade and investment promotion activities in the country aimed at bolstering the bilateral trade and investment volume between Nigeria and the UAE. The trade promotion…

Gov Okowa, Ukah Get Accolades For Infrastructure Boost In Okpanam

Gov Okowa, Ukah Get Accolades For Infrastructure Boost In Okpanam

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Chukwudi ASOYA: A Councillorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, Comrade Jeffery Sunday Mordi, has described the State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa as a political…

Okonjo-Iweala Will Steer Global Trade On Path Of Fairness, Equity – Askia

Okonjo-Iweala Will Steer Global Trade On Path Of Fairness, Equity – Askia

-Blank NEWS Online –By Albert OGRAKA: Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh FCNA, CrFA, has expressed satisfaction on the consensus election of Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Director General of…

Edewor: Gold Standard For Tolerance, Faithfulness -Bashorun Askia Ogieh

-Blank NEWS Online –By Albert OGRAKA: Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh FCNA, CrFA, has described Emeritus Bishop of Oleh Diocese of the Anglican Church, Late Right Reverend Jonathan Edewor, as the Gold standard…

BELLARKS POLYTECHNIC KWALE, SET TO COMMENCE ACADEMIC SESSION

Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –Compiled By Michael EKOKORUWE: Bellarks Polytechnic Kwale, Ndokwa West local government area of Delta State, is set to commence academic session as the institution has been accredited by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE). The statement signed…

BASHORUN ASKIA FOUNDATION: PARAGON OF LOVE TO THE NEEDY

BASHORUN ASKIA FOUNDATION: PARAGON OF LOVE TO THE NEEDY

-Blank NEWS Online –By Albert OGRAKA: The Managing Director/CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun (Hon) Askia Ogieh FCNA, CrFA, has through his pet project, Bashorun Askia Foundation (BAF) distributed food items and money to the elderly…

Nigerian Prison Inmates Graduate From Open ‘Versity, Others On Various Studies

Nigerian Prison Inmates Graduate From Open ‘Versity, Others On Various Studies

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: 18 inmates of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) studying with the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Corrections’ Special Study Centres have graduated. They graduated on Saturday, February 02, 2021 in various fields with various…

TOURISM: Gashaka Gumti National Park Receives Boost

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO/ North-East Bureau: Gashaka Gumti National Park, the nation’s largest park has received a boost with a donation of accessories from Africa Nature Investors. The park, which is located in Taraba and Adamawa states, and hosting…

OPEC Fund Supports Post-COVID-19 African Infrastructure With $50m Loan to Africa Finance Corporation

OPEC Fund Supports Post-COVID-19 African Infrastructure With $50m Loan to Africa Finance Corporation

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): VIENNA –The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) and Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) have signed a $50 million loan agreement to help finance and build infrastructure needed for Africa’s post-COVID recovery. This represents the first direct…

Emonu-Orogun People Thank Okowa, Bashorun Askia For DESOPADEC Projects

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: The people of Emonu-Orogun community, in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State have expressed gratitude to the State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) for…

Delta To Up Investments Through Infrastructure Sustainance -Okowa

>>As Gov. Okowa Performs Ground-Breaking Of Tower Manufacturing/Fabrication In Issele-Uku –Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has assured investors that his administration would continue to provide an enabling environment, including infrastructure, for industries to thrive in the state.Okowa…

I THANK OKOWA, ISOKO SOUTH LEADERS, ALGON FOR HELPING MANAGE TURBULENT 6 YEARS AS LG BOSS –IKPOKPO

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael EKOKORUWE: The former chairman of Isoko South local government area, Sir Itiako Ikpokpo, has commended Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State, Isoko South elders and leaders, members of Association of Local Government of Nigeria…

You Can’t Succeed In Politics Without God -Egbabor

You Can’t Succeed In Politics Without God -Egbabor

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Theo UZI: …Says He Left Behind Most Peaceful, Secured LGA…Inaugurates Healthcare Centre At Ozoro The immediate past Chairman of Isoko North Local Government Council, Honourable Emmanuel Egbabor has urged politicians to always put their trust in God…

Ras Al Khaimah Ushers In 2021 With Astounding Fireworks Displays

-Blank NEWS Online (Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates): Show reiterates Ras Al Khaimah’s position as the GCC Capital of Tourism in 2021 The Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve Celebrations dazzled the world with a 10-minute fireworks show that underlined the…

Dame Okowa Celebrates Delta 1st Baby Of Year 2021 *Pays 11 Patients’ Bills

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: Wife of the Governor of Delta State and founder of 05 initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, on Friday December 1, 2021 presented gifts and offered prayers to Baby Joy Ogwu Ogbeta, the first baby born in…

Yuletide: Odua Hosts Children Of Atani, Others

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVID (Editor S’East Bureau): In the spirit of  giving and motherly love, the wife of Atani Monarch, Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State, Odua Nwanyi Ngoddy organized a Christmas get- together for the children…

LG POLL: ASASA EMERGES CONCENSUS PDP CANDIDATE FOR ISOKO SOUTH

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael EKOKORUWE: Hon. Victor Asasa has emerged consensus candidate for Isoko South local government area under the Peoples Democratic Party as Delta State local government election holds on 6th of March 2021. While announcing result of the…

OGHENE-OMORU RECEIVES DOUBLE AWARDS

OGHENE-OMORU RECEIVES DOUBLE AWARDS

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Sylvester ILOBA: Olorogun Lucky Oghene-Omoru has received the prestigious awards of Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultant (FIMC) and Certified Management Consultant (CMC). The awards were conferred on him by the Council of the Institute of…

Bashorun Askia Hails Prof Akpotu’s Emergence As IDU President *Pledges DESOPADEC Partnership

Pledges DESOPADEC Partnership, Cooperation With Leadership Of Isoko Development Union –Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – By Albert OGRAKA: The Udu of Isoko Nation, Odio Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA, has congratulated the newly elected executive of Isoko Development Union (IDU) and hailed…

IDU Elects New Executive, Commends Okowa For Isoko Development

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael EKOKORUWE: Isoko Development Union (IDU), apex social cultural organization of Isoko nation at the weekend, elected new executive with Professor Christopher Akpotu emerging the President General of the Union. The election was held at the National…

Elumelu Family Builds Ultra-Modern Palace For Onicha-Uku Monarch

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: The traditional Palace of Onicha-Uku kingdom in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, has been relocated to a permanent abode built by the Elumelu family. The edifice which stands at the centre of…

Shocking: Gov. Okowa To Commission Floating Market On Atlantic Ocean

>>Market To Boost Eco-Tourism, Attract Employment, Large Scale Trade Zone –Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Delta State Government on Wednesday said the floating market at Oghoye, a fishing community along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, will be ready before the end of…

DESOPADEC Dedicates Prestigious 2020 “BEST BOARD” Award To Gov. Okowa

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) The Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), on Sunday December 13, 2020 at the Oriental Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, beat other organisations in the country to clinch the coveted 2020 Peace Legend Award (PLA)…

Delta Agric Plan: Realization Of Okowa’s Vision For Productive Engagement -Prof. Eboh

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -By Albert OGRAKA: The Delta State Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer, Prof Eric Eboh, has described the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) as the realization of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s vision to engage youths productively in agricultural enterprises….

Comptroller Hails Dame Okowa’s Provision Of Medics To Correctional Centres In Delta

Comptroller Hails Dame Okowa’s Provision Of Medics To Correctional Centres In Delta

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: The Comptroller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ahmad Jafaru, has lauded the efforts of the wife of Delta State Governor and founder of 05 Initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, for continually assisting the inmates and staff…

Zik Leadership Award: Bashorun Askia, DESOPADEC Board, Mgt, Staff Congratulate Gov Okowa

Zik Leadership Award: Bashorun Askia, DESOPADEC Board, Mgt, Staff Congratulate Gov Okowa

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- By Albert OGRAKA: The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh (FCNA, CrFA), has congratulated the Governor of Delta State, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, for being honoured…

Bashorun Askia Insists Warri Is Safe, Open For Biz -As DBS Thank DESOPADEC

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh (FCNA, CrFA), has said that Warri, the commercial nerve centre of Delta State is safe and open for businesses, contrary…

Okowa’s All-Inclusive Leadership Style Hailed *As Govt Establishes Persons With Disabilities In Vocational Skills

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): By Albert OGRAKA: The Delta State Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer, Prof Eric Eboh, has hailed Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, the Governor of the State for his all-inclusive leadership style of ensuring that persons with disabilities (PwDs) are…

Seplat PEARLs Quiz: St. Michael College Benin Wins 9th Edition **Delta To Host 10th Edition

Seplat PEARLs Quiz: St. Michael College Benin Wins 9th Edition **Delta To Host 10th Edition

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: St. Michael College Benin, Edo State, has grabbed the grand prize of N7 million at the just concluded 9th edition of the NPDC/Seplat Preparing Exceptional and Responsible Leaders (PEARLs) quiz competition.  The annual PEARLs quiz competition…

Symposium: Bashorun Askia Speaks On Rejuvenating Economy In Post Covid Era

Symposium: Bashorun Askia Speaks On Rejuvenating Economy In Post Covid Era

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): From Albert OGRAKA: Internationally acclaimed Forensic Expert, Bashorun Askia Ogieh (FCNA, CrFA), has thrown light into some grey areas that may be an inhibition to Nigeria’s economic growth process. He however proffered solutions to tackling some myriad issues and how…

DAME OKOWA UNVEILS MORE SICKLE CELL CLINICS *As 05 Initiative Makes Facilities Accessible To Deltans

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: The 05 Initiative, a human and health development pet project of the wife of the Delta State Governor, Dame Edith Okowa, has continued to brace up in it’s efforts to make Sickle Cell Clinical facilities…

JP CLARK: You Will Murder The Play

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – By AZUA ALONU: When we told our English teacher, we were going to put on stage J.P Clark’s Play. Ozidi, he said: You will murder the play. Our dramatic society in our estimation very virile, we were…

Bashorun Askia Reveals DESOPADEC Plan To Train Youths On Skills

Bashorun Askia Reveals DESOPADEC Plan To Train Youths On Skills

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Determined to make youths to become entrepreneurs and employers of labour, Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), is in the process of setting up an Academy where youths will be trained to become experts at various…

STEP Beneficiaries Hail Gov Okowa For Making Them Fulfill Biz Venture

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: Twenty-six beneficiaries of the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP), on Friday, September 25, 2020 received their starter packs in Asaba, having successfully completed their training and passed the second Post Training…

Delta Online Publishers’ Forum Elects First Exco *Pledges Transparency

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Following the review of the interim leadership constituted for the Delta Online Publishers’ Forum (DOPF) in 2017, an elected leadership to steer the affairs of the body has been elected. The new Executive Committee (Exco) inaugurated on Thursday,…

Stronger Delta Remains Our Ultimate Goal, PDP Forum Re-assures Okowa, Askia

Stronger Delta Remains Our Ultimate Goal, PDP Forum Re-assures Okowa, Askia

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – By Etene PROSPER/Albert OGRAKA: Elders Forum of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Isoko South local government area has re-assured the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and the MD/CEO of DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh…

Dame Okowa’s 05 Initiative Pays N20m Med Bills For Poor Patients In 3 Years

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: *Builds Boreholes *2500 LG Women Get Palliatives *Food, Clothing For Needy In Churches To Mark Int’l Day Of Charity As part of activities to mark the 2020 International Day of Charity, wife of Delta State…

Isoko Union Lauds Bashorun Askia For Sponsoring Language Project In Schools

Isoko Union Lauds Bashorun Askia For Sponsoring Language Project In Schools

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – By Albert OGRAKA: The leadership of Isoko Development Union (IDU) and Traditional rulers of the various kingdoms in Isoko Nation have commended the efforts of the Managing Director of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC),…

DESOPADEC Intervention In Isoko: Bashorun Askia Reels Out Score Card

Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – From Albert OGRAKA, OLEH Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh has revealed that the Commission has delivered 41 projects, while 29 others in the pipeline are already awarded and…