okowa – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Wed, 08 Jul 2020 05:42:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg okowa – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 Jonathan greets Okowa in isolation https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/jonathan-greets-okowa-in-isolation/ Wed, 08 Jul 2020 05:42:16 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=262304 Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has written a goodwill message to the Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on the occasion of his 61st birthday. Jonathan felicitated with the governor whom he described as a patriotic leader. Governor Okowa turns 61 today 8 July 2020. In the message he personally signed, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan commended Okowa […]

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Okowa, Ijaw forum, others celebrate Edwin Clark at 93 https://thenewsguru.com/news/okowa-ijaw-forum-others-celebrate-edwin-clark-at-93/ Mon, 25 May 2020 04:31:23 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=254758 Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and the Lagos State chapter of Ijaw Elders’ Forum (IEF) have hailed foremost Niger Delta and Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, for his contributions to the development of the country. Clark, a former Federal Commissioner for Information, turns 93 today. In a statement on Sunday in Asaba, the state capital, […]

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2023: Okowa bars political appointees from early campaigns, consultations https://thenewsguru.com/news/2023-okowa-bars-political-appointees-from-early-campaigns-consultations/ Tue, 19 May 2020 04:38:06 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=253674 Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has barred members of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), especially political appointees, from constituting consultation groups ahead of 2023 general elections. He cautioned that such early consultations were capable of causing distraction in governance and polarisation among State Executive Council members. The governor’s admonition was contained in a statement […]

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Okowa condoles with Buhari, Abba Kyari’s family https://thenewsguru.com/news/okowa-condoles-with-buhari-abba-kyaris-family/ Sat, 18 Apr 2020 11:52:01 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=248265 Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, on Saturday, condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari over the death of his Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari. Okowa, in a statement authored via his verified Twitter account, said Kyari’s death remains a great loss. He prayed that God grant the family of Mallam Abba Kyari and Presidency the fortitude […]

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Okowa, Omo-Agege, others condemn killing of civilian by soldiers https://thenewsguru.com/news/okowa-omo-agege-others-condemn-killing-of-civilian-by-soldiers/ Fri, 03 Apr 2020 06:23:26 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=245135 The Delta State Government has called for an investigation into the circumstances which led to the killing 28 years old Joseph Pessu, allegedly shot dead by armed soldiers who were out to enforce the ‘sit at home’ order issued by the State Government as part of the effort towards containing the spread of coronavirus pandemic. The boy who was […]

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Okowa declares total shutdown in Delta after three suspected Coronavirus cases surface https://thenewsguru.com/news/okowa-declares-total-shutdown-in-delta-after-three-suspected-coronavirus-cases-surface/ Wed, 01 Apr 2020 06:36:53 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=244464 Delta State on Tuesday evening confirmed three suspected cases of  the novel coronavirus [COVID-19]. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa disclosed this on Tuesday in a statewide broadcast. The governor however noted that samples of the three suspected cases have been sent to the Specialist Hospital, Irrua, Edo State, adding that the state was expecting the results. By […]

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Okowa congratulates new ICAN President, Onome Adewuyi https://thenewsguru.com/news/okowa-congratulates-new-ican-president-onome-adewuyi/ Sat, 28 Mar 2020 13:52:04 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=243681 Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday congratulated Mrs Onome Adewuyi on her election as the 56th President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Adewuyi, a Deltan from Emevor in Isoko North Local Government Area, was elected at an ICAN Council meeting held on Thursday, March 26. Prior to her emergence as […]

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Soldiers backed herdsmen in killing of eight persons in Delta – Okowa https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/soldiers-backed-herdsmen-killing-eight-persons-delta-okowa/ Sat, 15 Feb 2020 23:23:44 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=236309 Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has condemnerd the fresh  attacks by suspected herdsmen in Avwon, Agadama, Ohoror, and other communities of Uwheru Kingdom, Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state. According to Okowa, suspected herdsmen accompanied by unidentified armed personnel attacked the communities in what has become an annual routine, killing over eight […]

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Okowa emerges South-South Governors Forum Chair https://thenewsguru.com/politics/okowa-emerges-south-south-governors-forum-chair/ Fri, 14 Feb 2020 17:34:40 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=236160 Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has emerged the Chairman, South-South Governors’ Forum. Okowa was reportedly selected after elaborate consultations to take over from the outgoing Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, who concluded his two-term in office on Friday, February 14. A statement by Dickson’s Special Adviser on Public Affairs, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, congratulated Okowa and […]

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Just in: Supreme Court affirms Okowa, Bello, Ikpeazu’s elections https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/supreme-court-affirms-election-okowa-delta-gov/ Wed, 08 Jan 2020 16:21:56 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=229800 The Supreme Court has just affirmed the election of Senator Ifeanyi Okowa as Governor of Delta State. It dismissed the appeal of Great Ogboru and the All Progressives Congress(APC) in the state. Similarly, the apex court upheld the elections of governors of Abia, Niger and Taraba states. The Supreme Court has A five-member panel of […]

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