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Dankwambo Urges Arewa Community To Observe Culture, Norms In Delta, Inaugurates Okowa’s Road Projects

Dankwambo Urges Arewa Community To Observe Culture, Norms In Delta, Inaugurates Okowa’s Road Projects

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
  Gombe State Governor, Dr Ibrahim Dankwambo has urged Arewa Community in Delta state to observe the culture and norms of the people with view of living in peace with their host communities. The governor gave this admonition while commissioning some projects executed by his Delta State counterpart, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa. Dankwambo commissioned Abavo Circular Road, Abavo phase 1 with a spur to Ogbekile Street in Ika South local government area and Owerre-Olubor/Ekwuoma Road in Ika North-East local government area of Delta State. Speaking separately, the two governor urged Nigerians to live in peace and unity. According to Dankwambo, "the Arewa Community should live in peace with the host communities, you (Arewa Community) must not do anything that is against the nor...
South South Govs Call On Buhari To Immediately Withdraw Water Resources Management Bill

South South Govs Call On Buhari To Immediately Withdraw Water Resources Management Bill

NEWS
  Governors of the South South geopolitical zone have called on the President Muhammedu Buhari-led Federal Government to immediately withdraw the proposed Water Resources Management bill before the National Assembly. The governors said that the provisions of the bill are offensive and obnoxious, expressing disagreement over the federal government moves to centralized control of water resources in the country. The governors spoke in Port Harcourt, Rivers State under the aegis of South South Governors Forum after its meeting Wednesday┬ánight. In attendance was Governor of Delta state, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Bayelsa State Governor and Chairman of the Forum, Rt Hon Seriake Dickson, Rivers State Governor and host to the meeting, Nyesom Wike, Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanue...
Alleged 1% Delta Govt Budget For Isoko Nation: It Is All Politics, They Are Lying About It – Okowa

Alleged 1% Delta Govt Budget For Isoko Nation: It Is All Politics, They Are Lying About It – Okowa

NEWS
  Delta state Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa has said that those alleging that his a administration marginalised the Isoko nation in the allocation of the capital votes in the 2018 state budget are only playing politics and lying about it. The governor responded to the issue which has been on the front burner in the state since two weeks ago as reported by BigPen Online, at an event in Oleh , headquarters of Isoko South Local Government on Wednesday. He said that at the appropriate time, he will address leaders and traditional rulers from the ethnic nation on the vexed issue. Governor Okowa however expressed concern that some top politicians who ought to know because of "politics" were lying to their people and had helped to fuel the 'rumour' and 'lies', saying,...
Exclusive: Warri Industrial Park ‘Megaproject’ Could Be Stalled Indefinitely Over ‘Billions’ Law Suits

Exclusive: Warri Industrial Park ‘Megaproject’ Could Be Stalled Indefinitely Over ‘Billions’ Law Suits

BUSINESS, NEWS, NIGER DELTA
The much publicised Warri Industrial Business Park "megaproject" of Delta State Government may become a mirage that would never come to fruition. BigPen Online can report that if the lawsuits currently before the various court of justice over the requisition of land for the project are anything to go by, then execution of the project would be block for a long time. The decision of the courts on the 'big project' may be a potential "fatal blow" that would nail the coffin of the project which ought to be a star project for the state government. All the monies pumped into the initial stage of the project for feasibility study and other preliminary starts off stage would have be wasted, and more monies would go down the drain for litigations and settlements, with the project remai...