Tag Archives: Delta State

Nigeria’s Eche Chinonso Breaks Guinness World Record For Most Consecutive Football Touches

Nigerians are constantly making the country proud, not just in diaspora but in the nation itself and they all deserve to be celebrated! The latest Nigerian to added to that celebratory list is 11-year-old Eche Chinonso a.k.a “Amazing Kid Eche” from Delta State, who just successfully smashed the Guinness World Record for the most consecutive football touches. Impressive right? but wait until…

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COVID-19: Delta Grants Reopening Of Cinema Houses, Hotels & Others

On Thursday September 10, the Delta State Government further relaxed the COVID-19 directives put in place to curb the spread of the ravaging virus. The Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu made this known in in Asaba where he stated that cinemas, hotels, eateries, and others have been allowed to operate but should observe the COVID-19 protocols. He reportedly said, “We have…

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ICYMI: Tanker Explosion Rocks Delta State, Leaves Many Dead & Injured

At least 20 persons have been confirmed dead as a result of a tanker explosion which occured on Wednesday morning around Koko Junction along Benin/Sapele Expressway in Ethiope West council area of Delta State. According to SaharaReporters, an eyewitness had earlier said the accident which involved 10 vehicles and casualties burnt beyond recognition was as a…

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Delta State Governor, His Wife And Daughter Recover From COVID-19

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, his wife Edith, and one of their daughters have successfully recovered from COVID-19. The governor made the latest development known to the public on social media on Tuesday morning. Taking to Twitter, he wrote, ”My wife, my daughter and I have tested negative for COVID 19, along with other members of…

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Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa And His Wife Test Positive For COVID-19

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and wife, Dame Edith Okowa, have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. The governor who had gone into isolation last week with his family after one of his daughters tested positive for the virus announced this on social media on Wednesday July 1. He wrote: ‘‘My wife…

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Delta State Governor And His Wife In Self-Isolation After Daughter Contracts COVID-19

On Friday, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State confirmed that one of his daughters tested positive for the ravaging Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. Okowa added that he and his wife, Edith, were now self-isolating for the next 14 days.  The governor’s daughter was among the 106 positive cases in the state that was announced…

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COVID-19: 60-Year-Old US Lady Dies In Delta After Showing Symptoms, Police Arrest Online Lover

A 60-year-old US national visiting Delta state has died after reportedly showing symptoms of COVID-19, Sahara Reporters reports. Hafiz Inuwa, the commissioner of police in the state, who confirmed the incident said the woman was in Nigeria to visit her male friend. According to him, the 60-year-old was kept in a hotel in Warri for sometime…

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COVID-19: Delta State Governor Inspects Food Bank, Sets To Begin Distribution

Following up with Delta state’s food bank initiative, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed determination to cushion the effect of COVID-19 lockdown on the people of the state. The governor made the pledge on Thursday in Ibusa, when he inspected the food bank in Ibusa. Mr Okowa said he would set up committees comprising local government chairmen, the…

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Coronavirus: Delta State Extends Stay-At-Home Order By Two Weeks

Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, the Delta State governor has extended the stay-at-home directive for two more weeks (14 days) to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Today NG reports. Okowa, disclosed this at a news briefing on Tuesday morning at the Government House Asaba. He said the extension was necessary to identify, isolate and detect cases. “It…

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