<strong>2022 YAGEP Beneficiaries in Cassava Production Receive</strong><strong> Orientation</strong>

2022 YAGEP Beneficiaries in Cassava Production Receive Orientation

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: Beneficiaries of the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) enrolled into the 2022 cycle has received orientation with a call on them to use knowledge acquired to boost their farm enterprises. The Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer, Prof Eric Eboh, made the call during…

<strong>I Now Fend </strong><strong>f</strong><strong>or Myself</strong><strong>, Says </strong><strong>STEPreneur</strong><strong> </strong><strong>Onome</strong>

I Now Fend for Myself, Says STEPreneur Onome

-Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and Laura Ese Oghene: Juliet Onome is the CEO of Judos Clothing, a beneficiary of Fashion Design and Tailoring in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2015/2016 cycle.  She hails from Okpe LGA and is a graduate of Botany, but was jobless for three years…

<strong>YAGEP </strong><strong>Grew</strong><strong> My Business</strong><strong>,</strong><strong> Says </strong><strong>Muyiwa</strong>

YAGEP Grew My Business, Says Muyiwa

–By Ese Laura Oghene: Mebaghanje Muyiwa is the CEO of Finger Integrated Farm. She hails from Warri South Local Government Area. She studied Business Administration and enrolled into the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2019/2020 cycle as a Brown YAGEPreneur in Piggery. She shares her story. ‘’I was into pig farming for three years, but mybusiness was not growing…

<strong>Delta Job Creation Bureau Trains Staff on Performance Improvement</strong>

Delta Job Creation Bureau Trains Staff on Performance Improvement

–By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: Senior Management Staff of the Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau have been charged to deplore knowledge acquired during training to improve their performance in their duties. The Director-General of the Centre for Management Development (CMD, Abuja, Mr….

<strong>T</strong><strong>H</strong><strong>E</strong><strong> JOB AND WEALTH CREATION EVIDENCE </strong><strong>[</strong><strong>REVISED AN</strong><strong>D U</strong><strong>P</strong><strong>DATED</strong><strong>]</strong>

THE JOB AND WEALTH CREATION EVIDENCE [REVISED AND UPDATED]

Okowanomics Fact Sheet No. 6, September-A 2022 1.0  Introduction Okowanomics Scorecard Series is a semi-monthly [twice-a-month] bulletin of evidence-based “Fact Sheets” showing Governor Okowa’s spectacular achievements in the social, infrastructural and economic development of Delta State. The Scorecard Series is a “book of chronicles” of Governor…

<strong>I Was Jobless till I Enrolled </strong><strong>i</strong><strong>n STEP</strong><strong>– Omokra </strong>

I Was Jobless till I Enrolled in STEP– Omokra 

–By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and Laura Ese Oghene: Omamode Omokra trained in Decoration and Event Management in the 2018/2018 STEP cycle of the Delta State Government’s Skills training and Entrepreneurship Training (STEP). He has an OND in Banking and Finance. She hails from Ughelli South LGA and…

N11.2m Medical Bills: Patients In FMC, Asaba Specialist Hospital Thank Dame Okowa

N11.2m Medical Bills: Patients In FMC, Asaba Specialist Hospital Thank Dame Okowa

Fifty-Three patients drawn from both the federal medical centre and Asaba Specialist Hospital have expressed appreciation to the wife of the Delta state governor, Dame Edith Okowa following the payment of their medical bills and that of their children to the tune…

<strong>YAGEP </strong><strong>Made Life Easier for My Family, Says </strong><strong>Maile</strong>

YAGEP Made Life Easier for My Family, Says Maile

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu and Ese Laura Oghene: BLESSING MAILE hails from Ika North East Local Government Area. He holds an SSCE and enrolled under Green YAGEP in the 2015/2016 Cycle in Poultry Production. Like his counterparts in the pioneer set, she was established in YAGEP Farm…

Tricycle Plant to commence operations soon in Delta State – DIDA Boss

Tricycle Plant to commence operations soon in Delta State – DIDA Boss

–By Sylvester Iloba: The Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA) in line with its mandate of attracting investments to the State had finalized the process for operations to commence at the Stallion Auto Keke Ltd Plant in Delta State. The duo of the Chairman DIDA…

Delta@31: Delta Reps Caucus Celebrates, Felicitates Okowa, Deltans *Revels Peace, Unity, Progress

Delta@31: Delta Reps Caucus Celebrates, Felicitates Okowa, Deltans *Revels Peace, Unity, Progress

The Delta State Caucus in the House of Representatives has appreciated the unity, peace and progress that are evident in Delta State since its creation 31 years ago, despite obvious diversity in culture, linguistic, and politics. According to a statement jointly signed…

DYC Boss Lauds FG’s Engagement Of Tompolo In Pipelines Surveillance

DYC Boss Lauds FG’s Engagement Of Tompolo In Pipelines Surveillance

-By Albert OGRAKA: President General of Delta Youth Coalition (DYC), a frontline political pressure group in Nigeria, Mr. Chibuzor Agunwa (aka Mr. Dash), has lauded the move by the federal government to award surveillance contract to High Chief Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo,…

<strong>STEP Opened My Eyes to</strong><strong> </strong><strong>Opportunities </strong><strong>i</strong><strong>n Electrical Works </strong><strong>–</strong><strong>Okonicha</strong>

STEP Opened My Eyes to Opportunities in Electrical Works Okonicha

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and Ese Laura Oghene: Henry Okonicha, a Public Administration graduate, hails from Oshimili North LGA. He enrolled and trained in Electrical Installation and maintenance in the 2015/2016 STEP cycle. He is the CEO of God First Cable Network, a fast-growing electrical cable shop in…

Okowanomics: UNPRECEDENTED NETWORK OF ROADS, URBAN RENEWAL 

Okowanomics: UNPRECEDENTED NETWORK OF ROADS, URBAN RENEWAL 

AND BOOST OF THE SERVICES SECTOR Okowanomics Fact Sheet No. 4, August-A 2022 Introduction Okowanomics Scorecard Series is a semi-monthly bulletin of evidence-based “Fact Sheets” showing Governor Okowa’s spectacular achievements in the social, infrastructural and economic development of Delta State. The Scorecard Series is a “book…

<strong>YAGEP has impacted my life positively</strong><strong>, Says Isede</strong>

YAGEP has impacted my life positively, Says Isede

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and Ese Laura Oghene: NKECHI ISEDE is the CEO of Vicchs Nk located at YAGEP Farm Cluster, Owa-Alero. She is an SSCE holder who enrolled into the 2018/2019 Cycle as a Brown YAGEPreneur in poultry production. She shares the impact of this…

2nd Batch Beneficiaries @ Prosper Edo Empowerment Programme Get Starter Packs 

2nd Batch Beneficiaries @ Prosper Edo Empowerment Programme Get Starter Packs 

-By Albert Ograka: Founder/President of the Prosper Edo Empowerment Programme, an affiliate of Bashorun Askia Foundation (BAF), Chief Prosper Iwoma Edo, says the programme is to complement the Job Creation Model of the state governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa through the…

Okowa Says D-CARES mitigating eco impact of pandemic *Beneficiaries selected on merit -Barry-Gbe Insists

Okowa Says D-CARES mitigating eco impact of pandemic *Beneficiaries selected on merit -Barry-Gbe Insists

-By Albert OGRAKA (with additional govt house news bulletin): Delta Governor and Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa on Friday said the state’s COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (D-CARES) Programme was to mitigate the adverse…

<strong>I Trained 26 Persons for Free to Complement Okowa’s Efforts, Says STEPreneur Onyedum</strong>

I Trained 26 Persons for Free to Complement Okowa’s Efforts, Says STEPreneur Onyedum

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: Marvis Onyedum, the CEO of Marvis Unique Catering Services, Effurun, enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2015/2016 cycle as a non-indigene beneficiary. Since establishment, Marvis has carved a niche for herself…

YAGEP Helped Me to Expand My Farm, Says Lokosi 

YAGEP Helped Me to Expand My Farm, Says Lokosi 

–By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: VICTOR TAMARAKE-PREYE LOKOSI is a graduate of Political Science, but took to farming as an occupation when he could not secure a job. He hails from Patani Local Government Area and enrolled into the Delta State Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme…

<strong>THE LEGACY OF A TRANSFORMED HEALTHCARE SYSTEM</strong>

THE LEGACY OF A TRANSFORMED HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

Okowanomics Fact Sheet No. 3, July-B 2022 INTRODUCTION Okowanomics Scorecard Series is a semi-monthly bulletin of evidence-based “Fact Sheets” showing Governor Okowa’s spectacular achievements in the social, infrastructural and economic development of Delta State. The Scorecard Series is a “book of chronicles”…

Elumelu Celebrates Asagba (Prof) Chike Edozien @98, 31st Anniversary On Throne

Elumelu Celebrates Asagba (Prof) Chike Edozien @98, 31st Anniversary On Throne

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has felicitated the Asagba of Asaba, Asagba (Prof) Chike Edozien on his 98th birthday and 31st anniversary on the throne as the Asaba of Asaba kingdom. Elumelu in a Statement…

*DTSG TRAINS MORE YOUTHS ON TRICYCLE REPAIRS, SERVICING*

*DTSG TRAINS MORE YOUTHS ON TRICYCLE REPAIRS, SERVICING*

-By Sylvester Iloba: The Delta State Government in collaboration with the Stallion Auto Keke Ltd has trained more 50 Deltan Youths on the repair and servicing of the new improved Keke Bajaj. The Training/Empowerment Programme which took place in Aladja close to…

Delta Youths Trained As Stallion  “Keke” Automobile Technicians Get Certificates

Delta Youths Trained As Stallion  “Keke” Automobile Technicians Get Certificates

-By Albert OGRAKA: The Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA) has issued certificates to the first batch of successful technicians trained on the repair and servicing of Keke Bajaj tricycle in Delta state. 250 youths from the state are to benefit from…

STEP Took Me off the Street through Gainful Employment, Says Opia

STEP Took Me off the Street through Gainful Employment, Says Opia

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: OPIA ELVIS enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2018/2019 cycle as a brown STEPreneur. He was trained in Aluminum Works. He hails from Ndokwa West Local Government Area. Elvis is the…

An Era of Policy and Institutional Reforms

An Era of Policy and Institutional Reforms

Okowanomics Fact Sheet No. 2, July 14, 2022. Okowanomics Scorecard Series is a semi-monthly bulletin of fact sheets showing Governor Okowa’s landmark legacy achievements. The series is prepared by Delta State Job & Wealth Creation Bureau. This Fact Sheet No. 2 in…

Elumelu Congratulates PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Gov.Okowa On Birthday

Elumelu Congratulates PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Gov.Okowa On Birthday

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has felicitated the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 general elections and the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa on the…

<br>Gov. Okowa’s Integrity Earned Him Vice Presidential Candidate Of PDP —Says Bashorun Askia


Gov. Okowa’s Integrity Earned Him Vice Presidential Candidate Of PDP —Says Bashorun Askia

-By Albert OGRAKA: Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh FCNA, CrFA, has said that the choice of the Governor of Delta state, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa as Vice Presidential candidate by the Peoples Democratic…

Asagba Of Asaba Hails Delta Youth Coalition For Mobilizing To Enthrone Good Governance 

Asagba Of Asaba Hails Delta Youth Coalition For Mobilizing To Enthrone Good Governance 

–By Albert OGRAKA: His Royal Majesty, Obi Prof. Chike Edozien CFR, JP, the Asagba of Asaba, has lauded the activities of a frontline political pressure group in Nigeria, Delta Youth Coalition (DYC), for its proactive efforts in ensuring that persons who have…

Dame Okowa Flags Off Free Medicare For Aniocha/Oshimili Fed Constituency @ Grand Finale In Asaba 

Dame Okowa Flags Off Free Medicare For Aniocha/Oshimili Fed Constituency @ Grand Finale In Asaba 

–By Albert OGRAKA: Wife of Delta state Governor and founder of O5 Initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, has flagged off the grand finale of the 2022 Free Grassroots Medical Outreach for the Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency. The epoch making event which took place at…

BIRTHDAY: DESOPADEC Boss, Bashorun Askia Felicitates With Delta Speaker, Oborevwori

BIRTHDAY: DESOPADEC Boss, Bashorun Askia Felicitates With Delta Speaker, Oborevwori

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA has felicitated with the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Sheriff Oborevwori on his birthday anniversary. He described him as a superior…

Okowa: Renewed Hope for Nigeria -Says Bashorun Askia

Okowa: Renewed Hope for Nigeria -Says Bashorun Askia

–By Albert OGRAKA: THE Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA CrFA has heartily congratulated Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, governor of Delta State, on his emergence as Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic…

Beneficiaries Of O5 Initiative Free Medicare Hit 8,568  *As Dame Okowa Urges Constituents’ Use Of Facilities

Beneficiaries Of O5 Initiative Free Medicare Hit 8,568 *As Dame Okowa Urges Constituents’ Use Of Facilities

Blank NEWS Online can authoritatively report that a total of 8,568 persons have so far benefitted from the ongoing Free Medical Outreach being carried out by O5 Initiative, a pet project of Delta First Lady, Dame Edith Okowa and her partners across…

Delta Govt Has Done Well for Youths, Says YAGEPreneur Ofien

Delta Govt Has Done Well for Youths, Says YAGEPreneur Ofien

-By Gertrude ONYEKACHUKWU-UTEH and Ese Laura OGHENE: HENRY CHUKWUMA OFIEN is the CEO of Chukky Go Farm located at YAGEP Farm Cluster, Owa-Alero. His enthusiasm and passion for hard work distinguished him from his peers. He was an “okada” rider before he got…

Elumelu: Three Years of Excellent Representation In 9th National Assembly

Elumelu: Three Years of Excellent Representation In 9th National Assembly

RT. HON. NDUDI GODWIN ELUMELU, a cosmopolitan politician with a heart for service, had great plans for the people of Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency of Delta State when, in the 2019 general elections, he sought for their mandate, to represent them in the…

Delta SERVICOM, Labour Relations Boss Assured Of Support From MDAs

Delta SERVICOM, Labour Relations Boss Assured Of Support From MDAs

-By Chukwudi ASOYA: IN a bid to actualise the finishing strong agenda of Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa led administration, the office of Delta state SERVICOM and Labour Relations undertook a monitoring and inspection visit to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the…

Adopt Delta YAGEP Model to Tackle Agric Problems, Eboh Tells Stakeholders

Adopt Delta YAGEP Model to Tackle Agric Problems, Eboh Tells Stakeholders

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH and Ese Laura OGHENE: STAKEHOLDERS in the Agricultural Industry have assembled to identify solutions to various challenges plaguing the sector in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa. This was the overarching goal at the 7th Agricultural Policy Stakeholders Forum and 1st Annual…

Delta 1st Lady @ 61: I Celebrate Jesus With Inmates, Orphans, Less Privileged -Dame Okowa

Delta 1st Lady @ 61: I Celebrate Jesus With Inmates, Orphans, Less Privileged -Dame Okowa

Wife of Delta Governor and founder 05 Initiative, Dame Edith Okowa has revealed to the world how she has chosen to celebrate her birthdays. The First Lady, on Wednesday, June 01, 2022, celebrated her 61st birth anniversary with inmates of the Five…

Reps Minority Leader, Elumelu Celebrates Dame Edith Okowa @ 61

Reps Minority Leader, Elumelu Celebrates Dame Edith Okowa @ 61

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has felicitated the Wife of the Delta State Governor, Dame Edith Okowa, on the occasion of her 61st birthday anniversary. Elumelu in a goodwill message on Wednesday appreciated the Lord…

OKOWANOMICS IN ACTION: The Agricultural Sector Testimonial

OKOWANOMICS IN ACTION: The Agricultural Sector Testimonial

-Prof. Eric Eboh,Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer In the last seven years, Delta State, under the excellent leadership of His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State, has witnessed unprecedented positive social and economic transformations. These unparalleled achievements and…

Bashorun Askia Hails Gov. Okowa’s Audacity of Visionary Leadership At 7

Bashorun Askia Hails Gov. Okowa’s Audacity of Visionary Leadership At 7

Frontline leader of the Peaples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta state, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA, has congratulated the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa for his visionary leadership in the state. Bashorun Askia, in a message titled, “Audacity…