STEP Training Inspired Entrepreneurial Spirit in Me, Says Enuma

STEP Training Inspired Entrepreneurial Spirit in Me, Says Enuma

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh ENUMA JENNIFER hails from Ndokwa East Local Government Area. She holds a BSc in Political Science and is the CEO of Jenny Joyful Catering Services. After years of joblessness, she enrolled in the Delta State Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2016/2017 cycle in…

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…

STEP Taught Delta Youths How to Become Job Creators, Says Edeogho

STEP Taught Delta Youths How to Become Job Creators, Says Edeogho

-By Gertrude ONYEKACHUKWU-UTEH/Ese Laura OGHENE: EDEOGHO BENJAMIN is a Sociology graduate and is the CEO of Oghene-Leno Polythenes, Asaba. He had worked as a banker with two microfinance banks before he enrolled and trained in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship…

YAGEP Support Package Boosted My Farm Enterprise, Says Adagbon-Etman

YAGEP Support Package Boosted My Farm Enterprise, Says Adagbon-Etman

-By Gertrude ONYEKACHUKWU-UTEH- JOY ADAGBON-ETMAN is the CEO of Divine Agro-Chemicals. She is a professional crop farmer with a bachelor degree in Agriculture. She hails from Oshimili North Local Government Area. To expand and boost her farm produce, she enrolled and received…

Damasak: Bagudu, Zulum tour Borno’s 3,000-hectare rice farm

Damasak: Bagudu, Zulum tour Borno’s 3,000-hectare rice farm

… Kebbi Governor explains visit … Says Buhari is happy  GOVERNOR of Kebbi State, Abubakar Bagudu, was, on Wednesday, led by Governor Babagana Umara Zulum on a tour of 3,000-hectare rice farm in Damasak, headquarters of Mobbar Local Government Area.   The mega farm…

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…

STEP Gave Me Financial Freedom, Says Omedomero

STEP Gave Me Financial Freedom, Says Omedomero

-By Gertrude ONYEKACHUKWU-UTEH- Blessing Omedomero hails from Isoko South Local Government Area. She enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2018/2019 cycle wherein she was trained and established in Fashion Design and Tailoring. She is…

STEP Training Inspired Me to Success, Says Apodor

STEP Training Inspired Me to Success, Says Apodor

–By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: Bridget Apodor is a Cosmetologist and a Beauty Therapist. She hails from Bomadi Local Government Area and is a graduate of Economics. She was trained and established by the Delta State Government in Cosmetology under its Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme…

REVEALED: Obiano Left Well Over N14bn For His Successor

REVEALED: Obiano Left Well Over N14bn For His Successor

BY SUNNY A. DAVID: Facts have emerged that former Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State left well over fourteen billion naira (N14bn) cash for his successor, and not between three hundred million and four hundred million naira (N300m-N440m) reported in the media…

YAGEP Offered Me the Platform to Excel, Says Okwuejenti

YAGEP Offered Me the Platform to Excel, Says Okwuejenti

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: Sylvester Okwuejenti was trained and established in Fish Production in the Delta State Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2017/2018 cycle.  He hails from Ndokwa West Local Government Area and has a Bachelor Degree in Agriculture. With his initial start-up…

How STEP Took Me Out of Labour Market -Ebenuwa

How STEP Took Me Out of Labour Market -Ebenuwa

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: AWELE MERCY EBENUWA enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2017/2018 cycle as an OND holder. She hails from Oshimili South Local Government Area. Through the STEP training and establishment in Catering and…

I Overcame Life Threatening Family Challenge through YAGEP -Alibo

I Overcame Life Threatening Family Challenge through YAGEP -Alibo

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: ALIBO EMEZIE FELIX is the CEO of JamesWhite Ventures and hails from Oshimili South Local Government Area. He has a B.Sc. in Peace and Conflict Resolution. He enrolled in the Delta State Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2017/2018…

STEP Took Me Off the Street, Says Senge

STEP Took Me Off the Street, Says Senge

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: SENGE PERE is a beneficiary of the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2016/2017 cycle. He was trained and established in Decoration and Event Management. He hails from Patani Local Government Area. Pere Senge is…

YAGEP Made Me Financially Independent –Uwigho

YAGEP Made Me Financially Independent –Uwigho

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: HELEN OWIGHO hails from Isoko South and has an HND in Agricultural Extension Management. She is a product of the 2016/2017 cycle of the Delta State Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP.) She is the CEO of Helen-O Fish Farm Enterprise…

I Am a Testimony that YAGEP is Successful -Akpukane

I Am a Testimony that YAGEP is Successful -Akpukane

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: MERCY OGHALE AKPUKANE has an OND in Business Administration. She hails from Isoko North Local Government Area and is the CEO of Mercy O.G Global Venture. Four years after her higher education, she enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Youth…

YAGEP Has Created Employment for Many Youths in Delta, Says Eyimeje

YAGEP Has Created Employment for Many Youths in Delta, Says Eyimeje

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: ANNA ONOME EYIMEJE, a graduate of Sociology, is a beneficiary of the Delta State Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2016/2017 cycle. She is the CEO of Anazek and Sons Enterprise located at the Fish Farm Cluster at Egbokodo-Itsekiri…

I Was a Private School Teacher till STEP Transformed Me to a CEO- Pupu

I Was a Private School Teacher till STEP Transformed Me to a CEO- Pupu

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: PUPU BLESSING, the CEO of NefeWorld Creativity, holds a B.Sc./Ed in Physics. She hails from Okpe Local Government Area. For lack of job, she enrolled and trained in Fashion and Textile Design in the 2017/2018 cycle of the Delta…

From Proceeds, I Contribute My Quota to Upkeep of My Home, Children’s Education -YAGEPreneur Stella Awulor

From Proceeds, I Contribute My Quota to Upkeep of My Home, Children’s Education -YAGEPreneur Stella Awulor

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: STELLA AWULOR hails from Ika North East Local Government Area and is the CEO of AkaChukwu Fish Farm located at Egbokodo-Itsekiri in Warri South West Local Government Area. She is four years in business, having enrolled in the 2016/2017 Cycle…

ANAMBRA: EFCC May Declare Obiano’s Chief Of Staff, Primus Odili Wanted

ANAMBRA: EFCC May Declare Obiano’s Chief Of Staff, Primus Odili Wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been compiling reports of alleged mismanagement of public funds by the immediate past Chief of Staff to Ex-governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Mr. Odili and could pick him up anytime soon, credible sources…

STEP Offered Me Opportunity to Acquire Knowledge in Biz Mgnt, Says STEPreneur Onogide

STEP Offered Me Opportunity to Acquire Knowledge in Biz Mgnt, Says STEPreneur Onogide

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: ONOGIDE HENRY hails from Ughelli North Local Government Area and is the CEO of Henryome Constructions Nig Enterprise, Ughelli. He is a Political Science graduate. Life situations and passion for self-employment motivated him to enroll for Welding and Fabrication in the Delta…

More Youths Should Be Engaged in Fish Production to Meet Market Demand for Fish, Says YAGEPreneur Odu

More Youths Should Be Engaged in Fish Production to Meet Market Demand for Fish, Says YAGEPreneur Odu

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: ODU UNUAKPOREGBETAYE SUNDAY began his farm business as a local farmer before his enrolment in the Delta State Government’s Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2017/2018 cycle. He hails from Okpe Local Government Area and is the Chairman…

DELTA GOVT KEYS INTO “EASE OF DOING BUSINESS” PROGRAMME

DELTA GOVT KEYS INTO “EASE OF DOING BUSINESS” PROGRAMME

As part of its drive towards promoting a business friendly environment, the Delta State Government has keyed into the Ease of Doing Business programme as stipulated by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC). The Chairman, Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA)…

My Standard Of Living Has Improved, Says YAGEPreneur Atiamare

My Standard Of Living Has Improved, Says YAGEPreneur Atiamare

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: OGHENEBRORHIE ATIAMARE is the CEO of Luzniffy Lifestock Enterprise located at YAGEP Fish Farm Cluster, Ugbokodo-Okpe. He studied Agricultural Science Education in the Delta State University and, upon graduation, enrolled in the State Government’s Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme in…

North East Masterplan: NEDC Organizes Stakeholders Meeting

North East Masterplan: NEDC Organizes Stakeholders Meeting

The North East Development Commission (NEDC) on Monday took a mighty step towards developing a masterplan for the rehabilitation of the crisis-torn North East region with the convocation of a stakeholders consultative forum in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The forum was…

I Am Symbol Of Prosperity For All Deltans, Says STEPreneur Mordi

I Am Symbol Of Prosperity For All Deltans, Says STEPreneur Mordi

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: KINGSLEY MORDI hails from Oshimili North Local Government Area. Though he has a B.Sc. in Public Administration, yet he enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2015/2016 Cycle when he could not get…

YAGEPreneur Atsepoyi Thanks Gov. Okowa For Providing Opportunity For Self-Employment

YAGEPreneur Atsepoyi Thanks Gov. Okowa For Providing Opportunity For Self-Employment

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: ATSEPOYI TOLA BILLY, from Warri South West Local Government Area, is a graduate of the Delta State University where he studied Biology Education. He was unemployed for two years till he got enrolled in the 2017/2018 cycle of the…

STEP Made Me Acquire More Professional Knowledge In Managing My Own Biz, Says STEPreneur Ellis

STEP Made Me Acquire More Professional Knowledge In Managing My Own Biz, Says STEPreneur Ellis

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: ELLIS EKENE EMMANUEL is the CEO of Vatigo Cakes and Catering located in Asaba. He hails from Ndokwa East Local Government Area. Though a graduate of Library and Information Science, his passion is to become his own boss with special…

If Every Govt Initiates YAGEP, Unemployment Will Be Brought To Barest Minimum, Says YAGEPreneur Ezediunor

If Every Govt Initiates YAGEP, Unemployment Will Be Brought To Barest Minimum, Says YAGEPreneur Ezediunor

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: STEPHEN EZEDIUNOR was trained in the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) of the Delta State Government in the 2015/2016 cycle, having graduated from Federal Polytechnic, Oko where he obtained an HND in Business Administration. He was trained in poultry production…

House of Reps Resolves To Investigate Alleged Fraud, Illegalities At FERMA, As Elumelu Moves Motion

House of Reps Resolves To Investigate Alleged Fraud, Illegalities At FERMA, As Elumelu Moves Motion

The House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously resolved to investigate the alleged monumental fraud and illegalities going on at the Federal Road Maintenance Agency of Nigeria, FERMA. The House resolution was sequel to a motion moved by the Minority Leader of the…

<strong>Delta Govt Trained Me, Now I Am Training Others, Says STEPreneur Azenuie</strong>

Delta Govt Trained Me, Now I Am Training Others, Says STEPreneur Azenuie

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: AZENUIE ASHINEDU VERA hails from Ndokwa West Local Government Area. She is the CEO of Jojo Fashion Empire located in Okpanam. Vera was unemployed for four years after graduation, but her story changed when she enrolled in the Delta State…

YAGEP Made My Dream Come True After 5 Years of Joblessness, Says YAGEPreneur Torere

YAGEP Made My Dream Come True After 5 Years of Joblessness, Says YAGEPreneur Torere

–By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: JOY TORERE is a Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) beneficiary in the 2019/2020 Cycle. She hails from Udu Local Government Area and has a B.Sc. ED in Agricultural Science from the Delta State University. She is a diligent young woman…

Delta Job Creation Programme Is Credible, I See It As Generational Vision -STEPreneur German

Delta Job Creation Programme Is Credible, I See It As Generational Vision -STEPreneur German

From Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: GERMAN RUKEVWE of the 2017/2018 Cycle hails from Ethiope East Local Government Area. Rukevwe German holds an HND in Electrical Electronics Engineering. He was trained and established in ICT Services by the Delta State Government under its Skills Training…

YAGEP Made Me Meaningfully Engaged, I Would Have Been In Unemployment Market, Says YAGEPreneur Okonji

YAGEP Made Me Meaningfully Engaged, I Would Have Been In Unemployment Market, Says YAGEPreneur Okonji

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: NNEKA OKONJO, from Aniocha South Local Government Area, has a Higher National Diploma in Agricultural Science from the Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, now Delta State University of Science and Technology. As one of the pioneers…

Entrepreneurship, Biz Mgnt Training Made Me What I Am, Says STEPreneur Adibor

Entrepreneurship, Biz Mgnt Training Made Me What I Am, Says STEPreneur Adibor

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: NAME: ADIBOR PROSPER (2018/2019 CYCLE-BROWN STEP)LGA: OKPEENTERPRISE: SHOE MAKING PROSPER Adibor has a BSc in Accounting and is the CEO of Prosperity Leather Works, Warri. Though re-trained in Shoe Making in the State Government’s Skills…

I Changed My Skill to Uphold Gov. Okowa’s Vision to Make Me Job, Wealth Creator, Says YAGEPreneur Olori

I Changed My Skill to Uphold Gov. Okowa’s Vision to Make Me Job, Wealth Creator, Says YAGEPreneur Olori

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: DENNIS OLORI:From Information Communication Technology (ICT) for which he was trained and established in the 2015/2016 STEP Cycle, Dennis Olori, unable to find fulfilment in it, migrated to Fish Production and Poultry. As the CEO…

I Will Establish Skill Acquisition Training Centre on Leather Works, Modern Trends in Fashion, Says STEPreneur Aphia

I Will Establish Skill Acquisition Training Centre on Leather Works, Modern Trends in Fashion, Says STEPreneur Aphia

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: APHIA, ROSELINE, a 2017/2018 Cycle beneficiary of the Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP), is our STEPreneur for the week. Roseline hails from Ughelli North Local Government Area and was trained and established in Fashion…

Delta Job, Wealth Creation Bureau To Ensure Organizational, Programme Sustainability Into Future -Prof. Eboh

Delta Job, Wealth Creation Bureau To Ensure Organizational, Programme Sustainability Into Future -Prof. Eboh

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: The Delta State Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer, Prof. Eric Eboh, has said that array of role-model STEP and YAGEP alumni who attended the graduation ceremony has inspired fresh graduands to business successes. Prof….

Update On Ukpokiti Terminal Fire Incident

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) From Editor’s DESK : The Management of Shebah Exploration & Production Company Ltd (SEPCOL) in RECIEVERSHIP, have provided an update on the explosion and subsequent fire that engulfed the FPSO Trinity Spirit located at the Ukpokiti Terminal, in…

Ughelli/Asaba Dualisation: Omodon Urges Construction Firm To Expidite Action

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Tina OKI: The Commissioner for Works (Urban and Highways), Mr Noel Omodon has tasked the construction company handling Sector ‘A’ of the Ughelli/Asaba Road Dualization to expedite action on the road before the rains commence. Mr Omodon…