Job Creation: How GEEP Made Beneficiary An Oil Palm Development Expert

Job Creation: How GEEP Made Beneficiary An Oil Palm Development Expert

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: OMOEFE UCHE GODSWILL hails from Emu-Obedeti in Ndokwa West Local Government Area. She attended the University of Port Harcourt where she obtained a BSc. in Agricultural Economics 2012. She was unemployed till she got enrolled…

Work Hard To Achieve Bright Future, STEPreneur Okocha Advises STEP/YAGEP Beneficiaries

Work Hard To Achieve Bright Future, STEPreneur Okocha Advises STEP/YAGEP Beneficiaries

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)  –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: JENNIFER CHINASIAOKWU OKOCHA (2016/2017 STEP CYCLE). Our STEPreneur for the week is Jennifer Chinasiaokwu Okocha, trained in Audio-Visual Services. She hails from Aniocha South. She is the CEO of JennyChi Studios, Asaba. Jennifer attended Delta State Polytechnic,…

Borno To Export Wheat, Gum Arabic To Sudan

Borno To Export Wheat, Gum Arabic To Sudan

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: BORNO State is to export wheat and gum arabic to Sudan. This follows discussion between Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum and a team of experts at theheadquarters of Arab Bank for Economic Development in…

Breaking: Section Of Uzere Road Bridge Caves-In, Commuters Urged To Seek Alternative Routes

Breaking: Section Of Uzere Road Bridge Caves-In, Commuters Urged To Seek Alternative Routes

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: THE major bridge to Uzere kingdom in Isoko South local government area and other Ndokwa East reverine Communities of Delta State has caved – in and commuters have resorted to alternative routes tor their…

Think Outside The Box Within Our Environment For Needs You Can Provide, Survive On, YAGEPreneur Okafor Tells Delta Youths

Think Outside The Box Within Our Environment For Needs You Can Provide, Survive On, YAGEPreneur Okafor Tells Delta Youths

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: JOHN OKAFOR is the CEO of G.Husb Enterprise located at Ugbolu. He hails from Ika North East Local Government Area. He holds a BSC, MSC and is about to complete his PhD in Economics from the…

$418m Judgement Debts: Reps Minority Caucus Back Govs, Demand Probe …Urges Buhari To Halt Payment Until After Probe

$418m Judgement Debts: Reps Minority Caucus Back Govs, Demand Probe …Urges Buhari To Halt Payment Until After Probe

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)  –From Editor’s DESK: THE Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has cautioned against the reported approval by President Muhammadu Buhari for the payment of the $418 million suspicious debt despite wide spread national objection by stakeholders, including…

I Have No Regrets Being A Fashion Designer, Says STEP Beneficiary

I Have No Regrets Being A Fashion Designer, Says STEP Beneficiary

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: BRADOUYAI KNOWLEDGE FININE hails from Burutu Local Government Area. He attended Bayelsa State University where he obtained a BSC in Business Administration in 2010. Five years after graduation, he was fortunate to be enrolled into the…

I Plough Back My Profit to Grow My Business, Says STEP Beneficiary

I Plough Back My Profit to Grow My Business, Says STEP Beneficiary

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: BEST OKEH OFEGO is the CEO of Waplink Global Enterprises, Ozoro. He has a BSC in Sociology from the Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki. He searched fruitlessly for job for eight years after university education. Fortune…

DBS Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society Re-Elects Executive C’ttee @ AGM

DBS Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society Re-Elects Executive C’ttee @ AGM

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: THE 12th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Delta Broadcasting Service Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society (DBSMPCS) has been held with a unanimous return of the executive committee. According to a statement issued by the Secretary of DBSMPCS,…

Discipline, Commitment, Key To Success, YAGEPreneur Ogbiye Advises Fellow Beneficiaries

Discipline, Commitment, Key To Success, YAGEPreneur Ogbiye Advises Fellow Beneficiaries

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)  –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: OGBIYE AYORUNME SIMON is the CEO of Omorovie Fish Farm located at YAGEP Fish Farm Cluster at Egbokodo-Itsekiri in Warri South Local Government Area. He got enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme…

You Cannot Yet Travel To UAE Without Visa- Ghana Embassy Tells Passport Holders

You Cannot Yet Travel To UAE Without Visa- Ghana Embassy Tells Passport Holders

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: GHANA Passport holders cannot yet travel to United Arab Emirates, the West African country’s embassy in the Arab country has said. A statement on Monday by Embassy of the Republic of Ghana in UAE said…

“Continue with Job Creation Programmes, Make More Youths Self-Reliant” – STEPreneur Chima Begs Okowa

“Continue with Job Creation Programmes, Make More Youths Self-Reliant” – STEPreneur Chima Begs Okowa

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: CHIMA, EMMANUEL OGE: The STEPreneur for this week is Oge Emmanuel Chima, a Fashion Designer. He hails from Aniocha North Local Government Area and has a BSC in Sociology. He enrolled into the Delta State…

Delta Govt Approves N425bn “Indicative budget” For 2022

Delta Govt Approves N425bn “Indicative budget” For 2022

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)  –From Editor’s DESK: DELTA Government has approved an “indicative budget” of N425 billion for 2022. The reconstituted State Executive Council approved the budget at its maiden meeting presided by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in Asaba on Friday. Briefing newsmen…

How GEEP Made Me Gainfully Employed, Says GEEPreneur Oge

How GEEP Made Me Gainfully Employed, Says GEEPreneur Oge

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: UCHUNU DOMINICA OGE: Many beneficiaries of the Delta State Government’s Job Creation Scheme have continued to share amazing testimonies of how the scheme took them out of the streets and made them meaningfully engaged to…

YAGEP Beneficiary Ascribes Business Success To Efforts Put Into Training

YAGEP Beneficiary Ascribes Business Success To Efforts Put Into Training

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: HELEN MORRISTER: The testimony of Helen Morrister is another success story of the Delta State Government’s Youth Agricultural and Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP). She is the Managing Director of Odhi Technical and Energy Services Fish Farm…

Neither My Parents Nor I Would Have Afforded Starter Pack, Says STEPreneur Esienakerien

Neither My Parents Nor I Would Have Afforded Starter Pack, Says STEPreneur Esienakerien

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: ESIENAKERIEN MERCY OMA: This episode of our weekly testimony features Mercy Oma Esienakerien, one of the beneficiaries of the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) enrolled in the 2017/2018 Cycle. She was trained in Catering and…

Chinese President Promotes Globalization

Chinese President Promotes Globalization

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: CHINESE President Xi Jinping has expressed the willingness of Communist Party of China and indeed China to collaborate with political parties worldwide to lead the economic globalization toward a direction that is more open, inclusive,…

ECOWAS Parliament To Discuss Use Of Cryptocurrency For Trade In W/Africa

ECOWAS Parliament To Discuss Use Of Cryptocurrency For Trade In W/Africa

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will hold its delocalized meeting under the theme: “Cryptocurrency as a facilitator of Community trade in West Africa”, from July 6 to 10, 2021…

GEEP Changed, Made Me Successful Oil Palm Consultant, Says GEEPreneur Aniuchi

GEEP Changed, Made Me Successful Oil Palm Consultant, Says GEEPreneur Aniuchi

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude ONYEKACHUKWU-UTEH: ANIUCHI IFEANYI ERNEST is one of the GEEP beneficiaries with IMC Oil Palm Plantations, Nsukwa. He hails from Ndokwa East Local Government Area and is an Agricultural Economics graduate from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka….

Showdown, As Host Communities Threatens To Shut Down AGIP Oil Facilities *Gives  Ultimatum

Showdown, As Host Communities Threatens To Shut Down AGIP Oil Facilities *Gives Ultimatum

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael EKOKOROWE: Women and Men in their numbers from nine host communities of Isoko South, Isoko North and Ndokwa East local government area of Delta State, has staged a peaceful protest against Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC),…

BE WILLING TO GROW GRADUALLY, STAY CONSISTENT, INNOVATIVE, CHIWEIKE ADVISES YOUTH ENTREPRENEURS

BE WILLING TO GROW GRADUALLY, STAY CONSISTENT, INNOVATIVE, CHIWEIKE ADVISES YOUTH ENTREPRENEURS

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude ONYEKACHUKWU-UTEH: CHIWEIKE NWANKWO hails from Oshimili North Local Government Area. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Technical and Vocational Education from the Delta State University, Abraka; enrolled into the Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme of…

United States Berates Federal Govt’s Ban of Twitter In Nigeria

United States Berates Federal Govt’s Ban of Twitter In Nigeria

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Mike SOGBOLO: UNITED States has condemned the banning of Twitter in Nigeria, stating that it is a violation of Nigerians’ fundamental rights. The United States, in a statement by it’s Embassy in Nigeria on Saturday said: “Nigeria’s…

BELLARKS POLYTECHNIC STUDENTS URGED TO ACQUIRE SKILLS FOR SELF RELIANCE

BELLARKS POLYTECHNIC STUDENTS URGED TO ACQUIRE SKILLS FOR SELF RELIANCE

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mchael J. EKOKORUWE: THE student of Bellarks Polytechnic Kwale, Ndokwa West local government area of Delta State, have been urged to acquire the necessary Skills that promote self reliance, towards addressing Nigeria’s unemployment problem. The Rector of…

Constitutional Amendment: Tambuwal Wants States To Choose Reps In RMAFC, FCC, Others

Constitutional Amendment: Tambuwal Wants States To Choose Reps In RMAFC, FCC, Others

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: GOVERNOR Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state, has suggested that to fulfill the stipulated Constitutional review of the revenue sharing formula, members of the RMAFC should be appointed by their respective states to remain detached from…

Delta Youth Crop Farmers Get Support Packages To Boost Food Security

Delta Youth Crop Farmers Get Support Packages To Boost Food Security

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: THE Delta State Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) beneficiaries in the 2020/2021 Crop Production Cycle have been given support packages to sustain their entrepreneurship endeavorus. The beneficiaries of the farm inputs who are all youth…

Delta Kick-Starts Orientation, Farm Enterprise Training To Boost Farm Projects

Delta Kick-Starts Orientation, Farm Enterprise Training To Boost Farm Projects

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: DELTA State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau has commenced its Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) with OFET for already existing youth farmers in Crop Production. Addressing the 158 YAGEP beneficiaries in Crop Production at Unity…

Elumelu: Representing, Empowering His People In Many Ways

Elumelu: Representing, Empowering His People In Many Ways

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): SINCE his inauguration into the 9th National Assembly about two years ago, as Member representing Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has continued to demonstrate his love and passion for the people, which to him is the…

Bashorun Askia Commends Dame Adewuyi For Establishing ICAN Resource Center In Delta

Bashorun Askia Commends Dame Adewuyi For Establishing ICAN Resource Center In Delta

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: MANAGING Director/CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA has described the National President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) Dame Onome Adewuyi, as…

Agriculture: Deltans Happy, As Govt Refurbishes YAGEP Fish Farm Clusters

Agriculture: Deltans Happy, As Govt Refurbishes YAGEP Fish Farm Clusters

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: ESTABLISHED beneficiaries of the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in Fish Production in Delta State can now heave a sigh of relief, following recent government intervention to curtail flooding in some farms and boost the…

Elumelu Distributes Empowerment Items Worth Over N300Mn To 456 Beneficiaries    *Okowa, Gbajabiamila, Others Hail Donor

Elumelu Distributes Empowerment Items Worth Over N300Mn To 456 Beneficiaries *Okowa, Gbajabiamila, Others Hail Donor

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on Saturday 15th May, 2021 flagged off the distribution of empowerment items worth over 300 Million Naira to 456 beneficiaries drawn from Anioha/Oshimili Federal Constituency of the State. The empowerment items,…

Vocation: NGC Gifts Starter Packs To Abia, Akwa Ibom, Rivers Women

Vocation: NGC Gifts Starter Packs To Abia, Akwa Ibom, Rivers Women

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Nigerian Gas Company (NGC) Limited, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum  Corporation (NNPC), has handed over starter packs to forty women drawn from  twenty host communities in Abia, Akwa Ibom and Rivers States, trained in five…

Delta To Sustain Upscaled Empowerment Schemes, Approves More Youth Investment Circles

Delta To Sustain Upscaled Empowerment Schemes, Approves More Youth Investment Circles

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: DELTA State government has further reaffirmed it’s determination to sustain the various ongoing, upscaled empowerment and wealth creation programmes, especially amongst youths in communities across the oil rich State. This is just as the state…

Bashorun Askia Becomes 2020 Public Sector Manager @ Independent Awards

Bashorun Askia Becomes 2020 Public Sector Manager @ Independent Awards

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: THE Managing Director/CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun (Hon) Askia Ogieh FCNA, CrFA, has been conferred with PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGER OF THE YEAR 2020 at the Independent Annual Awards,…