DROP YOUR PRIDE, ENGAGE IN LUCRATIVE VENTURES THAT WOULD BRING HONOUR TO SOCIETY -SAYS MONARCH

DROP YOUR PRIDE, ENGAGE IN LUCRATIVE VENTURES THAT WOULD BRING HONOUR TO SOCIETY -SAYS MONARCH

-By Harrison Akamule: The  first vice Chairman, Delta State Traditional Rulers Council,  HRM S. P. Luke , PERE Kalanama Viii of Akugbene -Mein Kingdom , Bomadi Local Government, Delta State calls on all youths to drop their pride and engage in lucrative trades which…

Inspection Fee and Its Negative Impacts on Real Estate Transactions, By Oluwakayode Abe

Inspection Fee and Its Negative Impacts on Real Estate Transactions, By Oluwakayode Abe

The profession of Estate Management and Valuation faces significant challenges due to the prevalence of unqualified individuals operating as quacks on a daily basis. The lack of awareness about the role and importance of an Estate Surveyor, along with the advantages of…

Monday Market: Zulum adds N1 billion for reconstruction; targets September for reopening 

Monday Market: Zulum adds N1 billion for reconstruction; targets September for reopening 

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, has approved the release of additional one billion naira towards completion of the ongoing reconstruction works at the Maiduguri Monday Market which was razed in February, this year.  Zulum announced the latest intervention on Monday in…

Economic Downturn: Government Asked to Reduce Cost of Govenance

Economic Downturn: Government Asked to Reduce Cost of Govenance

Government has been asked to reduce the cost of governance in the country not only in reduction of pecks of office but also the retinue of appointees. Addressing journalists yesterday in Abuja, the Lead Director of Speak out Africa initiative, a Non…

Delta underscores Igbo entrepreneurial spirit 

Delta underscores Igbo entrepreneurial spirit 

Delta State Government on Tuesday lauded the enterprising and wealth creation spirit of Ndigbos to the economic development of the country.  Senior Political Adviser to Governor Sheriff Oborevwori, Senator Emmanuel Aguariavwodo stated this when he received on courtesy visit, the Chairman and…

FG Asked to Take Immediate Action Against Revenue Leakages

FG Asked to Take Immediate Action Against Revenue Leakages

The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has called on the federal government to take immediate action to block revenue leakages and implement measures to improve the economy without further delay. The call was made on Tuesday on the heels of the interception…

FG Takes Waste to Wealth Programme to Grassroots

FG Takes Waste to Wealth Programme to Grassroots

The federal government has taken it’s waste to wealth programme to the grassroots, promising to segregate waste to wealth in Kuchingoro community, a suburb in Abuja. Speaking during this year’s National Environmental Sanitation Day commemorated on Saturday at Kuchingoro, the Director, Pollution…

Nigeria, Germany takes 200,000 Nigerian youth off labour market with training in skills

Nigeria, Germany takes 200,000 Nigerian youth off labour market with training in skills

The collaboration of both the federal government and the German government have assisted in taking about 200,000 Nigerian youths from the labour market. The collaboration which is in the areas of training in arts, fashion, painting, baking, ICT, fishery among others, also…

65 Nigerians sponsored by CCECC to China return with degrees… To be deployed in Nigeria’s transport sector

65 Nigerians sponsored by CCECC to China return with degrees… To be deployed in Nigeria’s transport sector

Sixty-five Nigerians sponsored by the CCECC Nigeria Limited to study at Chinese universities have returned to the country after graduation to contribute to the development of the transport sector. The programme is a joint effort between CCECC Nigeria Limited, and two Chinese…

FG to sanction erring carbon traders

FG to sanction erring carbon traders

The Federal Government is planning big on revenue from evolving a policy on minimization of carbon emission in the country, issuing a strong warning to carbon emission reduction traders to adhere to all rules guiding the trade or face the wrath of…

Delta safe for investment, Oborevwori assures investors

Delta safe for investment, Oborevwori assures investors

Governor of Delta State, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has assured investors of a peaceful investment climate in the state. Oborevwori gave the assurance on Tuesday when he received on courtesy visit members of the Ndigbo Cultural Forum Asaba chapter at Government House,…

Palliative for fuel subsidy removal: Zulum rolls out 80 buses, pick up vans to commune farmers to/from farmers

Palliative for fuel subsidy removal: Zulum rolls out 80 buses, pick up vans to commune farmers to/from farmers

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum on Tuesday released 80 buses and pick up vans to commune farmers free of charge from their communities to farmlands in the state. The intervention is aimed at beating down the high cost of living caused…

World Bank lauds Delta govt’s exemplary partnership

World Bank lauds Delta govt’s exemplary partnership

The World Bank on Tuesday commended Delta State Government for its exemplary partnership in programme delivery. The Bank’s NG-CARES Task Leader, Professor Foluso Okumadewa gave the commendation when he led a delegation of the Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus Program…

Oborevwori congratulates ‘Gas King’, Julius Rone, at 49

Oborevwori congratulates ‘Gas King’, Julius Rone, at 49

Governor Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta has felicitated with the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of UTM FLNG Limited, Mr Julius Rone, on his 49th birth anniversary on June 25. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon, in…

Reopening of Seme border could stimulate economic activity in automotive sector- University Don

Reopening of Seme border could stimulate economic activity in automotive sector- University Don

The decision of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to reopen the Seme border has been commended as in order since it could stimulate activities in Nigeria’s automotive industry with significant implications for the nation’s economy. The Head of Economics Department at Bingham University,…

Italy supports ECOWAS with $14m on risk management, sustainable development… Spends $200,000 on Newly Inaugurated ECOWAS Disaster Operation Centre in Abuja

Italy supports ECOWAS with $14m on risk management, sustainable development… Spends $200,000 on Newly Inaugurated ECOWAS Disaster Operation Centre in Abuja

The Government of Italy has invested over $14 million in the last one year on risk disaster management and sustainable development in West Africa. The Ambassador of Italy to Nigeria, Mr Stefano De Leo said this at the inauguration of the ECOWAS…

EU Advises Tinubu to Create Enabling Environment for Private Sector to Thrive

EU Advises Tinubu to Create Enabling Environment for Private Sector to Thrive

The European Union on Thursday called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to create enabling environment for private sector to thrive in the country. The Head of European Union Delegation to Nigeria and Economic Community of West African States, Samuela Isopi gave this…

Oil Theft: NSCDC CG Reads Riot Act to Commandants in Niger Delta…Orders Round the Clock Surveillance of Oil Facilities

Oil Theft: NSCDC CG Reads Riot Act to Commandants in Niger Delta…Orders Round the Clock Surveillance of Oil Facilities

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr Ahmed Audi has read the Riot Act to Commandants in the Niger Delta States to get of economic saboteurs, vandals, criminals, oil thieves in the area, even as he…

Israel to partner Nigeria to create 1m jobs through digital economy

Israel to partner Nigeria to create 1m jobs through digital economy

Ambassador of Israel to Nigeria, Michael Freeman has disclosed the readiness of his country to partner with Nigeria towards realisation of the policy on creation of one million jobs through digital economy. Freeman, who is also the Permanent Representative of Israel to…

Soludo Bans Betnaija, Other Gambling Services In Anambra

Soludo Bans Betnaija, Other Gambling Services In Anambra

-BY SUNNY A. DAVID: The Anambra State Government has directed the immediate suspension of operations of casinos and gaming centers in the State over alleged dark deals. The directive is contained in a statement signed by Mr Donatus Onyenji, the Commissioner for…

Fuel Scarcity: Oborevwori cautions fuel marketers against hoarding, price hike 

Fuel Scarcity: Oborevwori cautions fuel marketers against hoarding, price hike 

Governor Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta State has cautioned fuel marketers in the state against hoarding of Petroleum products especially Premium Motor Spirit (PMS).  Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Festus Ahon in a statement on Tuesday in Asaba quoted Governor Oborevwori…

BENIZZY GLOBAL RESOURCES LIFTS 82 OKOLOBA INDIGENES  ON 37 SKILLS

BENIZZY GLOBAL RESOURCES LIFTS 82 OKOLOBA INDIGENES  ON 37 SKILLS

 BENIZZY GLOBAL RESOURCES, FOUNDED 2005, SPECIALISTS IN VOCATIONAL TRAINING AND EMPOWERMENT PARTNERED WITH OKOLOBA COMMUNITY IN BOMADI LGA, DELTA STATE TRAINED EIGHTY TWO (82) OKOLOBA INDIGENES  ON 37 VARIOUS SKILLS FROM  24TH  APRIL, 2023 TO END ON 24TH MAY, 2023, THE VISION IS TO EMPOWER THE RURAL PEOPLE WITH…

Valedictory Session: DIDA Chairman calls on staff to sustain tempo of achievements

Valedictory Session: DIDA Chairman calls on staff to sustain tempo of achievements

-By Sylvester Iloba: The Chairman Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA) Mr. Paul Nmah had called on management and staff of the Agency to endeavor to sustain and improve on the level of achievements by DIDA since inception. Mr. Nmah made this…

FG Opens Nigerian Businesses to Rest of World

FG Opens Nigerian Businesses to Rest of World

Nigerian businesses have been given another opening to the rest of the world as the Federal Government on Thursday launched an online platform that would connect foreign businesses that want to do business with Nigerian businesses. The government also set up a…

DTSG’LL ENSURE COMPLETION OF ALL PROJECTS EMBARKED ON- DIDA BOSS

DTSG’LL ENSURE COMPLETION OF ALL PROJECTS EMBARKED ON- DIDA BOSS

-By Sylvester Iloba: The Delta State Government will ensure that all Projects it embarked on would be seen to it’s logical conclusion. The Chairman Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA) Mr. Paul Nmah gave this assurance in a statement in Asaba. Nmah…

Group Calls for Resignation of DG, BPP

Group Calls for Resignation of DG, BPP

A public procurement advocacy group, NEFGAD, has demanded the immediate resignation of the Director General of the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP), Mr. Mamman Ahmadu over the alleged irregularity of his appointment. He was given a 30-day ultimatum to resign or face…

Isoko Alternative Energy: The Way Forward – IDU

Isoko Alternative Energy: The Way Forward – IDU

–From Michael Ekokoruwe: The Akpotu led Isoko Development Union has underscored the need for an alternative energy for the Isoko nation to midwife development in the area through Gas turbine, Independent Power Plants, Benin Electricity Distribution Company and urged Isoko to explore…

Seplat’s AGM Holds Tommorow, May 10

Seplat’s AGM Holds Tommorow, May 10

Nigeria’s leading indigenous oil and gas company; Seplat Energy Plc has announced that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled for Wednesday 10th May, 2023 has received further affirmation today Tuesday May 9, 2023 from the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja and…

Dubai-Mozambique Business Forum Underscores Mutual Investment, Trade Opportunities

Dubai-Mozambique Business Forum Underscores Mutual Investment, Trade Opportunities

Dubai International Chamber, one of the three chambers operating under Dubai Chambers, in partnership with the Mozambique Chamber of Commerce and the Association of Muslim Entrepreneurs and Businesses of Mozambique (AMEEM), today organized the Dubai-Mozambique Business Forum, as part of three-day trade…

Buhari administration helping to improve living standard of many Nigerians -Umana Okon Umana

Buhari administration helping to improve living standard of many Nigerians -Umana Okon Umana

-From Harrison Akamule: Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Umana Okon Umana, has said that the Buhari administration is helping to improve the living standard of many Nigerians by providing them with vocational training in a wide range of marketable skills that…

How STEP took me out of poverty- Airenogbuan

How STEP took me out of poverty- Airenogbuan

–By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: Augustina Airenogbuan hails from Oshimili North Local Government Area. She was one of the pioneerpersons with disabilities (PWDs) who benefitted from the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2016/2017 cycle.  She was trained and established in Hairdressing, Braiding and Makeover. She is the CEO of AugustinaHairdressing and Makeover. In…

STEP Made Me Self-Employed, Says Olu

STEP Made Me Self-Employed, Says Olu

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: Eric Olu hails from Ika North East Local Government Area. He enrolled into the 2018/2019 cycle of the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) as a Brown STEPreneur. Re-trained and established in Electrical Installation and Maintenance, he is now the CEO of Eric & Co General Electrical…

STEP is well thought-out to benefit unemployed youths – Ojuwa

STEP is well thought-out to benefit unemployed youths – Ojuwa

Authentic Ojuwa is a beneficiary of the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the pioneer 2015/2016 cycle. He was trained and established in Computer Maintenance and Hardware Repairs.  He is a graduate and hails from Ukwuani Local Government Area.  He shares his testimony after seven years as an entrepreneur. “It has…

Transcorp Hotel Abuja Wins Sales Team of the Year Global Award

Transcorp Hotel Abuja Wins Sales Team of the Year Global Award

Transcorp Hilton Abuja has won the Sales Team of the Year Global Award at the 2022 Commercial Services Summit Awards. A statement by the hotel on Monday read that: “Transcorp Hilton Abuja, the pride of Nigerian hospitality, challenged over 37 Hilton properties…

All Hail Doris Amaka Ochei As DAO Foundation Revives 20-Year-Old Abandoned Onicha-Olona  Market

All Hail Doris Amaka Ochei As DAO Foundation Revives 20-Year-Old Abandoned Onicha-Olona  Market

 … Market Begins Daily Trading Activities Tuesday, April 11, 2023 The Doris Amaka Ochei Foundation (DAO Foundation) Monday achieved a milestone when it brought back to use the market at Onicha-Olona that was built 20 years ago by the Aniocha North Local…

I Provide for My Family through YAGEP – Ugwu

I Provide for My Family through YAGEP – Ugwu

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and IfeanyiOmenogor: Ifeanyi Joel Ugwu is the CEO of Ifenoz Royal Ventures. He hails from Aniocha South LGA; he enrolled into the Delta State Government’s Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) inthe 2021/2022 cycle in which he was retrained and supported as an existing poultry farmer. He is an SSCEholder. He shares his testimony. “YAGEP has impacted on me positively and has givenme financial…

I overcame my limitation through STEP, says Obarakpor

I overcame my limitation through STEP, says Obarakpor

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: Merit Obarakpor hails from Ethiope East LGA. She has a B.Sc. in Economics. She was unemployed until she enrolled into the 2018/2019 STEP cycle of the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme. She was trained and established in…

<strong>I Sponsor My University Education from My YAGEP Farm –</strong><strong> Edema</strong>

I Sponsor My University Education from My YAGEP Farm – Edema

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and ElohorFoghola: Ofe Gift Edema is a beneficiary of the Delta State Government’s Youth  Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP.) He hails from Warri North LGA. He is the CEO of Ofe Fish Enterprise. Ofe was trained and established in the 2018/2019 YAGEP cycle in Fish Production. He is currently an undergraduate in Political Science, though he enrolled as…

DIDA CHAIRMAN CONGRATULATES OBOREVWORI ON ELECTION VICTORY

DIDA CHAIRMAN CONGRATULATES OBOREVWORI ON ELECTION VICTORY

-By Sylvester Iloba: The Chairman, Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA), Mr. Paul Nmah has congratulated Rt. Hon. Sheriff Francis Oborevwori on his victory at the just concluded Delta State gubernatorial election.  Mr. Nmah in a statement noted that Rt. Hon. Oborevwhori, has an undented tract record of remarkable achievements, outstanding service to the State…

<strong>STEP Made Life Easier for My Family, Says </strong><strong>Nwanagbogwu</strong>

STEP Made Life Easier for My Family, Says Nwanagbogwu

–By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: Ngozi Stella Nwanagbogwu hails from OshimiliNorth Local Government Area. She is the CEO of Hi Style, a hair beauty salon. She enrolled into the 2018/2019 STEP cycle as a Brown STEPreneur when she could not establish herself for lack of funds. She is an SSCE holder. Her business potentials came alive when…