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…

Reps Minority Leader Elumelu Celebrates Gov. Okowa on 7th Anniversary

Reps Minority Leader Elumelu Celebrates Gov. Okowa on 7th Anniversary

On behalf of the people of Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency and Deltans in general, I congratulate and celebrate our beloved Governor, His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, the Governor of Delta State, his amiable wife, Her Excellency, Dame Edith Okowa, the Government…

Delta PDP Guber Primaries: Bashorun Askia Salutes Oborevwori For Emerging As Flag Bearer, Assures Of Support

Delta PDP Guber Primaries: Bashorun Askia Salutes Oborevwori For Emerging As Flag Bearer, Assures Of Support

From Albert OGRAKA: Frontline leader of the Peaples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta state, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA, has congratulated Rt. Hon. Sheriff Francis Oborevwori, Speaker of the State House of Assembly, for emerging as the flag bearer at the Governorship…

YAGEP, a Real Boost to My Agricultural Investments- Odiakose

YAGEP, a Real Boost to My Agricultural Investments- Odiakose

-By Gertrude ONYEKACHUKWU-UTEH- SUNNY ODIAKOSE is the MD of Sunny Odiakose Farm located at Emuhu in Ika South Local Government Area. He is an SSCE holder who created job for himself and others through commercial farming. He owns an oil palm processing…

PDP House of Reps Primaries: Reps Minority Leader, Elumelu Wins, Dedicates Victory To God

PDP House of Reps Primaries: Reps Minority Leader, Elumelu Wins, Dedicates Victory To God

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Godwin Elumelu has overwhelmingly won the PDP House of Representatives Primary Election for Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, Delta State. Rt. Hon. Elumelu on Sunday May 22 was declared the winner of the…

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…

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…

We Are Proud Of Elumelu, Says PDP National Chairman, As Over 900 Persons Benefit From Elumelu’s Empowerment Programme

We Are Proud Of Elumelu, Says PDP National Chairman, As Over 900 Persons Benefit From Elumelu’s Empowerment Programme

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Dr. Iyorchia Ayo has applauded the Minority leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu for his outstanding contributions towards human capital development of the people in his Aniocha/Oshimili Federal…

EASTER: Bashorun Askia Seeks Nigerians Rededication To God, Offers Self For National Service To Rebuild Nigeria

EASTER: Bashorun Askia Seeks Nigerians Rededication To God, Offers Self For National Service To Rebuild Nigeria

-By Albert OGRAKA: Delta State People’s Democratic Party, PDP Frontline politician and House of Representatives aspirant for the Isoko Federal Constituency, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA, has felicitated with Christians on the celebration of Easter. Bashorun Askia urged the entire Christendom to…

Construction Work On Elumelu Constituency Projects Progresses Across Aniocha/Oshimili, As Constituents Expresses Joy

Construction Work On Elumelu Constituency Projects Progresses Across Aniocha/Oshimili, As Constituents Expresses Joy

Ongoing construction Work on Constituency Projects and other projects attracted by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elemulu, located across Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency in Delta state, has steadily progressed with some completed and waiting for commissioning. The…

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…

Bashorun Askia Ogieh Unveils More Projects In Isoko Nation

Bashorun Askia Ogieh Unveils More Projects In Isoko Nation

The commissioning train of the MD/CEO, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh proceeded yesterday, 31st March, 2022, starting with the harvest of projects unveiling at Oyede, where an ultra modern town hall, tastily furnished and equipped with soundproof generator was handed over to the…

Diaspora Engagement: IOM Commends NIDCOM as Africa’s Trailblazer

Diaspora Engagement: IOM Commends NIDCOM as Africa’s Trailblazer

PRESS RELEASE: For the African continent to move to become a driving force on the global stage, it is important to tap into the enormous resources of its diaspora , both within and outside the continent ,and the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission…

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)…

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…