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…

Federal College of Education (T) Asaba: Delta NUJ Expresses Delight At Pace Of Development

Federal College of Education (T) Asaba: Delta NUJ Expresses Delight At Pace Of Development

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Delta State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has expressed delight at the steady pace of development going on at the Federal College of Education (Technical) Asaba, Delta State. This concern was expressed by the Chairman of…

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…

Ugbodu-Ohordua Ecological Project:<br>Ensure Peace With Project Contractors, Elumelu, FG Urges Ugbodu Community

Ugbodu-Ohordua Ecological Project:
Ensure Peace With Project Contractors, Elumelu, FG Urges Ugbodu Community

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has said that the needs of the people will continue to be the focal point of his representation at the National Assembly. Elumelu…

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…

Biu-Garkida Road: How Betara Aliyu Goes Beyond Constituency’s Border In Borno

Biu-Garkida Road: How Betara Aliyu Goes Beyond Constituency’s Border In Borno

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): For decades, the road between Biu, Shaffa and Garkida linking Borno state and Adamawa states in northeast Nigeria had been a nightmare for commuters. Successive representatives of the Hawul, Askira Federal constituency could not in any way make…

NSCDC Partners NICO On Training Of Personnel In Indigenous Languages

NSCDC Partners NICO On Training Of Personnel In Indigenous Languages

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): The National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO) has commenced a language proficiency training for officers and men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps to enhance their skills and mastery of the three major indigenous Nigerian languages…

Anambra: Soludo Will Surpass My Achievements, Obiano Pledges

Anambra: Soludo Will Surpass My Achievements, Obiano Pledges

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVID In Awka: The outgoing Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has urged the people of the State to give total support to the incoming administration of Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo. He stated this…

Nollywood Actors Declare Support For Ongoing Drug War

Nollywood Actors Declare Support For Ongoing Drug War

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA In Abuja: Leaders of the Nollywood industry under the aegis of Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, have declared support for the ongoing war against drug abuse in Nigeria, even as they expressed their preparedness to…

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….

Ederie Agog As Okowa, Askia, Onwo, Macaulay, Others Attend Eta Enahoro Son’s Marriage *Wish Couple Blissful Bond

Ederie Agog As Okowa, Askia, Onwo, Macaulay, Others Attend Eta Enahoro Son’s Marriage *Wish Couple Blissful Bond

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: Ederie community in Isoko South local government area of Delta State was agog at the weekend as the Governor of Delta state, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the Majority Leader Delta State House of Assembly,…

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…

St. Malachy’s College Old Boys’ Association, Sapele Gives Back *Unveils N11.5m School Hall

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Sheddy UDU: The 1970’s/1980’s set of students of St. Malachy’s College, Sapele, Old Boys’ Association (SMOBA), have handed over a renovated school hall to the management of the school in Sapele, Delta State. The Honourable Commissioner for…

Aregbesola Makes Case For Innovative Solutions To Nigeria’s Housing Deficit

Aregbesola Makes Case For Innovative Solutions To Nigeria’s Housing Deficit

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Professionals in the engineering field have been advised to up their game by proffering solutions to the challenges facing the profession, including housing deficits in the country. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, gave the advice at the…

Professor Zulum And His ‘Empty Seat Of Power’

Professor Zulum And His ‘Empty Seat Of Power’

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Isa GUSAU: From the most part of March 2020 to date, I have observed that Borno’s governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, abandons the executive red chair, and desk in his main office at the Government House in…

Elumelu Felicitates With Issele-uku Monarch On His Birthday, 5th Coronation Anniversary

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has felicitated with the Monarch of Issele-uku kingdom in Aniocha North Local government area, Delta State, His Royal Majesty, Agbogidi Obi Nduka, on…

CHIEF ERIRI BECOMES 15TH ODIO-OLOGBO OF EMEDE

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Michael EKOKORUWE: Chief Paul Oletu Eriri, a former University don was last Friday installed the 15th Odio-Ologbo of Emede Kingdom in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. Performing the inauguration at his Uruovo residence in…

Elumelu Briefs Aniocha/Oshimili Critical Stakeholders, Restates Commitment to Proactive Representation, Says 2021 Constituency Empowerment Programme To Hold Soon

Elumelu Briefs Aniocha/Oshimili Critical Stakeholders, Restates Commitment to Proactive Representation, Says 2021 Constituency Empowerment Programme To Hold Soon

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has restated his resolve towards ensuring unhindered and proactive representation of the People of Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency in the National Assembly. Elumelu said…

French Ambassador Meets Zulum, To Partner On Agriculture, Education

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Our CORRESPONDENT: The French Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Emmanuelle Bultmann said her country plans to partner with Borno State on development of agriculture, education, and the resettlement of IDPs. Amb. Bultmann announced this on Wednesday when she…

Mohammed bin Rashid honours 10 Winners of 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) : His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has formally presented awards to the 10 winners of the 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize. The Prize’s Awards Ceremony coincided with the…

FG Inaugurates ICT Centre in Ilesa

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Minister of Interior CORRESPONDENT: The Federal Government on Friday said it will continue to equip students and citizens with ICT skills such as machine learning and artificial intelligence and facilitate ICT adoption in teaching and learning in…

Borno Signs N11.5 billion Contract for Construction of Roads in Maiduguri

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Borno State Government has signed a contract of about N11.5 billion with the Eighteenth Engineering Company (EEC) and Obtuse Tech Engineering Company limited for the construction and dualization of major roads within Maiduguri Metropolis. The road projects which…

STEP Graduands In Electrical Installation, Solar Works Get Starter Packs *As Beneficiaries Hail Delta Govt

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: Graduands trained in Electrical Installation and Solar works in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) have received starter packs to begin their businesses in Electrical Installation and Solar Works. At the…

Delta House Of Assembly Aspirant Fidel Onwodi Promises Excellent Representation

Delta House Of Assembly Aspirant Fidel Onwodi Promises Excellent Representation

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Engr. Fidel Eweniwe Onwodi, has declared to represent Aniocha North State Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly. He said…

Bashorun Askia Expresses Satisfaction Over Ongoing DESOPADEC Tower Project

Bashorun Askia Expresses Satisfaction Over Ongoing DESOPADEC Tower Project

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -By Albert OGRAKA: MANAGING DIRECTOR/CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has expressed satisfaction over the ongoing construction work at the ultra-modern DESOPADEC tower project in Warri. He made the commendation…

Elumelu Empowers Two Youths With Complete Musical Instruments Worth N7m

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: In his avid resolve to ensure engagement of Youths in gainful endeavors, the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has empowered two youths, talented in music, with complete musical instruments….

NUJ Warri Correspondents’ Chapel Pass Vote of Confidence On Ikeogwu

NUJ Warri Correspondents’ Chapel Pass Vote of Confidence On Ikeogwu

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –PRESS RELEASE: Members of Warri Correspondents Chapel, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Delta State Council, have passed a vote of implicit confidence on the Chairman, NUJ Delta State Council, Comrade Michael Ikeogwu, describing him as dogged leader who…

Bashorun Askia Foundation Distributes Food Items To Aged Across Isoko Nation

Bashorun Askia Foundation Distributes Food Items To Aged Across Isoko Nation

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: The Bashorun Askia Foundation (BAF) began the distribution of food items such as rice, beans, yams, plantains,etc, to aged women and men across Isoko Nation. The Founder/Grand Patron of Bashorun Askia Foundation, Bashorun Askia Ogieh…

I Never Dreamt I Could Own, Manage Own Biz -Says STEPreneur Awikpen

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: NAME: AWIKPEN ITOHAN EUNICE (2018/2019 CYCLE-BROWN STEP)LGA: ETHIOPE WESTENTERPRISE: HAIRDRESSING, MAKEOVER AND BRAIDING EUNICE ITOHAN AWIKPEN holds a B.Sc. in Business Education from the Delta State University, Abraka and is the CEO of Eunice-Tee Beauty…

New Year 2022: First Lady Showers Gifts On First Baby *Pays N1.36M For Stranded Patients

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – From Editor’s DESK/ With Additional Reports: Wife of Delta State Governor and founder, 05 initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, has showered gifts on the first baby of the year 2022, Miss Edith Marvin Enyosa. The First Lady also…

INVESTMENT: DIDA Boss Lauds Gov Okowa, As “Keke” Factory Plant Debuts In Delta

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – By Albert OGRAKA: Chairman of Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA), Mr. Paul Nmah, has commended the State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for being keen and supportive of various laudable investment projects in the state. This…

Igwe Ngoddy’s Wife Holds Christmas Party For Children

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVID: There is no better way anyone could celebrate Christmas and inherit the blessings that come with Christ’ nativity, than sharing love with one another especially the downtrodden this season. The wife of traditional ruler…

Desmond Tutu, Titanic Figure Of Non-violent Struggle, Human Rights -Marwa

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has described the late South African Nobel Laureate and Archbishop Emeritus, Desmond Tutu as a titanic figure of non-violent struggle, human rights and…

What I Appreciate Most Is Knowledge Acquired, Says YAGEPreneur Idietakare

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: STANLEY IDIETAKARE is a pioneer beneficiary of the Delta State Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP.) He was trained and established in poultry production in the 2015/2016 YAGEP Cycle. Stanley hails from Ughelli North Local Government…

DIDA Receives Investor’s Support To Boost Operations

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sylvester ILOBA: An indigenous investor, Delking Multiple Concepts Ltd has donated a Toyota Hilux Police Vehicle to Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA) in order to support their operations and enhance the marketing efforts of the Agency…..

Why STEPreneur Agiri Left Banking To Become Fashion Designer

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: Our testifier for the week is Mrs. Winifred Agiri, the CEO of Miles Stitches located in Warri. She hails from Isoko North Local Government Area and has a B.Sc. in Accounting and Finance from the…

MTN To Construct Enugu-Onitsha Expressway After Processes Of Paperwork -Official

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Sunny A. David/AWKA: The formost Telecommunication Company, MTN-Nigeria, on Wednesday, said it is perfecting paper works to commence the construction work on the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway project. Mrs. Lynda Saint-Nwafor, Chief Enterprise Officer, MTN-Nigeria, disclosed this at the…