<strong>YAGEP Is a</strong><strong>n Encouragement to Youths in Agriculture-Ejotugbo</strong>

YAGEP Is an Encouragement to Youths in Agriculture-Ejotugbo

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: Prince Ejotugbo is a Brown YAGEP beneficiary of the Delta State Government’s Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme. He received farm input and support in Poultry in the 2020/2021 cycle. He hails from Ethiope West Local Government Area. He is the CEO of Exaugnoel Nig Enterprise. Hear him. “The…

Zulum grants N814m to 9,154 MSMEs in Borno

Zulum grants N814m to 9,154 MSMEs in Borno

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has released a grant worth N814m to a 9,154 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to stimulate local businesses in the state. The Governor gave the grant on Tuesday at the launch of the “Borno COVID-19…

<strong>STEP Made Me the Man I Am-</strong><strong> </strong><strong>Nwaokolo </strong>

STEP Made Me the Man I Am- Nwaokolo 

–Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: Prosper Nwaokolo was trained in Electrical Installation and Maintenance in the 2016/2017 STEP cycle. He hails from Aniocha South LGA and is the CEO of P & N Electrical Services. He has executed many electrical installation and maintenance projects and has fabricated electrical…

Flood: Reps Minority Leader, Elumelu Tasks FG to Dredge River Niger As He Visits, Donates Cash to Victims

Flood: Reps Minority Leader, Elumelu Tasks FG to Dredge River Niger As He Visits, Donates Cash to Victims

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has lamented the plights of victims of the recent flood disaster in the country and urged the Federal Government to take drastic steps, including dredging rivers and water ways as…

Flood: Elumelu Visits IDP Camps in Aniocha/Oshimili *Donates N21m to Victims for feeding *Calls on FG to dredge rivers

Flood: Elumelu Visits IDP Camps in Aniocha/Oshimili *Donates N21m to Victims for feeding *Calls on FG to dredge rivers

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Ndudi Elumelu has visited flood victims at Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, Delta State  at the six Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, camps located within the Federal Constituency, with a call on the Federal Government…

<strong>YAGEP Made Me an Entrepreneur</strong><strong>, says Edijala</strong>

YAGEP Made Me an Entrepreneur, says Edijala

–By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: Robert Edijala hails from Ethiope West and has a BSC/Ed. He is the CEO of Eddibert & Sons. Being one of the pioneers of the Delta State Government’s Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP), he enrolled in the programme in 2015/2015 cycle. Though trained and established…

OKOWANOMICS SERIES: “Legacy of a Better Business Environment”

OKOWANOMICS SERIES: “Legacy of a Better Business Environment”

Okowanomics Fact Sheet No. 9, October-B 2022 DELTA STATE JOB AND WEALTH CREATION BUREAU [DSJWCB] is pleased to publish the latest [new] edition of the twice-a-month Okowanomics Fact Sheet Series.  The purpose of this evidence-based serial publication is to continually inform and…

ECOWAS To Establish Electricity Market to Solve Energy Problem, Underdevelopment in West Africa

ECOWAS To Establish Electricity Market to Solve Energy Problem, Underdevelopment in West Africa

The Economic Communities Of West African States (ECOWAS) has expressed it readiness to establish electricity market in West Africa where contractors can buy power to improve energy generation and industrialization of the sub-region. Speaking at the 7th Edition of the ECOWAS Sustainable…

Governor releases N700m for payment of 2022 leave grants of LG workers

Governor releases N700m for payment of 2022 leave grants of LG workers

A State Governor in Nigeria, Prof. Babagana Zulum has released the sum N700 million for the payment of 2022 leave grants to local government workers across Borno state. Commissioner for Local Governments and Emirates Affairs, Sugun Mai Mele announced the payment on…

STEP Is My Assurance of Bright Future, Says Okijirhie

STEP Is My Assurance of Bright Future, Says Okijirhie

–By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: Rejoice Okijirhie is one of the PwDs enrolled in the 2015/2016 cycle. She hails from Uwvie LGA and has an NCE. In spite of her physical disability, she was trained in Hairdressing and Makeover. Six years later, Rejoice is still in business, owns a…

<br>Bashorun Askia Says “A New Era for Delta Beckons” As Sheriff Wins At Apex Court 


Bashorun Askia Says “A New Era for Delta Beckons” As Sheriff Wins At Apex Court 

Managing Director /Chief Executive Officer of DELTA STATE OIL PRODUCING AREAS DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CIFA, says “A New Era for Delta Beckons” with the declaration of RT. HON. SHERIFF FRANCIS OROHWEDOR OBOREVWORI as the the undisputed gubernatorial flagbearer…

Okowa commends DESOPADEC for setting up IDP camps

Okowa commends DESOPADEC for setting up IDP camps

The Governor of Delta State and Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, today embarked upon assessment tour of IDP camps across the state, with a visit to the IDP Camp in Oleh under the administration of DESOPADEC….

FLOOD: URHOBO ETHNIC REGION COMMEND DESOPADEC FOR DISTRIBUTING RELIEF MATERIALS TO FLOOD VICTIMS

FLOOD: URHOBO ETHNIC REGION COMMEND DESOPADEC FOR DISTRIBUTING RELIEF MATERIALS TO FLOOD VICTIMS

-From Etene Prosper: As part of the Delta State Government’s effort towards alleviating the suffering of the people of flood revaged communities in the state, the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) yesterday at the Urhobo House, Uvwiamuge-Agbarho distributed various…

Relief As Okowa’s Wife Visits Flood Victims in Asaba IDP Camp

Relief As Okowa’s Wife Visits Flood Victims in Asaba IDP Camp

As part of spirited efforts by government, corporate bodies and individuals to support victims sacked by the present flooding across the country, wife of Delta Governor, Dame Edith Okowa has visited the internally displaced persons camps at Ogbe-Afor and Onneh Primary Schools…

Elumelu Commences More Constituency Projects In Aniocha/Oshimili, As Obi Martha Dunkwu Commends His Achievements

Elumelu Commences More Constituency Projects In Aniocha/Oshimili, As Obi Martha Dunkwu Commends His Achievements

In his determination to ensure community development in Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency in Delta State, the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has commenced construction of more projects in some of the communities across the four Local Government…

<strong>I </strong><strong>bec</strong><strong>a</strong><strong>me self-employed</strong><strong> through YAGEP, Says Okotie</strong>

became self-employed through YAGEP, Says Okotie

–By Laura Ese Oghene: Okotie Francis Anthony is the CEO of Finger Integrated Farm. He hails from Warri South Local Government Area and has a B.Sc. in Accounting. He enrolled into the Delta State Government’s Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2015/2016 cycle, the pioneer set where he began…

DESOPADEC SETS UP IDP CAMPS IN  FLOOD AFFECTED NATIONALITIES ***RESPITE  FOR FLOOD VICTIMS IN MANDATE AREAS

DESOPADEC SETS UP IDP CAMPS IN FLOOD AFFECTED NATIONALITIES ***RESPITE FOR FLOOD VICTIMS IN MANDATE AREAS

The well coordinated initiative of Bashorun Askia Ogieh, Managing Director/CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC and his dynamic executive management, to mitigate the effect of the raging flood across the mandate oil-bearing areas of the State has…

DESOPADEC Boss, Bashorun Askia Hails Conferment Of CON Award On Gov. Okowa *Says It’s Iron-Cast Proof Of Okowa’s Leadership Asset To Nigeria 

DESOPADEC Boss, Bashorun Askia Hails Conferment Of CON Award On Gov. Okowa *Says It’s Iron-Cast Proof Of Okowa’s Leadership Asset To Nigeria 

-By Albert OGRAKA: Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA, says the conferment of the Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON) national honour award on the Governor of Delta…

NATIONAL HONOUR : NMAH, OGHENE-OMORU CONGRATULATE OKOWA

NATIONAL HONOUR : NMAH, OGHENE-OMORU CONGRATULATE OKOWA

-By Sylvester Iloba: The Chairman of the Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA), Mr. Paul Nmah, has congratulated Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State and Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the conferment of the prestigious…

<strong>YAGEP Grew My Poultry Farm, Says Chukwuma</strong>

YAGEP Grew My Poultry Farm, Says Chukwuma

–By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: Eze Livinus Chukwuma hails from Ukwuani Local Government Area. He is the CEO of Kiwi Farms. He enrolled into the Delta State Government’s Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2020/2021 cycle as a Brown YAGEPreneur,through which he received farm inputs/support package to grow his…

OKOWANOMICS FACT SHEET NO. 7, SEPTEMBER-B 2022. “THE LEGACY OF A TRANSFORMED EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM”

OKOWANOMICS FACT SHEET NO. 7, SEPTEMBER-B 2022. “THE LEGACY OF A TRANSFORMED EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM”

Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau is pleased to publish the latest [new] edition of the twice-a-month Okowanomics Fact Sheet Series. The purpose of the Series is to widely disseminate Governor Okowa’s outstanding governance achievements and exemplary leadership performance in Delta…

DELTA GOVT INAUGURATES COUNCIL ON EASE OF DOING BUSINESS

DELTA GOVT INAUGURATES COUNCIL ON EASE OF DOING BUSINESS

-By Sylvester Iloba: In pursuance of its drive towards making Delta State conducive for investments to thrive, the Delta State Government had inaugurated the Council on Ease of Doing Business. The Delta State Council on Ease of Doing Business was inaugurated by the…

<strong>2022 YAGEP Beneficiaries in Cassava Production Receive</strong><strong> Orientation</strong>

2022 YAGEP Beneficiaries in Cassava Production Receive Orientation

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: Beneficiaries of the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) enrolled into the 2022 cycle has received orientation with a call on them to use knowledge acquired to boost their farm enterprises. The Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer, Prof Eric Eboh, made the call during…

<strong>I Now Fend </strong><strong>f</strong><strong>or Myself</strong><strong>, Says </strong><strong>STEPreneur</strong><strong> </strong><strong>Onome</strong>

I Now Fend for Myself, Says STEPreneur Onome

-Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and Laura Ese Oghene: Juliet Onome is the CEO of Judos Clothing, a beneficiary of Fashion Design and Tailoring in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2015/2016 cycle.  She hails from Okpe LGA and is a graduate of Botany, but was jobless for three years…

<strong>YAGEP </strong><strong>Grew</strong><strong> My Business</strong><strong>,</strong><strong> Says </strong><strong>Muyiwa</strong>

YAGEP Grew My Business, Says Muyiwa

–By Ese Laura Oghene: Mebaghanje Muyiwa is the CEO of Finger Integrated Farm. She hails from Warri South Local Government Area. She studied Business Administration and enrolled into the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2019/2020 cycle as a Brown YAGEPreneur in Piggery. She shares her story. ‘’I was into pig farming for three years, but mybusiness was not growing…

<strong>Delta Job Creation Bureau Trains Staff on Performance Improvement</strong>

Delta Job Creation Bureau Trains Staff on Performance Improvement

–By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: Senior Management Staff of the Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau have been charged to deplore knowledge acquired during training to improve their performance in their duties. The Director-General of the Centre for Management Development (CMD, Abuja, Mr….

<strong>T</strong><strong>H</strong><strong>E</strong><strong> JOB AND WEALTH CREATION EVIDENCE </strong><strong>[</strong><strong>REVISED AN</strong><strong>D U</strong><strong>P</strong><strong>DATED</strong><strong>]</strong>

THE JOB AND WEALTH CREATION EVIDENCE [REVISED AND UPDATED]

Okowanomics Fact Sheet No. 6, September-A 2022 1.0  Introduction Okowanomics Scorecard Series is a semi-monthly [twice-a-month] 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” of Governor…

<strong>I Was Jobless till I Enrolled </strong><strong>i</strong><strong>n STEP</strong><strong>– Omokra </strong>

I Was Jobless till I Enrolled in STEP– Omokra 

–By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and Laura Ese Oghene: Omamode Omokra trained in Decoration and Event Management in the 2018/2018 STEP cycle of the Delta State Government’s Skills training and Entrepreneurship Training (STEP). He has an OND in Banking and Finance. She hails from Ughelli South LGA and…

N11.2m Medical Bills: Patients In FMC, Asaba Specialist Hospital Thank Dame Okowa

N11.2m Medical Bills: Patients In FMC, Asaba Specialist Hospital Thank Dame Okowa

Fifty-Three patients drawn from both the federal medical centre and Asaba Specialist Hospital have expressed appreciation to the wife of the Delta state governor, Dame Edith Okowa following the payment of their medical bills and that of their children to the tune…

<strong>YAGEP </strong><strong>Made Life Easier for My Family, Says </strong><strong>Maile</strong>

YAGEP Made Life Easier for My Family, Says Maile

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu and Ese Laura Oghene: BLESSING MAILE hails from Ika North East Local Government Area. He holds an SSCE and enrolled under Green YAGEP in the 2015/2016 Cycle in Poultry Production. Like his counterparts in the pioneer set, she was established in YAGEP Farm…

Tricycle Plant to commence operations soon in Delta State – DIDA Boss

Tricycle Plant to commence operations soon in Delta State – DIDA Boss

–By Sylvester Iloba: The Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA) in line with its mandate of attracting investments to the State had finalized the process for operations to commence at the Stallion Auto Keke Ltd Plant in Delta State. The duo of the Chairman DIDA…

Delta@31: Delta Reps Caucus Celebrates, Felicitates Okowa, Deltans *Revels Peace, Unity, Progress

Delta@31: Delta Reps Caucus Celebrates, Felicitates Okowa, Deltans *Revels Peace, Unity, Progress

The Delta State Caucus in the House of Representatives has appreciated the unity, peace and progress that are evident in Delta State since its creation 31 years ago, despite obvious diversity in culture, linguistic, and politics. According to a statement jointly signed…

DYC Boss Lauds FG’s Engagement Of Tompolo In Pipelines Surveillance

DYC Boss Lauds FG’s Engagement Of Tompolo In Pipelines Surveillance

-By Albert OGRAKA: President General of Delta Youth Coalition (DYC), a frontline political pressure group in Nigeria, Mr. Chibuzor Agunwa (aka Mr. Dash), has lauded the move by the federal government to award surveillance contract to High Chief Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo,…

<strong>STEP Opened My Eyes to</strong><strong> </strong><strong>Opportunities </strong><strong>i</strong><strong>n Electrical Works </strong><strong>–</strong><strong>Okonicha</strong>

STEP Opened My Eyes to Opportunities in Electrical Works Okonicha

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and Ese Laura Oghene: Henry Okonicha, a Public Administration graduate, hails from Oshimili North LGA. He enrolled and trained in Electrical Installation and maintenance in the 2015/2016 STEP cycle. He is the CEO of God First Cable Network, a fast-growing electrical cable shop in…

Okowanomics: UNPRECEDENTED NETWORK OF ROADS, URBAN RENEWAL 

Okowanomics: UNPRECEDENTED NETWORK OF ROADS, URBAN RENEWAL 

AND BOOST OF THE SERVICES SECTOR Okowanomics Fact Sheet No. 4, August-A 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…

<strong>YAGEP has impacted my life positively</strong><strong>, Says Isede</strong>

YAGEP has impacted my life positively, Says Isede

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and Ese Laura Oghene: NKECHI ISEDE is the CEO of Vicchs Nk located at YAGEP Farm Cluster, Owa-Alero. She is an SSCE holder who enrolled into the 2018/2019 Cycle as a Brown YAGEPreneur in poultry production. She shares the impact of this…

2nd Batch Beneficiaries @ Prosper Edo Empowerment Programme Get Starter Packs 

2nd Batch Beneficiaries @ Prosper Edo Empowerment Programme Get Starter Packs 

-By Albert Ograka: Founder/President of the Prosper Edo Empowerment Programme, an affiliate of Bashorun Askia Foundation (BAF), Chief Prosper Iwoma Edo, says the programme is to complement the Job Creation Model of the state governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa through the…

Okowa Says D-CARES mitigating eco impact of pandemic *Beneficiaries selected on merit -Barry-Gbe Insists

Okowa Says D-CARES mitigating eco impact of pandemic *Beneficiaries selected on merit -Barry-Gbe Insists

-By Albert OGRAKA (with additional govt house news bulletin): Delta Governor and Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa on Friday said the state’s COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (D-CARES) Programme was to mitigate the adverse…

<strong>I Trained 26 Persons for Free to Complement Okowa’s Efforts, Says STEPreneur Onyedum</strong>

I Trained 26 Persons for Free to Complement Okowa’s Efforts, Says STEPreneur Onyedum

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: Marvis Onyedum, the CEO of Marvis Unique Catering Services, Effurun, enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2015/2016 cycle as a non-indigene beneficiary. Since establishment, Marvis has carved a niche for herself…