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…

YAGEP Offered Me the Platform to Excel, Says Okwuejenti

YAGEP Offered Me the Platform to Excel, Says Okwuejenti

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: Sylvester Okwuejenti was trained and established in Fish Production in the Delta State Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2017/2018 cycle.  He hails from Ndokwa West Local Government Area and has a Bachelor Degree in Agriculture. With his initial start-up…

Opinion>> NBBF President: Who Is Witch-Hunting Ahmadu Musa Kida?

Opinion>> NBBF President: Who Is Witch-Hunting Ahmadu Musa Kida?

–By: James Bwala The recent call for the suspension of international competition as claimed to have emanated from the presidency remains doubtful. This call has generated a lot of concern from basketball lovers as to why government would sanction such a great…

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…

I Am No Longer In Labour Market, Says STEPreneur Ughelli

I Am No Longer In Labour Market, Says STEPreneur Ughelli

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: PRISCA UGHELLI trained in Fashion Design and Tailoring and was established in the 2017/2018 cycle of the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme as a Brown STEP beneficiary. She hails from Udu Local Government Area. She is…

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…

I Am a Testimony that YAGEP is Successful -Akpukane

I Am a Testimony that YAGEP is Successful -Akpukane

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: MERCY OGHALE AKPUKANE has an OND in Business Administration. She hails from Isoko North Local Government Area and is the CEO of Mercy O.G Global Venture. Four years after her higher education, she enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Youth…

Nigerian Students Studying in US Can Renew Visa Without Interview -Embassy

Nigerian Students Studying in US Can Renew Visa Without Interview -Embassy

Nigerian students currently studying in the United States may now renew their student visa without interview. A statement by the US Embassy on Thursday read: “If you are currently studying in the United States, you may be eligible to renew your student…

YAGEP Has Created Employment for Many Youths in Delta, Says Eyimeje

YAGEP Has Created Employment for Many Youths in Delta, Says Eyimeje

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: ANNA ONOME EYIMEJE, a graduate of Sociology, is a beneficiary of the Delta State Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2016/2017 cycle. She is the CEO of Anazek and Sons Enterprise located at the Fish Farm Cluster at Egbokodo-Itsekiri…

I Was a Private School Teacher till STEP Transformed Me to a CEO- Pupu

I Was a Private School Teacher till STEP Transformed Me to a CEO- Pupu

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: PUPU BLESSING, the CEO of NefeWorld Creativity, holds a B.Sc./Ed in Physics. She hails from Okpe Local Government Area. For lack of job, she enrolled and trained in Fashion and Textile Design in the 2017/2018 cycle of the Delta…

From Proceeds, I Contribute My Quota to Upkeep of My Home, Children’s Education -YAGEPreneur Stella Awulor

From Proceeds, I Contribute My Quota to Upkeep of My Home, Children’s Education -YAGEPreneur Stella Awulor

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: STELLA AWULOR hails from Ika North East Local Government Area and is the CEO of AkaChukwu Fish Farm located at Egbokodo-Itsekiri in Warri South West Local Government Area. She is four years in business, having enrolled in the 2016/2017 Cycle…

STEP Offered Me Opportunity to Acquire Knowledge in Biz Mgnt, Says STEPreneur Onogide

STEP Offered Me Opportunity to Acquire Knowledge in Biz Mgnt, Says STEPreneur Onogide

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: ONOGIDE HENRY hails from Ughelli North Local Government Area and is the CEO of Henryome Constructions Nig Enterprise, Ughelli. He is a Political Science graduate. Life situations and passion for self-employment motivated him to enroll for Welding and Fabrication in the Delta…

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…

Job Creation Programme Has Shaped Mind-Set of Delta Youths, Says STEPreneur Egonu

Job Creation Programme Has Shaped Mind-Set of Delta Youths, Says STEPreneur Egonu

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: EGONU GLADYS hails from Oshimili South Local Government Area. She was unemployed for three years after graduation from the university till she got enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2018/2019 Cycle,…

Empowerment: Elumelu Presents Starter Packs To Young Farmers (Photos Inside)

Empowerment: Elumelu Presents Starter Packs To Young Farmers (Photos Inside)

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu in consonance with his empowerment programme for the people of Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, Delta State, has presented starter packs to young farmers in Onicha-Uku. The starter pack which was in…

My Standard Of Living Has Improved, Says YAGEPreneur Atiamare

My Standard Of Living Has Improved, Says YAGEPreneur Atiamare

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: OGHENEBRORHIE ATIAMARE is the CEO of Luzniffy Lifestock Enterprise located at YAGEP Fish Farm Cluster, Ugbokodo-Okpe. He studied Agricultural Science Education in the Delta State University and, upon graduation, enrolled in the State Government’s Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme in…

I Am Symbol Of Prosperity For All Deltans, Says STEPreneur Mordi

I Am Symbol Of Prosperity For All Deltans, Says STEPreneur Mordi

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: KINGSLEY MORDI hails from Oshimili North Local Government Area. Though he has a B.Sc. in Public Administration, yet he enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2015/2016 Cycle when he could not get…

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…

LASSMUN: World Needs Your Energy, Commitment, Guterres Tells Delegates At Lagos Schl

LASSMUN: World Needs Your Energy, Commitment, Guterres Tells Delegates At Lagos Schl

“The world needs your energy, courage and commitment. I draw hope from seeing your generation challenge the status quo and call for transformative change,” said the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, in his message to the Lagos State Secondary Schools Model…

STEP Made Me Acquire More Professional Knowledge In Managing My Own Biz, Says STEPreneur Ellis

STEP Made Me Acquire More Professional Knowledge In Managing My Own Biz, Says STEPreneur Ellis

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: ELLIS EKENE EMMANUEL is the CEO of Vatigo Cakes and Catering located in Asaba. He hails from Ndokwa East Local Government Area. Though a graduate of Library and Information Science, his passion is to become his own boss with special…

Askia Ogieh Points Path To Social Regeneration, As Delta Students Vow To Shun Cultism, Other Vices

Askia Ogieh Points Path To Social Regeneration, As Delta Students Vow To Shun Cultism, Other Vices

Students of Delta state origin have agreed to shun cultism, internet fraud, examination malpractice and other social vices in the society. The students took the decision at a one-day sensitisation and awareness programme tagged “Delta State Student’s Summit” with the theme “Role…

If Every Govt Initiates YAGEP, Unemployment Will Be Brought To Barest Minimum, Says YAGEPreneur Ezediunor

If Every Govt Initiates YAGEP, Unemployment Will Be Brought To Barest Minimum, Says YAGEPreneur Ezediunor

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: STEPHEN EZEDIUNOR was trained in the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) of the Delta State Government in the 2015/2016 cycle, having graduated from Federal Polytechnic, Oko where he obtained an HND in Business Administration. He was trained in poultry production…

<strong>Delta Govt Trained Me, Now I Am Training Others, Says STEPreneur Azenuie</strong>

Delta Govt Trained Me, Now I Am Training Others, Says STEPreneur Azenuie

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: AZENUIE ASHINEDU VERA hails from Ndokwa West Local Government Area. She is the CEO of Jojo Fashion Empire located in Okpanam. Vera was unemployed for four years after graduation, but her story changed when she enrolled in the Delta State…

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…

Delta Job Creation Programme Is Credible, I See It As Generational Vision -STEPreneur German

Delta Job Creation Programme Is Credible, I See It As Generational Vision -STEPreneur German

From Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: GERMAN RUKEVWE of the 2017/2018 Cycle hails from Ethiope East Local Government Area. Rukevwe German holds an HND in Electrical Electronics Engineering. He was trained and established in ICT Services by the Delta State Government under its Skills Training…

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…

Embrace Sustainable Peace, Shun Political Thuggery -Bashorun Askia Tells Youths

Embrace Sustainable Peace, Shun Political Thuggery -Bashorun Askia Tells Youths

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Albert OGRAKA: Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has enjoined youths in the state, especially in Isoko land to embrace peace and shun political thuggery, ahead of…

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…

I Will Establish Skill Acquisition Training Centre on Leather Works, Modern Trends in Fashion, Says STEPreneur Aphia

I Will Establish Skill Acquisition Training Centre on Leather Works, Modern Trends in Fashion, Says STEPreneur Aphia

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: APHIA, ROSELINE, a 2017/2018 Cycle beneficiary of the Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP), is our STEPreneur for the week. Roseline hails from Ughelli North Local Government Area and was trained and established in Fashion…

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….

YAGEP Is An Excellent Agricultural Policy Of Delta Govt, Says YAGEPreneur Chike

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: CHIKE URIAH hails from Oshimili South Local Government Area and is the CEO of Nellsvile Enterprise. He is a round peg in a round hole having studied Agric Economics from the University of Benin. Interacting…

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…

President Buhari Supports Beijing 2022 Olympic, Paralympic Winter Games

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed support for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, wishing Nigerian athletes participating in games success. The President in a statement on Tuesday by his Special Adviser (Media &…

Okowa Commends Uzor Peace Advocacy Team, Assures Of Govt Continuous Support

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has commended Chief Edwin Uzor, Special Adviser to the Governor on Peace Building and Conflict Resolution, for the state peace advocacy and capacity building workshop and assured…

Use Peace As Slogan, Watch-Word In 2023 Election -Gov. Okowa

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: The governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has urged the youths of the state to avoid violent elections during the coming 2023 electionairing campaigns, resist the actors of “I must win” and…

I Hope to Have My Major Products Dominate Africa Markets in Next Five Years, Says STEP Beneficiary

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: ILOBA, STEPHEN ONYEKA is one of the pioneer beneficiaries of the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2015/2016 Cycle. He hails from Aniocha North Local Government Area and studied at…