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…

At 75th Anniversary Celebration, Zulum Appointed UI Ambassador

At 75th Anniversary Celebration, Zulum Appointed UI Ambassador

The University of Ibadan has appointed and decorated Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum as the University’s ambassador ahead of its forthcoming 75th anniversary, tagged “UI@75.” The university which was established in 1948 will be 75 this year, 2023, and a celebration…

HERITAGE, OML 30 JV PARTNERS RELEASE N169 MILLION FOR 2022 SCHOLARSHIP

HERITAGE, OML 30 JV PARTNERS RELEASE N169 MILLION FOR 2022 SCHOLARSHIP

-By Michael J. Ekokoruwe: As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility and the United Nation’s SDG 4 on Education, Heritage Energy Operations Services Limited (HEOSL), operator of OML 30 assets on behalf of the Joint Ventures between Nigeria National Petroleum Company E…

Deaconess Oborevwori Lifts her Pet Project ‘You Matter Charity Foundation’

Deaconess Oborevwori Lifts her Pet Project ‘You Matter Charity Foundation’

Wife of Delta Governor, Deaconess Tobore Oborevwori on Wednesday, uncovered her pet project, ‘You Matter Charity Foundation’, with key focus on helping vulnerable individuals in the society especially children with autism. Deaconess Oborevwori who revealed the project during a meeting with the…

Gov. Oborevwori approves recruitment of teachers, others

Gov. Oborevwori approves recruitment of teachers, others

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has approved the recruitment of primary school teachers, clerical officers and watchmen in 22 local government council areas in the state. State Chairman, Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, Hon. Victor Ebonka announced the…

Liberian Elections: Weah Promises to Make it Violent free, Credible, Transparent, Inclusive

Liberian Elections: Weah Promises to Make it Violent free, Credible, Transparent, Inclusive

Liberia’s President, George Weah has promised to ensure a violent free, credible, transparent and inclusive polls during the forthcoming general elections in the country scheduled for October. Weah, gave the promised on Wednesday in Monrovia during the celebration of the country’s 176th…

At visit by UN- DSG, Malala, Zulum wants 500,000 girls enrolled in Borno

At visit by UN- DSG, Malala, Zulum wants 500,000 girls enrolled in Borno

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, on Tuesday hosted the United Nation’s Deputy Secretary General, Amina Mohammed, alongside Malala Yousafzai, a girl-child education activist and UN peace ambassador in Maiduguri. During the visit, Zulum said his administration have enrolled thousands of out-of-school…

SAPELE MAIN BRANCH OF AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION COMMEND OMOZEGHIAN LED ADMINISTRATION

SAPELE MAIN BRANCH OF AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION COMMEND OMOZEGHIAN LED ADMINISTRATION

The Executive Committee of Sapele Main Branch of Ambrose Alli University Alumni Association, ably led by Hon. Barr. Odiete Arierhie has commended the National Executive Council of Ambrose Alli University Alumni Association ably led by Dr. Clifford Imade Omozeghian Esq. for ensuring…

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…

AAU FEES INCREASE DEBACLE RESOLVED

AAU FEES INCREASE DEBACLE RESOLVED

-By Joseph Obaro Ikupa, Worldwide Publicity Secretary, AAU Alumni Association: The impasse created by the purported astronomical increase in fees at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State has been laid to rest. This was disclosed by the Worldwide President of the…

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…

Mmesoma: NEFGAD Calls For Suspension Of JAMB Registrar

Mmesoma: NEFGAD Calls For Suspension Of JAMB Registrar

A civil society group Network for the Actualisation of Social Growth and Viable Development (NEFGAD) has called for the immediate suspension of the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Ishaq Oloyede to allow for a seamless forensic investigation…

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…

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…

Teaching of French Language May Return to Lagos Public Schools

Teaching of French Language May Return to Lagos Public Schools

The teaching of French language may return to many public schools in Lagos State as the government of the state has signed a letter of intent for the promotion of the language in the State. The letter was signed on Wednesday by…

Delta NUT Expresses Optimism…As Governor Oborevwoori Steps in

Delta NUT Expresses Optimism…As Governor Oborevwoori Steps in

-By Osita Biose: Delta State’s schools are currently seriously understaffed . As Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori steps in today May 29,2023 Delta teachers will continue to appeal to the state government to recruit more teachers so that the job will be more…

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…

COGNITIVE/PLACEMENT EXAM: HM Deinkeme urges Pupils to brace forth in academic pursuit

COGNITIVE/PLACEMENT EXAM: HM Deinkeme urges Pupils to brace forth in academic pursuit

-By Harrison Akamule: The HeadMaster, Oge Primary School Okoloba, Bomadi Local Government Area, Delta State, Mr Deinkeme Asiagbe has urged Pupils of Oge Primary School Okoloba sitting for their COGNITIVE/PLACEMENT EXAMINATION to be up and doing to obtain good results in their…

NIDCOM Boss Hails Mobolade for Emerging Elected Colorado Mayor

NIDCOM Boss Hails Mobolade for Emerging Elected Colorado Mayor

Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has congratulated Yemi Mobolade , for being the first black elected Mayor of Colorado Springs City. In a statement by Gabriel Odu of the Commission’s Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit, Dabiri-Erewa saidMobolade’s…

M.O.R.E Students For Sheriff Pays Thank You Visit To Grand Patron, Bashorun Askia Ogieh

M.O.R.E Students For Sheriff Pays Thank You Visit To Grand Patron, Bashorun Askia Ogieh

The leadership of M.O.R.E Students For Sheriff ably led by the Special Assistant to the Delta State Governor on Students Comr. Dr Okoh Ezekiel Oghenetega, Comr Francis Agbinone, Comr Agberia Takufia and other Stakeholders of the group paid thank you visit to…

UN Calls on Schoolgirls to Take up Careers in STEM

UN Calls on Schoolgirls to Take up Careers in STEM

The Director of United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Abuja, Ronald Kayanja, has advised girls and young women to aspire and acquire skills for careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), insisting that these should not been seen as exclusive professions for…

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…

Why We Supported Oborevwori For Delta Governor – Obidients Group

Why We Supported Oborevwori For Delta Governor – Obidients Group

A group of the Obidients Movement in Delta State has revealed that they abandoned the Labour Party candidate to vote for Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori of the PDP in the Delta State Governorship election because they were convinced he would prioritise good…

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…

Champions Emerge In FA Cup Finals: Warri Wolves Fc, Delta Queens Shine 

Champions Emerge In FA Cup Finals: Warri Wolves Fc, Delta Queens Shine 

Champions of the 2023 Delta State Football Association, (DFA) Cup final have emerged. Warri Wolves Fc and Delta Queens of Asaba were crowned as champions after defeating their rivals at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba on Sunday. Warri Wolves FC walloped…

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…

AAU Inaugurates Sapele Main Branch

AAU Inaugurates Sapele Main Branch

-By Pastor J. O. Ikupa (Worldwide Publicity Secretary) The Worldwide President of the Ambrose Alli University Alumni Association, Ekpoma, Dr. Clifford Imade Omozeghian, has inaugurated the Sapele main branch of the association. The inauguration of the branch took place on April 8th…

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…

<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…

DESOPADEC Human Capital Development: The Winning Streak of a Legacy Board

DESOPADEC Human Capital Development: The Winning Streak of a Legacy Board

As a mission statement expressly provided in the law setting up DESOPADEC by the Delta State House of Assembly in 2006 and fully activated in July 2007, the Commission is meant “To put smiles on the faces of the people in the…

<strong>How Gov. </strong><strong>Okowa</strong><strong> Repositioned</strong><strong> </strong><strong>My Life –</strong><strong><em>STEPreneur</em></strong><strong><em> </em></strong><strong>Ovetiri</strong>

How Gov. Okowa Repositioned My Life –STEPreneur Ovetiri

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and Godwin Ubogu: Evi Ovetiri has HND in Accounting. He hails fromIsoko South LGA. He is the CEO of Demeg Studios, an outfit he established after he enrolled into STEP in the 2016/2017 cycle. He was trained and established in Information Technology Services. Ovetiri has carved a niche for himself in ICT business in his locality…

<em>DESOPADEC</em> : <em>Accelerated and Impactiful Interventions 1</em>

DESOPADEC : Accelerated and Impactiful Interventions 1

….. Efforts At the Provision of Health Facilities and Clean Water to Catchment Areas The place of good health facilities and clean water can never be over emphasized as the presence of health facilities in communities and good and clean waters will…

<em>DESOPADEC: Accelerated and Impactful Interventions</em><br><em>…For The Good Of The People</em>

DESOPADEC: Accelerated and Impactful Interventions
…For The Good Of The People

Since 2019 when the current board of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, was inaugurated, the leadership has upheld and pursued the clear executive directive of His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State, to achieve tangible…

<strong>YAGEP Lifted Me out of Poverty,</strong><strong> </strong><strong>Says </strong><strong>Nwafor</strong>

YAGEP Lifted Me out of Poverty, Says Nwafor

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and IfeanyiOmenogor: Glory Chioma Nwafor hails from Aniocha South LGA. She is the CEO of Chioma Farms. She is an SSCE holder; she enrolled into the 2018/2019 YAGEP cycle wherein she was trained and given farm support in Cassava Production. With the support, sheprogressed from subsistence farming to commercial farming. She shares her story after four years….

<strong>YAGEP Defined My Future, Says</strong><strong><em> </em></strong><strong>Atanalu</strong>

YAGEP Defined My Future, Says Atanalu

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and BalogunMabamije: Adese Atanalu (08023236030) is a B.Sc. holder in Computer Science. He hails from Isoko North Local Government Area. He was trained and established in Fish Production in the 2016/2017 YAGEP cycle. He shares his story about his business.  “After the training and Starter Pack I received through YAGEP, I sprang into…

<strong>S</strong><strong>TEP Is a Life Changing Initiative</strong><strong> </strong><strong>–</strong><strong>Amukpo</strong>

STEP Is a Life Changing Initiative Amukpo

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and Clementina Wewele Festus Amukpo is a graduate in Business Administration and Management who hails from Ethiope West LGA. He enrolled, trained and was established in the 2017/2018 STEP cycle in Audio-Visual Services. He is the CEO of Fechristo Production. He speaks…

The Power of Right Leadership: Evidence from Okowanomics

The Power of Right Leadership: Evidence from Okowanomics

OKOWANOMICS SERIES Okowanomics Fact Sheet No. 13, February 2023. “The Power of Right Leadership: Evidence from Okowanomics”. DELTA STATE JOB AND WEALTH CREATION BUREAU [DSJWCB] is pleased to publish the latest [new] edition of the Okowanomics Fact Sheet Series. The purpose of…