DELTA RECORDS HIGH CASES OF RAPE, DEFILEMENT, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE  ** Justice Ministry raises alarm

DELTA RECORDS HIGH CASES OF RAPE, DEFILEMENT, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ** Justice Ministry raises alarm

The Domestic Violence and Sexual Offenses Unit of the Delta State Ministry of Justice has raised alarm over the high cases of defilement of minors in the State.Barr. Mrs. Uche Akamagwuna, Director, Domestic Violence and Sexual Offenses Unit of the Ministry disclosed…

Uduaghan Hails N’Delta Youths On Nation Building, Unveils Plans For Isoko Youths

Uduaghan Hails N’Delta Youths On Nation Building, Unveils Plans For Isoko Youths

Immediate past Governor of Delta State and APC 2019 Delta South Senatorial hopeful, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan has said that Niger Delta youth leaders were becoming articulate and active contributors to nation building. Uduaghan was a Special Guest of Honour at the…

ISOKO NATIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL STAGE PEACEFUL PROTEST AGAINST HERITAGE ENERGY OIL FIRM

ISOKO NATIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL STAGE PEACEFUL PROTEST AGAINST HERITAGE ENERGY OIL FIRM

-By Michael EKOKORUWE: The Isoko National Youth Council led by its President Comrade Utomudo Fidelis, has staged a peaceful protest to agitate for the marginalization of Isoko youth on employment, surveillance of oil facilities and denial of contractor and managerial slots by…

Empowerment: Gov. Okowa Inducts 745 Youths For STEP/YAGEP  **Seeks Public/Private Partnership

Empowerment: Gov. Okowa Inducts 745 Youths For STEP/YAGEP **Seeks Public/Private Partnership

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has inducted 745 beneficiaries of the 3rd Programme Cycle 2017/2018 of the Skills Training & Entrepreneurship Programme [STEP] and the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurship Programme [YAGEP] with a charge to them to be role models for…

Nigeria: GE Plans To Empower NYSC Members With Entrepreneurial Skills

Nigeria: GE Plans To Empower NYSC Members With Entrepreneurial Skills

LAGOS, Nigeria: “The overall goal is to improve on and increase the capacity of the youth in building Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)’ GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s premier Digital Industrial Company has announced a partnership with the National Youth…

Miracle: See How Gov. Okowa Healed Blind, Deaf, Dumb, Disabled Persons With Enterprise Skills In Delta

Miracle: See How Gov. Okowa Healed Blind, Deaf, Dumb, Disabled Persons With Enterprise Skills In Delta

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –By Albert OGRAKA:  “The Office of the Chief Job Creation Officer of Delta State was created by Governor Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa as a special purpose vehicle for the actualisation of job and wealth creation under the S.M.A.R.T agenda….

STEPreneurs In Fashion Design/Tailoring and Electrical Installations/Repairs Gets Starter Packs In Delta

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –By Albert OGRAKA:  In line with his policy of “Strategic Wealth Creation and Provision of Jobs for all Deltans”, Delta state governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has encouraged the 101 successful graduands in the Delta State Government’s Skills…

Job Creation: STEPreneurs Trained in Plumbing; Furniture & Upholstery and ICT Services Receive Starter Packs In Delta

Job Creation: STEPreneurs Trained in Plumbing; Furniture & Upholstery and ICT Services Receive Starter Packs In Delta

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –By Albert OGRAKA:  In continuation of the handing out of starter packs to beneficiaries of its job creation programmes, the Delta State Government has established STEPreneurs trained in Plumbing; Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Services and Furniture &…

DELTA: Catering and Confectionery STEPreneurs Get Starter Packs

DELTA: Catering and Confectionery STEPreneurs Get Starter Packs

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –:  In continuation of the on-going handing out of starter packs to the beneficiaries of the 2016 Cycle of the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP), STEPreneurs trained in Catering and Confectionery have received theirs…

6th DELTA SPORTS FESTIVAL: Delta To Maintain Lead In Sports –Gov. Okowa *As Dalung Acknowledges Delta In Uplifting Sports In Nigeria

6th DELTA SPORTS FESTIVAL: Delta To Maintain Lead In Sports –Gov. Okowa *As Dalung Acknowledges Delta In Uplifting Sports In Nigeria

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –:  The 6th Delta State Sports Festival ended on Friday, May 12, 2017 at Ozoro with Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa promising his administration’s commitment to ensure that the state will continue to excel in national sports events. Speaking…

Delta Govt Takes Another Bold Step To Create More Jobs, Wealth For Deltans

Delta Govt Takes Another Bold Step To Create More Jobs, Wealth For Deltans

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –:  The Delta State Government has taken another bold step to create more jobs and wealth for Deltans as it has approved the report on the resolutions of the state’s Economic Summit held in Asaba last year. Speaking…

Gov. Okowa Inaugurates 2016 Job Creation Scheme In Amukpe

Gov. Okowa Inaugurates 2016 Job Creation Scheme In Amukpe

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has described entrepreneurship as the best way out of the current unemployment challenges facing Nigeria. According to the governor, getting jobs in government organizations are becoming very difficult based on…

Job Creation: Prof. Eboh Lists Gains Of STEP, YAGEP, GEEP In Delta Economic Diversification

Job Creation: Prof. Eboh Lists Gains Of STEP, YAGEP, GEEP In Delta Economic Diversification

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –By Albert OGRAKA-  The Delta state Chief Job Creation Officer, Professor Eric Eboh, has charged prospective trainers under the state government’s job creation programmes which includes the Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP), Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP)…

Delta Tipper And Quarry Boss, Eluaka Gets Support From 25 LGA's ***As TUC Says Eluaka Is Authentic State Chairman of UTQEN

Delta Tipper And Quarry Boss, Eluaka Gets Support From 25 LGA's ***As TUC Says Eluaka Is Authentic State Chairman of UTQEN

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –By Albert OGRAKA:  The Delta state Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the Union of Tipper and Quarry Employers of Nigeria (UTQEN), Comrade Chukwudumebi Eluaka has urged members of the Union to remain law abiding in the discharge…

Delta Launches Innovation Hub  ***As Okowa Calls For Diversification Of Economy

Delta Launches Innovation Hub ***As Okowa Calls For Diversification Of Economy

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has advocated a paradigm shift from dependence on revenue from oil to revenue generation from knowledge-based development. The governor dropped the hint Monday (25/07/16) in Asaba at the public presentation…

Delta Govt Keys Into FG's Social Safety-Net Programme  *As Ebie Worries Over Feeding 219,000 Pupils

Delta Govt Keys Into FG's Social Safety-Net Programme *As Ebie Worries Over Feeding 219,000 Pupils

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  The Delta state government says it has keyed into the National Social Safety-Net Programme (NAPPS) of the Federal Government designed to tackle poverty and unemployment in the country. The claim was made at the instance of the…

UZUM AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP TO DESERVING IKA STUDENT  *Extols Okowa @ 57

UZUM AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP TO DESERVING IKA STUDENT *Extols Okowa @ 57

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  The Executive Assistant (Directorate of Orientation) to Governor Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa and the OKOWABILITY PROGENITOR, Barr Eugene Azuka Uzum has awarded scholarship to Master IBEH CHRISTIAN UCHE, an ND 1 student of the department of Mass Communication,…

Gov. Okowa Charges STEP Graduates To Be Self Reliant

Gov. Okowa Charges STEP Graduates To Be Self Reliant

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  Delta state Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has charged the Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) graduates to utilize their training effectively to become better entrepreneurs and employers of labour. The beneficiaries include 540 STEPrenuers in three different…

"We’ll Support Ese Oruru’s Rehabilitation, Integration" –Says Gov. Okowa

"We’ll Support Ese Oruru’s Rehabilitation, Integration" –Says Gov. Okowa

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  The Delta State government has stated that the total rehabilitation and integration of Miss Ese Oruru into the society is its concern. Miss Ese Oruru is the 14-year-old Deltan who was abducted in Yenogoa, Bayelsa State, to Kano State…

EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP: OSANEBI DOLES OUT OVER N10M ON TERTIARY, POST-PRY STUDENTS IN DELTA

EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP: OSANEBI DOLES OUT OVER N10M ON TERTIARY, POST-PRY STUDENTS IN DELTA

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –By Albert OGRAKA  Chairman of the Friday Osanebi Foundation (FOF), Rt. Hon. Friday Osanebi has given out over N10 million to students in the first tranche of his foundation’s 2016 Scholarship award for undergraduate and post primary education…

Friday Osanebi Foundation Unveils Undergraduate Scholarship For Anioma Students

Friday Osanebi Foundation Unveils Undergraduate Scholarship For Anioma Students

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) By Albert OGRAKA–  Ahead of the 2016 undergraduate Scholarship for Anioma students in accredited Nigerian tertiary institutions, The Friday Osanebi Foundation (FOF) has pledged to sustain the goal of producing best students from the area. At a meeting…

Blank NEWS PERSONALITY >> Rt. Hon. Friday Ossai Osanebi: Rare Philanthropist, Astute Politician

Blank NEWS PERSONALITY >> Rt. Hon. Friday Ossai Osanebi: Rare Philanthropist, Astute Politician

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  -By Albert OGRAKA/Agbanashi Obinne On your first visit to his office, friendly aides direct you to an upper room reception where you fill a visitors form, indicating your purpose of visit. After assurances that “Honourable would soon…

Ndokwa Youths Pass Confidence Vote On Okowa, Osanebi  *Vows To Protect Govt. Facilities  *Blast Illegal Youth Groups   *Condemn Criminality

Ndokwa Youths Pass Confidence Vote On Okowa, Osanebi *Vows To Protect Govt. Facilities *Blast Illegal Youth Groups *Condemn Criminality

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  Youth presidents from the Thirty six (36) clans in Ndokwa nation as well as the community Youth Chairmen which make up the clans have passed a vote of implicit Confidence on Governor Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa and the…

"Be Creators Of Labor By Engaging In Entrepreneurial Schemes" –Says Ogidi Gbegbaje

"Be Creators Of Labor By Engaging In Entrepreneurial Schemes" –Says Ogidi Gbegbaje

Friday, July 03, (Blank NEWS Online) –  “Be Creators Of Labor By Engaging In Entrepreneurial Schemes” Say Ogidi Gbegbaje The Permanent Secretary Directorate of Government House and Protocol Mr. Edwin Ogidi-Gbebaje has charged youths to be creators of labor by availing themselves…

Okowa Assures Deltans of 6,000 Jobs In 6 Months *Rolls out entrepreneurship schemes  

Okowa Assures Deltans of 6,000 Jobs In 6 Months *Rolls out entrepreneurship schemes  

June 29, (Blank NEWS Online) –  The Delta State Government has rolled out six entrepreneurship schemes with an assurance from the State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, that 6,000 direct jobs would be created in the next six months as a result.  The…

"$16Bn Gas City Project Will Provide Over 4M Jobs"  *Says Jonathan @ Ground-breaking Ritual In Delta

"$16Bn Gas City Project Will Provide Over 4M Jobs" *Says Jonathan @ Ground-breaking Ritual In Delta

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has performed the ground-breaking ceremony of the more than 16 billion dollars Gas Revolution Industrial Park (GRIP), Delta State with an assurance that the project would create over four million jobs. While assuring international investors that the project…

Human Capital Development: Uduaghan Doles Out N500M to 100 1st Class Delta Graduates

Human Capital Development: Uduaghan Doles Out N500M to 100 1st Class Delta Graduates

Delta State government has ssued N500 million to deserving 100 fisrt class graduate students of Delta sate origin in the year 2013 First Class Graduate Scholarship Scheme. Uduaghan on Monday, March 23, 2015 presented the N500 million cheques to the 100 first…

2nd Niger Bridge: Asaba Youths Storm Julius Berger Site, Demand Employment

2nd Niger Bridge: Asaba Youths Storm Julius Berger Site, Demand Employment

Ongoing construction work at the second Niger Bridge was temporarily halted, weekend, when unemployed graduates from Asaba, Delta State besieged the premises of Julius Berger Plc, the company handling the Bridge project, demanding for slots in the employment of the company. They…

DDG Boss Urges Govt To Engage Youths Positively For National Growth

DDG Boss Urges Govt To Engage Youths Positively For National Growth

The Director General of the Defenders of Democracy Group (DDG), Comrade Ejoor Umukoro, has called on the three tires of government at the national, state and local levels to urgently engage youths in positive development programmes to avert insurgency and other social…

IDU Branch President Urges Youths To Uphold Isoko Cultural Values

IDU Branch President Urges Youths To Uphold Isoko Cultural Values

The Interim President of Isoko Development Union (IDU), Edo State Branch, Comrade Ejoor Umukoro, has urged youths to uphold the Isoko Culture and tradition which is supreme and sacrilege among other tribes. Umukoro, who is also the Director General of Defenders of…

Delta: Uduaghan Charges Devt Committees On Grassroot Mobilization

Delta: Uduaghan Charges Devt Committees On Grassroot Mobilization

DELTA State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has charged members of the Women and Youth Development Committees to be committed in sensitizing the people at the grassroots about government policies and programmes. Addressing members of the Committees from the 25 local government areas…

Commonwealth Games: Uduaghan Urges Nigerian Youths To Imitate Okagbare

Commonwealth Games: Uduaghan Urges Nigerian Youths To Imitate Okagbare

Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has expressed delight over the feat recorded by the State’s born sprinter, Blessing Okagbare who Monday night, won the 100m women gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Governor Uduaghan in a statement by…

Micro-Credit To Make Deltans  Economically Buoyant -Says Uduaghan

Micro-Credit To Make Deltans Economically Buoyant -Says Uduaghan

Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has stated that the Micro Credit programme of his administration was designed to make Deltans economically buoyant and employers of labour. According to him, the money given to beneficiaries of the scheme was take-off capital which…

15 Deltans Graduate From Italian Shoemaking Institute *As UNIDO, Delta Sign Pact

Fifteen students sponsored by the Delta State Government for a training in Footwear Design and Technology yesterday graduated from the prestigious Moda Pelle Academy, Milano, Italy after two weeks of intensive training. The state had also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with…

Athletics: Uduaghan Challenges States on Grassroots Sports Development

Athletics: Uduaghan Challenges States on Grassroots Sports Development

Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has urged States in the country to pay greater emphasis to grassroots sports development as part of measures towards improving Nigeria’s performance in international sporting meets. Governor Uduaghan speaking on Friday, June 13, 2014 at the…

Education: President Jonathan Breaks Ground For New Varsity In Delta

Education: President Jonathan Breaks Ground For New Varsity In Delta

President Jonathan performing the ground-breaking ceremony Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has performed the ground breaking ceremony for Eagle Heights University at Omadino, saying the university is one of the series of projects that is positioning Delta State as hub for investment. According…