2022 Budget: Delta Approves N469.4 billion

Delta State Executive Council (EXCO) meeting presided over by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, approved a budget size of N469.4 billion for the 2022 fiscal year.  The Commissioner for Economic Planning, Dr. Barry Pere-Gbe who disclosed this in a post Exco press briefing at Government House, Asaba, said the approval was in line with the…

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STEPreneur Akpotor Advises Unemployed Delta Youths to Acquire Skills for Self-Employment

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh   SOPHIA AKPOTOR OBRUCHE is our STEPreneurfor the week. She hails from Ethiope East Local Government Area. She was unemployed for two years after graduation from Delta State University where she studied Management Studies. Fortunately, she enrolled in the Delta State job creation programme 2015/2016 Cycle and was trained in Cosmetology under…

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Delta Government Begins Business Management, Entrepreneurship Training For 2020/2021 STEP Graduands

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh The Delta State Government has commenced Entrepreneurship and Business Management Training (EBMT) for first batch of STEP graduands in the 2019/2020 Cycle. The graduands numbering 286 comprise beneficiaries who have completed training and graduated from the State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in Catering and Confectionery; PoP, Screed-Making and Painting;…

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Electronic Transmission of Results: NASS’ volte-face, victory for democracy – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday said Tuesday’s passage of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2021 by the National Assembly, empowering the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to electronically transmit election results was a victory for democracy. The governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, lauded…

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PAYMENT OF 2020/2021 FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO DELTA STATE GRADUATES OF THE NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL

11th October, 2021. It is hereby announced for the information of the public, particularly Delta State graduates of the Nigerian Law School, of 2020/2021 Session, that some shortlisted students are yet to forward their documents for payment to the Delta State Scholarship Board’s email address. Shortlisted Delta State graduates of the Nigerian Law School, 2020/2021…

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