YAGEP Made Me Meaningfully Engaged – YAGEPreneur Okonji

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 of the State Government’s Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP,) Nneka was trained and established in the…

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Politics: Participate, vote, advocate good governance, Okowa charges Nigerians

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday, called on Nigerians, particularly Christians, to participate actively in the political process through voting at elections and in advocacy for good governance and credible leadership. The governor made the call in a Keynote Address entitled “The Christian and Responsibility” which he delivered at the Standing Committee Meeting…

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Delta Almost 100 Per Cent HIV/AIDS Free

Current statistics yesterday showed Delta State on the verge of eliminating the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), following an estimated 68, 000 incidences virally suppressed and treated.  Against the backdrop of a visit by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) on the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, The Pointer learned that Delta had moved from a…

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Entrepreneurship, Business Management Training Made Me What I Am – STEPreneur Adibor

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh   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 Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP), he had previously acquired knowledge in other aspects of leather works such as making of bags, purses, and belts.  With…

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Aniagwu Urges Corps Members On Self Development

Corps members have been called upon to always seek ways develop themselves towards relevance while in service. Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, made this call at the send-off party organized by the Ministry of Information for the 2021/2022 Batch B corps members, who passed out today. Mr. Aniagwu said that the one-year…

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University of Delta gets medical school

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday announced that a contract for the construction of facilities for the College of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Delta, Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area of the state would be awarded in a few weeks. Okowa made the disclosure at the opening of Royal Mira…

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I Changed My Skill to Uphold Gov. Okowa’s Vision to Make Me a Job, Wealth Creator – YAGEPreneur Olori

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh 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 of Dennis Olori Farm in Oleh in Isoko South Local Government Area where he hails from, his passion…

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Okowa tasks traditional rulers on tourism promotion

Delta Governor, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday charged traditional rulers in the country to be ambassadors of tourism promotion as custodians of culture and traditions of their respective communities. He gave the charge in Asaba while inaugurating the newly-reconstituted Delta State Traditional Rulers’ Council. The governor urged the traditional rulers to play active role…

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