Food Security: Delta Set To Boost Rice Production

The Delta State government has revealed that it has perfected plans to tap into the robust ecology of the State and is set to grow truly Nigerian rice that would compete favorably with rice variants all over the world. This was disclosed by the National President, National Cooperative for Commercial and Industrial Agriculture (NACCIA), Barr.…

Shun appetite for luxury to grow your business, Okowa charges RYSA beneficiaries

Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, charged beneficiaries of the state government Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurial Development Programmes to develop their businesses and shun the appetite of luxury especially at the beginning of their businesses. Okowa gave the charge at the 2021 cycle graduation ceremony and distribution of business start-up packs to 786 beneficiaries…

Insesurity: Okowa tasks military on troops’ welfare

Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on Nigerian military authorities to prioritise the welfare of officers and men of the armed forces to motivate them in the fight against insurgency and other violent crimes in the country. Okowa made the call on Monday at the 2022 Defence Retreat – “Asaba 2022” with the…

Face your dispute with FG, DTSG chides ASUU

Delta State Government has called on the leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to concentrate on how tertiary institutions in the country could commence academic activities rather than maligning it to score cheap political points.  The Commissioner for Higher Education in the state, Prof. Patrick Muoboghare, made the call while reacting to some allegations…

Delta Agro-Industrial Park ready Nov.

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday, said the Agro-Industrial Park being executed by his administration at Aboh-Ogwashi, Aniocha South Local Government Area, would be ready for inauguration in November, 2022. Speaking with journalists shortly after inspecting ongoing works at the park, the governor, who said that the contracting firm had assured on the completion…

Delta approves lease-to-own deal for Oghara IPP

Delta State Government on Friday approved a lease-to-own contract for the Oghara Independent Power Project in Ethiope West Local Government Area of the state. The State Commissioner for Information Mr Charles Aniagwu disclosed this while briefing journalists on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. Aniagwu said Exco…

My standard of living has Improved – 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 the 2016/2017 Cycle.    Being an educationalist, he combines fish farming with teaching. He has completed many production cycles and has diversified into…