Delta Government Gives Cash Awards of ₦57M to STEP, YAGEP, GEST Beneficiaries to Boost Their Businesses

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh and Laura Ese Oghene No fewer than 183 entrepreneurs who are beneficiaries of the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP,) Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) and the Girl Child Empowerment Skills Training (GEST) have received cash awards to boost their enterprises. The cash awards presented to them by the…

DTSG Out To Boost Livestock Production – Egbedi

In keeping with part of the Stronger Delta agenda of making Delta State the food basket of the nation, the Delta State government has today undertaken the training of 100 poultry farmers. Addressing farmers during the opening the opening ceremony of the training on poultry production in Ibusa, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources,…

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Delta secures $40 million dollars PPP for Songhai project

Delta Government says $40 million dollars is to be injected for the upgrade of agricultural activities at Songhai Delta in Amukpe under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement. The Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu disclosed this on Friday at Government House, Asaba, while briefing journalists on some of the decisions reached at the State…

Staff Training Necessary For Improved Service Delivery – Egbedi

Delta State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Chief Julius Egbedi, has stressed on the relevance of training and retraining of the workforce of any organisation. Egbedi made this known during the flagoff of a four day performance improvement workshop with the theme “Developing effective marketing strategies in a public enterprise”, for officers on salary…

STEP Afforded Me Opportunity to Acquire More Professional Knowledge on How to Manage My Own Business – STEPreneur Ellis

  By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh   ELLIS EKENE EMMANUEL is the CEO of Vatigo Cakes and Catering located in Asaba. He hails from Ndokwa East Local Government Area. Though a graduate of Library and Information Science, his passion is to become his own boss with special interest in the hospitality industry. This passion motivated him to enroll…

More universities in Delta necessary – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Friday deplored criticism by leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that the state government was proliferating universities with the recent establishment of three new ones in the state, saying it was a necessity.. He explained that the universities were established to broaden access to the teeming…

Delta Won’t Ignore Ailing Federal Institutions, Aniagwu

Delta State Government yesterday made it clear why the seeming negligence of federal-owned facilities and institutions within its jurisdiction cannot be stomached. The Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu disclosed this when he played host to the management of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Asaba, led by their new General Manager, Mr. Innocent Negha. Recognizing…