DTSG to empower 2,500 artisans in 2022

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, announced that the state government would give financial assistance to 2,500 artisans in 2022 to stimulate the growth of small and medium enterprises in the state. Okowa announced this while speaking at Artisans Day celebration held at the Cenotaph, Asaba. He said that the financial assistance would…

Okowa wants FG to address rising cost of cooking gas

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, called on the Federal Government and relevant policy makers to initiate steps towards reducing the rising cost of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in the country.  Okowa made the call at a two-day LPG sensitisation and awareness campaign organised by the National LPG Expansion Plan, Office of the Vice…

Embrace Entrepreneurship, Vocational Skills, STEPreneur Eterigho Advises Delta Youths

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh ETERIGHO ONANEFE JOSHUA (2015/2016 CYCLE)LGA: ISOKO SOUTHENTERPRISE: BARBING Joshua Onanefe Eterigho, the CEO of Adept Spring Unisex Salon, Azagba Ogwashi, with a HND in Graphic Design from Ogwashi-Uku Polytechnic. He was trained in Barbing in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) and has long diversified into Hairdressing and…

Lawmaker-of-the-Year: Okowa congratulates Delta Speaker

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated the Speaker of the state’s House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, on his conferment with the Lawmaker-Of-The-Year Award at the Independent Nigerian Parlia­mentary Excellence Awards. The award, which was organised by the Daily Independent Newspapers Limited in association with African Consolidated Analytical Limited (ACAL), was presented to Oborevwori on…

Our universities enjoy better funding – Delta Govt

The Delta Government on Tuesday, dismissed the allegation that it was proliferating the state with universities but failed to pay salaries of staff of its pioneer university in Abraka. The Commissioner for Higher Education, Professor Patrick Muoboghare, dispelled the allegation while speaking to newsmen at the end of the state’s Executive Council meeting at Government…