STEP Improved My Life, Says Akpotayobore

  By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh   Kingsley Akpotayobore hails from Udu LGA and has an NCE before he enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2016/2017 cycle. He was retrained in Electrical Installation and Maintenance.    Thereafter, he established Kingsuged Nigeria Enterprise as the CEO of the enterprise. Kingsley has…

Delta accesses N30bn from N150bn bridging finance

Delta Governor and Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, said his administration has accessed N30 billion out of the N150 billion that it applied for from a financial institution under the ‘Bridging Finance’ facility. Okowa disclosed this while answering questions from journalists shortly after inspecting the Koka flyover and Interchange,…

Report On Asaba Stadium Fire Outbreak Misleading – DTSG

Delta State Government on Sunday said social media report on fire incident at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba was blown out of proportion.  The State Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu while speaking to news men at the venue said the alleged fire incident did not affect the stadium complex but condemned roofing sheets removed from…

2023: You can’t stop Okowa’s ambition, PDP tells Omo-Agege

The Peoples Democratic Party PDP in Delta State on Wednesday slammed Deputy President of the Senate and All Progressives Congress APC Governorship candidate in the state, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, over comments threatening to terminate Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s Vice-Presidential ambition.  In a statement by the Chairman Media and Publicity Committee of the PDP Campaign Council in…

Okowa donates Buses to State Technical Colleges

Daniel Egwahor and Donald Monu As part of measures to facilitate school activities, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has inaugurated and handed a total of nine brand new 18-seater buses to technical colleges in the state. Gov Okowa, represented by his wife, Dame Edith Okowa, while inaugurating the vehicles at Model Technical College, Asaba urged the principals…

Delta govt releases N5 billion for pension arrears

Delta State Government on Monday released the sum of N5 billion for the payment of pension arrears to retirees in the state.  A statement by the State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu said the sum of N2.5 billion was released for the payment of pension arrears for state pensioners while N2.5 billion was also…

STEP Made Me the Man I Am- Nwaokolo

  Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh   Prosper Nwaokolo was trained in Electrical Installation and Maintenance in the 2016/2017 STEP cycle. He hails from Aniocha South LGA and is the CEO of P & N Electrical Services. He has executed many electrical installation and maintenance projects and has fabricated electrical devices such as stabilizers and fuel-free generators. Five years later,…