2022 Budget: Delta Approves N469.4 billion

Delta State Executive Council (EXCO) meeting presided over by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, approved a budget size of N469.4 billion for the 2022 fiscal year.  The Commissioner for Economic Planning, Dr. Barry Pere-Gbe who disclosed this in a post Exco press briefing at Government House, Asaba, said the approval was in line with the…

STEPreneur Akpotor Advises Unemployed Delta Youths to Acquire Skills for Self-Employment

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh   SOPHIA AKPOTOR OBRUCHE is our STEPreneurfor the week. She hails from Ethiope East Local Government Area. She was unemployed for two years after graduation from Delta State University where she studied Management Studies. Fortunately, she enrolled in the Delta State job creation programme 2015/2016 Cycle and was trained in Cosmetology under…

Okowa emerges Best Governor in Infrastructure Development

The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE) on Thursday decorated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta as the 2021 Best Performing Governor in Infrastructure Development in Nigeria, with a call on his colleagues to emulate him. The governor was also inducted as Honorary Fellow of the Institution at its 19th International Civil Engineering Conference and Annual…

Delta Government Begins Business Management, Entrepreneurship Training For 2020/2021 STEP Graduands

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh The Delta State Government has commenced Entrepreneurship and Business Management Training (EBMT) for first batch of STEP graduands in the 2019/2020 Cycle. The graduands numbering 286 comprise beneficiaries who have completed training and graduated from the State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in Catering and Confectionery; PoP, Screed-Making and Painting;…

Multi-billion Naira Delta Secretariat for Inauguration December

Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday said the multi-billion naira state secretariat named after the Asagba of Asaba, Obi Prof. Chike Edozien, would be inaugurated in the early part of December, 2021. Okowa made this known in an interview with journalists shortly after inspecting the state-of-the-art facilities at the secretariat and the new technical…

Okowa calls for road rehabilitation ahead of yuletide

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday called on states and the Federal Government to rehabilitate roads in the country to ensure smooth and safe driving ahead of the yuletide season. Okowa made the call while flagging off Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) 2021 Ember Months safety campaign in Asaba. The campaign has “Maintain…

PAYMENT OF 2020/2021 FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO DELTA STATE GRADUATES OF THE NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL

11th October, 2021. It is hereby announced for the information of the public, particularly Delta State graduates of the Nigerian Law School, of 2020/2021 Session, that some shortlisted students are yet to forward their documents for payment to the Delta State Scholarship Board’s email address. Shortlisted Delta State graduates of the Nigerian Law School, 2020/2021…