Sports Development: Okowa bags SWAN special merit award

Delta Governor, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa was on Tuesday honoured with a special merit award for high performance and excellence in school and youth sports development in Nigeria by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, (SWAN). The award was presented to Governor Okowa at the sidelines of the 2021 Zenith Bank/Delta Principals’ Cup finals at…

Governor Okowa, The Man With The Midas Touch

By JOHNSON EBIGIDE When Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa was sworn in as the governor of Delta State for the first tenure in 2015, most of his detractors heaved a sigh of relief, believing that whatever was propelling his success in wherever he found himself had been abated by the daunting challenges confronting him as the…

Monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise

It is hereby announced for the information of Deltans and other residents in the State; that the monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise for the month of November will hold in the State on Saturday November 27, 2021, between the hours of 7am and 10am. There will be restriction of movement of persons and vehicles except those…

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…