Delta Faults British High Commission’s Travel Advisory

Delta Government on Monday, expressed dismay over the recent travel advisory reportedly issued by the United Kingdom to its citizens in Nigeria. The Commissioner for Information in the state, Mr Charles Aniagwu, expressed the state’s concern at a news conference in Asaba. He said that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s administration in the state put high premium…

Aniagwu Underscores Special Focus On Youth Orientation

Attitude reorientation, expressly directed at the youths, may just be panacea to addressing the myriad of challenges currently plaguing the Nigerian society; Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu has said. Following his meeting with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), The Integral Motivational Services, in the Ministry’s headquarters in Asaba, Mr. Aniagwu expressed concerns over…

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;…