Osinbajo, Okowa Say MSMES Will Fast-Track Economic Growth

Prof Yemi Osinbajo (2nd left), accompanied by  Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa (3rd right), and his Deputy, Barr. Kingsley Otuaru (2nd right), inspecting  products by shower women Entreprenur Initiative, during the VP’s inspection of the 25th Edition of MSME Clinic at Event Center, Asasba, Delta State, , PIX: BRIPIN ENARUSAI ASABA/Nigeria: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) were the fastest ways of growing the economies of states and the nation. They made their positions known…

” Vocational And Entrepreneurial Skills, Key To Self Empowerment”- PS

from right; Permanent Secretary Directorate of Government House and Protocol, Mr. Edwin Ogidi-Gbegbaaje; Public Relations Officer, Mr. Harold Ojji and the Chief Protocol Officer, Mr. Anino Tetsola, during the Send-Forth Party in Honour of the 2018 Batch “C” stream 1 Corps Member who saved in the Directorate of Government House and Protocol. PIX; JIBUNOR SAMUEL. ASABA/Nigeria: To tackle youth restiveness in th country, Mr. Eddy Ogidi-Gbegbaje,  Permanent Secretary Government House and Protocol, has urged youths to acquire vocational and entrepreneurial skills so as to be self employed. The Permanent Secretary made…

Trouble in Delta Health Management Board as Cooperative Officials embezzle N2.5b savings of Health workers

By Emmanuel Enebeli ASABA/Nigeria: The era of embezzlement and corruption activities in government circle is likely not to end as even in small groups like multi purpose cooportives stories of officials eating fat,  while the contributors suffer untold hardship before they could withdraw from their savings. An investigation by an online paper,  www.advocateng. com have revealed how some officials of the Delta State Government connived with the fraudulent executive committee of the Delta State Hospital Management Board Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society II (HMBMPCSII) to embezzle over N2.5bn of savings belonging to the…

Video News Release: #InsideTheHustle – Why I quit my job to create Nigeria’s first food truck in the heart of the country’s megacity, Lagos

LAGOS/Nigeria: The video below is copyright free and can be used at will, without asking for authorization   LAGOS, Nigeria, September 19, 2019/ — #InsideTheHustle: From dealing with the Police to ‘Landowners’, Bolarinwa Kamson, the CEO of Nigeria’s first food truck ‘Urban Fuxion’  took us on the journey that led him to start his food truck in the heart of Nigeria’s megacity, Lagos. Watch the video here: http://bit.ly/2moWHr8

PWD’s Gets Agricultural Processing Skills From NDDC Program

WARRI/Nigeria: In other to empower Persons Living With Disabilities (PWDs), the Federal Government, through the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, have trained members on agriculture products processing skills to encourage them to be self-employed and economically self-reliant. The 5-day intensive skills acquisition programme was Coordinated by Velma Foundation and sponsored by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), in a sustained effort to improve the livelihood of People With Disabilities (PWDs) in the Niger Delta region. The training took place at MOM Civic Centre, Warri, headquarters of Warri South Local Government…

Delta Job Creation Set to Commence 2019/2020 Programme Cycle

ASABA/Nigeria: The 2019/2020 Programme Cycle of the Delta State Government’s job creation programme will soon commence. The Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer, Prof Eric Eboh disclosed this in a work plan and implementation guideline meeting in his office to flag off the 2019/2020 STEP, YAGEP and GEEP Cycle. Prof Eboh explained that the meeting was necessary following the approval of the 2019/2020 Job Creation Programme Work plan and Implementation Guideline by the State Executive Council. According to him, the guideline will be published and made available to all the…

DTSG TO RECERTIFY COOP SOCIETIES CERTIFICATE

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Ministry of Trade and Investment is set to recertify cooperative Societies’ Certificate. The Commissioner, Hon. Chika Ossai, dropped the hint today in his office when he played host to Delta Cooperative Federation Asaba. Hon. Chika Ossai, averred that recertification of Cooperative Societies in the State has become imperative due to the fact that some Multipurpose Cooperatives have outlived their usefulness and have become docile. The official records according to the Commissioner showed that about forty thousand Cooperative Societies was registered by the Ministry, adding that not all…

Delta Commissioner Pledges Govt’s Support for STEP, YAGEP Enterprnuers

ASABA/Nigeria:The Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, today assured entrepreneurs of STEP (Steprenuers) and YAGEP (Yageprenuers) of the state government and constant support. Mr Aniagwu, who stated this during a courtesy visit by the Steprenuers and Yageprenuers on him, stated that the intention of the state government was to address the issue of unemployment and wealth creation in the state. According to the commissioner, entrepreneur should be able to put their skills into practice adding that a single successful entrepreneur could be an employment of labour which he…

Celebrating Africa’s Digital Potential on UN Youth Day

Africa’s young population could be its greatest asset in an age where many other regions in the world are aging as a result of declining birth rates By Ime Archibong ACCRA/Ghana:  Many things have been said about the future Africa and its potential, it has been called the Opportunity Continent, the Next Frontier and Africa rising, with all of these true. For me the excitement comes in how Africa can, and will one day lead in the digital economy, not only creating a better future for its young people, but…

JOB CREATION: DTSG Establishes Additional 41 Entrepreneurs

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government has established an additional 41 STEPreneurs in Fashion Design and Tailoring; Welding and Fabrication; Electrical Installation and Repairs, Photography and in ICT. The 41 STEP beneficiaries had no previous knowledge of the skills (Green STEP), but got enrolled in the programme to be trained and established with starter parts by the state government, having acquired training for six months in the various vocational skills training centres across the state. Addressing them, the Commissioner for Youth Development, Comrade Ifeanyi Egwunyenga, extolled the consistency of STEP and…