Nasarawa Speaker Lauds Peaceful APC Ward Congress

LAFIA/Nigeria: The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi has expressed satisfaction with the peaceful conduct of  All Progressive  Congress , APC, in Toto LG as all the new officials emerged through consensus. The exercise which took place on  Saturday across all the electoral wards in Toto LG started and ended peacefully as party stalwarts met and adopted a consensus option of affirmation to elect the ward executives. The Speaker,  who is the party leader for the congress in Toto LG said the success achieved in the exercise…

Delta Job Creation Bureau Underscores Importance of Frequent Review, As It Holds Review Meeting With Trainees

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh ASABA/Nigeria: In furtherance of its efforts at ensuring that trainees of its STEP programme graduate into seasoned entrepreneurs and wealth creators, the Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau has held its Second Mid-Training Review Meeting with STEP trainees. The review meeting which was interactive in nature was attended by 323 STEP trainees of the 2020/2021 Cycle enrolled in six vocational skills such as Audio-Visual Services; Catering and Confectionery; Hairdressing; PoP, Painting, Screed-making; Welding and Fabrication; Tiling and interlocking. Addressing the trainees at Government House, Asaba, the…

MOVIE: 76 Set For Global Release, Courtesy Of Filmone Entertainment

LAGOS/Nigeria: West Africa’s leading film company, FilmOne Entertainment, is proud to announce that the renowned feature film, ’76, will be available to audiences worldwide on the global streaming service, Netflix, from 4 August 2021. Produced by Adonis Production & Princewills Trust, ‘76 was originally released in Nigerian cinemas in 2016. The film is set six years after the Nigerian civil war and tells the story of Joseph Dewa, a young military officer from the Middle Belt, who gets into a romantic relationship with an O-level student, Suzy, from the South-eastern…

STEP Beneficiary Testifies Gov. Okowa’s Job Creation Programme Is So Real and Well Thought Out

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh UGHELLI/Nigeria: A beneficiary of the Delta State Job Creation Programme under the Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme, STEP, Mr. Atano Ochuko Kelvin, had testified the that programme is so real and well thought out by the State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa. Atano, Ochuko Kelvin a holder of BSC in Accounting and a PGD in Business Management from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife. He hails from Ughelli North Local Government Area. He got enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2017/2018…

Neither My Parents nor I Would Have Been Able to Afford Starter Pack, Says STEPreneur Esienakerien

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh EKPAN/Nigeria: As part of the success story of the Delta State Job Creation drive through building of a new generation of bussiness owners, that will help build the economy based on modern trend, Esienakerien Mercy Oma, one of the beneficiaries of the State Skill Training and Entrepreneurship Programme, STEP, has given a glowing tribute to the programme, as she confesses her joy. Mercy Oma Esienakerien, enrolled in the 2017/2018 Cycle. She was trained in Catering and Confectionery. Her passion for the skill remains unwavering as evident in…

GEEP Beneficiary Praises Programme, Says it Changed, Made Him a Successful Oil Palm Consultant

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh ASABA/Nigeria: A beneficiary of the Delta State GEEP programme has praised the programme, given testimony on how the programmed had transformed his life in many ways. The beneficiary, Aniuchi Ifeanyi Ernest is one of the GEEP beneficiaries with IMC Oil Palm Plantations, Nsukwa, from Ndokwa East Local Government Area and is an Agricultural Economics graduate from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He also has a National Diploma Certificate in Agricultural Technology from the then Delta State College of Agriculture, Ozoro. Ifeanyi is currently the Out-grower Manager in…

Delta YAGEP Beneficiary Ask Youths to Be Willing To Grow Gradually, Stay Consistent, Innovative

ASABA/Nigeria: A graduate of the Delta State Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP), Mr. Chiweike Nwankwo has called on Youth Entrepreneurs to be willing to grow gradually, stay consistent and innovate. Chiweike Nwankwo who hails from Oshimili North Local Government Area. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Technical and Vocational Education from the Delta State University, Abraka; enrolled into the Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme of the Delta State Government in the 2015/2016 Cycle, the pioneer set and was trained in Fish Production. Six years after establishment, he has…

Slippers Weaver Wins May Day “Help A Hardworker” Competition

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: A  young entrepreneur and trader, specializing in the intricate art of the beading of slippers, Miss Esther Kiri, has emerged as the May winner for the Princewills Trust “Help the Hard Worker” award for 2021. The monthly competition which is organized by the team of Princewills Trust and sponsored by the same organization, announced Miss. Esther Kiri, after a well contested competition where she beat both runners up, Chikezie Joseph and Joy Valentine, to win the N100,000 cash prize. A statement from Princewills Trust quoted Mina Omunguye, a…

Delta Empowers 100,000 Youths

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has said that the State Government had trained and empowered no fewer than 100,000 youths to become entrepreneurs in the last six years. He stated this in a state broadcast to mark his 6th anniversary in office as governor. According to the governor, with the goal of  “Prosperity for All Deltans’’, our administration from the onset took swift and decisive actions on the issue of youth unemployment. He said that the large army of unemployed graduates and secondary school leavers was a clear danger…

Delta Job, Wealth Creation Bureau Gives Farm Input To Youth Crop Farmers

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau, had distributed farm inputs to YAGEP beneficiaries in crop production,  in line with the vision of the State Government to support youth farmers to expand their agricultural enterprises, become employers of labour and to boost food security. The beneficiaries of the farm input included all youth farmers enrolled in Crop Production under the 2020/2021 Cycle of the State Government’s Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP.) Addressing the beneficiaries, the Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer of the bureau, Prof…