Group Recommends That In School Adolescents Be Groomed For Entrepreneurship, Leadership Roles 

Omamuzo Efidhere In a bid to use entrepreneurship to curb political corruption, create room for political transparency and accountability, Neferok Development Initiative, NeDI, a Non-Governmental Organization in collaboration with FRUTZY “N” More has recommended that in school adolescent be groomed for entrepreneurship and leadership roles. The one day training on entrepreneurship and leadership held recently had over 100 students drawn from Okpare Grammar School and Otu-Jeremi Secondary School in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State.  The Organizer, Ayo Okotie stated that the collaboration with the CEO of FRUTZY…

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DESOPADEC Trains Delta Women For Empowerment

  As part of its cooperate responsibilities, the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), has commence a two days  training for Delta women from the oil bearing communities at College of Education, Warri. The two day empowerment training for women  was drawn from the six ethnic nationalities of Itsekiri, Ijaw, Urhobo, Isoko, Ndokwa and Ika, that make up the mandate areas of the Commission. The Women empowerment programme, with the theme, “Converting My Passion Into My Source Of Income,” was organized in line with the Commission’s human capital…

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Sen Ovie Omo-Agege Mourns Mudi Asagba

  The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has expressed shock over the demise of one his legislative aide, Mr. Mudiaga Asagba. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yomi Odunuga, Senator Omo-Agege described the side’s death as “a very sad loss”. According to him, the former broadcaster was a dedicated staff who gave his all in the discharge of his duties during his brief time as a legislative aide. Until his demise, Mudiaga Asagba, an ace broadcaster whose professional experience traversed both…

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Bayelsa Govt Has Not Taken Loan For The Past Two Years -Information Commissioner

Bayelsa Govt Has Not Taken Loan For Over Two years Now-Information Commissioner   By Elizabeth Vincent,   Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso Markeson, has said that the state government it is not making any effort to obtain new loans. In a statement on Monday the commissioner said, “Bayelsa state government had not taken any major loan in over two and a half years and would not present any fresh budget to the House of Assembly for the year 2020. According to him, the 2019 budget would…

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Bashorun Askia Unveil His Vision As DESOPADEC MD

  ..As Traditional Rulers From Oil Producing Communities Point Devt Plan for Commission By Perez Brisibe,   Traditional Rulers and leaders from oil producing communities of Delta State have pointed out a development plan for the management of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC. The commission, led by its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Chief Askia Ogieh alongside other executives of the board, met with the various monarchs drawn from Ijaw, Urhobo, Isoko, Ndokwa and Itsekiri ethnic nations during a series of parley with them at…

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Delta Govt Frowns At Collection Of Illegal Levies In Public Schools

  … Lists Approved Levies The Delta State Government has frowned at the continued reported cases of collection of illegal levies in public primary and post primary schools in the state. Making the stance of government known in Asaba today (04/12/2019), the state Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, disclosed that the state government has zero tolerance for illegal levies stressing that any Principal or School Head caught in the act will be made to face the full wrath of the law. He advised parents not to…

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Bobbies United Crashes Out Of 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup

 By Jahrock Ujewe, It was an emotion-ladened encounter between Bobbies United and Lord Honour, when the semifinal battle for a place in the final of the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup took place on Tuesday, December 3 at the Kwale Township Stadium with the latter going home with a 3 – 1 triumph over the former. The fame enjoyed by Bobbies United’s prodigy, Anderson Esiti, and Lord Honour’s leading light, Oghenekaro Etebo, with the Super Eagles precedes these two grassroot clubs in Delta State. And that seemed to have given this…

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Evwreni Opt For Peace, Swears In Bright Adjogbe As President General

By Gabriel Karo The leadership struggle in the oil rich Evwreni community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State has finally been laid to rest following a mutual legal agreement by all parties and stakeholders involved to swear in Mr. Bright Adjogbe and members of his team as President General and Executives of the Evwreni Clan Improvement Union (ECIU). According to the peace agreement signed by Mr. Bright Adjogbe, Chief Collins Udi, Presidents and Secretaries of ECIU branches and other stakeholders, and read by the presiding Chairman of…

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DESOPADEC MD Assures Host Communities Of Meaningful Dev’t

  Delta State Oil Producing Development Commission, DESOPADEC, has assured its host communities of adequate attention and meaningful rapid development. The Managing Director of DESOPADEC,  Bashorun Askia Ogieh, gave this assurance while inspecting an ongoing project at the faculty of Engineering at the Delta State University, Oleh Campus, Isoko South embarked upon by the commission. Bashorun Askia who was in company of President General of the Isoko Development Union, IDU, Chief Iduh Amadhe, stated that, host communities in the state will experience integrated and significant development under the current board…

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Gbagi Foundation Sets Up N6m Education Trust Fund Grant For Nigeria Students

  By Joel Grandball,   As part of his contribution to the growth of education across the country, former Minister of Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi through Gbagi Foundation has set up an Education Endowment Fund for 500 Nigerian students at Edwin Clark University University, Kiagbodo, Delta State. Represented by his wife, Hon Justice Sybil Gbagi at the first maiden convocation of the Edwin Clark University, Gbagi said, “As you already aware, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Gbagi Foundation, in his capacity as a former Minister for Education…

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