Delta’s YAGEP extend agric starter packs to 145 poultry farmers

Some fifty-five poultry farmers in Delta State have received key agricultural starter packs from the state’s Youths Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP). The aim, the government said, is to reach a targeted 145 persons who would start, grow and expand their poultry business cross the state. The packs include 400 birds (day-old chicks), 150 bags of […]

N130bn Aba shoe industry gains traction with new production machines

…as Gov. Okezie sets up committee for a government shoe factory   With production over the years undertaken mainly by manual labour, using crudely fabricated machines, but greeted with a soaring demand, the Aba shoe industry is set to experience bigger business boom, beginning this year, as new set of shoe production machines that would […]

State-owned Ibom Power’s 150mw waste away on poor evacuation infrastructure

Ibom Power plant, a wholly Akwa Ibom State owned electricity generating firm located in the state’s oil-bearing Ikot Abasi, has seen recent impressive generating capacity, churning out 150 megawatts of electricity into the national power grid. But this sadly appears to be a wasted effort, it has emerged. It was discovered that less than half […]