OPINION: THE NEED FOR THE INCLUSION OF SEX EDUCATION IN THE CURRICULUM OF THE DELTA STATE BASIC AND SECONDARY EDUCATION SYSTEM

    BY COMR. EGBAGBARA OMARAYERUE BLESSING (JP)   I thank members of the Elite Club of Nigeria, Ughelli for searching me out to be a guest speaker at their Annual event. I also thank them for giving me the opportunity to speak on a topic, I chose on my own. Though this placed a greater responsibilities on me. I take responsibilities for all the materials contained in this lecture and if anyone feel offended, the members of the elite club who invited me should take responsibilities of my staying…

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The Story Behind Rt. Hon Friday Osanebi New Name, Mr. Ndokwa

  By Presley Idi THE FIRST EPISTLE: Story story, story, once upon a time, time time, there was a man, man man, sitting on a chair, chair chair, sorry guys i digress but truly today i want to tell us a brief story, so wherever you are please grab a chair and pay attention for the next 2 minutes. Ndokwa Nation, an ethnic nationality that prides itself as the second largest in delta, behind only the Urhobo’s of delta central, strong and mighty internally but before others it trembles! Over…

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Sanusi Breaks Silence, My Dethronement Is Destined By Allah

Barely 24hrs after his dethronement as the Emir of Kano,  a recording of the deposed emir of kano Muhammadu Sanusi from Premium Times, in what is his first reaction to his removal from office on Monday. Mr Sanusi was deposed following a resolution of the Kano State Executive Council on March 9, on allegations of insurbodination. The Secretary to the Kano State Government, Usman Alhaji, who addressed journalists at the end of the emergency council meeting said the action was based on the governor’s powers under the state’s Emirates Law…

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Professor Sir Kolapo Ige, The Celebrated ICON In The US Symbolic Place Of Veneration

  By Victor Bieni CALIFORNIA-The US Government celebrates another ICON of The American Professional Economists ~ First Professor Sir Kolapo Akanfe IGE in the “Marquis Who’s Who in America “ book of history as a great leader, Certified Professional Education Manager and Achiever in this US global book of record 2019/2020. Professor Sir Kolapo is a demonstrated thought leader and finance cum management consultant with a proven track record of stellar performance both in industry, professional practices as well as academic administration, business consulting, economic policy analysis with thirty-five (35)…

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HOW GOVERNOR OKOWA DEPRIVED ME OF MY WIFE

  BY ITEVEH EKPOKPOBE Delta State government is responsible. The governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa is the reason I am still a bachelor. In my very young years, I learnt on the laps of my mother, Maria, that, women born and bred in coastal areas are most beautiful. She would describe how contoured their waistlines are. Their skins glow too. “Have you seen their eyes, Iteveh? Behind the water-clear innocence they radiate, is a fire of love no man can resist.” She told me this in later years when adulthood had…

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Maryam Babangida: In Case Gov. Okowa Forgets

  BY ITEVEH EKPOKPOBE,   It was, not just a center for Women Development. No! It was a reminder. It was the tree planted over Maryam Babangida’s memory, the late wife of former Military Head of State, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida who died at the age of 61 from ovarian cancer on 27 December, 2009 in a Los Angeles, California hospital. It was home to the souls of hundreds of Asaba people, lined up by the Nigerian Army at River Niger’s bank in the Cable Point Area, torn into pieces with…

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Random Thoughts As Okowa Inaugurates DESOPADEC Projects

  By FIDELIS EGUGBO Audio money, audio project, and several audio activities have become regular terms used to refer to statements that are not real or promises that cannot be kept. In the political circles, politicians were known for audio statements until the Governor of Delta State, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa came into governance with sincerity, letting the people know that they can be on the same page with those that they have elected into office. It might interest you to note that the governor has continually reiterated the need…

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‘THE ISOKO ETHNIC NATIONALITY: IN TIME PERSEPECTIVE’ BY ENDURANCE O EDAFEWOTU: A REJOINDER

  1. The attention of Igbide Clan has been drawn to a book by Mr. Endurance O Edafewotu titled, ‘The Isoko Ethnic Nationality: In Time Perspective’. While we commend the author for his effort in attempting to reveal some aspects of the roots and customs of Isoko people, we are constrained to point out some glaring and unacceptable inaccuracies and assumptions in the history of Igbide Clan which, if not challenged, may be erroneously quoted by future generations as authentic history. 2a. While introducing his perspective on Igbide, one of…

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Delta PDP Social Media Practitioners Laments Poor Treatment In Ughelli North

  BY Daniel Atarhe   UGHELLI NORTH: IS OUR LOYALTY NOW SLAVERY? In this last festive season, Austin Ayemidejor donated 38 bags of rice each to 20 DESIEC wards in Sapele LGA. One bag of rice each to all his media team with other lofty packages. Assuming a bag of rice cost #15,000, Chief Ayemidejor would have spent 11.4 million on rice distribution to 20 DESIEC wards of Sapele alone. In Ughelli North, our supposed potential governor candidate and Afiesere born billionaire only contributed #400,000 (four hundred thousand naira only)…

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The Demonisation Of Laptops

  BY RICHARD MADUKU Something many foreigners would swear was impossible even in a dream or in fairy land is happening in Nigeria today. It is not the free fall of the country into the poverty capital of the world. Many outsiders can hardly believe that a nation blessed with so much natural and human resources like Nigeria could become a place where the majority would be gnashing their teeth in hunger and converting the same into fasting and praying. It is also not the transformation of the stick-carrying rustic…

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