EDUCATION AS THE MASTER KEY FOR YOUTHS TO UNLOCK EVERY DOOR

By ANDREW DARAH,     Its now a reality that most of our youths now take Education for granted because they feel that the system is no longer working and it’s now surviver of the fittest with the most appalling statement “Who Education Help”. I want to make bold to say that Education still remains the master key and youths should not take Education for granted or relegate it to the background EDUCATION: Education is the process of teaching,. training and learning. It means to improve knowledge and develop skills.…

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Education: Hurray For Professor Oriaku @ 70!

By Sunny Awhefeada,   Sunday 4th December 2022 did not just come and go like any other day. It came with a lot of anticipation, excitement, prayers, good will and songs for one man who has impacted generations of people for about forty years. As the day unfurled from the cocoon of darkness with the dawn heralding crow of the cock, words went out that our teacher, my dear teacher, Professor Remigius Onyejekwe Oriaku was turning seventy that day. The zeitgeist deployment of social media in birthday celebration went full…

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My Dear Teacher, Ademola Dasylva, @ 70

By Sunny Awhefeada   It was with mixed feelings that I received the news of Professor Ademola Omobewaji Dasylva turning seventy and retiring from active university service. Mixed feelings because I rejoice with him on his attainment of this landmark age in good health, but at the same time I look back and see how time flies and undo a lot of things. Looking back, it appears as if it was just yesterday that the then Dr. Ademola Dasylva taught my postgraduate class in the Department of English at the…

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Ekiugbo Primary School Benefit As Neroitech Inventions Donates Cash, Notebooks

BY Kobiruo Joseph/Ughelli STAFF and pupils of Ekiugbo primary school Ughelli, in Ughelli North local government area of Delta state, were filled with joy as Neroitech Inventions donated cash and notebooks worth thousand of naira to ease their education. Presenting the notebooks to pupils, Mr Aghogho Ojada who was accompanied by Neroitech Invention team leader, Isuru Nyerhowo and others said, “This gesture is to encourage the pupils because primary is the basic foundation of any given society. “It is important we educate the children now because the society we are…

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Isuru Donates Cash, Notebooks To Ekiugbo Primary School, Says Education Is A Prerequisite For Development 

  Nyerhowo Isuru, team leader, Neroitech Inventions (NITI) has said that education is a prerequisite for any form of development.   Nyerhowo Isuru stated this recently while donating cash and notebooks to Ekiugbo Primary School in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.     According to him, “Especially for our young people, you cannot excel in any chosen field of endeavour without appropriate education. Even if you want to go into business, adequate education is required in today’s business environment.   “You are expected to at least go…

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Education: My Dear Teacher, Ademola Dasylva, @ 70

By Sunny Awhefeada   It was with mixed feelings that I received the news of Professor Ademola Omobewaji Dasylva turning seventy and retiring from active university service. Mixed feelings because I rejoice with him on his attainment of this landmark age in good health, but at the same time I look back and see how time flies and undo a lot of things. Looking back, it appears as if it was just yesterday that the then Dr. Ademola Dasylva taught my postgraduate class in the Department of English at the…

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Teachers’ Day: WHY THE NIGERIAN TEACHER SHOULD BE APPRECIATED

By Andrew Darah   Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, former President of Turkey says, a good teacher is like a candle, it consumes itself to light the way for others. There is no contention about the positive contributions of teachers to human capital development globally. Teachers turnout engineers, filmmakers, writers, astronauts, architects, lawyers, doctors, entrepreneurs and others. The above simply shows that without teachers, the world would not have great leaders and heroes who make our planet a better place for all. It is pathetic that teachers are not respected for their…

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Education: Umukoro Support Group Gifts Primary School Pupils With Books

By Kobiruo Joseph/UGHELLI     It was a delightful moment for staff and over 200 pupils of Onidjor Primary School, Uwheru in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State as Hon. Umukoro O. Innocemt Support Group for Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, APC Governorship Candidate for Delta State donated exercise books to the pupils. The donation according to Hon. Umukoro Innocent, a staunch APC member, was part of the his initiative in supporting pupils in primary schools in Ughelli local government especially the indigent ones. The pupils from primary one to six,…

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Education: Ogo Ofuani @ 70

By Sunny Awhefeada,     My class in the Department of English and Literature at the University of Benin resumed in the early days of 1992. Having stayed at home for an unusually long stretch of time, our eager feet saw us rushing to UNIBEN, as it was and still known, to resume as fresh men and women, popularly called jambites. It was a trying moment for many reasons. The screening process was complex, tedious and tasking if not daunting. The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) had conducted two…

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Governor Okowa Aide, Jifas Ogbon Donates Books To Primary School Pupils In Delta

By Otoyibo Philo   Special Assistant to Delta State Government on Youth Development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon on Tuesday, September 19, flagged off the distribution of books, learning and teaching materials to primary schools in Ughelli South local government area of the state. His efforts according to him, is to compliment the efforts of the state governor, Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, who has prioritize education among others and establishing 22 new Primary and Secondary Schools in the state. Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon who was warmly received by pupils and teachers at…

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