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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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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Delta State Carpenters /Roofers Inaugurate State Executive

  By Emmanuel Amatutu  THE Delta State chapter of Carpenters and Roofers Association has inaugurated a 9-man state executive for the next three years. Those inaugurated are; Mr. Samson Otiti as President, Austin Ogbodu as Vice Chairman I, Joseph Egbekoghene as vice chairman II, Vincent Ejenavi as Secretary, Othuke Oguh Treasurer. Others are; Nelson Mukoro as Assistant Secretary, Michael Ogheneovo Financial Secretary while Sunday Governor and Samuel Umudi are PRO and Provost respectively. Addressing the newly inaugurated executive, chairman Board of Trustees, Atalabe Meshack enjoined them to transform the Association…

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Northern governors frustrating basic education for Almajiris – Ex-UBEC chief

Governors of 19 Northern States are responsible for frustrating the integration of the Almajiri schools with basic education. Former Executive Secretary of Universal Basic Education (UBEC), Prof. Ahmed Modibbo, made the allegation at the weekend. He stated this at a lecture with the theme “Before the ban on the Almajiri system of education in Nigeria” organised by by the Centre for Historical Documentation and Research of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State. The administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan had in an attempt to address the problems of the…

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Group prepares bill to tackle examination malpractice, sex for grades, others

  Zero Tolerance Social Immoralities Initiative (ZETSI Africa) says it is sponsoring an examination malpractice prohibition bill to, among other things, curb sex for grades and other irregularities . Founder of ZETSI Africa, Mr Rasaq Jeje announced this on Thursday at the group’s maiden summit on examination malpractices in Abuja. He said that examination malpractice was a major problem that had plagued the educational system for long. “ZETSI Africa has found out that the major purveyors of examination malpractices in Nigeria are tutorials centres also known as miracle centres .…

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11-Yrs Oghenegare Ufuoma Launches Her Fourth Novel, ‘The Neglected Daughters ‘

By Joel Grandball, Despite the dwindling nature of education throughout the country, an 11-years old, Honesty Oghenegare Ufuoma has launched her fourth novel ‘The Neglected Daughters’. Oghenegare a Junior Secondary school 2 student who celebrated her 11th birthday cum the book launch at Peak Academy School, Ughelli said, “The Neglected Daughters is a story of little girls who were subjected to torture of a heartless Step-Mother for no just reason. According to the author, “The Step-Mother decides to truncate the little girls future by depriving them of going to school…

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Ejakpovi Bags 1st Class At ABUAD

  By Omoghene Benedict, Delta State-born Ese Oghale Ejakpovi has bagged 1st class in Accountancy at Afe Babalola University (ABUAD), Ado Ekiti. At the 10th Founder’s Day and 7th convocation ceremonies of the university held on Monday, Ejakpovi, daughter of renowned politician, Dr. (Pharm.) Nelson Ejakpovi clinched 1st class in Accountancy. Miss Ejakpovi attributed the feat to hard work and strong belief in God and thanked her parents for encouraging her to bring out her best. “I am happy that I got first class; our days of sleepless nights reading…

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Smart Monitoring, Assessment And Rehabilitation, Panacea To Deficit Infrastructural Development- University Don

  By Victor Bieni ASABA- A Lecturer and Researcher, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Delta State University, Oleh Campus, Engr. Mokwenye Ikebu-Ifesinachi has that quality Civil Engineering infrastructures termed as basic amenities helps to improve the standards of lives of citizens if means of Sustainability is maintained. This was made known to our reporter recently at the conference Hall of Engr. D. A. Umukoro, Ministry of Works, Asaba, Delta State Capital in his lectures delivered in as the Guest Speaker during the Second Annual General Meeting of Nigerian…

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Egbagbara Floors Erhurhore, Odjede, Emerges NUT Chairman Ughelli North

  By Omoghene Benedict, COMRADE Egbagbara Blessing JP, has emerged the chairman of Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, Ughelli North chapter after keenly contested election that was held recently. The election was conducted at the NUT secretariat, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta and Egbagbara who was the former secretary of the Union pulled, 214 votes against against other contenders for position, Erhurhore Richard and Odjede Godspower that scored 172 and 137 votes respectively. Addressing newsmen after the election, Comrade Egabagbara Blessing assured teachers in Ughelli North of quality…

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Nation Building: OYP/CYN Set To Honor University VC In Kaduna

  By Victor Bieni The Vice Chancellor, Crown University Int’l Chartered Inc (Ghana, America and partner campuses world wide), Professor Sir, Bashiru Aremu will next Month November 28th, 2019 be a Guest of Honor at National Youth Summit in Kaduna organized by OOdua Youth Parliament (OYP) and Congress of Nigerian Youth (CNY) in Kaduna. The University VC spoke to our Reporter today in a Telephone Chat while Commending the youths for such gestures of being set to honor him and some other political, Religious, ethnic and National Leaders in the…

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