Governor Okowa Expresses Sadness Over Pupils Crushed To Death By Fuel Laden Tanker

By Omoghene Benedict   Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed sadness over the pupils of Army Children’s School who were crushed to death by Petroleum laden tanker on Thursday, July 8, 2021 in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of the State. The Governor on a condolence visit to the school on Friday, described the incident as a very sad one. Governor Okowa who was represented by the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori stated that he received the news of the…

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Okowa Killing Tertiary Institutions in Favour Of Owa-Alero – IMG

  . . . Laments neglect of Oleh campus ….Says gov entrenching nepotism in all facets of administration The Isoko Monitoring Group, IMG, has lamented the neglect of the Delta State University, Oleh campus and the poor development of the Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro by the state government, saying Governor Ifeanyi Okowa was killing all tertiary institutions in the state in favour of the Owa-Alero campus of the newly created University of Delta, Agbor. IMG, in a communique issued at the end of an extraordinary emergency…

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CDY Group Accuses Prof. Muoboghare Of Imposing His Wife As Registrar In Delta University

  A non governmental organisation under the auspices of Coalition of Delta Youth, CDY, has accused the immediate passed Commissioner for Higher Education, Prof. Patrick Mouboghare, for allegedly imposing his wife, Mrs Mouboghare Stella as Registrar of Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro. The Coalition of Delta Youth, stated this in a statement made available to newsmen signed by it’s Chairman, Comrade Mudiaga Abiri, after their meeting held in Ughelli North Local Government Council of Delta State, positing that, “the act of the former Commissioner who also doubles…

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Analysis: SCHOOL COMMUNITY RELATIONS. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES AND THE CHALLENGES IN DELTA STATE BASIC AND SECONDARY EDUCATION SYSTEM

BY COMR. BLESSING OMARAYARUE EGBAGBARA (JP)   INTRODUCTION: The issues of the school community relations and the attendant challenges of school at all levels will always remain relevant and existing, particularly as it has come to be accepted that an organic relationship serves as a catalyst to positively change to both schools and the communities they served. However, when we project into the future, to enquire about the kind of relationship, we either foresee or expect, we bear in mind that such a failure will come with factors which will…

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Analysis & Opinion: The Nigerian Child

  By Sunny Awhefada,     The most significant segment of Nigeria’s demography which governments at all levels have neglected in the last twenty years is the children bracket. The present debacle in the name of insecurity be it terrorism, insurgency or banditry aligns with the destructive consequences of not paying attention to our children and youth. The Urhobo have a saying that arien omodiaa arien okpako diaa which means you cannot be a good adult if you were not a good child. We were told some years ago that…

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Children’s Day 2021: Tidi Celebrates With Children Of Warri South Council Area, Urges Them To Be Good

  Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Dr Michael Tidi, has celebrated with the children of Warri South Council Area as they celebrate children’s Day, today 27th May 2021. The Warri South council boss in statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Mr Francis Sadhere, wished all the children in the council, a joyful Children’s Day Celebration and urged them to be good all the time. “On behalf of the people of Warri South Local Government Area, I am wishing a very enjoyable day for children all over the…

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Education: School Principal Appeals To Gov. Okowa, Community And IndividualsTo Facilitate WAEC Accreditation

BY Gabriel Awodeha  The Acting Principal of Ovwodokpokpo Secondary School Ovwodokpokpo-Olomu in Ughelli South local government area of Delta State, Mrs. Naibe Christy, has appealed to the state government, community leaders and individuals to facilitate the accreditation of the school as a West African Examination Council (WAEC) center. Mrs. Naibe made the appeal yesterday during the 4th Inter-House Sports Athletic competition of the school, pointing that waec accreditation would curb the drift of students of the school and promote effective discipline of students. While noting that sports is an integral…

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Askia Foundation, BAF Donates Isoko Language Books, Teaching Items To Schools

    As part of its social responsibilities in promoting education and it’s bid to prevent the local language from going into extinction, the Bashorun Askia Foundation (BAF), has donated Isoko Language text books to all secondary schools in Isoko North and South Local Government Areas of Delta state. The Basic Education Examination Books mainly for the junior secondary students are, Isoko proverbs, calendar, and Isoko audio teaching CDs. Handing over the books to teachers at the National Secretariat of the Isoko Development Union (I.D.U), Chairman of the Foundation, Odio…

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Breaking: Missing 13-Yrs Old Girl Found

The 13-years girl missing Treasure Ofuya has been found and she is currently with security agents in Oghara, Ethiope West local government Area of Delta state. According to the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, “Missing Treasure Ofuya has been found in oghara, she is currently with the police and will be reunited with her family soon. In declaring her missing, Bright Edafe, said, “One Treasure Ofuya ‘f’ of No. 9 Sunday Ogedegbe Street Okuokoko, Delta State whose photograph is on your screen has been reported missing.…

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Analysis & Opinion: Nigeria And Mark Anthony’s Prophesy

By Sunny Awhefeada A profound and even inveterate lack of humaneness has characterized our nation’s history. It can be argued, and plausibly so, that that a seminal lack or absence of that which is humane has been at the very core of our collective tragedy as a nation in the last sixty years. That lack of the milk of human kindness which betrays the acute shortage of fellow feeling often yields disastrous consequences which themselves beget tragic ends. William Shakespeare, the bard of Avon, in his eponymous tragedy, Julius Caesar,…

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