Analysis &Opinion: Her Heroism Saved Her Teacher

  By Sunny Awhefeada Nigeria is a great country and my optimism that it shall someday overcome its present tribulations and live out its manifest destiny is unshaken. Each day that brings us the many bad tidings that make us shudder and want to give up on this space that God has planted us also comes with incidents that imbue us with a measure of mirth. Thus our cries are punctuated with smiles and there are times we also dare to laugh. Our fears are never bereft of hope. We…

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GCUOBA Class of ’71 Renovates, Commission Sports As Arch. Majoroh Is Returned PGWW For Second Term

By Policegovernance.com   Government College Ughelli Old Boys Association, GCUOBA, class of ’71 has renovated and commissioned the dilapidated school sports complex as part of activities to mark their golden jubilee celebration. This is just as Architect Charles Majoroh has been returned as the President General Worldwide of the Association for a second term. According to the chairman of the class, Prince Emmanuel Obaigbona, “If you look at the back and the past, you will know that the best thing in life is to give back to the institution that…

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Analysis & Opinion: More Than Many Matters Arising

  By Sunny Awhefeada Nigeria has taken a pride of unenviable place as a country of one day one trouble. Nigeria relishes trouble and it is being sustained by trouble. There probably will be no Nigeria if there was no trouble. Nigeria has become home to trouble. This is why everyday brings its own share of trouble that the ones of yesterday and the day before yesterday not only become inconsequential, but takes a dim location in our collective memory. Nigerians wake up expecting trouble and ask “wetin dey happen?”…

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Students, Community Youths Rescue Kidnap Secondary School Teacher In Delta

Students of Oviri-Ogor secondary school, and youths from Oviri-Ogor community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta, on Wednesday rescue a kidnapped female teacher from her abductors. The teacher name withheld was abducted by her kidnappers at the school premises when she had resumed school for the afternoon session. It would be recalled that last Sunday, an inspector of police, Nimmgel Nwangwang on escort was shot dead at by suspected gunmen and his AK-47 rifle with no:5622630746 with 30 rounds of ammunition was taken away. According to sources from…

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Primary School Teachers Crumble Academic Activities In Ughelli North Over Minimum Wage

BY OMOGHENE BENEDICT  Academic activities were yesterday crumbled as primary school teachers under the aegis of Basic Education Staff Association of Nigeria, BESAN took to the streets of Ughelli North in a peaceful protest over non implementation of their 30 percent minimum wage. Clad in red on black attires, displaying placards with inscriptions such as, ‘We need our minimum’, ‘Promote graduate teachers in primary schools, ‘Pay us our minimum wage’, the protesters lamented the untold hardship they are passing through since 2019. Speaking to newsmen at the Ughelli North Secretariat,…

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Delta Police Docked University Prof Over Alleged N3 Millon Theft

The Nigeria police attached to the Delta State command has arraigned a professor from the Mathematics Department attached to the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, FUPRE, Delta State at the Magistrate Court I, Agbarho for allegedly stealing the sum of N3million belonging to the Housing Multi-purpose Corporative Society of the institution. The professor, Michael Okedoye, a lecturer with the Department of Mathematics at the institution, was alleged to have carried out the offence sometime in December 2019 during the acquisition of land from Agbarho community for the society. In a…

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Delsu SSANU Chair Kidnapped By Suspected Gunmen In Abraka

  By Bunmi Busayo THE Delta State chairman of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen along the Eku-Abraka road in Ethiope East local government area of Delta state. The victim simply identified as Mr..Monday Izu was reportedly abducted in Erho while returning from Warri where he had go to for an official engagement. It was gathered the hoodlums had laid ambush on a failed portion of the road waiting for commuters to abduct before the DELSU staff was kidnapped. Confirming the incident,…

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DESOPADEC Launches Bursary Website

  The Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, has in Warri, announced the launch of its much awaited bursary website. The completely revamped website features a simplified design, improved menu functionality and enriched contents areas to help students of the DESOPADEC mandate areas to make informed application for the bursary. According to a release by Management of the Commission, for the ease of application, a Website, www.desopadecbursary.ng has been opened and all interested and eligible students were therefore advised to visit the Website to apply and complete the…

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Urhobo Legal Icon, Paul Ohwovoriole SAN Dies At 81

  Urhobo legal icon and  former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Chief Milton Paul Ohwovoriole, SAN is reported to have died. Chief Milton, SAN was born on 15th day of June, 1940 and hails from Agbon-Olomu in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. Chief Milton is the first person to be conferred with the exalted rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria in Ikeja Branch He was the Chairman of Ikeja Branch between 1985 and 1987. Until his death, he holds the traditional title Olorogun of Olomu…

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Analysis & Opinion: ASUU And The Presidency’s Three Ostriches

By Sunny Awhefeada   I do not know if President Muhammadu Buhari has a soft spot for avian species or if keeps or kept any the way he loves and keeps cows. My surmise is that if he loved or kept birds as pets, the species must be the ostrich. The President doesn’t need to bother about the cost or where to get ostriches. He would not need the services of a handler to groom them. Truly, Buhari will not need to look too far in search of ostriches because…

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