Delta Primary School Gets Toilet After 67 Years of Existence

  IT was a joyous celebration and a tremendous sign of relief for staff and pupils of Uduere primary school, as they were presented with a block of 8 toilets fully equipped to modern standards by Olorogun Engr. Omonefe Uwanogho – The Urhukpe Isi r’Ovie of the Ughelli Kingdom and Chairman board of trustees of Connect To Hope Foundation, 67 years after the school was founded.   Uduere primary school, founded in 1955, with pupils numbering over 600, also harbour the community secondary school, had over six decades been without…

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EDUCATION: ADSSEOSA Class 2011 Donates Educational Materials To Army Schools In Delta

    BY JOE FAVOUR, OLD students Association of Army Day Senior Secondary School, ADSSEOSA, Class 2011, has donated educational materials to her Alma mater in Effurun Barrack of the Nigeria Army in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta state Items donated to both the primary and secondary schools, are notebooks, biro, pencils, erasers, sandals, socks, and uniforms. Speaking at during the presentation, chairman of Class 2011, Comrade Efe Vtincent, said, “We are here today on this exercise to put a smile on the faces of the pupils and students…

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Sokoto: Airline Sacks Dangote In-law For Supporting Deborah Killing

  For supporting the gruesome killing of Deborah Samuel by suspected Islamic fanatics, Azman Air has sacked the son-Inlaw of Africa richest man, Aliko Dangote, Captain Jamil Abubakar.   In a tweet by the airline, Jamil, Dangote son-in-law who justified Deborah Samuel’s murder, no longer our pilot “PUBLIC NOTICE: Capt Jamil Abubakar is no longer a pilot @AzmanAir; his last flight with us was 22nd Dec 2019,” Azman Air said in a rebuttal tweet. Jamil Abubakar and Azman aircraft A composite of Jamil Abubakar and Azman aircraft Azman airline has…

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Delsu@30: Prof. Lumumba Raises African Of A Bright Future

      Erudite Scholar, Prof. Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba, has assured Africans of a bright future in the African continent, urging Africans not to be retard in their quest of acquiring education.     Prof. Patrick Lumumba gave the assurance on Friday April 29th, 2022, while delivering the 30th anniversary commemorative lecture, titled: “Whither Education in Africa”, of the Delta State University Abraka, held at the 1000 seating capacity lecture hall of the University.   “Talking about Education in Africa, one must go down in his history back to…

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DELSU @ 30: Abraka And The Furthering Of The Nigerian Literary Tradition (Part 3)

By Sunny Awhefeada   Thirty years after the founding of the Delta State University, Abraka, stakeholders can look back and attempt a reckoning of her literary engagements. The harvest has been impressive and remarkably so. The seminal efforts that ran through the better part of two decades have started yielding dividends which manifest all around. The doyen, Sam Ukala went on to win Nigeria’s most prestigious literary prize and Africa’s biggest in monetary value the LNG Prize for Literature with Iredi War in 2014. Abraka’s biggest poetry brand Ebi Yeibo…

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DELSU @ 30: Abraka And The Furthering Of The Nigerian Literary Tradition (Part 2)

By Sunny Awhefeada,     The endeavors at creative writing in the first decade of the founding of DELSU, promising as it turned out, can be said to be a mere foreshadowing of that which was to come in the next two decades. The first decade of her founding terminated in 1999 and drew the curtain on the last century. That was quite symbolic in view of what was to follow. The next decade which unfurled in 2000 and which the world dubbed “the new millennium” not only offered DELSU…

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Education: Golden Crest Academy Holds 5th Annual Inter-House Athletics Competition

By Kelvin Ohoror   Golden Crest Academy Primary and Secondary school, Emede, Isoko South Local Government Area, Delta State today, 4th of April 2022, held their 5th annual inter-house athletics competition.   Speaking during the event held at Emede Grammar School playground, Proprietor/Principal of the school Mr. Omobini Patterson stated that the 5th annual inter-house athletics competition is the day God has set aside to add another feather to the history of the institution which he said, was established September, 6th 1998. He noted that, the importance of physical education…

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News Features: DELSU @ 30: Abraka And The Furthering Of The Nigerian Literary Tradition (Part 1)

  By Sunny Awhefeada     There exists an abiding link between Nigerian literature and the university. Although, the tendency for the university, in many parts of the world, to be the springboard for literary flowering is well acknowledged, the case of Nigeria is rather too compelling not to enable a reference to it again and again. The seminal example of the then University College Ibadan (UCI) now University of Ibadan which served as nursery for the growth of Nigerian literature remains phenomenal and significant. When the portals of the…

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News Feature: ASUU, Osinbajo And The Ostrich Syndrome

By Sunny Awhefeada   There is a consensus which frames the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as a popular struggle to liberate the soul of Nigeria and stop its fast declension into the abyss. Nigeria is at the crossroads and doing battle for her soul are forces that range on two sides; villainy and heroism. Those who profiteer from the present rot, anarchy, poverty and gloom hold trenchantly to their position which seeks to perpetually balkanize Nigeria. Those in this group are all over Nigeria…

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DESOPADEC MD, Askia Points Path To Social Regeneration As Delta Students Vow To Shun Cultism, Other Vices

      Students of Delta state origin have agreed to shun cultism, internet fraud, examination malpractice and other social vices in the society. The students took the decision at a one-day sensitisation and awareness programme tagged “Delta State Student’s Summit” with the theme “Role of Student Leaders Towards Curtailing the Menace of Cultism and Other Social Vices” held at the Mom Civic Centre, Warri on Wednesday. The programme was organized by the Office of the Special Assistant to the Governor on Student’s Affairs in conjunction with the Delta State…

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