OPINION: THE NEED FOR THE INCLUSION OF SEX EDUCATION IN THE CURRICULUM OF THE DELTA STATE BASIC AND SECONDARY EDUCATION SYSTEM

    BY COMR. EGBAGBARA OMARAYERUE BLESSING (JP)   I thank members of the Elite Club of Nigeria, Ughelli for searching me out to be a guest speaker at their Annual event. I also thank them for giving me the opportunity to speak on a topic, I chose on my own. Though this placed a greater responsibilities on me. I take responsibilities for all the materials contained in this lecture and if anyone feel offended, the members of the elite club who invited me should take responsibilities of my staying…

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COVID-19: Maris Trust Council Postpones Annual Lecture

  Following the effects of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) on the world, the Management of Maris Trust Council after due consultation with stakeholders, wish to announce the postponement of the second Maris annual public service lecture. The lecture with the topic, “Effective Tax Administration For The Delivery Of Democratic Dividends” was to be delivered by Chief Monday Onyeme, Chairman, Delta State Board of Internal Revenue on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Governor of Delta State, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa was billed to be Chief Guest of Honour and Chief Kennedy Kanma as…

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Evbie Awards Scholarship To Undergraduate, Three Pupils

  As part of activities marking his birthday anniversary, chairman of the Evbie Andrew Foundation, Evang. Comr. Evbie Andrew Okiemute has awarded full time scholarships to an undergraduate, Lucky Omofoyo to study any course of his choice, anywhere in the world and three other pupils. Evbie, moved by compassion on seeing the tears of the young man caused by his desire for better education, promised to leave no stone unturned in his quest to ensure his people get a better life, adding that he will always continue to prioritize education…

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Local Divers Recover Corpse Of Drowned Uniben Student After Two Days In Ughelli River

By Omoghene Benedict, The remains of the drowned final year student of the University of Benin, Ayodele Adeluyi 25, has been recovered by local divers in Oteri-Ughelli community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. Ayodele, a student of Uniben studying Fisheries at the Agricultural Department, had accompanied his friends to a local dredging site on Wednesday last week Tuesday to swim before his untimely death it was gathered. According to sources, The deceased had returned from school without the knowledge of his parents and was hanging out…

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25-yrs Uniben Student Drown In Ughelli

By Uruemu Joseph, A final year student of the University of Benin, Uniben, simply identified as Ayo (surname withheld) was reportedly drowned in a stream in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. The deceased, who is a final year student of Uniben studying Fisheries at the Faculty of Agriculture had went with his friends to a dredged site at Oteri-Ughelli community to swim before his untimely death. Sources disclosed that Ayo had deceived his parents that he was in school, unknowingly to his parents, he was was hanging…

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2020 MARIS ANNUAL LECTURE: Asaba Is Ready For International Discourse – Ezechi

  The topic for the 2020 Maris annual public service lecture, “Effective Tax Administration For The Delivery Of Democratic Dividends”, has been described as an agenda-setting topic for democracies all over the world. Executive Assistance to the Delta State Governor on Youth(s) Development, Hon. Nnamdi Ezechi, made the assertion in a chat with journalists in Asaba. Ezechi noted that the choice of Asaba also is in sync with the topic not just because it is conducive, safe and accessible, but it is a city where a true democrat, Senator (Dr)…

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Students Destroy Principal’s Office, Pelt Police With Stones Over Colleague’s Death

Students Destroy Principal’s Office, Pelt Police With Stones Over Colleague’s Dea   By Omoghene Benedict, STUDENTS of Ekiugbo Grammar school in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State have destroyed the office of the school principal and pelt police vehicle following the death of a JSSc student simply known as Kelvin Ogheneogaga. The late Kelvin, it was gathered that he was his class prefect before he died from a suspected complications from tetanus injury he sustained on his leg. According to some of the students,  Kelvin had committed an…

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Blame Gov Okowa For Rise In cultism In Basic/Secondary Schools-Adaighofua

  By Editor  A youth leader in Delta State, Comr. Ovie Adarighofua has said that the Delta State Government under Senator Ifeanyi Okowa should be held responsible for the rising cases of cultism and unrest in Basic and secondary schools in the state. Comr. Adarighofua who is the current Secretary of Urhobo Youth Council (UYC) Worldwide, maintained that the failure of governor Okowa to build on existing structures such as the Edu Marshal which was responsible for checkmating such tendencies has paved the way for its growth in the schools.…

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Professor Sir Kolapo Ige, The Celebrated ICON In The US Symbolic Place Of Veneration

  By Victor Bieni CALIFORNIA-The US Government celebrates another ICON of The American Professional Economists ~ First Professor Sir Kolapo Akanfe IGE in the “Marquis Who’s Who in America “ book of history as a great leader, Certified Professional Education Manager and Achiever in this US global book of record 2019/2020. Professor Sir Kolapo is a demonstrated thought leader and finance cum management consultant with a proven track record of stellar performance both in industry, professional practices as well as academic administration, business consulting, economic policy analysis with thirty-five (35)…

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Security Agents Avert Bloodbath Among  Two Schools In Ughelli

  BY Uruemu Favour  Security Agents attached to the Ughelli Area Command has averted bloodbath among two secondary schools in Ughelli metropolis in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. The timely arrival of the Nigeria Police and other security outfits saved the day or it would have been a bloodbath among Oharisi and Ughelli Mixed Secondary schools. According to the principal of Ughelli Mixed Secondary school, name withheld, “We have been experiencing trouble coming from a particular school, Oharisi Secondary School, since Wednesday last week they have been…

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