Education: Ogo Ofuani @ 70

By Sunny Awhefeada,     My class in the Department of English and Literature at the University of Benin resumed in the early days of 1992. Having stayed at home for an unusually long stretch of time, our eager feet saw us rushing to UNIBEN, as it was and still known, to resume as fresh men and women, popularly called jambites. It was a trying moment for many reasons. The screening process was complex, tedious and tasking if not daunting. The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) had conducted two…

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Governor Okowa Aide, Jifas Ogbon Donates Books To Primary School Pupils In Delta

By Otoyibo Philo   Special Assistant to Delta State Government on Youth Development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon on Tuesday, September 19, flagged off the distribution of books, learning and teaching materials to primary schools in Ughelli South local government area of the state. His efforts according to him, is to compliment the efforts of the state governor, Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, who has prioritize education among others and establishing 22 new Primary and Secondary Schools in the state. Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon who was warmly received by pupils and teachers at…

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Okowa Commissions Multi-purpose Hall As Emore Gram Sch Celebrates Golden Jubilee

By Kelvin Ohoror   The governor of Delta State Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has commissioned a multi-purpose hall at Emore Grammar School, Oleh, Isoko South Local Government Area, Delta State, singlehandedly built by an old student of the school High Chief Eta Enahoro. Speaking while commissioning the hall during the golden jubilee celebration of the school, Okowa who was represented by the State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mrs. Rose Ezewu noted that infrastructural development was one of the cardinal points of the State SMART AGENDA of the State government.…

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Education: Rotary Club/Adjogbe Foundation Give Scholarship To Indigent Students In Ughelli

By Choice Joe-Ughelli   Eight students selected from various primary schools in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State have been awarded scholarships by the Rotary Club of Ughelli Metropolis, District 9141 in conjunction with Engr. Dr.  Samuel Adjogbe Foundation. The scholarship covers the boarding fee, tuition fees, students boarding materials, other school requirements and books of students who recently gained admission into junior secondary schools. The scholarships also include student’s Junior Secondary School 3 and WAEC and/or NECO enrollment fees when they get to JSS 3 and SS…

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Education: ASUU And The Reign Of Barbarians

By Sunny Awhefeada Unfolding events in the last six or seven months only confirm that Nigeria is under the asphyxiating grip of barbarians. When Nigerians went to the polls in 2015, they unwittingly let a clan of barbarians into the seat of power and the dreary consequences are there for all to see today. Nigeria seems to be packing up. The barbarians that we let loose on ourselves have ridden roughshod over us and are now manifesting their full savagery.   We have been badly bruised, physically and psychologically and,…

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Education: Golden Jubilee Of Emore Grammar School Kicks Off 7th September

….Gov. Okowa To Commission Commemorative Hall   By Kelvin Ohoror-OLEH   The programme for the 50 years celebration of the Emore Grammar School, Oleh is billed to kick off on the 7th of September, 2022 with the inspection tour of the school premises and a courtesy call on the Isoko South Local Government Council Chairman, the Odio-Ologbo of Oleh, HRM Anthony Ovrawah, Omogha 1 who is the Royal Father of the Golden Jubilee and the Ugholeh Orphanage, Oleh. In a press statement signed by the National Public Relations Officer of…

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Education: With ASUU For Nigeria

By Sunny Awhefeada The lad clad in a neat sky blue school uniform could not have been more than eleven years of age. But his conviction, innocent as it was, rang true and it was enough to tug at the heart of a Hitler, Mussolini. Idi-Amin or Abacha. Together with his school mates, this unknown school boy, yes the cognomen unknown is the buzz word in today’s Nigeria, joined other people of goodwill to protest against the Federal Government’s insensitivity to the plight of Nigerians in the provocatively shoddy manner…

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Delta Female Commissioner In N5.7M PDP Primary Elections Scandal

A Delta female commissioner has been allegedly accused of forcefully collecting the sum of five million, seven hundred thousand naira, (N5.7M) from an adhoc delegate she nominated for the just concluded primary elections of the Peoples Democratic Parry, PDP. It was gathered that the commissioner, a former vice principal in one secondary schools in Ughelli north hails from Okpe local government area of the state was picked from the classroom and appointed by the state govenor.   Only recently the said commissioner had interview with the state television station where…

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Education: ASUU and Ngige’s Destructive Inferiority Complex

By Sunny Awhefeada Dr. Chris Nwabueze Ngige is a very bitter man. If very had a superlative lexis, one would have gone for it in describing how really very bitter Ngige must be. Diminutive, dwarf even, he thinks to talk brashly would give him an advantage over what he lacks in physical presence. Facially unprepossessing, he thinks reckless talk and playing braggadocio would earn him applause. Having suffered untold humiliation in the hands of the Uba brothers in Anambra State and shamefully thrown out of office as Governor of the…

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Nollywood Producer Arrested For An Alleged Rape In Delta 

A suspected Nigeria movie producer has been arrested for allegedly raping a secondary student in Ughelli North local government area of Delta state. The suspect who simply gave his identified himself as Prince Morgan was arrested after security agents from Ughelli “A’ division were contacted to rescue him from angry community youths in the area. It was gathered that the victim, Prince Morgan had gone to one of the secondary schools (name withheld) in Ughelli north metropolis and he met with one of the principals under the disguise of talent hunt…

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