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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Analysis: PROFESSOR ANDY EGWUNYENGA: ONE YEAR AS DELSU VC

  By Sunny Awhefeada Professor Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenga was appointed as the seventh substantive Vice Chancellor of the Delta State University, (DELSU), Abraka, with effect from 1st December 2019. It was a befitting gift to end the year, not just for Professor Egwunyenga, but for the DELSU community. As it has become in virtually every Nigerian university, the contest for the Vice Chancellorship was fierce and characterized by schemes. However, once his emergence was confirmed and announced, a therapeutic ambience enveloped the University. The new Vice Chancellor took over on…

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Bethesda Old Students Bid Their Agric Master, Uduarighe Goodbye At Olomoro

Old Students of Bethesda Secondary School, Irri, yesterday stormed Olomoro community in Isoko South to join other dignitaries to give their Agric Master, late Hon Micheal. O Uduarighe a befitting burial. The late Agric Master, Uduarighe, 85 will be missed by the staff and students that were under his tutelage during his hey days a teacher. Until his death, he was an honorable member that works in the Judiciary and after his retirement from active service, he went into farming at his home town Olomoro. Some of the old students…

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Delta College Of Education In Darkness Over Vandalized Transformer

  –As community leader calls on Okowa, security agents to fish out hoodlums By Politicsgovernance.com   Suspected hoodlums last Friday, vandalized the transformer, cables and other components of the Delta State College of Education, Mosogar, Ethiope West local government area of Delta state. The College of Education, Mosogar, has been in perpetual darkness for over 8 years until the appointment of the provost, Dr. Imide Israel who recently brought light to the college after several efforts and appeals to spirited individuals. The college had also in the past suffered a…

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