DELSU TO CELEBRATE THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SAM UKALA

  The Delta State University, (DELSU), Abraka, will on Friday 17th December celebrate the life and times of the late playwright, poet and theorist, Emeritus Professor Samuel Chinedum Ukala, who passed away on 14th September 2021 at the age of 73. In a statement issued by the organizing committee, the event tagged “Day of Tributes and Performances” is intended to celebrate the imperishable legacies of Sam Ukala as a teacher, theorist, theater director writer and actor. Ukala made his mark as a playwright who exploited folklore in the dramatic apprehension…

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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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General David Ejoor’s Final Salute

By Sunny Awhefeada Major General David Akpode Ejoor (rtd), one of Nigeria’s finest military officers, took his final salute on February 10, 2019, when he breathed his last. The General whose courage and patriotism approximated that of the Biblical David was a grand old man of eighty-six when he answered the final call. General Ejoor was born of Ovwor-Olomu and Ebor-Orogun parentage. A paragon of Urhobo intelligence, industry and foresight, Ejoor braved odds to go to Primary School which eventually led him to the portals of Government College Ughelli, (GCU)…

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