Delta Govt To Close All Illegal Private Schools

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Government is to begin the process for the closure of all illegal private schools throughout the state. The Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, made the call in Asaba on Wednesday October 9, 2019 when members of Private Schools Owners of Nigeria (APSON) paid him a courtesy visit. He said that the Inspectorate Department of the ministry will soon embark on the closure of private schools that have not completed their registration processes that will qualify them to operate. Chief Ukah disclosed that all private…

Oborevwori Hails Governor Okowa For Introduction Of Medium Term Expenditure Framework …..As Workshop On MTEF Opens In Asaba For Lawmakers

ASABA/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has commended the State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa for introducing the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) in the  state. In his opening remarks on Thursday in Asaba, at a  two-day workshop on  Medium Term Expenditure Framework and  Budget Process for Members of the Delta State House of Assembly,  the Speaker said;  “I wish to seize this opportunity to express our profound appreciation to His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for his foresight in introducing the MTEF…

” Vocational And Entrepreneurial Skills, Key To Self Empowerment”- PS

from right; Permanent Secretary Directorate of Government House and Protocol, Mr. Edwin Ogidi-Gbegbaaje; Public Relations Officer, Mr. Harold Ojji and the Chief Protocol Officer, Mr. Anino Tetsola, during the Send-Forth Party in Honour of the 2018 Batch “C” stream 1 Corps Member who saved in the Directorate of Government House and Protocol. PIX; JIBUNOR SAMUEL. ASABA/Nigeria: To tackle youth restiveness in th country, Mr. Eddy Ogidi-Gbegbaje,  Permanent Secretary Government House and Protocol, has urged youths to acquire vocational and entrepreneurial skills so as to be self employed. The Permanent Secretary made…

Prepare For Every Day As If It Is Your Last, Catholic Priest Urges Christians

ASABA/Nigeria: A Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Solomon Ugwummadu has urged Christians to avoid any form of distraction while engaging in the work of God. He made the call on Tuesday October 8, 2019 at a homily he delivered during the celebration of the Holy Mass at the Catholic Church of the Ascension, Asaba. According to him,  when you are in the church or engaging in the work of God, the devil uses every form of distraction for you not to concentrate. Quoting from the book of Luke 10: 38-42, Fr. Ugwummadu…

NUJ President, Isiguzo Restates Commitment To Weed Journalism Profession Of Quacks

ASABA/Nigeria: The National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Comrade Chris Isiguzo has said that he would stop at nothing in his quest to weed the journalism profession of quacks, adding that years of treating the issue of quackery and lack of professionalism were gone. He made this assertion while speaking to journalists on arrival at the Asaba International Airport, ahead of the biometric capturing of journalists in Delta as part of their NUJ registration’s requirements, which commences tomorrow the 8th of October through to 12th October 2019. Isiguzo…

Delta Assembly Receives Report Of Auditor General (State ) On Accounts Of State Government For Three Years

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State House of Assembly on  Wednesday,  October  9, 2019,  at plenary received the report of the Auditor General, (State) on the accounts of the state government for the year 2016, 2017 and 2018. The   report was presented by the Chairman, House Committee on Public Accounts, Hon Anthony Elekeokuri. The Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has however referred the report to the public accounts committee for scrutiny and to report back to the house on 10th November 2019. The Speaker who presided over Wednesday’s plenary,  commended the Auditor…

Ogwashi-Uku Poly Hold 2nd Combined Convocation Ceremony on 12 October as Rector Unveils Programme of Events.

OGWASHI UKU/ nigeria: The Management of Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku has unveiled a programme of events for the second combined convocation ceremony of the Institution. In a pre-convocation press briefing on Wednesday 9th October, 2019, at the academic board building of the Institution, the Rector of the Polytechnic, Professor Mrs. Stella Chiemeke said that the Convocation event has been scheduled over a three day period between Thursdays 10th – Saturday 12th October, 2019. According to the Rector, the activities slated for the ceremony will commence with an interdenominational Church Service on…