Ukah Restates Govt Resolve on Education Development

AGBOR/Nigeria: The Delta State Commissioner of Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, has restated government’s resolve to continue to give top priority to the development of education. Chief Patrick Ukah made this known at Ute-Okpu, in Ika North East Local Government Area, during the commissioning of corps members’ lodge built and fully equipped by Ute-Okpu Grammar School Old Students Association (UGSOSA). According to the Commissioner who was represented by Dr Michael Emeshili, “From what is obtained in the state budget, we can deduce that Delta State Government is reiterating…

AFRICAN YOUTH DAY: Ministry Unveils Pocket-Size Book on Youth Policy

ASABA/Nigeria: The Commissioner for Youth Development, Comrade Ifeanyi Egwuyenga has unveiled a pocket-size edition book on youth policy as part of activities to mark this year’s World Youth Day. In his opening remark, during the Africa Youth day celebration in Asaba, the commissioner stated that the National Youth Policy was aimed at building futuristic mindset, which he said, would be well equipped in content and skill development amongst Delta youth. The commissioner also revealed that the ministry intends to train many youths as possible from the raw state to the productive…

Gov Okowa Felicitates With NIPR on AGM, Conference, Promises Robust Partnership

ASABA/Nigeria: The Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations on its conference and annual general meeting, promising to partner with the institute for better image building ventures. Governor Okowa, who made the promise today in Asaba while delivering a goodwill message at the opening ceremony of the Delta State Chapter of the NIPR Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM), said that the techniques and tools of public relations practice needed to be fully exploited for national security and growth. The governor who…

African Youth Day 2019: Creativity Amongst Youths, Veritable Tools To Gainful Employment- Nmah

By Victor Bieni ASABA/Nigeria: The Chairman, Delta State Investment Development Agency (DIDA) and Executive Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Investment matters, Mr Paul Nmah has enjoined Youths in the State to embrace creativity and self-discovery for proper development of Skills and entrepreneurial spirit capable of making them employable in the society. Mr Paul Nmah made this assertion during the 2019 African Youth Day Celebration in Asaba, Delta State capital Organized by the Delta State Ministry of Youth Development as held at the Conference Hall of Hotel Benizia. Delta DIDA Boss stated…

Delta Govt Frowns At Collection Of Illegal Levies In Public Schools … Lists Approved Levies

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government has frowned at the continued reported cases of collection of illegal levies in public primary and post primary schools in the state. Making the stance of government known in Asaba on Wednesday, December 4, the state Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, disclosed that the state government has zero tolerance for illegal levies stressing that any Principal or School Head caught in the act will be made to face the full wrath of the law. He advised parents not to be encouraging…

YULETIDE: Delta NYCN Boss Urges Youth to Uphold the Spirit Of Patriotism

By Victor Bieni ASABA/Nigeria: The Chairman, National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Delta State Chapter, Comrade  Kenneth  Okorie has called on Youths in the state to imbibe the spirit of patriotism during this Yuletide as the Christmas and new year celebrations draw close. Comrade Okorie who disclosed this to some group of Journalists in Asaba, Delta State capital, stated that Youths should be patriotic, and avoid act capable of endangering their lives. In his words: “The season  should not be a time to embark on unwarranted journeys, neither should it be…

DTHA Sues for Stop Against Gender Inequality

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State House of Assembly has called for stop to issues of gender inequality in the country, as there is no inequality when it comes to humans before God. This call was made by the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, during a  One Day Sexual and Gender Based Violence Awareness Stakeholders Conference, organized by the Delta State Sexual and Gender Based Violence Team, (DSGBVRT) in conjunction with the 05 Initiatives Foundation, held in the state capital, Asaba on Monday, December 2,…

Oil Rich Delta Community Settles Age Long Leadership Crises

UGHELLI/Nigeria: The leadership struggle in the oil rich Evwreni community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State has finally been laid to rest following a mutual legal agreement by all parties and stakeholders involved to swear-in Mr. Bright Adjogbe and members of his team as President General and Executives of the Evwreni Clan Improvement Union, ECIU. According to the peace agreement signed by Mr. Bright Adjogbe, Chief Collins Udi, Presidents and Secretaries of ECIU branches and other stakeholders, and read by the presiding Chairman of the Peace Committee,…

Delta Govt Committed To Excellence in Teaching, Learning- Ukah

UGHELLI/Nigeria: The Delta State Government said it has doggedly demonstrated an in-depth understanding of the fact that excellence in teaching and learning cannot be attained without the requisite infrastructure and a highly qualified and professional workforce. Speaking during this year’s awards ceremony of the late Chris Ikomi memorial annual essay competition for secondary schools in Delta State organised by NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture, the State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, said that this informed the decision of the state government to continuously embark on rehabilitation and construction…

NGO Flags-Off Peace Advocacy Campaign

OGHARA/Nigeria: Searchlight Initiative for Community Peace Advocacy and Rural Development in Nigeria (SICPARDN), a nongovernmental organization (NGO), has held a-one-day peace advocacy/lecture in Oghara the headquarters of Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta state. The NGO, geared towards enhancing peaceful and crime-free society, said the lecture was on the continuation of enhancement lecture series on peace advocacy, security consciousness awareness campaign and re-induction /workshop on volunteer corps personnel and associate members in the 25 local government areas, begins in Ethiope West Local Government Area. Men of high integrity and…