Poly Students Advised To Shun Vices

Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku OGWASHI-UKU/Nigeria: Mass Communication students of Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, have been advised to shun social vices capable of destroying their future. The Head of the Department of Mass Communication, Dr Joy Anho, gave the advice during the Association of Mass Communication Students (AMCOS) orientation programme at Ogwashiuku. She said students should avoid unnecessary fun that leads to destruction, adding they should know the purpose of coming to the institution. Dr Anho urged students to respect constituted authority, follow proper channels in solving their problems, saying anyone…

Delta Approves Construction of 11 New Roads

Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu (middle), addressing Journalists shortly after the State weekly EXCO meeting held in Government House Asaba. With him are the Commissioners for Works, Chief James Augoye (left), and his Youth Development counterpart, Mr Ifeanyi Egwunyega (right) ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Government on Tuesday approved 11 new roads in the state for construction. Commissioner for Works, Chief James Auguye, made this known while briefing newsmen at the end of the state’s Executive Council meeting in Asaba. Auguye disclosed that the approved roads needed urgent attention as…

Delta Commissioner on Basic And Secondary Decries High Rate of Destruction of Schools’ Infrastructures

Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, has called for all hands to be on deck towards protecting infrastructures in public schools in the state from vandalism. Chief Ukah, who made the call during inspection visits to public schools in the state, warned unscrupulous elements in the society to desist from the negative acts. He decried the high rate of destruction of school property such as chairs, tables, windows, ceilings and even chalk boards,…

2023: Delta State Govt Caution Against Political Blackmail and Publications

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government has restated called on Journalist and individuals to guide against publications which tend to point to personal interests of Governor Okowa as promoting the agenda of some individuals for the 2023 governorship election in the state, stating that the government is Committed on achieving the tenet of the Stronger Delta Agenda irrespective of blackmail and distractions. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu stated this when he briefed the press at the Conference Hall of the Ministry of Information, Asaba on the…

Ukah Expresses Dissatisfaction Over Low Turn Out Of Students For Resumption

Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, has expressed dissatisfaction over the low turnout of pupils and students for the resumption of the second term of the 2019/2020 academic session in public primary and secondary schools in the state. The commissioner, who spoke during the monitoring of resumption and inspection of some schools in the state today (08/01/2020), stated that more needs to be done on the part of teachers and parents to ensure…

Why Nigerians Must Promote Reading Culture, by Delta Library Board Chairman Commends Okowa on Asaba Library Facility

The Author of the Book the Memoirs of a Journalist in a Government Media, Sir Fidelis Egugbo (right), presenting a copy of his Book to the Chairman, Delta State Library Board, Dr Israel Abido in his office, Asaba. PIX: BRIPIN ENARUSAI ASABA/Nigeria: Published books have been described as the sustainable foundation for acquiring knowledge and promotion of reading culture for development of the society. Chairman, Delta State Library Board, Dr Israel Abido, made the assertion, on Wednesday in Asaba, during the presentation of copies of ‘Memoirs of A Journalist in…

Uniport Undergraduate Wins Princewills Trust December Cash Prize

Mrs Anthonia Akata, Barr. Ken Saronwiyo and Mr Tombari Victor Akata PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: An undergraduate at the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Tombari Akata, has won the December 2019 edition of the Help the Hardworker Project of Princewill Trust Foundation. Speaking while presenting the cash price of N100,000 to the beneficiary at the school premises, the founder and sponsor of the foundation, Prince Tonye Princewill said the gesture would be his little monthly contribution of giving back to the society while encouraging the hard workers in it. The Prince,…

Back to School Program: Ndokwa DESOPADEC Commissioner Distributes Education Materials

Dr. Samuel Ossai, Attending to Beneficiaries of the Back to School Educational Gifts in Ebedei, Ukwuani LGA OBIARUKU/Nigeria: As the schools in Delta state reopens for another academic session, about 150 pupils of public and private schools in Ebedei Community in Ukwuani Local Government Area, have received various writing materials to enable them carry out their educational dreams. Making the donation on Sunday, January 5, 2020, Commissioner representing Ndokwa ethnic Nationality (Ukwuani) on the Board of the Delta State oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC,  Dr. Samuel Ossai said the…

Examination Malpractice: Delta Govt Closes Down Two Schools, Sanctions 16 Teachers

Chief Patrick Ukah, Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government has ordered the closure of two private secondary schools and sanctioned 16 teachers across the state over their various levels of involvement in examination malpractice in the state. This is coming as a result of the approval of the report of the Examination Ethics Disciplinary Committee (EEDC) investigation on WAEC indictment of some public and private secondary schools in the state for examination malpractice in the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) by the…

Delta Primary, Secondary Schools Resume January 6

Chief Patrick Ukah ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education said all primary and secondary schools in the state will resume for the second term of the 2019/2020 academic season on Monday, January 6, 2020. The ministry said resumption test for pupils and students in public primary and secondary schools has been slated for Thursday, January 9, 2020 and it is compulsory or all pupils and students as it forms part of their continuous assessment scores. The second term ‘Back to School Programme’ that will involve mentoring…