OPINION: The Joseph Goebbels In Government Spokespersons.

By Jerome-Mario Utomi In 1978, the Public Relations professionals across the globe gathered in Mexico to among other aims chart a course, and stir the ship of public relations practice. The gathering proposed and adopted a highly influential definition of public relation which it tagged; The Mexican statement.It says; “Public relations practice is the art and social science of analyzing trends, predicting their consequences, counseling organization leaders and implementing planned programmes of action which will serve both organization’s and the public interest. Ii has since become the most acceptable definition of public relations…

OPINION: Updating Mass Communication Curriculum To Meet The Needs Of Digital Age

By Isaac Asabor There is no denying the fact that not few youths of today are fascinated with mass communication as a course of study; either in the monotechnics, polytechnics or universities.  Given the fondness for the course among the youths, it is expedient to ask in this context, “What is mass communication?” and “Where can you work with a diploma or degree in Mass Communication? The answers to the first question cannot be farfetched as Mass communication (or communications) is the process of creating, sending, receiving, and analyzing messages…

Austin Emu: UPU Youthwing Condoles Anioma Youth Council

UGHELLI/Nigeria: The leadership of the Urhobo Progress Union ably led by activist Kelly Efemena has condoled with the Anioma Youth Council led by Comr Okwufulueze Ofonye Nnamdi over the untimely death of one of her shinning and bright youths general, Comr Austin Emu, the founder  and National President of Delta State Anti-Cult Volunteer Corps who was assassinated by unknown gunmen over the weekend In a statement personally signed by the UPU Youthwing President, Activist Kelly Efemena Umukoro and released by the Publicity Secretary, Prince Ukuanovwe Godstime Oj. The President expressed…

YAGEP Has Made My Dream Come True- Torere

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh A beneficiary of Green YAGEP trained and established in Fish Production in the 2019/2020 Job Creation Cycle has lauded the Delta State Government for making her dream to come true. The beneficiary made the commendation when she received the second tranche of fish feeds from the officials of the Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau at her fish farms in Udu. The distribution of fish feed was carried out in continuation of the State Government’s commitment to encourage unemployed youths to go into agriculture and to…

SECURITY THREATS: “Operation Delta Hawk” Kicks Off in Delta

ASABA/Nigeria: Operation Delta Hawk, a new security outfit floated by the Delta State Government to enhance security of lives and property in the state has been inaugurated by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa with a call on residents of the state to assist in tracking down criminals and their cohorts. Inaugurating the new security outfit at its official headquarters in Asaba, Governor Okowa said that “Operation Delta Hawk” was a proactive step towards checkmating insecurity in all parts of the state headlong, stressing that the challenge of insecurity was already taking alarming…

Delta Urges Host Communities To Sustain Peace With Oil Companies

WARRI/Nigeria: Delta Government has called on oil and gas producing communities to provide conducive atmosphere for oil companies to operate and provide facilities that have direct bearing on the lives of the people. The State Commissioner for Oil and Gas, Prince Emmanuel Amgbaduba stated this during the inauguration of a cottage hospital built by the NPDC and Elcrest Joint Venture for the riverine Opuama community in Warri North Local Government Area. He commended the company for building and equipping the cottage hospital which is first of its kind in the…

Delta Govt Rolls Out Solar Power Scheme For Civil Servants

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government in collaboration with Ukpahansa Solar Energy Solutions has rolled out the State Solar Power Ownership Scheme for Civil Servants as part of the State Government commitment in providing alternative power supply for civil servants. The Head of Service of the State, Mr. Reginald Bayoko who was the Special Guest of Honour at the official rollout of the scheme, today in Asaba said the scheme will afford public servants in the State the opportunity to enjoy uninterrupted Solar Power in their homes at affordable prices. Mr…

Delta Commissioner Promised Commission of NUJ Press Centre Before May 29, 2021

ASABA/Nigeria: The Secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Delta State Council, is now to be completed and commissioned before May 29, 2021. Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, gave the assurance when the EXCO and some members of the NUJ paid him Courtesy visit in him office. Aniagwu stated that the delay in completion of the project was as a result of the furnishing aspect of the secretariat, saying that arrangement had been completed. “By the grace of God, the building will be completed and Commissioned before…

Delta Info Commissioner Eulogises Ministry PRO

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, has congratulated his Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mr Samuel Ugbaja who marks his birthday at the ministry’s headquarters, Asaba, recently. The ceremony which held at the ministry conference hall, was well attended  by management and staff of the ministry, including the Permanent Secretary Mr Paul Osahor, the Special Assistant to the commissioner, Mr Power Osiweho, the Director  of Information, Mrs Theresa Oliko among other directors Aniagwu, while congratulated Mr Ugbaja as he turned a year older, praised him for his hard…

Ukah Calls For Exams Department, CIE’s Synergy

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has called for robust relationship between Chief Inspectors of Education (CIEs) and the Examination Department in the ministry. Mr Ukah, who gave the advice in Asaba, during a meeting with the CIEs, said that the synergy would ensure effective service delivery, especially in the area of registration of candidates for external examinations and charged them to brace up to discharge their duties diligently. While urging them to always interface regularly with the principals and school  heads in their…