VIEWPOINT: Is Education really a Scam?: Who said it and to Whom?

By Richardson Ogwezzy I begin to see Nigeria as a country where people say all manner of things that may affect people, sometimes, in a very damaging way. Is it because everyone has freedom of expression?  A case in point in our country  where overwhelming number of our youths are saying that education is a scam. This evil saying is growing a greater momentum in the country. There is a biblical saying, that out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. This is exactly what many of our…

Okowa congratulates Ace Comedian, Gordons, at 50

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, has congratulated award-winning ace comedian, Godwin Komone, popularly known as “Gordons” as he clocked 50 on Jan. 15 In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Saturday in Asaba, Okowa said Gordons was a quintessential comedian whose contributions to the development of the entertainment industry, especially comedy, in Nigeria were remarkable. He extolled the comedian, who is a chief in Udu Kingdom in the state, for his patriotism, humility, mentorship and support to budding talents, adding that he remained a…

Schools To Resume January 18 For Second Term In Delta

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has confirmed the resumption date for second term for all public and private primary and secondary schools in the state. According to a statement by the State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, in Asaba Friday,  15 January, 2021, public and private primary and secondary schools will resume classes on Monday, January 18, 2021.  The statement, which indicated that boarders are to return on Sunday, January 17, 2021, disclosed that the final decision was reached during a meeting…

Onuesoke Hails Okowa For Housing $40m Africa Largest Manufacturing Tower In Delta State

ISELE-UKU/Nigeria:  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain and former Delta State Governorship aspirant Chief Sunny Onuesoke  has commended the move by Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa to attract  $40m (about N15.2 billion) power transmission tower manufacturing industry in the state. With the aim to promote industrialization, Delta State Government through Delta Investment Development Agency has partnered Delfrasco to house Africa’s largest Tower Manufacturing, Testing, Research, Training & Hot Dip Galvanising Facility in Issele-Uku, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State. Upon completion, the industry will be Nigeria’s and indeed,…