How Prof Uba Re-Engineered Faculty Of Law Into A World Class Department (FEATURE)

By Nkechi Odumosor One of the first Prof Auwal Uba did on assumption of office, was upgrading the Faculty of Law library and provision of modern computers sets solely for the students. He took a step further by building an ICT centre with internet access so that the students can access any journal from any part of the world. In his bid to ensure that students study in comfort, Prof Auwal ensued that solar powered street lights were provided all over the campus and he also commissioned blocks of hostels…

Nigeria’s TETFund joins the Science Granting Councils Initiative in sub-Saharan Africa

ASABA/Nigeria: The Science Granting Councils Initiative in sub-Saharan Africa (SGCI) has announced that the Nigeria Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has joined the initiative to advance research excellence in sub-Saharan Africa. “TETFund is an agency set up by the Federal Government of Nigeria to provide supplementary support to all levels of public tertiary institutions. Its Research and Development (R&D) support is becoming an institutional reference and has changed Nigeria’s narrative in many aspects”, said  Mr Abdulmumin Oniyangi its Director of Public Affairs. Nigeria is already a major producer of research…

Parents Advised to Raise Destiny Children

By Patrick Ochei OKPANAM/Nigeria: The Vanguard area of Okpanam within the Delta State Capital Territory, was today, Wednesday 28th July, 2021, agog as the Roland Academy Okpanam closes their 2020/2021 academic session in grandstyle. The Graduation Ceremony was chaired by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Media cum Chairman of the League of Professionals for Strategic Advocacy, Mr. Plus Mordi. Mordi in his speech, congratulated the pupils for putting up a good physical show of energy and exhibiting high level of academic brilliance. He also commended his friend whose…

Okowa’s Aide Says Huge Investment In Education Is Paying Off

ASABA/Nigeria: The Special Assistant, Media, to Delta State Governor, Comrade Fidelis Egugbo, has said that the huge investment by the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in education was already yielding desired results. Speaking shortly after the 3rd anniversary Thanksgiving Mass of Maris Schools, Amachai-Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, on Sunday, Egugbo stated that numerous youths in the state are positively engaged as a result of the education projects of the governor. “Today, we just finished thanksgiving to God for the successes recorded by Maris Schools within…

Let Your Children Imbibe Your Culture, Okowa Urges Parents At Novena University’s Cultural Day

AMAI/Nigeria: Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has urged parents to ensure that their children are abreast with their culture. The governor made the call on Thursday while speaking at the 7th edition of “Nigeria People and Cultural Day Carnival of Novena University, Ogume, Delta State.” According to the governor who spoke through the Commissioner for Housing, Chief Festus Ochonogor, parents should be proud to teach their children their culture, adding that communities should protect the traditional institution. He commended Novena University for encouraging unity in diversity, noting that…

3RD YEAR ANNIVERSARY: Maris Schools Hold Thanksgiving

ASABA/Nigeria: To mark its 3rd year of existence, the Maris Schools,  Amachai-Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, has concluded plans to specially thank God for sustaining the schools. A statement issued by Comrade Fidelis Egugbo, on behalf of management of the schools, and made available to newsmen, said, Thanksgiving Mass would be celebrated at St. Michael’s Catholic Church,  Okpanam. Egugbo said, “On Wednesday, July 25, 2018, Holy Mass was celebrated at the school compound to signal its opening. “Coincidentally, on Sunday, July 25, 2021 will make it…

952 Students Take Matriculation Oath At Novena University

By Ugochukwu Onyekachi OGUME/Nigeria: Nine hundred and fifty two undergraduates were on Thursday, took the matriculation oath for the 2020/2021 academic session of the Novena University, Ogume, Delta State. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Godwin Nduka in an address, congratulated the students for gaining admission into the University which he described as “Centre of Academic Excellence.” “Matriculation is the official enrolment of candidates who were successful in the Joint Admission Matriculation Examinations and the subsequent screening for central selection for enrolment in the various Nigerian Universities. “The process is…

Eze Calls Wike’s Comments On Appointment Of Universities Vice Chancellors A Tragic Irony

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: Gov. Nyesom Wike, in his customary sense of foggy thinking, accompanied by disordered speech and hallucinations, has again leveled a bogus allegation against the Federal Government. This time, he accused the Buhari-led FG of appointing Vice Chancellors that will assist the government in rigging the 2023 general elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress. Speaking on July 6, 2021, at the foundation laying ceremony for the construction of a 9,200-capacity Convocation arena in University of Port Harcourt, financed by the Rivers State Government, Gov. Wike, in…

Old Boys Association Renovates, Donates Skill Acquisition Centre To Alma Mater

UGHELLI/Nigeria: As part of activities to mark its 2021 Awards, Prize and Testimonials, APT  Reunion / 40th Anniversary, the Government College, Ughelli Old Boys Association (GCUOBA), class of 1980, has renovated and donated a skill acquisition centre to support the college. Speaking during the event which held at the school premises, the President General (PG) of the association, Arc. Charles Majoroh, noted that members of the GCUOBA were driven by a tradition passed down from generations, describing the tradition as the ability of the National Executive Council (NEC) and the…

University Of Delta Medical Faculty In Agbor, Not Owa-Alero – Okowa

AGBOR/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, said College of Medicine of University of Delta, Agbor, would be sited at Agbor, not Owa-Alero as being speculated in some quarters of the state. Okowa made the clarification when he led the former Governor of Cross River, Senator Liyel Imoke, to inaugurate the reconstructed 10.2-kilometre Alihame/Agbor-Nta/Oki road and side drains in Agbor, and Abavo Circular Road Phase II and III, Abavo, both in Ika South Local Government Area, saying there was no oita of truth in the speculation. He disclosed…