Category: Education

October 12, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Saturday challenged graduates of tertiary institutions in the country to pursue entrepreneurship rather than expect to find non existing white collar jobs. The Governor gave the charge at the 2nd Combined Convocation of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi Uku.  He noted that though the society and education prepared…

October 11, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Director General, Delts State Bureau of Orientation, Barrister Eugene Uzum, has said technical education is key to the fight against unemployment in the country. Barrister Uzum made the assertion when he led some principal officers of the Bureau on a courtesy visit to the Ministry of Vocational and Technical Education in Asaba. He maintained that…

October 4, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Special Adviser to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state on Environment and Marine Transportation, Honourable Daniel Yingi, has called for greater concern for environmental sanitation in Delta State. Honourable Yingi, in his remarks while playing host to the Delta State Chapter of Environmental Health Officers Association of Nigeria in his office in Asaba, said there…

September 13, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Governor, of Delta State, Senator  Ifeanyi  Okowa has described as worrisome Nigeria’s ranking as the country with the highest maternal and child mortality rate in the world. He made his feelings known at the opening of the 62nd National Council on Health (NCH) Meeting in Asaba.   The NCH is Nigeria’s highest policy-making organ on health matters, and…

September 7, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

A BY SUNNY A. DAVID / AWKA Anambra State government has asked the federal government to build more students hostels within the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Governor Willie Obiano, who made the call during a courtesy visit by the Governing Council and Management of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, said the measure would help to tackle the…

September 7, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

In line with the job creation initiative of the Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, 36 youths of Isoko ethnic nationality have arrived Odi, Bayelsa State for skills acquisition and entrepreneurship training. The two week program holding at the Bioresources Development Center, Odi, is being sponsored by the member representing the Isoko South  Constituency Two…

September 5, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Youths in the state have been commended for showing interest in governance through participation in electioneering campaigns. The Senior Political Adviser to the Governor of Delta state, Honourable Funkekeme Solomon, gave the commendation in Asaba when a delegation of Core Delta Youths paid him a visit. Honourable Solomon encouraged youths who would like to pursue…

September 3, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

 Delta State Executive Council on Tuesday approved the release of N1.5 billion counterpart fund to Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for the funding of primary education in the state for the year 2019. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, disclosed this known while briefing the press on the outcome of the Council’s meeting…

September 3, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Members of the Legislative Arm of the Burutu Local Government have been asked to speak for peace and harmony at all times and avoid the crack mentality.  The Senior Political Adviser to the Delta State Governor, Honourable Funkekeme Solomon, gave the charge in Asaba when the leadership of the Legislative Arm visited him. He said…

September 2, 2019 Frederick Odu No comments exist

The first President of the Rotary Club of Asaba Gateway has been installed. He is Rotarian Aweka Avwenaghagha, the Director of Local Content and Promotion in the Delta State Ministry of Oil and Gas and sole candidate of Odukpor Ruling House for the position of Ovie of Idjerhe clan in Ethiope West local government area….

September 1, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Delta State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education is to partner with corporate bodies and individuals to fully actualise the “Back to School Programme” starting from the new academic session. The State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, announced this in a stakeholders’ meeting and interactive session with Principals, School Heads and…

August 31, 2019 Frederick Odu No comments exist

Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, has said the current recruitment of teachers by State Post Primary Education Board (PPEB) is to reduce the effect of shortage of teachers on public schools in the state. The Commissioner disclosed this on Friday when he visited the Unity Hall, Government House, Asaba,…

August 30, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Principals and Heads of state owned primary and secondary schools in Delta State have been asked to quickly constitute Parent/Teacher Associations (PTAs) in their schools to serve as a platform for partnership that will bring about rapid developments in the schools. The Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, gave the directive at…