Prof. Ekoko, Former Education Commissioner For Burial Feb 12

Prof. Ekoko, Former Education Commissioner For Burial Feb 12

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael EKOKORUWE: The remains of Prof. Abednego Ekoko, former Delta State Commissioner for Education and one time Sole Administrator of the Delta State University, Abraka, will be laid to rest on Saturday, 12th February, 2022 at his…

FG Inaugurates ICT Centre in Ilesa

FG Inaugurates ICT Centre in Ilesa

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Minister of Interior CORRESPONDENT: The Federal Government on Friday said it will continue to equip students and citizens with ICT skills such as machine learning and artificial intelligence and facilitate ICT adoption in teaching and learning in…

Okowa Inuagurates BELLARKS Poly Kwale, Lauds Private Sector Initiative In Education Devt

Okowa Inuagurates BELLARKS Poly Kwale, Lauds Private Sector Initiative In Education Devt

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Michael J. EKOKORUWE: BELLARKS Polytechnic has been officially opened by the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, at the administrative ground of the institution Kwale, Ndokwa West local government area of Delta State. Governor Okowa…

UK University Entrepreneurship Hub Launched In Lagos

UK University Entrepreneurship Hub Launched In Lagos

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE United Kingdom (UK)’s Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos, Ben Llewellyn-Jones has hosted an event to launch the London School of Economics’ (LSE) Generate Nigeria Entrepreneurship Hub in Lagos. A statement on Friday, said the new LSE Generate…

Basic Digital Literacy Training Programme Begins In Delta

Basic Digital Literacy Training Programme Begins In Delta

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Editor’s DESK: PARTICIPANTS of the Basic Digital Literacy Training Programme in the state have been advised to take all sessions of the training seriously to enable them acquire the needed skills to become major players in digital…

Zulum Allocates Land For JAMB’s Computer-Based Test Centre In Borno ***Nigerians All Over Applaud Zulum, Registrar says

Zulum Allocates Land For JAMB’s Computer-Based Test Centre In Borno ***Nigerians All Over Applaud Zulum, Registrar says

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Our CORRESPONDENT: BORNO State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum has directed the allocation of land for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB’s) computer-based test center in Maiduguri. Zulum gave the directive on Thursday, when he received the…

Embrace Entrepreneurship, Vocational Skills, STEPreneur Eterigho Advises Delta Youths

Embrace Entrepreneurship, Vocational Skills, STEPreneur Eterigho Advises Delta Youths

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: ETERIGHO ONANEFE JOSHUA (2015/2016 CYCLE)LGA: ISOKO SOUTHENTERPRISE: BARBING OUR STEPreneur for this week is Joshua Onanefe Eterigho, the CEO of Adept Spring Unisex Salon, Azagba Ogwashi. He has an HND in Graphic Design from Ogwashi-Uku…

STEPreneur Akpotor Advises Unemployed Delta Youths To Acquire Skills For Self-Employment

STEPreneur Akpotor Advises Unemployed Delta Youths To Acquire Skills For Self-Employment

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: SOPHIA AKPOTOR OBRUCHE is our STEPreneur for the week. She hails from Ethiope East Local Government Area. She was unemployed for two years after graduation from Delta State University where she studied Management Studies. Fortunately,…

Headmasters’/Principals’ Cup: Delta Govt Harps On Grassroots Sports Growth

Headmasters’/Principals’ Cup: Delta Govt Harps On Grassroots Sports Growth

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sports Editor’s DESK: Delta State Government has reiterated its commitment towards ensuring grassroots sports development, especially football activities in the state. The State Commissioner for Primary Education, Mr. Chika Ossai stated this in Asaba during a press…

Iteire pledges to revitalize Isoko language, Says it remains Identity of Isoko people

Iteire pledges to revitalize Isoko language, Says it remains Identity of Isoko people

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: ISOKO-NORTH local government Council Chairman, Hon Christian Othuke Iteire yesterday, gave the support of his administration to revitalise Isoko Language for it not to go into extinction as it remains the Identity of Isoko…

Germany To Build Dog School In Nigeria

Germany To Build Dog School In Nigeria

Germany To Build Dog School In Nigeria -Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE German Government is to build a Dog School in Nigeria for the training of sniffer dog to enhance the ongoing war on narcotics The project is expected…

05 Initiative Gives Support To Orphanages In Delta **As Dame Okowa Hails Zenith Bank

05 Initiative Gives Support To Orphanages In Delta **As Dame Okowa Hails Zenith Bank

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: WIFE of the Governor of Delta State and founder of 05 Initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, has passionately appealed to well meaning individuals and corporate bodies to always support orphanage homes and care givers operating in…

AAU NEC Resolves To Engage Edo Govt Over Unwholesome Interference *As Meeting Ends In Asaba

AAU NEC Resolves To Engage Edo Govt Over Unwholesome Interference *As Meeting Ends In Asaba

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: THE National Executive Council of the Ambrose Alli University has promised to continue to engage the Edo State Government over the unwholesome interference in the management of the University and the enactment of the obnoxious…

Elumelu Constituency Projects: Harvest Of Projects In Aniocha South As Okowa Commissions More Projects Executed By Elumelu

Elumelu Constituency Projects: Harvest Of Projects In Aniocha South As Okowa Commissions More Projects Executed By Elumelu

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: IT was a harvest of people oriented projects on Thursday, 29th July, 2021 as the Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa continued with the commissioning of Constituency Projects executed by the Minority Leader of…

Bashorun Askia Wants Isoko Language Course In Tertiary Institution, Commends Archbishop Apena

Bashorun Askia Wants Isoko Language Course In Tertiary Institution, Commends Archbishop Apena

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Albert OGRAKA: MANAGING Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh FCNA, CrFA, has commended the Rector of Niger Delta University, Irri Campus, His Grace, Archbishop (Dr.) C.A.O. Apena, for his foresight…

Remodeled Chibok School Where Over 200 Girls Were Kidnapped In 2014 Commissioned

Remodeled Chibok School Where Over 200 Girls Were Kidnapped In 2014 Commissioned

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Mike SOGBOLO: SEVEN years after over 200 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram from it’s hostel, Government Secondary School, Chibok wears a new look with the commissioning major facilities by theMinister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen on…

EDWIN CLARK UNIVERSITY KIAGBODO ADMISSION IN PROGRESS, CLOSES IN TWO WEEKS

EDWIN CLARK UNIVERSITY KIAGBODO ADMISSION IN PROGRESS, CLOSES IN TWO WEEKS

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, admission into full-time undergraduate programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session is in progress and closes its admission of eligible candidates in two weeks…

Agbon Monarch Hails Bashorun Askia For Quality Service Delivery In DESOPADEC

Agbon Monarch Hails Bashorun Askia For Quality Service Delivery In DESOPADEC

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Albert OGRAKA: HIS Royal Majesty, Ogurimerime Ukori I, Ovie of Agbon Kingdom, has lauded the Sterling qualities of the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA,…

BELLARKS POLYTECHNIC STUDENTS URGED TO ACQUIRE SKILLS FOR SELF RELIANCE

BELLARKS POLYTECHNIC STUDENTS URGED TO ACQUIRE SKILLS FOR SELF RELIANCE

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mchael J. EKOKORUWE: THE student of Bellarks Polytechnic Kwale, Ndokwa West local government area of Delta State, have been urged to acquire the necessary Skills that promote self reliance, towards addressing Nigeria’s unemployment problem. The Rector of…

FG Distributes 15,750 Utensils To FCT As 10m Pupils Benefit From NHGSF

FG Distributes 15,750 Utensils To FCT As 10m Pupils Benefit From NHGSF

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): From Albert OGRAKA: THE Federal government through the ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development on Tuesday flagged off the distribution of Utensils under the National Home Grown School Programme in the North Central Zone. In…

Bashorun Askia Commends Dame Adewuyi For Establishing ICAN Resource Center In Delta

Bashorun Askia Commends Dame Adewuyi For Establishing ICAN Resource Center In Delta

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: MANAGING Director/CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA has described the National President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) Dame Onome Adewuyi, as…

Education: Delta Not Recruiting Teachers – Ukah

Education: Delta Not Recruiting Teachers – Ukah

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): DELTA State Government has said that it is not recruiting teachers, describing an advertisement trending online to that effect as untrue. The state Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, in a statement in Asaba, advised…

Vocation: NGC Gifts Starter Packs To Abia, Akwa Ibom, Rivers Women

Vocation: NGC Gifts Starter Packs To Abia, Akwa Ibom, Rivers Women

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Nigerian Gas Company (NGC) Limited, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum  Corporation (NNPC), has handed over starter packs to forty women drawn from  twenty host communities in Abia, Akwa Ibom and Rivers States, trained in five…

Bashorun Askia Foundation Donates Isoko Language Books, Teaching Materials To Schools

Bashorun Askia Foundation Donates Isoko Language Books, Teaching Materials To Schools

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: THE Bashorun Askia Foundation (BAF), in a bid to inculcate the culture of speaking the Isoko language into the younger generation and save it from sudden extinction, has donated Isoko language text books to all…

Delta To Sustain Upscaled Empowerment Schemes, Approves More Youth Investment Circles

Delta To Sustain Upscaled Empowerment Schemes, Approves More Youth Investment Circles

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: DELTA State government has further reaffirmed it’s determination to sustain the various ongoing, upscaled empowerment and wealth creation programmes, especially amongst youths in communities across the oil rich State. This is just as the state…

FG Charges Varsities On Best Practices For Impact, As Panel Visits FUPRE

FG Charges Varsities On Best Practices For Impact, As Panel Visits FUPRE

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): NIGERIAN universities have been charged to always comply with global best practices in terms of corporate governance, operations, benchmark, quality assurance and judicious application of resources for impact. The chairman of the Federal Government Visitation panel to the…

Aruakpor Lays Foundation Of Emore Old Students’ Multi-Purpose Hall Donated By Eta Enahoro

Aruakpor Lays Foundation Of Emore Old Students’ Multi-Purpose Hall Donated By Eta Enahoro

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael EKOKORUWE: THE Bishop of Anglican Communion, Oleh Diocese, Rt. Rev. John U. Aruakpor, at the weekend laid the foundation of 500 sitting capacity multi – purpose hall of the old boys Association of Emore Grammar School…

Delta SUBEB Trains Pry Sch Teachers On ICT  For 21st Century Teaching, Learning

Delta SUBEB Trains Pry Sch Teachers On ICT For 21st Century Teaching, Learning

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Sharon IVOVI: THE Executive Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board, Hon. Sunny Ogwu has stressed the need for teachers to be fully abreast and updated in information computer technology (ICT) as a tool for driving…

“Respect University Autonomy”, Alumni Association Enjoins Federal Goverment

“Respect University Autonomy”, Alumni Association Enjoins Federal Goverment

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Federal Ministry of Education has been enjoined to respect the relevant laws that grants autonomy to Federal Universities. In a communique issued and signed by the Publicity Secretary of the Association, Comrade Lambert Iwueke at the end…

Government Primary School, Asaba Ready For Commissioning, Says Ukah

Government Primary School, Asaba Ready For Commissioning, Says Ukah

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has expressed the readiness of the state government to commission the Government Primary School, Junior Staff Quarters, Asaba.Mr. Ukah, who gave the hint in Asaba on Monday…

World Scout Day: Plans To Re-intergrate Movement In Delta Schools-Scout Co-ordinator

World Scout Day: Plans To Re-intergrate Movement In Delta Schools-Scout Co-ordinator

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Chuks Asoya/ASABA: Delta North Scout Zonal Co-ordinator, Scouter Aniemeke Christopher, has said the movement aims at re-introducing and re-intergrating all the basic and important activities of the Scout movement in Delta state. “We also have a well…

DELTA: Ukah Commends Gov Okowa’s Policies In Education Sector

DELTA: Ukah Commends Gov Okowa’s Policies In Education Sector

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has applauded the Okowa administration’s role in driving the education sector to enviable heights through infrastructural investment, school expansion, educational framework and capacity building…

Delta Assembly Rename University After Ex-Midwestern Premier, Osadebay

Delta Assembly Rename University After Ex-Midwestern Premier, Osadebay

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: ONE of the newly proposed universities in Delta State has been named after the former Premier of defunct Midwestern region, Chief Dennis Osadebay. This is coming on the heels of the passage of three Bills…

Child Rights Abuse: Why Delta Govt Ordered Closure Of Lesson Centres

Child Rights Abuse: Why Delta Govt Ordered Closure Of Lesson Centres

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –Education Desk Delta State government has ordered the immediate closure of all Lesson Centres across the state in order to ensure sanity in their operations. The Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, who disclosed this…

BELLARKS POLYTECHNIC KWALE, SET TO COMMENCE ACADEMIC SESSION

BELLARKS POLYTECHNIC KWALE, SET TO COMMENCE ACADEMIC SESSION

Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –Compiled By Michael EKOKORUWE: Bellarks Polytechnic Kwale, Ndokwa West local government area of Delta State, is set to commence academic session as the institution has been accredited by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE). The statement signed…

UDUMUBRAI PRESENTS BOOK ON HISTORY OF ISOKO NATION IN N’DELTA TO PUBLIC

UDUMUBRAI PRESENTS BOOK ON HISTORY OF ISOKO NATION IN N’DELTA TO PUBLIC

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Michael EKOKORUWE: A book written by Comrade Utoware G.O Udumubrai on the ‘History of Isoko Nation in the Niger Delta’ at the weekend, was unveiled and presented to the public at the National secretariat of Isoko Development…

Nigerian Prison Inmates Graduate From Open ‘Versity, Others On Various Studies

Nigerian Prison Inmates Graduate From Open ‘Versity, Others On Various Studies

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: 18 inmates of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) studying with the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Corrections’ Special Study Centres have graduated. They graduated on Saturday, February 02, 2021 in various fields with various…

NSCDC Deploys Personnel To Markets, Schools, Motor Parks, Churches, Mosques To Enforce COVID-19 Protocols

NSCDC Deploys Personnel To Markets, Schools, Motor Parks, Churches, Mosques To Enforce COVID-19 Protocols

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Mike SOGBOLO: Personnel of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been deployed to markets, schools, motor parks, churches and mosques, recreation centers and other public facilities across the nation to enforce compliance with COVID-19 protocols….

Gov Okowa Does Not Interfere In Running Of DESOPADEC, Says Bashorun Askia

Gov Okowa Does Not Interfere In Running Of DESOPADEC, Says Bashorun Askia

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): …Launches DESOPADEC Skills Academy The Managing Director of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, says Governor Ifeanyi Okowa does not interfere with the running of the commission. Askia said DESOPADEC, an interventionist…