Don’t Deny Your Children’s Educational Needs For Frivolous Materials, Education Expert Admonishes Parents

By Ogude Samuel The Administrator, St. Philomena Schools, Effurun, in Uvwie Local Government Area, Delta State, Mrs. Adams Gbame Sandra, has admonished parents not to sacrifice their children’s educational needs such as standard text books, school uniforms, sandals, school fees among others for frivolous spending on things in order not to deprive their children of a…

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DELSU Student, Elozino Murdered By Ritualists Buried Amidst Tears

By Daniel Dafe Miss Elozino Ogege, a 300-level student of the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, who was murdered by suspected ritualists known as ‘Yahoo boys’, was today buried amidst tears in Okpaivie Quarters, Along Oleh-Ozoro Road, Oleh.             Elozino was murdered on November 15, 2018, four days after she was declared missing. The killers…

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Join Hands With Government To Wage War Against Drug Abuse Amongst Children, Governor Okowa Tells Stakeholders

 By John Onos The Governor of Delta State, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, has called on all stakeholders in the state, including care givers to join hands with government to wage war against drug abuse among children through awareness creation on its danger, especially among the children so as to have a better tomorrow. The…

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DELSU Best Graduating Student With CGPA Of 4.91 Gets Automatic Employment, Scholarship

By Daniel Dafe There was joy unending today as the overall best graduating student of the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, for the 2017/2018 academic session, Jonathan Maviano, was offered automatic employment. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Victor Peretomode stated this during the 13th Convocation ceremony of the institution. He also disclosed that the…

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DELSU Conducts SUG Elections With E-voting System, As Ojaide Emerges President

­-NANS Commends VC Over Innovation, Calls For Improvement -We Have Set The Pace For Other State Universities To Follow, Says Dean Of Students -President-Elect Promises Better Welfare For Students By Daniel Dafe Students of Delta State University, Abraka, yesterday voted in their choice candidates to pilot the affairs of the Student Union Government (SUG) for…

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NMU Matriculates First Set Of Students, As Otuaro Urges Students to be Studious

By John Onos The Acting Governor of Delta State, Barr. Deacon Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, has enjoined the matriculating students of Nigeria Maritime University, Okerenkoko in Gbaramutu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State to be very studious in their academic pursuit, to make their parents proud. The Acting Governor of Delta State Deacon…

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Unauthorised Collection Of Levies In Public Schools: Ebie Inaugurates Board Of Enquiry To Investigate Allegations

The Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Chiedu Ebie, has inaugurated a 7-man Board of Enquiry to investigate the allegations of the collection of unauthorised levies in public primary and secondary schools in Delta State. Mr. Ebie while inaugurating the Board in his office in Asaba, stated that the Board became necessary after a…

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SSANU, NAAT, NASU Commence 6-day Warning Strike In DELSU

By Daniel Dafe The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the non-teaching staff unions, Delta State University, Abraka, will tomorrow commence a 6-day warning strike. The Joint Action Committee is made up of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) and Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU). The decision to embark on a…

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Oruarivie-Abraka Kingdom: We Want To Take Over The Security Of All DELSU Campuses In Abraka— PG

By Daniel Dafe The President General of Oruarivie-Abraka Kingdom in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, Chief Emmanuel Idoghor, has said that the community is interested in taking over the security contracts of all the campuses of Delta State University, Abraka, in the town, adding that the Professor Victor Peretomode-led has failed to…

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ECU: Show Love To One Another At Christmas, Vice Chancellor Tells Nigerians 

The Vice Chancellor of Edwin Clark University ( ECU ), Kiagbodo, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, Prof. Timothy O. Olagbemiro, has called on Nigerians to show love to  one another at Christmas more than ever before. In his opening address at the Fourth Edition of the Nine Lessons and Carols of the University, the VC encouraged Nigerians to…

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DELSU: Court Remands Elozino’s Killers In Ogwashi-Uku Prison

A magistrate court sitting in Asaba, has remanded the killers of Elozino Joshualia Ogege, the 300 level Mass Communication student of Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, murdered by suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo boys’ in Ogwashi-Uku prison. The court presided over by Helen Okonkwo, Monday after assumption of jurisdiction, remanded four of the…

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Elozino: Urhobo Youths Give DELSU 7 Day Ultimatum To Disengage Deogratas Security

 By Daniel Dafe The executive of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Youth Wing, Worldwide, has given a 7day ultimatum to the management of Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, to disengage Deogratas Security Company, saying that failure to comply would result in a massive protest by Urhobo youths and other legal means to compel the university authority…

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Oruarivie-Abraka Kingdom To DELSU VC: You Are To Blame For The Murder Of Elozino By Ritualists

–Says Management Must Account For The Monthly 4, 000, 000 Security Votes By Dafe Rukevwe The Vice Chancellor of Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, Professor Victor Peretomode, has come under fire from the university’s host community, Oruarivie-Abraka Kingdom, over a press release by the institution that sought to exonerate DELSU from blame as culpable for…

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NUC To Varsities: Revert To 5-point Grading System

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has ordered the abolition of four-point grading scale and the immediate adoption of five-point grading system in all Nigerian universities. Daily Times reports that the development was sequel to series of inquiries the commission recieved from international organisations and foreign universities on the status of the four-point scale in use…

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DELSU: Faculty Of Arts Holds 6th International Conference

 By Dafe Rukevwe The Faculty of Arts, Delta State University, Abraka, has successfully held her 6th international conference. The event which took place today at the 750-seater-lecture Theatre Hall in Site 111 of the campus in Abraka, was titled: “Rethinking the Humanities and Development in Africa.” Speaking during the programme, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Victor…

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My Administration Is Focused On Promoting Research In DELSU, Says VC

By Daniel Dafe The Vice Chancellor of Delta State University, Abraka, Professor Victor Peretomode, has said that the focus of his administration has been to promote opportunities for research in various faculties in the institution. The Vice Chancellor, who made this disclosure, while delivering his welcome address during the 6th international conference of the Faculty…

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75-Year-Old Man, Oasis Magazine Publisher, Others Defend Seminar Papers At IIJ In Delta

By Our Correspondents A 75-year-old man, Pa. Ejogharado Blessed Hossana, the Publisher of Oasis Magazine (OM), Daniel Dafe Umukoro, and others, today defended their Seminar papers at the International Institute of Journalism, IIJ, Asaba Study Centre, Warri in Delta State. The event which took place at the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Press Centre, Warri,…

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Why Student Elections Are Marred By Violence In Nigeria— Oturu Sovereignty, Chairman-Elect, NANS/JCC, Delta Axis

–Says Delta State Comrade Community Will Experience Peace During His Tenure By Daniel Dafe   The Chairman-elect, National Association of Nigerian Students/Joint Campus Committee (NANS/JCC), Delta State Axis, Comrade Oturu Sovereignty, a medical Student of Delta State University, Abraka, has blamed the violence witnessed during student elections in the country on some leaders in the…

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Nigerian Universities Lack The Capacity To Train Students, Says Prof. Victor Jike

By Daniel Dafe A Professor of Industrial/Development Sociology in the Department of Sociology and Psychology, Delta State University, Abraka, Victor Jike, has said that Nigerian Universities lack the capacity to train students. Delivering the 65th in the series of inaugural lectures of the university yesterday, the university don added that, “it is not a fluke…

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DELSU: SSANU Decries Discrimination Experienced By Members In Areas Of Promotion, Housing

–Wants DTSG To Include DELSU Staff In Central Payroll By Our Correspondents CHAIRMAN, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka branch, Comrade Izu Monday, has decried the level of discrimination experienced by members of the union with regards to promotion, housing and staff training. Izu, who stated this recently in…

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DELSU: Why We Passed A Vote Of No Confidence On The Pro-Chancellor —Pensioners

By Daniel Dafe The Vice Chairman of Nigeria Universities Pensioners’ Association (NUPA), Delta State University Branch, Abraka, Dr. Philip Itedjere, has hinted why they passed a vote of no confidence on the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council, Delta State University, Abraka, Professor Sam Oyovbaire. Speaking to Oasis Magazine (OM) during an exclusive chat,…

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DELSU: ASUU Rejects Introduction Of Duty Register By Management

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka branch, has rejected the “clock-in and clock-out” policy recently introduced for academic staff by the institution’s management. The union stated its position in a letter dated Aug. 10 sent to the state’s Commissioner for Higher Education signed by the branch chairman and secretary,…

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DELSU Alumni Boosts Management’s Efforts With N2m, Offers Cash Gift To Best Graduating Student

By Uboko Success The efforts of management of the Delta State University, Abraka, recently received a boost with the Institution’s Alumni Association donating a whopping sum of two million naira to complement the developmental strides of the present administration, led by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Victor F. Peretomode, just as the Association instituted an annual cash…

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Funding Remains DELSU’s Biggest Challenge- VC

By Daniel Dafe The Vice Chancellor, Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, Professor Victor Peretomode has appealed to the Delta State Governor to heed the request of the university’s management to increase the financial allocation to the institution, saying that “funding remains DELSU’s biggest challenge.” Professor Peretomode who spoke during the 12th convocation of the university…

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Okowa: My Administration Is Committed To Improving Current Quality Education At All Levels

Delta State Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, today, assured that his administration is committed to improving on the current quality of education at all levels. The governor, who gave the assurance in Abraka during the 12th Convocation of the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, insisted that his administration would continue to promote the pursuit of the…

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Congregation Election Victory: The People Spoke Through Their Votes —Akarah

The newly elected member representating Congregation (Academics) at the Governing Council of Delta State University, Abraka, Dr. Emmanuel Akarah, has said that voters during the Congregation election spoke through their votes. Dr. Akarah who spoke to Oasis Magazine (OM) during an exclusive chat, said that the people reposed confidence in him by voting for him…

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DELSU Elects New SUG Executive Members

Having gone through the rigors of electioneering, a new executive has emerged to pilot the affairs of the Student Union Government (SUG), Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka for the 2018/2019 academic session. Those elected are Comrade Okpako Oghenevwegba (President); Comrade Osademe Okechukwu (Secretary -General); Comrade Chukwuedo Azubuike (Director of Finance); Comrade Okolie Michael (Director of…

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DELSU Embraces Electronic Voting For Conduct Of SUG Elections

Dean of Students’ Affairs, Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, Prof. Augustu Atubi, has disclosed that Students’ Union Government (SUG) elections of the university would be conducted electronically. Speaking to our correspondent in an exclusive interview in Abraka, Atubi stated that ” From next academic session, students union election in this great citadel of academic excellence…

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Atubi To DELSU Students: Steer Clear Of Examination Malpractices Or Face The Music

As Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, begins second semester examination, the Dean of Students’ Affairs, Prof. Augustus Atubi, yesterday, cautioned final year students against engaging in examination malpractices, warning that any student found wanting will face the music. Speaking to our correspondent in an exclusive interview in Abraka, Atubi stated: “The regulation and consequences is…

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DELSU: Theatre Arts Department Ends Students’ Week With Dance Contest

The Association of Theatre Arts Students (ATAS), Delta State University, Abraka chapter, has successfully hosted a first-of-its kind dance contest in the department. The programme which took place on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at the Theatre Arts Studio, had different scintillating solo and group dance performances during a keenly contested competition. This event was one…

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SSANU, NASU, NAAT May Resume Indefinite Strike Next Week– Durojaye

NON-academic staff in the nation’s universities under the auspices of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), National Association of Academic Technologist (NATT) and Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) on Wednesday, threatened to resume indefinite strike action over the failure of the Federal Government to honour the agreement reached with the unions. Speaking on the planned…

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Ezekiel, Ossai Host 4th Edition Of ‘Even A Professor Needs A Skill’ Programme In DELSU

Political Aides to Delta State Governor, Comrade Ezekiel Okoh (Students Affairs) and Comrade Ossai Ovie Success (Special Duties), have successfully organized the 4th edition of the one day entrepreneurship awareness/sensitization seminar tagged: “Even a Professor Needs a Skill”. The programme which held today at the 1000 Capacity Hall, Delta State University, Abraka, had Senator Dr.…

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DELSU: We’ll Soon Embark On An Awareness Campaign Against Suicide, Says SUG President

The President of the Student Union Government, SUG, Delta State University, Abraka, Comrade Mamus Igbuku, has said that plans were underway for the union to carry out an awareness campaign to tame the tide of students committing suicide over poor performance in their examination. Speaking to Oasis Magazine (OM) during an exclusive chat in Abraka,…

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DELSU Management Moves To Tackle Threats Of Lecturers By Students On Social Media

The management of Delta State University, Abraka, has said that the threatening of lecturers by students on social media and other platforms is worrisome. During a recent management meeting, a decision was reached that henceforth, any student found guilty of threatening any lecturer through any social media platform would be expelled, pending the review of…

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Court Bars Tertiary Institutions From Conducting Post-UTME Tests

A Federal High Court, Abuja has declared the Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) conducted by universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria as illegal, saying there was no extant law authorising the exercise. The court held that only the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) could conduct matriculation examinations and give admissions into tertiary…

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DELSU Moves To Curb Indecent Dressing, Bans Dreadlocks, Bum Shorts, Others

The management of Delta State University, Abraka, has said that students of the institution must “ensure that they appear neat and descent every time they are on campus.” The university authority through an official bulletin issued by the Information and Public Relations Division of the Vice Chancellor’s Office, dated: February 8, 2018, banned male students…

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DELSU: Osula Daniel’s Rustication, Arrest Is A Case Of Oppression— Family Members

Family members of Osula Daniel Enahoro, a 500 Level student of the Department of Civil Engineering, Delta State University, Oleh Campus, have described the rustication, arrest and detention of Daniel by the State CID, Okpanam as a case of oppression. Speaking with Oasis Magazine, OM, during a phone conversation, a family member, Joy Osula wondered…

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DELSU: How My Administration Will Tackle Plagiarism In Faculty Of Science —Prof. Arthur EKpekpo

***Says He Is Not Out To Witch-hunt Anyone The newly elected Dean, Faculty of Science, Delta State University, Abraka, Prof. Arthur Ekpekpo, has said that lecturers in the faculty will no more be faced with the embarrassment of presenting plagiarized works, saying that the faculty, just like others in the university, has provided a software…

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Niger Delta University: Committee On Civil Service Reforms Uncovers 5,000 Non-lecturers

The Bayelsa State Government Committee on Civil Service Reforms in charge of the investigation of the payroll fraud in the state has uncovered 5,000 non-academic members of staff at the Niger Delta University, Amassoma, and five other state-owned tertiary institutions. The panel also uncovered 500 administrative officers at the Sagbama Local Government Area of the…

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Oasis Magazine Spelling Bee Competition: DELSU Secondary School Wins

Oasis Magazine (OM) has successfully held the 2017 edition of the annual ‘Spelling Bee’ competition for secondary schools in Ethiope East and Ukwuani Local Government Areas. This event which took place at Abraka Grammar School, Abraka recently, saw DELSU Secondary School, Abraka clinching the first spot, while Perpetual Secondary School, Obiaruku and Hosanna Christian Academy,…

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Supervision In Quality Control, A Veritable Tool For Effective Leadership— University Don

DEAN, Faculty of Education, Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, Prof. Patrick Oghuvbu, has identified the role of supervision in quality control for both human and material resources as a veritable tool for effective leadership and administration. Oghuvbu, spoke in Abraka during the 60th in the series of inaugural lectures of the Delta State University (DELSU),Abraka,…

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Ethiope East LGA: ANCOPSS Threatens To Pull Out Of NUT Over Botched Election

Chairperson, All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), Ethiope East Chapter, Mrs. Kehinde Ejenabo has said that principals in Ethiope East Local Government Area have decided to pull out of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) over the botched election for thirteen elective offices in the local government chapter on the 13th of November,…

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Reverse Tuition Fee Increase Or Face Mass Action, NANS To PTI Management

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has issued a 24-hour ultimatum to the management, Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), Effurun, Delta State, to reverse increase in tuition fee in the school. NANS’ President, Mr Chinonso Obasi, on Monday in Abuja, said that new tuition fee as officially released by the school management was adverse, saying…

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DELSU Management Did Not Stop Monthly Imprest To HODs— DVC Academics

–…University Introduces Departmental Dues The Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics, Delta State University, Professor Austine Anigala, has debunked reports that the Management of the University has directed students to pay One Thousand Naira as dues to replace monthly imprest to departmental heads for the monthly running of departments. Speaking to Oasis Magazine (OM) during a phone…

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DELSU Management: We Did Not Increase Acceptance Fee

As controversy continues to trail the purported increase of acceptance fee payable by newly admitted students of the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, the institutions’ Management, has debunked the development which he described as unfounded. The institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Victor Peretomode, who conveyed this position to Oasis Magazine in an interview, stated that it did…

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How Owners Of Private Schools In Delta State Celebrated 2017 NAPPS Day

The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Delta State Wing, has successfully held her ‘2017 NAPPS Day celebration’. This event with theme: ‘Funding Private Education in Nigeria: Issues, Problems and Prospects’, which took place at The Cenotaph, Asaba, Delta State recently, attracted government functionaries and stakeholders in the educational sector in the state.…

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DELSU: Help Complete Senate Building, Pro-Chancellor Urges Okowa By Daniel Dafe

  The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council, Delta State University, Abraka, Professor Sam Oyovbaire, has solicited the assistance of the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa in the completion of the Administrative/Senate building located in Site III of the institution’s main campus in Abraka, The Pro-Chancellor who made this call while…

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DELSU Warns Graduating Students Over Excessive Celebrations -Approves 4 Semester Rustication For Offenders

By John Tega     The Management of Delta State University, Abraka has warned students of the institution, particularly final-year students to desist from all acts of misconduct usually carried out by final-year students on completion of their examination. This information was contained in a recent bulletin issued by the Information and Public Relations Division…

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DELSU: Avwenaghegha, Onoerhime, Oghwro To Head NASU, As Audit Report Indicts Oritsedere, 7 Others

By Daniel Dafe     Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions, Delta State University, Abraka Chapter has successfully held elections for the offices of Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer, who will head the union for the next one year and six months, completing the tenure of the sacked Oritsedere-led executive. The election which held…

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Abraka District: Why I Vied For The Position Of ICAN Chairman— Okoh By John Tega

Mr. Sylvester Okoh FCA, a staff with the Internal Audit Department of Delta State University, Abraka, who emerged as Chairman, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Abraka District for 2017/2018, has said that he vied for the office because of his passion to serve the institute, adding that his administration will consolidate on the…

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COE, Agbor: How Sir Smith Ogbe Celebrated Tenure Completion As Bursar -He Came Out Clean, Says Provost

COE, Agbor: How Sir Smith Ogbe Celebrated Tenure Completion As Bursar -He Came Out Clean, Says Provost By Dafe Rukevwe The immediate past Bursar, College of Education (COE), Agbor, Sir Smith Arierhi Jeremiah Ogbe, recently hosted family members, friends and well-wishers at the popular Nations Convention Resorts Hotel, Abraka after a church thanksgiving service at…

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