APC WILL TAKE OVER DELTA STATE COME 2019 BY OJOUGBOH

The People’s Democratic Party (P.D.P) has suffered a huge blow following the move of the former National Vice Chairman (South – South) of the party, Dr. Cairo Ojougboh and his army of supporters in Delta State, under the Amodu Sherriff faction to pitch tents with the APC, in an event that has been termed the mother of all defections in Delta State. The atmosphere was charged at Royal Court Yard Hotel Agbor-Obi, Ika South on Saturday 16th September as it witnessed a huge turnout of Dr. Cairo Ojougboh loyalists who…

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BEDC AIMS AT 24 HOURS UNINTERRUPTED POWER SUPPLY

In a chat with newsmen recently, Mr. Curtis Nwadei the Business Manager of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) Agbor Business Unit, by Uromi Junction, disclosed that the company is aiming at 24 hours uninterrupted power supply in Agbor and its environs. This he noted can be achieved when customers pay. The statement is coming in the wake of recent observations by residents within Boji-Boji, Metropolis and environs, on the constant and stable power supply in recent times. Confirming the observations of BEDC customers the Business Manager, stated that power…

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STOP LEADING DELTA STATE TO RUIN OJOUGBOH TELLS OKOWA

The former National Deputy Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, under the leadership of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, Dr Cairo Ojougboh, has said that the party is leading the state to ruin by running a family government in the state. Dr Cairo Ojougboh stated this in Agbor on Saturday, September 16, 2017 when some leaders of All Progressives Congress, APC in Delta State and beyond, came to coax him and his followers who were hitherto loyal to the Senator Sheriff Modu leadership of PDP into joining the APC. According to Dr…

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“I WILL DO MY BEST TO MAKE IKA SOUTH BETTER ”-Barry Eka

Barry Eka is a young, vibrant and visionary politician and one of the many aspirants vying for the soul of Ika South Local Government Council. A Real Estate Valuer by profession and owner of Barry Eka Consultants, a Real Estate firm located in Port-Harcourt, Barry Eka in this Personality of the Week interview, unveils some of his plans for transforming Ika South Local Government area and why he thinks he is the most suitable candidate for the Chairmanship position in Ika South. MAY WE MEET YOU? I am Mr. Barry…

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LIVING A LIFE OF HONESTY PAYS – Chief Mrs Ezinne Nwaebo

The Director, Ezinne Events Management and Decoration, a division of Asomuya Ezinne Services Limited, Boji-Boji, Owa, the Odozi-Aku of Owa Kingdom, Chief Ezinne Mrs. A. E. Nwaebo has stated that living a honest life pays. She said this recently during a freedom programme of two of her trainees, Mrs. Isioma Caroline Ayomehue and Mrs. Ishioma Aghanti, who she described people of honesty. According to her, “Honesty is my watchword and it has paved way for me becoming a successful person in life. I cherish and admire people who are honest.…

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GODWINACY SOCCER ACADEMY NURTURING YOUNG TALENTS

Coach Aigbe Kelvin the trainer of Godwinacy Soccer Academy Agbor, an academy that takes young talents of Ika extraction between the ages of 10-18years old off the street and engage them meaningfully by harnessing their talents for better future through professional football abroad, has stated that nurturing talents is his own way of contributing to the development of society. In an interview with Ika Weekly Newspaper at their training ground at Agbor Model Primary School, Agbor on Wednesday 13th September 2017 Coach Aigbe said “We discover and train young talents…

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OWA-NTA SECONDARY SCHOOL RANKS BEST SCHOOL IN IKA LAND,

The Zonal Director, Post Primary Education Board, Agbor office, Mrs. Uju Omu and her team have ranked Owa-Nta Secondary School, Owa-Nta as one of the best government secondary schools in Delta State and beyond. Ika Weekly reporter was present as at the time the inspection team visited the school, on Monday, September 11, 2017 to ascertain the turnout of both the teachers and students as schools in the state resumed for 2017/2018 academic works. Their remarks read, “Excellent, the massive turnout of teachers and students on this first day of…

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IMPUNITY OF HELMSMEN, HERDSMEN, THE SHAME OF A NATION

The title of this piece draws from the imperative and sad question of whether there is still a nation called Nigeria, in the real sense of nationhood, against the backdrop of the entire hullabaloo concerning the ills of government and governance, which unaddressed have reduced the nation to a cacophonous distressful symphony from every angle. It is obvious that matters affecting the well-being of the citizenry has faced arduous relegation, jettisoned and slaughtered on the altar of political profligacy at all levels, thereby making it inevitable for the erstwhile blind…

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DECREE 4, HATE SPEECH LAW AND GOVERNMENTS’ HATE ACTIONS

Written by Egwu Nwachukwu One of the numerous actions that heralded Buhari’s ascension to the leadership of Nigeria in 1983 through a military coup was the enactment of many obnoxious decrees. The most notorious of those dictatorial laws was the infamous Decree 4 of 1984. Though the law was to protect public officers against false accusations, the events that followed later showed that Buhari had the ulterior motive of gagging the Nigerian press. Ironically, it was this law that also set the stage for the downfall of the Head of…

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VIEWPOINT: HOW VOTERS RAPE DEMOCRACY

By Morka Kelvin Onyeka Democracy is simply a rule or leadership that involves the majority. In a wider description, it is a system of government in which the citizens exercise power directly or elect representatives among themselves to form a governing body such as a parliament. Another school of thought, particularly Political Science, describes it as ‘a government of the people by the people and for the people’. The above definitions indicate that democracy is characterized by the people. It’s equally worth nothing that election is peculiar to democracy. In…

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