DIGITAL GAMING SYSTEMS LTD TO LAUNCH DELTA STATE LOTTERY

We are proud to introduce to our readers; THE BUSINESS HUB this week. In this maiden edition, we feature the COMPANY OF THE WEEK, bringing you full profile/activities of DIGITAL GAMING SYSTEMS LIMITED, a privately owned company setting up and running DELTA STATE LOTTERY, in a public/private partnership with Delta State Government. The lottery is set to commence operation on 27th October, 2017. In this exclusive interview with the Managing Director/CEO, Chief Kenneth Iwelumo and the COO, Mr. Ena Ofugara both of Digital Gaming Systems Limited, we bring you detailed…

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SR. OKONYE MARKS 25 YEARS OF RELIGIOUS PROFESSION

There was great joy and dancing at St. Dominic Catholic Church Otolokpo on Sunday 8th October 2017 as Sister Bridget Okonye gave thanks to God for her 25 years of religious profession amidst jubilation. Rev. Sr. Bridget Okonye an Otolokpo born Sr. who celebrated her 25th year of religious profession on the 1st of September 2017, at St. Johns the Baptist Catholic Church, Agbor, Delta State was all joy as family members, friends, well wishers and the entire congregation joined her in a Thanksgiving Mass at Otolokpo. In his homily…

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CHANNELING OF WATER TO AGBOR; CHUKY DANDY VISITS SITE

The member representing Ika South Constituency at the Delta State House of Assembly and Chairman, House Committee on Commerce and Industry, Hon. Festus Chukwuyem Okoh also known as Chuky Dandy has made inquiry on why the management of Hi-Tech Construction Company handling the on-going dualization of Old Lagos /Asaba Road has been channeling water into the drainage system along the Agbor side of the road project. He made the move for clarity on Monday, October 9, 2017 following the complaints by residents of Dr. Whyte Street Agbor who were complaining…

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IKA WEEKLY NEWSPAPER STAFF UNDERGO REFRESHER COURSE

In a quest to serve Ika land better, the management and staff of Ika Weekly Newspaper recently underwent a two day refresher course in order to improve on their core motive, which is to bridging the information gap. Facilitating the two-day course, Dr. Ben Nwanne, a seasoned journalist and an Associate Professor of the Department of Mass Communication, Delta State University,Abraka and the author of the book Essentials of News Reporting and Writing, stated that journalism is one of the professions where excellence counts. The lecture which took place at…

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PANDEMONIUM IN IKA LAND OVER MILITARY VACCINATION RUMOUR

There was pandemonium in Ika land in the early hours of Wednesday 11th October 2017 owing to a wild spread rumour of Military men invading schools in Delta State to inject pupils and students to death. The rumour which hit Ika Land in full force caused chaotic movements as parents and guardians rushed to various schools in Ika land, some parents were seen in their large numbers besieging school gates for schools that refused to open up their gates, while some others were seen on the streets going home with…

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OJOUGBOH’S LIES WON’T DISTRACT OKOWA -Charles Aniagwu

Following allegations labeled by Chief Dr. Cairo Ojougboh against the Delta State Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa of running the budget not passed by the State House of Assembly, Mr. Charles Aniagwu has said that Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa will not be distracted by Dr. Ojougboh’s lies. Speaking Mr. Aniagwu said they are very much aware that as the 2019 Polls draw near, the likes of Cairo Ojougboh who obviously are intimidated by the modest achievement of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa even in the midst of national recession would resort to outright…

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PROPHET IGBODO DONATES TO PATIENTS AT UWEIFO, EWURU

The General Overseer, Divine Faith Evangelical Mission International, Proprietor Job Orphanage Home and Proprietor St. Stephen Trust Widows Home, all in Agbor, Ika south LGA of Delta state, Prophet Joseph Igbodo, has donated food items to the patients of Uweifo Orthopedic Nursing Home, Ewuru, Agbor. The Prophet of God also extended his philanthropic gesture to members of Uweifo Community, for their commitments in taking care of both the patients and the Orthopaedic Home effectively. Prophet Igbodo, who visited the Nursing home recently, was accompanied by some of his Pastors and…

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KEEP IKA CLEAN INITIATIVE TO MAKE IKA CLEANEST IN THE STATE

The Founder of Keep Ika Clean Initiative, Mr. Christian Paul Egiliwe has stated that the aim of the group is to see Ika nation ranks the cleanest and neatest community in the state and beyond. He stated this during an interview with newsmen during her maiden sanitation cleanup exercise held recently. In his words, “I am happy and thankful to God Almighty that our first cleanup exercise recorded a huge success. I must say the turnout of the youths for a start is a very impressive and commendable one. Keep…

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MIXED REACTIONS TRAILS OWA-EKEI ROAD CONSTRUCTION

Residents of Owa-Ekei road have commended and called for a speedy completion of the project by the contractor/construction company China Civil Construction (CCC), handling the road project. They made this call while speaking with Ika Weekly Newspaper reporters who recently, carried out a survey on the work so far. A large number of the residents commended the contractors for the standard work on the road, especially as it withstood the periods of daily downpour without damages, unlike other roads. Some others noted that the delay in completing the project is…

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OWA LAUDS IKA NORTH EAST VIGILANTE GROUP

An Owa-Alizomor born retired Divisional Crime Officer (DCO), and Legal Adviser to Vigilante Group in Owa-Alizomor community in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr. Emmanuel Owa has applauded members of Community Police, known as “Vigilante Group in the local government and used the medium to advise youths to desist from criminal activities. These commendations were made by the retired police officer during the week in an interview with newsmen. Speaking further, Mr. Owa said that he has been very glad the way the vigilante group in…

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