IKA LAND WILL SOON BE A NOLLYWOOD TOWN—Comrade Edoki

The National President of Nollywood Golden Awards, and an indigence of Agbor, Comrade Percy Monday Edoki, has envisaged that Ika land will in no distant time become a Nollywood town. Comr. Edoki stated this recently when Top Nigeria Nollywood Stars and actresses from Benin Republic and Cameroun stormed Agbor, Headquarters of Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State to participate in the long awaited Nollywood Golden Awards and Lectures held at Ika National Hall, Agbor. The event sponsored by Calvary Evangelical Films Outreach (CEFO) was greeted with joy particularly…

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2019 ELECTIONS: THE POLITICAL CLASS AND THE REST OF US

Working with the conventional calendar, 2019 may be seen to be miles away. But a peep into the calendar of an average Nigerian politician, and a feel of their political body language tell a different narration. And that is, the year 2019 is not just a around the corner. For most Nigerian politician, 2019 is a year with history in that it’s a year of elections, a year for another session of politicking when elections into various offices from the Presidency down to the state Houses of Assembly are billed…

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QUEEN EZEAGWU THUMBS UP FOR SEBASTINE OKOH

Queen Anthonia Ezeagwu, the Isor of Umunede Kingdom, and Special Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Women Development, has on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 thumps up to Mr. Sebastine Okoh, the Executive Assistant to the State Governor on Event Management for redeeming the 1.4million naira pledge he made to the graduands of the rural dwellers empowerment programme powered by her office on graduation recently. Queen Ezeagwu in her goodwill message expressed joy and thanks to Okoh for his goodness which she said speaks volume. According to her, “I am proud…

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STATE SCHOOL OF NURSING HOLDS 28TH JOINT MATRICULATION

The joy of students, matriculating students, parents, and guardians knows no bounds on Friday 13th October, 2017 as the State School of Nursing Agbor, Delta State held her 28th matriculation ceremony. The event was chaired by Dr. Emmanuel Tibi, former Provost of College of Education Agbor. One hundred and twenty five (125) student Nurses, comprising two sets of Post Basic students totaling 29, and two sets of basic students totaling 86, matriculated amidst cheers and congratulatory messages to the school authority and matriculating students alike. Speaking, Dr. Tibi said the…

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ENTREPRENEUR: COSSY CAKES, NKIRU OTABOR-OSAFILE,

This week on Business Hub, we bring you Entrepreneur of the Week. And our entrepreneur of the week is Mrs. Nkiruka Constance Otabor Osafile, the CEO of Cossy Cakes, from Ewuru in Ika South Local Government, a graduate of Biology Education from the University of Benin, Benin City, who is into full time baking of all types of cakes ranging from birthday cakes, wedding cakes, house warming cakes, get together cakes and Pastries, and selling of baking equipment. In this interview with Ika Weekly Newspaper, Mrs. Nkiruka Constance Otabor Osafile…

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ONE-YEAR-OLD CHILD ABDUCTED BY TWO LADIES

Agony, torment and frustration are the words to describe the mood of the Benjamin’s family of Alihami Community in Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State owing to the fact that their only child, Miss Nancy Chinaza Benjamin has been abducted. Nancy who is just one-year and two months old was said to have been abducted on Sunday, October 15, 2017, by two ladies who patronize her mother’s provision store along Sakpoba road in Alihami community. One of the family members, Mr. Acha Godfrey, who confirmed the news…

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DELTA STATE GOVT APPROVES FUNDS FOR LG COUNCIL ELECTION

Delta State Government said it has approved the release of fund to the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) for 2018 council elections. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Patrick Ukah made the disclosure today during a post Exco briefing at Government House, Asaba. Mr. Ukah who was accompanied on the briefing by his Housing Counterpart, Architect Joseph Ogeh, stated that the approved amount was within the proposal sent by Delta State Independent Electoral Committee (DSIEC) to the governor, noting however that specific details would be made available by the…

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NGWOKOR VIES FOR IKA N/EAST COUNCIL CHAIRMANSHIP SEAT

Engr. Jackson Teddy Ngwokor, has declared his intention to vie for Ika North East Local Government Council chairmanship seat under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The Umunede born businessman cum politician, made his intention known to the public last Saturday, when he met with the APC members in the local government at the party’s Secretariat in Boji-Boji, Owa. According to Ngwokor, “I have come to tell our good people of Ika North East Local Government that I have joined the race for the chairmanship seat in our…

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NIGERIA`S DOUBTFUL AGE AND JIM OVIA`S GLOBAL EXPLOITS

By Augustine Omilo One of the most popular debates in Nigeria today is whether or not the country has done well as a nation at 57. While some agree that we have made progress, others are quick to state that we are a failed nation. As the debate continues, many people are of the pinion that for the nation to make real advancement, it has to be restructured along regional lines and possibly return to the federal system of government as it was in 1960. Before delving into the merits…

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WE ARE PROACTIVELY IMPROVING OUR NETWORK- BEDC, Nwadei

The Business Manager of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), Mr. Curtis Nwadei, in an interactive session recently with newsmen, stated that the management and staff of the company are already proactively improving their network with a view to satisfying their customers during the yuletide season. The Business Manager, who is in charge of the Agbor unit at Uromi Junction, gave the hint, while informing the public on the measures taken by the establishment in order to sustain the current stability of power supply within Boji Boji Metropolis and environs…

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