PDP NATIONAL CONVENTION: TONY OBUH EMERGES AS DELEGATE

The Ika South chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), has elected a prominent personality from Agbor Kingdom, Sir Tony C. Obuh, as delegate for the party’s forthcoming national convention. He was elected by the consensus vote through a well organized election by the party Ward delegates held on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the party secretariat. Briefing the press, the Ika South PDP Chairman, Hon Collins Bello, explained that Sir Obuh having emerged as national delegate will represent the local government at the party’s forthcoming national convention. He observed…

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IGBODO KINGDOM HOLDS MAIDEN YOUTH LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

Igbodo Kingdom in Ika North East LGA of Delta State, on Friday November 17, 2017, held her maiden Igbodo Youth Leadership Development Summit. Based on the daily increase in the number of youths dying in the Mediterranean Sea in search of greener pastures, coupled with those getting derailed or frustrated with life, because of inadequate career guidance and social support, the Igbodo Development Union (IDU), put together a Youth Leadership Development Summit to inspire the youths to know that there are opportunities here in Nigeria that will make them successful…

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IDUMU-OZA COMMUNITY DECRIES OUTRAGEOUS BILLS

Members of Idumu-Oza community in Ika South LGA of Delta State, have decried the outrageous electricity bills usually sent to them, by the management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC). Speaking to Ika Weekly Newspaper reporter during a visit to the community on Monday November 20, 2017, some of the elders complained bitterly about the development. Mr. Paul Aniemeke, frowned at the outrageous bill that is being sent to members of the community by the authorities of the Benin Electricity Development Company (BEDC). He pleaded with the state government…

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SNITCHES, TRAITORS AND TYRANTS AMONG POLITICIANS

Every man is said to be a political animal because there is no aspect of human life or endeavour that is devoid of politics. In households, in educational institutions, in the churches and mosques in social cum business organizations, politics is played. Even in government, politics is much more prominent because it is all about power. It is about partisan politics which gives power to control the resources and common wealth of all citizens within a geographical entity. It has to do with enormous responsibility and authority, the mandate that,…

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CLOCK IN AND CHECK OUT: THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE EVIL

The evil of ghost-workers has remained a cankerworm wrecking unimaginable havoc to the finances of government. Just like its grandfather: corruption, every attempt at fighting this ill seems to muster up reckless muscle to fight back. Though many have attributed the unsuccessful attempt to the lack of sincerity of purpose on the part of the government itself, at all tiers, it is evident that the beneficiaries of the ghost-workers phenomenon who cut all corners to ensure the ill remains unabated, are the civil servants. The political class on appointment is…

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IBORI POLITICAL FAMILY BOND OF UNITY IS UNBREAKABLE – Okowa.

Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa has again re-echoed the need for upcoming politicians in the state to emulate the unbroken bond of unity existing among members of Ibori Political structure, making it possible for political power to rotate within the family since 1999 and still counting. The SMART GOVERNOR who is a long standing political brother and associate of Chief Ibori, described him as a leader with uncommon pedigree, solid strength of character, incredible foresight and multifaceted political wealth of experience. “We are gathered here today…

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AGBOR-USA/IMUDIA FOUNDATION HOLDS FREE MEDICAL MISSION

Men, women, Youths and children of Agbor Kingdom received Medical succour through the Free Medical Missions carried out by Agbor U.S.A, in conjunction with Clifford Imudia Foundation, on Thursday and Friday, 23rd and 24th of November 2017. The Medical Missions which took place at Agbor-Obi, Oza-nogogo and State School of Nursing, Agbor, attracted a massive turn out of aged men and women, youths and children who were examined and given free drugs for different ailments. The mission kick started on Thursday, 23rd of November 2017, with a health talk on…

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STATE GOVERNORS AND BEGGAR BOWL LEADERSHIP APPROACH

It is no longer news that most of our states are currently faced with serious socioeconomic issues bordering on sustainability inabilities. Although this has been on over time but as a nation that plays politics with everything, we decided to live in denial. But as it currently stands, it has gotten to the brim and the State Governors are faced with either confess or collapse options, hence the bailout carols. But in rushing to Abuja for a bailout, our State Governors have forgotten that one of the negative attributes of…

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POLITICS, POLITICIANS AND MISPLACED CONFIDENCE

Believers in God acknowledge and propagate that with God all things are possible. But politicians claim and strive to prove, that nothing is impossible in politics. It is widely believed that God created all things: the heavens, the earth, man, everything perfectly well, for the good and enjoyment of man in holiness. But man plays politics for the dominion and solace it provides, in preference to the divine grace and eternal life in God. So, man created politics as a process to attain power, presumably, equal to that which only…

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IKA VILLAGE SQUARE CELEBRATES DR. (MRS) ISIOMA OKOBAH

Ika Village Square (IVS), a Social cultural Organization, comprising the eleven clans of Ika land, with the aim of working with the state government in developing the various communities within Ika nation on Sunday November 12, 2017, celebrated Dr. (Mrs.) Isioma Okobah. According to the Press Release by Engr. Tony Emeke Odoe, on behalf of Ika Village Square organization stated that in line with the notice from the leadership to the general forum that; an Ika person will be selected from time to time to be celebrated, hence the leadership…

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