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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IKA SOUTH LANDLORDS/LANDLADIES ASSOCIATION PROTESTS

The Ika South Landlords/Landladies Association led by its chairman, Mr. Vincent Arimokwu, recently held a peaceful protest against the decision of Ika South Local Government Council to lease out the popular Agbor government field at the College of Education junction, Agbor, to individuals to build a Shopping Mall and run for twenty-five years. The aggrieved Ika South Landlords and Landladies were received at the council secretariat by the Deputy Director, Sir F.C Obianke. The group speaking through its chairman, Mr. Vincent Arimokwu expressed dissatisfaction; saying, “We the members of Ika…

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DELTA PRINCIPAL’S CUP FOOTBALL COMPETITION BEGINS

Delta Principal’s Cup Football Competition for Secondary Schools has kicked off at the local government level in the state, and in Ika North East, the Ute-Okpu Grammar School football team defeated King Solomon College, Owa-Ekei 5 goals to none during the opening football match at Owa-Alero Commercial Secondary School, Owa-Alero on Monday November 6, 2017. Speaking with Ika Weekly reporter, the Chief Inspector of Education, Ika North East Local Government Area, Mr. Kelly N. Kentoa expressed his joy, and thanked specifically Zenith Bank Plc, the sponsor of the football competition…

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SURVEY OF OPINIONS ON MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE

God the creator of humanity and of marriage itself has laid out his plans for marriage as a lifelong union. God knows this design is the best. When we stray from his plans, the results are damaging on many levels. Unfortunately, the rate of divorce in the Church is comparable to that of the larger society. Many people see nothing wrong with divorce; however, it should better be imagined than experienced. Marriage is the first institution created by God. God made the first man, Adam and then created a woman,…

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IKA SOUTH PDP INAUGURATES CAMPAIGN COMMITTEES

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ika South Chapter under the leadership of Hon. Collins Bello has in a bid to have a total coverage of the local government ahead of the Council election fixed for January 6, 2017 inaugurated campaign committee groups. The various committee groups inaugurated on Thursday November 9, 2017 are to be chaired by an academic and community leader from Agbor kingdom, Chief Dr. Emmanuel U. Tibi. Other committee groups and their heads include, Committee on Finance, Hon. Barr. Chiedu Ebie: Monitoring Committee, Amb. Paul Alika; Planning…

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PROPHET IGBODO DONATES TO EWEIFO ORTHOPAEDIC HOME

Prophet Joseph Igbodo, the General Overseer of Divine Faith Evangelical Mission International, in his usual act of benevolence and humanitarian services, has on recently donated mattresses and food items to the patients of Uweifo Orthopaedic Nursing Home, Ewuru, Agbor. Prophet Igbodo, who is also the proprietor of Job’s Orphanage Home and the proprietor St. Stephen Trust Widows Home, all in Agbor, Ika South LGA of Delta State was accompanied by some of his pastors during the visit. Addressing the workers and inmates of the home who came to welcome him,…

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PROTEST OVER SALE OF AGBOR GOVERNMENT FIELD

The Ika South Landlords/Landladies Association led by its chairman, Mr. Vincent Arimokwu, recently held a peaceful protest against the decision of Ika South Local Government Council to lease out the popular Agbor government field at the College of Education junction, Agbor, to individuals to build a Shopping Mall and run for twenty-five years. The aggrieved Ika South Landlords and Landladies were received at the council secretariat by the Deputy Director, Sir F.C Obianke. The group speaking through its chairman, Mr. Vincent Arimokwu expressed dissatisfaction; saying, “We the members of Ika…

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CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR NOT A DO-OR-DIE AFFAIR

The weather no doubt has changed; wetness has given way for dryness, as farmers are getting set for bush burning. The scourging sun and dry breeze with its accompanying dust, and the intense heat at night bring about a thousand complains of fever and weakness of the body. It all points to one thing; that the Harmattan is here again. Now, in the hearts of virtually everyone, two huge celebrations are by the corner: Christmas and New Year. No celebration brings joy and happiness to the mind more than these…

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