ROBERT MUGABE TRAVAILS AND THE LESSONS TO DRAW

When one is favoured with longevity, says my grandfather, he must in the same vein contend with one out of these two inherent situations. If the individual is not met with a flood of blessings, chances are that such a fellow may be visited with torrents of afflictions during this extra or ‘injury time’. But unfortunately, I did not for a long time deemed it necessary to unravel what this words of wisdom connotes until recently when Robert Mugabe’s saga burst forth. A few months back, after reading a piece…

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OWA-EKEI COMMUNITY BOILS OVER COMMUNAL LAND CRISIS

The owners of the land at Ekwu-Efume, Owa- Ekei Community in Ika North East Local Government Area on Saturday, November 18, 2017 held a peaceful protest against the forceful acquisition of their land, describing the act as unjust. The protest was as a result of the detention of the new chairman, land owners at Ekwu-Efume, Mrs. Amechi Nyemnkem nee Melekwe, and the Secretary, Simeon Ogbute on Friday November 17, 2017 at Owa-Oyibu Divisional Police Headquarters. However, the protesters accused Chief Augustine Melekwe, the Okirigwe of Owa Kingdom as the architect…

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IKA NORTH EAST SECURITY STAKEHOLDERS MEET

Members of the Security Stakeholders of Ika North East on recently held her meeting at the Divisional Police Headquarters, Owa-Oyibu. The meeting was attended by several security personnel and representative from the various communities within the local government. In an address presented at the meeting, the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Owa-Oyibu division, S.P Charles Iyamu, thanked Almighty God whom he acknowledged as the Chief Security of our lives and cities, saying, that he who is committed to security is committed to the work of God because God works…

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APPLAUSE FOR REVAMPING OF AGBOR TECHNICAL COLLEGE

The revamping of the once moribund Agbor Technical College, in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State by the Senator Ifeanyi Okowa-led administration, has continued to attract applause and commendation from critical stakeholders and residents of the area. Some of those who spoke during a visit by some journalists to the school to ascertain the level of work done in the school said Governor Okowa should be commended for taking proactive step to revive technical education in the state. According to a former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, State Youth…

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OKOWA EXPRESSES EXCITEMENT AT IKA SOUTH LG CAMPAIGN

The Governor of Delta State, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa has affirmed that there is relative peace in Ika South Local Government Area following his rousing welcome to Agbor by the members of the People Democratic Party (PDP) to the formal flag off of the party campaign ahead of the local government council election. The governor whose excitement was captured while delivering his speech at the event, said he got almost confused of the flag off campaign to be a national rally as a result of the mammoth crowd which attended…

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