BOOK REVIEW: “THE ‘MAN CENTRAL’, STEVE ASHIEN…” BY DR.TIBI

REVIEW OF THE BOOK “THE MAN CENTRAL, STEVE EKIRI-MEKIRIUWA ASHIEN, THAT WE KNOW” BY DR. EMMANUEL TIBI, A READER IN VOCATIONAL AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION AND ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN DELSU AFFILIATION DEGREE PROGRAMME, AT COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, AGBOR. I am honoured to present this book “THE MAN CENTRAL, STEVE EKIRI-MEKIRIUWA ASHIEN, THAT WE KNOW” and I consider it highly auspicious and eventful that I have the opportunity to share in the immense wealth of knowledge, motivation and skills of a living legend whose life’s vicissitudes are captured in a book…

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OIF PUTS SMILES ON CHILDREN’S FACES IN AGBOR

A non-profit, non-governmental organization, The Obi Ikenchukwu Foundation, (OIF) established in honour of the late Agbor Monarch, Obi Ikenchukwu I and his Queen Grace Ikenchukwu, to give hope and make life worth living for people, has demonstrated her love to children in Agbor. The Foundation, led by solicitor and founder, Princess Genevieve Ikenchukwu, in the euphoria of Christmas visited the Central Hospital, Agbor recently to donate about 50 bed sheets and pillow cases to the pediatric ward of the hospital, after which a Christmas Party which had in attendance children…

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HARVEST THANKSGIVING IS NOT A MEANS OF FUND RAISING

The founder, Divine Faith Evangelical Mission, Agbor in Ika South Local Government Area, Prophet Joseph Igbodo has during the annual harvest thanksgiving service of the church held recently stressed the need for clergymen and Christians to see harvest thanksgiving beyond just fund raising for the church. In his words, “Harvest thanksgiving is specially designed to thank God in a special way for preserving our lives with our substance. So, it is not a fund raising service just like what many churches have turned it into. Christians should be allowed to…

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ASHIEN, AN EXCEPTIONAL ICON, EPITOME OF SELFLESS SERVICE

Celebrating 70th birthday of any Nigerian at this period is a rare feat in a country where the life span of citizens hovers round 50 years of age. If we consider the environment and economic challenges facing us as a nation, we can then appreciate the foresight and wisdom of the organizers of the epochal birthday event to celebrate an icon and Publisher of Ika Weekly Newspaper, in the person of Mr. Steve Ekiri-Mekiriuwa Ashien. X-raying the life and activities of a very versatile, all-round, exceptional, multi-talented and broad-based character…

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TOP FUNCTIONARIES ATTEND PA OFUME BURIAL CEREMONY

It is a known fact that one day; the story of every man’s sojourn on earth must come to an end in death. In line with this, Alihami community in Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State on Friday, December, 22, 2017 witnessed an unprecedented turnout of top government functionaries and business moguls who gathered to pay their last respect to the community late octogenarian, Hon. Pa Jumbo Isaac Ofume as his remains were committed to mother earth. The well attended burial ceremony will remain evergreen for the…

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UNENDING FUEL CRISIS, SLAP ON OUR COLLECTIVE INTEREST

It’s been over three weeks of stressful, long and windy queues in petrol retail outlets as a result of the lingering fuel crisis at Agbor, environs and the nation at large over the purchase of petrol. What began like a child’s play with a litre of the commodity selling for N160 has now gone beyond the reach of most Nigerians particularly at this time of the year when the eagerness to travel and spend the yuletide with loved ones has become a tradition. It is no more news that the…

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