PDP WILL DISGRACE APC COME 2019 – DESTINY EHIKWE

The immediate past councillor of ward six, Hon. Destiny Ehikwe and other youths of Owa-Ekei Community in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State have promised to deliver His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and all candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State with their 100 percent votes across board. Hon. Destiny Ehikwe gave this assurance while addressing some PDP members in ward six which comprises Owa-Alizomor, Owa-Ekei and Owa-Ofie communities recently. Speaking, Hon. Ehikwe who is an astute politician and youth mobilizer under the…

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FATHER OF THREE ELECTROCUTED NOT OUR STAFF – BEDC

A 36 year old father of three children and a supposed staff of Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC Agbor Unit, Mr. Monday Onyero Eborh from Idumuesah Community in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State, was electrocuted on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Jolly Street, within powerline axis off Owanta-Aliosimi Road.   Ika Weekly reporter gathered that “Onyero” as he is fondly called, left his home which is situated along the power line axis in Boji Boji Owa at about 11am on that fateful day for a place…

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EMUHU COMMUNITY FULLY PART OF AGBOR KINGDOM – Prof. Alika

Professor Joseph E. Alika, is an indigene of Emuhu community in Ika South LGA of Delta state a seasoned educationalist, a politician and a community leader. Through dint of hardwork and academic excellence, he actualized his dream of becoming a professor at the age of 46. The academic don strongly believes that the University as a citadel of learning is a place for knowledge, for wealth creation and sustainable development. The former Assistant Chief Research Officer with the Rubber Research Institute Benin city,  is a strong advocate of human capital…

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BANTERS IN LAGOS, POVERTY AND DISEASE IN THE NIGER DELTA

The Eko Convention Centre, Lagos, venue of the meeting was lavishly decorated to impress, and it did impressed. The participants were corporately kitted; men and women alike. All seated in such a manner that could be mistaken for, fresh law graduates being called to the Nigerian Bar or shareholders on Annual General Meeting (AGM). They listened to the various speakers with disciplined attention and said little; with exchange of banters/pleasantries coming at intervals. Certainly, it  was neither a meeting  of  lawyers nor  shareholders but a collection of chief executives and…

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ASHIEN: THE Thomas Edison OF IKA LAND- Omilo

To begin with, Thomas Edison was the one who invented the electricity bulb many years ago while Stephen Ashien is the publisher of Ika Weekly Newspaper. In order to fully appreciate the relationship between these men, it is important to take a very brief study tour of the story behind them. ASHIEN, AN EXCEPTIONAL ICON, EPITOME OF SELFLESS SERVICE Edison was one of the early millionaires from the United States of America. His formal education stopped at primary three. As a matter of fact, he learnt how to read and…

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WILL RATHER DIE THAN FAIL TO DELIVER OKOWA IN 2019 – Hilary Ibude

A former chairman of Ika South Local Government, Hon Hilary Fada Ibude, has said that he would rather take poison and die than fail to deliver in Okowa re-election bid in 2019. Hon. Ibude who presently is a Special Assistant to the Governor of Delta State on Security, stated this recently at Agbor while addressing unit co-ordinators and members of TEAM SMART. According to the former council boss and Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Chieftain, “Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has done well in all sectors of governance. Okowa has performed more than…

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DEIN RECEIVES IKA SOUTH CHAIRMAN, BARR. OKOH IN HIS PALACE

His Royal Majesty, Dr. Benjamin Ikenchukwu Keagborekuzi 1, Dein of Agbor kingdom on Thursday 15th February 2018 received the Chairman of Ika South Local Government Area, Hon. Barr. Victor Okoh, his Vice Hon. Mrs. Patience Agboma, Councilors and senior staff of the Council in his palace. The Courtesy visit also served as a familiarization visit between the Dein and the new executives of the Local Government. Hon. Okoh said the visit was necessary to familiarize, seek the support and corporation of Dein, so they can work together to take Ika…

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A BETTER IKA IS WHAT WE NEED – Immaculate Igweh

Igweh Okah Immaculate was born of the 27th day of May, 1992 into the family of Mr.  & Mrs. James Igweh Eboh of Aliohen Quarters in Udomi, Abavo, Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State. Igweh began his primary education at Nkwor Primary School, Udomi Abavo in 1997 and later moved to Aliohen Primary School in 2001, the year the school was founded. There, he sat for Primary School Leaving Certificate Examination in 2002 to become one of the pioneer pupils to graduate from the school. While in primary…

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MEASLES VACCINATION CAMPAIGN COMMENCES SOON

The Chairman of Delta State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr. (Mrs.) Isioma Okobah has recently stated that the measles vaccination campaign will be flagged off in Oleh, Isoko LGA, by the State Governor on Wednesday February 28, 2018. The State Primary Health Care Chairman also disclosed that the Measles Vaccination campaign will commence throughout Delta State on Thursday March 1, 2018 to Tuesday March 13, 2018. Continuing, Dr. (Mrs.) Isioma Okobah, who also doubles as the Executive Assistant on E-Health Programme to His Excellency, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, the…

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WE WILL SUPPORT SEBASTINE TO GAIN VICTORY – OTELE

Ahead of the 2019 general election, a political stalwart and indigene of Agbor kingdom, Mr. Louis Otele, has vowed that himself and his group identified as Sebastian Ambassadors, will give the needed support for the Umenede born philanthropist and organizer of the popular Ika Carnival, Mr. Sebastine Okoh, to achieve his House of Representative ambition.IKA CARNIVAL: SEBASTINE OKOH SPEAKS AT LAST Mr. Otele stated this while speaking to journalists in Agbor during the week ahead of a spectacular program fixed to unveil the biography of Mr. Okoh. He explained that…

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