OKOBAHS GIVE THANKS TO GOD, HONOURED BY THE CHURCH

The family of Chief Dr. Barrister Chris Ebubedike Okobah and his lovely wife Dr. (Mrs.) Isioma Okobah, in company of their children, members of Medical Students Making a Difference, (MSMD) from America, family members, friends and well wishers, appeared before God in a thanksgiving service held at Saint Martin of Tours Catholic Church, Igbodo, in Ika North East LGA of Delta State. During the homily, Rev. Fr. Bernard Oleru (MSP), the parish priest of the church, spoke on the theme: “Count your blessings and remember God’s promises.” He took his…

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SIR G. E. KIFORDU MARKS DOUBLE CELEBRATION

There was cause for double celebration in the household of Sir. G. E. Kifordu as his children and grand children celebrated his 80th birthday and 50th wedding anniversary amidst pomp and pageantry. The double celebration kick started with a thanksgiving mass at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, DDPA, where friends, loved ones, wishers joined the celebrants to give thanks to God, and ended at Becca event center for a reception hosted by the celebrants’ children. Eulogizing the couple for attaining a milestone in their marriage, the Chairman of the…

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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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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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CARVIMIAL FITNESS CENTER HOLDS IKA FITNESS ROAD WALK

As the saying goes, health is wealth. With a view to achieving and maintaining a healthy life style in Ika land, Carvimial Fitness Center in partnership with Nigerian Road Safety Corps and Nigerian Police Force, Agbor, supported by Ika Weekly Newspaper embarked on a one day Ika Fitness Road Walk recently. The event which is the first of its kind attracted Ika residents from all works of like, men, women youths, including Officers of the Nigerian Police Force Agbor Division, led by the D.P.O, C.S.P Akintunde Oyeniran, Marshals of Federal…

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2017 MATERNAL NEWBORN CHILD HEALTH CARE WEEK

The State Primary Health Care Development Agency is to mark the 2017 Maternal Newborn Child Health Care Week (MNCHW), with a Flag off Ceremony of the 2nd Round of the Programme by Her Excellency Dame (Mrs.) Edith Okowa, on 15th December, 2017 at Oshimili South Arcade, Asaba, Delta State. Dr. (Mrs.) Isioma Theresa Okobah is the Chairman of Delta State Primary Health Care Development Agency.

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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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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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