CELEBRATION GALORE AS PROF P.C EGBON BURIES MUM

It was a celebration of life well spent as Prof P.C Egbon buried his mum, Late Ezinne Juliana Ifeanyichukwu Egbon [Nee Offor] on Saturday, 28th October 2017 at Akumazi- Umuocha, Delta State. Late Ezinne Ifeanyichukwu who died at the age of 86 was laid to rest at Prof P.C. Egbon’s residence, after the funeral service at St. Michael’s Anglican Church, Akumazi- Umuocha,Ika North East Local Government Area, Delta State. Giving his homily on the theme: “God is keeping record”, during the funeral service, Ven. Ezekiel .C. Ugbotor [DSP] said “Ezinne…

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TWIN BABIES DEDICATED AFTER 15YEARS CHILDLESSNESS

Celebration was the order of the day as Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Nnenu dedicated their set of twins babies, (a boy and a girl) at Divine Freedom Church of Christ, Agbor-Obi, on Sunday 29th Oct 2017, after 15 years of childlessness. Telling her story of her story of childlessness in tears to the joyful congregation of Divine Freedom Church of Christ, Mrs. Ogechukwu Nnenu said she got married in 2002 in Onitsha, gave birth in the same year but lost the child, and since that time, she did not take…

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LEGACY COOPERATIVE SOCIETY HOLDS MAIDEN MEETING

Legacy farmers and traders cooperative society, recently held her maiden meeting at Stephen Okoh Memorial Community Health Centre, Ndobu Igbodo, Ika North East LGA of Delta State. In a telephone conversation from the United States of America (USA), during the meeting, Dr. (Mrs.) Isioma Okoba, informed participants at the meeting that the legacy farmers and traders cooperative society, is a cooperative under the Okowa Legacy Group, which acts as a means to augment the SMART AGENDA programme of His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, through economic empowerment of youths, women…

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UTE-OGBEJE MONARCH CELEBRATES NEW YAM FESTIVAL

It was a wonderful celebration, on Sunday October 15, 2017, when His Royal Majesty Obi Gabriel C. Jikeme 1 Agbogidi (JP), the Obi of Ute-Ogbeje Kingdom, in Ika North East LGA of Delta State, celebrated his new yam festival. The event which was the grand finale of the New Yam celebration in the kingdom, with the Chiefs and members of the community having celebrated theirs on the 4th of October 2017, is an annual celebration to thank God for a successful farming season and to signal the commencement of the…

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AGBOR ALIDINMA MARKS NEW YAM FESTIVAL AMIDST FUNFAIR

Joy and excitement pervaded the air last week Saturday when the people of Agbor-Alidinma joined their revered monarch, the Dein of Agbor Kingdom to mark the New Yam Festival. The festival as observed in the community was held amidst funfair and adorned with cultural display by indigenes of the community. Ika Weekly reporters gathered that the community holds the yam in high esteem, hence, the reverence it accords the crop. It was therefore a moment of joy when the indigenes of the community at home and in Diaspora as well…

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IKA LAND WILL SOON BE A NOLLYWOOD TOWN—Comrade Edoki

The National President of Nollywood Golden Awards, and an indigence of Agbor, Comrade Percy Monday Edoki, has envisaged that Ika land will in no distant time become a Nollywood town. Comr. Edoki stated this recently when Top Nigeria Nollywood Stars and actresses from Benin Republic and Cameroun stormed Agbor, Headquarters of Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State to participate in the long awaited Nollywood Golden Awards and Lectures held at Ika National Hall, Agbor. The event sponsored by Calvary Evangelical Films Outreach (CEFO) was greeted with joy particularly…

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STATE SCHOOL OF NURSING HOLDS 28TH JOINT MATRICULATION

The joy of students, matriculating students, parents, and guardians knows no bounds on Friday 13th October, 2017 as the State School of Nursing Agbor, Delta State held her 28th matriculation ceremony. The event was chaired by Dr. Emmanuel Tibi, former Provost of College of Education Agbor. One hundred and twenty five (125) student Nurses, comprising two sets of Post Basic students totaling 29, and two sets of basic students totaling 86, matriculated amidst cheers and congratulatory messages to the school authority and matriculating students alike. Speaking, Dr. Tibi said the…

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OKOBAH POWERS OKOWA LEGACY GROUP

A pressure group known as Okowa Legacy Group, with the main aim of highlighting and showcasing the activities and achievements of His Excellency Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the governor of Delta State to the country through creating awareness in the print, electronic and social media platform, was inaugurated at Igbodo, Ika North East LGA of Delta State, on Wednesday October 4, 2017, by the Dr.(Mrs.) Isioma Okobah Foundation. Peoples Democratic Party faithful in Ika North East LGA came out in large number for the inauguration ceremony. In a brief remark,…

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SR. OKONYE MARKS 25 YEARS OF RELIGIOUS PROFESSION

There was great joy and dancing at St. Dominic Catholic Church Otolokpo on Sunday 8th October 2017 as Sister Bridget Okonye gave thanks to God for her 25 years of religious profession amidst jubilation. Rev. Sr. Bridget Okonye an Otolokpo born Sr. who celebrated her 25th year of religious profession on the 1st of September 2017, at St. Johns the Baptist Catholic Church, Agbor, Delta State was all joy as family members, friends, well wishers and the entire congregation joined her in a Thanksgiving Mass at Otolokpo. In his homily…

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PROPHET IGBODO DONATES TO PATIENTS AT UWEIFO, EWURU

The General Overseer, Divine Faith Evangelical Mission International, Proprietor Job Orphanage Home and Proprietor St. Stephen Trust Widows Home, all in Agbor, Ika south LGA of Delta state, Prophet Joseph Igbodo, has donated food items to the patients of Uweifo Orthopedic Nursing Home, Ewuru, Agbor. The Prophet of God also extended his philanthropic gesture to members of Uweifo Community, for their commitments in taking care of both the patients and the Orthopaedic Home effectively. Prophet Igbodo, who visited the Nursing home recently, was accompanied by some of his Pastors and…

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