NGWOKOR VIES FOR IKA N/EAST COUNCIL CHAIRMANSHIP SEAT

Engr. Jackson Teddy Ngwokor, has declared his intention to vie for Ika North East Local Government Council chairmanship seat under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The Umunede born businessman cum politician, made his intention known to the public last Saturday, when he met with the APC members in the local government at the party’s Secretariat in Boji-Boji, Owa. According to Ngwokor, “I have come to tell our good people of Ika North East Local Government that I have joined the race for the chairmanship seat in our…

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NIGERIA`S DOUBTFUL AGE AND JIM OVIA`S GLOBAL EXPLOITS

By Augustine Omilo One of the most popular debates in Nigeria today is whether or not the country has done well as a nation at 57. While some agree that we have made progress, others are quick to state that we are a failed nation. As the debate continues, many people are of the pinion that for the nation to make real advancement, it has to be restructured along regional lines and possibly return to the federal system of government as it was in 1960. Before delving into the merits…

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WE ARE PROACTIVELY IMPROVING OUR NETWORK- BEDC, Nwadei

The Business Manager of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), Mr. Curtis Nwadei, in an interactive session recently with newsmen, stated that the management and staff of the company are already proactively improving their network with a view to satisfying their customers during the yuletide season. The Business Manager, who is in charge of the Agbor unit at Uromi Junction, gave the hint, while informing the public on the measures taken by the establishment in order to sustain the current stability of power supply within Boji Boji Metropolis and environs…

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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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DIGITAL GAMING SYSTEMS LTD TO LAUNCH DELTA STATE LOTTERY

We are proud to introduce to our readers; THE BUSINESS HUB this week. In this maiden edition, we feature the COMPANY OF THE WEEK, bringing you full profile/activities of DIGITAL GAMING SYSTEMS LIMITED, a privately owned company setting up and running DELTA STATE LOTTERY, in a public/private partnership with Delta State Government. The lottery is set to commence operation on 27th October, 2017. In this exclusive interview with the Managing Director/CEO, Chief Kenneth Iwelumo and the COO, Mr. Ena Ofugara both of Digital Gaming Systems Limited, we bring you detailed…

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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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CHANNELING OF WATER TO AGBOR; CHUKY DANDY VISITS SITE

The member representing Ika South Constituency at the Delta State House of Assembly and Chairman, House Committee on Commerce and Industry, Hon. Festus Chukwuyem Okoh also known as Chuky Dandy has made inquiry on why the management of Hi-Tech Construction Company handling the on-going dualization of Old Lagos /Asaba Road has been channeling water into the drainage system along the Agbor side of the road project. He made the move for clarity on Monday, October 9, 2017 following the complaints by residents of Dr. Whyte Street Agbor who were complaining…

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IKA WEEKLY NEWSPAPER STAFF UNDERGO REFRESHER COURSE

In a quest to serve Ika land better, the management and staff of Ika Weekly Newspaper recently underwent a two day refresher course in order to improve on their core motive, which is to bridging the information gap. Facilitating the two-day course, Dr. Ben Nwanne, a seasoned journalist and an Associate Professor of the Department of Mass Communication, Delta State University,Abraka and the author of the book Essentials of News Reporting and Writing, stated that journalism is one of the professions where excellence counts. The lecture which took place at…

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PANDEMONIUM IN IKA LAND OVER MILITARY VACCINATION RUMOUR

There was pandemonium in Ika land in the early hours of Wednesday 11th October 2017 owing to a wild spread rumour of Military men invading schools in Delta State to inject pupils and students to death. The rumour which hit Ika Land in full force caused chaotic movements as parents and guardians rushed to various schools in Ika land, some parents were seen in their large numbers besieging school gates for schools that refused to open up their gates, while some others were seen on the streets going home with…

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OJOUGBOH’S LIES WON’T DISTRACT OKOWA -Charles Aniagwu

Following allegations labeled by Chief Dr. Cairo Ojougboh against the Delta State Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa of running the budget not passed by the State House of Assembly, Mr. Charles Aniagwu has said that Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa will not be distracted by Dr. Ojougboh’s lies. Speaking Mr. Aniagwu said they are very much aware that as the 2019 Polls draw near, the likes of Cairo Ojougboh who obviously are intimidated by the modest achievement of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa even in the midst of national recession would resort to outright…

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