OKOWA WILL BE CELEBRATED IF HE UNITES IKA NATION SAYS ASHIEN

Mr. Steve Ekiri-Mekiriuwa Ashien is the Publisher of Ika Weekly Newspaper, a community newspaper in Agbor, Delta State, which has weathered through enormous challenges and has now emerged as a virile and reliable source of news within the two local governments of Ika Nation; Ika South and Ika Northeast Local Government Areas respectively. After the formal celebration of his 70th birthday, Mr. Williams Eghebi and Anita Aleh, cornered him for a chat. What was intended to be a very short encounter, turned out robust and insightful. Congrats on your birthday anniversary,…

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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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I HAVE ALWAYS HAD THE URGE TO CREATE EMPLOYMENT- Ashien

Human existence and sojourn on earth is primarily accentuated with a lot of uncertainties. That is why from the day a man is born, he starts going through the crucibles of life, confronting the vicissitudes that are permanent features of life’s journey. Many people allow themselves to be overwhelmed and defeated, while some others refuse to give in, and in the process become a part of those rare individuals who have helped to shape their immediate environments and the world at large. It is with the above statement in mind,…

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LG POLLS CANDIDATES PROFILE: BARR. VICTOR OKOH

With January 6th 2018, the day that has been set aside to elect a new set of executive at the Local Government level is fast approaching; many have indicated interest to serve their local government in various capacities.This week, Ika Weekly Newspaper brings you a profile of one of the candidates seeking to represent the people of Ika South at the Local Government Council as Chairman under the platform of the PDP, in the person of Barrister Victor Okoh. Who is Victor Okoh? Barr. Victor Okoh was born into the…

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THERE IS NOTHING AS GOOD AS ODINALI (TRADITION) PART 2

Tonna Okei,what are your philosophies of life? “Injustice to one is injustice to all” – Martin Luther King. I am also guided by another quote by Martin Luther King that says “The greatest place in hell is reserved for those who say nothing at great moral times”. I build my philosophy around this quote, “when they came for the Jews I said nothing because I was not a Jew, they came for the socialists again I said nothing because I was not one of them, but when they came for…

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THERE IS NOTHING AS GOOD AS ODINALI (TRADITION)-TONNA OKEI

Our personality of the week is Mr. Tonna Okei, from Ekuku-Agbor, based abroad. He has continually hoisted the flag of Africa, Nigeria Ika land and Ekuku- Agbor high at his base in South Carolina, United States of America. Mr. Tonna Okei is a lover of tradition and culture. He recently hosted the biggest Nigeria Independence program in South Carolina, USA which had the big wigs of South Carolina in attendance. His daughter was also recently elected as the student union leader at a prestigious University in the Manchester, England. Mr.…

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IKA VILLAGE SQUARE CELEBRATES DR. (MRS) ISIOMA OKOBAH

Ika Village Square (IVS), a Social cultural Organization, comprising the eleven clans of Ika land, with the aim of working with the state government in developing the various communities within Ika nation on Sunday November 12, 2017, celebrated Dr. (Mrs.) Isioma Okobah. According to the Press Release by Engr. Tony Emeke Odoe, on behalf of Ika Village Square organization stated that in line with the notice from the leadership to the general forum that; an Ika person will be selected from time to time to be celebrated, hence the leadership…

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APC TO WIN NEXT COUNCIL ELECTION IN IKA NORTH EAST -Ngwokor

An All Progressives Congress, APC, aspirant in the forthcoming Council Chairmanship election in Ika North East Local Government Area, Delta State, Engr. Ngwokor Teddy Jackson, has said that APC will win the election. Engr. Ngwokor stated this during the week, in an exclusive interview with an Ika Weekly Newspaper reporter. The Umunede born Petroleum and Gas Engineer said that he is in the race not to amass wealth but, to better the lives of the people of Ika North East. According to him, “I am in the Chairmanship race in…

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“I WILL DO MY BEST TO MAKE IKA SOUTH BETTER ”-Barry Eka

Barry Eka is a young, vibrant and visionary politician and one of the many aspirants vying for the soul of Ika South Local Government Council. A Real Estate Valuer by profession and owner of Barry Eka Consultants, a Real Estate firm located in Port-Harcourt, Barry Eka in this Personality of the Week interview, unveils some of his plans for transforming Ika South Local Government area and why he thinks he is the most suitable candidate for the Chairmanship position in Ika South. MAY WE MEET YOU? I am Mr. Barry…

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I STARTED MAKING MONEY FROM FOOTBALL IN CLASS III-NKEKI

Mr. Lucky Sunday Nkeki is an ex-international football player born into the family of late Mr. Sunny Nkeki on July I, 1969 from Idumu-Ebo Quarters of Owa-Alero community in Ika NorthEast Local Government Area of Delta State

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