GOVERNMENT SHOULD BE MORE INTERESTED IN WELL BEING OF THE PEOPLE – Uche Wilfred Ebu

Mr. Uche Wilfred Ebu is an Oza-Nogogo born businessman and entrepreneur who has carved a niche for himself in the haulage and logistics business. He is the Managing Director of RUV Nigeria Ltd, a Lagos based Haulage and Logistics firm and a staunch crusader for the development of his native Oza-nogogo and Ika land in general. In this Personality of the Week Interview, Mr. Ebu highlights the inherent impediments militating against the development of Ika land as well as proffers plausible solutions to these factors. He also takes us through…

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QUALITY AND SPEEDY EXECUTION OF ROAD PROJECTS

The commencement of any road construction project brings with it, relief and great expectations from the residents and people of the area. This is even more glaring where residents of such an area have had to endure many years of the dilapidated state of the road which most times, makes it rather difficult to access their homes and guarantees regular calls to the mechanic by motorcycle and car owners. However, this initial frenzy and excitement is often short lived, as reality dawns on them that the road construction contract which…

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MIDDLE AGED WOMAN HACKED TO DEATH BY SUSPECTED ASSASSINS

A middle-aged woman, a Health Assistant at the Central Hospital, Agbor, Mrs. Beatrice Oseji, nee Dele Ijeh has been murdered by suspected assassins. Mrs. Beatrice Oseji, who many described as a woman with a heart of gold met her untimely death at her residence along Egun Lane in Agbor on arrival from her night shift duty at the hospital on Monday, August 7, 2017. Speaking to Ika Weekly Newspaper, the brother of the deceased, Mr. Issac Ijeh said Mrs. Oseji was at his place three hours before her life was…

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NINE MEN DEFENDING CHAMPIONS CHELSEA BEATEN BY BURNLEY

9 men Chelsea were beaten by Burnley in a match to forget for the defending champions, at the Bridge. The game took a turn when Chelsea captain Garry Cahil was shown a straight red card in the 14th minute for a foul on Defour. Burnley took advantage of the dismal to go one up through a Vokes goal in the 24th minute, after Courtois failed to clear the lines Burnley doubled their lead 15 minutes later with a superb strike from Ward to compound the o9wes of the defending champions…

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ONU IKA NIGERIA SET TO HOLD ANNUAL OGWA IKA

The collective leadership and members of Onu Ika Nigeria is set to hold 2017 Ika Ethnic Gathering: Ogwa Ika and 15th Ika Ka Ma Annual lecture series and the presentation of Ika Dictionary come Saturday 19th August 2017. The event is slated to hold at the Odogun Palace Hall, Owa Royal Palace, Owa-Oyibu, Ika North East Local Government Area, Delta State by 10 am prompt. Dignitaries expected at the event are: His Excellency, Senator, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State as the Special Guest of Honour, His Royal Majesty,…

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The much awaited English Premier league season resumes today with  Arsenal taking on Liecester City. Who do you think will win the league, with the busy trabfer window and new siginhs by various clubs? Send in your presidictions

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REFLECTION: OUR CHILDREN: OUR GAIN OR OUR LOSS

Adolescence means growing up.The root word in Latin (adolescence) means “growing up” and figuratively, it is the period from puberty to maturity, roughly speaking, it includes, most prominently, the ‘teens’ years from 13 to 18 or 19, and perhaps a little beyond, depending on how rapidly the individual matures. They are called teenagers because their age numbers ends with ‘teen’. The adolescence age is a transition from childhood to adulthood. Adolescence is a period of great biological changes, as young bodies are made ready for reproduction. Adolescence is also a…

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DR NNAMDI AZIKIWE’S SPEECH ON THE THREAT BY THE NORTH TO SECEDE IN 1953.

NNAMDI AZIKIWE’S SPEECH In 1953 when Northern Nigerians were beginning to consider secession from the Nigerian colony that would soon be a nation, Nnamdi Azikiwe gave a speech before the caucus of his political party, the National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons (NCNC) in Yaba, Nigeria on May 12, 1953. That speech, while not disallowing secession, suggested that there would be grave consequences if the Northern region became an independent nation. I have invited you to attend this caucus because I would like you to make clear our stand…

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BREASTFEEDING PREVENTS BREAST CANCER, DIABETES IN MOTHERS SAYS UNICEF CHIEF

As the world celebrates Breast Feeding Week, parents have been advised to ensure adequate breastfeeding of their children as it helps to protect not only children against diseases but mothers against diabetes and cancer.The Chief Nutritionist of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Dr Stanley Nanama, gave the advice during the flag-off of World Breast Feeding Week held on Tuesday 1st August, 2017 with the theme ‘Sustaining breastfeeding together’. This year’s celebration of Breast Feeding Week coincided with the inauguration of Breastfeeding Advocacy Initiative (BAI). Dr. Nanama, who described the…

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