IKA ASSOCIATION CHICAGO CHAPTER PRESENTS PEWS

The President of Ika Association Chicago Chapter, U.S.A, under the aegis of Ika National Association U.S.A, Mrs. Anwili Nwarache on recently visited Central Hospital, Agbor, where they presented 20 new pews to the antenatal unit of the hospital, in addition to the others they have donated in the past. Mrs. Anwili, was accompanied by her husband, Mr. Nwarache, who is also a member of the Association and their facilitator in Ika land, Mr. Walter Agboje. Receiving their donations, the Zonal Medical Director Central Hospital, Dr. Nwabua Francis appreciated the group…

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BUSINESS HUB: ADESUWA TEGA PETERS ENTERPRISE

It is a popular saying that cleanliness is next to godliness. In this regards, this week on Business hub, we bring you an exclusive interview with the Manager of Adesuwa Tega Peters Enterprise, an enterprise that is in the business of keeping Ika North East and Ika South Local governments clea. May we meet you? I am Chief Enuji Peter, the manager of Adesuwa Tega Peter’s Enterprise, an enterprise that is in charge of sanitation and clearing of refuse dumps in Ika land. Tell us about Adesuwa Tega Peter’s Enterprise…

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TRAGEDY: 2 DEAD, MANY INJURED AS BUS FAILS BRAKE

There was tragedy on Tuesday 31st October, 2017 as an 18 seater commuter bus failed brake along old Lagos Asaba road, leaving many passerby injured and properties damaged. The tragic incident occurred when a bus failed brake from the Fidelity Bank section along the Old Lagos/Asaba road and while trying to steer the vehicle under control, the driver rammed into pedestrians from the Iregwa Street section also along Old Lagos/Asaba road, leaving them severely injured. After the incident, nine persons were rushed to the Central Hospital Agbor for medical attention.…

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FG UNVEILS IDP CAMP IN AGBOR, DELTA STATE

In a bid to respond to the safety of victims of natural disaster who are internally displaced in Delta state, the Federal Government has unveiled the IDP Camp; a state of the art complex at Alisimie community in Agbor.The project was constructed by Davoris Limited awarded in late 2015 through the efforts of the presidential committee on flood relief and rehabilitation co-chaired by Alhaji Aliko Dangote and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Abakoba. The committee on Monday, October 24, 2017 paid a schedule visit to the IDP Camp, with…

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THERE IS NO MONKEY POX IN AGBOR MEDICAL ZONE

As Ika residents panic over the news which sped up as wildfire last week that the dreaded virus, ‘Monkey Pox,’ has entered Agbor and Owa, the Zonal Medical Director in Agbor Medical Zone, Dr. Francis Nwabua has dispelled the report, saying that the virus is not in Agbor medical zone as nobody has been confirmed with the case. He disclosed this in a chat with Ika Weekly reporter at his office during the week to clarify the report. According to him, so far, there is no report of the virus…

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NORMALCY RETURNS TO SCHOOLS AFTER FALSE ALARM

Following the false alarm which caused pandemonium in Ika land, last week Wednesday 11th October 2017, Ika Weekly Newspaper reporters visited several schools in Agbor during the week to examine the extent of the effect of the false alarm on school activities. Excerpts from various schools visited below: Mrs. Rita Nnani, the head teacher of Success Kid School said that the rumour did not have many effects on school activities, because they have become aware that the false alarm was a mere rumour. Mrs. Nnani, however, said that due to…

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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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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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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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