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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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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LG POLL: IKA SOUTH PDP ELECTS CHAIRMANSHIP CANDIDATE

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ika South chapter has elected her chairmanship candidate ahead of the Local government election. The election of the candidate was made through a consensus by the party leaders held at the party secretariat recently. It had a renowned legal Luminary, from Ward 11 in Abavo Kingdom, Barr. Victor Okoh, as the Party Chairmanship candidate with 43 votes out of the total number of 72 votes cast by the leaders, LGA executive and stakeholders from the various wards and local government at large. The voting was held…

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POLICE: PREVENTING KIDNAPPING – D.P.O. AGBOR

In a chat with newsmen recently, C.S.P. Akintunde Oyeniran, the Divisional Police Officer, Agbor Police Divisional Headquarter, disclosed some tips on how to prevent kidnapping in Ika land and how to forestall robbery incidence within the Ember period. According to C.S.P Akintunde Oyeniran, residents of Ika land should take personal security issues serious as relate with the recent kidnapping trend within the area, saying, “I want people to observe these few tips so that they will be able as much as possible to avoid being kidnapped”. He enumerated the tips…

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MAMMOTH CROWD AS BRIDGE BUILDERS HOLD PRAYER SESSION

No fewer than one thousand persons converged at Pace Hotel Agbor on Monday 18th September 2017, for a prayer session for the governor of Delta State, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi .A. Okowa, his executives and other political office holders in Ika land, organized by The Bridge Builders, under the auspices of the Peoples Democratic Party (P.D.P) Ika South Local Government Area, Agbor. The mammoth crowd comprising men, women, youths, clergy men, physically challenged, and all lovers of Okowa was filled with, worship, praises, dancing, prayers, testimonies and thanksgiving to God for…

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COUNCILORSHIP ASPIRANT ONYEKA ONYIBE LISTS PRIORITIES

A councilorship aspirant for the upcoming local government election under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in ward 1 constituency of Ika South Local government area, Onyeka Onyibe, has promised to give effective representation if elected to represent the ward at the legislative arm of the local government council. Onyibe popularly known as Bob made the promise while listing his priorities of his intentions to serve the peoples mandate as councilor during the Ward general meeting held last week. He said he is on a mission to actualize developmental…

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MYSTERIOUS FIRE GUTS A PETTY TRADER ’S HOUSE

A mysterious fire whose source was untraceable has left a petty trader Mrs. Ade Abigail desolate and helpless. The incident which took place at her residence at Carter Street by Emordi Street at about 2pm on Tuesday 19th September 2017 with no trace to the source destroyed properties worth Thousands of Naira. Narrating her ordeal, Mrs. Ade said, “I was in the market when I got a call that my house was on fire, I can’t explain, I don’t know what happened and I am short of words. Nothing was…

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