AGBOR GHA-IHUN APPREHENDS SUSPECTED HOUSE BURGLAR

Members of Agbor Gha-Ihun security outfit in Agbor Kingdom have once again taken a step in ensuring a crime free society by apprehending a suspected house burgler who is said to be among the hoodlums terrorizing residents of Ihogbe community in Ime-Obi and its environs. The suspected house burglar who identified himself as Ogorchukwu Eluokwu (28) from Alihagwu Community, Agbor, allegedly burgled a residential building belonging to a retired Deputy Superintendent of Police, Mr. Benjamin Onyemechi, located at a new layout adjacent to James Hope College, Agbor at the wee…

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OBUH HARPS ON UNITY AMONG PDP MEMBERS IN WARD 6

A community leader and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chieftain in Delta State, Sir Tony Obuh, has called on members of the party in Ward 6,Ika South local government to promote peace and unity in the ward, stressing that the party will achieve more if her members are working in unity. Sir Obuh who stated this while addressing an enlarged crowd of Ward 6 PDP faithful at Agbor-Nta on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, said the place of unity in any organization or party can never be undermined; hence, he appealed to…

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OUR LADY OF APOSTLES SISTERS CELEBRATE ANNIVERSARY

The Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Apostles (OLA), Province of Nigeria celebrated her 25th and 50th anniversary of Religious profession recently at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Agbor Delta State, amidst renewal of vows, joy, happiness and thanksgiving for the journey so far. The ceremony which was graced by family members, friends, and religious congregation of the Sisters had Most Rev. Michael Odogwu Elue, Bishop of Issele-Uku as the Chief celebrant. The celebrants Rev. Sr. Rosita Nobis celebrating her 50th year, and Rev. Sisters Victoria Zirra, Monica Mafiana,…

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STOP HEATING UP THE POLITY OVER HOUSE OF REP. SLOT

The Special Assistant to the Executive Governor of Delta State on Community Relations and also the Convener of The Bridge Builders, Mr. Peter Idion has charged politicians in Ika South local government to clamp down on their clamor for the position of House of Representative slot, in order to avoid heating up the polity in the local government. Giving the charge, the convener of the apex pressure group and also a P.D.P stalwart at the local government advised the people of Ika South to tread cautiously in their clamor for…

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I WANT THE MANDATE – HON. MRS. CORDILIA ANYANGWU

HON. MRS. CORDILIA ANYANGWU is a renowned politician and grassroots mobilizer from Abavo in Ika South Local Government Area. An evangelist and philanthropist immensely contributing to the development of her native Abavo and Ika South generally, Hon. Cordilia has indeed endeared herself in the hearts of her supporters and admirers. In this personality of the week interview, she takes us through her experiences in the political terrain of Ika South and Delta State and outlines her plans of impacting positively on the lives of Ika South people if given the…

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AGBOR OPINION LEAGUE MEETS WITH IKA SOUTH EXECUTIVE

Sequel to the controversy which brewed bitter quarrel amongst the executive and legislative arms of Ika South Local Government Council over the Memorandum of Understanding for the purposed shopping mall and Ultra modern Market worth N 1.2 billion in the area which was signed between the council executive and an Abuja based firm, Alpha Beta Facility Management Technology Limited, a non-political socio-cultural group of Agbor Kingdom known as Agbor Opinion League has met with the council to resolve the crisis. The meeting was held on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at…

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HOODLUMS RAID IKA SOUTH COUNCIL SECRETARIAT

Fear has gripped the officials of Ika South Local Government Council following the alleged raid on the Ika South Council Secretariat by yet to be identified hoodlums. Ika Weekly Newspaper reporters gathered that the hoodlums burgled virtually all the offices to while that of the Chairman and the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE). According to a source, the incident occurred at about 3am on Sunday, August 27, 2017 saying that the hoodlums gained entrance through the fence surrounding the Ika South Council Secretariat that was low. The source…

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THE NEED FOR ABOLISHMENT OF CONTRACTORS AS IGR COLLECTORS

Local Governments as a tier of government, outside the Statutory Allocation from the Federation Accounts and Grants, derive their revenue internally in form of rates, levies and fines imposed on properties, individuals and businesses in their domains. In Ika land, there is no gainsaying that the Internally Generated Revenue(IGR) drive by the Ika South and Ika North East Local Government Councils is highly inefficient and this poses a cog in the wheel to the smooth running of the local government councils, especially at these times of dwindling allocations from the…

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