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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UNPAID LG WORKERS SALARY: PDP WILL LOSE TO APC IF…

When a fly is selfish, arrogant, high minded and does not listen to advice, it will surely follow the corpse into the grave; that is exactly what will happen to Ika South and Ika North East LGAs if the two Chairmen go on to take the proposed N17million car loan to be repaid with money generated from Internally Generated Revenue, instead of paying their workers’ outstanding salaries, especially Ika South workers for 10 months. How can a good leader watch his workers who elected him to occupy the seat be…

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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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UNPAID SALARIES: A BITTER PILL FOR LG WORKERS TO SWALLOW

With the resumption of schools for the 2017/2018 academic session and the yuletide season fast approaching one wonders how workers that are being owed several months backlog of salaries can cope with taking care of themselves, and their children’s education requirements, such as the payment of school fees and the provision of text books and writing materials for them in order to enhance the effective teaching and learning of the pupils and students, knowing that today’s readers are tomorrow’s leaders; which also point to the fact that the youths of…

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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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ACQUISITION OF N17M CARS BY COUNCIL CHAIRMEN- MISPLACEMENT OF PRIORITY

There has been public outcry over the alleged acquisition of 17 million naira exotic cars by the 25 local council chairmen in Delta State. This uproar gained more fuel when the chairman of Oshimilli South Local Government Council, who doubles as the Vice Chairman, Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Delta State Chapter, Hon. Barr. Chux Obusom disclosed during an interview with pressmen recently, that the Council Chairmen went into a contract with a car dealer to supply Toyota Camry saloon cars at an estimated cost of 17 million…

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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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OROGODO RIVER NOW IN A WORSE STATE –Residents

Ika residents, especially those who ply their trade around the so much talked about Orogodo river have decried the present state of the river, describing it as being worse than it was before the supposed dredging or desilting carried out on the Orogodo river by the Ministry of Environment a months ago.

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SUSPECTED KILLER OF LATE LUCKY NWAKI, EZE MIKE NABBED

The prime suspect of the alleged murder of Mr. Lucky Nwaki, a 40 years old father of five children in Agbor reported in last week’s edition of Ika Weekly Newspaper has been arrested. The suspect Eze Mike also known as Ololo who was said to have eloped after committing the heinous crime was arrested on Monday, August 14, 2017 in Agbor by members of Nigeria Police Force who acted on a tip off. According to a source, Ololo confessed that they were two among the members of the group that…

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PETITION: HON. FRED OFUME INSPECTS EXCAVATION SITE

The Chairman, Ika South Local Government Area, Hon. Fred Ofume embarked on a second inspection of an excavation site along Charles street by the Express, accompanied by the H.O.D on Environment, Ika South Council Mr. Eki, and other Council Staff on Monday 31st July 2017 in respect of a petition file by One Mr. Ekiegini Omaghe, against one Mr. Amaechi Igumbor, Chairman, National Union of Road Transport, Workers (N.U.R.T.W) Agbor branch on the excavation of a steeply landed property belonging to Mr. Amaechi Igumbor, who intends to build a motor…

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