DR. CAIRO OJOUGBOH, A PATHOLOGICAL LIAR – Jude Onya

Mr. Jude Onya is a Project Management expert, an administrator turned technocrat on political matters born into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Onya in Ekuku-Agbor community of Agbor kingdom, head-quarters of Ika South Local government area of Delta State. Armed with his flamboyant resume, from the political point, Mr. Onya was the former Special Assistant on Political Matters to former Governor of Delta State, Chief Dr. James Onanefe Ibori in 2002-2004. From 2004 to 2007, he was the State Youth Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) while from…

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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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DR. OKOWA IS TO THE PEOPLE WHAT THE PEOPLE ARE TO OKOWA

BY EGWU NWACHUKWU The quintessential example of leadership hovers very much around populist; the zeal and the will to meet the people, original owners of the power being wielded, at the very point of their needs. Populism holds the prospect of readdressing the wrongs of the influential elite who exploit the rights and powers of the ordinary people and supporting the struggle to overcome this. This was the philosophical orientation of Awolowo who bestrode Western Nigeria Politics post-independence as a celebrated colossus. His Excellency Dr. Ifeanyichukwu Okowa is indeed to…

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SAVING IKA LANGUAGE THROUGH IKA DICTIONARY

Ika language is the language spoken by the people of Ika ethnic nationality who are found in the Ika Federal Constituency which is made up of Ika North East and Ika South LGAs of Delta State. All the eleven autonomous kingdoms namely; Abavo, Agbor, Akumazi, Mbiri, Idumuesah, Igbodo, Otolokpo, Owa, Umunede, Ute-Ogbeje and Ute-Okpu within the Ika ethnic nationality speak the Ika language. Over time, the usage of the Ika language has experienced a very sharp decline, especially amongst the present generation of youths, partly due to modernization and the…

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HON.VICTOR NWOKOLO SETS BENCHMARK IN EFFECTIVE REPRESENTATION

In a democratic government such as Nigeria, leadership derives its power from the mandate of the people who ideally set the tasks and appoint an elected few to implement the set tasks on their behalf. This therefore, means that fostering positive change for the good of the electorates based on inherently acceptable values that characterize effective representation from the leaders is paramount thus, encouraging inclusion in all aspects and bridges the gap between the leaders and the led. Given the pedigree of Hon. (Barr.) Victor Nwokolo, the man whose target…

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