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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THE POSITION OF IKA ETHNIC NATIONALITY ON RESTRUCTURING

All Progressive Congress (APC) Committee on True Federalism.From Onu Ika Nigeria. (The mouthpiece of Ika Ethnic Nationality) THE POSITION OF IKA ETHNIC NATIONALITY ON RESTRUCTURING OF NIGERIA. INTRODUCTION: We write in response to All Progressive Congress (APC) Party call for memoranda on the issues of True Federalism, restructuring, devolution of powers, derivation principle, federating units, land tenure etc. Who are we? The socio-cultural group, Onu Ika Nigeria is the mouthpiece of Ika ethnic nationality which covers eleven (11) Kingdoms each of which is a sub-cultural unit and an historical entity…

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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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OIL DISCOVERY BROUGHT CURSES TO NIGERIA—Engr. Ukpere

Engr. Monday Mark Ukpere, is an international business man based in Germany, an indigene of Aliokpu Community in Ika South LGA of Delta State. His quest in bringing developmental training programmes to Ika land is based on his exposure and discoveries of various developmental programmes in the Western World; hence the need to create a platform that will encourage people to look for ways to build up careers that will give Ika indigenes and Nigerians the positive publicity that we have been asking for over the years. Engr. Monday Ukpere…

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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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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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I AM THE NEW POLITICAL LEADER OF IKA SOUTH – MR. TONY ALIKA

Mr. Tony Alika is an American based professional Engineer, businessman, motivational speaker and philanthropist who has made an indelible mark towards the growth of Ika nation, especially in Ika South. In this explosive and no holds barred personality of the week interview, the fire brand grassroot politician passionately x-rays the state of politics in Ika South, while giving a scorecard of the various political leaders in Ika land and advocates the need for a change in status-quo and youths involvement in politics Excerpts IT’S A PLEASURE MEETING YOUR SIR, COULD…

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TRIBUTES AS SIR SAMUEL FORTUNE EBIE IS LAID TO REST

The remains of an icon, Sir Samuel Fortune Ebie was on Friday 13th July laid to rest amidst eulogies, encomiums and praises from associates, colleagues, Ika indigenes and the Delta State Government. The funeral service which was held at the Cathedral Church of St. John, (Anglican Communion), Agbor saw dignitaries and people from works of life come to pay their last respect to the departed icon of Ika land. Speaking at the service, Rt. Revd. (Dr.) Peter I. Onekpe, the Bishop of Ika Diocese, Anglican-Communion, admonished political office holders to…

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“LIFE IS NOTHING, BUT GIVE AND TAKE”- Chief Sonwu Andrew Ifeanyi (Iron-gate)

  Chief Sonwu Andrew Ifeanyi  is renowned and accomplished educationist whose outstanding contribution towards the development of education in Delta State earned him the prestigious award of “Best School Principal in Delta State,” in 2007. Presently retired, Chief Sonwu now engages in full time agriculture and is in the forefront of promoting a cleaner and more sanitary Ika land through his campaign for the introduction of the Environmental Cleanliness experiment which saw his native Ute-Ogbeje community emerge as the cleanest community in Delta State. In this interview, Chief Sonwu, also…

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JULY 18: REMEMBERING THE LIFE AND TIMES OF NELSON MADELA

In November, 2009, the UN General Assembly unanimously voted to commemorate the lifetime service of Dr. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. This affirmation stipulates that the birthday, July, 18, of the South African anti-apartheid activist and philanthropist be celebrated yearly. This day was thus named Nelson Mandela International Day. It was motivated by the achievement of the former South African President towards peace and freedom. The day is a reminder for everyone to take action towards making our community a better place. Nelson Mandela cut his activism teeth as an undergraduate though…

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