BE WISE: VOTE WISELY DO NOT SELL YOUR VOTES

Since the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission released the local council election time-table for next year election, politicians of various shades and colours who are eager to be on the saddle of leadership at the third tier of government have been employing different means of communication to reach and convince unsuspecting hearts and minds of people to cast their votes for them. It is on record that during, and before elections, most politicians can best be described as accessible and reachable through telephone and personally, as they play with emotions…

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OWA-EKEI COMMUNITY BOILS OVER COMMUNAL LAND CRISIS

The owners of the land at Ekwu-Efume, Owa- Ekei Community in Ika North East Local Government Area on Saturday, November 18, 2017 held a peaceful protest against the forceful acquisition of their land, describing the act as unjust. The protest was as a result of the detention of the new chairman, land owners at Ekwu-Efume, Mrs. Amechi Nyemnkem nee Melekwe, and the Secretary, Simeon Ogbute on Friday November 17, 2017 at Owa-Oyibu Divisional Police Headquarters. However, the protesters accused Chief Augustine Melekwe, the Okirigwe of Owa Kingdom as the architect…

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CELEBRATION GALORE AS PROF P.C EGBON BURIES MUM

It was a celebration of life well spent as Prof P.C Egbon buried his mum, Late Ezinne Juliana Ifeanyichukwu Egbon [Nee Offor] on Saturday, 28th October 2017 at Akumazi- Umuocha, Delta State. Late Ezinne Ifeanyichukwu who died at the age of 86 was laid to rest at Prof P.C. Egbon’s residence, after the funeral service at St. Michael’s Anglican Church, Akumazi- Umuocha,Ika North East Local Government Area, Delta State. Giving his homily on the theme: “God is keeping record”, during the funeral service, Ven. Ezekiel .C. Ugbotor [DSP] said “Ezinne…

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BUSINESS HUB: ADESUWA TEGA PETERS ENTERPRISE

It is a popular saying that cleanliness is next to godliness. In this regards, this week on Business hub, we bring you an exclusive interview with the Manager of Adesuwa Tega Peters Enterprise, an enterprise that is in the business of keeping Ika North East and Ika South Local governments clea. May we meet you? I am Chief Enuji Peter, the manager of Adesuwa Tega Peter’s Enterprise, an enterprise that is in charge of sanitation and clearing of refuse dumps in Ika land. Tell us about Adesuwa Tega Peter’s Enterprise…

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45 YEARS OLD HUNTER SHOT DEAD IN THE BUSH

Mbiri community in Ika North East Local Government Area was jolted with the sudden news of a hunter and breadwinner, Mr. Vincent Ifeme who was shot dead in the midnight of October 30, 2017 in Oligie bush, Igbanke, Orhionwon Local Government of Edo State by unknown gunmen. The elder brother of the deceased and a retired Sergeant in the Nigerian Army, Mr. Amanwah Amaoro told newsmen that his late brother had gone for hunting with Mr. Deboy Okwuokenye, a fellow hunter on that fateful day he was shot dead. According…

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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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OKOBAH POWERS OKOWA LEGACY GROUP

A pressure group known as Okowa Legacy Group, with the main aim of highlighting and showcasing the activities and achievements of His Excellency Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the governor of Delta State to the country through creating awareness in the print, electronic and social media platform, was inaugurated at Igbodo, Ika North East LGA of Delta State, on Wednesday October 4, 2017, by the Dr.(Mrs.) Isioma Okobah Foundation. Peoples Democratic Party faithful in Ika North East LGA came out in large number for the inauguration ceremony. In a brief remark,…

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MIXED REACTIONS TRAILS OWA-EKEI ROAD CONSTRUCTION

Residents of Owa-Ekei road have commended and called for a speedy completion of the project by the contractor/construction company China Civil Construction (CCC), handling the road project. They made this call while speaking with Ika Weekly Newspaper reporters who recently, carried out a survey on the work so far. A large number of the residents commended the contractors for the standard work on the road, especially as it withstood the periods of daily downpour without damages, unlike other roads. Some others noted that the delay in completing the project is…

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OWA LAUDS IKA NORTH EAST VIGILANTE GROUP

An Owa-Alizomor born retired Divisional Crime Officer (DCO), and Legal Adviser to Vigilante Group in Owa-Alizomor community in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr. Emmanuel Owa has applauded members of Community Police, known as “Vigilante Group in the local government and used the medium to advise youths to desist from criminal activities. These commendations were made by the retired police officer during the week in an interview with newsmen. Speaking further, Mr. Owa said that he has been very glad the way the vigilante group in…

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NULGE, IKA NORTH EAST HOLDS ONE DAY PRAYER SESSION

Members of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) led by Comrade Corliss Azikiwe recently held a one day prayer session to pray against forces of darkness delaying the payment of their salaries. The theme of the prayer which took place at the Local Government Council at Owa-Oyibu was, “God Will Hear our Cry”. Speaking on the theme, the guest preacher, Rev. Clement Njoegbu of Church of God Mission (CGM), Bishopric along Morka Street, Boji-Boji Owa took his sermon from the book of Exodus 2: 23-25, and charged the…

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