DEIN RECEIVES POLICE AREA COMMANDER IN HIS PALACE

The revered monarch of Agbor Kingdom, H.R.M (Dr.) H.R.M (Dr.) Benjamin Ikenchukwu Keagborekuzi I,, the Dein of Agbor, has charged his subjects to give their maximum support to the police in Agbor. He gave the charge while receiving the commander of the Agbor Area Command, ACP Chinyelu Ekejiani, and her entourage paid the Dein a familiarization visit at his palace recently. The visit had in attendance some community youths and elders including the leadership of Agbor Community Union led by the Acting President General, Mr. Larry Onyeche, who listed kidnapping,…

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IKA CARNIVAL: SEBASTINE OKOH SPEAKS AT LAST

The initiator of Ika Carnival, Mr. Sebastine Okoh, has finally broken his silence by promising to bring back Ika Carnival, noting that the 2018 carnival will be bigger, better, interesting and colourful. The Umunede born mogul disclosed this on Saturday February 3, 2018 at his residence in Umunede in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State during a solidarity visit to him by members of Ika Rinma Cultural Group.BRING BACK IKA CARNIVAL -Ika Cultural Groups The leader and founder of Ika Rinma Cultural Group, Mr. Felix Omorogie thanked…

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IKA FITNESS ROAD WALK, BEST EVENT IN IKA – FRSC COMMANDER

Sequel to the second edition of the Ika Fitness Road Walk organised by Carvimial Fitness Centre, which took place recently, the commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Agbor, Anthony. C. Meta has described the initiative as the best event that has happened in Ika Land in recent time. The fitness walk geared at reviving the walking culture and keeping fit was carried out between the hours of 6am to 9am along Old Lagos Asaba Road. Speaking to an Ika Weekly Newspaper Reporter after the exercise, Mr. Meta said the exercise…

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IKA WEEKLY NEWSPAPER MARKS THE END OF 2017

The management and staff of Ika Weekly Newspaper came together as one united family recently to mark the end of the past year and the beginning of a new year. It was a colourful in-house celebration at the Newspaper Corporate office located at No. 215 Old Lagos/Asaba Road, Agbor. There was an opening prayer section with praise and worship to God Almighty for His goodness and manifold blessings. Thereafter, prayers were made to seek His grace for a glorious 2018. Another phase of the gathering was an in-house talk moderated…

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OKOWA WILL BE CELEBRATED IF HE UNITES IKA NATION SAYS ASHIEN

Mr. Steve Ekiri-Mekiriuwa Ashien is the Publisher of Ika Weekly Newspaper, a community newspaper in Agbor, Delta State, which has weathered through enormous challenges and has now emerged as a virile and reliable source of news within the two local governments of Ika Nation; Ika South and Ika Northeast Local Government Areas respectively. After the formal celebration of his 70th birthday, Mr. Williams Eghebi and Anita Aleh, cornered him for a chat. What was intended to be a very short encounter, turned out robust and insightful. Congrats on your birthday anniversary,…

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BOOK REVIEW: “THE ‘MAN CENTRAL’, STEVE ASHIEN…” BY DR.TIBI

REVIEW OF THE BOOK “THE MAN CENTRAL, STEVE EKIRI-MEKIRIUWA ASHIEN, THAT WE KNOW” BY DR. EMMANUEL TIBI, A READER IN VOCATIONAL AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION AND ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN DELSU AFFILIATION DEGREE PROGRAMME, AT COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, AGBOR. I am honoured to present this book “THE MAN CENTRAL, STEVE EKIRI-MEKIRIUWA ASHIEN, THAT WE KNOW” and I consider it highly auspicious and eventful that I have the opportunity to share in the immense wealth of knowledge, motivation and skills of a living legend whose life’s vicissitudes are captured in a book…

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ASHIEN, AN EXCEPTIONAL ICON, EPITOME OF SELFLESS SERVICE

Celebrating 70th birthday of any Nigerian at this period is a rare feat in a country where the life span of citizens hovers round 50 years of age. If we consider the environment and economic challenges facing us as a nation, we can then appreciate the foresight and wisdom of the organizers of the epochal birthday event to celebrate an icon and Publisher of Ika Weekly Newspaper, in the person of Mr. Steve Ekiri-Mekiriuwa Ashien. X-raying the life and activities of a very versatile, all-round, exceptional, multi-talented and broad-based character…

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UNENDING FUEL CRISIS, SLAP ON OUR COLLECTIVE INTEREST

It’s been over three weeks of stressful, long and windy queues in petrol retail outlets as a result of the lingering fuel crisis at Agbor, environs and the nation at large over the purchase of petrol. What began like a child’s play with a litre of the commodity selling for N160 has now gone beyond the reach of most Nigerians particularly at this time of the year when the eagerness to travel and spend the yuletide with loved ones has become a tradition. It is no more news that the…

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I HAVE ALWAYS HAD THE URGE TO CREATE EMPLOYMENT- Ashien

Human existence and sojourn on earth is primarily accentuated with a lot of uncertainties. That is why from the day a man is born, he starts going through the crucibles of life, confronting the vicissitudes that are permanent features of life’s journey. Many people allow themselves to be overwhelmed and defeated, while some others refuse to give in, and in the process become a part of those rare individuals who have helped to shape their immediate environments and the world at large. It is with the above statement in mind,…

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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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