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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MARRIED MAN SHOOTS SELF DEAD AT GIRLFRIEND’S HOUSE

A 38-year-old father of three and member, Ika North East Vigilante Group, Mr. Onyisi Ogbu has shot himself dead with his locally made double barrel at his girlfriend’s house, Miss Buchi Onyeowerre in the early hours of Wednesday August 16, 2017 after spending the night with her. The deceased, Mr. Onyisi Ogbu who abandoned his lovely wife, Maureen and three children at about 9: pm on that fateful day to spend the night in another woman’s house about 3 poles away from his house was a native of Idumu-Uzomor quarters…

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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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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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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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MIDDLE AGED WOMAN HACKED TO DEATH BY SUSPECTED ASSASSINS

A middle-aged woman, a Health Assistant at the Central Hospital, Agbor, Mrs. Beatrice Oseji, nee Dele Ijeh has been murdered by suspected assassins. Mrs. Beatrice Oseji, who many described as a woman with a heart of gold met her untimely death at her residence along Egun Lane in Agbor on arrival from her night shift duty at the hospital on Monday, August 7, 2017. Speaking to Ika Weekly Newspaper, the brother of the deceased, Mr. Issac Ijeh said Mrs. Oseji was at his place three hours before her life was…

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AGBOR TECHNICAL COLLEGE IS FREE – TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION BOARD

The Delta State Government under the administration of Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa has approved free education in the Technical Colleges across the three Senatorial Districts of the State among which include the Agbor Technical College, Agbor. The information was handed down by the team of the Delta State Technical and Vocational Education Board (DSTVEB) during her schedule advocacy visit to Agbor Community on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. It was gathered that Governor Okowa whose effort centered on improving Delta State Technical Colleges and Vocational Centers, creating requisite skills to Deltans…

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PRESIDENT-GENERAL OF AGBOR COMMUNITY UNION RESIGNS

The President-General of Agbor Community Union, Mr. Lucky Mgbeken has resigned. The news of his resignation was disclosed at the Congress of the Union held on Saturday, June 29, 2017 at Agbor Community Hall to receive the report from the constituted ad hoc committee of the union to investigate some alleged misconduct suspected within the leadership of the union. However, the news was indeed shocking to most Agbor indigene as the administration was barely a year old.  IKA WEEKLY NEWSPAPER reporter gathered that, Mr. Mgbeken had sent in his resignation…

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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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