IKA UNION OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND LAUNCHES WEBSITE

The Ika Union of Great Britain and Ireland recently launched its website, www.ikaunion.uk. The website gives information on the activities of the Union, its members, past Presidents and Current Members of the Executive Committee. It has links to websites of interest to its members including those of the Nigeria High Commission in London, the Central Association of Nigerians in the United Kingdom, (CANUK), the British Home Office, the United Kingdom Border Agency, the Ikaworld.com, Onu Ika Group and ikaweekly.com. It can also be accessed on FACE BOOK, FB, at https://m.facebook.com/groups/534165610260707…

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IKA SON HONOURED WITH PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

A renowned academician of Ika extraction, Professor S.E.N Okoh of the University of Benin was among the three eminent Nigerians that were on recently honoured by the Nigerian Economic Society, during the celebration of the 58th year of the Society. Professor S.E.N. Okoh, alongside the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II and Dr. Tony Elumelu, Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc were honoured having made tremendous contributions to the development of the Nigerian economy and finance. The College of Fellows of the Society, made up of…

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APC TO WIN NEXT COUNCIL ELECTION IN IKA NORTH EAST -Ngwokor

An All Progressives Congress, APC, aspirant in the forthcoming Council Chairmanship election in Ika North East Local Government Area, Delta State, Engr. Ngwokor Teddy Jackson, has said that APC will win the election. Engr. Ngwokor stated this during an exclusive interview with an Ika Weekly Newspaper reporter. The Umunede born Petroleum and Gas Engineer said that he is in the race not to amass wealth but, to better the lives of the people of Ika North East. According to him, “I am in the Chairmanship race in Ika North East…

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KEEP IKA CLEAN INITIATIVE TO EMBARK ON SANITATION EXERCISE

In line with one of the core focus of the SMART agenda of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa led administration for a cleaner and safer environment, Keep Ika Clean Initiative will on Saturday, September 30, 2017, embark on sanitation exercise. Speaking with IKA WEEKLY NEWSPAPER reporter, Mr. Christian Paul Egiliwe, the founder of the group, stated that the primary aim of the organization is to have dirt free Ika nation. According to him, “leaders are known for setting a pace. Ika land is the home of Governor Okowa and as the number…

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GODWINACY SOCCER ACADEMY NURTURING YOUNG TALENTS

Coach Aigbe Kelvin the trainer of Godwinacy Soccer Academy Agbor, an academy that takes young talents of Ika extraction between the ages of 10-18years old off the street and engage them meaningfully by harnessing their talents for better future through professional football abroad, has stated that nurturing talents is his own way of contributing to the development of society. In an interview with Ika Weekly Newspaper at their training ground at Agbor Model Primary School, Agbor on Wednesday 13th September 2017 Coach Aigbe said “We discover and train young talents…

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I STARTED MAKING MONEY FROM FOOTBALL IN CLASS III-NKEKI

Mr. Lucky Sunday Nkeki is an ex-international football player born into the family of late Mr. Sunny Nkeki on July I, 1969 from Idumu-Ebo Quarters of Owa-Alero community in Ika NorthEast Local Government Area of Delta State

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THE WORLD IS PERISHING FOR LACK OF KNOWLEDGE OF GOD

Rev. Romanus Dayi is an old time preacher, the senior Pastor and General Overseer, Living Saints Faith Assembly with headquarters in Boji-Boji Owa. In this personality of the week interview he granted Ika Weekly during the week at his residence in Boji-Boji Owa, Rev. Dayi said the knowledge of God is power and key to success. Excerpts: GOOD DAY SIR, MAY WE MEET YOU? I am Rev. Romanus Dayi, the senior Pastor and General Overseer, Living Saints Faith Assembly with headquarters here in Boji-Boji Owa. I was born on June…

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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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GRASSROOT FOOTBALL: IKA UNITED BEATS ABAVO UNITED

The atmosphere was charged as Ika United beat Abavo United by a lone goal in a friendly match geared at preparing the young talents towards the Delta State League Football Season which will commence soon.The match which was played at the home ground of Ika United at College of Education Agbor on Wednesday 9th August 2017 and saw Ika United emerge victorious in a hard fought win over the away side, Abavo United. Both teams had the opportunities to add to the goal tally, but failed to take their chances,…

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GOVERNMENT SHOULD BE MORE INTERESTED IN WELL BEING OF THE PEOPLE – Uche Wilfred Ebu

Mr. Uche Wilfred Ebu is an Oza-Nogogo born businessman and entrepreneur who has carved a niche for himself in the haulage and logistics business. He is the Managing Director of RUV Nigeria Ltd, a Lagos based Haulage and Logistics firm and a staunch crusader for the development of his native Oza-nogogo and Ika land in general. In this Personality of the Week Interview, Mr. Ebu highlights the inherent impediments militating against the development of Ika land as well as proffers plausible solutions to these factors. He also takes us through…

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