DR NNAMDI AZIKIWE’S SPEECH ON THE THREAT BY THE NORTH TO SECEDE IN 1953.

NNAMDI AZIKIWE’S SPEECH In 1953 when Northern Nigerians were beginning to consider secession from the Nigerian colony that would soon be a nation, Nnamdi Azikiwe gave a speech before the caucus of his political party, the National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons (NCNC) in Yaba, Nigeria on May 12, 1953. That speech, while not disallowing secession, suggested that there would be grave consequences if the Northern region became an independent nation. I have invited you to attend this caucus because I would like you to make clear our stand…

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OROGODO RIVER: REVIVING ITS LOST GLORY THROUGH PROPER WASTE MANAGEMENT CULTURE

The Orogodo River some decades back used to be a cynosure of natural ambiance and serenity. It served as a recreational getaway for those who wished to take a break from the heat of the scorching sun to cool off in its clear waters. It was also home to a diversity of aquatic life and fishes through which many fishermen in the area made their livelihoods. Flowing across Ika South and Ika North East Local Government Areas, its once clear waters and steady currents resonated a low pitch that could…

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GOD DELIVERED ME FROM KIRI-KIRI PRISONS -CHIEF (MRS.) MARGARET AMAECHI

Our personality is Chief (Mrs.) Margaret Amaechi is a renowned politician and former member of the defunct Mid-Western House of Assembly, one time Chairman, Bendel Hotels and the first titled female Chief of Agbor Kingdom. In this all revealing interview she granted Ika Weekly at her residence in Agbor, she gives a detailed account of her daring mission to free the now late Obi Ikenchukwu of Agbor from captivity at the thick of the civil war and her harrowing experience while in detention over trumped up coup allegations at the…

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Provost DR. EMMANUEL TIBI IS NOW CHAIRMAN A.D.A

Former Provost of the College of Education, Agbor and indigene of Agbor kingdom, Chief (Dr.) Emmanuel U. Tibi, has been appointed as Chairman of the Delta State Agricultural Development Agency. The appointment of the erudite scholar was announced by the Governor of Delta State Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa who also congratulated the agency chairman, urging his members to faithfully implement the master plan to improve on the agricultural sector of the state. Speaking with the press, Chief (Dr.) Tibi expressed gratitude to God and also thanked the governor for…

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I TRY TO LIVE A SIMPLE LIFE Dr. Joseph Onyeisi Ukadike

Our personality of the week for this week is a revered community leader and an accomplished academic Don whose outstanding leadership qualities and achievements in the academic realm have taken him to the very top as provost of the College of Education, Agbor. In this comprehensive interview he granted Ika Weekly Newspaper reporters on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at his Boji-Boji, Owa residence, he gives an incisive overview of his background, achievements and his steady rise to the pinnacle of his career. Excerpts: Good day Sir. Good day Gentlemen PLEASE,…

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KADUNA DECLARATION IS DIVINE AGENDA

Since the glorious Kaduna Declaration was made by Arewa Youths in the North of Nigeria, there has been a cacophony of opinions, views and comments from all manner of analysts. I stumbled on one observation which is so convinced that Kaduna Declaration is a decoy; a decoy designed by the north to unleash a military coup and take over power by force and hold it for as long as is comfortable for the northern elite. According to the commentator, the decoy is coming on the conclusion by the northern elite…

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