TOP FUNCTIONARIES ATTEND PA OFUME BURIAL CEREMONY

It is a known fact that one day; the story of every man’s sojourn on earth must come to an end in death. In line with this, Alihami community in Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State on Friday, December, 22, 2017 witnessed an unprecedented turnout of top government functionaries and business moguls who gathered to pay their last respect to the community late octogenarian, Hon. Pa Jumbo Isaac Ofume as his remains were committed to mother earth. The well attended burial ceremony will remain evergreen for the…

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I DO NOT CARE IF I STEP ON ANY TOE- Governor Ifeanyi Okowa

The Executive Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr.Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa has during the quarterly interaction with journalist in the State on Monday, December 18, 2017 at the Governor’s Office in Asaba, reassured Deltans of his commitment to continue to represent their good and best interest, highlighting his utmost achievements as job creation and road construction. According to the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, “leadership even in the family circle is not an easy task. The state is bigger than one person. My administration is committed to bringing prosperity to all Deltans. Hence,…

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IKA CARNIVAL IS THE SOURCE OF OUR JOY DURING CHRISTMAS

As the 2017/2018 Christmas and New Year celebrations draw closer, and the news that Ika carnival will be organized to add meaning and values to the annual celebrations has not been heard anywhere, a concerned citizen of Agbor kingdom, Elder Augustine Emegha, Managing Director, Babadus Guest House, Agbor has called on Delta State Government led by Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa to look into the matter, as without Ika carnival in Ika land, there will be no meaningful Christmas celebration in Ika nation. He made this call during the week. Elder…

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DELTA PRINCIPAL’S CUP FOOTBALL COMPETITION BEGINS

Delta Principal’s Cup Football Competition for Secondary Schools has kicked off at the local government level in the state, and in Ika North East, the Ute-Okpu Grammar School football team defeated King Solomon College, Owa-Ekei 5 goals to none during the opening football match at Owa-Alero Commercial Secondary School, Owa-Alero on Monday November 6, 2017. Speaking with Ika Weekly reporter, the Chief Inspector of Education, Ika North East Local Government Area, Mr. Kelly N. Kentoa expressed his joy, and thanked specifically Zenith Bank Plc, the sponsor of the football competition…

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IKA SOUTH PDP INAUGURATES CAMPAIGN COMMITTEES

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ika South Chapter under the leadership of Hon. Collins Bello has in a bid to have a total coverage of the local government ahead of the Council election fixed for January 6, 2017 inaugurated campaign committee groups. The various committee groups inaugurated on Thursday November 9, 2017 are to be chaired by an academic and community leader from Agbor kingdom, Chief Dr. Emmanuel U. Tibi. Other committee groups and their heads include, Committee on Finance, Hon. Barr. Chiedu Ebie: Monitoring Committee, Amb. Paul Alika; Planning…

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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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DELTA NORTH HOSTCOM VISITS THE OBI OF OWA

Members of Host Communities of Oil Gas (Hostcom) across the Delta North Senatorial District have recently visited his Royal Majesty (HRM), Dr. Emmanuel O Efeizomor II (JP), OON, the Obi of Owa kingdom at his palace in Owa and thereafter paid a solidarity visit to the Owa-Alero residence of Pa. Arthur Okowa, father to the Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa where several issues that are affecting mining and production of Oil and Gas in the Senatorial District as well as possible ways of building peace and unity among…

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ONU IKA HOLDS 19TH OGWA IKA, UNVEILS IKA DICTIONARY

Owa-Oyibu, the headquarters of Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State, came alive on Saturday August 19, 2017, when the socio cultural organization, Onu Ika Nigeria, the mouthpiece of Ika ethnic nationality held her 19th Ogwa Ika. This year’s annual event which was held at Odogun Hall, Owa Royal palace, showcased glamour and colour. The memorable event was attended by His Excellency Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Ika traditional rulers and prominent sons and daughters of Ika land. The ever green event also made history with the unveiling of…

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