The executive Chairman, Ika South Local Government, Hon Fred Ofume,has listed his achievements since assumption of office in October, 2014.Hon Ofume who to spoke to journalists early this week in his office at the Council Secretariat in Agbor,said his administration has been able to reclaim the cattle market in Agbor which was hitherto claimed by one, Mr Alex Ikpeazu,noting that the Council is making moves to ensure that there is a befitting market and slaughter slabs for the people of the local government.
He listed other achievements of his administration to include:beautification of the Council Secretariat,particularly the chairman’s office which he hopes to furnish before the end of his tenure,grading of earth roads in the eighteen state wards in the local government,donation o
TRIBUTE TO OUR LEGENDARY LEADER S.P.O. FORTUNE EBIEADIEU, A PAN-IKA LEADER AND NATIONALIST
Sunday, June 4, 2017,will remain indelible in the annals of Ika history, as it marks the end of a well lived and accomplished life of one of Ika greatest,finest, revered community leader, elder statesman, scholar, real estate guru and a nationalist, Sir Samuel Parma Ogoefuna Fortune Ebie. The news of the glorious exit of the octogenarian and patriarch of the famous Ebie family of Agbor-Alidinma, in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State was received with a shattering shock, amidst thanksgiving to the Almighty God, the creator and controller of the universe for his good sojourn on earth. Sir Ebie was a hero, bold, intelligent and outstanding in all he ventured i
Ika Landlords/Landladies meet with BEDC,insist on prepaid metres, quality service
By Augustine Ekamagule
In their untiring efforts towards ensuring stable electricity without outrageous billings,an apex pressure group in Ika land,Ika Landlords/Landladies Association,on Friday last week met with the Chief Executive Officer,Benin Electricity Distribution Company,in Delta State,Mr Ernest Edgar.The meeting which was held at Ika National Hall,Agbor was attended by the President, Ika Landlords/Landladies Association,Mr Vincent Arimoku,members of his executive and electricity consumers from the various communities in Ika land.
According to Mr Arimoku, the meeting was a follow up of the previous one with BEDC held at the office of the honourable commissioner for Power and Energy,in
Ika Landlords/Landladies dare Eborka,say no to tenement rate
By Augustine Ekamagule
Members of Ika Landlords/Landladies Association and some stakeholders in Ika land have dared the Chairman,Ika North East Local Government, Hon Barr Francis Eborka,as they have said no to payment of tenement rate. According to a letter addressed to the Ika North East Council Boss, signed by the President,Ika Landlords/Landladies Association, Mr Vincent Arimoku,JP,Secretary,Prince Augustine Obaigbena,the Head, Collective Leadership, Onu Ika Nigeria, Mr Daniel Usifoh,National Secretary,Major General Ephraim Usiade,retd,Hon Chief Justice Sylvester Ehiwario,Secretary, Chief Elder John Ehikwe,President,Ika Traders Association,Sir F.N.Ogbanzu,Secretary, Pastor Monyem Onyekachukwu,Chairman,Nigeria Med
OKOWA IS WORKING TO CHECK SOCIETAL VICES – UZUM
BARR. Eugene Uzum is the Executive Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State in charge of the Directorate of Orientation. He is a man of many parts; and recently, the group he convened, the Ika Village Square organized Ika Economic and Investment Summit. In this recent interviewed by The Pointer Chief of Bureau, Government House, FIDELIS EGUGBO, he talked about the summit, his activities in terns of positively, changing the minds of Deltans and he also appraised the Governor Okowa’s administration, concluding that, based on his track record of service delivery to Deltans, Okowa would earn a second term. Happy reading:
Recently, your group, the Ika Village Square organized an economic summit for the Ika ethnic nationality. What p
Agbor stands still as Okowa,Ibori,Uduaghan,others attend Ebie funeral
By Augustine Ekamagule
The ancient town of Agbor, headquarters of Ika South local government,Delta State stood still today,as Nigerians from different parts of the country joined the famous Ebie family of Agbor-Alidinma to bid their late patriarch and elder statesman,Sir Samuel Parma Ogoefuna Fortune Ebie farewell to eternity.The funeral programme which started on Wednesday this week with a service of songs at St John Anglican Church,Agbor was rounded up today, with the interment of the remains of the immediate past Onu Ika leader at his compound at Agbor Alidinma, after a church funeral service in his honour.
The executive governor of Delta State,Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa was present both at the churc
Nwaonicha Hails Supreme Court Judgment
A community leader and Chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Delta State, Elder Dr Chukwuma Nwaonicha, has hailed the July 12,2017 Supreme Court judgment that validates the appointment of Senator Ahmed Makarfi as the Chairman,National Caretaker Committee of the PDP
Nwaonicha who spoke to newsmen at his Agbor residence shortly after the apex court judgment said he is overwhelmed with joy that the long awaited judgment was in favour of Senator Makarfi and party leaders who mean well not only for the PDP but for the entire country
In the words of Nwaonicha, “I salute the Supreme Court judges for the historical judgment that has restored hope and light in our great party, PDP.I hail the judgment and i appreciate most especially my governor
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The executive governor of Delta State, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Thursday, May 4,2017 at Owa-Oyibu,headquarters of Ika North East Local Government Area of the state flagged off 2017 National Immunization Plus Drugs(NIPDS) second round.Governor Okowa who was ably represented at the ceremony by the Secretary to the State Government, Hon(Barr)Festus Ovie Agas,said that his administration remains committed to providing Universal Health Care through the Delta State Contributory Health Scheme and strengthening of the Primary Health Care System through the PHC per ward strategy,stressing that the State Primary Health Care Development Agency remains her instrument for steering these targets. He added, “it is already working with other relevant government ministries,departments and agencies t...
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UPDATE ON THE CONTINUOUS VOTER REGISTRATION EXERCISE
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) held its usual weekly meeting today and reviewed the on-going nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise, which commenced on 27th April, 2017.
In the first three days of the exercise, 57,737 people were registered, while 4,913 others collected their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs). A further 1,820 individuals applied for transfer of Polling Units (PUs) and 1,117 persons applied for replacement of their lost or damaged PVCs.
The exercise, which is on-going in all the Commission’s offices in the 774 local government areas throughout the federation, has been peaceful and the turnout impr