Saturday, November 28

Author: Uche Miti

Philip Onyekpe Traditional Psychiatric hospital decries government’s inadequate funding

Agbor, Community, Delta State, good health, Government, health, Top News, Traditional Psychiatric Hospital
…calls for support The management of Philip Onyekpe Traditional Psychiatric Hospital in Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State has decried inadequate funding of the pyschiatric center by the Delta state government. This was, as newsmen in Agbor paid visit to the hospital during the week.It was observed that the government approved psychiatric hospital under the supervision of Ministry of Woman Affairs, Community and Social Development, Delta State, was with little or no support from the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa led administration as what was obtainable by previous governments, was no longer in place for the destitute. The hospital was only well funded during the Governor James Ibori and Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan led governments. Hence, the hospital now faces various ...

Ika South PDP will remain grateful and 100 percent loyal to Okowa- Jude Onya

A member of People Democratic Party, Community, Events, Jude Onya, Peoples Democratic Party, Politics, Top News
The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ika South Local Government Area, Delta State, Mr. Jude Onya has said that the PDP family in the local government under his leadership will remain grateful and one hundred percent loyal to the executive governor of Delta state, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa. Onya stated this during his meeting with other Ika South PDP leaders on Friday last week, November 13 at the party Secretariat in Agbor.The Ika South PDP Chairman in his speech thanked all members of the PDP family for their support and cooperation so far, urging them to remain committed and loyal to the party. He reiterated the party’s goal of building a better Ika South and Delta State in general. He expressed gratitude to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for the good things he is doing in Ika S...

Late Mr David Okonkwo Otene buried

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The remains of late educationist and elder statesman, Mr David Okonkwo Otene, have been intered to mother earth at his compound in Emuhu after a funeral mass in his honour at St John the Baptist Catholic Church, Agbor. The well attended burial ceremony took place last weekend at Agbor. Present to join the Otene family to bid their late patriarch farewell to eternity were family members, church members, community members, members of different of different associations and friends. The children of Late Pa. David Okonkwo Otene during the burial Mr. David Okonkwo Otene was born September 14th, 1938 to Mr. Edward Otene and Mrs. Catherine Chiwuozor Otene both of Emuhu, in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State. He attended St. Michael’s Catholic School Okpanam from 1945 to 1952. ...

My dream is to become one of the best Hip-hop musicians in the world

Community, Delta State, Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Top News, Vee Strings
—Vee Strings Victory Ehiabor popularly known with the stage name, Vee Strings is an upcoming Hip-hop artiste currently, making wave in Delta State. His words, “I”m Victory Ehiabor. My stage name is Vee Strings.I’m a native of Ihogbe, Ime-Obi,Agbor, Delta State. I was born into the family of Evangelist Ehitito Ehiabor and Mrs Onyero Ehiabor. I’m the first in a family of six children.I started singing at a tender age. I performed with any object around me that I knew I could used to sing any time I was around my friends. Later on, I joined the Ika highlife music maestro, Chief Ifeanyi Akwete dance stand. I was with Chief Akwete for a few years before I started engaging myself in studio productions. I was also a member of Felix Ogbekile’s dance band briefly. My last studio work was with...

Ekuku-Agbor black out: Our people in government have failed us

Community, Ekuku-Agbor, Ekuku-Agbor electricity, Ika South Local Government Area, Politics, Top News
– Ken Etunim Following more than a decade total power outage in Ekuku-Agbor, in Ika South Local Government Area, Delta State, a concerned citizen of the Community, Mr Ken Etunim, has said that all political appointees of Ekuku-Agbor extraction in government have failed their people,hence, they should be sacked by the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s administration. He noted that Ekuku-Agbor is a peaceful oil producing and agrarian community yet, has no electricity, good road network, security and basic amenities. He said, “We are pained and worried that our community and a fast growing town in Ika South Local Government Area, Delta State, has been without electricity for than a decade and none of our political appointees of Ekuku-Agbor extraction is concerned about it. They paid deaf ears...

Dein of Agbor confers Chieftaincy titles on Ibude, Nwokoro,Eluma, Monye

Agbor, Chieftaincy, Community, Cultural, Dein of Agbor, Events, HRM Dr Benjamin Ikenchuku Keagborekwuzi I, IKA south, RELIGION, Top News
His Royal Majesty Dr Benjamin Ikenchuku Keagborekwuzi I, the Dein of Agbor,has given Chieftaincy titles to some deserving Agbor sons.The Chieftaincy conferment ceremony took place at the Dein Royal Palace, Ime-Obi, Agbor on Saturday, November 14. Those honoured with HRM Dr Benjamin Ikenchuku Keagborekwuzi I, with Chief Joseph Eluma, others Chieftaincy titles are:Chief Ikechukwu Peter Ibude(IHIEN AFU DEIN), Chief Basil Nwaokoro(OKU DEIN KU,KEYIN MARIN), Chief Hon Joseph Eluma,(AGBOR LE DEIN RITCHEN) and Chief Desmond Celestine Monye( ORINMA NI SON DEIN). The epoch ceremony was witnessed by family members, friends and well wishers who congratulated and wished them well in their new traditional offices. His Royal Majesty Dr Benjamin Ikenchuku Keagborekwuzi I, during the ceremony ...

Yellow Fever: State Government commences vaccination in Ika South

Chuky Dandy, Community, Delta State, Events, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Ika South Local Government Area, Politics, Top News, Yellow fever outbreak
…as Chuky Dandy expresses deep concern The Delta State government led by Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has commenced vaccination against the outbreak of yellow fever decease across the state. The exercise kick started in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State on Friday, November 13, 2020 at the Local Government Primary Health Care Center in Agbor with the dispatch of sixteen (16) teams of health officials to the twelve (12) Wards of the constituency. The training and grouping of health workers for the exercise was observed by the Honourable member representing Ika South Constituency at the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Festus Chukwuyem Okoh also known as Chuky Dandy, who was more concerned about the well-being of his people. The decease, according to the State Health ...

We have the wherewithal to make Ika South great

Abavo, Community, IKA south, Ika South political, Political, Politics, Top News
– Hon. Emenim Giving life a meaning does not just give a glance to a human life but as well, the passion there of and genuine plans to build a sustainable and peaceful environment. Hon. John Emenim in one of the PDP event This exclusive interview engaged a business guru, political scientist, public administrator and defender of Justice and good governance, Hon. John Emenim. He hails from Okpe Community of Abavo Kingdom, in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State. His businesses are genuine being renowned farmer with large scale oil Palm’s production, Director of Honey Table Water, also deals on petroleum products and one time Delta State best crop farmer award winner during the period of World Food Day celebration.In the course of the interview, the astute politician ...

AOPSHON Ika Noth East Celebrates Retired Headteachers

AOPSHON Ika Noth East, Community, Events, Ika North East AOPSHON, Ika North East Local Government, Top News
The Education Secretary (ES) Local Education Authority, Ika North East Local Government Area, Hon. Christopher Ekamagule has praised the efforts of the retired head teachers in his jurisdiction as the area Association of Primary School Head-teachers of Nigeria (AOPSHON) holds send-forth on their honour. According to the ES, “The retired head-teachers records of service have shown that they have performed very well and I am proud of them for the fact that none of them was found wanting.“Every teacher should be proud to be teacher because teaching profession remains the mother of all profession. A teacher is never tired of teaching; retirement is a reward for every serving worker at the completion of their service year duration. Workers who are opportune to attain retirement should rej...