The Story Behind Rt. Hon Friday Osanebi New Name, Mr. Ndokwa

  By Presley Idi THE FIRST EPISTLE: Story story, story, once upon a time, time time, there was a man, man man, sitting on a chair, chair chair, sorry guys i digress but truly today i want to tell us a brief story, so wherever you are please grab a chair and pay attention for the next 2 minutes. Ndokwa Nation, an ethnic nationality that prides itself as the second largest in delta, behind only the Urhobo’s of delta central, strong and mighty internally but before others it trembles! Over…

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Osanebi Political Family Sets To Meet In Ogume

..To name Him Mr. Ndokwa   The political family of the immediate past Deputy Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Friday Ossai Osanebi will on sunday 22 meet at Ogume, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State. In a statement, the convener and president of the group, Comr. Uche Ishicheli states that the group was formed to promote and propagate the good news of Rt. Hon. Friday Ossai Osanebi. According to him, “The reason that birthed the group was to display the good works of…

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Ovie Of Uvwie Kingdon, A Monarch Par Excellence – Ahwinahwi

  By Francis Dugbe,   As the World stood still today in honour of the 12th Coronation Anniversary of the highly revered Uvwie Monarch, His Royal Majesty, HRM Dr. Emmanuel E. Sideso, Abe I, (JP), OON, the Ovie of Uvwie Kindom, Hon. Chief Solomon Ahwinahwi, former member, House of Representatives, Ughelli North, Ughelli South, Udu Federal Constituency has felicitated with the monarch, describing him as a ‘Monarch par Excellence’. In a signed press release, the former federal lawmaker extolled the Ovie for his uncommon wisdom, has brought about honour, respect,…

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Ovie Of Uvwie Is A Courageous, Committed Monarch With Exemplary Traits – Oboro

  By Francis Dugbe Former House of Representatives member, Okpe, Sapele, Uvwie, Rt. Hon. Evelyn Omavowan Oboro Esq., has congratulated His Royal Majesty, Emmanuel E. Sideso, Abe I, (JP), OON, Ovie Uvwie Kingdom on the occasion of his 12th Coronation Anniversary. In a congratulatory letter signed by Rt. Hon. Evelyn Omavowan Oboro, she described Abe I as a highly revered, dedicated, courageous and committed king with exemplary traits in character and leadership which made him the rallying point of Uvwie people both at home and in the Diaspora. According to…

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Kano Rep With 4 Wives, 27 Children and Still Counting

That is the number of children Alhassan Ado Daguwa, majority leader of the house of representatives, currently has. Can you beat that? That is not all; the lawmaker who represents Doguwa/Tudun Wada federal constituency of Kano state, says he hopes to have more. During the house plenary session on Wednesday, he showed off his four wives whom he said had come with him for the day’s business. He was being sworn in as the majority leader, and said he would like to present the four wives to the lawmakers. “Mr.…

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‘THE ISOKO ETHNIC NATIONALITY: IN TIME PERSEPECTIVE’ BY ENDURANCE O EDAFEWOTU: A REJOINDER

  1. The attention of Igbide Clan has been drawn to a book by Mr. Endurance O Edafewotu titled, ‘The Isoko Ethnic Nationality: In Time Perspective’. While we commend the author for his effort in attempting to reveal some aspects of the roots and customs of Isoko people, we are constrained to point out some glaring and unacceptable inaccuracies and assumptions in the history of Igbide Clan which, if not challenged, may be erroneously quoted by future generations as authentic history. 2a. While introducing his perspective on Igbide, one of…

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GoodLuck Jonathan, Okowa, Agege Pay Tributes As Late Engr Edevbie Is Buried

By Joel Grandball, The remains of late Engr. Okpako James Rangers Edevbie was yesterday laid to rest amidst tributes and encomiums at his country home in Afiesere community, Ughelli North of Delta State. The journey of the late patriarch and father to the Chief of Staff to the Delta State Governor, Olorogun David Edevbie  started about 10:43 am, in a processional parade to All Saints Cathedral, Ughelli. His body was received by the Bishop of Ughelli Diocese, Rt. Rev. Cyri Odutemu, Bishop John Aruakpo of Oleh Diocese, Bishop Emuobo Diamond,…

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Those Who Cook Isha Have Died

  By Sunny Awhefeada,   Kokori in the Agbon clan of the Urhobo ethnic nationality of Delta State holds a great attraction for me. Kokori is my maternal homestead. Kokori is also a place of history among the Urhobo people and beyond. Kokori attained something close to global visibility through Ubiesha Etakpo who founded the Igbe religion in the 18th century. Kokori is home to the late Justice Ayo Irikefe, former Chief Justice of Nigeria. Kokori birthed Chief Rex Akpofure, first African Principal of Kings College, Lagos. Kokori sired the…

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Monarch Celebrates New Yam Festival In GrandStyle At Ejeme-Unor

By Victor Bieni EJEME-UNOR – The Traditional Ruler of Ejeme- Unor Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, HRM Obi Godwin Nzemeke Amb. (J.P), the Obi of Ejeme- Unor on Thursday being 24th of October, 2019 Celebrated the New Yam Festival in grandstyle with his Community people to Mark a period of harvest for farming season. The monarch who doubled as the Chairman of Aniocha South Traditional Rulers Council spoke to our reporter recently in his palace at Ejeme – Unor while thanking God for his grace,…

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Brief: Late Pa Edevbie Begins His Final Journey On Nov. 7

  The burial rites of late Pa. Engr. Okpako James Edevbie, father to the Delta Chief of Staff Olorogun David will commence  on November 7, 2019. Burial programmes released by the family and made available to the EA Communications to the Governor of Delta State, clearly stated that the ceremonies shall commence on Thursday 7th and end on Sunday 10th November, 2019, respectively. It follows that top government officials, political associates, captains of industry, party faithfuls, friends and well wishers of the Edevbie family are to save the following dates…

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