‘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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Take Christian Pilgrimage Serious, Groups Urge Pres. Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to take Christian pilgrimage to the Holy Land serious in other not to jeopardize the existing relationship between him and Christians in the country. This charge is coming from Catholic Action of Nigeria, CAN, Catholic Media Practitioners’ Association of Nigeria,(CAMPAN) and other religious body following the removal of the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission, Rev Tor Ujah. Ujah, it could be recalled was sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission In August, 2019  without…

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We Do Not Worship Omalokun, It Is A Deity From Ijaw, Ughelli Is For God- Oharisi III

….thank Gov. Okowa for standing firm behind his younger brother ….. Numerous court cases are over, it is time to work-Waive   Omamuzo Efidhere     The Ovie of Ughelli Kingdom, HRM Evang. (Dr.) Wilson Ojakovo Oharisi III has stated that Ughelli Descendants are not involved in the worship of Omalokun because it is deity from Ijaw Kingdom and that the kingdom has been handed over to God when he gave his life to Christ.   Oharisi III said this recently during the 8th edition of Ughelli Day of Prayers…

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Bayelsa Decides :OMO-AGEGE CONGRATULATES LYON

  ….commends Oshiomhole, Bagudu and Sylva for working hard   The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has congratulated the Bayelsa State Governor-Elect, Chief David Lyon on his victory in the November 16 governorship election. Omo-Agege also commended the state and national leadership of the party, particularly the National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole; Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva; Jigawa State Governor and Chairman of the APC campaign council for the Bayelsa governorship election, Abubakar Badaru and other leaders who contributed immensely to the overwhelming success recorded…

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PFN Ughelli North Suspends Ibuje Over Alleged Negligence And Rudeness

 By Joel Grandball The General Overseer of Evidence of Truth Bible Ministry, Ughelli, Rt. Rev. Dr. Ovie J. Ibuje has been suspended indefinitely by the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN), Ughelli North chapter over an alleged rudeness and neglect for the constitution of the body.   The statement for Ibuje indefinite suspension was signed by members of the Advisory Board, amongst, Bishop (Dr.) Chris Okoh, Bishop (Dr.) Diamond Emuobo, Bishop (Dr) A. B. IIem, Bishop (Dr) Pius Onephrojire, Pst. Edwin Igometi, Rev. Dr. Israel Unutame, Rev. Dr. Thomas Akatika, Rev.…

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PFN Ughelli North Chapter Suspends Rt. Rev. Ibuje Indefinitely

 By Joel Grandball The General Overseer of Evidence of Truth Bible Ministry, Ughelli, Rt. Rev. Dr. Ovie J. Ibuje has been suspended indefinitely by the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN), Ughelli North chapter over an alleged rudeness and neglect for the constitution of the body.   The statement for Ibuje indefinite suspension was signed by members of the Advisory Board, amongst, Bishop (Dr.) Chris Okoh, Bishop (Dr.) Diamond Emuobo, Bishop (Dr) A. B. IIem, Bishop (Dr) Pius Onephrojire, Pst. Edwin Igometi, Rev. Dr. Israel Unutame, Rev. Dr. Thomas Akatika, Rev.…

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Praise Can Breakdown Any Barrier – Pst. Sebastian

By Omoghene Benedict, The Resident Pastor of Overcomers Christian Centre Intl’l, Warri, Delta State, Dr. Victor Sebastian has identified praise as a formidable force that has the capacity to breakdown every barrier and conveys a believer’s blessing. Pastor Sebastian in his opening charge at her yearly music gospel event, tagged, “Praise Storm” held recently at the church auditorium in Warri, noted that the programme was designed to fortify the church with the weapon of praise. The event which was anchored by the renowned MC Flexy of Kpoko FM witnessed Gospel…

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OCCI Donates Education Materials To Students In Delta

By Prosper Erere,  As part of its social responsibilities to humanity and the society in general, Overcomers Christian Center, Int’l OCC, has donated educational materials to students and wards in Delta state. Among the items donated are, Note books, Biros, Pencils, toiletries, Crayons and the awards of scholarship. Speaking during the presentation at Udu Local Government Area of Delta State, the host, Pastor Oreva Peter Idudhe said, “This event is one of the social responsibilities of the church to her immediate communities to showcase the love of Jesus Christ in…

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Stay Focus As The Lord Has A Lot To Say In 2019, Christian Youths Charged

By Choice Grandball Christian youths have been charged to stay focus to make the best difference in life as children of God and partake in the the store of His provisions on earth where his treasure resides.  This charge was issued by Pastor Tunde Filani at WOSEM International Youth Convention tagged: Treasure  in Earthen Vessels at Wosem Shiloh Camp Ground, Ilesa-Ife expressway in Osun State. According to Filani, “Daily we are faced with the challenges of purposeful existence according to the plan of God for mankind importantly for professed Christians and…

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Nigeria League Of Women Voters Condemn Attack On Female Judge In Kebbi

The League of Women Voters of Nigeria have condenm that attack on the acting Chief Judge of Kebbi State who was denied access to deliver judgement by an officer attached to the Nigeria Civil Defense Corp. Justice Elizabeth Asabe Karatu according to source had accused the Kebbi State government and legislators of not confirming her as the State Chief Judge because she is a christian, an allegation they denied. In a statement signed by the president of Nigeria League of Women Voters, Dame Dr Esther Uduehi lamented the ill-treatment meted…

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