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Koko Community Dispute: Olu of Warri Suspends inauguration of Executive bodies--------------- By Emma Arubi His Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli Following persistent and intractable dispute over leadership positions of organs of the Koko community ruling class in Warri North Council area of Delta State, the Warri monarch, His Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli, the Olu of Warri Kingdom has suspended the inauguration of the Koko Community Management Authority, KCMA and the Koko Human Resources Development Council, KHRDC, pending an amicable resolution of all issues involved in the matter.  The Royal Father gave this directive on Thursday January 9, 2020 at his palace in Warri after hearing all parties to the dispute and charge them to revert back to him at the end  of the peaceful resolution. With the suspension of the inauguration of the Executive of the KCMA and KHRDC, both subordinate organs of the Koko Community Elders Council, following the tenure expiration of both bodies, the Elders Council now t
THERE IS NEED TO SETTLE THE RIFT BETWEEN UTONLILA AND OBOGHORO- AUGUSTINE IKPI THERE IS NEED TO SETTLE THE RIFT BETWEEN UTONLILA AND OBOGHORO- AUGUSTINE IKPI Prince Augustine Ikpi, the former national Secretary of the Utonlila Youth Body and presently the National Secretary of Utonlila Community Trust has said that “there is need to settle the present rift that is going on between the two neighbouring Benin River Communities namely: Obaghoro and Utonlila respectively. This statement was made recently in Warri during a chat with Warri Voice Newspaper. According to Ikpi, “these two communities have so many things in common, they have inter-married together over the years, the case between them in the past notwithstanding, this rift is scattering away a huge success which is supposed to be enjoyed by both communities. Infrastructure, human development, political positions, influence and affluence in the society, instead of this, the reverse is the case.” The National Trust Secretary
Two years on the saddle, Tidi gives Stewardship Two years on the saddle, Tidi gives Stewardship By Tetsoma Neyin The Executive Chairman of Warri South local Government Area, Hon. Michael E. Tidi, Ph.D has given report card of his two years achievements in office. He gave his stewardship during his special thanksgiving service held on Wednesday January 15, 2020 at Christ Embassy Church in Warri South Urban Secretariat. Hon. Michael Tidi ceased the opportunity to briefly state some vital achievements of his  administration. ‘‘Today, Warri South is peaceful, Warri has regained its rightful place in the scheme of things”, He stated.  “Shell is beginning to have a re-think of coming back to Warri due to constant discussion with the IOC’s”, he further stated. He stated categorically that before the Month of May 2020, the Warri Park will be opened for business, which received lots of cheers from the audience. Speaking in her brief, but inspiring sermon, the zonal Pst. of the Churc
Mega Praise Church of Christ Celebrates Grand Finale of 7 days Fasting, Prayer Camp Meeting Mega Praise Church Celebrates Grand Finale of 7 days Fasting, Prayer Camp Meeting By Tetsoma Neyin The 7 days National Fasting and prayer Camp meeting which started since on the 6 of January, 2020 has finally come to an end to day 12 Jan. 2020 at the church auditorium, Odoh Street, Sapele, Delta State.  Members of Mega Praise Church where all in high spirits of praise to God Almighty for the glorious testimonies throughout the 7 days programme. The fasting programme with the theme been "breaking of satanic chains"was largely attended  with a huge capacity of audience. During his brief sermon the General Overseer of the church, Evang. Diden Ejele who took his sermon scripture from II Chronicles 29 VS 30- 36 said that God has already broken the chains, but Christians must avoid sin which can bring back their calamities. Every member present at the thanksgiving service was give
12 Supervisors, 16 Teachers face sanctions by Delta State Govt The Delta State Government has ordered the closure of two private secondary schools and sanctioned 16 teachers across the state over their various levels of involvement in examination malpractice in the state. This is coming as a result of the approval of the report of the Examination Ethics Disciplinary Committee (EEDC) investigation on WAEC indictment of some public and private secondary schools in the state for examination malpractice in the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) by the state Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah. St. Vincent College, Ovwian, whose candidates wrote the 2018 WASSCE at Anointed Secondary School, Ubogo, without the approval of WAEC or the ministry,  is to be closed down alongside Anointed Secondary School. 12 Supervisors found guilty for collusion, compromise, negligence of duty and failure to write reports at the end of the ex
Temile Celebrates Christmas Carol with Family, Friends By Tetsoma Neyin Chief E.A Temile, the Isama1 of Warri Kingdom celebrates Nine Lessons and Carol with close family members and friends. The glamorous event took place on a Christmas night, Dec. 25, 2019, at his residence, Court 4 road, Warri. Close family members, friends, business Associates and well wishers all came in large numbers to grace the occasion. The first and second lesson was taken by Mrs.  Roli Nesiama and Mr. Omajuwa Temile. The Choristers of First Baptist Church, Warri, were fully on ground, filling the air with melodious Christmas Carol songs alongside other guest artists. In her brief exaltation titled, " The story behind the glory of Christmas" Rev. Gbubemi said that Christmas means living together for Christ. She charged Christians to be living examples of Christ love. Rev. J.C. Okoroje from First Baptist Church, Warri  who prayed immensely for Chief Temile and family urged them to continue


NAIG Lauds Omatsuli, for his remarkable Leadership roles (By Neyin Tetsoma) It is said that honour is given to whom honor is due. In the light of the above, the National Association of Itsekiri Graduates (NAIG), the umbrella body of all Itsekiri graduates have publicly showed her profound gratitude to one of Iwere finest politician, Hon. Griftson Omatsuli, Commissioner representing Itsekiri Nationality in DESOPADEC for the undaunted role  he played during the Warri flooding crisis recently.  His prompt intervention to curb the situation, most especially that of Ekurede Community was to show the extent of his love for his people.  Addressing the issue in NAIG Congress recently, the vice President of NAIG, Mr. Raymond Bibi opined " this kind gesture of Hon. Griftson Omatsuli is a rare one that deserved our praise and encouragement ". Speaking in the same vein, the President of NAIG, Comr. Collins Oritsetimeyin Edema said that " Hon. Griftson Omatsuli is one Itsekiri P