Okon-esa Ceremony


Samuel O. Onungwe Okon-esa ceremony is a highly prized and ancient culture of Eleme people. The Eleme people are the only people ethnic nationality that makes up Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State. They are renowned for growing crops like yam, cocoyam, cassava, sugarcane, maize and pumpkin. Eleme land […]

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Rivers State Songhai Farm


Location: Tai LGA

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Nchia: Why My Heart Bleeds


Samuel O. Onungwe Tuesday, July 28, 2020, I wept onboard a shuttle enroute to work. This was because one of my juniors at my place of work though older than me by age made ridicule of not mere me but my people of Nchia. Eleme in Eleme Local Government Area […]

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LG Boss Absolves himself from Chieftaincy Tussles in Eleme


Samuel Onungwe The Executive Chairman of Eleme Local Government Area, Hon. (Barr.) Philip Okparaji has absolved himself from the Chieftaincy tussles in the land. In a press release issued on his behalf by one of his aides, Mr. Stephen Godwin, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, the Chairman said that; It was […]

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Bôlô in Rivers State


By Marshal Obuzor Bôlô is one of the nine ancient towns of the Wakrikese Nation. It is an Island town in Ogu-Bolo LGA of Rivers State. Bôlô Town just had its internal roads completed by the Rivers State Government during the leadership of Chief Barr. Ezenwo Nyesom Wike. The constructed […]

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Nigeria Exports 950, 000 MT of LNG Amidst Covid19


Nigerian economy has received a boost. This is because 950,000 metric tones of the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), worth N354 billion was recently, shipped abroad into the global market, amidst the Covid19 pendamic. Reports by the Nigerian Port Authority, NPA’s reveals that the product was exported through the use of […]

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NDDC Was Destined to Fail – Ledum Mitee


Samuel Onungwe The former President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, Barr. Ledum Mitee has bare his mind on the crisis deviling the Niger Delta Development Commission. According to him the NDDC was destined to failed because from the inception it had ditched the bottom – […]

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Security: Eleme Residents to Enjoy Peace


Samuel Onungwe Residents in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State may begin to heave a sigh of relief. This is because the Assistant Commissioner of Police ACP, Martin Nwogoh in-charge of Eleme Area Command, Alode Nchia has led a combined team of the Joint Task Force Unit, JTF and […]

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NDDC: Akwa Ibomite Drums Up Support For Sen. Akpabio


Samuel Onungwe The National Assembly’s inquest into the Niger Delta Development Commission’s activities over the years is still generating reactions. The latest comes from Mfon Abia, an Akwa Ibomite. She calls on the people of Akwa Ibom State to defend their former Governor, Sen. God’swill Akpabio, the Minister of Niger […]

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NDDC: Is This What Saro-Wiwa died for?


By Don Jazzy NDDC’s birth in 2000 during former President Obasanjo’s regime was supposed to right the wrongs made under OMPADEC in the 90s but unfortunately we are still here digging the hole we found ourselves in after two decades. Corruption has now become so endemic in our nation that […]

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RSG: Quicken Trans-Kalabari Road, Okrika to PH Bridge will Save Lives.


Samuel O. Onungwe Rivers State was created on May 27, 1967 by the regime of General Yakubu Gowon perhaps to bring more development to the people who felt marginalized in the Eastern Nigeria Regional Government and of course to weaken and forestall the Biafra secession bid. Consequently, the Government of […]

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Resurgence of Indiscriminate Parking of Trucks on Eleme East-West Road


Samuel O. Onungwe The Eleme East-West Road in Rivers State, Nigeria is the main gateway into the industrial land of Eleme. Eleme plays host to two notable fertilizer companies – Notore Chemical Industries, Plc. and Indorama Fertilizer comany, two oil refineries within the Port Harcourt Refining Company Limited, Indorama Eleme […]

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Try Something New


By Nwangwu Uchechi At Chevron booth during NAPE conference, I wanted to win a gift pack from that company because their gifts were valuable. On the last day of the conference, they had NAPE Got Talent. I wrote my name for comedy as if i was a comedian. I make […]

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Hospitality Industry: I Never Knew of this!


By Nwangwu Uchechi I feel intimidated, that’s the exact words from my friend I remember telling my friend, to see setting tables as a skill but he will tell me that the way people look at them in an event hall makes him feel intimidated. He can set the tables, […]

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Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile


By Nwangwu Uchechi Nigerians cry, the Heavens celebrate. We mourn this beautiful youth. But, I celebrate you because the farmements celebrate you. You reached your peak with your colours in your middle 20s, telling other youths like you that, we can make it. It’s unfortunate that you and I did […]

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RCC Commences Work on Eleme East-West Road


Samuel Onungwe Reynolds Construction Company (Nigeria) Limited, RCC, has commenced remedial work on the Eleme section of the East-West Road. In an exclusive interview with adaaji.com, on Monday, July 13, 2020 at the Trailer Park, Ebubu in Eleme Local Government Area, near Port Harcourt, the supervisor in-charge of the work, […]

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