Indorama EPCL to Provide Uninterrupted Electricity to Eleme


By Samuel Onungwe Eleme City Council Chairman, Emere Hon.   Obarilomate Ollor JP has revealed a plan by the fastest growing company in the Niger Delta, Indorama EPCL to partner with the host community of Eleme and provide uninterrupted electricity as part of its corporate social responsibility. The ECC Chairman made […]

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Overcoming the Rising Cost of LPG in Nigeria


Contrary to some expectations as many believe that renewable energy would have an immediate effect on gas demand across the globe, Liquid Natural Gas, LPG referred to cooking gas price has continued to soar high in the international market.  This is because some seem to be oblivious that this cannot […]

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Physical Work to Commence on Eleme, East-West Road as Power Contractor Visits PHED


By Samuel Onungwe Moves to commence physical work on the Eleme section of the East-West is building up. This is because the contractor handling the relocation of the affected electrical facilities which are situated by the road billed for an upgrade has visited the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company at […]

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Eleme to Enjoy 24 Hours Electricity if Prepaid Metres Are Acquired


Transformers, Clans with High Debt Profile Risk Disconnection, PHED Visits Akpajo, Onne this Tuesday. Samuel O. Onungwe, the Publisher of adaaji.com had an interactive session with the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED personnel who pleaded anonymity today, 20th September 2021 and he bares his mind on the challenges impeding […]

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How much do people Earn?


Do you ever wonder how much people earn monthly or on a daily? The naira value has degenerated to almost 530 Naira per dollar, and I wonder how people survive on a minimum wage of about 30,000 Naira. How they make ends meet. Even corp members get 33,000 Naira monthly […]

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Okpabi-Ogale vs Shell: Be Transparent, Ogaleans tell Leigh Day


By Samuel Onungwe At a time there seems to be profound peace and tranquility at Ogale, a faction loyal to His Royal Highness Ɛmԑrԑ Amb. Appolus Chu had on 8th September 2021 approached the Leigh Day Priory House, at 25 St. John’s Lane London, which is the legal team handling […]

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Learn to work out your own Salvation


Samuel O. Onungwe I had a chat with a friend, and he was jobless for years now. He knows that his brother was an authority in his firm but his brother told him that such a place was not a good place for him.It is true that every organization has […]

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Task Your Intellect; Develop the Society Tells the Youth – Elder Jerry Olaka


A human capacity developer and an elder statesman, Elder Jerry Dee Olaka has called on the youth to take up profitable ventures rather than squandering their time on debating the relationship between Eleme and Ogoni which is well established. This was a response to series of arguments trending on social […]

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Cooking Gas Price: May Go Higher If? Uchendu Warns


An oil and gas expert Engr. Emeka Uchendu has given reasons for the current hike in the price of liquefied petroleum gas, LPG which serves as domestic cooking gas. He explained that Nigeria currently imports a higher percentage of its LPG even though the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas company produces […]

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Fighting Insecurity can breed Insecurity


By Samuel O. Onungwe 17th June 2021 witnessed the inauguration of the new government at the grassroots across the 23 local government areas of Rivers State. At Eleme Local Government Area, the people overwhelmingly voted the former youth leader and caretaker chairman in the person of Emere Hon. Obarilomate Ollor. […]

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English Supreme Court: Ogale Community defeats Royal Dutch Shell


Samuel Onungwe There seems to be light at the end of the tunnel for the people of Ogale and Bille Communities in Rivers State, Nigeria. This follows the a landmark judgment made at the English Supreme Court in United Kingdom on February 12, 2021 which stipulates that the British Court […]

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Eleme Child Naming Culture: ‘Edee’ (Namesake)


By Benjamin Ngongwia Culture is transient but the truth remains that names are essential parts and identity of every culture. Names have enormous importance both to the people who receive them and those that give them. Generally, in cultures with a keen sense of ancestry like Eleme, children get their […]

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Ogale and Ogales


By Samuel O. Onungwe Ogale is the traditional headquarters of Eleme land and serves as the local government administrative nexus of the area. The natives of Ogale are peaceful, industrious and generous. Ogale land presents beautiful scenery; relatively a tableland yet Nsinsin-Oken, Olele and Nmu-Okun lie downhill while Mbaala, Okanwenmu […]

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Why Your Chairman Is Not Your Problem


Do Not Crucify An Innocent Man, Okparaji Is A Faithful Servant, His 2nd Coming Can Surprise You. Samuel O. Onungwe In the search for oil and gas, the large reservoirs or fields are first identified and developed when technical, economical, commercial, operational and political reasons favour them. The same applies […]

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Ogoni Apex Social Cultural Organizations: Power, Authority and Legitimacy


By Apere Nyor-uwe’elomee In the pre colonial Ogoni, leadership of the villages were in the hands of the Te-erebuen(owner of the village). Although Head of their respective villages, which were independent of one another, they come together in times of disagreements between two or more villages for settlement. Doing this, […]

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Lest We Forget: Eleme LGA and Development


By Samuel O. Onungwe The Local Government Area elections in Rivers State which was held on Saturday, June 16, 2018 across the 23 council areas of the state ushered in the current administration with Hon. Barr. Philip Okparaji Ph.D as the Executive Chairman, Hon. Grace Osaronu as the Vice Chairman […]

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