Is Eleme Ogoni?


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By Dimkpa Alale I recently studied the book The Ogoni of Eastern Niger Delta published in 2020 and written by Sonpie Kpone-Tonwe, a renowned clergyman and retired university teacher from the History and Diplomatic Studies Department, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. I have carefully presented my observations in this article. […]

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


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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


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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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#WikeProjectChallenge:Woji-Aleto-Alesa Road


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Kilometer 6+500, Section 3A of the East-West road is the gateway into Port Harcourt city from the Rivers South East and parts of Rivers East senatorial districts. This Eleme section of the East-West road provides the main access to Nigeria’s garden city and the oil and gas headquarters from those parts […]

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Deaconess C. C. Okpabi


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Samuel O. Onungwe If a friend in need is indeed a friend then, I have lost my mother’s best friend. And since blood is denser or rather viscous than water then, I have also, lost my father’s sister. In all, love is fonder than blood therefore, my church has lost […]

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Southern States to Secede from Nigeria If …. – Edo Deputy Gov.


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In a recent interview with the Edo state Deputy Governor Comrade Philip Shuaibu, by Oyonews, he revealed that the 17 Southern States are ready to leave the Nigeria union if their request that the presidency should be zoned to the South is not agreed to by the Northern elites (for […]

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Fighting Insecurity can breed Insecurity


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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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Prof. Emmanuel Nwoke Amadi


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Professor Emmanuel Nwoke Amadi was a lot of things to a lot people, to some a father, grandfather, husband, friend, foe, and to some others a mentor. A man you can liken to Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King JR; Prof. E. N. Amadi stood for what he believed in, […]

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Aleto Bridge Collapses, New LG Boss Issues Ultimatum for Road Rebuilding


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Sequel to the recent Local Government elections in Rivers State that saw the election of Hon. Obarilomate Alale Ollor as the Eleme Local Government Chairman-Elect, the Rivers State Governor His Excellency Chief Barr. Ezenwo Nyesom Wike yesterday, 17th June 18, 2021, inaugurated the elected Chairman among the 22 chairmen thereby […]

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Ojaonu


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By Samuel O. Onungwe Ojaonu has been described as a minor yet significant ceremony which permits the would-be son in-law to eat at his betrothed maiden’s place whenever he visits her at her parents’ house. Ngofa (2006) says it used to be a private affair between ‘son and mother’ and […]

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History of ‘Ofe Mbo Owa’ by the Church Community


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Samuel O. Onungwe Ofe Mbo Owa customarily known as Ofe Mbo Eta E-i was centrally performed by oku eta – male adults of the community and presided by the Ͻnԑ Ɛԑ Ɛta until early 1970 when the Seventh-day Adventist Church Community at Ogale withdrew from joint participation. This action occurred […]

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If You Want Peace


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Best lessons are taught at home But when the family fails, We run to church But pastor needs to be taught So, we run to friends They tell us their stories and Ignorantly, we apply in our case And things get worse Oh how we forget: no two relationships Are […]

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The story of ELANO Investments Limited


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By Samuel O. Onungwe The civilian government of President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2004 indicated willingness to privatise some public enterprises following the failure of many of them due to poor management. The Technical Committee on Privatisation and Commercialisation TCPC had been constituted as far back as 1988. This committee metamorphosed […]

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HRH Ɛmԑrԑ Micah Nna Ngelale


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Micah Nna Ngelale was born in Eleme, in the year 1924 to Opara Joshua Ngelale of Ekporo community, Odido in Eleme Local Government Area, Rivers State. The name of his mother was Rachael Ngelale. He attended Boys School, Okrika and obtained his Standard six certificates after the obligatory examination in […]

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Was Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe Truly an Ijaw Man?


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As Published by Radio Biafra online The First Nigerian President Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe ( 1904- 1996) was indeed an enigma of no less order. His towering personality makes him to be the greatest Nigerian ever in history. But Who was Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe? Who was his true biological father? What […]

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Niger Delta cannot be part of Biafra


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By Kenneth Israel Before you even think of forming alliance with the Biafrans please remember that our Hero Isaac Adaka Boro was sentenced to death by two supposed Igbo men named ( Odumegwu Ojukwu) and ( Aguiyi Ironsi), who were still pleased with the one Nigeria slogan because Boro declared […]

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