Marriage, Union Between Husband And Wife, Is Till Death Do Us Part, Clergy

By Onoriode Etatsemi. SAPELE/Nigeria: The minister in Charge of the Zion Baptist church Igbeku Community in Sapele Local government area of Delta State Rev Raymond Agi, has described marriage as an everlasting union between couples till death do us part. Rev Agi who officiated on the occasion when ThankGod Mene, tired the nuptial nuts between him and his wife in a colourful ceremony said marriage is a state where the couples lives together forever no matter the circumstance except death. He explained that this arrangement is a lawful union according…

Okowa mourns legendary historian, Prof. Abednego Ekoko

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed sadness on the passing of one of Nigeria’s foremost historians, Professor Abednego Ekoko, describing his passage as a great loss to Delta and Nigeria. Ekoko reportedly died on Saturday after a brief illness, at 79. Okowa recalled that Ekoko, a Professor of History, who served and retired at the Delta State University, Abraka, was at various times, Commissioner for Education in the state during the military administration, Sole Administrator, Delta State University, Abraka; Commissioner, National Boundary Commission and Chairman, Delta State…

Ejovi and Emily Ends Marriage According to Traditional Rights

UGHELLI/Nigeria: Chief Johnbull Ejovi, Friday said the marriage between him and Mrs Emily Ejovi has broken down irretrievably. Ejovi in a statement, titled legal notice/disclaimer signed by himself, said: “I wish to inform the general public that I was married to one Emily Ejovi (nee Apiloko) under the Urhobo native law and custom. “That there was no children from the aforesaid marriage. “That the marriage has broken down irretrievably as the said Emily has moved out of the house. “That both families met and the dowry paid was returned by…

Asaba Mourns Exit Of Ex-Director Of Industry

ASABA/Nigeria: Asaba community in Delta on last Friday, October 15, 2021 bade farewell to one of its sons, Mr Anthony Okwura, a retired Director in the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, as he was laid to rest. Okwura, an engineer, died on Sept. 3, 2021, in Lagos at the age of 83. The retired director was buried in Asaba. He was survived by wife, Winifred; two children and other family members. Alhough they mourn his exit, Asaba people celebrated Okwura for his legacies and philanthropy. Okwura, who was also known…

Wife delivers Emotional Tribute at Dudu Heritage’s Burial in Ibadan

IBADAN/Nigeria: The remains of Mr Ola Ibironke, the late Ibadan Golf Club (IGC) Captain was on Friday interred in Ibadan amidst tribute and tears. The deceased popularly known as Dudu Heritage died on Sunday, Sept. 12, within the IGC arena after a training session. He was buried at Eternal Home Cemetery along Oyo Road, after the planting of a tree in his honour at IGC premises and a funeral service at All Saints Church Jericho, Ibadan. Mrs Bimbo Oshin-Ibironke, a popular Yoruba movie actress and wife of the deceased, described…

Okowa Congratulates Roli Uduaghan At 60

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated Mrs Roli Uduaghan, wife of former governor of the state, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, on her 60th birth anniversary. Okowa, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, described Mrs Uduaghan as courageous, amiable, kind-hearted woman and a strong pillar of support to her husband. He commended her for her love for humanity, recalling her ‘I CARE’ programme, the platform she used to touch the lives of many, particularly widows and prisoners, during the administration of her husband. ”On behalf…

Okowa Congratulates Sultan Of Sokoto At 65

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, as he clocks 65 years. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor commended the Sultan for promoting and advancing the course of peace, unity and religious harmony in the country. He said that Nigerians remained grateful to Sultan Abubakar for his astute contributions to peace-building, co-existence and religious tolerance among Nigerians. The governor noted that the Sultan’s wise counseling on national issues had continued to…

Okowa Praises Oneya Says He Impacted the Society While Alive

AGBARHO/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Sunday, said the demise of former military administrator of Benue and Kano States, Brig-Gen Dominic Oneya (retd), was an impactful loss to the state and Nigeria. He stated this when he visited the deceased’s family in their Effurun home in Uvwie Local Government Area on condolence. Okowa said that Oneya lived a life of great impact in all the positions he held in the country, adding that the former military officer epitomised humility and sincerity in his life. He was accompanied on…

Okowa Congratulates Amori at 69

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated renowned politician and statesman, Chief Ighoyota Amori, on his 69th birth anniversary. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Monday in Asaba, the governor noted that Amori, an accomplished leader and statesman, had contributed immensely to the growth and unity of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and development of Delta. He commended the gifted politician fondly known as“Odidimadi’’ in political circle, for his keen efforts at bridge-building and described him as “a great political strategist” whose…

Okowa Mourns Gen. Dominic Oneya

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has expressed sadness over the death of former President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Brig.-Gen. Dominic Oneya (retd). Oneya, who hails from Agbarho in Ughelli North Local Government Area, reportedly died on Thursday at his Effurun GRA residence in Uvwie Local Government Area. He was 73. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Friday in Asaba, Okowa commiserated with the Urhobo nation and Agbarho community in particular, over the demise of the renowned soldier, administrator and politician, who…