THE TRAVESTY OF UNFOLDING TRAGEDY

THE TRAVESTY OF UNFOLDING TRAGEDY …A Chronicle Of Human Life And Sufferings (A Devotional Message) By Mberekkeobong Essien The topic, though appears subtly vague in nature, expressly seeks to point out a life’s journey dramatic with an end-result in misfortune having misery contents. Humans by nature are creatures of habits full with insatiable desire to outshine one another. Man is steadily hungry to be ranked, adored and glorified the best. ‘If not all, then almost everyone’ secretly wishes to understand another’s weakness. The moment they can succinctly predict you, that…

IKONO COUNCIL BOSS INAUGURATES SOLAR-POWERED WATER/SANITATION PROJECT

IKONO COUNCIL BOSS INAUGURATES SOLAR-POWERED WATER/SANITATION PROJECT …Eulogizes Gov Udom Emmanuel For Counterpart-Funding the Project The Chairman of Ikono Local Government Council, Hon. Itoro Columba, has poured encomiums on the Akwa Ibom State Governor, His Excellency, Deacon Udom Emmanuel, for what he described as his creative and pragmatic leadership as seen in his providing about N500m counterpart funds for the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects in two Local Government Areas in the state. Mr Columba gave his words of commendation at Ikot Akpakpan Ukpom when he inaugurated a fully…

IKONO WOMEN TAKE CAMPAIGN AGAINST RAPE, EMOTIONAL ABUSE TO CHURCH

IKONO WOMEN TAKE CAMPAIGN AGAINST RAPE, EMOTIONAL ABUSE TO CHURCH …Congregants To Report Perpetrators To Government Agencies By Mberekkeobong Essien The Wife of the Chairman of Ikono Local Government Councils, Mrs Ekaette Columba, has passed a strong message against indiscriminate rape cases to Christ’s believers and advised victims of such act in the area to report perpetrators of the earth-shaking heinous crime to Government enforcement agencies. Mrs Columba who was joined by reputed women of Ikono, dropped the hint today, Sunday at the St Francis Catholic Church, Nung Udoe Itak,…

IKONO LEGISLATURE SUSPENDS THREE COUNCILORS DURING PLENARY

IKONO LEGISLATURE SUSPENDS THREE COUNCILORS DURING PLENARY …Ekpema Mbaba, Emem George, Aniekan Asuquo Affected The Ikono Legislative Arm of Government yesterday has suspended three councillors indefinitely due to indiscriminate choas, unruly attitude and rascality leading to the damage of its MACE which is the symbol of Authority, stirring related problems against the Standing Orders of the House and disrupting the flow of proceedings during her plenary on the 12th May, 2020. The indefinite suspension effective last Tuesday, 19th May, 2020 was slammed on the 3 affected members by the leader…

Solutions To Post CoronaVirus Economic Challenges

This post is all about solutions to the post corona virus economic challenges. It is not a long post but straight to the point. The world economy has suffered seriously due to the havoc meted on it by the novel corona virus, not even the strongest of the economy is spared. Coming out of this economic melt down will be hard and difficult because those countries that often come to the rescue are now facing similar challenges. The only thing that is immuned to this situation is those business that…

149 VILLAGES IN IKONO TAKE DELIVERY OF STATE GOVERNMENT PALLIATIVES

149 VILLAGES IN IKONO TAKE DELIVERY OF STATE GOVERNMENT PALLIATIVES …As Council Boss Charges Community Leaders On Transparency In Sharing. In line with the State Government measures to cushion the effects of the lockdown occasioned by the Corona Virus Pandemic, the Chairman of Ikono Local Government Council, Hon Itoro Columba, has led other members of the Local Government Palliatives Disbursement Committee to distribute edible items to the 149 villages in Ikono. Making the presentation of the consumables to Village Heads, Village Youth Presidents, Village Chairmen and Village Women Leaders from…

Coronavirus Updates

The novel coronavirus has continued unabated. Each day comes with new cases. This morning coronavirus updates according to worldometers. A total of 276, 468 cases globally. A total of 911 reported new cases globally. A total of 11,417 deaths recorded globally. A total of 37 new deaths A total of 91954 number recovered A total of 173097 active cases. A total of 7911 serious critical. A total of 390 new cases recorded in USA A total of 19 new deaths. Nigeria currently has 12 recorded cases of coronavirus. Government have…

Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus: The Global Pandemic The world is shaken by the novel coronavirus which WHO has declared a global pandemic. Government at all level in Nigeria has started placing restriction on social gathering as measure to curtail possible outbreak in the country beyond control. Nigerians have started entertaining fears of of being infected with the virus even as the number of infected persons has increased to 12. Today some states have taken bold steps by announcing restrictions on social gathering. Among such state include Rivers State which the governor has directed…

CHAIRMEN’S LEAGUE, IKONO CONDOLES WITH BARR DAVID UDOH ON BROTHER’S DEMISE

CHAIRMEN’S LEAGUE, IKONO CONDOLES WITH BARR DAVID UDOH ON BROTHER’S DEMISE By Mberekkeobong Essien Executive Chairman of Ikono Local Government Council, Hon. Itoro Columba last Friday led his colleagues under the aegis of ‘Forum Of Former Chairmen’ Ikono chapter, to commiserate with one of their own, Barr. David Udoh over the loss of his elder brother, ASP Henry Michael Udo who died recently while in active service. The condolence visit, held at the family compound, Oduk, in Ikono Local Government Area, had in attendance past Chairmen of Ikono Local Government.…

AFAHA EDIENE COMMUNITY LAUDS IKONO COUNCIL BOSS ON STELLAR PERFORMANCE

…Applauds Him For 500KVA Transformer Donation By Mberekkeobong Essien The people of Afaha Ediene community in Ikono Local Government Area, have commended the Executive Chairman of Ikono, Hon. Itoro Columba, for recently donating a 500KVA transformer to the community and for providing other basic amenities of life to alleviate their sufferings. The Village Chairman of Afaha Ediene Community, Chief Udo Uwene Ekanem made the commendation last Friday when stakeholders of the village led by their Village Head, Chief Uwem Akpan Umoren, paid a thank you visit to the council boss…