• Headline News,  Local News

    Why Criminality Is Endemic In Eleme

    Famed security expert, and Secretary, Ebubu Council of Chiefs, Chief Osaro Ollorwi in this interview x-rays the causes of the high level of insecurity in Eleme. He submitted that the only way out of the malady is to go back to our African system of belief which regards spilling of blood as a taboo. He also spoke on other issues. Excerpts: Inside Eleme: Good afternoon Sir, please for the benefit of our readers, can we know your name and position in Eleme local government area? Chief Ollorwi: I am Chief Osaro Ollorwi, I am the Secretary of Ebubu Council of Chiefs and by the grace of God, I am a…

  • Education,  Headline News

    My Stance For What Is Right In Uniport Was A Problem – Prof. Lale • Insists cultism, exam malpractice attracts expulsion

    The Vice Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt, Prof. Ndowa Ekoate Sunday Lale had confessed that the major part of the problems he faced on assumption of office was anchored on his determination to do things differently for good. “My insistence that lecture must start on the first day of resumption each semester has firmly taken root, despite initial resistance by people with vested interest in perpetuating the old way of doing things”. Prof. Lale while briefing the press at the School premises ahead of the University of Port Harcourt 32nd Convocation Ceremony made it clear that cultism and examination misconduct attracts automatic expulsion or rustication in the University…

  • Headline News

    Court Reaffirms Elano Investments Limited’s Authority To Manage IEPL Host Communities Dividends

    Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has reaffirmed Elano Investments Limited’s authority to manage the 7.5% shares of the Host Communities of Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Limited. In a statement issued by Udeme Obot, Head of Media and Corporate Communications, Elano Investments Limited it says Justice H. Oshomah in his judgment established that the Host Communities entered a valid contract with Elano to source for N2. 925 billion to acquire the 375, 000 equities offered by the Federal Government through the Bureau of Public Enterprise BPE in 2009. It further stated that, Justice Oshomah upheld the validity of the contract the parties entered into where authority was vested in Elano…

  • Headline News,  Local News

    How Unknown Gunmen Killed My Father – Johnson Chu

    Son of late Chief Jonathan Chu a naval officer from Onne, Eleme, Rivers State who was killed recently by unknown gunmen has narrated an eyewitness account of how his father met his untimely death in the hands of assassins. In an interview with Inside Eleme, Johnson Chu said,  “Have this in mind that what am narrating to you is a piece of the story from an eye witness that was presently there. “My dad while driving to his immediate younger brother’s residence at Onne, (Nkpornwi’s compound at 8:45pm), the moment he approached the compound at palace road, he was stopped by unknown gunmen dressed in black clothes with arms. The…

  • Headline News,  Oil & Gas

    Port Manager Applauds Indorama’s Strides • Says Indorama Has Made Onne Port Very Active

    Alhaji Alhassan Ismaila, Port Manager, Onne Port Complex has said that Indorama has contributed to the development of the Nigeria maritime industry. He said: “Indorama has contributed a lot to the maritime industry because they have built a brand new terminal inside Onne Port here, which is an export terminal. It is a two-berth terminal which started operation in 2016. The terminal is state-of-the-art, with a modern ship loader and it has a water depth of 11 metres that is able to handle vessels of 40,000 – 50,000 metric tons. Speaking in an interview, the port manager said when Indorama started operations, they were averaging one vessel per month in…

  • Headline News,  Local News

    Brain Gokpa Responsible For Insecurity In Eleme – Walter Olaka

    Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Eleme Local Government Area, Comrade Walter Olaka has accused President, Eleme Youth Council, Comrade Brain Emere Gokpa as the one behind the rising insecurity in Eleme. Walter who described Brian Gokpa as factional Eleme Youth leader from Aleto said he is the one fueling the crisis and accommodating the kidnappers and killers in Eleme local government. He also alleged that Brain Gokpa arranged and paid late Mba Joe, popularly known as Mba boy to kill him. The APC youth leader also said that on the 15th of January, 2018, Prince Brain Gokpa, Osaronu Ngwogu and Cyrus Okochi came to his residence…

  • Headline News,  Local News

    Oji Ngofa Masterminded My Arrest By Army – Brain Gokpa

    President of Eleme Youth Council Worldwide, Prince Brain Emere Gokpa has accused the Eleme born Nigeria Ambassador to the Netherlands, Ambassador Oji Ngofa of orchestrating his arrest and detention  by the Army during the just concluded March 2019 Elections in Eleme. Gokpa in an interview with Inside Eleme said he was innocent of any wrong doing on the Election Day, 23rd February, 2019, and wondered what warranted his arrest and incarceration for days.  He said he was on election duty as an agent of his party, the PDP when Amb. Oji Ngofa instructed soldiers attached to him to arrest him. Hear him: “On the 23rd day of February, 2019 on…

  • Headline News,  Local News

    Jubilation As Ogale Enthrones Emere Appolus Chu As Clan Head • Why We Dethroned Bebe Okpabi – Princeley Chujor

    The people of Ogale Clan in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State have chosen, installed and enthroned His Royal Highness, Emere (Dr.) Appolus Chu as Paramount Ruler/Clan Head of Ogale Community, otherwise known as Oneh Eh Eta Ogale. The coronation ceremony of Emere Appolus Chu was done by a college of Ogale land priests led by Chief Olaka Igwe at the popular Aluoken Town Hall/Community Square on Thursday, 12th April, 2019 and was witnessed by chiefs, elders, youths and people of Ogale Community. Meanwhile, an illustrious son of Ogale and Leader of the Concerned Citizens of Ogale, Chief (Hon.) Barr. Princeley Emeka Chujor said the enthronement of Emere Appolus…

  • Entertainment,  Headline News

    March 9 Elections: PDP Fumes As Army Denies Agents Access Into INEC Collation Centre In Eleme

    Chairman of Eleme Local Government Council, Hon. Philip Okparaji has accused members of the Nigerian Army of denying PDP agents in Eleme Local Government Area access to the INEC collation centre in Ogale Eleme. Hear him: “The Army has stopped our party agents from going into the INEC office, our legitimate agents with their tags. We can’t go in; you can’t chase the agents of a political party out of where they are counting the votes. They need to be there so that they can see and record for the party. We have approached the captain but he refused, we can’t go in even as a local government chairman, I…

  • Entertainment,  Headline News

    2019: Mpigi, Others Present INEC Certificates of Return to Wike

    Newly elected PDP senatorial candidate for Rivers South East Senatorial District, Senator-elect, Barry Mpigi has presented his INEC Certificate of Return to the Governor of Rivers State, Chief (Barr.) Nyesom Wike. Mpigi presented his INEC Certificate of Return alongside other members of the National Assembly elected on the platform of the PDP at a ceremony in the Government House, Port Harcourt. In his speech on behalf of the elected National Assembly members, Senator-elect, Barry Mpigi said there is no need for anyone to panic as Governor Wike will be declared winner in line with the votes cast on March 9. He said Rivers people are with Governor Wike as shown…