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    Maureen And Godspower Exchange Marital Vows

    It was a day of joy and fun for friends, well-wishers and the families of Chief Nelson Inowei  Amolo Tiengi of Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State and Late Chief S.K. Jaka of Akpajo, Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State as their children Maureen Inowei and Jaka Godspower Kenwi were joined together in Holy Matrimony at the Four Square Gospel Church, Mile I, Diobu, Port Harcourt. In a sermon at the service, the officiating minister, Rev. Sylvester Eitopriye charged the couple to honour their new marital relationship as stated in the Holy Scriptures by God. He said, God instituted marriage to fulfill a unique purpose in life and…

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    Wellington Nkpon Laid To Rest

    The remains of the Paramount Ruler of Akpajo Clan, His Royal Highness, Emere Wellington Ada-Nwafor Obele Nkpon, Oneh-eh-eta Akpajo Clan (XIII) has been laid to rest at his residence in Akpajo Eleme. The funeral church service which took place at St. Luke’s Anglican Church, Akpajo Parish was well attended by the crème de la crème of the society including the Executive Chairman of Eleme Local Government Council, Hon. (Barr.) Philip Okparaji, Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, Chief Oji Ngofa, Paramount Ruler of Alode Clan, His Royal Highness, D.O.N. Awala, Paramount Ruler of Eteo Clan, His Royal Highness, Emere T.E.K. Akobe, former Eleme Local Government Chairman, Chief Ejor N. Ejor, Captains…

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    Mary, Mbasca Exchange Marital Vows

    It was celebration galore as Eleme star musician and Nollywood movie producer and actor, Father Mbasca Chindo, walked the aisle with his beautiful bride, Mary Aken as they were joined together in Holy Matrimony at the Assemblies of God, Church, Ogale I in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State. The marriage ceremony which was well attended by family, friends and well-wishers of the couple also attracted members of the Nollywood, comedians, and members of the Performing Musicians of Nigeria, PMAN, and popular Eleme gospel singers, pastors of Assemblies of Church amongst others. In a sermon, Senior Pastor of Assemblies of God Church I, Ogale, Rev. Loveday Osarondor who spoke…

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    St. Paul’s Catholic Women Celebrate Mothers’ Day

    It was celebration galore as women of St. Paul’s Catholic Parish, Alesa Eleme, their families and well-wishers joined other Christian faithful across the globe to celebrate and mark this year’s Mothers’ Day at their church auditorium. The officiating minister and Parish Priest of St. Paul’s Catholic Parish, Alesa Eleme, Rev. Father Francis Tete in his sermon charged the mothers to embrace holiness and development in their motherhood saying holiness is the only access to get to heaven and promote good development in the society. Throwing light on the celebration, the priest said motherhood is a priceless treasure, a fact which everyone should appreciate except one not born and suckled by…

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    Chief Samuel Nwolu performs A-chun yam planting • Salutes Emere Okori for Reviving the Eleme yam title culture

    A young traditional ruler in Eleme Local Government Area, Chief Samuel Nwolu says he has taken step to consolidate on the success made by King Appolus Chu, the Egbere Emere Okori Eleme, to revive the long forgotten Okon-Esaa custom which is the ‘Yam Title Festival’ of Eleme people, by going to farm for initial planting of yams known as A-chu. Chief Nwolu who said he will be celebrating Achun Yam Title next year further stated that he was motivated by King Appolus Chu, the monarch of Okori Eleme people who recently bagged the highest yam title of Emere Ngwe Eleme having performed A-Chu Ette Yam Festival. Chief Nwolu who is…

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    Ogale People Choose Emere Appolus Chu As Clan Head

    The people of Ogale Clan in Eleme Local Government Area, Rivers State have selected His Royal Highness, Dr. Appolus Chu as their new Clan head and Paramount Ruler of the Community. Speaking at the ceremony, Chief Ejii Olaka, the Oneh Nkporon Ogale said although King Appolus Chu, the Egbere Emere Okori Eleme was not in town at the time of his selection, the people of the community having consulted widely found him fit and chose him as their new king as tradition demands. He said after going round the community visiting all the sacred shrines in Ogale, the chiefs, elders and youths unanimously moved and took the sacred stool of…

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    Ascension High School Students Visit Appolus Chu Yam Barn

    Students of Ascension High School, Ogale Eleme on excursion has visited the A-chu Ette yam barn of His Royal Highness, Appolus Chu stocked at his palace, Ogale Eleme. On arrival, the students were conducted round the yam barn and shown the stakes of A-chu, Obo, Obere Obo, Otaa Obo and A-chu Ette in the barn traditionally called Ogun. The students were told that, to perform the A-chu title rite, an individual must farm, harvest and display 21 tubers of Eleme yam called Ngweh or Esa Nkwe on a yam barn, multiplied by 100 barns which gives a total of 2,100 yams on a barn, all lined up in a traditionally…

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    My Son Is Not A Cultist – Emereowa Gokpa

    Mother of Eleme youth president, Her Majesty, Chief (Mrs.) Evelyn Ada Gokpa, the Emereowa Eh Eleme (Overall Women Chief of Eleme) has said that her son, Prince Brain Emere Gokpa is not a cultist, and does not associate with them. Adding that he was merely framed up and arrested by the military. The Emereowa who was reacting to the arrest of her son said she was deeply worried over the disappearance of her son, Brain Gokpa during the Presidential/National Assembly Election ccused Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, Amb. Oji Ngofa of being behind the arrest of his son by the Army. She said her son being the youth president of…

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    Godwin Chinwi Is A Peaceful Man – Obele

    Acting King of Eleme, His Royal Majesty, Emere Philip Obele has described His Royal Highness, Godwin Yorgba Chinwi, the traditional ruler of Egbalor Community in Ebubu Eleme as a friendly, peaceful and gentleman. Speaking during the coronation ceremony of Chief Chinwi, King Obele said he has known Chinwi from his childhood, stressing that the leadership position he has assumed calls for service and not formality. He further advised the crowned traditional ruler not to be distracted by unnecessary rumours, but rather utilize the useful information at his disposal for the benefit of his Egbalor people. King Obele said, “I have known Godwin Yorgba Chiwin right from the days of our…

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    2 Years Old Regains Freedom From Kidnappers

    A two year old child, Godwin Bebe Simeon Olaka, who was kidnapped in his father’s compound, at Alueken Community in Ogale Clan, Eleme Local Government Area has regained his freedom and reunited with his parents after over two weeks. In an interview with Inside Eleme, his father, Mr. Simeon Olaka disclosed that his son was kidnapped on the 2nd of March 2019 by gunmen who demanded for ransom. Hear him: “It was on the 2nd of March, 2019, when I came back from a meeting and I discovered that my son was missing. We started looking around for him but couldn’t find him. Then after four days, I had a…