• 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…

  • Education,  Headline News

    King Appolus Chu Performs A-chu Ette Yam Festival

    King (Dr.) Appolus Chu, the Egbere Emere of the people of Okori Eleme Community has been conferred the title of Emere Ngwe of Eleme, being the highest yam title in Eleme land. Emere Okori, Appolus Chu bagged the title having completed all the yam title stages and traditional rites beginning from Achu, Obo, Obere Obo, Otaa Obo and climaxed with A-chu Ette making him the first in Eleme to perform all the stages at once. The conferment of the title of Emere Esaa which took place during a colourful yam festival ceremony organised by Emere Appolus Chu at his Egbere Emere Okori playground at Ogale Eleme witnessed the attendance traditional…

  • Column

    STATE-OF-THE UNION ADDRESS AND STEWARDSHIP OF OFFICE FOR THE PERIOD UNDER REVIEW BY CHIEF (ELDER) ISRAEL EJIRAOBARI GOMBA-ABBEY JP

    STATE-OF-THE UNION ADDRESS AND STEWARDSHIP OF OFFICE FOR THE PERIOD UNDER REVIEW BY CHIEF (ELDER) ISRAEL EJIRAOBARI GOMBA-ABBEY JP., PRESIDENT GENERAL, O-E’LA OBOR ELEME (THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF ELEME PEOPLE, WORLDWIDE), ON THE OCCASION OF THIS YEAR’S TRADITIONAL ELEME DAY CELEBRATION HOLDING AT ELEME CIVIC CENTRE, OGALE ON WEDNESDAY, OCHUN 26TH DECEMBER, 2018 Protocols My brothers and sisters, respected and dignified sons and daughters of Eleme here present, those following this event online from their houses, those of us in the United States of American, Europe and around the world participating in this important event online, I bring you all season’s greetings from the Executives of O-E’la Obor Eleme. I…

  • Headline News,  Local News

    Philip Obele Ascends Throne As Oneh Eh Eleme • Performs Traditional Rites

    Newly appointed Acting Oneh Eh Eleme, His Royal Majesty, King (Dr.) Philip Osaro Obele JP., has formally assumed office as the king of Eleme Land, (Oneh Eh Eleme XI). It would be recalled that the State Governor, Chief Barr Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike appointed Chief Obele as the Acting King at the funeral church service of Late King S.O. Ejire. King Obele officially ascended the throne on 12th January, 2019 after performing the required traditional rites as provided by the Eleme customs and traditions at the ceremony held in his E-era Palace. The ceremony attracted all the paramount rulers/clan heads and spokespersons otherwise known as Oneh Nkporon. Some of the Paramount…

  • Politics

    Eleme PDP Inaugurates Campaign Council • Says Focus Is To Return Wike, Others To Power

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Eleme Local Government Area has inaugurated Campaign Council and ward coordinators in the different wards in Eleme with a charge to deliver PDP candidates contesting election in different elective positions. Speaking at the inauguration, the Executive Chairman of Eleme Local Government Council, Hon. Barrister Philip Okparaji said the assignment given to the inaugurated Campaign Council is simply to return the Governor of Rivers State, Chief (Barr.) Nyesom Wike to Brick House in 2019 elections, as well as other PDP candidates. He urged them to be diligent in carrying out their responsibilities and tasked the Ward Coordinators to deliver their unit, adding that all eligible…

  • Local News

    Friday Okpa Regains Freedom • Says: ‘My Kidnap Has Nothing To Do With Oneh Eh Eta Agbonchia Stool’

    Chief Friday Okpa, the Paramount Ruler of Okpa Community in Agbonchia Eleme who was recently kidnapped from his residence in Agbonchia at about 8:35am while on his way to Church has dismissed the insinuation that his kidnap had something to do with his ambition to become the Paramount Ruler of Agbonchia Community in Eleme Local Government Area,Rivers State. Speaking in an interview with Inside Eleme shortly after regaining his freedom, Chief Okpa who narrated his ordeal said, associating him with the stool of Oneh Eh Eta Agbonchia at such a time when Eleme people were mourning the demise of Late King Ejire who was Oneh Eh Eleme X/Agbonchia was the…

  • Oil & Gas

    Emere Mba-Ngei & Alesa Vs Indorama & Others: Ruling On Preliminary Objections For Jan 30

    The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has fixed January 30th for ruling on preliminary objections in the matter seeking inclusion of Alesa Community as one of the host communities of Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Limited. There were five objections raised by the defendants on different grounds: They argued that they were wrongly joined as parties, that the suit discloses no cause of action against them, that they are non-existent persons and that the Court generally lacks jurisdiction to hear the matter. All the objections were heard in court and the plaintiffs, Johnson Emere Mba-Ngei and Alesa Community opposed all the preliminary objections through their lawyer, C. A. Emenketi who…

  • Editorial

    Oneh Eh Eleme Stool: Nkporwin Is Dwelling In Self Delusion – Wifa

    Inside Eleme: Sir, can we meet you? B.M. Wifa: Am popularly known as B.M. Wifa, a lawyer and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). Inside Eleme: King Nkpornwi granted an interview to the effect that Eleme people should steer clear of the stool of Oneh-Eh Eleme, stressing that since the former king, HRM S.O. Ejire who had been in court with him over the stool of Oneh eh Eleme is dead ,he automatically becomes the king of Eleme What is your view as Counsel to the late King S.O. Ejire? B.M. Wifa: Well, all I can tell you is that those views of the person who calls himself King Nkpornwi…

  • Opinion

    Eleme Youths Are Lazy – Obarinemi Paul-Obelley

    Vibrant and young Bishop Obarinemi Paul-Obelley of the Shammah Ministry International in this interview x-rays the problem in Eleme land and urges the youths to think out of the box in order to tear off the garb of laziness which according to him is beclouding their future. He said the youths should explore opportunities inherent in the internet and stop complaining of lack of jobs and harassing the companies in the land. Excerpts: Inside Eleme: Sir, may we have a peep into your background. Bishop Obarinemi: I am Obarinemi Paul-Obelley. I am a Bishop of Shammah Ministry International. I’ve been serving in the ministry for about 14 years now, I’ve…