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    Indorama’s Projects In Host Communities Excites Okpa

    The traditional ruler of Okole/Okpa Community in Agbonchia, Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State, Chief Friday O. Okpa has commended Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Limited for their CSR projects which he said include the ongoing Technical College in Agbonchia and a solar powered Streetlight in Aleto Clan. Okpa, a stakeholder in Agbonchia host community spoke in an interview with Inside Eleme where he confirmed that the Technical College Project in Agbonchia is ongoing with a completion period of three years. He further thanked the Board members of Indorama for choosing Agbonchia for the Technical College Project, stressing that Agbonchia as large as it is, is the only clan in Eleme…

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    ‘I Have Finished My Mission In Eleme Land’ – Rev. Egemti

    Senior Pastor of Christian Pentecostal Mission (CPM) Int’l in Alesa Eleme, Rev. Lawrence Egemti has been transferred from the Alesa Eleme branch of the church otherwise known as City of David Cathedral to the Headquarters of the Church in Onitsha, Anambra State where he is to resume as State Pastor. Rev. Egemti’s transfer came with promotion and a corresponding higher responsibility as he is now a State Supervisor and Senior Pastor of CPM in Anambra State. In an interview with Inside Eleme, Rev. Lawrence Egemti who was recently honoured by the youths of CPM, Alesa with an Award for Meritorious Service as part of their farewell package for him, expressed…

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    PHRC TAM: Satkeholders Protest Non-Employment of Host Community Youths

    Open Letter to Governor of Rivers State CONCERNED STAKEHOLDERS OF ELEME No. 7 Catholic Road, Alesa Eleme, Rivers State Tel: 07033328630, 08099870080 + E-mail: jenspresidency@yahoo.co.uk   His Excellency, CHIEF (BARR.) NYESOM EZENWO WIKE (CON) GSSRS Executive Governor of Rivers State Government House Port Harcourt.  Thro: The Executive Chairman, Eleme LGA  Dear Sir,  DENIAL OF ELEME YOUTHS OF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE ON-GOING TURN AROUND MAINTENANCE IN PORT HARCOURT REFINING COMPANY (PHRC) BY PIVOT GIS LIMITED,AN ACTION FUELING BREACH OF THE PEACE AND INSECURITY IN THE AREA  We write as Concerned Stakeholders of Eleme origin to formally submit this petition against Messrs PIVOT GIS Limited, a foreign company with local partners…

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    Labour Unions Hopeful On Implementation of New Minimum Wage

    Labour leaders in Eleme Local Government Area have expressed the hope that Rivers State Government under Governor Nyesom Wike would implement payment of the 30,000 new Minimum Wage to workers in the state. The Labour leaders who spoke to Inside Eleme on the occasion of this year’s Workers’ Day celebration include Comrade Friday N. Gberebe, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Eleme Chapter, Comrade Gideon Osarondor, Chairman, Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) and Comrade Gospel Mimi, Chairman, National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE). In his speech, Comrade Gberebe who said workers deserve a better take home package as salary expressed happiness that the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has…

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    Okanje Inducted Into Ogbo-Nkporon Aleto

    The Board Chairman, Elano Investments Limited, Chief Gomba Okanje has been inducted into Ogbo Nkporon Aleto in Aleto Community. Presenting him to the Aleto Council of Chiefs, Paramount Ruler of Okerewa Community, Chief Osilaechu Mgbimgbii declared that, Chief Okanje, having performed all the traditional rites and requirements to be inducted, and after critical examination, the Aleto Council of Chiefs found him qualified to be inducted into Ogbo Nkporon Aleto. Mgbimgbii said Okerewa people where Okanje hails from describe him as a man of right standing whose good works have contributed to the growth and development of Okerewa and Aleto community. He added that the community has been transformed through community…

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    Okanje Joins Eleme Council of Chiefs

    The Board Chairman, Elano Investments Limited, Chief Gomba Okanje has been formally introduced and admitted into Eleme and Nchia Council of Chief and Elders. The Paramount Ruler of Okerewa Community, His Royal Highness, Osilaechu Mgbimgbii and other members of Aleto Council of Chiefs and Elders officially presented Chief Okanje to the Acting King of Eleme, His Royal Majesty, Emere Dr. Philip Obele in his palace in Aleto Community. In his speech, Chief Mgbimgbii said Chief Okanje having been recently inducted into Ogbo Nkporon Aleto is by Eleme culture and tradition entitled to be admitted into Eleme Council of Chiefs and Elders. He thanked the Acting King of Eleme kingdom, Sir…

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    King Obele To Eleme Youths: Be Diligent To Bring Honour Home • Applauds Awardee, Amasi-Gomba

    The Acting King of Eleme Land, His Royal Majesty, Dr. Philip Obele has urged youths of Eleme to be hardworking in whatever they find themselves doing across the globe to bring honour and pride to their family and society. The monarch gave the admonition while receiving Mrs. Victoria Amasi-Gomba, a Presidential Award Winner of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in his palace. The king who was visibly elated applauded the Presidential Awardee, who hails from Aleto for making the community and Eleme people proud stressing that by her award, she has projected the image of Eleme. He congratulated the awardee and urged her to continue to aspire higher. “I…

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    Akobe Inaugurates Eteo Football Management C’ttee

    Newly constituted members of Eteo Football Management Team have been inaugurated by the Paramount Ruler and Clan Head of Eteo, His Royal Highness, Emere T.E.K. Akobe. While performing the inauguration, Emere TEK Akobe expressed happiness that despite the challenges encountered by the Eteo football team otherwise called Eteo Town Team, it has continued to thrive.  He urged members of the football team to work in unity and oneness and pledged the needed support for the collective success of the new executives. The Paramount Ruler condemned the attitude of Eta-Abai clan team which he said attracted the suspension slammed on them and warned other clans against indiscipline. He however lifted the…

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    Emere Appolus Chu Approves Reforms In Ogale Customs ….As Okori Marks 2019 Easter Celebration

    As part of activities to mark this year’s Easter celebration, the people of Okori – Eleme in Eleme Local Government Area, Rivers State held a special Easter Day Prayers. The event which took place at the palace of the Egbere Emere Okori Eleme, His Royal Highness, Appolus Chu, attracted people from the various Okori Communities in Eleme Kingdom. Convener of the prayer session, His Royal Highness, Emere (Dr.) Appolus Chu, who doubles as the Oneh Eh Eta Ogale offered special prayer to God on behalf of the people. He prayed God to protect, and promote sons and daughters of Okori Eleme and Ogale Communities, especially those that are due for…

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    King Appolus Chu Lifts Women Farmers With N6m

    As farmers in Eleme Local Government Area prepare for this year’s planting season, the President, Appolus Chu Foundation, His Royal Highness, Emere Appolus Chu has doled out the sum of N6million to women across the ten communities in Eleme Kingdom as Agric Support fund to enable them cultivate their farmland. The sum of N2.7million was shared among 135 women drawn from the nine communities in Ogale Clan, while N3.3million was shared amongst 165 Okori Community women drawn from the eleven communities of Okori across Eleme Local Government Area. King Appolus Chu, the Egbere Emere/Paramount Ruler of Okori Eleme who doubles as the Oneh Eh Eta/Clan Head of Ogale Community has…