Breaking: Four killed in two days at Ughelli

Within the space of two days, four persons have been reportedly killed and many others injured at different locations in a cult related attack in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. It could not be ascertained what has led to the cult killing. It was gathered by this medium that two of the deceased persons were killed last Saturday following the election postponement by INEC, While the others were killed on Sunday at different locations. A source who spoke on anonymous condition alleged that, “One of the deceased…

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People’s Progressive Parliament Holds Election Sensitization Program

By Gradeone Henry The People’s Progressive Parliament (PPP) recently held an election sensitisation program at their national secretariat in Ughelli, Delta State. The sensitisation program according to the group president, Comr. Matthew Onorhere was part of efforts to enlighten the electorate on the various electoral processes so as to avoid past mistakes related to voter aparthy, violence, election rigging, election cancelation, wrong voting pattern and misinformation.

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Breaking :INEC Shifts Nigeria Polls to February 23, March 9, Give Reasons

BREAKING: INEC postpones Nigeria elections, announces new dates, gives reasons…. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has postponed the February 16 presidential and National Assembly elections. The polls will now hold Saturday February 23. This was one of the decisions reached early Saturday morning in a meeting INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu had with the 12 national commissioners in Abuja. Addressing the media, Yakubu explained that the shift was mainly due to logistics problems faced by the commission. “Following a careful review, the commission came to the conclusion that proceeding…

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2019: Ogbimi Sue For Peaceful Polls

By Ovedhe Hezekiah, A PDP chieftain in Isoko North Local Government, Hon. Jude Omena Ogbimi, has urged politicians, electorates and other critical stakeholders in the forthcoming 2019 general elections to ensure peaceful conduct of the polls in the state. Jude Ogbimi made this call when he hosted his members of Otor-Igho Ward 13, to intimate them on the importance of exercising their franchise at his Otor-Igho residence, Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State, ahead of the forthcoming general elections. Ogbimi said that Governor Okowa administration has resolved to…

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BREAKING: INEC to postpone tomorrow’s election – Premium Times

  Premium Times, Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu showing a specimen ballot paper for Ekiti governorship election during the INEC quarterly consultative meeting with political parties, in Abuja on Wednesday (4/6/18). 03573/4/6/2018/Hogan Bassey/NAN FILE: Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu showing a specimen ballot paper for Ekiti governorship election during the INEC quarterly consultative meeting with political parties, in Abuja on Wednesday (4/6/18). 03573/4/6/2018/Hogan Bassey/NAN The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is considering postponing Saturday’s presidential and national assembly elections, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. Multiple sources close to the…

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Adode presents starter packs to over 180 youths in Ughelli

..as Gov Okowa lauds gestures By Joel Grandball, DELTA State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has lauded the gesture of Ughelli North Local Government Chairman, Hon. Godwin Adode toward his empowerment program and urged leaders in the area to synergies with his program. Okowa said this on the occasion of the presentation of Starter Packs and certificates to beneficiaries and graduant of ‘Okowa/Adode Empowerment Scheme’ Phase One. Some of the Items distributed were, 64 Sewing machines, Hair dryers and Washing basins respectively and the presentation of awards and certificates of participation…

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One killed, many injured as monarch flee warring community

  By Blessing Amudo ONE person has been reportedly killed as properties worth millions of naira were, Saturday, destroyed when youths from Effurun-Otor community in Ughelli South Local government area of Delta State went on rampage following the alleged killing of a female resident of the community by persons suspected to be members of the community vigilante outfit. According to sources in the community, the deceased had approached the vigilante group operating in the community to plead with them to release her brother who was arrested by the operatives and…

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APC, PDP leaders Sign Peace Accord Ahead Of Elections In Ethiope East

By Omoghene Benedict,   AHEAD of the forthcoming general  elections, leaders of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP and the All Progressives Congress, APC in Ethiope East local government area of Delta State, have promised to conduct themselves in a peaceful  and orderly manner during and after the polls in the area. The agreement was reached at the palace of the Ovie of Agbon Kingdom, HRM, Ogurimerime Ukori I, at Isiokolo, Headquarters of the local government on the occasion of the peace accord meeting organized by the council of traditional chiefs…

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2019: PDP Will Win In All The Units In Ughelli North-Oharisi

Delta State House of Assembly candidate for Ughelli North Consituancy II, Hon. Eric Oharisi, has expressed optimism that the People’s Democratic Party, PDP will win all polling units in Ughelli North in the presidential and National Assembly elections of Saturday. Oharisi stated this, when his campaign train visited Uduere, Otovwodo, Ododego and Erhuemukohwoarien in Ughelli North, maintaining that PDP has been endeared into the heart of  Ughelli people. According to him, “when you see people loving you, it’s either you are doing something to affect their lives or you have…

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Delta State Is Suffering A Lot Of Setback Due To Security Challenges-Ubiebor

  Mr. Ufuoma Ubiebor, an ex-banker is currently a management consultant acquiring skills in strategy development/management, people relationship, performance and wealth management. In this interview with Omamuzo Efidhere and Choice Grandball, he spoke on security challenges in Delta State, its attendant adverse socio-economic consequences and proffered solutions going forward. Excerpts: Can we meet you? I am a situational and transformational leader with diverse work experience; my work experience spans a period of over 15years with several organization in the United kingdom and Nigeria; my 15years cognate work experience, 10 of…

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