17yrs Old Mother Throws 9-Months Old Son Into Well In Ughelli

 By Uruemu Favour, AN abominable act was committed at Ekiugbo community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State as 9-months old baby was thrown into a well by his biological mother. The mother of the baby simply identified as Eguonor Joseph,17 had decided to do away with her son because of her inability to carter for well-being.  It was gathered by our reporter that, Eguonor Joseph had dropped her baby, named Harrison Joseph inside as early 5a.m but the remains of the baby was discovered at about 1:50p.m by…

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Burutu Legislative Arm Leader, Alubeze Eulogises Virtues of Clark At 92

By Sunday Apah, The Leader of Burutu Local Government Area Legislative Arm, Rt. Hon. Joseph Asiaye Alubeze has described the National Leader of the Ijaw nation, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark as a true leader and an enigma as he clocks 92 years of age. Alubeze in a congratulatory message described Clark as a father, visionary leader whom God through him has blessed many including himself. “He is the pillar of Nigerian modern democracy and pillar of the Niger Delta. He is a tenacious man, his upbeat spirit has helped him…

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Nonagenarian Installed As ‘Isi Ada’ in Delta Community

By Victor Bieni Ubulu -UKU- A nonagenarian and fashion designer; Mrs.Angelina Awunor has been crowned the ‘Isi Ada Onicha Okpe’ at Ubulu Uku, Aniocha South LGA of Delta State. The colourful event took place recently at both Mrs Awunor’s family compound at Onicha Okpe and Idumubo quarters of the town simultaneously. During the occasion, assorted food were served and over seven different dancing groups, ranging from Agwuba dance, mmonwu, ukpukpe and other cultural dancing groups performed. It was an occasion for merriment as there was enough food to eat and…

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House Leadership: Cleric Drums Support For Gbajabiamila/Wase Ticket

The All Progressives Congress House of Representative Member-elect for Ughelli North, Ughelli South and Udu Federal Constituency, Rev Francis E Waive has called on members-elect in the 9th National Assembly to support and vote for Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila and Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase as Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House come June 7th, 2019. Rev Waive who is the Vice Chairman – South of the All Progressives Congress House of Representative Members-Elect urged them to look out for competence and character while making the choice of the leadership…

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Community Sends SoS To Health Commissioner Over Sewage Pit On A Street Road

By News Editor, People of Oteri-Ughelli community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State have send a ‘Save Our Soul’ to the Commissioner for health over sewage pit dug on a street road in the area. A 6ft deep sewage pit commonly known as ‘Suck Away’ has been dug at Isodje street by a popular business mogul cum politician. Investigation by our reporter reveals that surrounding neighbors have been grumbling over the suck away pit on a street road and the emmision is dangerous to health. According to…

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Breaking News: New Militant Group Sets To Wind Down Oil Operations in Niger/Delta

..issues ultimatum to foreigners New militant group called Niger Delta Republic Fighters, NDRF ordered all oil companies and multi-nationals operating in the Niger Delta to vacate the region before May 29 or their safety would not guaranteed with effect from June 1, 2019 over what the described ill treatment being meted to the region by the current administration. NDRF has also threatened to declare the Republic of Niger Delta on June 1, 2019In a press statement released by Maj-Gen’ Maxwell Dan stated that, “After several months of consultations within and…

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PTCIJ Tasks Journalists on Facts Finding, Investigative Journalism

By Victor Bieni AWKA-As part of efforts to strengthen the criminal Justice System and Anti-Corruption fight in Nigeria and globally; and most importantly checkmate the dangers posed by the advent of the new media in the 21st century Journalism, the Leadership of Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), Program Manager (PTCIJ), Mr. Eno Mgboho, Facilitator/Staff (PTCIJ), a resource person/ the Provost, Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Mr. Gbenga Ogunleye has tasked professional Journalists in Nigeria and the rest of the World to invade the New Media Space as a…

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OWHOJERHI: Urhobo Has Lost An Irreplaceable Mother -Ibebe Rufus

Rotrn Rufus Akpobome Ibebe has described the death of Chief (Mrs.) Evelyn Ivie Omouvaehwe Owhojerhi as a great lost to the Urhobo Nation and mostly her family and Agbarho community. In a condolence message signed to mourn her death, Hon Ibebe Rufus Akpobome said, “Earlier today, 19th May, 2019, myself and the Lord Mayor of Urhobowood on behalf of Urhobowood international, Hon Dr Joseph Orekereke paid a condolence visit to the family of Owhojerhi to condole them over the death of their mother, daughter, wife and sister, Late Hon Chief…

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Boro Day: IPDI Urges Ijaw Youths To Follow Boro Foot Steps, Avoid Betraying The Niger Delta Stuggle He Died For

The Ijaw People’s Development initiative, IPDI, has urged Ijaw youths to follow the foot steps of late Major Isaac Adaka Boro and avoid betraying the Niger Delta struggle Boro fought and died for While describing late Major Boro as the first president of Niger Delta republic declared in 1966, the national president of the group, Comrade Ozobo Austin said Ijaw youths have derailed from the principle in which Niger Delta republic was declared by Boro for the minority tribes in N/Delta region. He said people in the region should drop…

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Suspected Gunmen kill Police Officer’s Wife In Ughelli

By News Editor, A wife of a Police Officer attached to Ughelli Area Command, simply identified as Mrs Elo was shot dead by suspected gunmen at Otovwodo in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.  The deceased was a mother of two and a second wife before the unfortunate incident occurred. It was gathered by the this medium According a source who spoke on anonymous condition, “The robbers came and robbed almost everybody in the compound and when they got to their apartment, they were finding it difficult to…

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