US freezes assets of Khashoggi’s killers

By NAN,   The U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions on 17 Saudi officials on Thursday for their role in the killing last month of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, the first concrete response by the Trump administration to the journalist’s death. The sanctions limit access to the U.S. financial system and freeze the individuals’ assets. They will be implemented under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, which targets perpetrators of serious human rights abuses and corruption. “These individuals who targeted and brutally killed a journalist…

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Ogboru is wasting his time to contest with Okowa- E. K Clark

Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark Foremost Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, says All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Delta State, Chief Great Ogboru, is wasting his time. Clark said Ogboru who is seeking to unseat the incumbent, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa cannot defeat him in the next year poll. The South-South leader contended that Governor Okowa would remain in office till 2023 because of the power rotation pattern in the state. He argued that Delta North Senatorial District have to complete its two terms of eight years by 2023 before…

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Man, 50 beheaded in Oghara by suspected cyber fraudsters

  By Joel Grandball, Tragedy on Tuesday struck in Oghara the home town of the Delta State former governor Chief James Onanefe Ibori in Ethiope West Local Government Area as a man simply identified as Segun, 50, a cyclist was beheaded by ritualists suspected to be cyber fraudsters popularly known as ‘Yahoo boys’.   According sources, Segun had closed from the day’s job and was relaxing at the front of his house to receives fresh air due to power outrage in the area before he was killed by the suspects…

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Bill to prohibit killing, exportation of donkey passes 2nd reading

By NAN, The bill to prohibit the killing and exportation of Donkeys or its carcasses out of Nigeria on Tuesday passed second reading at the House of Representatives. The bill sponsored by Rep. Garba Muhammed (APC-Kaduna), at plenary seeks to address the threat of donkeys going into extinction, other aesthetic, ecological, historical, recreational and scientific values to the nation. Muhammed, leading the debate on the bill, said that it was necessary that donkeys were preserved for use particularly in transportation, among other uses. According to him, the donkey is a…

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LG Autonomy Will Foster Development At Grassroots – Obasanjo

Anonymous, Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has called for the strengthening of the local government as the third tier of government in Nigeria saying that the current practice has continued to hamper real development at the grassroots. He said this on Monday while receiving members of the Friends of Democracy group at his residence in the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The former president maintained that people at the grassroots are better served if the local government is strengthened. He said, “The Local Government is meant to…

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Peters Mission For the Less Privileges CEO bags Ughelli Hall of Fame award of Excellence

By Joel Grandball  The Chief Executive Officer and President of Peters Mission for the Less privileged, Mr. Peter Smith Onoriobe bagged of Excellence from ‘Ughelli Hall of Fame’ for his continuous humanitarian services to mankind most especially the less privileged. Peters Mission for the Less Privileged is a Non-Governmental Organization that has been donating relief materials, Food items to widows, prison inmates, and awarding scholarships to students and the physically challenged persons irrespective of tribe and political affiliations over the years. According to the organizer of the event and publisher…

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PDP Oteri Unit in ward 2/6 passes vote of Confidence on Okowa, Agas

By Joel Grandball As a result of Delta Stat government developmental strides in Ughelli North Local Governmet Area, Men,Women and youths of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Oteri-Ughelli unit in ward 2/6 have passed a vote of confidence on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and secretary to the state government, Rt. Hon Festus Ovie Agas and other candidates of the party. Speaking in an enlarged meeting of the party held in Oteri-Ughelli community,  Chief Dr. Peter Oriavwote said, “We the people of Oteri-Ughelli community are commending the state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa…

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Elohim Political Forum charges Nigerian youths, Delta central to go for their PVCs

By Joel Grandball National President of Elohim Political Forum, EPF, Prince Emmanuel Omote has charged youths in the country, particularly in Delta Central senatorial District to use the opportunity of the ongoing collection of Permanent voter’s card to equip their selves with their PVCs ahead of the forthcoming elections in 2019. Addressing hundreds of youths in an enlarge meeting of the forum in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Omote said, “The time has come for youths to take their destinies in their hands with the voter’s card, you cannot be…

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Turkey Shares Tape Of Khashoggi’s Killing

Turkey has given recordings on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to Saudi Arabia, the United States, Germany, France and Britain, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Saturday. Turkish sources, according to the newspaper Daily Sabah, have said previously that authorities have an audio recording purportedly documenting the murder. “We gave the recordings, we gave them to Saudi Arabia, we gave them to Washington, to the Germans, to the French, to the English. They all know since they all listened to the conversations and everything,” Erdogan said in a…

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UBA Bank locks Benin For Michael, Blessing

Edo state capital was recently locked down by staff of United Bank of Africa, UBA, as Michael Ohineumeh Izegaegbe, a financial guru in the banking sector took to the alter of God to wed his friend, former Miss Blessing Odufuare Emokhare as wife. The event saw the beautiful couple said their vow in a ceremony held at God’s Family Assembly Church, Benin City, the Edo State capital on September 22, 2018, an event attended by close family members and friends. At the reception venue, ‘DE HAVEN MARQUEE’, the couple stunned…

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