Breaking News: Security Operatives Ban Journalists FromUghelli INEC Collation Center Amidst Tight Security

By Perez Brisibe UGHELLI – JOURNALISTS who visited the Ughelli collation center of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to monitor the collation of results from yesterday’s presidential and national assembly elections, were Sunday banned from gaining access into the premises. The ban is coming amidst a water tight security made up of a special team of mobile policemen and soldiers, positioned at the three access points to the center. It could be recalled that in 2015, a similar occurrences occurred when Vanguard Reporter was attacked by security agencies attached…

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NEXIM Bank Director escapes death in Agbarho, many injured in Abraka mayhem  

By Joel Grandball, EXECUTIVE Director of Nigerian Export-Import Bank, Stella Okotete at Agbarho in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State escaped death from the hands of suspected political thugs while  campaigning for her party. Several persons were said to have been injured and one of the thugs was arrested in the melee as over five vehicles of both parties were allegedly destroyed. Okotete, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in company of other supporters of the party, had embarked on a ward to ward campaign for…

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BAYELSA GETS 9TH POLICE COMMISSIONER IN 15 WEEKS

  In another dramatic move yesterday, police authorities in Abuja, again removed the newly- posted Commissioner of Police in Bayelsa State, Mr. Joseph Mukan, replacing him with Aminu Saleh. Saleh is about the ninth police boss that has been deployed in the state since the removal of Mr. Don Awunah, a former Police Public Relations Officer. Governor Seriake Dickson had raised objections to some of the postings, accusing some APC leaders in Abuja of influencing police authorities and politicising the security of the state. A statement by the Police Spokesman…

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Over 5 fear dead as two rival cults clash in Ughelli

By Kobiruo Favour  Over five persons have been reportedly feared dead in an alleged related cult clash between two rival groups in Ughelli, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. One of the deceased, popularly known as ‘One Chop’ was hacked to death and his corpse deposited at Okorodafe roundabout in Ughelli metropolis, while the other was killed and his corpse dropped at Ughelli main Market within the interval of two days. It was gathered that, the clash is between two cult groups, Aro-Bagger and Mafaite. Though it could…

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