Curfew: Delta NUJ Condemns Police Assault On Journalist

By Politicsgovernance.com The Delta State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has condemned an attack on Vanguard Correspondent, Comrade Akpokona Omafuaire by the Ovwian policemen in Warri. In a statement jointly signed by the Chairman and Secretary, Comrades Michael Ikeogwu and Patrick Ochei respectively, the Union vehemently condemned the assault, maintaining it was unfortunate and uncalled for. The Statement therefore called on the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mohammed Hafiz Inuwa to immediately fish out the policemen involved in the molestation of the journalist and destruction of his car…

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Building, Cash, Properties Worth Over 7Million Destroyed By Fire

  ….victims appeal to state government for aid   Tragedy struck recently at 126 Upper Afiesere Road, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, as business centre and home to Owhotu Endurance and Ufuoma Imotu was completely gutted.   The fire, according to sources was said to have been ignited when power was restored and immediately turned off by BEDC. Residents living around the building were thrown into total chaos as all preventive measures to stop it from escalating proved abortive as the fire consumed goods, properties and the…

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Billy Egbe Writes On How Delta APC N7M Social Media Money Was Distributed

By Billy Oghenebrume Egbe   The Legislative Aide to the Deputy Senate President, Mr. Billy Oghenebrume Egbe has revealed how a Seven Million naira largess sent to the Delta State All Progressive Congress,  APC, Social Media Boys was mismanaged and has degenerated into confusion. Though the source of the money was not revealed but Billy in his facebook handle, Billy Oghenebrume Egbert narrated that, the cash was sent to a faction of the party. He said,  “7 million naira was sent to a faction of the APC in Delta State…

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Gov. Ugwuanyi’s Aide Urges Youths To Embrace Dialogue As #ENDSARS Protest Turns Violent

By Politicsgovernance.com   As the nationwide #ENDSARS protest escalates to wanton destruction of public and private property, the Special Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, Comrade Johnpaul Anih has called on aggrieved youths in the State to embrace peace. Comrade Anih made the call on Wednesday during a press briefing on youth dialogue on #EndSars protest in the state and Charting the Way Forward. It would be recalled that #EndSars protest, which later turned violent early this week, led to the destruction of bus-stop facilities, vandalising of some…

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NILOWV Calls For Immediate Judicial Investigation Into Killings Of Unarmed ENDSARS Protesters

    LEAGUE of Women Voters of Nigeria, NILOWV, has called for immediate judicial investigation into killings of unarmed ENDSARS protesters so as to bring those who authorized such actions to book.   NILOWV, in a statement by its President, Dr. Esther Uduehi said: “We urge the government to promptly seek out those who remotely or otherwise ordered and authorized the carrying out of the murder. We demand that their identity be promptly made public and appropriate punishment be metered to them according to law.”   The statement read in parts…

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Analysis & Opinion: The October Youth Uprising

  By Sunny Awhefeada The month of October remains the most significant in Nigeria’s history. It was at the dawn of its first day in 1960 that we were set free from colonial bondage and pronounced an independent nation. The import of that day remains inscribed in the consciousness of every Nigerian. Growing up, many songs were composed for us to sing about that day as primary school pupils. Our social studies lessons and later government and history gave much premium to the fact that October 1 was the “day…

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Read The 12 Mins Full Speech Of President Buhari On Endsars Protest

Fellow Nigerians, It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs. 2. I must warn those who have hijacked and misdirected the initial, genuine and well – intended protest of some of our youths in parts of the country, against the excesses of some members of the now disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). 3. On Monday 12th October, I acknowledged the genuine concerns and agitations of members of the public regarding the excessive use…

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Akpodiete Cautions ENDSARS Protesters To Be Law-Abiding

By Emmanuel Amatutu   CHAIRMANSHIP hopeful for Ughelli North local government area, Ufuoma Peter Akpodiete, has appealed to ENDSARS protesters I’m Ughelli and environs to be peaceful and law-abiding as they embark on their protest. He also expressed his condolence to the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Ughelli ‘A’ division police station, Mr. Kevin Zuokumor on the demise of one of his men, Corporal Stanley Etaga who was killed during a clash with protesters on October 8. Akpodiete who is running for the number one position of the council…

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Human Rights Group Calls For Restructuring Of Nigeria

By Omoghene Benedict,   Human Rights Group, Civil Rights Council, CRC, Delta State chapter,  has called for the restructuring of Nigeria for the fee flow of the dividends of democracy. CRC berths on good governance, social justice and human rights, joined the nationwide peaceful protest in Warri, Delta State in calling for a total restructuring of the Nigeria system to promote human rights, end to bad governance, with improve social infrastructures and provision of amenities. Displaying placards inscriptions such as, #EndBadGovernance, #EndPoliceBrutality, #Reform Police Force/welfare, #improve electricity supply, #improve health and…

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Okowa Mourns Slain Nigeria Youths

Delta State Governor, Sen Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has commiserate with the Nigeria youths that have lost their lives in the protest for a better country. Over 16 youths were shot dead by security agencies at Lekki, Lagos state in #Endsars Protest across the country. Gov Okowa in his verified facebook handle pleaded with the Nigeria government time to address and respond to their demand. He wrote, “The videos and pictures of violence and shootings that have marred the #EndSARS protests are very disturbing. “I convey my deepest condolences to the…

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