Emede/Igbide Crisis: A Shame/Disgrace To The Isoko Nation-Dieseruvwe

Former Director General of the Delta State Traffic Management Agency, DESTMA, Olorogun Stephen Dieseruvwe has the described the current happenings between Emede and Igbide communities in Isoko South local Government Area of Delta State as a disgrace to Isoko nation. In a statement on his facebook account, the Urhobo traditional chief said, “Not too long ago, it was alleged that Igbide attacked Emede, which resulted to many deaths and countless number of houses burnt. The crisis led to the suspension of the Kings and President Generals of the the two…

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Okowa Inaugurates Panel Of Inquiry Into Oleh, Ozoro Land Dispute

  By Kelvin Ohoror Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa on Wednesday, inaugurated a seven-man Judicial Panel of Inquiry into the land dispute between Oleh and Ozoro communities in the state. He said at the ceremony at Government House, Asaba that the panel would determine the remote and immediate causes of the conflict between the parties in Oleh and Ozoro communities. According to the governor, it is disheartening that after all we have been through as a country and a State throughout this year, our State is now confronted with…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Mourns As His Chief Of Staff Lost Sister

The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has commiserated with his Chief of Staff, Olorogun (Dr) Ebenezer Okorodudu over the demise of his eldest sister, Princess (Mrs)  Margaret Diemiruaye Ikolo (nee Okorodudu) who passed away on  Wednesday,  January 13, 2021.   Rt Hon  Oborevwori urged  Olorogun Okorodudu, the deceased children, the family and friends to accept this great loss as the will of God and find solace in the good works of the deceased.   Reacting to her death  in a Press Statement by his Chief…

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Emede/Igbide Crisis: IDU Youth Wing Sue for Peace

  —— Condemn killings, destruction of properties —— Urge state government to deploy security personnels to warring communities   BY OUR REPORTERS   The President of Isoko Development Union Youth Wing, Comrade Ede Ewariezi Hyacinth has sued for peace among two warring Delta communities, Emede and Igbide and also condemned in totality the killings and destruction of properties in the place. Comrade Ede made this known during a press briefing at the Isoko Development Union Secretariat Oleh, Isoko South local government area of Delta State. According to him, “it was…

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Analysis &Opinion: In Defence of Bishop Kukah

By Sunny Awhefeada,   Men of courage stand up to be counted when it mattered. They do not succumb to the gains and comfort of complicity in moment of crisis. They courage range on the side of the people and their deeds are inscribed in the hearts of men long after they are gone. The clergy ought to be a calling for men of courage, men who minister to the overall good of society, men who can speak truth to power no matter what. The Bible and other religious books…

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SHREDDING THE TISSUES OF LIES IN EMEDE’S PRESS STATEMENTS

  1.0. The Voice of Igbide People, a Facebook Group/Page of the people of Igbide kingdom, have read with amusement and passing interest, in some instance, the series of press statements by Emede community issued via the Isoko Mirror Online, on the current crisis between Emede and Igbide. The contents of these write-ups, to say the least, are a motley collection of outright falsehood, unsubstantiated assumptions and suppositions, carefully woven with pretentious language to confuse and misinform the unwary. We were especially gladdened when we read two well-written rejoinders on…

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DESOPADEC Launches Bursary Website

  The Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, has in Warri, announced the launch of its much awaited bursary website. The completely revamped website features a simplified design, improved menu functionality and enriched contents areas to help students of the DESOPADEC mandate areas to make informed application for the bursary. According to a release by Management of the Commission, for the ease of application, a Website, www.desopadecbursary.ng has been opened and all interested and eligible students were therefore advised to visit the Website to apply and complete the…

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Gunmen Attack Couple, Kill One In Ughelli

Gunmen on Sunday morning opened fire on a couple in Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North local government area of Delta State, killing the lady in the process. The incident which occured between the hours of 11am and 12 noon, happened a few meters from the popular St. Theresa roundabout in Ekuigbo leaving her male occupant with gunshot wounds. Sources at the scene of the incident disclosed that the couple had just finished making some financial transactions at a Point of Sale, PoS spot in the area when they where accosted…

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DESOPADEC MD, Ogieh Tasks INYA Exco On Peace Building, Conflict Resolution In Isoko

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh has tasked the executive of the Isoko National Youth Assembly, INYA to mobilise and engage the leaders, women and the youths on peace building and conflict resolution especially of the crises-ridden communities in Isoko ethnic nationality. He gave this charge in Warri, Delta state on when the executive members of the Isoko youth body led by the President, Comrade Amos Ogbokor-Etaluku paid him a courtesy visit on Tuesday. According to…

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DESOPADEC BURSARY PORTAL OPENS FOR REGISTRATION

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  It is hereby announced for the benefit of all Deltans, especially all registered Students of Delta State origin in Nigerian tertiary institutions, that applications for the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission Students Assistance Programme has commenced. For the ease of application, a Website, www.desopadecbursary.ng has been opened. All interested and eligible students are therefore advised to visit the Website to apply and complete the application form. *Criteria For Eligibility* A. To be eligible, applicants must be from only DESOPADEC mandate areas of Ijaw, Isoko Itsekiri, Ika, Ndokwa…

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