CLO Crisis: Uvwie Vice Chairman, Ighedo Knocks Former Attorney General And Commissioner For Justice, Otomewo

By Kobiruo Joseph/Uvwie   The Vice Chairman of Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, Olorogun Daniel Ighedo has rained heavy Knocks on a former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in the State Chief Victor Otomewo, describing his recent utterances that he was blacklisted and curse placed on him as a fabricated falsehood against him by Chief Victor Otomewo. The Uvwie Local Government Vice Chairman, Olorogun Ighedo (the Ugherughe) on Friday lambasted the former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice for his comments that he (Daniel) and others were…

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Analysis & Opinion: I Was Naked and My Brother Chief Clothed Me

By Sunny Awhefeada   An enduring flavor of Urhobo language is the tendency to deploy idioms during communication. The language and its users have been astonishingly inventive over the centuries. Warehoused in the Urhobo language repertoire is a barn brimful with words and expressions which reflect the people’s socio-cultural and historical experiences. Innuendos, proverbs, wise cracks and a wide range of sayings which derive from indirectness number among such idioms. This storehouse of words threw up songs, stories, parables, satires, eulogies, prayers and other manifestations of the infinite possibilities inherent…

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Ikpide-Irri Road Project: Community Applauds Standard Of Work

–— Lauds Gov.Okowa, High Chief Omoefe   By Kelvin Ohoror/Irri     The people of Ikpide-Irri community in Isoko South local government area of Delta State have applauded the standard of work so far on the Ikpide-Irri road project. The people stated this during a solidarity march round the entire community, displaying placards with inscriptions such as “Governor Ifeanyi Okowa we thank you for Ikpide-Irri road project”, God bless Governor Okowa,” Ikpide-Irri road is on course” , “High Chief Immanuel Omoefe we appreciate you”. The solidarity march was as a…

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EFCC Arrests 27 Suspected Northern Illegal Oil Bunkerers In Port Harcourt

  Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested twenty seven (27) individuals in connection with suspicious illegal oil bunkering. They were arrested on Friday, September 10, 2012 at Ahoada Local Government Area, Rivers State. According to EFCC verified facebook page, The suspects are: Mohammad Bello; Abubarkar Umar; Abdulkarim Ibrahim; Mohammad Bashimu; Bello Mohammad, Abdullahi Murtala; Paul Paparoman; Abdullahi Ibrahim; Usman Abdulahi; Illiyasu Ibrahim and Idris Dahiru. Others are Hussaini Yaiu; Bala Audu; Ibrahim Muhammad; Auwal Abdulsalam; Laminu Yusuf; Suleiman Abubarkar;…

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Ohwovoriole: Akpomudje SAN, Installed As Akpile/Akpohor Of Olomu Kingdom

OLOMU – RENOWNED Life Bencher and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Olorogun Albert Akpomudje, has been installed as the (Akpile/Akpohor) third in command in the heirarchy of Olomu Kingdom in Delta State. He was installed in the palace of the 104-year-old Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom and Chairman of of the Forum of Urhobo Traditional Rulers, His Majesty, Dr. Ovie Richard L. Ogbon, Ogoni-Oghoro 1. The Akpile/Akpohor is third in traditional hierarchy in Olomu Kingdom ranked after Ohworode (King) and the Otota of Olomu Kingdom. Akpomudje, alumni of the prestigious Government…

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Ogbimi Congratulates Ogieh On Birthday Anniversary

By Ovedhe Hezekiah-Oleh   MEMBER representing Isoko North Constituency in Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Jude Omena Ogbimi has congratulated the Managing Director of DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh on his birthday anniversary. Ogbimi in a congratulatory message praised Bashorun Askia Ogieh’s philanthropic gestures which he said, cuts across the entire Isoko nation. The statement reads in parts; “On behalf of my family and the good people of Isoko North Constituency, I congratulate you on this special occasion of your birthday anniversary. “Over the years, you have inspired many leaders…

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CLO Crisis: Uvwie Enemies At Work, Says Ighedo

By Uruemu Favour/ Uvwie   The Vice Chairman of Uvwie Local Government Council, Delta State, Olorogun Daniel Ighedo, has reacted to his purported ostracisation by the Uvwie monarch over the crisis sur­rounding the appointment of Community Liaison Of­ficer (CLO) to a company in the area. Olorogun Ighedo stressed that the purported curse placed on him and subsequent ostra­cization was an affront on his fundamental human rights and that the monarch was ill-advised by a section of the traditional chiefs who were after his hard-earned reputation. In a press statement, Hon…

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Ughelli Monarch, Releases Curse On Yahoo Boys, Kidnappers, Cultists And Armed Robbers

Promise Erukakpomre The traditional of Ughelli Kingdom, HRM Wilson Ojakovo, Oharisi III, has places curses on yahoo boys, kidnappers, cultists and armed robbers that refused to change their ways or be ready to face the wrath of the law and almighty God. The monarch released the curse during a prayer session held at his palace in Ughelli North local government area of Delta state following a worsening security situation in the kingdom. The spiritual exercise which lasted for over three hours saw the monarch, clerics and indigenes of the kingdom…

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Isoko By -Election: Why I Dumped APC For SDP- MC Paul

    The flagbearer of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the Saturday Isoko South Constituency I bylection, Mr. Michael Paul Emumena popularly known as MC Paul, has responded to the insinuations in some quarters that he betrayed his former party, the All Progress Congress (APC) with his dumping the party for the SDP. MC Paul is seeking to replace the late Hon. Kenneth Edafe Ogba, former Member representing Isoko South Constituency I in the Delta State House of Assembly, who died recently. Speaking to newsman recently in Oleh, headquarters…

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Known Anglican Priest Slumps, Died While Preaching In Delta

A notable Anglican Communion Priest has died while ministering during a youth program in Okpara-Inland, Ethiope East local government areas of Delta State. The Priest, identified as Rev. Efe Urhogo slumped at his residence church it was gathered. According to post by Engr Udoka Emmanuel Mnse in his facebook account, the Priest was ministering on Wednesday, during Anglican Youth Week program. He held that the sad news of Rev. Efe Urhogo was signed by Comr Elliot Uvietobore Igbuzor. His post, SAD: POPULAR ANGLICAN PRIEST SLUMPS AND DIES WHILE MINISTERING Popular…

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