Tension As Delta Community Protest Alleged Illegal Removal Of Chairman By Cabal

Movement and other commercial activities were restricted for hours in a peaceful protest by Iwhreko community over an alleged removal of the youth leader by a cabal in Ughelli North Local government area of Delta state. Armed with placards with inscriptions such as, ‘PG Enough is Enough, ‘We nor want War, Iwhreko say no violence, ‘Mr Augustine Okerhieri remain Iwhreko youth chairman, Ewheya say no to Violenc’ and amongst others, the protesters mainly men, women and youths accused the president general of the community of impunity. Addressing newsmen during the…

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Education: Hurray For Professor Oriaku @ 70!

By Sunny Awhefeada,   Sunday 4th December 2022 did not just come and go like any other day. It came with a lot of anticipation, excitement, prayers, good will and songs for one man who has impacted generations of people for about forty years. As the day unfurled from the cocoon of darkness with the dawn heralding crow of the cock, words went out that our teacher, my dear teacher, Professor Remigius Onyejekwe Oriaku was turning seventy that day. The zeitgeist deployment of social media in birthday celebration went full…

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Assault on Journalists: Group Urges IGP, Delta CP To Investigate Activities Of DPO

A group, under the aegis of Concerned Nigerian Citizens for Equity, CNCE, has called on the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba and the Delta State Commissioner of Police, Ari Mohammed Ali to investigate what it termed as the excesses of the Divisional Police Officer, Mr Asanaenyi Ibok in charge of Ughelli ‘A’ division in Ughelli North Local government Area of Delta state. The group while condemning the recent assault on three Ughelli based journalists by some policemen under the supervision of Mr. Ibok, said the excesses of the…

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Apprehension As Gunmen Kidnap Imam, Injure 11 Worshippers At Ughelli Mosque

Apprehension has gripped residents of Ughelli north as gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a deputy Imam simply identified as Mallam Muhammadu Sani and injured eleven (11) worshippers while observing their early morning prayer at a Mosque in Ughelli North local government area of Delta state. It was learned that the gunmen five in numbers in an unidentified Toyota Sienna stormed the Mosque located at Otovwievwiere street in Okorodafe axis of the Ughelli metropolis at about 6:15.am on Friday and were shooting sporadically before abducting the Imam. Speaking to…

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NEXIM Bank: COMAC Cautions CSOs Over Okotete Appointment

  A Civil Society Organisation, Coalition Against Malpractices and Corruption (COMAC), has called on the Federel Government to make punishment more stringent for person who peddle false and unverified allegations. COMAC’s Executive Secretary, Mr. Babatunde Kolawole, in a chat with newsmen in Lagos, said several unscrupulous elements and racketeers have infiltrated the Civil Society Space and thus reducing the poise of anti-corruption. Babatunde said, his statement was following calls by group of legal practitioners, Lawyers For Justice Reform for the sack of Hon. Stella Okotete, the Executive Director, Nigeria Export…

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NDDC BOARD: Itsekiri Youths Commences Mother Of All Protest Against Nominees

By Emma Arubi   The apex youth body of the Itsekiri Ethnic nationality known as the Itsekiri National Youths Council,  INYC, Tuesday commenced what they called mother of all protest against President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees to the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, submitted to the National Assembly for screening and confirmation as it contradict the Act establishing the Commission regarding persons qualify to be so appointed. Addressing newsmen at the NPA Warri entrance, the president of INYC, Comrade Weyinmi Agbateyiniro said the protest is taking place simultaneously…

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2023: Delta Unity Group, Debunks Sheriff Endorsement By Edevbie

  ….Begins Grassroots Mobilisation Ahead of Elections     Delta Unity Group (DUG), a pressure group within the PDP with an agenda to mordenize Delta State, has flagged off sensitisation and mobilisation of the grassroots across the State, ahead of the 2023 elections.   This is just as the group’s National Chairman, Rt. Honourable Peter Onwusanya debunked the trending fake propaganda against Edevbie.   Flagging off the sensitisation at a gathering of all the Wards in Ethiope West Local Government at Oghara, Monday, the National Chairman of DUG, Rt. Hon.…

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Three Journalists Attack By Police From Ughelli A’ Division

By Our Reporters Three journalists in Delta state have been attacked and brutalized by police officers from the Ughelli A’ division under the watch of the DPO, CSP Asanaenyi Ibok in Ughelli North Local government area of Delta state. The attacked Journalists are,Andrew Unutame of Galaxy TV, Joel Grandball of Pointer Newspaper, Michael Veloh of an online news platform, Politicsgovernance.com while covering the town hall meeting between APC governorship candidate, Sen Ovie Omo-Agege and some selected religious leaders at St Lazarus Christ Church, Ughelli. The attack on the journalists was…

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My Dear Teacher, Ademola Dasylva, @ 70

By Sunny Awhefeada   It was with mixed feelings that I received the news of Professor Ademola Omobewaji Dasylva turning seventy and retiring from active university service. Mixed feelings because I rejoice with him on his attainment of this landmark age in good health, but at the same time I look back and see how time flies and undo a lot of things. Looking back, it appears as if it was just yesterday that the then Dr. Ademola Dasylva taught my postgraduate class in the Department of English at the…

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Delta Police In Disarray As Gunmen Kill One,Injure Others, Cart Away Six Service Ak-47

THE Delta State Police Command is currently in disarray as gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have attacked a Dragon team of police officers along the Ughelli/Warri expressway of the East/West road killing one of the officer, injured two others and cart away six Ak-47 service riffles in Ughelli north local government area of Delta state. It was gathered that the unidentified officers, 8 in numbers were attacked at Ekrerhavwen-Agbarho junction, killing one Sergeant whose name could not be ascertained, and his head shattered, while two others are seriously injured…

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