EFCC Arrests Ten Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Akure

  Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, through an intelligence gathering operation code named ‘Erinle’ on Monday March 29, 2021 arrested 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Akure, capital of Ondo State. According to the official facebook handle of the commission, “Those arrested are Adekolurejo James, Gabriel Seyifunmi, Adekunle Joshua, Adeboyega Idowu, Olorunnayo Adewale, Akande Akinyemi, Oluwugbemgia Blessing, Oladepo Abiodun, Ibrahim Olagoke and Akinboyejo Abimbola. Items recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest include eight exotic cars, laptops computers, phones, documents and identity cards The suspects…

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Ughelli Women Go Nude To Protest Continued Stealing Of BEDC Armoured Cables

From Erirhe Loveth, IT Student   Women from Onoharigho Street in Otovwodo Community in Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North Local Government Area from have gone nude to protest the incessant vandalization of transformers in the area by unknown vandals.   The women who came out in their numbers, chanted different songs of lamentation, raining curses on suspected cable vandals.   According to one of the protesters, who identified herself as Mrs. Comfort Ojevwe, “Residents of Onoharigho Street had suffered untold hardship over the incessant vandalization of the transformer in the…

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EFCC Arraigns Cecilia For Alleged N6bn PHCN Severance Benefit Fraud

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has on Friday, March 26, 2021, arraigned Cecilia Osipitan and her Company, PJO Ventures Limited before Justice I.E Ekwo of the Federal High Court Abuja on a nine count charge bordering on alleged Criminal breach of trust and conversion of funds to the tune of six billion Naira. The alleged funds were allegedly said to be part of the money earmarked for payment of outstanding insurance premiums and claims of deceased and incapacitated staff of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN). In…

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Oil Spill: Chevron Has Abandoned Us To Die, Gbaramatu Kingdom Laments

  *** Demand For Physical Presence Of Managing Director of Chevron To Ensure Honesty, Transparency *** Describe The Spill As Brazen, Unacceptable Risk That Nobody Should Have To Deal Wit   The people of oil – rich Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South-West Local Government Area Delta State have cried out over the ravaging oil Spill from the facilities of American oil giant, Chevron Nigeria Limited, demanding for the physical presence of the Managing Director of the oil firm to see things for himself and to ensure honesty and transparency on…

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Tragedy As Six Suspected Drunken ‘Yahoo Boys’ Die In A Ghastly Accident In Ughelli

From Epian Elohor Rejoice, IT Student Six persons suspected to be internet fraudsters popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boys’ on Friday night reportedly perished in a lone accident while celebrating their feat in Ughelli area of Delta State. It was gathered that some of the deceased in their early 20s were students Delta state polytechnic, Oghara. The accident according sources occurred near Ekiugbo junction at about 8pm along the Agbarho-Ughelli axis of the East-West Road as one of them bought a 2021 Lexus GX 460. The victims identified as Kelvin, Lawson, Tonero,…

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Man, 29 Killed Others Injured In A Related Cult Clash At Ekakpamre Community

  From Blessing Okotie, IT Student   A 29 years old man simply identified as Ibeni Champion has been shot dead and another injured in a suspected cult related clash between two rival groups at Ekakpamre community, Ughelli South Local Government Area, Delta State. The deceased, simply identified was allegedly shot dead by a rival cult group that has been terrorizing the community. It was learned that the clash, which began Monday night, continued on Tuesday, causing tension within the community as commercial activities have been crumbled. According to sources,…

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Analysis & Opinion: Peter Ekeh: Ane Iprofu Whunure

  By Sunny Awhefeada A somber ambience was what defined 17th November 2020 for me. It was in that tamed atmosphere that my phone vibrated in its silent mode. The message it delivered was dejecting. The caller simply said “ane Iprofu whunure”. Simply translated to read, “they said Prof has died”. Of course I didn’t need to ask which Prof died. The Prof that has been central to our activities at the Urhobo Historical Society (UHS) was the legendary Professor Peter Ekeh. I went limp as I related the message…

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Ibebe Rufus Quits ADC For APC In Delta

By Constance Basikoro   UGHELLI-Former Delta State House of Assembly candidate for Ughelli North constituency I, under the African Democratic Congress, ADC, party, Hon Ibebe Akpobome Rufus has joined the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. Ibebe who recently resigned his membership and chairmanship position of the ADC, and revalidated his APC membership at Ekiugbo-Ughelli community Town Hall, disclosed that the African Democratic Congress, ADC, has lost its prerequisite ingredients as a political party in the state. According to him, the decision to…

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Ozoro Patriots Seeks Speedy Investigation Into Clevers Murder

The Ozoro Patriots,  urged the Delta State Commissioner of Police to expedite action in the speedy conclusion of the investigation on the gruesome killing of Miss Queen Clever by unknown assailants. This was contained in a letter addressed to the police commissioner and signed on the group’s behalf by Dr. Oke Michael Aziakpono and Dr. Omamoke Enaroseha Eribo. The letter read: “While the Ozoro patriots do not want to join the bandwagon of speculations as to the identity of perpetrators of this heinous crime, we wish to humbly draw your…

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One killed Over Land Dispute In Urhobo Community

By Kobiruo Joseph The team leader of Delta State Vigilante in Agbarha-Otor community and a traditional title holder in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State, Olorogun John Aregbor, has been allegedly macheted to death over a land dispute. It was gathered that deceased was on Wednesday killed by his assailants at about 3pm on that faithful day while he was with friends. Though the circumstances surrounding was sketchy as the the time of this report, sources from the community that one of his assailants has been arrested by security…

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