Day-Old Baby With Placenta Dump At Delta Primary School

By Omoghene Benedict/Ughelli The remains of a day old baby has been dumped at the gate of Ogele Primary school, in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state by unidentified. Though the report was sketchy, the baby suspected to be a male child was dumped before the new year eve. A source who spoke on anonymous condition revealed that they woke up to see the baby with placenta at the entrance of the primary school lifeless. The source that spoke in bitter tone caution ladies to be mindful of…

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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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Evwreni Monarch, 2 Others, Docked, Arraign For Alleged Terrorism, Murder

BY JOE FAVOUR / WARRI   The traditional ruler of Evwreni kingdom, HRM Oghenekevwe Kumane, have been docked arraigned for an alleged terrorism and murder before Hon Justice Okon Effreti Abang of the Federal High Court, Warri Delta state.   The traditional ruler was arraign along side, Atiri Stephen, Kelly Omojughere Kumane over an alleged crisis that led to the killing of Omoghene Akakor and Sylvester Adjogbe respectively in an amended 10-Count charges in a suit no: FHC/WR/95C/2020. It would be recall that the monarch appeared in court in June…

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Oil/Gas: You Are Wrong, Tompolo Replies Falana Defends CDS, Navy

By Michael Velo   TANTITA Security Services Nigeria Limited, TSSNL, the private security company, PSC, operated by ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemuplo, alias Tompolo, has counteracted the claim by Femi Falana, SAN, that Chief of Defense Staff, CDS, General Lucky Irabor and Nigerian Navy were wrong in the burning of the crude oil vessel, recently, seized by his company for oil theft. The lead legal consultant to TSSNL, Emmanuel Jakpa, in a statement, on Tuesday, October 18th, 2022, said, “Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, had opined that based on Section 111 of…

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Bad Roads: Delta Monarch Escapes Assassination

    The Pere of Tarakiri Kingdom in Patani local government area of Delta State, HRM Danladi Owoupele, Angulu I, last night, escaped assassination attempt by unknown gunmen along the deplorable and dreadful Bomadi-Ohoror road. Owoupele, who narrated his narrow escape from the gunmen to Vanguard at his palace at Adobu, however, alleged that they were hired assassins sent to end his life. Narrating the incident, he said: “I was on my way back from a meeting of traditional rulers at Patani, yesterday, when the assailants struck. “When we got…

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Protest: Ughelli North Chairman Imposes 12hrs Curfew, Warn Against Unlawful Protest

The chairman of Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state, Hon Chief Godwin Adode has imposed a 12hrs curfew from 6pm to 6am till further notice in Ughelli after an unlawful protest by irate youths which led to the destruction and setting over 20 trucks ablaze and  alleged killing of some persons in the melee.   Adode while addressing newmen said,”This curfew is important at this moment because of the recent happenings in Ughelli and it is disheartening that properties and lives is lost in an unlawful protest embarked…

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Three Killed As Angry Youths Destroy, Set Ablaze Over 20 Trucks In Ughelli

Kobiruo Joseph &Michel Veloh/Ughelli Three youths in their 20s have been allegedly shot dead and over 20 trucks laden with petroleum products and granites set ablaze and destroyed by angry youths at Otovwodo, in Ughelli north local government area of Delta state. The youths had earlier barricaded the Otovwodo axis of the East/West road disrupted vehicular movement and economic activities alleging their incessant arrest by officials of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC. This is just as a combine team of security agents have taken over the Otovwodo axis…

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SWAT Arrests Suspected Killer Of Commercial Sex Worker In Ughelli

A female suspected killer of a commercial sex worker in Ughelli north local government area of Delta state has been arrested by a combine team of Special Weapon and Tactics (SWAT), from Garki, Abuja. The suspect, one Miss Amrore Oghenevwire was allegedly arrested in connection with the killing of Miss Confidence at her hotel room in Ughelli. According sources, Her arrest followed concrete intelligence gathering by the police of her alleged involvement in the murder after the force received a petition by the owner of the hotel, Helen Amrore, accusing…

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Three Suspected Robbers Set Ablaze By Mob In Delta

By Joe Favour THREE suspected armed robbers allegedly terrorizing residents of Ughelli North and South local governments area have been set ablaze at Ekiugbo community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta state. It was gathered the robbers with sophisticated weapons had earlier robbed residents of Iwhrekan community in Ughelli south local government after overpowering combine team of vigilantes from Edjorphe and Iwhrekan communities respectively. Recounting their ordeals to newsmen, victims of the robbery, narrated that, “At Iwhrekan, they came to our compound broke the protector and destroyed our…

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3 Suspected Robbers Killed By Vigilantes In Ughelli North

Three suspected armed robbers terrorizing residents of Ughelli North have been killed by a team of local vigilante members from Ekiugbo-Ughelli community in a gun duel in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state. It was gathered that the suspected armed robbers were killed along the Ughelli axis of the East/ West road last Wednesday while escaping towards Warri. According to an anonymous source, On the eve of Ekiugbo community festival, they got an  information that the robbers were operating and robbing their victims along the Ekiugbo-Eruemukowharien old road.…

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