Local Vigilantes, Natives Read Riot Acts To Criminals In Ughelli North

  Local vigilantes and natives of Ughelli North local government area of Delta State, have read riot act to hoodlums to quit criminality or be ready to face the wrath of the gods and law respectively. The riot act was issued in a show of force by the vigilantes and natives following the unabated killing that has engulfed Ughelli North local government area. It would be recalled that over 15 persons have been killed in Ughelli North by suspected cultists in an alleged battle of superiority by rival groups. Two…

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Angry Mob Sets Suspected Cultist Ablaze In Ughelli

  By Politicsgovernance.com  Barely three days after a suspected cultist was set ablaze in Ekuigbo community, Ughelli North Local government area of Delta State, angry mob has yet again burnt another suspected notorious cultist to death in the same community. The suspect whose name could not be identified as at the time of the report but popularly known as Pastor was alleged to be the leader of the hit team of one of the rival cult group and has been responsible for several killings and armed robberies in Ughelli and…

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Analysis : Buratai And The Ghost Of January 1966

By Sunny Awhefeada When in late 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari announced the emergence of the then Major General Tukur Yusuf Buratai as Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, many hailed it as a strategic appointment that will facilitate the former’s declared intention to exterminate the Boko Haram insurgency by December of that year. The tall two-star general was the Commander of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF), a coalition of troops from a number of countries battling insurgency in the sub region. Buratai was also from Borno State the epicenter of…

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NARTO Elects, Inaugurates Edewor As Chairman In Delta

By Omoghene Benedict, The Delta state chapter of Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) have elected a16-man new executives with Edewor Obaro as chairman for the next four years. The election which was peacefully conducted through harmonization brought to an end the previous  tenure which elapse in September, 2019. Conducting the election and swearing in at Warri, Delta State, NARTO General Manager, Operations, Mr. Okafor Stephen said, “What we expect from you as the new executive members in Delta state is unity of purpose. Put in your best, adhere to…

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Analysis: PROFESSOR ANDY EGWUNYENGA: ONE YEAR AS DELSU VC

  By Sunny Awhefeada Professor Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenga was appointed as the seventh substantive Vice Chancellor of the Delta State University, (DELSU), Abraka, with effect from 1st December 2019. It was a befitting gift to end the year, not just for Professor Egwunyenga, but for the DELSU community. As it has become in virtually every Nigerian university, the contest for the Vice Chancellorship was fierce and characterized by schemes. However, once his emergence was confirmed and announced, a therapeutic ambience enveloped the University. The new Vice Chancellor took over on…

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Analysis & Opinion: The Sultan’s Lament

By Sunny Awhefeada,   When, last Thursday, the Sultan of Sokoto spoke publicly on the crisis of insecurity in the North, he must have done so out of a deep concern and fear for the region that is about to be consumed by its own. The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence Sa’ ad Abubakar, does not usually comment on national issues in public. Like other preeminent traditional rulers, he enjoys an exclusive and privileged channel of communication which carries his message to the inner recesses of power. Not for the…

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God’s Grace Saved Me From Death-Ughelli Monarch, OHARISI III

By Uruemu Favour  The Ovie of Ughelli Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Wilson Ojakovo, Oharisi III, has disclosed that it was the special grace of God that saved him from encountering death during his trying periods. He made this remarks during a church thanksgiving service held at the royal palace chapel to appreciate God almighty for sparing his life after a terrible sickness attack that nearly took his life. He said, “I am elated and honoured to be amongst you today, in good health, hale and healthy, I appreciate and thank…

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Ughelli Kingdom Queen Escapes Death As Orderly Is Shot

By Politicsgovernance.com   ONE of the wives of the Ovie of Ughelli kingdom, HRM Wilson Ojakovo, Oharisi III, yesterday escaped death after she was ambushed by a gang of gunmen in front of the palace along Isoko road in Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. A police orderly, Inspector Bello Chinye attached to the palace also narrowly escaped death during the incident following gunshot wound he sustained on his right hand during the attack. Though several efforts to get details from the Delta state Police…

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OlehKillings: Prince Ovrawah Barates Leo Ogor Over Alleged Attack On Oleh Monarch

  By Kelvin Ohoror   A prince of Oleg Kingdom in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta state, Tony Ovrawah has condemnedan alleged attack on the traditional ruler of the kingdom, HRM Anthony Ovrawah Omogha 1, the Odiologbo of Oleh king by  Hon Leo Ogor Okuweh, Member, Representing Isoko federal constituency at the National Assembly. According to Prince Tony, the language  ‘Oleh Odiologbo should mind his utterances’ credited to the the lawmaker in an online medim is an aberration, disdainful without regard to the Royal Majesty.   In a…

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Police Brutality: CRC Faults Panel Of Inquiry Sitting In Warri

By Politicsgovernance.com   The Delta State Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up to investigate police brutality in Warri has come under criticism for not allowing victims to express themselves in confidence. The panel chaired by retired Justice Celestina Ogisi, it was alleged had subjected victims to come with lawyers for their testimonies and experiences before the panel. Addressing newsmen at the day two of the sitting after 13 cases were attended to, the Delta state chairman of the Civil Rights Council, Comr Agbubi Emmanuel said, “I want to commend the…

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