FG Peace Move: We Will Resist Any Attempt To Undermine Urhobo, Group Tells Sylva

  Foremost Urhobo ex-militant group known as Urhobo Gbagbako has threatened that any attempt to undermine the Urhobo people in the ongoing Federal Government peace process with ethnic nationalities in Delta state would be radically resisted. In a statement sent online to journalists and signed by its spokesman, Priest Omodjuvwu said they have always been allergic to the word “traitor” that had made them to renege into hostilities and destructions of facilities of International Oil Companies in Urhobo land few years ago. According to the group, “dealing with petty crumb…

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Marginalization: Secret Meetings With Selected Traditional Rulers Won’t Stop Our Agitations, RUM Tells Otuaro

A group, Rescue Urhobo from Marginalization (RUM), has frowned at moves by the Deputy Governor of Delta state, Barr. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro to bypass major agitators of fair deal for the marginalized Urhobo people and negotiate with traditional rulers who were not part of the Urhobo struggle. The group said the Deputy Governors present moves of secret meetings with some traditional rulers in Urhobo nation in the name of peace move may trigger the youths to anger. In a communiqué signed by President of Rescue Urhobo from Marginalization (RUM), Olorogun…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Appeals With Osubi Airstrip Workers To Stay Calm

  The  Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has appealed to the Osubi Airstrip Workers  to remain calm and peaceful and not to take laws into their hands. All  is not well with the Osubi Airstrip Workers. The Speaker while addressing the Osubi Airstrip  Workers at the Airstrip, expressed concern over the plight of the workers who are being owed  by Shoreline Oil Services Ltd. “As a member representing this Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, I feel your pains on a…

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Update: Ovie Of Ughelli Kingdom, Oharisi III, Pledges Support For Afiesere Community Central Executive

By Joe Favour, The traditional ruler of Ughelli Kingdom, HRM, Evangelist Wilson Ojakovo  Oharisi III JP has pledged his total support for the newly inaugurated executive of Afiesere community, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. Addressing the executive members led by its President, Hon Richard Aduvie and Olorogun Shikaleke Okiemute, the royal father expressed joy over the peaceful conduct of the community elections and the swearing in ceremony. According to him, “It has been my prayers to God almighty that any community in Ughelli should be peaceful and…

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Olodia Commends Onwo Over Non Okada Empowerment Of 38 Isoko Youths

By Joe Favour, Former Delta State House of Assembly candidate in Isoko South constituency II, Hon Oreva Olodia has commended the member representing Isoko South Constituency II, at the State House of Assembly, Hon Ferguson Onwo over his recent empowerment of 38 youths selected from the various wards in the Constituency, describing the non Okada and Keke programme as one of its kind in the history of the constituency.   Hon Olodia stated this in a chat with newsmen at Aviara in Isoko South, Olodia said, “This was one of…

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How Askia Led DESOPADEC Board Celebrated One-Year Anniversary

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  *Embarks on 8-day project commissioning *Askia-led board possesses unusual passion for project delivery – Oborevwori *Our mandate is in line with Okowa’s SMART agenda – Diden By Perez Brisibe JULY 31st made it one year since the Bashorun Askia Ogieh led Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC board was inaugurated with a charge on the new board to key into the new SMART approach of the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa led administration in addressing the pressing needs of the oil bearing communities in the state. The board which…

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Sam-Sedi Foundation Gives Scholarship To 65 Students In Ughelli

  By Politicsgovernance.com A philanthropist and Chief Executive Officer of Sam-Sedi Global Education Foundation, Chief Samuel Akpimegi has given scholarships to over 60 indigenes of Ughelli Kingdom. The beneficiaries who were drawn from the 23 communities that made up the Kingdom, including slots from the Palace of the Ovie of Ughelli Kingdom and other social clubs, are students of both Secondary schools and tertiary institutions. Speaking during the inaugural ceremony /award of the scholarship held at Ughelli Kingdom Hall, Ughelli North local government area, Chief Akpimegi said the scheme was…

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Uwheru: Explosion Rocks Agadama, Kills Chairman As Many Others Injure

By Politicsgovernance.com Suspected dynamite explosion has killed the chairman of Agadama community simply identified as Sunday Iniovogoma while many others sustained various degrees of violation in Uwheru Kingdom, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. Sources from the community disclosed that the chairman was asleep when the unfortunate incident occurred and part of the building was shattered by the explosion. A Community source disclosed that, before the explosion, Iniovogoma had received a call from some unknown person for discussion which he had earlier denied them audience. It will be…

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Gunmen Kill Police Officer Attach To IGP Task Force Team In Delta

  BY JOEL GRANDBALL, Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers  yesterday, attacked a team of policemen attached to the Inspector General Police, IGP Special Taskforce on Petroleum and Illegal Bunkering killing one of the policemen in the team in Delta State. The incident according to security sources, occurred at the Evwreni axis of the East-West road in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. Contacted to speak on the incident, the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, Onome Onowakpoyeya said, ‘Please I will get back to you’ which she…

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Oil Rich Afiesere Community Swears-In Aduvie Led Executive

By Omoghene Benedict, THE newly elected 17-man executives of  Afiesere community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta state, have been sworn-in with Mr. Richard Ovwreghederohwo also known as Aduvie as president. This is just as the President General of Ughelli Descendants Union, UDU, Chief Pius Omubaye has charged them to focus on the speedy development of the community  Members of the executives also sworn-in are: Olorogun Shikaleke Okiemute, Vice President, Mr. Lucky Oleya, Secretary General, Mr. Matthew Otuokena, Treasurer, Mr. Lucky Ikporo, P.R.O, Mr. Philip Ukpokpo, Asst. Secretary,…

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