Bloodbath: Isoko Group, IMG Wants Gov Okowa To Relocate Office

  The Isoko Monitoring Group, (IMG) has called on Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa to relocate his office as governor temporarily to Isoko land and fashion out means of putting an end to the inter communal clashes and bloodletting engulfing some Isoko communities. The  group Publicity Secretary, Dr. Kingsley Oroh in a statement signed and addressed to the Delta State Governor described Gov Okowa silence over the continued lost of lives as worrisome.   According to Dr. Oroh in the statement, “We are compelled to express our disappointment and…

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Emede/Igbide Crisis: A Shame/Disgrace To The Isoko Nation-Dieseruvwe

Former Director General of the Delta State Traffic Management Agency, DESTMA, Olorogun Stephen Dieseruvwe has the described the current happenings between Emede and Igbide communities in Isoko South local Government Area of Delta State as a disgrace to Isoko nation. In a statement on his facebook account, the Urhobo traditional chief said, “Not too long ago, it was alleged that Igbide attacked Emede, which resulted to many deaths and countless number of houses burnt. The crisis led to the suspension of the Kings and President Generals of the the two…

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Okowa Inaugurates Panel Of Inquiry Into Oleh, Ozoro Land Dispute

  By Kelvin Ohoror Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa on Wednesday, inaugurated a seven-man Judicial Panel of Inquiry into the land dispute between Oleh and Ozoro communities in the state. He said at the ceremony at Government House, Asaba that the panel would determine the remote and immediate causes of the conflict between the parties in Oleh and Ozoro communities. According to the governor, it is disheartening that after all we have been through as a country and a State throughout this year, our State is now confronted with…

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Emede/Igbide Crisis: IDU Youth Wing Sue for Peace

  —— Condemn killings, destruction of properties —— Urge state government to deploy security personnels to warring communities   BY OUR REPORTERS   The President of Isoko Development Union Youth Wing, Comrade Ede Ewariezi Hyacinth has sued for peace among two warring Delta communities, Emede and Igbide and also condemned in totality the killings and destruction of properties in the place. Comrade Ede made this known during a press briefing at the Isoko Development Union Secretariat Oleh, Isoko South local government area of Delta State. According to him, “it was…

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SHREDDING THE TISSUES OF LIES IN EMEDE’S PRESS STATEMENTS

  1.0. The Voice of Igbide People, a Facebook Group/Page of the people of Igbide kingdom, have read with amusement and passing interest, in some instance, the series of press statements by Emede community issued via the Isoko Mirror Online, on the current crisis between Emede and Igbide. The contents of these write-ups, to say the least, are a motley collection of outright falsehood, unsubstantiated assumptions and suppositions, carefully woven with pretentious language to confuse and misinform the unwary. We were especially gladdened when we read two well-written rejoinders on…

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Gunmen Attack Couple, Kill One In Ughelli

Gunmen on Sunday morning opened fire on a couple in Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North local government area of Delta State, killing the lady in the process. The incident which occured between the hours of 11am and 12 noon, happened a few meters from the popular St. Theresa roundabout in Ekuigbo leaving her male occupant with gunshot wounds. Sources at the scene of the incident disclosed that the couple had just finished making some financial transactions at a Point of Sale, PoS spot in the area when they where accosted…

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Suspected Kidnappers Abduct Mother Of 3, Mrs Tina Etameta In Ughelli

A mother of 3 simply identified as Mrs. Tina Etameta has been kidnapped by suspected kidnappers at Agbarha-Otor junction, Ughelli in Ughelli North North local government area of Delta state. According to a family source, Tina, 44 was kidnapped at her shop opposite Agbarha-Otor junction where she sell provisions at about 7-8pm on January 4, 2021. The source disclosed that the suspected hoodlums arrived the shop amidst sporadic shooting to whisk away their target to an unknown destination. The husband, Mr Lucky Etemata who spoke to this medium said, while…

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IGBIDE & EMEDE CRISIS: VERIFIABLE TRUTHS!

  1.0. It is a season of yellow-bellied, insipid and colorless press statements of lies by some persons in Emede, this time by one Mr. J. Okpeki, Chairman, Emede Progress Union (EPU), Lagos. The press statement, issued in the Isoko Mirror Online version of 28/12/2020 and supposedly a response to the Igbide rejoinder of December 21, 2020 widely circulated on the social media, was a contemptible admixture of pathetic conjectures, puerile arguments and barefaced lies concocted to hoodwink uninformed members of the public. Ordinarily, Mr Okpeki’s mumble jumble distortion of…

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Three Suspected Criminals Arrested In Oteri-Ughelli

By Politicsgovernance.com   Three persons suspected to be criminals were on Sunday arrested in Oteri-Ughelli community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State by youths in the area. This is just the leadership of the community has sanctioned a yet to be identified man for threatening to murder his wife with a machete. It was gathered that the suspects were arrested at Emareyo village in the community and were paraded before elders and leaders. According to a community source, one of the suspects is from the community while the…

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Emede/ Igbide Land Dispute: IMG Condemns Killings, Burning Of Houses

A group, Isoko Monitoring Group, IMG has condemned the renewed hostilities between Emede and Igbide communities that has claimed lives and properties in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. IMG, in a statement by it’s Spokesman, Dr. Kingsley Oroh, said the killings and destruction of properties was an act of barbarism and must be condemned by all concern Isoko sons and daughters worldwide. “In this times and age when communities are working together to ensure development is attracted to their communities and territories, it is regrettably that some…

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