Kidnapped Clergy Released After Spending A Week With Abductors In Delta

By Micheal Veloh After spending nearly a week with his abductors in an unknown destination, kidnapped senior pastor of Kingdom Envoy, Rev Murphy Akpovi has been released to join his family members and congregants. Rev Murphy was kidnap while returning from evening service few meters away from his resident at Afiesere community nine (9) days ago in Ughelli north local government area of Delta state. It was gathered that while the clergy was kidnapped at Afiesere, two other unidentified women were also kidnapped at different locations in Iwhrekpokpor same day.…

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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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One Dead, Others Injured In Ofuoma Community Leadership Crisis

By Uruemu Favour Apprehension has gripped residents of Ofuoma community over the death of a youth leader and many others escaped with severe degrees of injuries over leadership crisis that has torn it apart in Ughelli North local government area. The deceased youth leader identifies as Mr Felix Edenughe was captured and killed by a faction belonging to one of the leaders in the community. It was gathered. Though the caused of the crisis could not be ascertained, it was gathered that late Mr Felix Edenughe was the factional vice…

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Insecurity: Nigerians Are Worried About Wave, As Delta Monarch Tackles Pres Buhari

  The Pere of Akugbene Mein Kingdom in Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State, His Royal Majesty Pere S.P. Luke Kalanama VIII JP, has decried the level of insecurity in the country and urged President Muhammadu Buhari to double his efforts and halt it now. The monarch said that the level of insecurity in the country was frightening, saying it has become a major topic in daily newspapers across Nigeria and the globe. According to the Royal Father who is also the first Vice Chairman of Delta State Council…

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NIGERIA OUT-OF-CONTROL INSECURITY: SIMPLE SOLUTION BUHARI SHIES AWAY FROM

  By Zik Gbemre   Insecurity in Nigeria has gone beyond the control of insensitive President Mohammadu Buhari. A situation where the Guards Brigade of the President is killed by hoodlums/terrorists is a cause for alarm. It is a show of force, by the bandits, that nobody is protected from them. The Guards Brigade are special troops of soldiers responsible for protecting the President of Nigeria and the Federal Capital of Abuja, his seat of government. When those responsible to guard the president are not safe then it calls for…

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Crime: Security Guard Shot Dead By Fleeing Suspected Robbers In Ughelli

By Uruemu Favour, A security guard has been shot dead by suspected armed robbers evading arrest at the early of Wednesday morning at Ekiugbo community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta state. It was gathered that the robbers were being chased by Iwhrenene community vigilante after a foiled operation. According to a source, “The victim identified simply as Tunde was sleeping in a nearby keke when the fleeing robbers shot him dead and escaped. “This morning, robbers attack my street and shot one of our security man to…

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Herdsmen Never Met With Ughelli Monarch For Parcel Of Land- UDU

By Michael Veloh UGHELLI Descendants Union, UDU, the apex sociocultural body of Ughelli Kingdom has debunked an alleged online audio rumour that suspected Fulani herdsmen recently met the the traditional ruler of Ughelli Kingdom for a parcel of land Addressing newsmen at the palace of the Ughelli traditional ruler in Ughelli North local government area, the president general of Ughelli Kingdom, Chief Pius Omubaye expressed disappointment over the alleged fake rumour that has been on various social media platforms that herdsmen numbering 200 met with the monarch, HRM Dr Wilson…

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Evwreni Crisis: Justice Abang Absence Halts Trial As Monarch Appears In Court

  …Case adjourned to Oct 25   The Federal High Court, Warri, Delta State, Thursday, halted  the arraignment of Delta traditional ruler HRH Oghenekevwe Kumane on alleged terrorism charges leading to the death of not less than 3 persons and willful destruction of over fourteen houses within Evwreni kingdom following the absence of the trial judge, Justice Effreti Okon Abang.   Oghenekevwe Kumane, Ovie of Evwreni Kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, one Atiri Stephen and Kelly Omojugheri were billed to be arraigned on amended 9-count…

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Black Sunday As Suspected Gunmen Kill Police Officer Carts Away Two Service Rifles In Delta

Tragedy on sunday struck at the oil city of Warri as suspected gunmen reportedly killed an unidentified policeman and a motorcycle rider escaped with his rifles at Uti junction in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State. Though the report was sketchy, It was gathered that the incident occurred at about 11 am on Sunday, June 5, 2022 and the policeman who was on a motorcycle was shot dead by the gunmen. Another source alleged that the gunmen escaped with two police rifles after killing the victim and the…

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Delta Guber: Gbagi Raises Alarm Over Allege Threat To Life By Delta Governor

  Kenneth Gbagi a frontline 2023 governorship aspirant in Delta State, has alleged that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has threatened to kill him at a meeting he was forced out by his security aides.   In a petition signed and released, Gbagi, a chieftain of the  Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  also accused Governor Okowa of preventing him from partaking in a recent meeting with ad hoc delegates of the party, in Asaba.   Gbagi, in a letter dated May 21 and addressed to the PDP National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu through Delta…

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