UPU Vow To Defend Urhobo Nation With All Its Might Against Banditry And Herdsmen Invaders

The Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) has vowed to defend it’s lands and citizens against marauding armed herdsmen that have constituted a major security challenge in all parts of the country. The President General Of UPU worldwide, Olorogun Moses Taiga, who spoke to newsmen after a closed door meeting with all the traditional rulers of Urhobo nation at the palace of the Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom in Ughelli South, held that Urhobo nation will use every arsenal at its disposal to defend her land against banditry and insurgency. According to Taiga,…

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Man Drowns Celebrating Birthday At Ughelli Beach

  By Erirhe Loveth, IT Student   A man in his early 20s simply identified as Ogheneruemu whose surname could not be confirmed has drowned at Oteri-Ughelli community beach while celebrating his birthday in North local government area of Delta State. The deceased, who is said to be an indigene of the community had went with his friends to swim at a dredged site as part of activities for the celebration before his untimely death. Source disclosed that the deceased had entertained his friends at their family home before some…

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Insecurity: Vokes Star CEO, Oshasha Escapes Death In Ughelli

A business Mogul and Petroleum magnate, Olorogun Ovuoke Henry Oshaha has been shot by unknown gunmen suspected to be assassins in Ughelli metropolis, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State.   It was gathered that the gunmen had followed their victim in an army color Toyota Highlander SUV and he was shot twice in SUV at Oniemo street behind one of the new generation bank in the area. Though the report was sketchy as at the time of this report but Sources at the scene disclosed that “The suspects…

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Conflict Resolution: Jifas Ogbon Applauds State Government Proactive Measures On Preventing Violent

  Says Workshop For Stakeholders Is Timely, Commendable   By Kobiruo Joseph   Special Assistant to the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, on Youth Development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon, JP, has applauded the state government over its commitment in organising workshop on enhancing violent conflict resolution through community early warning and response for stakeholders and key community representatives in Ughelli South.   He stated this immediately at the one day workshop held at the Council hall in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State on Tuesday, March 30. Jifas…

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Tension As  Bodiless Head Is Found In Ekakpamre Community

Residents of Ekakpamre community are currently fleeing as the bodiless head of a deceased allegedly killed was seen at one of the entrance of the community in Ughelli South local government area of Delta State. It would be recalled that last week, one Ibeni Champion 29, was allegedly shot dead and Edafe injured in a related cult clash between two rival groups, Eiye and Dominion in the community and the police outpost and vigilante office were destroyed by rampaging youths. It was gathered that the bodiless deceased, identified as Friday…

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Ughelli Women Go Nude To Protest Continued Stealing Of BEDC Armoured Cables

From Erirhe Loveth, IT Student   Women from Onoharigho Street in Otovwodo Community in Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North Local Government Area from have gone nude to protest the incessant vandalization of transformers in the area by unknown vandals.   The women who came out in their numbers, chanted different songs of lamentation, raining curses on suspected cable vandals.   According to one of the protesters, who identified herself as Mrs. Comfort Ojevwe, “Residents of Onoharigho Street had suffered untold hardship over the incessant vandalization of the transformer in the…

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Oil Spill: Chevron Has Abandoned Us To Die, Gbaramatu Kingdom Laments

  *** Demand For Physical Presence Of Managing Director of Chevron To Ensure Honesty, Transparency *** Describe The Spill As Brazen, Unacceptable Risk That Nobody Should Have To Deal Wit   The people of oil – rich Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South-West Local Government Area Delta State have cried out over the ravaging oil Spill from the facilities of American oil giant, Chevron Nigeria Limited, demanding for the physical presence of the Managing Director of the oil firm to see things for himself and to ensure honesty and transparency on…

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Tragedy As Six Suspected Drunken ‘Yahoo Boys’ Die In A Ghastly Accident In Ughelli

From Epian Elohor Rejoice, IT Student Six persons suspected to be internet fraudsters popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boys’ on Friday night reportedly perished in a lone accident while celebrating their feat in Ughelli area of Delta State. It was gathered that some of the deceased in their early 20s were students Delta state polytechnic, Oghara. The accident according sources occurred near Ekiugbo junction at about 8pm along the Agbarho-Ughelli axis of the East-West Road as one of them bought a 2021 Lexus GX 460. The victims identified as Kelvin, Lawson, Tonero,…

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Man, 29 Killed Others Injured In A Related Cult Clash At Ekakpamre Community

  From Blessing Okotie, IT Student   A 29 years old man simply identified as Ibeni Champion has been shot dead and another injured in a suspected cult related clash between two rival groups at Ekakpamre community, Ughelli South Local Government Area, Delta State. The deceased, simply identified was allegedly shot dead by a rival cult group that has been terrorizing the community. It was learned that the clash, which began Monday night, continued on Tuesday, causing tension within the community as commercial activities have been crumbled. According to sources,…

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Ozoro Patriots Seeks Speedy Investigation Into Clevers Murder

The Ozoro Patriots,  urged the Delta State Commissioner of Police to expedite action in the speedy conclusion of the investigation on the gruesome killing of Miss Queen Clever by unknown assailants. This was contained in a letter addressed to the police commissioner and signed on the group’s behalf by Dr. Oke Michael Aziakpono and Dr. Omamoke Enaroseha Eribo. The letter read: “While the Ozoro patriots do not want to join the bandwagon of speculations as to the identity of perpetrators of this heinous crime, we wish to humbly draw your…

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