Warri/Itakpe Train Bound, Derails Into Kogi Forest, 148 Passengers, 30 Crew Members Stranded

A train conveying 148 passengers and 30 crew members from Warri in Delta state to Itakpe on Sunday derailed inside Kogi forest, forcing them (passengers and crew to be stranded. It was learned, the train left Warri early Sunday and got derailed at around noon inside the forest between Ajaokuta and Itakpe.   The Delta and Kogi State police commands could not immediately confirm the incident, but the Managing Director of Nigerian Railway Corporation, Fidet Okhiria, confirmed it. Okhiria said as of the time he was talking to The PUNCH,…

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Tension As Delta Community Protest Alleged Illegal Removal Of Chairman By Cabal

Movement and other commercial activities were restricted for hours in a peaceful protest by Iwhreko community over an alleged removal of the youth leader by a cabal in Ughelli North Local government area of Delta state. Below is the video of Iwhreko community protesters!! Armed with placards with inscriptions such as, ‘PG Enough is Enough, ‘We nor want War, Iwhreko say no violence, ‘Mr Augustine Okerhieri remain Iwhreko youth chairman, Ewheya say no to Violenc’ and amongst others, the protesters mainly men, women and youths accused the president general of…

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Ughelli Area Command PCRC Congratulates Otuonuyo On PCRC Re-election As South South VIce

Chairman and executives of  Ughelli Area Command of the Police Community Relations Committee, PCRC, has congratulated Deacon Kenneth Otuonunyo on his reelection as the national vice chairman, South-South Geopolitical Zone of the (PCRC)   In a congratulatory statement signed by command are its Area chairman, Comrade Blessing Egbagbara Jp and Secretary,  Supol Tomwarri Doutimiareye and Publicity Secretary,  Hon Ovo Ogba Ofragene described his reelection in the zone as service to humanity by bringing effective policing to the grassroot. According to the statement, “The Chairman, Comrade Blessing Omarayerue Egbagbara (JP), on…

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Apprehension As Gunmen Kidnap Imam, Injure 11 Worshippers At Ughelli Mosque

Apprehension has gripped residents of Ughelli north as gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a deputy Imam simply identified as Mallam Muhammadu Sani and injured eleven (11) worshippers while observing their early morning prayer at a Mosque in Ughelli North local government area of Delta state. It was learned that the gunmen five in numbers in an unidentified Toyota Sienna stormed the Mosque located at Otovwievwiere street in Okorodafe axis of the Ughelli metropolis at about 6:15.am on Friday and were shooting sporadically before abducting the Imam. Speaking to…

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NDDC BOARD: Itsekiri Youths Commences Mother Of All Protest Against Nominees

By Emma Arubi   The apex youth body of the Itsekiri Ethnic nationality known as the Itsekiri National Youths Council,  INYC, Tuesday commenced what they called mother of all protest against President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees to the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, submitted to the National Assembly for screening and confirmation as it contradict the Act establishing the Commission regarding persons qualify to be so appointed. Addressing newsmen at the NPA Warri entrance, the president of INYC, Comrade Weyinmi Agbateyiniro said the protest is taking place simultaneously…

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Delta Police In Disarray As Gunmen Kill One,Injure Others, Cart Away Six Service Ak-47

THE Delta State Police Command is currently in disarray as gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have attacked a Dragon team of police officers along the Ughelli/Warri expressway of the East/West road killing one of the officer, injured two others and cart away six Ak-47 service riffles in Ughelli north local government area of Delta state. It was gathered that the unidentified officers, 8 in numbers were attacked at Ekrerhavwen-Agbarho junction, killing one Sergeant whose name could not be ascertained, and his head shattered, while two others are seriously injured…

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PCRC Holds Summit, Honour Isuru With Peace, Security Award, 13 Others 

    The Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) Ughelli Area Command, Delta State has honoured award winning innovator, Nyerhowo Isuru with peace and security award.   The 3rd Security Stakeholders Summit of Police Community Forum with the theme “Curbing the challenges of political violence and insecurity, herders/farmers conflict and inter-communal violence among youth in the ember months the way forward ” held at PCRC Hall, ‘A’ Division Ughelli, Delta State recently had thirteen deserving benefactors presented with awards in seven categories.   In his address, Comrade (Dr) Blessing Omarayerue Egbagbara,…

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Johnson Suleman Speak After Assassination Escape

  The founder of Omega Fire Ministries, Johnson Suleman, has spoken after surviving an armed attack in Auchi, Edo State on Friday. In a video posted on his church’s TV social media pages, Suleman said he knew those behind the attack but won’t be mentioning them. He said, “I just escaped an assassination attempt where seven people were killed. They opened fire on my car. My wife and my kids were there. The escort car with police, they killed the policemen. They killed the other people in the escort car,…

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Protest: Ughelli North LGA, Boss Relaxes Curfew, Sue For Peace

The executive chairman of Ughelli North local government area of Delta state, Hon Godwin Adode has suspended the 6:pm to 6:am curfew imposition in Ughelli on October 4,2022. Hon Adode in a statement warned that the suspension of the curfew is not an avenue for reoccurrences of lawlessness in Ughelli North Local Government as security will be detailed to arrest any situation if the need arises. It would be recalled that a 12hrs curfew was imposed in Ughelli following a protest against the unlawful arrest by Economic and Financial Crime…

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Pipeline Contract: Isoko Ex-Agitators Warn Tompolo, Issue Ultimatum To FG

By Michael Veloh EX-AGITATORS from Isoko nation in Delta state, have issued a 24hrs ultimatum to the federal government to include them in the recent pipeline contract awarded to Tompolo else, all pipelines in Isoko nation would be blown up. The group in a statement warned Government Ekpemupolo Tompolo and his men not step his foot on any oil installation in Isoko land. This ultimatum  and warning was given by the self styled ex-agitators from the oil mining lease OML 28 and 30 cluster 5 and 6 from various Delta…

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