News Feature: Letter To Mama Deborah

By Sunny Awhefeada   Dear Mama Deborah,     I am sure you have never heard of me or read any of my essays in this column. I am therefore unknown to you as you were hitherto unknown to me and many other Nigerians. Yesterday, you were largely unknown. Today, you have become well known to the extent of saying your family name has become a household name. Your transformation from obscurity to visibility came to be as a result of the gruesome murder of your beloved daughter, Deborah. Yes,…

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Sit -A-Home: Suspected IPOB Members Storm Delta, Kill Dangote Truck Driver Burn Trucks, Cars, Keke

By Joe Favour & Michael Veloh/ Asaba Suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have killed an unidentified truck driver of Alhaji Aliko Dangote and burnt many cars at Ugbolu community few meters away from Asaba, the Delta state capital in those to enforce the sit at home order.   According to sources two Dangote trucks, a Tricycle, an Audi, volkswagen at Ugbolu  community, were all set ablaze. It was gathered that rampaging IPOB members storm the  community on the early hours of Wednesday barricading the Ugbolu/Illah road…

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Breaking: Kidnap Guardian Journalist Released In Delta Community

Kidnapped Guardian Newspaper Correspondent in Bayelsa state, Mr Osahon Olusegun has been released at the early hours Saturday April 2, 2022 by his abductors.   Osahon, a former Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists Bayelsa State and other were last Sunday kidnapped along Ogor-Evwreni axis of the East/West road in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta and the driver of the Sunny Eru motors Bus with vehicle registration number Delta: TDU 270 XA was shot dead. Osahon and others were travelling to Warri, Delta state from Yenagoa before…

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Nigeria Police Officer, Sets To Resign Over Alleged Poor Welfare

  A Nigerian policeman, Ugwu Chiemezie, has tendered his resignation over his inability to feed himself and also take care of other basic needs. The police constable serving at Igbo Eze South Police Station, Ibagwa Aka, Nsukka, Enugu State, in a letter to the area commander and other relevant police authorities, said he was quitting the Nigeria Police Force as a result of hardship occasioned by poor remuneration, welfare and general working conditions. The letter dated March 25, 2022, reads, “I, PC Ugwu Chiemezie with force no: 528089 posted to…

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Nigeria Army, NA, Denies Abandoning Soldier In Battlefield

The Nigerian Army has denied abandoning an unknown soldier at a battlefield in a video that went viral at the cyber space .   The Nigerian Army in a statement said, “The video footage is thus, in all intent, and purpose a misrepresentation of what actually transpired between the soldier and his colleagues.     According to the statement signed by its Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, VIRAL VIDEO BY SOLDIER PURPORTEDLY ABANDONED BY COLLEAGUES DURING OPERATIONS MISLEADING, DIVERSIONARY   The attention of the Nigerian Army(NA) has…

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Gunmen Kidnap Guardian Newspaper Correspondent, Others In Delta, Demand N5M Ransom

By Michael Veloh, Ughelli    Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on have kidnapped Mr. Osahon Olusegun, the Guardian Newspaper correspondent in Bayelsa state, and they are demanding the sum of N5 million as ransom to secure his release. It was learnt Osahon a former Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists  Bayelsa State Correspondents Chapel, was kidnapped along Evwreni-Ogor axis of the East-West road, Delta State, on Sunday along with other passengers transiting to Delta state in a commercial bus belonging to Sunny Eru Motors in Ughelli North Local Government…

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International: Hushpuppi Commits $400k Fraud From Inside US Prison —Journalist Claims

  …..Cites New court Document [SWIPE]   Popular Instagram celebrity Hushpuppi has received fresh charges as US prosecutors submit court documents showing how he committed fraud and laundered over $400k from behind bars. US prosecutors presented documents before the United States District Court of California on Wednesday with fresh evidence indicting Hushpuppi of committing fraud and money laundering in US Federal correctional facility. The court documents stated that Hushpuppi, while in US Federal correctional facility, participated in the purchase and laundering of Economic Impact Payment (EIP) debit cards fraudulently obtained…

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Uwheru: Why Herdsmen Are Holding Our People Hostage -PG

By Michael Veloh/Ohoror The President general of Uwheru kingdom, Mr. McPherson Egbedi Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State, have lamented the invasion of their communities by AK47 weilding herdsmen who he allege, take their people hostage and demand money and food items as conditions for their release. Addressing newsmen after three person were attacked and injured at Ohoror secondary school, Egbedi alleged that Fulani herdsmen have device a means of getting food items by kidnapping Indigenes of the community. According to him, “Some days ago,the contractors that are working…

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Uwheru: Herdsmen Attack Students, Injure Security Guard In Ohoror Community

By Michael Veloh, Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have attacked and injured two students of Ohoror Secondary school and a security guard in Ohoror community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. The students and security guard, Lucky Alakpa, Osusu Apor, Jekins Ekwa, attacked at the school premise are currently receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital within the local government. According to sources, “The Fulani herdsmen invaded the school premises immediately after closure and some of the students who were behind were attacked with the gateman. A…

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Billing: Angry Youths Unleashed Mayhem On  BEDC Officials, Destroy Equipment In Ughelli

By Michael Veloh Angry youths from neighboring communities in Ughelli, stormed the Ughelli office of the Benin Electricity Company, BDEC, unleashing hostility on some of the company’s staff over prolonged power outage in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. The youths who were said to have come from some neighbouring communities, it was gathered, injured the Ughelli Business Manager, Mr. Bethel Ebiuwhe and four other staff of the company. It was learned that the youths arrived the office armed with sticks and broken bottles, destroying windows of the…

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