Three Suspected Car Snatchers, Sprayer Arrested In Ughelli

By Promise Erukapomre/Ughelli THREE persons and a panel beater suspected to be car snatchers have been arrested by a combine team of the Nigeria police and vigilante members in North local government area of Delta State. It was gathered that the suspected were arrested at Oteri- Ughelli by the security agents following tip at the panel beater’s workshop. The suspects, Edward Elijah, Godwin Simeon, Timothy Odjoma and Ogbe Daniel the panel beater were arrested after they were rounded up by the security agents. When contacted the Delta State Police Public…

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Analysis & Opinion: Of Policing And Criminality In Nigeria

By Sunny Awhefeada   There is something decidedly Nigerian which is deeply rooted in hypocrisy and the inability to admit our foibles until they are pointed out to us by outsiders. Bound to this consciousness is our laid back attitude and tendency to celebrate half measures usually camouflaged as achievements. We are daily pushed away from values which should drive our aspirations and around which a national consensus can be constructed.   The capacity or desire to interrogate issues has taken flight and in its place is a feeling of…

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Analysis &Opinion: “We Are At War”

By Sunny Awhefeada I must begin by ascribing the patent of the title of this piece to Dr. Walter Ofonagoro, one of those exceptionally gifted men who put their talent at the disposal of the antithesis of good. Ofonagoro belongs to a mendacious heritage constituted by men of his ilk. They are the worthy sires of the Garba Shehus and the Femi Adesinas of today. For the Woke generation, the name Ofonagoro will not ring a bell, although it pops up on when searched on Google.   The generation which…

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Fmr DPO Of Ughelli Division Zoukumor Promoted To Area Commander

By Kobiruo Joseph-Ughelli Eight months after undergoing Tactical Leadership and Command Course at the Police Staff College Jos in  Plateau State and graduating with 49 other participants in December, 2020, Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP Kevin Zoukumor has been decorated with the rank Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP by the Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ari Mohammed Ali. Flagged by senior police officers during the decorations, ACP Zoukumor was selected and nominated for the Tactical Leadership and Command Course Training while he was the Divisional Police Officer of Ughelli ‘A…

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Crime: One Shot As Gunmen Attack Raycom In Ughelli Carts Away Phone Gadgets, Cash In Broad Day

By Omoghene Benedict -Ughelli   A yet to be identified man in his 30s has been shot by suspected armed robbers that attack Raycom telecommunication at Akpodiete junction along Isoko road in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State carting away phones, gadgets, laptops, accessories and unspecified amount of money in a Ghana Must Go bags. Since the arrival of the new Divisional Police Officer in Ughelli, A Division, crime rate has been on the increase as it would be recalled that an 30 year old motorcyclist, Edoja Imoni…

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Hushpuppi: Abba Kyari Sets To Be Suspended By IGP

PRESS RELEASE FBI INDICTMENT: IGP RECOMMENDS SUSPENSION OF DCP ABBA KYARI • AS 4-MAN SPECIAL INVESTIGATION PANEL BEGINS PROBE The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc has recommended the immediate suspension of DCP Abba Kyari, the Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), from the Service of the Nigeria Police Force, pending the outcome of an ongoing internal investigations touching on him. The IGP, in his letter to the Police Service Commission, dated 31st July, 2021, noted that the recommendation for the suspension of…

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American FBI Indicted Air Peace Like Abba Kyari- FFK

When my friend Allen Onyema, the Chairman of Air Peace, was indicted by the FBI and the Americans demanded he be extradicted we stood by him. Onyema was later vindicated. Why can’t we do the same for Abba? Is it wrong for us to ask them to show us hard evidence of his crime first?

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Suspected Hoodlums Murder 30-Year Old Motorcyclist In Ogor Community

…As Community Lambasts Ughelli ‘A’ Division DPO For Alleged Inaction   By Omoghene Benedict   A 30 years old motorcyclist simply identified as Edoja Imoni Ediri has been gruesomely murdered by unknown persons at Oviri-Ogor community and his motorcycle taken away in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State. It was gathered that the body and helmet of the deceased who hails from Igbuku-Orogun were found in an uncompleted building in the area with his hands and legs tied up causing panic in the peaceful community. This is just as…

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Angry Mobs Set Suspected Motorcycles Snatcher Ablaze In Delta

By Kobiruo Joseph /UGHELLI A young man in his 20s has been reportedly set ablaze by angry mobs at Afiesere community, Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State for allegedly snatching a newly purchased motorcycle from its owner. The deceased unidentified had forcefully dispossessed the owner of the motorcycle around the Iwhrekpokpor roundabout area of the Ughelli metropolis and was making away with it when the owner raised an alarm. A source said other commercial motorcyclists gave the deceased a hot chase and caught up with him around the secondary…

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Delta Police Declares 21-yrs Old Girl Missing

The Delta State Police Command has declared a 21-yrs old girl simply identified as Stephine Solomon missing According to a statement signed by the State Police Acting Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, Stephine  left home for work since on 19/7/2021 and has not returned speaks English and Urhobo languages fluently. The Release as Signed by DSP Bright Edafe   PRESS RELEASE MISSING PERSON One Stephine Solomon Oghenevoke ‘f’, of Okumagba Estate, Delta State whose photograph is on your screen has been reported missing. Age 21yrs old, 5ft tall, dark…

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