How Cairo Ojougboh Died While Watching Nigeria vs South Africa Game

Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State and  Akinuwa of Agbor Kingdom, Chief (Dr) Cairo Ojougboh, is dead.   Ojougboh gave up the ghost watching Nigeria Super Eagles match against South Africa at the 2023 AFCON. According to sources Cairo Ojougbo died when penalty kick was awarded against Nigeria on Wednesday’s semi-final clash in Bouake, Ivory coast. Super Eagles Captain, William Troost-Ekong had scored a penalty at the 67th minute for Nigeria, before the Nelson Mandela’s kinsmen were awarded a spot-kick. Their equaliser came after Nigeria thought…

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Court Adjourns N100m Suit Against Police IG, PSC, Others Over Unlawful Detention Of Car To Feb 7

Delta State High Court 1, sitting at Ughelli, on Thursday January 11, 2023, presided by Hon. Justice A. A. Onojovwo has adjourned suit against the Police Service Commission, Inspector General of Police, Commissioner of Police Delta State, Ughelli Area Commander and Inspector Godspower, over unlawful detention of Toyota Rav4 car belonging to Mr Bidemi Omiunu to February 7, 2024. The suit with no: UCH/FR/266/2023, was brought by Mr E.O.Erhirhi Esq, Counsel to the applicant, Mr Omiunu Bidemi for arresting and detaining his Toyota Rav4 with registration no: FST 263-EG, on…

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Integrity Group Of Delta State Celebrates Governor Oborevwori At 60

  The Integrity Group of Delta State popularly known as M.O.R.E Agenda Ambassadors, has felicitated with the Executive Governor of Delta State, Rt. Hon. (Elder) Sheriff Oborevwori, on his 60th birth anniversary celebration.   In a statement on Monday, signed by the Chairman/Convener of the group, Hon. Oke Idawene, describes the governor as a fine gentleman that has stood out overtime. According to Idawene, “Your Excellency, when the knell is sounded for reward of diligence, a song of victory on your lips shall intone now and always.” “We wish the…

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Sports: Chief Of Defence Staff, Gen Irabor Hosts, Sponsors IHU-IYASE Football Tournament In Delta

The 9th and 2022 edition of the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Eluonye Onyenuchea Irabor Football Tournament kicks off at Agwuewuru Secondary School, Ewuru, Agbor, Delta State. The tournament, Ihu-Iyase-Agbor football competition was sponsored by the Nigeria Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Lucky Irabor in continuation of his love for sporting activities. The annual competition co-hosted by 181 Amphibious Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Agbor, under Lt Col Aliyu N. Abubakar and  Aligwha FC won the tournament trophy with a cash donation of N500,000. Politicsgovernance.com learned that the name,…

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Chief Emareyo Flags Off Communities Peace Cup Tournament In Ughelli

By Joseph Kobiruo/UGHELLI As part of his quest to foster peace among communities in Urhobo nation, Olorogun Dr. Lawrence Emareyo has flagged off the first maiden edition of Community Peace Cup tournament in Ughelli north local government area of Delta state. Speaking at the opening event before the match between Emeragha and Oteri communities, the sponsor Emareyo said, “The reason for this event is to ensure there is peace in our communities because there can never be progress where there is war. “I have to bring this idea together because…

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PDP Primaries: Agofure Floors Eric Oharisi With 5 Votes

Deputy Leader of Ughelli North Legislative Arm, Mr Onoriode Agofure has emerged the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, primary for Ughelli North Constituency II seat in the state legislature. Six aspirants contested for the primaries which was held on Sunday at the Ughelli Township stadium and Agofure defeated the incumbent, Hon. Eric Oharisi and five others. Nineteen delegates voted during primaries and Onoriode Agofure pulled 10 votes, Eric Oharisi 5 votes, Ovweghrederohwo Richard Aduvie 2 votes, Rufus Edoja Akpodiete 1 vote, Oke Umurhohwo 1 vote, and Chadu Ojevwe…

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Analysis & Opinion: And The Sons Of Senghor Prevailed

By Sunny Awhefeada   Watching the final match of the just concluded African Cup of Nations was quite emotional for me. It was not about the presence of twenty-two players on the football pitch in Paul Biya’s Cameroon. It was not about the charged atmosphere, the shouts, anxiety, fear, significant and telling as they were. What competed for my attention with the aforementioned was our past, the history of Africa, her not too distant past. The two countries that played in the final, Egypt and Senegal, hold so much allure…

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3rd Maiden Edition Of Isoko Nations Cup Kicks Off

  — as Emede pips Igbide 1-0 By Kelvin Ohoror   The 3rd maiden edition of Isoko nations cup for peace towards sustainable development in Isoko land has kicked off at the Oleh township stadium Isoko South local government area of Delta State with Igbide trading tackles with Emede community. In his welcome address the chairman of the local organizing committee and 2nd vice president Isoko Development Union Chief Dan Odhomo said that “The tournament is unique and remarkable, is all about peaceful co-existence, brotherly love, communual integration and unity…

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3rd Edition Of Isoko Nation Cup Holds 15th December

By Kelvin Ohoror   In a bid to foster peace, unity and curb youth restiveness in the youths in Isoko nation, the 3rd edition of Isoko nation’s cup with the theme ‘Kick out violence from Isoko land with football”, will kick off 15th of December, 2021 at the Oleh township stadium Isoko South local government area of Delta State. Addressing newsmen, the chairman of the local organizing committee and also 2nd vice-president Isoko Development Union, Chief Dan Odhomo said “The completion will commence on the 15 December, 2021.   “The…

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Emede, Igbide Set For Titanic Football Battle On Dec, 12

  A football match between Emede and Igbide Communities have slated for the December 12, 2021 at Owodokpokpo Grammar School, Owodokpokpo-Igbide in Isoko South local government area of Delta State. It was learnt that the friendly football is to clear the doubting Thomas that peace has finally returned to both communities. The competition is to be sponsored by the President General of Igbide worldwide, Chief Egba Ugolo.   In a Facebook post by Doble Ewhese, “To strengthen the peace accord entered recently between Igbide and Emede, Igbide community will be…

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