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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Ughelli South Wins NBM Zonal Peace Football Tournament

BY Promise Erukakpomre/Ughelli Ughelli South football team has won the Ughelli zonal football tournament organized by the Neo- Black Movement of Africa (NBM), Ughelli zone. The final which was played between Ughelli North and Ughelli South at Afiesere Secondary school, in Ughelli North local government area of Delta state saw Ughelli South football team defeating their opponent in a penalty shoot out after both teams failed to score during regular time. The tournament amongst others was to reiterate that the NBM which is a Pan-Africanist and social-cultural non governmental organisation is…

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Delta Police Arrests Robbery Suspects With Over 340 Ammunition, 28 Live Cartridges, Recovers Two Guns

The Delta state police command has arrested an armed robbery suspects with 340 AK-47 ammunition and recoverd 28 live cartridges, an Ak-47 rifle and a locally made double barrel gun in Bomadi local government area.   According to a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the state command,  Edafe Bright, the suspects was arrested along the Bomadi Tuomo road and other places around the state. The statement reads On the 01/10/2021 at about 07:30 hrs Policemen attached to Bomadi Divisional patrol team while on stop and search duty…

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Education: School Principal Appeals To Gov. Okowa, Community And IndividualsTo Facilitate WAEC Accreditation

BY Gabriel Awodeha  The Acting Principal of Ovwodokpokpo Secondary School Ovwodokpokpo-Olomu in Ughelli South local government area of Delta State, Mrs. Naibe Christy, has appealed to the state government, community leaders and individuals to facilitate the accreditation of the school as a West African Examination Council (WAEC) center. Mrs. Naibe made the appeal yesterday during the 4th Inter-House Sports Athletic competition of the school, pointing that waec accreditation would curb the drift of students of the school and promote effective discipline of students. While noting that sports is an integral…

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Kelechi Iheanacho wins Leicester City’s Goal of the Month for March

Kelechi Iheanacho has added more glorious feathers to his cap as his goal won Leicester City’s Goal of the Month for March. The Nigerian first made History With First Premier League Hat-Trick In Leicester City’s Emphatic Win Over Sheffield United The 24-year-old scored seven goals for the Foxes last month, but only one could win the goal of the month Kelechi Iheanacho has received another accolade after his goal against Burnley was voted Leicester City’s goal of the month for March. Iheanacho enjoyed a good run of form for the…

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