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. 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 the community of impunity. Addressing newsmen during the…

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Assault on Journalists: Group Urges IGP, Delta CP To Investigate Activities Of DPO

A group, under the aegis of Concerned Nigerian Citizens for Equity, CNCE, has called on the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba and the Delta State Commissioner of Police, Ari Mohammed Ali to investigate what it termed as the excesses of the Divisional Police Officer, Mr Asanaenyi Ibok in charge of Ughelli ‘A’ division in Ughelli North Local government Area of Delta state. The group while condemning the recent assault on three Ughelli based journalists by some policemen under the supervision of Mr. Ibok, said the excesses of the…

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2023: Delta Unity Group, Debunks Sheriff Endorsement By Edevbie

  ….Begins Grassroots Mobilisation Ahead of Elections     Delta Unity Group (DUG), a pressure group within the PDP with an agenda to mordenize Delta State, has flagged off sensitisation and mobilisation of the grassroots across the State, ahead of the 2023 elections.   This is just as the group’s National Chairman, Rt. Honourable Peter Onwusanya debunked the trending fake propaganda against Edevbie.   Flagging off the sensitisation at a gathering of all the Wards in Ethiope West Local Government at Oghara, Monday, the National Chairman of DUG, Rt. Hon.…

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Three Journalists Attack By Police From Ughelli A’ Division

By Our Reporters Three journalists in Delta state have been attacked and brutalized by police officers from the Ughelli A’ division under the watch of the DPO, CSP Asanaenyi Ibok in Ughelli North Local government area of Delta state. The attacked Journalists are,Andrew Unutame of Galaxy TV, Joel Grandball of Pointer Newspaper, Michael Veloh of an online news platform, Politicsgovernance.com while covering the town hall meeting between APC governorship candidate, Sen Ovie Omo-Agege and some selected religious leaders at St Lazarus Christ Church, Ughelli. The attack on the journalists was…

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My Dear Teacher, Ademola Dasylva, @ 70

By Sunny Awhefeada   It was with mixed feelings that I received the news of Professor Ademola Omobewaji Dasylva turning seventy and retiring from active university service. Mixed feelings because I rejoice with him on his attainment of this landmark age in good health, but at the same time I look back and see how time flies and undo a lot of things. Looking back, it appears as if it was just yesterday that the then Dr. Ademola Dasylva taught my postgraduate class in the Department of English at the…

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2023: Delta APC Rolls Out Campaign Schedule

By Michael Veloh ….Build A New Delta Tour To Kick Off November 29, End January 20     The Delta State All Progressives Congress, APC, has rolled out it’s detailed campaign schedule which will take the campaign train across 80 stops in the 25 local government areas of the state. Director, Communications and Media Strategy, Olorogun Ima Niboro, in a statement, quoted Campaign Director-General, Elder Godsday Orubebe, as saying that the campaign will take off next Tuesday, November 29, and end January 20, 2023. According to Orubebe, “Following the successful…

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Edevbie, Muoboghare, Oharisi Absent As PDP Inaugurate Campaign Mgt Committee In Ughelli North

By Joe Favour & Michael Veloh     The presence of Olorogun David Edevbie, Prof Patrick Muoboghare and Hon Eric Oharisi were visibly noticed and felt during inauguration of Ughelli North constituency I and II, Campaign Management Committee in Ughelli North local government area of Delta state.   Olorogun David Edevbie a former PDP  governorship aspirant for the 2023 election took the candidate of the party Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori to a legal journey to the Nigeria apex court where the case was disqualify in favour of the candidate. Hon…

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2023: Dafinone Inaugurate Campaign Council, Assure Of APC Victory In Polls

By Joe Favour& Michael Veloh,     The All Progressive Congress, APC candidate for Delta Central Senatorial District, Chief Ede Dafinone has officially inaugurated his campaign council with a charge on them to ensure landslide victory for all candidates of the party.   Speaking during the inauguration held at Ughelli, Delta State, Definone assured that votes will count at the forthcoming general elections and victory will be decided at the unit levels.   Dafinone, a member of the board of England and Wales Institute of Chartered Accountants, described himself as…

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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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Protest: Delta Community Demands Recognition As Autonomous By Govt, Oil Coy

  Leaders and stakeholders of Unuame community of Igbide in Isoko South Local Government area of Delta State have staged a peaceful protest to demand its  recognition as an autonomous community by the state government and the oil company operating the Oroni Oil Field located in the area. The indigenes of the community who marched to the entrance of the Oroni flow station with placards bearing inscriptions such as “Any Contractor in well 3, 4 and 8, the FTOs should be signed by Unuame President or the Contractor will not…

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