Paul Eriri Installed As The 15th Odio-Ologbo Of Delta Community

By Kelvin Ohoror Chief Paul Oletu Eriri, a former United Nation Consultant was on Friday installed the 15th Odio-Ologbo of Emede Kingdom in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. Performing the inauguration at his Uruovo residence in Emede, Chief Efe Calaber, the Orhioba-Edio of Emede kingdom stated that the installation was in fulfillment of the age long tradition guiding the Edio Council in Emede. He stated that the new Odio-Ologbo met all the requirements prior to the installation and that it is his duty now to preside over…

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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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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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Isoko Community Rejects Health Centre As Akpabio Unveils Projects In Niger Delta

  Leadership of Ewrokpe Community in Emede, Isoko South Council of Delta State, has rejected a health centre built and equipped by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs. Representatives of the ministry, who travelled to the state to commission the project, were reportedly stranded at the venue, as no community or council representative was on the ground to acknowledge and receive the project. State Project Coordinator, Port Johnson Reginald, told The Guardian that the council cited inappropriate fencing, and the Federal Government’s refusal to demolish an old post office which…

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Bloodbath: Isoko Group, IMG Wants Gov Okowa To Relocate Office

  The Isoko Monitoring Group, (IMG) has called on Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa to relocate his office as governor temporarily to Isoko land and fashion out means of putting an end to the inter communal clashes and bloodletting engulfing some Isoko communities. The  group Publicity Secretary, Dr. Kingsley Oroh in a statement signed and addressed to the Delta State Governor described Gov Okowa silence over the continued lost of lives as worrisome.   According to Dr. Oroh in the statement, “We are compelled to express our disappointment and…

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Emede/Igbide Crisis: A Shame/Disgrace To The Isoko Nation-Dieseruvwe

Former Director General of the Delta State Traffic Management Agency, DESTMA, Olorogun Stephen Dieseruvwe has the described the current happenings between Emede and Igbide communities in Isoko South local Government Area of Delta State as a disgrace to Isoko nation. In a statement on his facebook account, the Urhobo traditional chief said, “Not too long ago, it was alleged that Igbide attacked Emede, which resulted to many deaths and countless number of houses burnt. The crisis led to the suspension of the Kings and President Generals of the the two…

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Emede/Igbide Crisis: IDU Youth Wing Sue for Peace

  —— Condemn killings, destruction of properties —— Urge state government to deploy security personnels to warring communities   BY OUR REPORTERS   The President of Isoko Development Union Youth Wing, Comrade Ede Ewariezi Hyacinth has sued for peace among two warring Delta communities, Emede and Igbide and also condemned in totality the killings and destruction of properties in the place. Comrade Ede made this known during a press briefing at the Isoko Development Union Secretariat Oleh, Isoko South local government area of Delta State. According to him, “it was…

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SHREDDING THE TISSUES OF LIES IN EMEDE’S PRESS STATEMENTS

  1.0. The Voice of Igbide People, a Facebook Group/Page of the people of Igbide kingdom, have read with amusement and passing interest, in some instance, the series of press statements by Emede community issued via the Isoko Mirror Online, on the current crisis between Emede and Igbide. The contents of these write-ups, to say the least, are a motley collection of outright falsehood, unsubstantiated assumptions and suppositions, carefully woven with pretentious language to confuse and misinform the unwary. We were especially gladdened when we read two well-written rejoinders on…

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IGBIDE & EMEDE CRISIS: VERIFIABLE TRUTHS!

  1.0. It is a season of yellow-bellied, insipid and colorless press statements of lies by some persons in Emede, this time by one Mr. J. Okpeki, Chairman, Emede Progress Union (EPU), Lagos. The press statement, issued in the Isoko Mirror Online version of 28/12/2020 and supposedly a response to the Igbide rejoinder of December 21, 2020 widely circulated on the social media, was a contemptible admixture of pathetic conjectures, puerile arguments and barefaced lies concocted to hoodwink uninformed members of the public. Ordinarily, Mr Okpeki’s mumble jumble distortion of…

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Emede/ Igbide Land Dispute: IMG Condemns Killings, Burning Of Houses

A group, Isoko Monitoring Group, IMG has condemned the renewed hostilities between Emede and Igbide communities that has claimed lives and properties in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. IMG, in a statement by it’s Spokesman, Dr. Kingsley Oroh, said the killings and destruction of properties was an act of barbarism and must be condemned by all concern Isoko sons and daughters worldwide. “In this times and age when communities are working together to ensure development is attracted to their communities and territories, it is regrettably that some…

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