Ekiugbo/Iwhreko Crisis: UPU APPEALS FOR CALM IN UGHELLI

  The Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Worldwide has called on the two communities of Ekiugbo and Iwhreko in Ughelli Kingdom to sheathe their swords for peace to reign and allow Constitutional and Traditional Authorities look into their grievances, with a view to bringing a permanent solution to the lingering crisis over the ownership and control of the Ughelli Main Market. In a statement by Hon. Abel Oshevire, National Publicity Secretary, he noted that: “Our President-General, Worldwide, Olorogun Dr. Moses Taiga, JP, is very worried and unhappy at the renewed hostilities…

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Three Killed As Iwhreko And Ekiugbo Communities Resume Hostilities Over Market Ownership

  Ekiugbo and Otor-Iwhreko communities have resumed hostilities following the alleged killing of  three persons over the  unresolved market dispute in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. It was gathered that the deceased, two men and a woman were shot and their corpses dropped at the entrance to one of the communities while the woman was shot at the front of her store, died at the hospital. According sources from one of the communities, we have no issues with them because the matter is before the Delta state…

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