COVID-19 Lockdown: Residents Maintain Compliance in Ughelli

..as Bishop Enakirerhi lauds Gov Okowa for proactive measures Residents of Ughelli North local government area have strictly complied with the directives of the Delta State government on the stay at home order over its continued fight against the spread of Coronavirus pandemic. Markets in Ughelli metropolis were closed as store owners, traders and Banks also maintained the stay at home directives. Combined security agents and local vigilantes were stationed at major junctions to ensure that the stay at home directives by the state government is adhered. This is just…

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25-yrs Uniben Student Drown In Ughelli

By Uruemu Joseph, A final year student of the University of Benin, Uniben, simply identified as Ayo (surname withheld) was reportedly drowned in a stream in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. The deceased, who is a final year student of Uniben studying Fisheries at the Faculty of Agriculture had went with his friends to a dredged site at Oteri-Ughelli community to swim before his untimely death. Sources disclosed that Ayo had deceived his parents that he was in school, unknowingly to his parents, he was was hanging…

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Cult Clash: Over 4 Houses Razed Down In Agbarha-Otor

By Omoghene Benedict, Over four buildings have been burnt while several cars, motorcycles and properties worth millions of naira were also destroyed following a clash by two rival cult groups in Agbarha -Otor community In Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. According to sources in the community, trouble was said to have started after a commercial motorcycle operator, popularly known as Okada who had parked his motorbike in front of a vehicle belonging to a rival cult member making it impossible for the vehicle owner to drive out.…

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Jifas Ogbon Felicitates With Majemite On His Birthday

By Philo Ezewu,   Special Assistant to the Governor on Youth Development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon has congratulated former Delta State Commissioner for Land and Survey, Olorogun Fred Majemite on his birthday. According to Ogbon in his birthday wishes, “Majemite is a dynamic enterprising man, a seasoned and astitute polictian who had made leaders out of his leadership style. “He is a philanthropist whose humility is unequalled, a selfless leader who is humble, kind hearted, trailblazer and God fearing. His understanding contributions to the socio-economic and political growth of Delta…

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Uwheru Killings: 6 More Corpses Buried In Shallow Graves Exhumed After Delta CP Denies Loss Of Lives

  By Omoghene Benedict, Six more corpses have been exhumed for further investigation following the denial by the Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa that there were no lost of lives in the recent attack on Agadama, Avworon communities of Uwheru in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state, by suspected Fulani herdsmen.   The corpses were on Monday exhumed under the supervision of the Nigeria Army and Police.   The exhumed corpses that were buried in twos are, Mr. Philip Emesharueke 27, Andrew Useh 22, Kotor…

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Omote Urges Delta CP To Rejig Delta State Security Approach ln Ughelli North And South

By Uruemu Joseph,  NATIONAL coordinator of Elohim Political Forum, EPF, Prince Emmanuel Omote has called on the Delta State Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Inuwa to rejig the the security approach in combating crime  Ughelli North and South Local Government Areas in the state. Addressing newsmen over the high rate of assassination and kidnapping in Ughelli North and South LGAs, Omote said, “Our people can no longer sleep with the eyes close because the two local government areas have become a battle front for criminals. It would be recalled that in…

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Stores Opposite Ughelli Area Command, ‘A’ Division, Under Suspected Burglars Siege

Store owners opposite Ughelli Area Command and A’ Division are at the mercies of God as suspected burglars have continually raid stores belonging to Police Officer’s wives and traders opposite the Ughelli Area Command and A’ Division in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered that, on the eve of Christmas, one of the stores belonging to woman known as, Fati directly opposite ‘Area Command’ was burgled cartihng away all that were stocked in her store like assorted drinks. Immediately after Christmas, my store was burgled…

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 Ododegho Community Postpones Election Over Security Threat

By Prosper Erere, Proposed Ododegho community elections in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State has been postponed indefinitely by the electoral committee chairman over security threat. The election which was to be held on February 1 , 2020, was prosponed as the presence of the combined security agents could not douse the tension that was heightened. Chairman of the electoral committee, Mr. Okpako Emonena in his speech said, “The election in Ododegho community is postponed because of the tension in the arena. “During the accreditation process, suspected hoodlums…

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