Evwreni Crisis: USN Calls For Urhobo Kings, UPU, Stakeholders Urgent Intervention

BY Uruemu Favour UGHELLI- A group, Urhobo Security Network, USN, has called on the traditional rulers in Urhobo nation, Urhobo Progress Union, UPU and other critical stakeholders to urgently intervene into the crisis brewing Evwreni community in Ughelli North local government Area of Delta state which has led to several death and injuries. USN in a statement made available to journalists in Ughelli decried the raging communal clashes rocking the Kingdom, with a strong appeal to the warring factions in the hostilities to sheathe their swords and embrace peace. The…

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FAAC Allocation: Ughelli North Gets Highest Allocaion Of N205M In April

Ughelli North Local Government Area is  among the three highest receiver of the Federal Account Allocation Committee, FAAC, in Delta state from monthly from the Federal government. Our information was obtained from the website of the National Bureau of Statistics. We are using the allocation distributed to states and local governments in the month of April 2020 as our basis for our analysis. For the 25 local government councils in the state, a total of N3.8billion was distributed to the councils by FAAC. But the money was not distributed equally…

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Covid-19 Tax Force Officials Escape Death As Suspected Hoodlums Attack Team In Ughelli

By Vincent Kobiruo      UGHELLI- Covid -19 Tax Force officials yesterday narrowly escaped being killed by suspected hoodlums in Ughelli market, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State following an attack on a team during a COVID-19 sensitization awareness outing.   It was gathered that a total of 11 police personnel mostly women, a Delta State Traffic Management Agency, DESTMA operative and some officials of the Ughelli North council suffered various degrees of injuries during the incident.   A source who spoke to the Pointer on anonymous condition…

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Adjogbe Shot Dead In Evwreni Internal Crisis 

By Vincent Kobiruo  Safety of lives and properties has eluded Evwreni community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State, following an alleged killing of one person simply identified as Sylvester Adjogbe by suspected vigilante members, while many others have sustained various degrees of injuries. The deceased was a younger brother to the former NDDC Executive Director of Projects,and President General of Evwreni community, Engr. Samuel Adjogbe and Mr. Bright Adjogbe. It was gathered that trouble was said have started when the Nigeria Secret Police also known as the…

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Palliative Items Arrives Ughelli North As Adode Promises Equal Distribution 

Palliative items from the Delta State government were yesterday received by the Chairman of Ughelli North local government council, Hon. Godwin Adode, as the state government intensify effort to curb the spread of COVID 19 in the state. Addressing journalists at the Council Secretariat after receipt of the items which includes trailer loads of sacked rice and beans, the Council Chairman, Hon. Godwin Adode, assured that the items would be evenly distributed to the emmarked targets. He said, “We have 11 federal wards and items to be given to these…

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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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