2023: Oguma, Messiah Of Ughelli South- Group

  …accuses Ovis Uto of being problem of Ewu bloc   AS the agitation for which zone should produce the next House of Assembly member in 2023 ranges on, Concerned Ughelli South Youths For Equity and Justice, has said Olorogun John Oguma was not the problem but messiah of the people of the area.   The group in a statement by its Chairman, Mr John Diakparomre and Secretary, Mr Emma Ejovwokiniovo, insisted that Chief Ovis Uto is the problem of Ewu bloc in the local government area.   While frowning…

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2023: Ughelli South Youths Condemn The Zoning Of DTHA To Jeremi Axis

Concerned Ughelli South Youths For Equity and Justice, has condemned in strong terms the adoption of Jeremi zone  for the Delta State House of Assembly seat for the Ughelli South Constituency for another term in the 2023 general election. The group, in a statement by its Chairman, Mr. John Diakparomre, and Secretary, Mr. Emma Ejovwokiniovo, said the adoption was aimed at shutting the Olomu and Ewu blocs out for another four years. According to the group in the statement, “Our attention has been drawn to adoption of Jeremi zone for…

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Crisis In Olota, Alagbabri Communities Over Alleged Oil Largess In Delta

By Uruemu Favour/Ughelli Several persons have been injured in clash between Olota and Alagbabri communities over an alleged sharing formula from oil proceeds in Ughelli South local government area of Delta State. Though, the cause of the crisis could not be ascertained as at the time of the report, it was gathered that both communities were at loggerheads over an alleged sharing formula of an oil proceeds that was paid to the communities by an oil company operating in the area. According to sources from one of the communities, “We…

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Tension As Suspected Herdsmen Destroy Cassava Farm In Delta Community

By Uruemu Favour-Ughelli   There is serious tension as fulani herdsmen allegedly destroyed a cassava farm worth millions of naira in Oviri-Olomu Community in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. The herdsmen and their cows were nowhere to be found. Their leader simply identified as Garba could not also be reached at the time of this report. However, there were traces of the footprints of the cows and the herdsmen at the cassava farm. Tongues are wagging as the owner of the cassava farmer, Pastor Monday Eseoghene count…

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Ughievwen Monarch Dedicates Court Victory To God, Calls For A Greater Development

The Okobaro of Jeremi (Ughievwen Kingdom) in Ughelli South local Government Area of Delta State, HRM (Dr.) Matthew Ediri Egbi, JP, FoD, AMNSE, RDN, Owahwa II, has called on all sons and daughters of the kingdom to form a unified force to build the institution of Ughievwen people. He made this call at a thanksgiving service held to celebrate a court victory at Godswill Mission church, Orhuwhorhun in Udu local government area. It was gathered that a High Court sitting at Otu-Jeremi, in Ughelli South had dismissed a case brought…

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Ohwovoriole: Akpomudje SAN, Installed As Akpile/Akpohor Of Olomu Kingdom

OLOMU – RENOWNED Life Bencher and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Olorogun Albert Akpomudje, has been installed as the (Akpile/Akpohor) third in command in the heirarchy of Olomu Kingdom in Delta State. He was installed in the palace of the 104-year-old Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom and Chairman of of the Forum of Urhobo Traditional Rulers, His Majesty, Dr. Ovie Richard L. Ogbon, Ogoni-Oghoro 1. The Akpile/Akpohor is third in traditional hierarchy in Olomu Kingdom ranked after Ohworode (King) and the Otota of Olomu Kingdom. Akpomudje, alumni of the prestigious Government…

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Ohwodje Emerges As Ovie-Elect Of Ewu-Urhobo kingdom

By Politicsgovernance.com The Ekade Ruling House of Ewu-Urhobo Kingdom in Ughelli South local government area of Delta state, has concluded the selection process and presented Chief Gabriel Ohwodje Macaulay as the next traditional ruler, Ovie-elect of the kingdom. At a meeting of the ruling house held at the family house of Ekade, Chief Macaulay was declared and presented as the most qualified candidate to ascend the throne of their forefathers. Addressing newsmen after the meeting, the Otota of Ekade Ruling House, Chief John Oyiberhe, disclosed that a four member screening…

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Conflict Resolution: Jifas Ogbon Applauds State Government Proactive Measures On Preventing Violent

  Says Workshop For Stakeholders Is Timely, Commendable   By Kobiruo Joseph   Special Assistant to the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, on Youth Development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon, JP, has applauded the state government over its commitment in organising workshop on enhancing violent conflict resolution through community early warning and response for stakeholders and key community representatives in Ughelli South.   He stated this immediately at the one day workshop held at the Council hall in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State on Tuesday, March 30. Jifas…

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Returning Kofi As Chairman Will Alter Ughelli South Political Arrangement-Ewu Indigenes

By Politicsgovernance.com   The people of Ewu political bloc which comprise of Ewu, Okparabe and Arhavwarien kingdoms in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta state have stated that returning present Chairman of Ughelli South Local Government Council, Dr Richard Kofi will alter the political zoning arrangements in the area. They also appealed to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to consider the existing zoning arrangement in the area in choosing who becomes the next council chairman. The people made this known during the unveiling of the campaign office of Olorogun Matthew Efeviroro…

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2021: Crisis Set To Erupt In Ughelli South Oveshall Attempt To Shortchange Ewu Of Chairmanship Seat

  *As Ughievwen Group Set For Massive Protest   Tension is currently brewing in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State over attempt by some leaders to undermine the micro-zoning agreement within Ewu and Olomu axis on the local government council chairmanship seat. It could be recalled that before the expiration of Hon. Paul Etaga’s tenure in 2017, the Olomu people insisted that the position of the Ughelli South Council chairman belongs to both Ewu and Olomu since they both belongs to the other divide of the two zones/constituencies…

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