Stop making inflammatory utterances, Benikrukru community tell Olu of Warri
Stop making inflammatory utterances, Benikruk…
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THE Benikrukru Community Executive Council (BCEC) of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, has urged His Royal Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, the Olu  of Warri to…

Stop making inflammatory utterances, Benikruk…
Forget re-election in 2019 if you don’t repent – Bishop Odutemu tells Buhari, others
Forget re-election in 2019 if you don’t repen…
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The Bishop of Ughelli Diocese (Anglican Communion) Rt. Rev. Dr. Cyril Odutemu yesterday told President Muhammadu Buhari that the deployment of warships, including fighter jets, to the Niger Delta will…

Forget re-election in 2019 if you don’t repen…
Engage In Actions To Strengthen Unity Of Deltans -Okowa |
Engage In Actions To Strengthen Unity Of Deltans -Okowa |
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Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has called on Deltans to engage in actions that will strengthen unity and peaceful co-existence of the people.
The governor made the call at…

Sheriff-led PDP faction lauds Delta LGA boss, Okwufulueze – Nigeria …
Sheriff-led PDP faction lauds Delta LGA boss,…
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The Amodu Sheriff-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Aniocha South local government area, Delta State, has passed a vote of confidence on its chairman, Mr Ike Ofulue…

Sheriff-led PDP faction lauds Delta LGA boss,…
Police Arrest 3 For Alleged Murder Of Herdsman In Delta
Police Arrest 3 For Alleged Murder Of Herdsman In Delta
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The police in Delta State, have arrested three persons (names withheld) at Umuseti Community, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of the State, in connection with the alleged murder of a…

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Asaba

Court Grants Oduah N1m Bail Over Alleged Theft Of Traditional Stool In Asaba

An Asaba Chief Magistrate Court has granted bail to one Nwanze Oduah in the sum of N1 million with a surety who must own a house with building plan within the Asaba Magisterial District following alleged theft of traditional stool. According to the Presiding Chief Magistrate, in charge of Chief Magistrate Court 1, Asaba Benjamin […]

Bonus points will be key in second round, says Kobs captain Asaba

© Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE Kobs players after the loss to Heathens at Kyadondo After losing to Heathens in their first leg meeting at Kyadondo Rugby Grounds, Kobs recovered with a hard earned 23-16 win over Buffaloes at the same venue on Saturday. However, even with the win, Kobs couldn’t move from third to […]

Medical Expert Challenges Varsities On Power Innovation, Others |

Renowned Deltan and alumnus of Nigeria’s oldest university, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Chief (Dr.) David Maduemezia has challenges university students and the entire academic community in the country to fashion out a veritable template that will end the lingering challenges of epileptic power supply in Nigeria.   Maduemezia, Chief Medical Director, Nwakaego Maduemezia Memorial Hospital, […]

Vigilante Operatives Uncovers Suspected “Terrorists” Camp In Delta

…Police confirm killing of suspected kidnappers, rescued abducted victims …Allay  fear of “Boko Haram” Vigilante operations in Ubulu-Ukwu community, Aniocha South Local government area of Delta State have uncovered suspected Terrorists camp near Ezemu Girls ‘ Grammar School an all females school in the community. It was reliably gathered that  the strangers who have allegedly […]

5 die as luxury bus collides with lorry

– An early morning accident involving an Abuja-bound luxury bus and a lorry has claimed five lives – The accident which happened on Friday, January 13 also left 23 others injured – The luxury bus belong to a renowned private transport company, ‘Young Shall Grow’ An early morning accident involving an Abuja-bound luxury bus belonging […]

5 die, 23 injured in Delta autocrash

By Festus Ahon, ASABA NO fewer than five persons died yesterday while 23 others sustained various degrees of injuries, following a head-on collision between a luxury bus and Mercedes Benz 911 along the Anwai-Illah road, near Asaba, Delta State. Director of Operations, Delta State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mrs. Uche Chukwurah, […]

Warri

Stop making inflammatory utterances, Benikrukru community tell Olu of Warri

THE Benikrukru Community Executive Council (BCEC) of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, has urged His Royal Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, the Olu  of Warri to stop making inflammatory utterances so as not to cause ethnic crisis. In a press statement issued at the end of its emergency meeting, the Benikrukru […]

Stop making inflammatory utterances, Benikrukru community tell Olu …

THE Benikrukru Community Executive Council (BCEC) of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, has urged His Royal Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, the Olu  of Warri to stop making inflammatory utterances so as not to cause ethnic crisis. In a press statement issued at the end of its emergency meeting, the Benikrukru […]

Itsekiri doesn’t own Okerenkoko —WIPMG

By Emma Amaize WARRI—THE  Warri Ijaw Monitoring Group, WIMPG, yesterday, said the claim by Itsekiri ethnic group, through the Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, that the site of the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko, belonged to it, is false. Chairman of WIMPG, Chief Patrick Bigha, in a statement, in Warri, said: “Ordinarily, we would […]

Pa Sandys Uvwoh assassinated, Itsekiri, Urhobo mourn

By Egufe Yafugborhi WARRI—The murder of Pa Sandys Omadeli Uvwoh, community leader and hard line Delta State opinion leader, has thrown the Itsekiri and Urhobo nations into mourning. Sandys, author and former Community Trust Chairman of oil rich Ugborodo community, Warri South-West Local Government Area, known for his fearless hard lines on community, Niger Delta […]

Maritime Varsity: FG, Delta govts acquired land from impostors —Olu of Warri

*Osinbajo silent on monarch’s claim By Emma Amaize, Egufe Yafugborhi, Godwin Oghre, Brisibe Perez Ochuko Akuopha WARRI—THE Olu  of Warri, Delta State, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, has fingered the Federal and Delta State Governments for allegedly acquiring the site of the Nigerian Maritime University, NMU, in Warri South-West Local Government Area of the state, now […]

Photo: Vice President Yemi Osibanjo’s visit to the Olu of Warri

Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo (middle); Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (left) and His Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli the Olu of Warri, during the Vice President one day working visit to Delta State. Commissioner for Oil and Gas, Mufe Pirah; Commissioner for Women Affairs, Rev. Omatshola Williams and Political Adverser […]

Ughelli

Forget re-election in 2019 if you don’t repent – Bishop Odutemu tells Buhari, others

The Bishop of Ughelli Diocese (Anglican Communion) Rt. Rev. Dr. Cyril Odutemu yesterday told President Muhammadu Buhari that the deployment of warships, including fighter jets, to the Niger Delta will not stop the agitations in the region. This is also as he declared that President Buhari and other politicians would face hurdles in the 2019 […]

Engage In Actions To Strengthen Unity Of Deltans -Okowa |

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has called on Deltans to engage in actions that will strengthen unity and peaceful co-existence of the people. The governor made the call at the weekend at the 100th birthday celebration of HRM Ovie Richard Ogbon, Ogoni-Oghoro 1, the Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom, Ughelli South local government area […]

Nigerians wallow in darkness as electricity supply drops to 1973mw

The federal government has ruled out any form of subsidy funding for the power sector, which some operators suggest may provide a way out for the prevailing liquidity crisis. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, who spoke at the monthly Nextier Power Dialogue in Abuja on Wednesday night, said government considers […]

Osibanjo’s visit: Governor Okowa rains knocks on Gbagi over unguarded statements

– Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state has rained knocks on former minister of state for education, Kenneth Gbagi, over his unguarded statements on Osibianjo’s fact finding mission – Gbagi had dismissed Vice President visit as of no relevance to Delt, noting that his statement on oil drying up was without facts – But Okowa […]

Urhobo indigenes storm Govt House, demand sack of DESOPADEC …

By Festus Ahon ASABA—AGGRIEVED Urhobo indigenes on the aegis of Host Communities, Oil and Gas, HOSTCOM, yesterday, stormed and barricaded Delta State Government House, demanding the sack of Managing Director of the State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Chief William Makinde and three Urhobo commissioners serving in the board. This came as the state […]

AIG Zone 5 Travelers Stranded As Delta Women Barricade East …

Thousands of travelers were stranded while commercial and social activities were brought to a halt on Wednesday following the blockage of the ever busy East-West Road by protesting women from Ohorhor community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State over what they called incessant killing, raping and other attacks on indigenes of the community […]

Bomadi

Masterminds of Nigerian- Turkish school kidnap arrested – Police …

Afeez Hanafi Two suspected masterminds of the kidnapping of pupils and staff members of the Nigerian Turkish International Colleges have been arrested by the police. Apart from the ringleaders, Philip Kakadu, aka General Kakadu, and Romeo Council, aka Raw, other suspects were also said to be undergoing screening in connection with the abduction. PUNCH Metro […]

Fulani herdsmen: Protesting women shutdown East/West highway

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Masterminds of Nigerian- Turkish school kidnap arrested – Police

Afeez Hanafi Two suspected masterminds of the kidnapping of pupils and staff members of the Nigerian Turkish International Colleges have been arrested by the police. Apart from the ringleaders, Philip Kakadu, aka General Kakadu, and Romeo Council, aka Raw, other suspects were also said to be undergoing screening in connection with the abduction. PUNCH Metro […]

Why We Trade On Top Of The Bridge, Near The River – Delta Market Women

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Fire Razes Kerosene Station, 5 Buildings In Delta Community

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Boko Haram: Niger Delta ex-militant leaders hail Buhari

Seek presidential intervention on ex-militants’ plight Ex-militant leaders from the Niger Delta region, yesterday, described President Muhammadu Buhari as a relentless warrior following his victory over the Boko Haram insurgents. Leaders of Second Phase Presidential Amnesty Programme in a joint statement issued in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, commended Buhari for effectively taking over the notorious […]

Ndokwa

Police Arrest 3 For Alleged Murder Of Herdsman In Delta

The police in Delta State, have arrested three persons (names withheld) at Umuseti Community, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of the State, in connection with the alleged murder of a herdsman, Haruna Mohammed. Haruna Mohammed was reportedly shot dead at Emu-Ebendo community in the council area on December 22, 2016 by suspected cattle rustlers who […]

Militants bomb NPDC pipeline 24hrs after Osinbajo’s visit

Ovie Okpare, Warri An unidentified militant group in the Niger Delta region on Tuesday blew up a crude oil trunkline in Ughelli, Delta State, barely 24 hours after Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo led a Federal Government delegation to the area in search of peace.  Osinbajo, accompanied by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu; […]

3 suspected rustlers arrested in Delta over murder of herdsman

By Ochuko Akuopha OLEH—POLICE in Delta State have arrested three persons at Umuseti community, Ndokwa West Local Government Area in connection with the murder of a herdsman, Haruna Mohammed. Haruna was reportedly shot dead at Emu-Ebendo community in the council area on December 22, 2016 by cattle rustlers, who dumped his body in a fish […]

Delta Traditional Rulers Walk Out On Vice President Osibanjo, Accuse Him Of Treating Them Shabbily

Delta State traditional rulers, on Monday, walked out on Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, who was on one-day fact-finding visit to the state. The walk-out, which involved traditional rulers from Isoko, Urhobo and Ndokwa areas of the state, was in protest against their perceived treatment as second-rate monarchs by the Vice President. On arrival at Osubi Airport, […]

Niger Delta elders to meet Buhari in Abuja today

Some Niger Delta elders on Tuesday (Today) will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. It will be the first meeting between the Presidency and stakeholders of the aggrieved region. Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu on Monday said the meeting had already started generating controversies between the elders. Kachikwu, who spoke about the […]

Communities cripple operations of Eleme Petrochemicals

By Jimitota Onoyume  Ochuko Akuopha PORT HARCOURT— OPERATIONS of  West  Africa’s largest fertilizer plant, Ndorama Petrochemical Limited, in Eleme Local Government Area, Rivers State, were yesterday, disrupted for several hours after aggrieved host communities took over the main gate into the firm. The protesters numbering over 1,000, mainly women and youths drawn from six  host […]

Oshimili

BEDC Keeps Ibusa In Darkness Over N21m Unpaid Debt

The Benin distribution Company (BEDC) is currently holding Ibusa community in darkness over N21 million unpaid debt. Ibusa community in Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State had been groping in the dark without power supply apart from private generating sets in the past one year plus. It was gathered that strenuous efforts being […]

PDP faction scribe threatens suit against Rep over alleged defamation

By Festus Ahon ASABA—ASSISTANT Organizing Secretary of the Ali Modu Sherriff-led faction of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Delta State, Mr. Paul Okwufulueze, has threatened to institute civil proceedings against the lawmaker representing Aniocha/Oshimili federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Mrs. Onyemaechi Mrakpor, at a Federal High Court in Abuja over an alleged defamatory […]

Man kills kinsman over cow leg in Delta | Nigerian Observer

Asaba – The police in Asaba, Delta State on Wednesday arrested Aladi Abiodun for allegedly killing his kinsman, Mr. Akinola Saheed over cow leg. The deceased, Mr. Akinola Saheed who hails from Kwara state with the suspect met his untimely death when both of them fought over who bought the cow meat leg for their […]

Anioma indigenes laud Ebigwei’s emergence as Ohanaeze VP

By Tare Youdeowei THE People of Anioma, Delta State, have lauded the emergence of the lyase Obodogba Okpanam, Chief Sylvanus Ebigwei, as the National Vice President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, during a congratulatory reception at his home. Deltans from Ika, Ukwuani and Aniocha/Oshimili axis described Ebigwei’s emergence as “the best new year gift to all Deltans. […]

BEDC Keeps Ibusa In Darkness Over N21m Unpaid Debt |

The Benin distribution Company (BEDC) is currently holding Ibusa community in darkness over N21 million unpaid debt. Ibusa community in Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State had been groping in the dark without power supply apart from private generating sets in the past one year plus. It was gathered that strenuous efforts being […]

What many don’t know about Major Chukwuma ‘Kaduna’ Nzeogwu

It was a startling discovery for many to find that Major Chukwuma Nzeogwu was not from the Igbo ethnic group from Southern-Eastern Nigeria, but an Anioma or derogatorily referred to as “Bendel Igbo” from Middle-Western Nigeria.  Augustine Esogbue is  an Emeritus Professor who studied and taught in America until when he recently  retired .He was […]