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Tension in Delta as Ijaw plans to build on razed Itsekiri villages

 By Emma Arubi    WARRI – TENSION now pervades the Ugborodo Itsekiri community and its neighbouring Ijaw communities in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, following recent moves by some Ijaw to erect a staff quarters on the  Kpokpo land in Ugborodo. The land inhabited by the Kolo …

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Zenke dreams of Ehiosun partnership

Samsunspor forward, Simon Zenke, is already looking forward to a partnership with Super Eagles’ star, Ekigho Ehiosun, in the attack line of the Turkish side when the league resumes. The former Warri Wolves forward made significant contribution in the Super Eagles attack and instantly became a target of several top …

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Nigeria striker Ehiosun joins Samsunspor

The Warri-based premier league will pocket 250,000 Euros during the duration of the players stay with Samsunspor. According to the Nigerian club, the deal ends at the end of June 2012. Ekigho has been one of the promising stars of the Nigerian Premier League during the last two seasons and …

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Community raises alarm over attack

By Emma Amaize Akpokona Omafuaire WARRI – LEADERS of Ikpokpo community  in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State, raised alarm, Wednesday, over an attack on the community by armed youths. They claimed that several persons were injured during the unprovoked attack, while a six-bedroom building under construction was …

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Itsekiri community in UK gives scholarship award

| Print | E-mail Written by Sylvester Idowu Wednesday, 20 July 2011 THE Itsekiri community in Great Britain has awarded scholarships to five children of some Itsekiri youths, who died during the seven-year Ijaw/Itsekiri war. The community also donated a laptop computer and a printer to the Itsekiri Language Department of the College …

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Nigeria recall repentant Odemwingie

(AFP) – 1 hour ago  LAGOS — Nigeria coach Samson Siasia on Tuesday recalled West Bromwich Albion striker Osaze Odemwingie for a friendly against Ghana in London next month. Siasia barred Odemwingie from his team’s last two matches in June against Argentina and Ethiopia after the striker walked out on …

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Ehiosun moves to Turkey

Ekigho Ehiosun, arguably, remains the most prominent Nigerian player in the local league.  He has shown great potential even in star studded Super Eagles. Yesterday, his club, Warri Wolves announced that he was joining a Turkish club for 250,000 euros.  Even as loan, the amount underscores the low value of …

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Islamiic bank: Clerics call for Sanusi’s sack

By Emma Amaize and Akpokona Omafuaire WARRI – THE International College of Pentecostal Bishops of Nigeria and Overseas, Monday, called for the immediate sack of the Central Bank Governor, Mallam Sanusi Lamido for allegedly using his position to create a policy that is threatening the unity of the country. The …

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