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Urhobo Youths Hail Buhari Over Emerhor’s Appointment

Urhobo Youths Hail Buhari Over Emerhor’s Appointment

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
  The leadership of the Urhobo National Youth Council (UNYC), have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Delta State APC leader, Olorogun O'tega Emerhor and other party faithfuls as Chairmen and Members of the Governing Boards of federal agencies and parastatals in the newly constituted Boards. The group in a statement signed by its President Comrade Monday Oyeghe thanked Mr President especially those from Delta state, urging the president to take a second look at the list of appointments and weed out the appointees that may have been overtaken by events. He also congratulated all newly appointed Delta APC faithfuls on their appointment by the Federal Government, as Chairmen and Members of the Governing Boards of federal agencies and parastatals, noted that ...
Over 21 Persons Murdered In Cold Blood In Rivers

Over 21 Persons Murdered In Cold Blood In Rivers

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
  Over 21 persons have been murdered in cold blood in Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State. Although details of the incident were still sketchy, a source said the victims were murdered by gunmen in the early hours of today as they were coming from crossover church services in Omoku, Onelga in River State. The source said that some armed men, believed to be foot soldiers of notorious militant leader, Don Nwanee raided the town at the wee hours of the day, leaving it with tears and wailing. Reports say among the dead was a son of the paramount ruler of Ogbogburu in Egiland where the incident took place. Confirming the incident, the Caretaker Committee chairman of the local government area, Ossy Olisa, said that six persons were injured in the...
UNBELIEVABLE! How Aladja Indigenes Died After Killing, Eating Dog Dedicated To Deity

UNBELIEVABLE! How Aladja Indigenes Died After Killing, Eating Dog Dedicated To Deity

COMMUNITY REPORT
  Some indigenes of Aladja Community, Udu Local Government Area of Delta State, particularly young men reportedly died in the ongoing crisis between them and their Ogbe-Ijoh neighbours because they allegedly killed and ate a dog dedicated to a deity in the community. This is coming as one Efe Ogheneovo died few days ago, fueling suspicious that he might have been killed by the gods for the alleged offence against the deity. Local sources told BigPen Online on Saturday that some of those involved in the abominable act against the deity are now stricken with one ailment or the other at the time of this report. Those not sick or dead are overtaken with fear of the unknown, the source said. The source who claim an oracle priest consulted revealed the development, said t...
Sad: Truck Driver Mistakenly Crushes His Conductor In Sapele

Sad: Truck Driver Mistakenly Crushes His Conductor In Sapele

COMMUNITY REPORT
Tragedy struck Sapele, Delta State on Friday last week as a driver of a heavy duty truck mistakenly crushed his conductor to death. This is coming few days to wrap up year 2017. The incident was said to have happened at New road, close to a hotel owned by former Delta state House of Assembly Speaker, Chief Monday Igbuya. Eyewitness, Efetobor Emmanuel posted the incident on his Facebook page, saying it happened about 5:25pm. [Widget_Twitter id="1"]
Elumelu Bags Award For Championing Rural Electrification Development In Nigeria

Elumelu Bags Award For Championing Rural Electrification Development In Nigeria

COMMUNITY REPORT
  Former member representing the Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon Ndudi Elumelu has been honoured for championing rural electrification project in Nigeria. Elumelu received the 2017 Rainbow award in Delta State for his developmental efforts in lighting up the rural areas, especially his outstanding contributions to the Aniocha/Oshimili Frderal constituency, and his attraction of the Ibusa Mega Power Step Down for sustainable development. The lawmaker, according to the organisers of the Annual Ogwasi-Uku Carnival and Rainbow Choice Award for 2017, was also honoured for attracting health facilities that improved the economic conditions of the people of the area. “This Rainbow Award, 2017, is presented to you in recognition of you
Group Caution Delta Govt, DSIEC Against Rigging In Okpe

Group Caution Delta Govt, DSIEC Against Rigging In Okpe

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
The Delta State government and Delta State Independent Electoral Commission DSIEC have been cautioned against rigging of the January 6 chairmanship and councillorship election in Okpe local government area. The group, Okpe Equity Platform (OEP), in a statement on Thursday at Orerokpe, signed by its Coordinator, Mr. Philip Edjeduere, noted "there are speculations that DSIEC may not distribute sensitive materials to all the polling units across Okpe local government because the All Progressives Congress APC has the most popular and generally acceptable Chairmanship candidate in Okpe local government" "The Delta state government should ensure the outcome or result of the January 6 election is not rigged or manipulated for PDP, because we shall resist anything near that. "We are however...
Delta Police Declares Stephen Okoro Missing

Delta Police Declares Stephen Okoro Missing

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
The Delta State Police Command has declared one Stephen Okoro missing. The victim, according to the police is a Car Hire Service Operator, residing at No. 17, Otomewo close, Agadagba, Ekpan Warr, Delta State. Police statement on Wednesday says the victim went missing on  November 17, 2017 at about 0700hrs, when an unknown person chattered his vehicle, Toyota Camry Reg. No. GRA 749 KH, engine No. 2AZ 8807355, chassis No. 4T1BE46K87U676141, grey in colour. The unknown car person, according to the statement also hired his services to drive him to Benin, Edo State but since then the victim has not been seen, and all efforts made to trace him proved abortive. He is a native of Ekwakwa, Agbarotor, Delta State. Urhobo by tribe, 5.9ft tall, and dark in complexion, and speaks Urhobo
Dickson Vows To Complete Sagbama/Ekeremor Road In December 2018, Inspect Project

Dickson Vows To Complete Sagbama/Ekeremor Road In December 2018, Inspect Project

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
  The Governor of Bayelsa State Hon Henry Seriake Dickson, has vowed to take the Sagbama/Ekeremor Road to Ekeremor town by December, next year. Hon. Dickson said that he had also awarded the electrification project along the road from Ofoni in Sagbama Local Government Area to Ekeremor Town, Headquarters òf Ekeremor Local Government of the state. The Governor had broken a 40 year old jinx on Saturday October, 14, 2017, when he led a convoy of SUVs to the then newly sand-filled road to Aleibiri in Ekeremor Local Government Area for the first time. A statement signed by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media Relations, Mr. Fidelis Soriwei, quoted Dickson as having made the promise while visiting Aleibiri, Ofoni, Ayamasa and other communities along the Sagbama/Ekerem
PDP Set For Council Polls As Fmr Delta ALGON Chairman Round Up Campaign Rally

PDP Set For Council Polls As Fmr Delta ALGON Chairman Round Up Campaign Rally

COMMUNITY REPORT, POLITICS
    Former All Local Government of Nigeria chairman in Delta State, Sir. Constantine Itiako Ikpokpo, popularly known as Malik has said that the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is set for the January 6, 2018 local government elections in Delta State. Ikpokpo stated this in a terse message over the weekend, after rounding up his ward-to -ward campaigns in Isoko South Local governments area. "We have done what is needed of us to do, that's campaigning to our people and telling them of our programmes and how we are going to better their lots in the next dispensation if we are reelected. "And I'm assuring everyone in Isoko South that more better days are coming. The people are happy about us for what we have done and what we intend doing in our next coming. Th...
Gas Cylinder Explosion Destroyed Properties Worth Millions In Delta Community

Gas Cylinder Explosion Destroyed Properties Worth Millions In Delta Community

COMMUNITY REPORT
  Properties worth millions was on Saturday destroyed in Olomoro community, Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State following a domestic gas cylinder explosion which razed residential buildings. Local source said that the inferno which could not be contailed as a result of absence of fire fighters, razed down a building opposite Olomoro main market. The source said that efforts of those who ran to the scene to help the residents couldn't save the building which was completely burnt. Eyewitness said that shops attached to the building was also affected by the fire which left a family with nothing except the clothes they were wearing when the incident happened. An indigene of area, Orerue Emonena who confirmed the development in a post on his facebook page sa...