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We Didn’t Attack Okowa’s Wife Convoy – Aladja Community

We Didn’t Attack Okowa’s Wife Convoy – Aladja Community

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
  Aladja Community in Udu Local Government Area of Delta has dismissed report that they waylaid a convoy convening medical personnel of the wife of the Delta State Governor, Dame Edith Okowa on her way to Ogbe-Ijoh Community for her 05 Medical Outreach Initiative. Exonerating the community from the incident, the leaders said that the fear for the safety of civilians┬ácoupled with ignorance, made the Aladja youths to resist the attempt by soldiers who escorted the medical personnel from passing through their community. President of Aladja Community Council, Comrade Elias Dogene, Chief Photo Ogbe, Oghwuvwie-General, Oghwuvwie Traditional Council and Mr. Asifor Samson, Aladja Welfare Movement Chairman signed the statement denying report that its youths attacked the convoy of
Updated: JUST IN: Youths Attack Delta First Lady Convoy, As IYC Calls For Arrest Of Council Chairman, Others

Updated: JUST IN: Youths Attack Delta First Lady Convoy, As IYC Calls For Arrest Of Council Chairman, Others

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
  Report reaching BigPen Online, says youths from Aladja community allegedly attacked the convoy of the wife of Delta state Governor, Dame Edith Okowa. The youths had reportedly barricaded the road leading to Aladja from where they swooped on the advance team of the governor's wife, injuring some medical personal and vandalising vehicles in the convoy. BigPen Online couldn't independently verified this incident which happened on Sunday evening but Ijaw Youth Council, Ogbe-Ijoh Warri Clan, in a confirmation statement on Monday condemned the attack in its entirety. The advance team comprises of medical personnel and other support staff of Delta State first lady, Dame Edith Okowa's "O5" Initiative Healthcare programme were heading to Ogbe-Ijoh council in continuation of t...
Ogbe-Ijoh/Aladja Boil Again, One Fear Dead, Several Others Injured

Ogbe-Ijoh/Aladja Boil Again, One Fear Dead, Several Others Injured

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
An orgy of violence broke out between Ogbe-Ijoh/Aladja communities in Delta state on Tuesday, leaving one person reportedly dead and three others injured. Report says the crisis erupted from Ogbe-Ijoh community, Warri South West Local Government Area around 9:30am when youths engaged neighbouring Aladja in a gun battle. By the time the dust the skirmishes raised settled, one person was said to have been killed and three others injured in the ensuing gun battle among the youths. BigPen Online learnt that the latest attacks by the armed youths is not unconnected with the land dispute between the two communities. Alarmed by the development, parents were said to have hurriedly withdrawn their children from school as a result of the attacks while some women group blocked the ent...
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...