The Delta State local government elections holding across the 25 council area of the state this Saturday has kicked off in a violent note. Report reacting BigPen Online says Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) office has been razed down in Ughelli, Ughelli North local government area of the state. Local sources from the area told BigPen Online that some unknown gunmen invaded the secretarial and set fire on it while distribution of electoral materials was still ongoing about 8:30am. The source said many persons were injured during the attack including journalists who were at the secretarial to cover the distribution of materials.
Motorcycle riders in Ughelli,Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State have sent 'Save Our Souls' to the Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and the Commissioner for Transport, Hon Vincent Uduaghan to caution various task force members around the state. A motorcycle apprehended last week by the Tax Force members for driving on the wrong lane was forced to part with N10, 000 as bail in Ughelli, Urhobo Voice had reported. Narrating his ordeal, a cyclist who identified his name as Inana Hilary said, "I was asked to pay the sum of N10, 000 to bail my motorcycle for unidentified offence at their office behind the Delta State Independent Electoral Office, (DSIEC) Ughelli. Inana said, “I was sitting on top my motorcycle at Otovwodo junction along Ughelli/Asaba
A day-old baby boy was intentionally murdered in cool blood by his mother in Iwhrekpokopo community and his remains dumped with plantain peelings in a dumpsite, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state. The nursing mother, identified as Elohor, a physically challenged, who had had a self-delivery was arrested by the men of the Nigeria Police attached to the 'B' division at Agbarha-Otor but was later granted bail. According to a source in the area, "The cry of the baby attracted neighbors but on getting to her residence, she locked herself and the baby inside her apartment and the door was forced opened. The source disclosed that Elohoh who is in her mid-20s, resides with her mother and siblings at Iwhrekpokpo and that although her mother was not at home, tw
Over 5,000 members of All Peoples Congress, APC, in Orogun, the country home of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege on Saturday dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party. BigPen Online learnt that one of the decampees, Hon. Friday Akpoyibo, who was received by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state alongside his followers in Orogun, Ughelli North Local Government Area was a former ally of Omo-Agege. It was gathered that while Governor Okowa was at Orogun receiving him, some APC leaders in Ughelli North gathered at Senator Omo-Agege Constituency office and described the new decampee, Akpoyibo as good riddance to bad rubbish, saying he was a mole in the APC who has since been suspended from the party. However, receiving the decampees, Governor Okowa observed that the APC and most