Crane Accident Kills One In Koko

Nigerian Police By Temi Boyo KOKO/Nigeria: A young man, known as Jerry Ogheneremo, has reportedly died during a crane accident last Friday that occurred in Koko, headquarters of Warri North Local government Area, Delta State. The deceased, who was said to be in his 30s, and hails from Ughelli, was a staff of Ebenco Global Link Services, a waste management and an oil servicing company in Koko community, and served as the crane operator for the company before he met his untimely death. The accident was said to have occurred…

Onuesoke Faults Federal Government Position on Amotekun

IBADAN/Nigeria: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has faulted the position of the Federal Government on the Southwest security outfit codenamed, Operation Amotekun. He described the Federal Government position as unfair and not in tandem with the principle of egalitarianism being preached by the present All Progressive Congress (APC)-led administration. Onuesoke who made this known on the side line at Ibadan, Oyo State during a security workshop noted that the use of village hunters and vigilante personnel adopted by the security outfit presented the best form of community policing. The PDP Chieftain stated that  the grassroots-oriented…

Delta Gets New CP, As Adeyinka Proceeds to NIPS

Hafiz Mohammed Inuwa By Patrick Ochei ASABA/Nigeria: A new Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Mohammed Inuwa has taken over the leadership of Delta State Police Command from CP Adeyinka Adeleke who is proceeding on a course at the National Institute of Policy and Strategy Studies in Jos with immediate effect. The new helmsman who took over the mantle of leadership at exactly 1:37pm on Thursday 2nd January, 2020, has declared that he has come to build a formidable security structure from where his predecessor had stopped. He therefore, posited that he…

Woman Caught Strangling Her Child in Mercyland Ministry

WARRI/Nigeria: There was pandemonium in a well known Church in Warri, Delta State, run by a popular TV Evangelist, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin as a woman tried to strangle her few months old baby. The woman, (name withheld) was apprehended by observed members in the church premises who drew the attention of the church security who rescued the baby and took the mother to Ebrumede Police Station for questioning. At the station the woman confessed that she wants to kill her child due to frustration as her husband has abandoned…

Okowa Lauds Army-Civil Relations in Delta

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has commended the Nigerian Army for the healthy relationship between the military and the civil society in the state. Okowa gave the commendation on Thursday at the Nigerian Army 63 Brigade Super Camp to train officers and men of the army for Operation Crocodile Smile IV. He noted that the army has played significant role in fighting to restore law and order in the country and lauded the civil relations between the army and civil populace. He commended the Brigade Commander for the…

Community Policing: Delta Monarch Advocates Strengthening of Vigilante Groups

OREROKPE/Nigeria: The Orodje of Okpe Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Maj. Gen. Felix Mujakperuo (rtd), Orhue the 1st has called for the strengthening of vigilante groups in the state to complement community policing strategy of the Inspector General of Police. The Orodje stated this in his palace at Orerokpe, Okpe Local Government Area of Delta on Sunday when he recieved Governor Ifeanyi Okowa at the palace on a condolence visit. The Monarch thanked the Governor Okowa for coming to identify with him and his people at this time and described the…

Insecurity: South-South Governors, IGP Endorse Community Policing

17 Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa (2nd left), Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Adamu (1st Left), Edo Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki (2nd right), and the Deputy Governor of Delta State. Barr. Kingsley Otuaru, during the 2019 South-South Regional Police Security Summit, in Asaba Delta State on Tuesday, 26/11/19. ASABA/Nigeria: Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and his counterparts in the South-South, on Tuesday endorsed the proposal by the Nigeria Police Force for community policing as panacea for persisting security challenges in the country. The governors declared the support for…

Communities Should Contribute to Security Issues – Ochor

ASABA/Nigeria: Nigerians had been called to contribute towards better community policing by synergising with the security services to secure the country effectively. Making the call at the side of the South South Regional Police Security Summit, 2019,held in Asaba,  the Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon.  Christopher Ochor Ochor,  asserted that policing had long been left in the hands of the security operatives, which ought not to be. Rt Hon Ochor said as one time local government chairman,  he is much aware that numerous security challenges being faced…

Invest in Delta, Okowa Urges Wealthy Citizens

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (4th right); Chief Judge of Delta State, Hon. Justice Marshal Umukoro (2nd right); Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu (right); Commissioner of Police ,Delta State, Mr. Adeyinka Adeleke (left) ,the Founder of FJC/Margaret Lawrence University, Mr. Paul Odili (3rd right) and Others, during the Commissioning of SARS Office and Vehicles  by the Governor, at Galilee, Ute-Ogbeje/Owerre-Olubor Road, Ika North East Local Government Area, Delta State.  AGBOR/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has urged wealthy citizens of the state to invest in it as the state is safe…

Okowa Urges Nigerians to Engage In Actions That Foster Unity

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta (6th right), Secretary to Delta State Government (SSG), Barr. Chiedu Ebie (6th left), in a group photograph with a delegation of Class 81 Airforce Military School, Jos after a courtesy visit on the governor in Asaba. PIX: BRIPIN ENARUSAI ASABA/Nigeria: Governor of Delta, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged Nigerians to engage in actions that will cement the bond of unity in the country. He made the call on Friday in Asaba when Class 81 of Nigeria Air Force School, Jos, visited him. According to the…