Traditional Ruler On The Run, As Police Arrests Three Suspected Land Grabbers

SAGAMU/Nigeria: The travail of about thirteen villages which Oba Adewale Adeniji, Oniraniken said to have secured a frivolous judgement over the ownership, has resulted to the high level of insecurity in the community and nearby villages causing pandemonium to the residents over fear of being attacked or kidnapped by the hoodlums. The level of insecurity has risen above comprehension after Oba Adewale Adeniji, Oniraniken invited the armed bandits to the said land (over 4, 000 acres) which he believed they will secure the land for him despite court order and…

Suspected Herdsmen Allegedly Abducts Two in Delta

SAPELE/Nigeria: Suspected herdsmen have allegedly kidnapped two women in the wee hours of in Sapele, Delta State on Sunday 27th June, 2021. The incident took place at NDDC Road in Sapele as the herdsmen, who were holding guns and sticks, were said to be speaking Fulani language. It was gathered that the women were helping a family friend prepare food for her baby dedication party when they were kidnapped. The men that were present managed to escape but the women were not that lucky as they were marched into the…

INSECURITY: Okowa Lauds Navy’s Role In Securing Oil Assets

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday commended the Nigerian Navy for its collaborative role in providing security for the nation’s oil assets. Okowa gave the commendation when he received the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Kennedy Egbuchulam, at Government House, Asaba. He said that a lot was being done in collaboration with the Navy and other security agencies to secure the state, and urged the FOC to ensure that his tenure would further enhance peace and security in the area. According to him,…

RULE OF LAW: Police Harp On Collaboration With NBA

ASABA/Nigeria: Nigeria Police, Delta State Command has harped on the imperative of collaboration with the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, to be able to uphold the rule of law and human right in discharging its constitutional responsibilities of protecting lives of property of the citizenry. The Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) in charge of Ozoro Area Command, Mr Camillus Emeodi, made call when the executive of the NBA, Oleh Branch and members of its Human Right Committee paid a courtesy visit to the commander in Ozoro, headquarter of Isoko North Local…

CAN Trains, Urges Clerics on Security Consciousness

UGHELLI/Nigeria: Following the spate of killing, maiming, kidnapping and the general security challenges facing the nation, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ughelli North Chapter has organized a one-day seminar on security for pastors and church leaders in the local government area. The seminar with theme: ‘Securing Worship Centres And Clergymen In Contemporary Nigeria’, held at the All Saints Pentecostal Mission, Ughelli, borders on three grey areas which are; Terrorism and Insecurity in Nigeria, effect on churches; Biblical Perspective on Security; and Hostage Taking, Modus operandi, Prevention and Remedies. Speaking…

INSECURITY: There is Need for State of Emergency, Says Gbagi, Commends Okowa

By Emma Ogor OGINGBO/Nigeria: Politician, and business morgue, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi has called on the federal Government to declare state of emergency in the country to stern the increasing insecurity been witnessed in a every part of the country. Gbagi who is also a lawyer, and criminologist, stated this when he appeared on an Interactive Programme, FRONTLINE, a programme of Delta Online Publishers Forum, DOPF, on Sunday, May 9, 2023, at Oginibo, in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state. He stated that the Nigerian security architecture has collapsed,…

Okowa Advocates More Synergy Between States, Security Agencies

ASABA/Nigeria: Officers and participants from the Nigerian Army College of Logistics (NACOL), Lagos have been charged to put to good use all they have gathered from their study tour across the state as it will help them discharge their duties optimally and effectively. The Governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, gave this charge at a dinner party/command performance hosted for the participants of the study tour at the Unity Hall, Government House, Asaba to end their tour to the state. The governor, represented by the Secretary to the Delta…

Gunmen Attack Police, Kill One in Delta

ASABA/Nigeria: A team of Mobile Policeman were attacked at a community called Agu few kilometres from Asaba end before Ossissa Bridge on Kwale-Asaba Road at about 4. 15 p.m today. It could not be ascertained who carried out the attack and why as at the time of filing this report. Unfortunately, one of the mobile police men was shot dead in the attack as the lifeless body of the deceased, lying in his blood, was seen by our correspondent few minutes after the attack. An oil tanker with open doors…

Two Allegedly Shot Dead In Delta Over Market Revenue

UGHELLI/Nigeria: The never-ending Crisis between Ekiugbo and Otor-Ighreko communities in Ughelli North Local Government Area of the of Delta state, over revenue collection at the Ughelli market, was recently reawakened with two persons feared dead. According to a source from Otor-Ighreko community, who did not want his name on print, said the attack came from Ekiugbo because of the revenue being collected at the market. He disclosed that the two persons who died during the shootout were innocent people who had no hand in Revenue collection but were just unfortunate…

BREAKING: South-East Governors set up EBUBE AGU outfit to Fight Insecurity

OWERRI/Nigeria: Governors from the South East of Nigeria have established a security outfit called EBUBE AGU as part of plans to checkmate the rising unrest in the region, stemming from an increase in criminal activities. According to a communique put out by governors of the Southeast, the agency is to oversee and monitor the activities of vigilante groups in the region. Chairman of the Southeast Governors forum, Dave Umahi who read the statement after a meeting in Imo State on Sunday, noted that the headquarters of EBUBE AGU security outfit…