MANY FEARED DEAD AS 3- STORY BUILDING COLLAPSES IN DELTA

By Perez Brisibe, ABRAKA SEVERAL persons have been feared dead while many others were trapped following the collapse of a 3-story building at Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State. File: Building collapsed  The building which is under construction and meant to be used as a hotel is located along the Aghwana avenue area of Abraka. The incident which occurred at about 5:30A.M on Saturday according to an eyewitnesses, led to the death of four of the workers who had resumed for the day’s work. Though the cause…

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DELTA ELECTION: APC GUBER CANDIDATE, OGBORU TO TENDER 5,375,672 DOCUMENTS AT TRIBUNAL

Delta State All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Chief Great Ogboru is set to tender 5,375,672 documents to the Justice Suleiman Belgore led Delta State Elections Petition Tribunal Panel. The documents to be tendered include polling unit voter register for the 3894 polling units, including that of registration areas/ wards. Also to be tendered are forms EC8A, EC8B, EC8C, EC8D, and EC8E used for the March 9th Delta State gubernatorial election from polling unit, ward, local government area and State levels. The APC lead counsel, Nichols Ichekor had Thursday at…

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FORMER FACTIONAL HEAD OF APC IN DELTA OKOTIE EBOH IS DEAD

Theophilus Onojeghen, Warri A former factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Adolor Okotie-Eboh, is dead. Adolor, son of late First Republic Finance Minister, Festus Okotie-Eboh, died on Saturday aged 64. The deceased, an American trained pilot, was also the former chairman of Delta State chapter of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria. Sources within the APC told our correspondent on Sunday that the deceased died after a brief illness on Saturday at undisclosed hospital. He was among the founding members of the APC from Delta. The late…

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FULANI HERDSMEN HAVE TAKEN OVER OUR FARMLANDS, THEY KILL AND RAPE OUR WOMEN- DELTA COMMUNITIES

Life in Ubulu-Uku, Isele-Uku, Onicha-Olona, Onicha-Ugbo and environs, all agrarian communities in Aniocha and Oshimili local government areas of Delta State, has fallen on hard times. In recent months, some members of the communities have had reasons to curse their fate. They can be said to be united by a common sense of helplessness. Gone are the days when peace reigned in the communities and everyone went about their business, predominantly farming, without fear of attack. Sadly, in a cruel twist of fate, many residents have deserted their farmlands to…

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COURT SENTENCES THREE TO DEATH FOR KILLING FARMER IN DELTA

Theophilus Onojeghen, Warri A Delta State High Court sitting in Issele-Uku has sentenced three persons to death for robbing and killing a farmer, Mr Felix Uzor Biose, on June 9, 2014, on his farm. The three suspects; Luka Sunday, Danjuma Kaika and Luka Agu, were handed the death sentence by Justice Celestina Ogisi on four counts. In a statement by the Head of Protocol/Public Relations Department, High Court of Justice, Mr Agbaragu Timothy, on Friday said the accused persons had been arraigned since February 18, 2016 on charges bordering on…

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DELTA GUBER POLLS WITNESS SLUMPS IN COURT

by Okungbowa Aiwerie, There was mild drama in court Tuesday after a witness for APC All Progressive Congress (APC) slumped during cross-examination at the resumed sitting at the Delta State Governorship Tribunal Panel 1 which held in Asaba, Delta State. The witness Akpos Willy (P.W 10) caused confusion when he slumped while being cross-examined. Before he slumped he had earlier told the tribunal that Unit 6, Kunukunuma community, Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South/West that “Nobody was accredited, yet voting took place”. Several witness who testified alleged diversion of electoral materials, stuffing…

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