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Police brutality: Delta govt sets up judicial panel of enquiry

The Delta Government has constituted an eight-member judicial panel of inquiry to investigate allegations of police brutality and extra-judicial killings in the state. This was contained in a statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr Chiedu Ebie, and made available to newsmen on Saturday in Asaba. Ebie said that the panel,…

Delta traditional rulers call for stiffer punishment for rapists

The Delta Council of Traditional Rulers has called on government at all levels to apply a stiffer penalty for perpetrators of rape and other gender-based violence. The Chairman of the Council, Dr Emmanuel Efeizomor (11) made this known in a communique at the end of the council’s quarterly meeting in Asaba on Saturday. ”The council…

Defamation: Pastoral Assistant sues Dwelling Religion Church pastors in Delta

*Petitions Oyedepo Pastors of Delta State Living Faith Church, a k.a Winners Chapel, are locked in legal battle as the State and Uti branch Pastors Folorunsho Yinka and Emmanuel Nwachukwu respectively have been dragged before the Effurun High Court by Edewor Egedegbe, a Pastoral Assistant and Administrator in charge of security at Uti church, seeking…

Delta ranchers killings: Authorities apprehend 4 suspects

…Autopsy on 8 corpses completed —Hospital source…Morgue staff denies N.9m autopsy payment by Okowa…Muster will to stop killings in Urhoboland, UPU tells Buhari By Perez Brisibe Delta State Police Command, yesterday, said it has arrested five persons in connection with the killings by suspected herdsmen in Agadama, Avwon and Okugbe communities of Uwheru Kingdom, Ughelli…

Fresh crisis rocks Delta APC as celebration ‘suspends’ Deputy Chair, 7...

*It is null and void – Embattled Deputy Chair All Progressive Congress Perez Brisibe A fresh crisis is currently brewing in the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as the party says it has allegedly suspended its Deputy Chairman, Elvis Ayomanor for reasons the party said contravenes its constitution including acts of…

Delta North, South PDP leaders dispatch cannonball to Urhobo

By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South   A cross section of stakeholders from Urhobo ethnic group at the event. LEADERS  of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Delta North ( Oshimili, Ndokwa, Ika, Ndokwa, Aniocha) and Delta South (comprising Ijaw, Isoko and Itsekiri) Senatorial districts    in Delta State have unambiguously declared    that the…

GUNMEN ATTACK: Concern our assistant, Delta Neighborhood weeps out

By Festus Ahon RESIDENTS of Okurekpo, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State, have appealed to the Federal and the State Government to assist them in overcoming the trauma of the 2016 invasion of the community and killing of its indigenes by unknown gunmen dressed in army uniform. Narrating the ordeal of the people, one…

Impersonation: Authorities jail phony Army Major in Delta

By Akpokona Omafuaire MEN of the Nigeria Police Force, Ekpan Divisional Headquarters in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State have arrested a fake Soldier who parades himself as a “Major” with the Nigerian Army. The fake soldier was arrested along Refinery road near Ekpan Police Station on Saturday, March 13. It was learnt that…

IGP team beats VIO operative for bribe taking in Delta

Police By Perez Brisibe ISIOKOLO – AN operative of the Vehicle Inspection Office, VIO, Monday received several slaps and kicks from a police officer attached to the inspector General of Police, IGP X Squad monitoring unit for allegedly collecting an undisclosed amount of money from a commercial motorcycle operator popularly known as Okada. The incident…

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