Church founder, wife, elders arrested in Delta for alleged kidnapping

THE founder and General Overseer of the Manifestations of Holy Ghost Ministry, Bishop Godfrey Erhivwinoja, his wife and church elders have been arrested for an alleged kidnap attempt in Delta State. The police operatives also reportedly recovered military fatigue from…

Police launch manhunt for fleeing father for killing daughter

Commissioner of Police, Delta State Police Command, CP Olufemi Abaniwonda, has ordered a manhunt for a fleeing father who allegedly killed her daughter. The suspect, Stanley Overmureye, allegedly killed her six-year-old daughter, Abigail, on Saturday June 16, 2024 before taking…

Court sentences police inspector to death for killing phone dealer

The Delta State High Court sitting at Asaba on Tuesday sentenced Inspector Ubi Ebri of the Nigeria Police Force to death on a murder charge. The court presided over by Justice C. D Diai convicted and sentenced Ebri to death…

Okuama: Displaced villagers move into IDP camp built by Delta Govt

Displaced villagers of the troubled Okuama community in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State have moved into the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp the Delta State government built for them at Okuama-Ewu in Urhobo kingdom. Following the military…

Court fines blogger Linda Ikeji N30m for libel

A Delta State High Court sitting in Effurun has awarded a sum of N30 million against Nigerian blogger, Linda Ikeji for a libelous publication against the Neo Black Movement of Africa. Justice Roli Daibo-Harriman, in a certified true copy of…

Bloodbath returns hours after soldiers pull out

Less than 48 hours after soldiers were withdrawn from Okuama community in Ughelli South Local Government Area, bloodbath has returned as one person is feared dead and three others fatally injured. Our reporter gathered on Thursday morning that the fresh…

7 die in petrol tanker explosion on Warri-Sapele road 

Seven people lost their lives when a petrol-laden tanker detached and exploded on motion on the Warri-Sapele expressway, at Ometan community, Okpe Local Government Area, Delta State. The trailer dismembered on the road after the tank body separated from the…

Delta bloodbath: Oborevwori visits troubled community

The Governor of Delta State, Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, on Saturday, visited the Okuama community of Ewu Kingdom in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state where 17 military officers and soldiers on a peace mission to the community were…

Delta bloodbath: Families, chiefs demand detained monarch’s whereabouts

Families and friends of the traditional ruler Ewu Kingdom in Delta State, Clement Ikolo, are said to be in the dark about his whereabouts for about a month since he was detained by the Nigerian military. A statement by the…

Eid-El-fitr: CP beefs up security surveillance in Delta

The Commissioner of Police (CP), Delta Command, Mr Abaniwonda Olufemi, has deployed massive personnel to ensure adequate security during the Eid-El-fitr celebration in the state. Olufemi disclosed this in a statement issued through the command’s spokesman, SP Bright Edafe, in…

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