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JOINT PRESS STATEMENT BY THE IJAW YOUTH COUNCIL (IYC) WORLDWIDE AND THE URHOBO PROGRESS UNION (UPU) YOUTH WING CALLING FOR PEACE BETWEEN ALADJA AND OGBE-IJOH COMMUNITIES OF DELTA STATE AND FOR GOVERNMENT TO TAKE ACTION TOWARDS RESTORING PEACE

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The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide and the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Youth Wing (Ighele) have called for peace between Aladja Community in Udu Local Government Area and the Ogbe-Ijoh Community in Warri South West Local Government Area, all of Delta State.

Aladja, an Urhobo Community and Ogbe-Ijoh, an Ijaw Community have been engulfed in communal crisis over land which has claimed several lives with properties worth millions of naira destroyed. The socio-economic activities in the two communities have also been paralyzed.

The IYC and the UPU (Youth Wing) in a joint press statement signed by their Presidents; Messrs Eric Omare and Nicholas Omoko called on the two warring communities to adopt dialogue as a means of resolving the dispute instead of resort to gun battle. There is no amount of gun battle that would lead to a winner and a loser in the circumstances, instead all the two communities would be losers. Continue reading

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Comedienne Emmanuella receives invitation from Senate President Bukola Saraki

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comedienne Emmanuella

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday described Popular Nigerian comedienne, Emmanuella Samuel, popularly known as Emmanuella, as an inspiration to young Nigerians.

Emmanuella who is just seven years old is set to feature in a Disney Hollywood film. She made the announcement herself on her Instagram account:

officialemanuella: Thanks @disneystudios God bless everyone whose support has added to bringing us here. I never dreamed of being here so soon. I miss Success. I love you all. Continue reading

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A COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY THE ABONNEMA COUNCIL OF CHIEFS DATED 14th FEBRUARY 2018

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1. An audit panel of five members has been set up to look into the missing funds belonging to Abonnema. The panel has the following members:

* Alabo T.O Graham Douglas – Chairman

* Chief Elekima Granville – Member

* Chief Diepriye Briggs – Member

* Chief Alaye Oweredaba. – Member

* Chief Kingsley Young-Jack – Member

2. The council also decided to dissolve a ten (10) man committee trust, dealing with the oil companies with immediate effect and has set up a panel to resolve nomination from eleven(11) independent group of houses and forward same to the office of the Regent within seven(7) days. Continue reading

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Don Wanny’s Chief Security Officer Gunned down by security forces

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Agulegbu

Deputy Director, Army Public Relations of 6 Division, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Col. Aminu Iliyasu, yesterday evening revealed how Augustine Agulegbu, aka Nana, the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the killed notorious terrorist, Johnson Igwedibia, aka Don Waney, was gunned down in Delta State.

He disclosed that Agulegbu was planning to attack security agencies’ locations, churches and schools in Rivers, before he was gunned down by a combined team of soldiers and operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). Continue reading

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Killer Cultists On The Prowl In Yenagoa

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Suspected rival cult groups are on the prowl again in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital with over 12 deaths recorded in the past three days.

Our correspondent gathered that a young man identified as Peter Jeremiah a.k.a Boy O Boy who is alleged to be a member of one of rampaging cult groups was brutally murdered on Tuesday at Yenizuegene-Epie, Yenagoa.
It was learnt that the late Peter had gone to the Yenizuegene Beach, a popular rendezvous for youths in the area located across the Epie creek where he was attacked by gun shots and several machete cuts.
Our correspondent further gathered that another unidentified youth was also shot the previous day while others sustained machete injuries in a related reprisal cult activities in the same community.

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“THE PROBLEMS WE FACE” – TEENAGE MOTHER

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In recent times, there has been an increase in population in the Niger Delta region especially in Bayelsa. This is as result of the rising rate of single mothers in this part of the world. Most single mothers are victims of unwanted pregnancies.

 

Girls within the range of 13-21 have a greater risk of becoming single mothers, 8 among 10 aged 13 to 20 are active sexually which makes them prone to early and teenage pregnancy. A number of them see abortion as the only way to avoid pregnancy. This negative experience continues because much has not been done to get rid of the problem.

A number of things can be traced as causes of this unholy act of early child pregnancy that is eating up the girls of this region. In the research, three problems where highlighted as the common causes of infant pregnancy and fast rising rate of younger grandmothers. Continue reading

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Governor Wike is a promise keeper – Obuah

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Obuah addresses mammoth crowd

The Rivers State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bro. Felix Obuah has called on the people of the State to remain resolute in their support for Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike administration even as he continues to provide quality and credible leadership.

Bro. Obuah who spoke at a reception for the All Progressives Congress (APC) members who decamped to the PDP in Emohua on Sunday, told the mammoth crowd that the good job which the Governor is doing all over the State is a valid testimony that Wike is indeed a ‘promise keeper’. Continue reading

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Rivers State Government warns, “we will not tolerate any form of hostilities among communities”

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The Rivers State Government has warned that it will not tolerate any form of inter communal hostilities amongst communities in the State.

The State Deputy Governor Dr. (Mrs) Ipalibo Harry Banigo gave this warning at a stake holders meeting between the Rivers State Boundary Commission and representatives of Ifoko and Tema Communities in Asari Toru Local Government Area at the Government House in Port Harcourt.

Dr. Banigo said the meeting became necessary because threats of hostilities between both communities have come to the notice of the State Government.

“It is important for us to invite you and find out your grouses because any form of threats between our communities is totally unacceptable to the Nyesom Ezenwo Wike led Government” Dr. Banigo warned. Continue reading

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Herdsmen killing: Fayose visits Ipao community, sets up investigative committee

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Ekiti indigenes protest the killing of their fellow countryman by suspected herdsmen

Following the killing of a 32 year old Farmer, Tunde Olayemi on Sunday at Ipao Ekiti by Fulani herdsmen, Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose Tuesday morning visited traditional rulers, Chiefs and people of Ipao Ekiti and its environ to commiserate with family of the deceased and the community at large over the attack.

Governor Fayose visits Ipao community

The governor was welcomed by hundreds of placard carrying youths with inscriptions registering their displeasure at the menace of the herdsmen. Mr. Fayose in his address promised to compensate family of the deceased. He promised to amend the anti-grazing law such that anyone who deliberately kill cows/herders will be liable to a year imprisonment. Continue reading

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