PERSPECTIVE – Idumuje-Ugboko crisis: Ifejokwu and the burden of guilt

PERSPECTIVE – Idumuje-Ugboko crisis: Ifejokwu and the burden of guilt

Idumuje-Ugboko Traditional stool. By Chucks Kelvin Nwaonye An avalanche of claims and counter claims had been presented over the Idumuje-Ugboko communal crisis in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta state. But no one had been as laughable and ridiculous as much as a recent publication by one Okey Ifejokwu. First, hho is Okey Ifejokwu? He is the self styled President General of Idumuje-Ugboko Development Union (IUDU), facing multiple trials for alleged murder and widespread…

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INSIGHT – Unveiling the true face of Prince (Dr.) Ned Nwoko, a change catalyst of our times

INSIGHT – Unveiling the true face of Prince (Dr.) Ned Nwoko, a change catalyst of our times

Prince Ned Nwoko. Entrance to Mount Ned Resort. By Fred Akpewe For about a year or so there has been raging media campaign by detractors of Prince Ned Nwoko in an attempt to diminish his towering stature and to present him to the world as a cruel land grabber who is terrorizing his community by forcibly taking their lands from them. At the centre of the menacing media campaign is Prince Ned Nwoko’s legitimate acquisition…

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I’ll put life back into Idumuje-Ugboko market, says Agbogidi Solomon Nwoko

I’ll put life back into Idumuje-Ugboko market, says Agbogidi Solomon Nwoko

Agbogidi, Solomon Eziokwubundu Nwabuokei Nwoko, Obi of idumuje-Ugboko. By Fred Akpewe The Obi of Idumuje-Ugboko, HRM Agbogidi, Solomon Eziokwubundu Nwabuokei Nwoko has promised to put a new lease of life into the Idumuje-Ugboko market, which for many years has lost its prime importance in the area. Although Idumuje-Ugboko is an agrarian community with a lot of farmers cultivating a wide range of crops like cassava, plantain and yams, their farm produce find their way to…

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Ibori: Oghara Union to UK: Return all forfeited funds, properties purchased legitimately

Ibori: Oghara Union to UK: Return all forfeited funds, properties purchased legitimately

Chief James Ibori. The Oghara Development Union, (ODU) Lagos Branch, has called on the Federal Government to insist that every single penny that has been forfeited by Chief James Onanefe Ibori’s associates in the London trial, should be returned to Nigeria. Ibori is from Oghara town in the Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State. The union said in a statement signed by Sunday Agbofodoh, General Secretary: “The Oghara Development Union stands squarely with…

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INSIGHT – Oshiomhole’s diary of strange deaths

INSIGHT – Oshiomhole’s diary of strange deaths

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. Mr. Felix Oboagwina. By Felix Oboagwina Through the years he has spent in the limelight as labour leader, state administrator and politician, former Edo Governor and former Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has always had his circle pierced by the arrow of death, be it from road crashes, accidents or assassins. Several of these fatalities have flown right over Oshiomhole’s head and not a few people consider it a…

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