The word Sapele came from the word "Urhiapele". It originated from 2 Okpe-Urhobo words meaning "Urhie" and Apele. Urhie means Sea, or big River. Apele was the name of a Deity. Apele was among the gods that some Okpe ancestors served when they were in "Adane-Okpe"(Ancient Orerokpe) before it was destroyed around 1780.
Opinion: Reason Why The Burning Down Of Mosque By Youths In Delta State Should Be Condemned By Nigerians
Nigerians wake up to various forms of news every blessed day which are mostly not palatable. Every now and then our media space is flooded with news of insecurity. The insecurity in the country is so bad that the Nigerian Senate asked the Buhari-led administration to declare state of emergency on security sometimes back.
Today's Headline: Tears Flow As 14 Persons Die In Road Accident, 42 Killed In Fresh Attack In Kaduna
Tears Flow As 14 Persons Die In Road Accident The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Osun State has said that 14 persons lost their lives in an accident that occurred on Ipetu-Ijesa – Ilesa Highway on Saturday. The Sector Commander, Mr. Paul Okpe, made this known in a statement issued by Mrs. Agnes Ogungbemi, the command’s spokesperson.
A lot of angry youths in Jeddo Community (Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State) went to a mosque and burnt it down over the alleged killing of a vigilante leader. This incident has caused tension within the area and many muslim worshippers were chased away. The angry youths claimed that the vigilante leader (George Akiru) was allegedly killed by Hausa Indigenes within the community.
As the 2023 Delta State Governorship Election is fast approaching, the battle over Succeed Governor Ifeanyi Okowa is becoming intense as some of those eyeing the Number One Position have started making consultations. All things being equal, Below is the List of Top 3 Politicians That Could Emerge as the Next Governor of Delta State.
The history of the Urhobo people began from Edo territory. Of which, at that time they were well known to be migrants till they settled at the end of the Ogiso dynasty. However, migration was in various groups, with each group moving at its own pace in search of homeless territories.
Jubilation As The 84 Years Old Oha Bridge Rehabilitation Finally Completed By The Delta State Government Oha is a community in Okpe local Government area of Delta state bounded by Orereokpe and Osubi, near by communities. The bridge was constructed in 1936. After many years of anguish, the rehabilitation of the old Oha bridge was finally completely some few weeks ago.
A middle-aged man has been murdered by his group of friends after he was accused of stealing N3000.This man has been identified by the name Christian, and he was killed in Orerokpe, Okpe Local government Area of Delta State.Two persons have been arrested by members of the Nigerian Police Force in connection with the crime.
2 Costly Mistakes Delta Youths Who Burnt Down A Mosque Over The Murder Of Their Chief Vigilante Made
The burning down of a religious sanctuary by irate youths over the killing of a chief Vigilante in Jeddo Community of Okpe local government area of Delta state should be condemned by everyone. "Photo used for illustrative purpose, Credit: Google". All over the world, Muslims are known as peaceful people with strong religious principles that will not permit them to commit murder as alleged by the youths of the community.
According to a report from Sahara Reporters on the 20th of August 2021, the youths of Jeddo community in the Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State burnt down a mosque because of the killing of their community's vigilante chairman, George Akiru. George Akiru was killed by some armed men, and the youths of the community reportedly chased people out of the mosque in their area before setting it ablaze on Friday, the 20th of August 2021.
The Police division in Orerokpe, Okpe Local Government Area, Delta State has apprehended a presumed internet fraudster known as Emma who had endeavored to strangulate his mother for money ritual motives. The event happened at Caroline street in Okuokoko Community. Witnesses disclosed that Emma had persuaded his mother recognized as Oke, a foodstuff seller in the Community to his residence for a surprise package.
Image credit : Guardian.ng ( Picture use for illustration) Several Nigerians were shocked over the news that some youth burnt down the place where innocent Muslims were praying to their God. According to Daily Post newspaper,Jeddo Community Youths in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State today chased Muslim worshippers as well as Hausa indigenes and burned down a mosque in protest as gunmen shot dead the community’s vigilante chairman, George Akiru a.k.a, Scosco.
The suspect confessed to be a member of a cult -Police says, as a female was arrested among cultists
As it is their usual attitude to come out and disrupt the society in Delta, the police were ready for them. While the police were out on patrol they have been able to successfully arrest members of the Black Axe confraternity in Delta. While the police were giving their statement, they said they sent out policemen to look for them because they are usually a disturbance in society.
Youths in Jeddo Community, Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State on Friday chased away Muslim worshippers and burnt down a mosque in the area. Image only for illustrative purpose Their actions according to a national daily, Daily Post, followed the shooting to death of the community’s vigilante chairman, George Akiru a.k.a, Scosco.
The action taken by irate youths of Jeddo Community in Okpe local government area of Delta state over the killing of their chief Vigilante by gunmen should be condemned. Burning down a religious sanctuary over mere allegations can lead to a religious crisis if care is not taken. "Photo used for illustrative purpose, Credit; Google".
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Osun State has confirmed that 14 people died in an accident on Saturday on the Ipetu-Ijesa-Ilesa Highway. Mr Paul Okpe, the Sector Commander, confirmed this in a statement sent by the command's spokesman, Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi.
Delta man stabs brother settling marital feud to death, flees A man, Mr Daniel Agbayigolo, has been stabbed to death by his younger brother in Ughoton community, in the Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State.
Over the years, a number of women have been victims of shame which is caused by the disgrace which follows after they are caught stealing in a country like Nigeria.
The bill proposing to provide constitutional backing for Ebubeagu, Amotekun, others, which was sponsored by Hon. Anthony Afe representing Sapele/Ugwuai/Okpe Federal constituency, Delta State. The House of Representatives is to review and amend the 1999 Constitution to recognise security outfits created by states to complement the Nigeria Police Force in the effort to protect lives and property.
The battle for the Delta state governorship position for 2023 election as begun in earnest, even as top politicians from various Geopolitical zones of the state.Although, the gubernatorial election is not due anytime soon, top politicians are already interested in taking over from the incumbent governor Ifeanyi Okowa.