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2 Reasons Why Nigerians Should Not Condemn 13-year-old Boy Apprehended for Stealing & Smoking

It is of no doubt that a thief is worthy of condemnation, and smoking is not for children. But looking at the confession of this 13 years old child, do you think he should be condemned for smoking and stealing? A 13 years old boy has really caused a lot of reactions online after he was caught stealing with his friend.

  3 months ago ago
2 Reasons Why Nigerians Should Not Condemn 13-year-old Boy Apprehended for Stealing & Smoking

LIFESTYLE

The Origin of Sapele

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.

  2 months ago ago
The Origin of Sapele

SOCIETY

3 guns, 18 bullets recovered as police arrest 26-year-old lady, three men after robbing residents

A 26-year-old lady was among four armed robbers arrested by operatives of the Delta State Police Command after they were said to have raided a residential area and stolen valuables belonging to residents, the command announced on Sunday, August 22. The lady, whose name was given as Success Francis, was arrested alongside three others whose names were given as James Wisdom (also known as Young Diamond), aged 25 years; Peter Ayodele, aged 22 years and Ikolo Michael, aged 18 years.

  3 months ago ago
3 guns, 18 bullets recovered as police arrest 26-year-old lady, three men after robbing residents

SOCIETY

Police Arrest Man with 340-rounds of Ammunition Hidden Inside Garri

1.On the 01/10/2021 at about 07:30 hrs Policemen attached to Bomadi Divisional patrol team while on stop and search duty along Bomadi/Tuomo road intercepted a cyclist carrying one Solomon Ebe 'm' age 37yrs of Tuomo Community Burutu LGA Delta State carrying bag containing Garri. The Operative who were discrete in their responsibilities on reasonable suspicion decided to search the suspect and the bag.

  2 months ago ago
Police Arrest Man with 340-rounds of Ammunition Hidden Inside Garri

POLITICS

2 Abandoned Road Projects Buhari's Administration Has Completed For Southern Nigeria

No Nigerian can argue that the Buhari administration has completed and commissioned abandoned road projects left behind by previous administrations in Nigeria. All States across Nigeria have one or two road projects that have been completed by Buhari's administration. In this article, we shall talk about 2 abandoned projects PMB has completed.

  3 months ago ago
2 Abandoned Road Projects Buhari's Administration Has Completed For Southern Nigeria

JUSTICE

Who Should Be Blamed For the Clash Between Hausa Traders & Fulani Herdsmen in Delta State?

The clash between Fulani Herders and Citizens of the nation has really caused a lot of damages in the nation. The recent clash that occurred between some Fulani Herdsmen and Hausa traders in Delta State was unexpected, and I think the government need to address this issue before things get out of hand.

  3 months ago ago
Who Should Be Blamed For the Clash Between Hausa Traders & Fulani Herdsmen in Delta State?

SOCIETY

The Finance Minister From Southern Nigeria, Who Founded Nigeria's Central Bank In 1958

Festus Samuel Okotie-Eboh was born on July 18, 1912 to Prince Okotie-Eboh in southern Nigeria. At the age of 18, he attended the Sapele Baptist school, which was a missionary school. He took up an appointment an Assessment Clerk in the township of Sapele. From 1931 to 1935, Okotie-Eboh joined the British Bata shoe company and worked first as a Clerk and later as the Chief Clerk.

  3 months ago ago
The Finance Minister From Southern Nigeria, Who Founded Nigeria's Central Bank In 1958

SOCIETY

A lesson to learn from the death of young man who was killed by armed robbers in Delta State

Kelly Onomor Photo Credit: Punch Newspaper According to the news that was published by Punch Newspaper this morning, it was made known that a young man, whose name was given as Kelly Onomor in the Sapele area of Delta State, was shot to death by suspected armed robbers, who robbed his POS shop.

  3 months ago ago
A lesson to learn from the death of young man who was killed by armed robbers in Delta State

SOCIETY

Video: Policemen And Some Cultists Reportedly Clash In Sapele, Benin City

According to a video posted by the former aide to Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri on his verified Instagram account,  some group of policeman and alleged cultists group recently clash in Sapele, Benin City. According to the post, Reno alleged that there was a shootout between some group of policemen and cultists.

  5 months ago ago
Video: Policemen And Some Cultists Reportedly Clash In Sapele, Benin City

JUSTICE

Tension as Hausa traders and Fulani herdsmen, engage in bloody fight, in Delta.

The people of Sapele, in Sapele Local Government Area, Delta state, were gripped with fear, following the clash between Fulani herdsmen and Hausa traders, in the area. The incident which happened at a popular Hausa market, along Benin-Warri road, Amukpe, was so severe that many motorists abandoned their vehicles, and fled for lives.

  3 months ago ago
Tension as Hausa traders and Fulani herdsmen, engage in bloody fight, in Delta.

JUSTICE

The Recent Clash Between Fulani Herdsmen And Hausa Traders Is Bad, Those Involved Should Be Punished

At least ten people have reportedly sustained varying degrees of injury as Hausa traders and Fulani Herdsmen engaged in a bloody clash at the popular Hausa Market along Benin-Warri Road, Amukpe, Sapele in the Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State. It was learnt that some shops at the market were destroyed during the clash that occurred on Monday.

  3 months ago ago
The Recent Clash Between Fulani Herdsmen And Hausa Traders Is Bad, Those Involved Should Be Punished

SOCIETY

TRAGIC: Nine feared dead in early morning auto crash in Edo

A fatal accident between an intra-city commercial bus and a heavy-duty truck has claimed nine lives on Tuesday morning, in Benin, the Edo State capital. The horrifying incident took place along the ever-busy Sapele Road by Ogbelaka Junction around 7.30 am when most residents were rushing to work, offices and their business places.

  2 months ago ago
TRAGIC: Nine feared dead in early morning auto crash in Edo

SOCIETY

Two Lessons To Learn As Man Impregnates His Teenage Daughter In Delta State

According to a report from Punch, a vigilante group in Amukpe area of Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State has apprehended a middle-aged man identified as one Akpokpokpo [the first name withheld] for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his teenage daughter and impregnating her.

  3 months ago ago
Two Lessons To Learn As Man Impregnates His Teenage Daughter In Delta State

SOCIETY

Robbers in Delta State Kill P O S Operator and Cart Away 2million Naira.

The men of the underworld have struck again in Sapele ,Delta State ; killing a hustling entrepreneur by name Kelly Onomor and carting away the sum of N2million as loot . The incident occurred when the robbers stormed the victim's shop located along Ogada road by cemetery road , Sapele ..

  3 months ago ago
Robbers in Delta State Kill P O S Operator and Cart Away 2million Naira.

JUSTICE

Tension in Delta state as Hausa traders and Fulani herdsman were involved in a clash

Some Hausa traders and Fulani herdsmen have engaged in a deadly fight in Delta state according to reports it was as a result of superiority between the two groups in the community. Meanwhile, many people who sustained varying degrees of injury have been rushed to hospitals in the area.

  3 months ago ago
Tension in Delta state as Hausa traders and Fulani herdsman were involved in a clash

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Nigerian Government Approves $11.17billion For Lagos-Calabar Standard Gauge Rail Line

The Nigerian government has authorized the building of the Lagos-Calabar Standard Gauge Railway at the sum of $11.17billion. The authorization was given on Wednesday in the Federal Executive Council meeting governed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, who clued in the media after the Wednesday meeting, explains that the rail line project would link all the seaside cities in Nigeria.

  4 months ago ago
Nigerian Government Approves $11.17billion For Lagos-Calabar Standard Gauge Rail Line

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Many Injured As Fulani Herders Clash With Hausa Traders; 3 Hoodlums Killed In Imo

Many Injured, Motorists Flee As Fulani Herders Clash With Hausa Traders In Delta At least ten people were reportedly injured in a bloody clash between Hausa traders and Fulani herders at the popular Hausa Market along Benin-Warri Road, Amukpe, Sapele in Delta State's Sapele Local Government Area.

  3 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Many Injured As Fulani Herders Clash With Hausa Traders; 3 Hoodlums Killed In Imo

SOCIETY

Firearms Recovered as Police Arrest 7 Suspects In Delta State

On Sunday, the acting Public Relation Officer (PPRO) of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, said the police command arrested seven suspects. They arrested them for arm robbery and unlawful possession of firearms. The acting Public Relations Officer said they arrested four on the 18th of August in Sapele and, they were able to do this with some help from neighborhood watch.

  3 months ago ago
Firearms Recovered as Police Arrest 7 Suspects In Delta State

SOCIETY

Nine Crushed to Death in Edo Auto Crash

In Benin, the Edo state capital, on Tuesday morning, nine people on an inland-city commercial bus were killed by a heavy-duty vehicle. At approximately 7.30 am on the bustling Sapele Road through Ogbelaka Junction, a horrific tragedy happened as most locals rushed to work, businesses, and their business sites.

  2 months ago ago
Nine Crushed to Death in Edo Auto Crash

SOCIETY

Tricyclist Arrested For Robbing And Raping Female Passenger In Edo

24-year-old Akpan Confidence a tricyclist has been arrested by operatives of the Edo State Police Command for using his tricycle to rob and rape a female passenger.The victim had hired the tricyclist for a ride and halfway through the journey, Confidence deflected to a deserted road. He contended that the initial road was not motorable.

  3 months ago ago
Tricyclist Arrested For Robbing And Raping Female Passenger In Edo