A SYPNOSIS OF THE WARRI CRISIS By Michael O. Dedon – A Must Read by All Wado City Indigenes

1. This presentation highlights in a summarized form the historical background of the Warri crisis starting with the advent of British colonialism, the evolution of the name, WARRI, the role of the British Political Agent, Dore Numa, the British imposition of the alien concept of overlordship and the restyling of the Itsekiri monarch as ‘Olu […]

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Court Dismisses Motion by Blacklisted Uvwie LG Dep. Chairman, Others to Join in a Suit Against Delta CP

“An attempt by the “blacklisted and cursed” Uvwie local government deputy Chairman, Mr. Daniel Ighedo and four others to join by motion a suit, instituted against the Delta State Police Commissioner, Mohammed Ari Ali and others, to stop using letters of invitation to harass the Ovie in-council was today dismissed by an Effurun High Court. […]

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Uvwie Traditional Leaders Blacklist, Place Curse on LG Vice Chairman, Others

Uvwie Traditional Leaders on Wednesday(1/9/21) blacklisted and placed a curse on the Uvwie Local Government(LG) Vice Chairman, Mr. Daniel Ighedo and four others for allegedly exposing the office of HRM Emmanuel E. Sideso, Abe 1, JP OON, the Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom and the traditional institutions to public ridicule. Others sanctioned were the former  LG. […]

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The Olu of Warri Issue: Two Views and a Voice of Caution(From the Archives)

The Olu of Warri: Setting the records straight By Alfred Rewane (Historical Notes from the archive) Perhaps not surprisingly, among the uninformed are to be found some ITSEKIRI young Men and Women in the professions, academia, business and the public service. Some of these young people , anxious to know the facts would, at a […]

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Threat to Peace: Uvwie Monarch Accuses NestOil Staff of Colluding with Misguided Persons

The Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom, HRM. Dr. Emmanuel E. Sideso, Abe 1, JP. OON has accused some management staff of ObiJackson Group(NestOil)   of colluding with misguided persons in the community to truncate the sustained peace in the community HRM Sideso who spoke today(28/7/21) during a meeting with some representatives of  Obijackson Group in his palace […]

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Sustainable Peace in Uvwie is Irreversible – Monarch

The Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom, HRM Dr. Emmanuel E. Sideso, Abe 1, JP. OON has said that the current peace in Uvwie is irreversible and that anybody who attempts to truncate this will meet his doom.  He spoke today(21/7/21) when he received the amended Ekpan Development Committee(EDC) constitution. Last year, September, HRM Sideso set up […]

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WHAT MADE LAW THE PRIDE OF THE URHOBOS By Assin Godstime.

In November 1936, Urhobo had her first land dispute with one of her closest neighbours, the Itsekiris. The dispute was centered on who owns WARRI. While Urhobo maintained that the Agbarha-Warri people are the original owners of Warri and that the Itsekiris had only come from Ode-Itsekiri to settle in a land that was already […]

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Delta North APC Wants State Chairmanship Sit, Passes Vote of Confidence in Buharii

Delta North Senatorial District of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has unanimously passed a Vote of Confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari for his mature and adroit  handling of the affairs of the country and therefore called on Nigerians, irrespective of party affiliation, to shun inflammatory statements so as to give the President, the needed support […]

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DOPF: Activation of Delta State Security Agency Law can stop the continuous flouting of Southern Governors ban on open grazing

The Delta Online Publishers Forum, DOPF has called on the State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa to activate the the state law on Community Security Agency Corps as the first step towards implementing the recent Southern Governors’ decision on open grazing in the face of the Federal Government’s controlled police force and other security agencies’ refusal […]

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Uvwie Monarch Thanks Okowa for New Projects in His Kingdom, Pleads for Early Completion of Mother-care Centre, Ekpan

The Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom, HRM Dr. Emmanuel E. Sideso Abe 1, JP, OON has commended Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for commissioning two projects in his kingdom in the last two weeks. He spoke in Effurun, when the Benue State Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom commissioned the ultramodern new storey building at Army Day […]

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