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#ENDSARS Killings: Online Publishers Mourn With Nigerians, Condemn Attacks on Media Houses

A group of Media Managers, under the aegis of the Delta Online Publishers Forum, DOPF, commiserate with families who lost their love ones, and the injured persons in the ongoing #EndSARS protest rocking the country in the past two weeks.

The Forum in a press statement signed by the chairman, Mr. Emmanuel Enebeli, and Secretary, Mr. Shedrack Onitsha, stated that the while the Forum wholeheartedly supports the protest as it was genuinely targeted at curbing what had been considered as arbitrary abuse of Nigerians for more than a decade, it however frowns as the protest had degenerated into into worrisome, as lives, critical infrastructure are been touched and destroyed.

Reform SARs, Not Scrapping- Group Advises Police Boss

The Human Rights, Liberty Access and Peace Defenders’ Foundation ( HURIDE), has faulted the the scrapping and disbandedment of Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) by the Inspector General of Police.

The chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of HURIDE, Dede Uzor A Uzor, said they don’t share the position that SARS or any other
specialised group in the Police should be scrapped because of the excesses and abuse they have inflicted on Nigerian citizens.

Udu Market Chairman Assassinated

Suspected assassins have killed the chairman of Udu Harbour Market in Udu Local Government Area of Delta state, Comrade Freedom Odiete.

Sources disclosed that the suspected gunmen blocked late Comrade Odiete at Cross and Stop junction, Ekete-Inland while trying to enter the DSC Expressway.

The witnesses further explained that th

More Trouble for Gbagi as Foundation Steps in……Demands for Justice

By James Atukpo
A Foundation known as Bemy’s Foundation with the aim of fighting against injustices and early child marriage has stepped into the allegation of bestial, mind- boggling, brutal torture and inhuman stripping naked of a married woman and three other staff of Signatious Hotel and Suites located at PTI junction Effurun round about, Warri, Delta State, Nigeria.

The foundation who got the wind of the allegation, has not only vehemently condemned the act but has demanded justice for the victims by calling on the relevant bodies to investigate and bring the perpetrator to book.

Prophet, Five Others Jailed Over Missing Child

The Founder of Sotitobire Praising Chapel, Prophet Babatunde Alfa and five others have been sentenced to life imprisonment for last year’s disappearance of a one-year -old child, Gold Kolawole from the church.

They were found guilty on two- count charges bordering on kidnapping, aiding and abetting to kidnap preferred against them.

Justice Olusegun Odusola said the prosecution proved circumstantial evidence against the accused persons.

Other defendants jailed include Omodara Olayinka, Margaret Oyebola ,Grace Ogunjobi, Egunjobi Motunrayo and Esther Kayode.

Gold was taken to the church by his parents and went missing from the church.

He has not been seen since then.


Why Ogudike, Onitsha Electronic Dealer’s Association Secretary General Was Suspended

More revelations are coming up as to why the Secretary General of Electronics Dealers Association, Onitsha (EDAO), Mr Demian Ogudike was suspended. It was gartherd that Ogudike tenaciously stood behind the Association’s office Secretary when all the executives agreed that the office girl should be changed.

He must have done this because the office girl is allegedly his girlfriend?

Ogudike’s another sin was that he allegedly added more than 400 names to the association’s membership register without the consent of the chairman and other executives.

He also was said to have wanted to take over the supervisory powers of the president and allegedly collected one million naira using silicom network as a bait.

He also allegedly and criminally inserted an email alert into the Union’s account that is not of the Union and the email alert of Abia parliament for the sole purpose of monitoring the Union financial activities for his procunial criminal activities.

This was not authorised by the constitution and executives and he is not a signatory to the said account which he uses to monitor financial activities of the Union.

This alerts gives Abia people room to be seeing inflow and outflow of the union’s money against the modus operandi of the Union.

He was secretly doing this untill he was caught recently.

Upon seeing he will be suspended,he opened a social media whatsap group where he added members and started giving out false and malicious allegations against the president and the executives.

He said the Union lost their case with Access Bank since 2018 when the matter is still subsisting in court.

He sent this information to public whatsap just to cause confusion in market and with his intended financial exploitative dispositions.

He also misled the owner of one plaza to sell their shop below the real price by criminally posting documentmentory paper from local govt to the wall of the plaza that local government wants to pull down the plaza because of its dilapitating State which is totally false and against our normal practice.

He went on to even tell the owners to collect small financial amounts they were offered to avoid losing all but he allegedly collected a whopping sum of N21 million from an individual to buy up those shops at N1 million naira and N700,000 naira each.

This he did without the consent of
president and the executive and their statutory approval

Th Electronics Dealers Association’s constitution gives the president powers to query both elected and appointed officers.

The person who was issued with query was expected to answer it within the time frame and as stipulated in the query.

If the query says an hour, then the person queried is expected to answer the query within the time but if it did not stipulate time on the query,the queried person will have 48 hours to reply it.

It also stipulates that once an elected or appointed officer is queried, he or she is suspended and found guilty as charged ,his office will be taken over by his assistant without further delay.

If the person answered the query to the satisfaction of the president inline with our extant laws,the president will discharge such person without going to his executive but where the president is not satisfied,then he takes the answered query to the executives who will now vote for the indefinite suspension by the two third of members of the executive present in the meeting after founding him or she guilty as charged.
But according to the president,
“I gave him the query to answer within 24 hours and he did not answer rather he got a lawyer who sent me a letter telling me to do things in strict compliance with the association’s constitution.
For two weeks he did not answer, then the executives had a meeting yesterday and suspended him indefinitely by more than two third majority.The meeting was attended by 11 executives members only one person did not vote for his suspension but 10 other executives voted for his suspension accordingly.

His assistant secretary has taken over his job inline with our constitution and he is hereby suspended accordingly.

Anambra Covid-19 Policy: Elders Forum Accuses UPJA, Markethead of Plotting to Conduct Secret Election.

Some of the contestants for illegal October 9, 2020 election of UBA and Joist Association (UPJA) new executives have faulted the process being adopted for the election.

Elders forum accused the Presidemt-General of Bridgehead market, Mr. Sunday Obinze (Ogwu-ego) and the outgoing chairmam of the association, Mr. Anthony Chiloli,of being behind the plot to undermine the election.

Nigerian President Approves Special Salary for Teacher

In commemoration of the World Teachers Day on October 5, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a special salary scale for teachers in the country

He also increased the number of years of service from 35 to 40.

Mr Buhari said this in Abuja on Tuesday during the celebration of the 2020 World Teachers Day.

The education minister, Adamu Adamu, who represented President Buhari, said the implementation of the new salary scheme is to encourage teachers in delivering better service.

Why Police Boss Banned FSARS, Other Tactical Squads From Routine Patrols

Following the outcry of Nigerians to #endsarsnow, the inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has banned the personnel of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and other Tactical Squads of the Force from embarking on routine patrols.

This IGP’s ban was contained in a statement issued on Sunday by the Force, Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba.

Eventful Moments In Agbor As Dein Lays Foundation of International Market *** Calls for more Support

By Agboje Chuks

It was an eventful Moment in Agbor metropolis, as The Dein of Agbor Kingdom, Dr. Benjamin Ikechukwu Kiagboekuzi 1, on Saturday (3rd of October, 2020) performed the ground breaking ceremony of the former CTC market been reconstructed to International Standard, as well as renamed to Dein International Market