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EndSARS Protest: Itsekiri National Youth Council Calls for Referendum

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EndSARS Protest: Itsekiri National Youth Council Calls for Referendum Comr. Weyinmi Agbateyiniro, INYC President The President of the Itsekiri National Youth Council (INYC), Comr. Weyinmi Agbateyiniro in this exclusive interview with the Editor of Warri Voice Newspaper, Miss Tetsoma Neyin, gave strong reasons why they are fully in support of the ongoing EndSARS protest and other issues affecting the Itsekiri ethnic Nationality.  What is your take about the ENDSARS protest? As you can see, the protest is not only phenomenal but also spontaneous, when an injustice is bottled up for a very long time without being properly addressed especially if there is the suspicion that it will not genuinely be attended to,the result is what we all have seen. There is hardly any segment of this country that has not collapsed woefully. Hence, we as a youth body see this ENDSARS protest as a metaphor for injustices meted on the Nigerian populace by her own government. Nigerian youths from gen

#EndSARS Protest: Delta Publishers Blame Government for Loss of Lives, Properties

#EndSARS Protest: Delta Publishers Blame Government for Loss of Lives, Properties Delta State Publishers, under the aegis of Delta Guild of Indigenous Newspaper Publishers DGINP, has regretted the unfortunate incidences of loss of lives and destruction of both private and public properties in the ongoing End-SARS protests, blaming the government for insensitivity, which eventually led to the avoidable killings and destructions. DGINP, in a statement, which was signed by the Guild's President, Mr. Femi Odonmeta and Secretary, Prince Daniel Ekiugbo, said the loss of lives and destructions of properties would have been avoided if the government had responded proactively and timely enough to the reasonable and congent demands of the protesters for the past two weeks. The Guild which threw it's full weight behind the genuine requests being made by the protesters, since their demands were genuinely targeted at curbing the unabated abuse of Nigerians by some devilish security operativ

Ologbo Indigenes protests against Enogie existence in their land

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Ologbo Indigenes protests against Enogie existence in their land  Indigenes of  Ologbo and other Itsekiri/Ijaws communities in Edo State have rejected the alleged imposition of a Benin ruler (Enogie) on them, saying that they are radically different in all ramifications from the Binins. The people who protested the modern day colonialism in their age-long communities carried placards bearing such inscriptions as: “Enogie you are not an indigene of Kolokolo”, “Leave our community alone”, “Ajatiton is not under enogie”, “Nigeria Constitution does not recognize your position” and so on. Addressing newsmen at the Ologbo Town Hall, Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 Mr. Greg Temisan Luma and Mr. Berlin Tiemo stated that they have their own traditional administrative structure in place since time immemorial even before the advent of colonial rule dating over 400 years in comparison with the 1988 “Enogie imposition” in Ologbo, saying that “we shall resist this aberration with the last pi

Crises looms in Warri as INYC gives Chevron Nig. LTD 7 days Ultimatum to halt its proposed redundancy policy on over 600 Staff

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Crises looms in Warri as INYC gives Chevron Nig. LTD 7 days Ultimatum to halt its proposed redundancy policy on over 600 Staff Itsekiri National Youth Council President, Comr. Weyinmi Agbateyiniro By Tetsoma Neyin Itsekiri Apex Youth body under the auspices of Itsekiri National Youth Council (INYC), has issued a seven days ultimatum to Chevron Nig. LTD to halt with immediate effect its redundancy policy on over 600 CNL Staff. A statement issued by the Apex Itsekiri Youth body  to Chevron Nig. LTD Friday October 16, 2020 stated that  Chevron is taking the Itsekiri ethnic Nationality for granted as they will not hesitate to shutdown Chevron for a noble cause such as this. "This call, no doubt, becomes expedient in order to avert the concomitant reactions which could cause serious break down of law and order across the length and breadth of the entire Niger Delta region" "Chevron has more Americans than Africans especially Nigerians in their workforce. Therefore

OLU OF WARRI INAUGURATES ITSEKIRI BUDGET ASSESSMENT PROJECT MONITORING COMMITTEE.

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OLU OF WARRI INAUGURATES  ITSEKIRI BUDGET ASSESSMENT PROJECT MONITORING COMMITTEE. His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, The Olu of Warri By Tetsoma Neyin The Warri Monarch, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, the Olu of Warri, on Thursday October 8, 2020,  inaugurated in his palace a 9-member Itsekiri Budget Assessment and Project Monitoring Committee,  The revered Monach members of the Committee to see their appointments which was carefully done personally by him as more service to the Itsekiri nation. "I personally selected you all based on your individual pedigree, experience, professionalism, integrity and contributions to the Itsekiri over the years. See your new appointments as a further opportunity to serve the Itsekiri nation," the first class Warri monarch charged the appointees. Members of the committee are: Chief Kofi Edonmi Kartey, Chief Solomon Arenyeka, Chief Emmanuel Uduaghan, Chief (Mrs) Patricia Otuedon-Arawore, Dr. Andrew D. Ayu, Mr. Amorighoye Sunny Mene, Mr

Federal Government gets one week ultimatum from PTD to fix Sapele-Benin Roads

 Federal Government gets one week ultimatum from PTD to fix Sapele-Benin Roads Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, an arm of Nigeria  Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers of Nigeria, NUPENG,  has cried out on the appalling state of the Sapele-Benin, Eku-Agbor express roads, handing the Federal Government a one week ultimatum to commence work on the roads. The first Deputy National Chairman of PTD, Mr. Lucky Osesua, who was accompanied by other national and zonal officers of PTD, while addressing newsmen in Warri on Sunday October 4, 2020 appealed to Nigerians to lend their voices by urging the Federal Government to repair bad Federal Government roads. He said petroleum tankers were having very bitter experience at the Ologbo portion of the Sapele -Benin express road with many of them stranded at the spot for as much as five days due to the deplorable state of the road. He said they would not hesitate to withdraw their tankers from the road if the government failed to move in to start