Tag archive for ‘Abuja’
By admin On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Inspector Arrested With 75 bags Of Indian Hemp Concealed In Police Bus

LAGOS FENRUARY 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)- – A serving Police Inspector and a dismissed Army Corporal were among 14 suspects arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kogi for being in possession More...

By admin On Friday, February 24th, 2017

Xenophobia: Protesters Vandalise, Shut Down MTN Head Office in Abuja

A general view of the headquarters of South Africa’s MTN Group in Johannesburg LAGOS FEBRUARY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Nigerian protesters vandalised the head office of South African mobile phone giant MTN More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Okowa: No Plan To Join APC

Okowa LAGOS FEBRUARY 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has said that contrary to speculation that he planned to move to the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), he would remain a solid More...

By admin On Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Suspected Islamic Fundermentalists Set Abuja Redeemed Chirch Ablaze, Cart Away Property

LAGOS FEBRUARY 16TH (URHOBOTODAY) – The renewed wave of religious intolerance was on Monday re-enacted in Abuja when arsonists, suspected to be Islamic fundamentalists, set ablaze a building belonging to the More...

By admin On Friday, February 10th, 2017

EFCC Recovers $9.2m In Former -NNPC Director’s Home

LAGOS FEBRUARY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Mr Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday told a committee of the House of Representatives that $9.2 million and 750,000 More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

HURIWA Urges Civil Societies to Shun Protest Against Uduaghan, Describes Co-ordinators as “Blackmailers”

Uduaghan LAGOS FEBRUARY 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-A frontline pro-democracy and Non-Governmental Organization, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, has raised the alarm over some mushroom but politically motivated More...

By admin On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Nigeria Police Storm Premium Times Abuja Office, Arrest Publisher, Journalist

LAGOS JANUARY 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigeria police have raided PREMIUM TIMES head office in Abuja, and arrested the newspaper’s publisher. The publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi, was arrested alongside the paper’s More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Police Arrest Ali Modu Sheriff’s Media Aide

Sheriff LAGOS JANUARY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Inuwa Bwala, publisher of the National Trail Newspaper and media aide to Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, was arrested on Tuesday evening in Abuja. Eyewitnesses said police officers More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Ordeal of National Mirror Correspondent in Den of Kidnappers

LAGOS JANUARY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Correspondent with NATIONAL MIRROR Newspapers in Abuja narrates his encounter with armed robbers on Friday. Excerpts! On Friday January 6, my vehicle broke down along Ife-Ilesha More...

By admin On Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Consumers Groan as FG Hikes Cost of Cooking Gas

LAGOS JABUARY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Consumers of the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) also known as cooking gas in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Friday decried an abrupt increase in the cost of re-filling the More...

By admin On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Be Warn: Catfish Intake Is Dangerous to Health-Expert

LAGOS JANUARY 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Abuja-based medical expert has warned that excessive consumption of catfish could increase the chances of developing cardiovascular diseases. Dr Arikawe Adeolu, a medical practitioner More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Motorcycle Spare Parts Dealer Arrested with Cocaine Worth £3.5m Hidden in Shoes at Abuja Airport

Shies containing cocaine LAGOS JANUARY 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja have discovered parcels of whitish substance More...

By admin On Saturday, December 24th, 2016

Kidnappers of God is Good Motors’s Three Female Passengers Demand N5m Ransom

LAGOS DECEMBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Abductors of three female passengers of God Is Good Motors have demanded for ransom of N5m before their abductors will be release. Information shared via Ms. Obot’s phone More...

By admin On Saturday, December 17th, 2016

West African Leaders Insist Gambia’s President, Jammeh Must Step Down

ECOWAS’ Leaders LAGOS DECEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-West Africa’s regional bloc ECOWAS must ensure The Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh steps down because he lost an election, the bloc’s chairwoman More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

About to Wed Man Drinks Insecticide Over Freezing of MMM Account

LAGOS DECEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A soon-to-wed man simply identified as Adakole is currently between life and death after allegedly taking insecticide following the alleged crash of Ponzi scheme, Mavrodi Mondial More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Rep Seeks Relocation of NDLEA Headquarters, Laments Poor Funding of the Anti-Drug Agency

ndlea chairman muhammad abdallah, rt hon eucharia azodo, hon akinyede awodumila and hon kehinde agboola LAGOS DECEMBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chairman House of Representative Committee on Narcotic Drug and Financial More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Legislative Aide to Deputy Speaker of House of Rep Dies in National Assembly

LAGOS NOVEMBER 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Senior Legislative Assistant with the National Assembly, Mr Abubakar Doki on Monday collapsed and died in the National Assembly premises. The deceased who was said to be in his More...

By admin On Thursday, November 24th, 2016
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UPU Executives Expose How Joe Omene Defrauds Urhobo Progress Union Billion of Naira (SEE DOCUMENT)

President General of Urhobo Progress Union, Chief Joe Omene LAGOS NOVEMBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Revelation has just emerged that President General of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) (Worldwide) Chief Joe Omene is reported More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Ondo PDP: Jegede Defeats Jimoh Ibrahim at Appeal Court

LAGOS NOVEMBER 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The court of appeal has finally laid to rest issues regarding the authentic candidate for Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State. The court, therefore, ordered that Mr. More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Ondo PDP Flagbeaer:Mimiko, Jegede Wins At Supreme Court

LAGOS NOVEMBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The Supreme Court this morning ruled that the Court of Appeal should as a matter of expeditious, hear the suit filed by Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, the factional PDP candidate against More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

NDLEA Interrogates Four NAHCO Staff Over Illegal Export of 144kg of Hard Drug From Abuja Airport

LAGOS NOVEMBER 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja have commenced the interrogation of the Chief Security Supervisor More...

By admin On Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

How Driver Collaborates With Others to Kidnap and Murder His Madam

The driver and other suspects LAGOS OCTOBER 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-She was really nice to me. She did not owe me any salary. She even went to my village one time and gave my father money. I have been driving her for More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Why Foreign Investors Rush to Nigeria Despite Economic Recession?

Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun By Olawale Rasheed, LAGOS OCTOBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)– Lodged in various hotels ,#Abuja are many #expatriates and #foreign investors .Negotiations proceed rapidly with More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Isoko North Council Chairman, Egbabor, Fifteen Others Bag Best Chairmen Award in Nigeria

Hon Emmanuel Egbabor receiving the award from Bayo Ojo at the event By Barth Ndego LAGOS OCTOBER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chairman of Isoko North Local Government Council, Hon Emmanuel Egbabor has among 15 other chairmen More...

By admin On Thursday, October 13th, 2016

DSS Invasion of Judges’ Houses is Desecration of Judiciary -Onuesoke

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS OCTOBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Sunny Onuesoke has described recent arrest of Judges and Magistrates by Department of State Service (DSS) More...