Tag archive for ‘Africa’
By admin On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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Anioma Media Professionals Condole Sony Odogwu’s family, Says Africa Loses Worthy Son

Sunny Odogwu LAGOS NOVEMBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Anioma Media Professionals (AMP) has offered its condolences to the family of Chief Sony Iwedike Odogwu, the Ide Ahaba who passed at 91. A statement signed by the national More...

By admin On Monday, July 30th, 2018
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ASABA 2018:- “Delta State Is Set To Host Africa”

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa LAGOS JULY 30TH (UROBOTODAY)-As Asaba prepares to hosts Africa during the 21st Africa Senior Athletics Competition in August, Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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Okowa Shuns Inauguration Of Sport Varsity In Delta State

Okowa LAGOS APRIL 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa was reported to have shun the inauguration of first Sub-Saharan Africa Sport University held in Idumuje-Ugboko, Aniocha North Local Government More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Co-creation Hub Launches $250,000 ‘Diaspora Challenges’ In Facebook’s Office In London

Femi Longe and ‘Bosun Tijani, Ccub Co-founders LAGOS MAY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), the leading social innovation centre in Nigeria, has launched the ‘CcHub Diaspora Challenge’, an international More...

By admin On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Buhari Can Rule Beyond 2019 – Family Spokesman

Buhari LAGOS MAY 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Malam Adnan Na-Habu, a cousin to President Muhammadu Buhari and the official spokesman for the family has stated that the president has the chance of staying in office beyond 2019. Na-Habu More...

By admin On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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Nigeria Among Five African Nations To Join List Of Countries For ‘Global Critical Thinking Project’

LAGOS APRIL 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)- South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco, and Tunisia has been identified as world’s potential ‘Critical Thinking Hub’ and will join the league of a global list of countries drawn More...

By admin On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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NIMASA: N’Delta Group Slams Dakuku Peterside For Refusing To Fund Maritime University

Dr Dakuku Peterside LAGOS FEBRUARY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Group under the aegis of Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC) has slammed the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration More...

By admin On Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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NDLEA Boss Raises Alarm Over Introduction of New Hard Drug, ‘Kart’ Into Nigeria

Fresh Kart LAGOS OCTOBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah has raised the alarm over the introduction of new hard drug More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
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Solutions to Nigeria Economic Woes

By Elder (Dr.) Chukwuma O. Nwaonicha LAGOS AUGUST 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-This article is based on the recent publications on Punch and Vanguard Newspapers: Tackle Economic Problems, Gowon tells Buhari, Punch Newspaper More...

By admin On Sunday, March 27th, 2016
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Delta: Onecoin Billionaire Team Holds Business Investment Seminar in Sapele

LAGOS MARCH 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A investment seminar to teach and show potential investors how to invest their money through cryptocurrency, a digital currency investment backed up by real gold with greater appreciation More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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UN Rates Somalia, Mauritius, Algeria Ahead of Nigeria as Africa’s ‘Happiest’ Countries

LAGOS MARCH 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-What makes a country happy? Is it wealth, freedom or a trustworthy government? According to the latest World Happiness Report, compiled by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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MTN Partners with Jumia to Launch First of its Kind Entrepreneurship Challenge Across Africa

LAGOS FEBRUARY 17TH (URHOBOTODAY) — MTN, in partnership with the MTN Solution Space and Jumia (www.Jumia.com), are proud to announce the launch of the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge powered by Jumia. The More...

By admin On Friday, February 12th, 2016
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Nigeria Among 10 Most Corrupt Countries, Ranked By Perception

LAGOS FEBRUARY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Corruption lingers at the core of many of the world’s underdeveloped nations. Nigeria, the most populated country in Africa, is perceived to be the most corrupt among 60 More...

By admin On Thursday, December 31st, 2015
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New Year Day: 1,000 People to Attend Unveiling of Africa’s ‘Biggest’ Statue of Jesus in Nigeria

Jesus Christ LAGOS DECEMBER 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than 1,000 people are expected to attend the unveiling Jesus Chris biggest status in Africa in Nigeria on New Year Day. A Nigerian businessman is set to unveil More...

By admin On Sunday, December 13th, 2015
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Nigeria Under -23 Conquers Africa, Lift AFCON Cup

Dream Team LAGOS DECEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Nigeria’s Dream Team VI minutes ago defeated hard-fighting Algeria 2-1 in the final of this year’s Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Dakar, Senegal. Two More...

By admin On Saturday, December 12th, 2015
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Shell, Akon Unveil 1st of Its Kind in Africa Solar Powered Football Pitch in Lagos (PHOTOS)

Shell makethefuture Lagos LAGOS DECEMBER 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Shell and Global Musical Star, Akon on Thursday unveiled first of its kind in Africa solar powered football pitch in Lagos. The pitch is to inspire entrepreneurs More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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Lagos to Construct Biggest Metropolitan Park in Africa

Lagos State Governor,Akinwunmi Ambode LAGOS NOVEMVER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode disclosed that there is a proposal for the construction of a Metropolitan Park that would be sited More...

By admin On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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$5.2b Fine: MTN Chief Executive Resigns

Sifiso LAGOS NOVEMBER 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The boss of Africa’s biggest mobile company, MTN, has resigned after the firm received a $5.2 billion (£3.4 billion) fine from Nigeria. Chief executive Sifiso Dabengwa More...

By admin On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
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IMF Press Nigeria to Further Devalue Naira Currency

LAGOS OCTOBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY) — The IMF is pressing Nigeria to further devalue its naira currency amid uncertainty over the political and economic outlook for Africa’s biggest oil producer and economy. Analysts More...

By admin On Thursday, September 17th, 2015
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85 Killed in South Sudan Oil Tanker Blast

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-At least 85 people were killed in South Sudan when a crowd tried to gather fuel from an oil tanker that had veered off the road on its way to a region west of the capital Juba, More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
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Ex-Eagle Winger, Okenla to Launch Biggest Cultural Carnival in Africa

Folorunsho Okenla LAGOS SEPTEMBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government through the Ministry of Culture and Tourism has given former green Eagles winger Folorunsho Okenla the mandate to run the biggest cultural More...

By admin On Saturday, September 5th, 2015
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Precious Chikwendu: The First Ever Africa to Win United Nations Beauty Pageant

Miss Precious Chikwendu with her crown By Adedayo Adejobi LAGOS SEPTEMBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Miss Precious Chikwendu was Nigeria’s representative at the Miss United Nations World Beauty pageant in 2014. Not only More...

By admin On Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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50 Refugees Suffocate to Death in a Truck in Austria

Investigators search a truck on the shoulder of the A4 highway near Parndorf, Austria, on Aug. 27, 2015. LAGOS AUGUST 27TH (URHOBOTODAY) — As many as 50 refugees were found dead in a parked lorry in Austria More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
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SuperSports 9, African Football Channel Now on GOtv Plus

LAGOS AUGUST 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)- GOtv has announce the addition of SuperSport 9 (SS9) to series of its channels. It has gone live on GOtv Plus channel 35 since Thursday, 13 August at 11:00 CAT. SuperSport More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
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Ford Motor to Start Assembly in Nigeria

LAGOS AUGUST 11TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Ford Motor Company will start assembling its best-selling Ford Ranger pickup truck in Nigeria by the fourth quarter, as it expands in Africa and the Middle East, the U.S. More...