Tag archive for ‘DElta’
By admin On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Delta: Killer Of Abducted Briton Shot Dead During Crossfire, Two Others Arrested

Dr. Ian Squire LAGOS NOVEMBER 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The kidnappers of the British volunteer who was shot dead in Delta State, Dr. Ian Squire, have met their waterloo. While one of them was shot dead during crossfire More...

By admin On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Tension in Delta as Aladja, Ogbe-Ijoh Youths Resume Gun Battle

LAGOS OCTOBER 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-There is serious tension in Delta State as Armed Aladja, Ogbe-Ijoh youths engaged themselves in a gun battle. The youths in Udu and Warri South-West Local Government Areas took More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Urhobo Group Renews Agitatation For New Delta State

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Members of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, from the Urhobo ethnic nationality in Delta and Bayelsa states, have called for the creation of New Delta State, covering the present More...

By admin On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
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Delta: Crisis Rocks Okpe Community Over Killing Of PDP Ward Chairman

Lae Felix Okugbeni LAGOS SEPTEMBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-There is serious tension in Uwagba community in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State as gunmen shot dead a Peoples Democratic Party Ward Chairman, Mr. Felix More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Delta Gov Vows To Complete All Aniocha Projects As Group Backs Okowa For 2019

Okowa LAGOS MAY 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Delta State Governor Senator Dr lfeanyi Okowa has promised that all ongoing projects in Aniocha North will be completed on schedule. The Governor gave the assurance at the More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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Court Halts Urhobo Progress Union General Election, Bars Omene from Parading as President General

LAGOS NOVEMBER 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Few days to the election that will usher in new Executive to the run its affair for the three years, a High Court sitting in Effurun, Delta State, has granted an interim injunction More...

By admin On Sunday, October 16th, 2016
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Delta: Ndokwa Youths Storm Asaba, Protest Killing of four Youths without Justice

Delta State Attorney-General of Justice, Peter Mrakpor By Barth Ndego LAGOS OCTOBER 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Youths numbering over 1,000 from Ase-Omuke and Otulu-Ogwashi-Uku Communities in Ndokwa East and Aniocha South More...

By admin On Sunday, August 28th, 2016
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Niger Delta Militancy: Ijaw Monarchs Disown Edwin Clark

Chief E.K.CLark LAGOS AUGUST 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Ijaw traditional rulers, yesterday, in Warri, Delta State, said they were not subject to the wishes of a former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, More...

By admin On Monday, May 16th, 2016
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Address the Grievances in Niger Delta, British Envoy Tells Buhari

Buhari LAGOS MAY 16TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari needs to address grievances in the Delta region where militants have been blowing up oil pipelines in a conflict that has become More...

By admin On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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Majek Fashek Dumps Delta Billionaire Ayiri After Bank Rolling his Rehabilitation

Majek Fashek after rehab LAGOS MAY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Warri-based billionaire, Chief Ayiri Emami, has washed his hands off the affairs of popular reggae musician, Majek Fashek, about 7 months after the latter emerged More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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Account for FG Bail Out Fund, Delta APC Charges Okowa

Okowa LAGOS NOBEMBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The All Progressives Congress(APC) in Delta state has described as careless and misplaced the call by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for more bailout funds. The APC urged the state More...

By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Rivers Tribunal Nullifies Election of Speaker and 20 Lawmakers

LAGOS OCTOBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Rivers State elections petition tribunals sitting in Abuja have nullified the election of the Speaker, Owaji Ibani from Andoni constituency and 20 lawmakers in Rivers state More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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We Hatch Attack on Ikorodu Banks’ Robbery in Ajegunle- Paraded Bank Robbers Reveal

LAGOS JULY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Four members of the 18-man gang of bank robbers that attacked different banks at Ijede, Ogolonto areas of Ikorodu and Lekki, Ajah, Lagos State on Monday revealed how they planned the More...

By admin On Saturday, June 27th, 2015
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Lagos Bank Robberies: Gang Leader Disguises as Female

IGP Solomon Arase LAGOS JUNE 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Fresh facts on Thursday emerged about the attack on four banks by a 19-man gang of robbers at the Ipakodo Ebute-Ogolonto area of Ikorodu, Lagos State, where millions More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Delta: Absconded Accountant General Resurfaces as Okowa is Denied Access To Governor’s Office

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa LAGOS JUNE 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-There was drama as Delta State Accountant-General, Cyril Agbele who disappeared in a controversial manner few days to Dr Emmanuel Uuduaghan’s More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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They Forced me to Take Part in the Robbery-Lekki Bank Robbery Suspect Confessed

Suspected Lekki Bank robbers LAGOS MAY 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-One of the suspects of Lekki Bank robbery, Ekelemo Kuete paraded among other three suspects at the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, Lagos on Wednesday More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
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Lagos Police Nab Four Suspects in Lekki Phase 1Bank Robbery

One-of-the-bandits-circled-360×240 LAGOS MAY 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Four of the robbery suspects that stormed Lekki Phase 1 in March, leaving a tale of tears, sorrow and blood, have been arrested by the police More...

By admin On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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Delta: Eku, Abraka Erupt as Urhobo Youths Invade Market for Jonathan, Okowa

Goodluck Jonathan and Ifeanyi Okowa LAGOS MARCH 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The indigenes of Urhobo communities in Eku and Abraka were greatly elated when youths under the aegis of Urhobo Youth Leaders Association (UYLA) More...

By admin On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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Two Jailed for Abducting Delta SSG’s Son

LAGOS MARCH 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The convicts – Sunday Ughebo (26) and Odioko Omovigho (28) were arraigned on a two- count charge of conspiracy to kidnap and kidnapping. Justice Emifonye ruled that the first and More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
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Crisis Rocks Urhobo Progress Union as Faction Picks Ogboru as Candidate

LAGOS FEBRYARY 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Urhobo umbrella body in Delta State, the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), has adopted Labour Party (LP) govenorship candidate Chief Great Ogboru for the February 28 election. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Delta Youths Decry abduction of Urhobo Leader, Strategise on Ending Menace

LAGOS JANAURY 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The leadership of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Youth Wing, Comrade Igho Ovie Anthony, has condemned the kidnap of the President General of Udu Kingdom, Chief Steve Sokoh which More...

By admin On Saturday, December 6th, 2014
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Crisis Rocks Delta PDP Reps, Senatorial Primaries

LAGOS DECEMBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Delta State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party on Friday rejected the National Assembly Primary Election Committee and Electoral Appeal Panel members posted to the state More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
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Annabel Ogheneganre: An Opportunistic Urhobo Columnist

By Mudiaga Okagbare One was confronted by two options after a perusal of ”PDP 2015: The moment of decision” by Annabel Ogheneganre in The Urhobo Voice of August 4, 2014. One of the options was to ignore More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
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Urhobo’s Greed Scares Away Investors

By .Peter Akpokere Ikolo I was at MTN Asaba for training on Monday 16th June, 2014. Seeing the level of employment and development MTN has brought to the Asaba people, I was struck with jealousy. MTN Nigeria (Asaba) More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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2015: Police Raises Alarm, Accuse Politicians of Plotting Destabilization of Niger Delta Region

Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Abubakar LAGOS MARCH 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Hamiiru Argungu, the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 5, has alleged that some politicians in Bayelsa, Edo More...