Tag archive for ‘Delta State’
By admin On Sunday, March 29th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Police Force ‘Stubborn’ London returnee To Go On Self-Isolation In Delta

LAGOS MARCH 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A London returnee to Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area, Delta State, (name withheld), who reportedly assaulted Surveillance Officers of the Emergency Operation Committee More...

By admin On Sunday, March 29th, 2020
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Delta: Sad Story Of How An Uncle Butchered 7-Year-Old Twins For Rituals, Flees

LAGOS MARCH 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The joy heralding the birth of a child is usually indescribable let alone arrival of twins . That was the feeling seven years ago when Chiagozie and Chidalu Agwunobi, were welcomed More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Okowa To Shut Down Air, Land Borders, Others In Delta State

LAGOS MARCH 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-In order to curtail the spread of the dreaded coronavirus pandemic, Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa is to shut down both air and land borderin Delta State. In a broadcast More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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Delta Indigene, Writes Okowa, Others From US, Laments Poor State Of Social Amenities

LAGOS MARCH 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Mr Tommy Onovbiona is United State based Nigerian who hailed from Jesse in Ethiope-West of Delta State. Three years ago , his sister, Mrs. Queen Omonode was among the five principals More...

By admin On Friday, March 20th, 2020
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Tears Flow As Urhobo Community Rebury Exhumed Corpses Of Murdered Indigenes By Suspected Herdsmen

LAGOS MARCH 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The 10 exhumed bodies of farmers reportedly killed by herdsmen in Uwheru Kingdom, Ughelli North council area of Delta state, were on Thursday, finally laid to rest. The ceremony, More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
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Delta Govt Refutes Rumour Of Suspected Cases Of Coronavirus In Sapele

LAGOS MATCH 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Delta State Government, yesterday debunked rumours of a suspected case of coronavirus also known as Covid-19 in Sapele area of the state. Commissioner for Health, Mordi Ononye, told More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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Delta: Youths In Eku Community Chase Away Fleeing Herdsmen From Jesse

LAGOS MARCH 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Youths of Eku community in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State at the weekend, demonstrated rare bravery when they chase away armed herdsmen who were making in-roads More...

By admin On Monday, March 16th, 2020
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Protesting Urhobo Women Urge Okowa To Evacuate Herdsmen From Idjerhe Community

LAGOS MARCH 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Women of Idjerhe community in Delta State have urged the government to prevail on herders to leave their farmlands. The women, from the 36 villages in Idjerhe, decried the recent More...

By admin On Monday, March 16th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Delta APC Knocks Okowa Over Quest To Cut Down Capital Projects

LAGOS MARCH 16TH (URHOBOTOAY)-The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State has attacked the state governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, over his quest to cut down the number of capital projects on the excuse of non-availability More...

By admin On Monday, March 16th, 2020
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Police Sergeant’s Son Stabbed To Death By 13-Year-Old Friend In Ughelli

LAGOS MARCH 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The son of a police Sergeant attached to the Ughelli ‘A’ Division Police Station, has been reportedly stabbed to death by his 13-year old friend, Progress Life, over financial More...

By admin On Friday, March 13th, 2020
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Okowa Threatens To Sanction Commissioners For Shunning Official Functions

LAGOS MARCH 13TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, vowed to sanction some of his commissioners who shun official state functions. Okowo said this in a chat with journalists on Thursday More...

By admin On Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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3 Dead, Millions Of Naira Property Destroyed As Land Dispute Crisis Rocks Udu Communities

LAGOS MARCH 12TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The perennial land dispute over a parcel of land between Oghior and Ukpiovwin Communities, both of Udu Local Government Area of Delta State has resulted to bloody clashes between More...

By admin On Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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Alleged Accidental Discharge Kills Delta Hunter

LAGOS MARCH 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A 38-year-old hunter, Mr Ubaka Nwanmo, has reportedly killed himself in Ogwashi-Uku, Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State. Nwanmo died after his loaded Dane gun was More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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Protesting Aladja Youths Shut Down Ferry Over Abduction Of An Indigene

LAGOS MARCH 11TH (URHOBOTODAY-Youths in Aladja Community, Udu Local Government Area of Delta State early on Tuesday morning shutdown the town ferry and blocked the entrance to the Community as they staged a peaceful More...

By admin On Monday, March 9th, 2020
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Delta Civil Servants Panic As Govt Begins Certificates Verification Screening

LAGOS MARCH 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Following the move by the Delta state Civil Service Commission Authority to revalidate Certificates of the Civil Servants, Local Government Origin, among others, fear of the unknown More...

By admin On Monday, March 9th, 2020
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Ijaw Youth Leader Escapes Alleged Assassination Attempt In Sapele

LAGOS MARCH 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Comrade Godday Ogunyinbo, Ijaw youth leader and the Tsekelewu/Polobubou host welfare president of Egbema Kingdom in Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State, has reportedly More...

By admin On Sunday, March 8th, 2020
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Delta Gov 2023, Omo-Agege And Matters Arising

LAGOS MARCH 8TH (Urhobotoday)-There are permutations that Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege will be running for governorship of Delta state in the 2023 general elections. Though Omo-Agege is eminently More...

By admin On Sunday, March 8th, 2020
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Idjerehe Grammar School Holds 12th Annual Inter-House Sports In Honour Of Late Principal

LAGOS MARCH 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Idjerhe Grammar School in Jesse, Delta State will be holding its 12th Annual Inter-House Sports in honour of late principal, Mrs Queen Omonode who died in a fatal auto-crash on More...

By admin On Friday, March 6th, 2020
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Unknown Gunmen Hit Delta Community, Kill Brothel Manager, Abduct Eight

LAGOS MARCH 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Gunmen on Wednesday night renewed their onslaught on Issele-Azagba, an agrarian community in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, killing a brothel manager simply identified More...

By admin On Thursday, March 5th, 2020
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Success Adegor Of ‘Them Go Flog Tire’ Fame Secures Endorsement Deal With Dubai Company

LAGOS MARCH 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Recall that 7-year-old became an internet sensation when she was recorded lamenting being sent home from school over unpaid fees. The young girl attracted the good will of many Nigerians More...

By admin On Thursday, March 5th, 2020
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Delta Gov: Hope Gods Of Delta Are Not Angry With Great Ogboru?

LAGOS MARCH 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Great Ovedje Ogboru has been in the governorship race for many years. He has been running for governorship towards the end of Chief James Ibori’s administration in 2007. But he has More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
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Protesting Electricity Consumers Storm NERC Asaba Public Hearing, Insist BEDC Must Go

LAGOS MARCH 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Electricity Consumers in Delta state Monday called on the federal government to sack Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) for extorting and disappointing Nigerians. The electricity More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
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Army Boss, Burutai Storms Asaba, Vows To Flush Out Criminals In Niger Delta

LAGOS MARCH 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, yesterday said the military would flush out criminal elements in the Niger Delta region. He vowed that violent crimes in the area More...

By admin On Monday, March 2nd, 2020
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Man Commits Suicide In Sapele Over Wife’s Infidelity

LAGOS MARCH 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)- A 48 years old father of six, Felix Edore, has taken his life in Sapele, Delta State, after finding out that his wife of over l6 years was cheating on him. Sources said the cab driver More...

By admin On Sunday, March 1st, 2020
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Delta: Schools In Urhobo Communities Where Students Sit On Bare Floor To Learn

LAGOS MARCH 1ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Isherhe Primary School and Adagwe Grammar School in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State are places where pupils and students sit on the bare floor to learn despite More...