Tag archive for ‘Ijaw’
By admin On Friday, July 28th, 2017
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Okowa Brokers Peace Between Warring Urhobo, Ijaw Communities

LAGOS JULY 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Delta State governor Ifeayin Okowa has sued for peace between warring Aladja and Gbaramatu communities. He called for an emergency meeting between the two communities. He called More...

By admin On Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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Okowa Receives Committee’s Report on Aladja/Ogbe-Ijoh Crisis, Sues for Peaceful Co-Existence

Prof Abednego presenting the reports to Gov. Okowa By Barth Ndego LAGOS MARCH 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has received reports from the committee set up to resolve the land dispute More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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Newly Elected UPU President General, Taiga Promises to Build Bridges Across Ethnic Lines

Olorogun Moses Taiga LAGOS JANUARY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Newly elected President General of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Chief Moses Taiga, has vowed to build bridges of unity across all ethnic nationalities in Delta More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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MEND Joins ‘Wailing Wailers’, Passes Vote of No Confidence on Buhari

Buhari LAGOS JANUARY 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta [MEND] has joined the popular ‘wailing wailers’ and has currently passed a vote of no confidence on President Muhammadu More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
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JUST IN: Delta APC Leader, Senator Frances Okpozo Passes On

Senator Frnacis Okpozo LAGOS DECEMBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Second Republic senator and chieftain of All Progressive Congress, APC, Senator Francis Spanner Okpozo is dead. Details of his death were still sketchy as More...

By admin On Monday, December 26th, 2016
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Ijaw Community Raises Alarm Over Poisonous Air Pollution from Shell Gas Facility

By Amos Okioma LAGOS DECEMBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Residents and indigenes of Tombia Community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa have raised the alarm over suspected poisonous air pollution allegedly emanating More...

By admin On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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Ijaw/Urhobo Crisis: Ijaw Youth Council Sue for Peace

LAGOS NOVEMBER 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Foremost sociocultural group in the Niger Delta, the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC Worldwide have appealed to the Urhobo youth leadership over a 14 days ultimatum handed out for Ijaws More...

By admin On Saturday, November 12th, 2016
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Delta: Seven Missing, Houses Set Ablaze as Ijaw, Urhobo Communities Clash Escalates

Delta CP Zanna Ibrahim LAGOS NOVEMBER 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Seven residents were reportedly abducted and houses torched in Ayama, Udu council area, Delta state as the community’s clash with neighboring Isaba, Warri More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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Urhobo Youths Summit and Matters Arising in Niger Delta

By Sunny Awhefeada LAGOS OCTOBER 26TTH (URHOBOTODAY)-Come Saturday 29 October 2016, Urhobo youths will gather in Warri for the Urhobo youth summit organized by the youth wing of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU). More...

By admin On Saturday, October 15th, 2016
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Urhobo Progress Union Inaugurates New Executive Members in Bayelsa State

By Amos Okioma LAGOS OCTOBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Urhobos resident in Bayelsa State under the aegis of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) has sworn in new executive members to run their affairs for the next three More...

By admin On Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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Delta Police Avert Crisis Between Urhobo, Ijaw Youths in Warri

IGP Idris LAGOS OCTOBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Just few weeks after peace was brokered between warring Urhobo and Ijaw youths in Warri, Delta State, another bloody ethnic crisis was averted in Warri between youths of More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
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Ijaw, Urhobo Communities Sign Peace Pact over Ownership of Dsiputed Ogbe-Ijoh Market

LAGOS OCTOBER 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Agbassa and Ogbe-Ijoh Communities in Warri South Local Government Area, Tuesday signed a peace pact pending the determination of the Delta State Government on the ownership of the More...

By admin On Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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Sad:Four Dead in Boat Mishap on Trip to Tompolo Father’s Funeral

Tompolo’s father corpse arrived in Gbaramatu LAGOS SEPTEMBER 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Four people were feared dead in Warri River on Friday in a boat mishap involving the funeral party to the burial of late Thomas More...

By admin On Friday, September 2nd, 2016
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Operation Crocodile Smile: Food, Transportation Crises Hit Delta, Bayelsa

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)—Several riverine communities, including Oporoza and Ogulagha in Delta State, and Ezetu, Aggeh and others in Bayelsa State, have been struck by food and transportation crises More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Militancy: Itsekiri, Ijaw Groups Differ over Talks with FG

LAGOS AUGUST 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-An Ijaw group, Niger Delta Security Watch Organisation, NDSWO, has differed with the Warri Study Group, WSG, an Itsekiri group, over the latter’s denunciation of the purported More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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Celebration of Delta @ 25 And Ifeanyi Okowa’s Blunder

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa (Centre) during the celebration of Delta @ 25 recently at Asaba, Delta State By Fejiro Oliver LAGOS AUGUST 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The celebration of Delta at 25 may have come and More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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Itsekiri Urge FG to Deal with Those Fronting For Militants as Dialogue Group

Buhari LAGOS AUGUST 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government has been advised to be cautious of those parading themselves as Niger Delta stakeholders pressuring it to dialogue with them and those stoking the insurgency More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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Ex- DESOPADEC Commissioner Hails Leaders’ Decision to Back Clark in Resolving N’Delta Crisis

Sir Keny Okolugbo LAGOS AUGUST 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A public affairs analyst and former Commissioner with the Delta State Oil Producing Communities Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Ken Okolugbo, has praised the More...

By admin On Monday, August 15th, 2016
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Oil Producing Communities Raise Alarm, Says Okowa is Killing DESOPADEC

Delta State Governor, Ddr Ifeanyi Okowa LAGOS AUGUST 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Oil producing communities in Delta State on Sunday raised an alarm that the state Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, is working underground to ground More...

By admin On Saturday, August 13th, 2016
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Urhobo Political Movement Passes Vote of Confidence on Buhari, Says His Govt. Ends Era of Impunity

President Muhammadu Buhari LAGOS AUGUST 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Urhobo organization under the aegis of Urhobo Political Movement (UPM) has passed vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari’s government saying More...

By admin On Sunday, July 31st, 2016
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Military Dispels Rumour of Killing Innocent People as Offensive Against Lagos, Ogun Militants Continues

LAGOS JULY 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigeria military has dispelled rumour of killing innocent people as offensive against pipeline oil thieves operating at Ishawo, Igando and Igbolomu areas of Ikorodu in Lagos, More...

By admin On Sunday, July 31st, 2016
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E.K. Clark Insists FG, Militants Dialogue Will Be Fruitless Without Ijaw Leaders

Chief Edwin Clark LAGOS JULY 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The Ijaw national leader Chief Edwin Clark said on Saturday that any dialogue between the Federal Government and militants in the Niger Delta would not yield result More...

By admin On Saturday, July 30th, 2016
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Nigeria Army Bows to Pressure, Releases Detained Tompolo’s Associates

LAGOS JULY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The 3rd Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Effurun on Thursday night bowed to pressure from groups and ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo alias “Tomopolo” with the release More...

By admin On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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Suspected Militants Kidnap Redeemed Pastor During Church Service in Lagos

General Overseer of Redeemed Pastor Adeboye LAGOS JULY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There was confusion in a parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God at Santos bus stop in the Isawo, Ikorodu, Lagos State, on Sunday More...

By admin On Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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Police Clear Bishop Accused of Sponsoring Avengers, Arraign Two for False Information

LAGOS JULY 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The Delta State Police Command on Thursday arraigned two suspects for false information where they had claimed that a bishop of a new generation church in Warri was sponsoring fleeing More...