Tag archive for ‘Itsekiri’
By admin On Monday, August 15th, 2016

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 Monday, July 11th, 2016

Itsekiri Leader, Okotie-Eboh Calls for the Scrapping of NDDC, N’Delta Ministry, DESOPADEC

Emmanuel Okotie-Eboh LAGOS JULY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A prominent Itsekiri leader and farmer in Delta State, Mr. Emmanuel Okotie- Eboh, has called for the scrapping of the Niger Delta Development Commission, the Ministry More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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Renewed Delta Hostilities: Acting The Script of Kaiama Declaration

By Its? Harvey ?se R?d?n LAGOS JUNE 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The Niger Delta region has returned to international headlines as the hotbed of violence less than one year that power has changed hands in Abuja. The bad More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

You are the Cause of My Problem with Buhari, Tompolo Accuses Ayiri Emami

Tompolo and Ayiri LAGOS MAY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Government Ekpemupolo, the Niger Delta militant declared wanted by the Nigerian authorities, has attributed his problems with the current government to Ayiri Emami, More...

By admin On Saturday, May 14th, 2016
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Itsekiri Leader, Ayiri Emami Dares N’Delta Avengers, Faults Okowa’s Silent

Ayiri LAGOS MAY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Frontline Niger Delta activist and Itsekiri leader, Chief Ayiri Emami dared dreaded Niger Delta Avengers whom he accused of not fighting for the interest of the region. Speaking More...

By admin On Sunday, March 6th, 2016

Olu of Warri Sues for Peace as American Firm Plans $50m Refinery in Koko

The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli LAGOS MARCH 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)- The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli, has called for the cooperation of Itsekiri youths and other stakeholders as an American firm plans to build a $50 More...

By admin On Sunday, January 31st, 2016

Crisis Looms in DESOPADEC over Issues of Salaries, Marginalisation of Urhobos

LAGOS JANUARY 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Unless the governor of Delta State Senator Ifeanyi Okowa in conjuction with the Delta State House of Assembly address the twin issues of staff salaries which is being paid on ethnic More...

By admin On Sunday, December 27th, 2015

Obstacles and Way Forward for Urhobo Nation

Dr Fred Latimore LAGOS DECEMBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-I begin by thanking our highly respected royal fathers who are the authentic custodians of our customs and tradition for taking proactive and timely decision of More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

DESOPADEC: Delta Police Arrest 11 Itsekiri’s Protesters, Coffin in Warri

LAGOS NOVEMBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than eleven protesters of Itsekiris indigenes were reported to have been arrested by the Delta police for protesting and disrupting activities at the premises of Delta More...

By admin On Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Urhobo Groups Urge Deltans to Shun Itsekiri’s Threat to Shut Down DESOPADEC

LAGOS OCTOBER 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Delta State Government and the good people of the state have been called upon to ignore the 7-days ultimatum and threat to shut down the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development More...

By admin On Saturday, September 19th, 2015

Itsekiris Announce Demise of Monarch, Name Godfrey Ikenwoli Emiko as Successor

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY) – The Itsekiris in Delta State have formally announced the passage of Ogiame Atuwatse II, the Olu of Warri. The ceremony, which was held at the Ode-Itsekiri (Big Warri), the More...

By admin On Friday, September 18th, 2015

New Olu of Warri May Be Name Tomorrow (Saturday)

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There were indications last night that the Olu Advisory Council of Warri Kingdom in Delta State may announce, tomorrow, the transition of the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atiwatse II. Palace More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Urhobo Progress Union To Establish Pan Urhobo Bank, to Woo Dangote, Other Investors

LAGOS JULY 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The President General of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Chief Joe Orode Omene has said that the union was working on a proposal to establish a pan Urhobo Bank. Chief Omene disclosed More...

By admin On Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Senator-Elect, Shehu Sani Urges Buhari to Scrap Amnesty Program for Ex-Militants

Shehu Sani LAGOS MAY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senator-elect for Kaduna Central, Mr Shehu Sani, has called on the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, to scrap the ongoing amnesty programme for ex-militants when More...

By admin On Friday, May 1st, 2015

Itsekiri Youth Leader, Ayiri Calls for Probe, Scraping of Amnesty Programme

Ayiri LAGOS MAY 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Controversial Itsekiri youth leader, Chief Ayiri Emami, has called on President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, to probe and scrap the multi-billion dollar Amnesty Programme designed More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
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Delta, A State with Two Capitals

Warri, commercial capital of Delta State By Mathias Iroro Orhero LAGOS APRIL 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-This discourse is meant to state certain facts and correct certain notions concerning Warri and Asaba, the two major More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Uduaghan Commiserates With The Edodos, Ajuyahs…Preaches Honesty Among Nigerians

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State signing the condolence register for Late Chief Popo Edodo for when the governor visited the Edodo’s family to commiserate with them in Warri yesterday. LAGOS APRIL 15TH More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Gas City Project: Ijaws, Itsekiris Sink Differences, Welcome Ground-Breaking Ceremony

LAGOS MARCH 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Ijaws and Itsekiris Wednesday in Asaba resolved their differences over the Gas City Project and appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to fix a date for the ground-breaking ceremony. Rising More...

By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Uduaghan Calls for Rigorous Voters’ Education As Elections Loom

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State and His Majesty Ogiame Atuwatse II, the Olu of Warri when the Governor led the Delta State PDP Campaign train to pay courtesy a call on the Olu in his palace, Thursday. LAGOS More...

By admin On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Feb. Polls: Itsekiris Move against Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan ….Promise to rally support for Buhari LAGOS JANUARY 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Itsekiri nation, under the aegis of a socio-political group, Itsekiri Legacy Rebirth (ILR), has vowed to work More...

By admin On Monday, January 26th, 2015

$16b Gas Project: : Jonathan Mandates Uduaghan , Presidency to Fix New Date For Ground Breaking

President Goodluck Jonathan LAGOS JANUARY 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Goodluck Jonathan has mandated the Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, relevant authorities in the Presidency and the Ministry of Petroleum More...

By admin On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Journalists Bared as Jonathan Paid Unscheduled Visit to Olu of Warri

President Goodluck Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan, on Friday, evening, paid an unscheduled visit to the Olu of Warri, Ogiame, Atuwatse II, in his palace in Delta State. The visit lasted for just 21 minutes More...

By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

What Manner of Equity is PDP Practicing in Delta State?

By Victor Anya LAGOS JANUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-It is shocking that Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate for the 2015 general elections in Delta State could pick his More...

By admin On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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2015: Why Urhobo must Join Others to Produce Delta Governor-Onuesoke

Chief Sunny Onuesoke Delta PDP Governorship candidate in 2007 general election and Country Director of Network for Good Governance (N4GG, ) Chief Sunny Onuesoke in an interview with our correspondent speaks on More...

By admin On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Delta 2015; Okowa Picks Tompolo’s Loyalist, Otuaro as Running Mate

LAGOS DECEMBER 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Kingsley Otuaro, a loyalist of ex-militant, Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo, has emerged the running mate of Senator Ifeanyi Okowa of the Peoples Democratic Party More...