Tag archive for ‘Journalist’
By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Murdered Journalist: Bayelsa Police Bars NUJ From Holding Candle-light Procession

Bayelsa State State Commissoner of Police,Asuquo Amba By Amos Okioma LAGOS APRIL 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Bayelsa Police Command has barred the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Bayelsa Council from the planned More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Journalists Protest ‘Brutal’ Assassination of Colleague In Bayelsa

LAGOS APRIL 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Journalists at Radio Bayelsa on Tuesday marched round Yenagoa to protest against the killing of their colleague, Famous Giobaro, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports. The protesters, More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Ijaw Youths Condemn Gruesome Murder Of Renowned Journalist, Famous Giobaro

LAGOS APRIL 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Ijaw Youth Council worldwide, (IYC), apex youth body of all Ijaw youths worldwide has condemned in its entirety the gruesome murder of renowned Bayelsa radio journalist and member More...

By admin On Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Black Easter: Unknown Gunmen Kill Bayelsa Journalist In His Home

LAGOS APRIL 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It was a bleak and black Easter for the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Bayelsa State as one of its members, Mr Famous Giobaro of Radio Bayelsa, was shot dead in the early hours More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

NUJ Mourns Departed Colleague, Calls For Evacuation of Tankers From Roads Leading To Seaports

Late Segun Agbolade (Alias- Efisi LAGOS MARCH 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Lagos State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists has called on the Federal Government to urgently dislodge tankers from the express road More...

By admin On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Nigeria Police Storm Premium Times Abuja Office, Arrest Publisher, Journalist

LAGOS JANUARY 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigeria police have raided PREMIUM TIMES head office in Abuja, and arrested the newspaper’s publisher. The publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi, was arrested alongside the paper’s More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

I was Treated Like a VIP in Ikoyi Prison- Released CKN Publisher

CKN Publisher, Chris Nwandu (l) and Emeka Okpara after his release from Ikoyi prison LAGOS SEPTEMBER 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-I have deliberately kept this for the last because I didn’t even know how to start it. More...

By admin On Monday, September 7th, 2015

Okowa Mourns Demise of Ex-Delta NUJ Sec, Says Gap Left Behind’ll be Difficult to Fill

Late Comrade Gomo Oyibokuku Oyiborhoro LAGOS SEPTEMBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed deep shock over the death of the immediate past Secretary of the Delta State More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Death Threat: Boko Haram Declares ‘Fatwa’ on THISDAY Features Editor, Adeola Akinremi

LAGOS JULY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect have declared ‘fatwal’ on THISDAY newspaper Feature Editor, Adeola Akinremi threatening to kill him for writing a story against the sect. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Buhari Appoints The Sun MD, Femi Adesina SA on Media and Publicity

Femi Adesina LAGOS MAY 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Less than 10 days to the inauguration of his administration, the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, may have made his first official appointment by naming the Managing Director More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Military Confines Aljazeera Reporters to Hotel in Maiduguri

LAGOS MARCH 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria Defence Headquarters has said two journalists working for Aljazeera Television were found loitering around areas where military operations are ongoing in the North East and More...

By admin On Friday, February 13th, 2015

Jonathan, Sambo Condole with Family of Late Frontier News Editor, Idonor

Late Idonor LAGOS 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Goodluck Jonathan, Vice-President Namadi Sambo and the State House Press Corps on Thursday commiserated with the family of the former chairman of the Corps and Frontiersnews More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Buhari Explains Why He Executed Drug Traffickers, Jailed Journalists?

Mohammadu Buhari LAGOS FEBRUARY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Major General Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday defended some of the most controversial actions of his regime and accepted responsibility for them. Gen. Buhari, who More...

By admin On Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Delta Journalists Honour Okolugbo for Contributing to Community Dev

Sir Kenny Okolugbo (R) receiving the award from Secretary of the Delta state Government, Comrade Ovuzourie Macaulay LAGOS NOVEMBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The commissioner representing Ndokwa Nation in the board of More...

By admin On Monday, November 17th, 2014

$16bn EPZ Saga: Tompolo’s Boys Abduct Journalists, Others On Delta Waterways

TOMPOLO LAGOS NOVEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The crisis trailing the botched groundbreaking of the $16billion EPZ Delta City Gas Project in Delta State by President Goodluck Jonathan, Sunday, took a dramatic twist More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Fejiro Oliver: Frustrated Anti-Progress Blackmailer in Journalist Garb

FEJIRO OLIVER By Fortune Uduokhai LAGOS NOVEMBER 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-When a faceless, jaundiced writer who parades fake name such as Fejiro Oliver clashed with the Niger State Government a couple of months ago, More...

By admin On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Oluremi Oyo, Ex-NAN MD, Dies of Cancer in UK

Oluremi Oyo LAGOS OCTOBER 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Oluremi Oyo, is dead. She was aged 62. Her Husband, Vincent Oyo confirmed the death, saying his wife succumbed More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Niger Gov, Aliyu Plots DSS Arrest of Journalist, Fejiro Oliver with False Allegations

Niger State Governor, Babaginda Aliyu LAGOS SEPTEMBER 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Missing journalist, Mr Fejiro Oliver is being detained by the Directorate of State Security (DSS) attached to Niger State in Minna through More...

By admin On Friday, July 11th, 2014

What Uduaghan Told Controversial Journalist, Fejiro Oliver about 2015 Delta Governor?

Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan guessing who will be the next governor of Delta State LAGOS JULY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It was on a very sunny day and PHCN guys refused to give us their light, and I was observing More...

By admin On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Akwa-Ibom: Journalist Missing after Abduction by Alleged Armed Operatives

LAGOS JULY 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Armed men, suspected to be government operatives, on Tuesday seized a senior editor of a popular Uyo-based newspaper widely regarded for its critical views of the Akwa Ibom State government. Thomas More...

By admin On Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Vanguard Journalist Vs Udu LGA Boss: Group Sues for Peace

Udu Local Government Boss, Hon Raymond Edijala LAGOS MAY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Group under the aegis of Delta Peace Initiative (DPI) has appealed to Senior Photographer of Vanguard Newspapers, Mr Akpokona Omafuaire More...

By admin On Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Delta 2015 Gov: Urhobo Progress Union in Secret Meeting, Walk Out Journalists

LAGOS MARCH 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-In what seems to be an attempt to get Delta State governorship slot come 2015, sons and daughters of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), otherwise known as UPU stakeholders have a close More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Disgrace: Delta Journalists Fight over ‘Brown Envelop”

LAGOS FEBRUARY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It was a tug of war yesterday in Sapele, Delta State when the Urhobo Political Forum (UPF), Sapele Chapter hosted the National body of the pressure group as Journalists threw caution More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Group Calls for Constitution of Urhobo Think-Tank-Team on CONFAB….Tips Oyovbaire, Djebah, Others

LAGOS JANUARY 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-As Ethnic Nationalities in Nigeria prepare to deliberate and fathom out ways at ensuring peaceful co-existence, a stronger, just federation and to overcome the numerous challenges More...

By admin On Monday, May 27th, 2013

2015: PDP Chieftain, Idonor Urges Urhobo to Vote for Credible Candidates

Comrade Daniel Idonor A chieftain of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in Ughelli South Local Government Area, Comrade Daniel Idonor, has urged the Urhobo nation to take advantage of its size as the single largest More...