Tag archive for ‘Journalists’
By admin On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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Omirhobo Foundation Condemns Buhari’s Attack On Media, Demands Release Of Journalists

Coordinator of Malcom Omirhobo Foundation, Chief (Barr.) Malcolm Omirhobo LAGOS AUGUST 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Group under the aegis of Malcolm Omirhobo Foundation has condemned in strong term President Muhammadu Buhari’s More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Anger Trail Okowa Campaign Inauguration As Security Agents Attack, Journalists Party Faithfuls

Okowa LAGOS DECEMBER 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)_Anger and hatred on Monday characterized Governor Ifeanyi Okowa campaign inauguration ceremony held at the Government House Unity Hall, Asaba. In what appeared to be an alleged More...

By admin On Monday, August 29th, 2016
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From Dog Owners to Journalists, Freedom of Expression Under Attack in Nigeria

FILE PHOTO LAGOS AUGUST 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A series of arrests of bloggers, newspaper reporters and even a dog owner has advocates worried about a chill on freedom of expression in Nigeria. While the constitution More...

By admin On Saturday, August 6th, 2016
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Ibori’s Daughter Stage Fright, Disgruntled Journalists and Matters Arising

Hon. Erhiatake Ibori Palmer Ogheneyole Nathaniel LAGOS AUGUST 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Trending now in Delta, is the story of how the daughter of a former governor of the State, Chief James Ibori, Hon. Erhiatake Ibori, More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Delta Journalists Condemn Army Attack on Warri Journalist, Issues 7-Days Ultimatum

LAGOS MAY 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Warri Correspondents chapel Monday condemned in strong terms the unwarranted attack on the Sun Newspaper Correspondent, in Warri, Elder Emmanuel More...

By admin On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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Ebonyi: Umahi Denies Present of Boko Haram inmates Abakaliki Prison

Engr. David Umahi LAGOS NOVEMBER 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi has denied media report of the present of Boko Haram prisoners in Ebonyi State prisons. Denying the report in a More...

By admin On Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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Edwin Clark Slams Reuben Abati, Says He Sabotages Jonathan’s Administration

LAGOS OCTOBER 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A former Federal Commissioner for Information, Edwin Clark, has alleged that Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity, sabotaged More...

By admin On Saturday, August 15th, 2015
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I Have Nothing to Hide from Journalists, Buhari Tells Online Publishers

(L-R)Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Shehu Garba, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity,President of GOCOP, Mr Malachy Agbo and Treasurer of More...

By admin On Sunday, July 26th, 2015
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Phones No Longer Ring- Reuben Abati, Says No Condition is Permanent

Reuben Abati LAGOS JULY 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-As spokesman to President Goodluck Jonathan, my phones rang endlessly and became more than personal navigators within the social space. They defined my entire life; dusk More...

By admin On Thursday, July 9th, 2015
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Nine Media Houses Indebted to Workers Exposed, as THISDAY Pledges to Pay Three Months Debt

LAGOS JULY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nine Nigeria media groups are indebted to workers running into arrears of several months, elombah.com can reveal. The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Lagos Council Tuesday picketed More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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Journalists Shut Down THISDAY, Protest Non Payment of Salaries, Tax Remittance, Pension Deduction

LAGOS JULY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-On Tuesday, the Nigerian Union of Journalists protested on the premises of ThisDay Newspapers in Apapa, Lagos, to demand the nine months of salaries owed to its members. The strikers More...

By admin On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Delta: Ughelli Journalists Get New EXCO

LAGOS JUNE 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-THE Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ughelli Correspondence Delta State Chapel, has elected new executives to pilot the affairs of the union for the next three years with a charge More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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19-Years-Old SS3 Student Impregnates Mother While Testing Love Potion

LAGOS APRIL 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Residents of Asaba, Delta State are yet to recover from the shock of how a 19-year-old Godwin (not real name) allegedly impregnated his mother while testing his love charm. According More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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UNICEF Launches U-Report in Nigeria, Targets One Million U-Reporters in 2015

LAGOS APRIL 29TH (URHOBOTODAY) – UNICEF and partners today launched the U-Report, an innovative SMS-based platform that empowers Nigerians by enabling them to participate and engage in policy-making and governance More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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You Lack Powers to Stop AIT From Covering Your Events, Dokpesi Tells Buhari

LAGOS APRIL 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The proprietor of Daar Communications PLC, Raymond Dokpesi, has stated that Monday’s decision by the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to bar one of its subsidiaries, Africa Independent More...

By admin On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Panic as Northerners Flee Bayelsa over Election

Northerners fleeing Bayelsa LAGOS JANUARY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There is a noticeable panic among residents of the Hausa Community in Bayelsa State following the mass exodus of northern indigenes from the state. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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$16 EPZ Saga: Stop Abusing Me, Jonathan Cautions Itsekiris

President Goodluck Jonathan LAGOS NOVEMBER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday expressed dismay over what he described as “abusive denigration of his personal integrity and the whipping up More...

By admin On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Failed 15 Years of Uninterrupted Democracy in Nigeria

By Rufus Ibebe Akpobome Democracy is the government of the people, for the people, and by the people. This was the simply way in which I was taught what democracy was by my government teacher some years ago at More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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How Three Dutch Nationals were Kidnapped in Niger-Delta- Comrade Sunny Ofehe

(Centre) Comrade Sunny Ofehe and Mr Femi Soewu surrounded by the Dutch Nationals LAGOS MAY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Founder and Executive Director Hope for Niger Delta Campaign (HNDC), The Netherlands, Comrade Sunny Ofehe More...

By admin On Thursday, March 20th, 2014
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Uduaghan “Packages” Tear Delta State Journalists Apart

By Fejiro Oliver The much expected splitting of the Delta State Nigerian Union Of Journalists (NUJ) finally happened on Tuesday, 2014, as a splinter group conducted elections and sworn themselves in as the authentic More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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Warri Residents Raise Alarm over Incessant Police Harassment

Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mr Mohammed Abubakar LAGOS FEBRUARY 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Some concerned citizens of the oil rich city of Warri, Delta State, have raised the alarm over the activities of men and officers More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
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Senate Bow to Pressure over Social Media Bill

LAGOS DECEMBER 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senate on Tuesday bowed to pressures over criticisms that had greeted its proposed bill on electronic transactions and fraud detection, which among others, stipulated a seven-year More...

By admin On Sunday, September 22nd, 2013
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Delta-Sponsored Journalists Begin Training in London

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Sixteen journalists from the print and electronic media in Delta State, are currently undergoing a one week training at the world renowned Thomson Reuters Institute in London More...

By admin On Thursday, June 27th, 2013
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Tinubu Denies Allegation of Installing Daughter as Market Leader, Slams PDP,Journalists

Bola Tinubu LAGOS JUNE 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)Two days ago, the former Lagos governor and ACN chieftain, Bola Tinubu, came under severe criticism from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as well as some social commentators, More...

By admin On Monday, May 13th, 2013
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THISDAY’s Delay of Wages: Wickedness or Slavery

Nduka Obaigbena, Flaboyant THISDAY's Publisher and Charman of NPAN By Ugochukwu Ugwuanyi Had the holy writ scripted that workers should be given their pay as at when due, then would Nduka Obaigbena, the Chairman More...