Tag archive for ‘Kano’
By admin On Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Spare Parts Dealer Bags Ten Years Imprisonment for Trafficking 10.6kg of Heroin

Okeke Chika LAGOS FEBRUARY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Honourable Justice Sale Kogo Idrissa of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano has sentenced an automobile parts dealer, Okeke Chika Victor to ten years imprisonment More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Onuesoke Hails Obasanjo’s Submissions on Buhari’s Administration

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS NOVEMBER 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain Sunny Onuesoke hailed the submission of former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in which More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Eight Governors, Ministers, Others to Attend Retreat on Revenue Generation in Kano

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun LAGOS JULY 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Eight state governors, Ministers, Chief Executives of various government revenue-generating agencies, Directors of Accounts and Audit as well as Revenue More...

By admin On Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Buhari’s Popularity has Dropped – APC Chairman, Oyegun

Oyegun and Buhari LAGOS JULY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has admitted that President Muhammadu Buhari is no longer popular like he was during More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Nigeria Commissions Experts to Tackle Massive Tomato Scarcity

LAGOS MAY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, on Tuesday said his office had commissioned experts to look into the massive tomato scarcity that has hit the More...

By admin On Monday, May 16th, 2016

Why Dangote Suspends Production Of Tomato Paste in Newly Commissioned $20m Factory

Dangote LAGOS MAY 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Dangote Tomato Processing Factory, a newly commissioned company owned by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has suspended its operations due to the unavailability of its More...

By admin On Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Soyinka Lambasts Buhari over Herdsmen killings

Wole Soyinka LAGOS APRIL 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, has lashed out at the presidency for its seeming inability to rein in the violent activities of herdsmen across the country. In his address More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

EXPOSE: 500 Secretly Recruited Immigration Officers Undergo Training in Kano

LAGOS MARCH 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Despite the embargo placed by the Federal Government on recruitment into the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), the agency may have commenced a secret exercise to recruit hundreds More...

By admin On Friday, March 11th, 2016

Delta State Govt Promises to Fully Participate in Rehabilitation of Ese Oruru

Ese Oruru LAGOS MARCH 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-On Wednesday, the Delta State government promised to fully participate in the rehabilitation process for 14-year-old abductee Ese Oruru and to return her to school after More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Just in: Yinusa Arraigned in Court over ESE Oruru’s Abduction

Yunusa LAGOS AMRCH 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Made to coincide with a day being celebrated as the International Women Day, Yinusa Dahiru, alias Yellow – the alleged abductor of the 14 years old Ese Oruru, was on Tuesday More...

By admin On Friday, March 4th, 2016

Dickson Receives Ese Oruru, Orders Prosecution Of Abductors

Dickson LAGOS MARCH 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Henry Seriake Dickson, has called for a comprehensive investigation into the abduction and subsequent prosecution of the culprits of 14 year old More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Three-Day Rice Fair Holds in Lagos… To Exhibit 13 Major Nigerian Rice Brand

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The stage is set for a three-day fair targeted at boosting Nigeria’s quest to attain self-sufficiency in rice production and processing. Organized by Growth and Employment in More...

By admin On Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Attack on Yola IDP Camp and Matters Arising

By Alex O. Atawa-Akpodiete* LAGOS SEPTEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Every nation faces its own unique security challenges. In some countries, it is the proliferation of small arms, while others are saddled with secessionist More...

By admin On Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Security: US,UK,Canada Warn Citizens to Stay Clear of Twenty Two States in Nigeria

David Cameon LAGOS AUGUST 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-In spite of the weakening of Boko Haram’s capacity to carry out large-scale attacks against civilians and soldiers by Nigerian troops in the North-East, the United More...

By admin On Sunday, August 16th, 2015

They’re Back with Full Force: Boko Haram’s Return Under Buhari

Buhari By Fisayo Soyombo LAGOS AUGUST 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-In less than three months of Buhari’s reign, the gory era of terrorism is back in Nigeria. This is not the Nigeria that Muhammadu Buhari promised More...

By admin On Friday, August 7th, 2015

UNICEF, Media Experts Brainstorm on Solution to Child Malnutrition in Kano

LAGOS AUGUST 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A two-day media dialogue on child malnutrition with the theme: “Spend more money on nutrition”- #StopChildMalnutritionNigeria, kicked off on Thursday in Kano. The dialogue, organized More...

By admin On Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Muslims Set Court Ablaze in Kano over ‘Insult’ to Muhammad

IGP Solomon Arase LAGOS MAY 22ND (URHOBOTODAY) — Hundreds of rioting Muslims set a Shariah court ablaze Friday in Nigeria’s northern Kano city, protesting its decision to free a cleric accused of insulting More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

PDP Raises Alarm, Alleges APC Plots to Take Over Akwa Ibom, Delta, Rivers

LAGOS MAY 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, raised alarm that the All Progressives Congress, APC, was plotting to take over Akwa Ibom, Delta and Rivers More...

By admin On Sunday, May 10th, 2015
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Nigerian Students Slam Kano Government for Removing Jonathan’s Portrait

LAGOS MAY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone B has condemn in strong term the undemocratic behaviour of government personnel’s attached to Kano State Government More...

By admin On Friday, April 3rd, 2015

INEC Resident Commissioner, Wife, Children Killed In “Strange” Fire Incident

LAGOS APRIL 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)- The Resident Commissioner for the Independent National Electoral Commissioner in Kano, Mikaila Abdulahi, has died, a PREMIUM TIMES correspondent in Kano has said. He quoted some neighbours More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

ELECTION FALLOUT: PDP Rejects Results in Kano, Six Other States

INEC Boss Prof Atahiru Jega LAGOS MARCH 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday called on INEC to cancel the results in Kano, Gombe, Kaduna, Jigawa, Katsina, Bauchi and Kogi states. The party said More...

By admin On Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Nigeria Election: Christians Flee Kano over Fear of Violence

LAGOS MARCH 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-An exodus from the mainly Christian quarter of Kano, the commercial centre of northern Nigeria, is taking place ahead of elections this weekend, because of fears of violence. The More...

By admin On Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Boko Haram Resorts to Total Gorilla Warfare on Nigerians

LAGOS FEBRUARY 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)- – Bomb attacks in Nigerian towns and cities look likely to increase in the run-up to forthcoming elections, despite the military claiming increasing successes against Boko More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Tambuwal Stops APC Attempts to Take Over Control of House of Reps

Aminu Tambuwal LAGOS FEBRUARY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-With the emergence of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the majority in the House of Reps, a plot by the federal lawmakers from APC to effect a leadership change More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Don’t Threaten Danjuma, ACF Warns Tompolo, Dokubo

Tompolo and Dokubo LAGOS FEBRUARY 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The northern socio-political organisation, Arewa Consultative Forum, has warned Niger Delta ex-militants not to threaten a former Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Theophilus More...