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By admin On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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A Festschrift in Honour of Prof G.G. Darah at 70

Prof G.G. Darah LAGOS JULY 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Gabriel Godini Darah, Professor of English at Delta State University, former Chairman of the Editorial Board of The Guardian, and eloquent public intellectual will turn More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
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CONFAB: Panacea to Nigeria Total Independence

By Shaguolo Amos LAGOS JUNE 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-If Nigeria as a national state must move forward there are fundamental issues our leaders and the citizens must address with all sense of sincerity with immediate More...

By admin On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Lagos LG Boss, Adewale Calls for True Federalism, Says APC’ll Make the Change

Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Chairman, Comrade Ayodele Adewale LAGOS AUGUST 29TH (URHOBOTODAY0-The Executive Chairman of Amowo- Odofin Local Government, Comrade Ayodele Adewale has called for the practice of true More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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CONFAB Calls for Scrapping of State Independent Electoral Commission

LAGOS JULY 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The National Conference today resolved to scrap the States Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC), recommending that its functions be transferred to the Independent National Electoral More...

By admin On Friday, June 20th, 2014
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Fear Grips FG over Absence of CONFAB delegates at Plenary Session

LAGOS JUNE 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Fact have emerged that the Federal Government may have been expressing fear over the absence of more than half of the delegates at the ongoing National Conference plenary sessions, More...

By admin On Thursday, June 19th, 2014
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National Dialogue: A Panacea for Growth and Development

By Prof. Godini G. Darah Introduction: The National Conference convened in Abuja on March 17, 2014, is the 17th of such exercises in Nigeria since 1914 when Nigeria was amalgamated into a single country by the More...

By admin On Thursday, June 19th, 2014
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National Dialogue: A Panacea for Growth and Development

By Prof. Godini G. Darah Introduction: The National Conference convened in Abuja on March 17, 2014, is the 17th of such exercises in Nigeria since 1914 when Nigeria was amalgamated into a single country by the More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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CONFAB Declares War on Gas Flaring

LAGOS JUNE 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Consideration of the report of the Committee on Energy was completed on Monday with a resolution by the Conference that the powers of the minister to grant exemption to gas flaring More...

By admin On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Clark Raises Alarm over N’Delta Environmental Degradation, Says the Region may Cease to Exist

Chief Edwin Clark LAGOS MAY 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A National Conference delegate, Edwin Clark, has warned that unless something urgent is done to salvage the Niger Delta environment; the region might soon cease to More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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CONFAB Aim at Actualisation of Jonathan’s 2015 Election Plan-N’Delta Youths

Preident Goodluck Jonathan LAGOS APRIL 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Niger Delta youth say National Conference shows an agenda for the actualization of the 2015 re-election plan of President Goodluck Jonathan. Some youth from More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Another Delegate Slumps at CONFAB

LAGOS APRIL 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-For the second time, another delegate but this time a male delegate slumped on Tuesday at the ongoing national conference in Abuja. He is Abudlmumin Abubakar, a former Assistant Inspector More...

By admin On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Confab Delegates Focus on True Federalism

LAGOS APRIL 10TH (URHOBOTODAY) – The call for restructuring of Nigeria into true federalism with the different geo-political zones serving as federating units received further boosts on Wednesday as different More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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CONFAB: Drama as Kutigi, Bakare Clash again over Religious Recitation

LAGOS APRIL 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chairman of the National Conference, Idris Kutigi, and Lagos-based pastor, Tunde Bakare, again clashed over the use of religious recitation during Tuesday’s plenary session. Mr. More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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CONFAB Delegate Caught Playing Scrabble during Deliberation

CONFAB delegate caught playing scrabble during deliberation LAGOS APRIL 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A delegate at the ongoing national conference in Abuja was captured by the sharp lens of photojournalists playing scrabble More...

By admin On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Confab: Delegates Seek Death Penalty for Corrupt Officials

LAGOS MARCH 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Delegates at the ongoing national conference yesterday advocated death by hanging for corrupt officials to tackle the growing incidence of graft and large scale theft of public funds More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Confab Delegates Canvass for New Constitution, Fiscal Federalism

LAGOS MARCH 2ND(URHOBOTODAY)-Delegates at the National Conference on Tuesday canvassed for fiscal federalism and a new constitution for the country. The delegates made the call at plenary while deliberating on More...

By admin On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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How Sleeping Delegate Died in Hotel Room-CONFAB Sec

Late Hamma Misau LAGOS MARCH 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Secretariat of the ongoing Nationa How Sleeping Delegate Died in Hotel Room- CONFAB Secl Conference has said that the death of one of the delegates, Hamma Misau, More...

By admin On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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Urhobo Nation and Her Three Core Enemies

By Godwin Etakibuebu LAGOS MAR CH 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-THE President inaugurated the National Conference in Abuja on Monday. By so doing, he has fulfilled another promise of “this nebulously packaged Transformation More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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CONFAB: Delegates Reject Move to Gag Media

LAGOS MARCH 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delegates to the National Conference on Tuesday rejected proposed powers of the leadership to revoke accreditation of any media that publishes “unfair and offensive” report. The More...

By admin On Saturday, March 22nd, 2014
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CONFAB: Darah Advocates Resource Control, Power Decentralisation

LAGOS MARCH 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Prof. Gordini Darah, a delegate representing Delta State at the National Conference has reminded his fellow members at the the ongoing National conference on the need for resource More...

By admin On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Revisiting Urhobo Stand on National Conference

By Dr Ighorodje The UPU memorandum to the Presidential Advisory Committee on National Conference is profoundly thought provoking and illuminating. At page two, paragraph three, it stated: “Some states with population More...

By admin On Thursday, March 20th, 2014
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Pastor Bakare Reacts to Islamic Group Attack, Says He is not against Islamic Religion

Pastor Tunde Bakare LAGOS MARCH 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The General Overseer of Later Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said his comment on the floor of the National Conference Tuesday that Chairman Idris Kutigi More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Accusations, Complains, Demands Trail First Plenary Session of National CONFAB

CONFAB Chairman, Idris Kutigi LAGOS MARCH 19th (URHOBOTODAY)-Delegates Ita- Giwa, and Nuhu Sanusi, say many of the problems Nigeria is facing were caused by some of the same delegates to the National Conference More...

By admin On Monday, March 17th, 2014
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National Conference is the Urgent Need of the Time

Obarisis (Barr.) Ovie Omo-Agege By Obarisi (Barr.) Ovie Omo-Agege There is no doubt that Nigeria is a country that is so remarkably blessed with great material and human resources but is too structurally defective More...

By admin On Thursday, March 13th, 2014
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Northern Elders Reject CONFAB, Declare Conference Illegitimate

LAGOS MARCH 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has dismissed the National Conference, which is planned to commence next week, saying it “lacks a constitutional basis or any form of legitimacy More...