Tag archive for ‘Nigeria’
By admin On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Recession: Okowa Goes Spiritual, Calls On Nigerians To Focus On God For Solution

Dr Ifeanyi Okowa LAGOS AUGUST 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Delta state Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has called on Nigerians to genuinely seek for God with faith in other to overcome the present economic stress occasioned More...

By admin On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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FRSC Officials Discover Sacks Of Marijuana Concealed In Apprehended Vehicle

LAGOS MAY 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has revealed that its patrol team had apprehended and impounded a vehicle along Badagry Seme Border for Seat belt Violation and Driver Licence Violation, More...

By admin On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Osinbajo Bans Touting, Directs 24/7 Administration In Ports

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo LAGOS MAY 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, bans touting in Nigeria ports and directed that the Apapa Ports should run 24/7. He also directed that all valid More...

By admin On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Tinubu, Bozimo Not Comfortable With Present Nigeria Political System

Bola Tinubu LAGOS MAY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY0-The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and a former Minister of Police Affairs, Chief Broderick Bozimo, have said Nigeria cannot progress More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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‘Shell Contributes $29bn to Nigerian Purse Between 2012–2016’

L-R: Campaign Implementation Advisor, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), Mrs. Darbuni Maikori; Communications Manager, Shell Nigeria, Mrs. Sola Abulu and Corporate Media Relations Manager, Mr. More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Nigeria’s Acting President, Osinbajo, Congratulates France Elected President

France President-Elect Emmanuel Macron LAGOS APRIL 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria’s Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his election as the next President of France. In a congratulatory More...

By admin On Sunday, May 7th, 2017
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Buhari’s Failing Health: Nigerian Economy, Governance Under Siege

LAGOS MAY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The prolonged ailing condition of President Muhammadu Buhari is causing anxious moments for Nigerians with the attendant consequences on governance and the economy. The uncertainties More...

By admin On Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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‘How Ibori Pursues Econet Out Of Nigeria’

Chief James Ibori LAGOS APRIL 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Strive Masiyiwa, CEO and founder of Econet Wireless has alleged that a sum of $9million bribe was demanded from him by ex-Governor of Delta State, James Ibori According More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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SON Moves To Eliminate 80% Water-Borne Diseases In Northern Nigeria

Representative of SON DG, Mr. Dauda Yakubu (Regional Coordinator SON) fielding questions from newsmen at the training LAGOS APRIL 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-In its bid at eliminating 85 per cent of water borne diseases More...

By admin On Sunday, April 16th, 2017
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29 Suspected Nigerian Yahoo Boys Arrested in Ghana, Link To Murder

LAGOS APRIL 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)- The Ghanaian police has arrested no fewer than twenty nine Nigeris and one Ghanian on allegation of of being internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo-Yahoo. They were apprehended More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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BBNaija: Efe Speaks, Thanks Africans, Nigerians For Lighting Up His Life

LAGOS APRIL 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Big Brother Naija reality show winner, Efe has spoken for the first time after he was handed the N25 million and an SUV Jeep prize. Efe took to his Instagram page, @efemoney to thank More...

By admin On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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Nigeria Among Five African Nations To Join List Of Countries For ‘Global Critical Thinking Project’

LAGOS APRIL 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)- South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco, and Tunisia has been identified as world’s potential ‘Critical Thinking Hub’ and will join the league of a global list of countries drawn More...

By admin On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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Man Born In Germany Deported To Nigeria Over Alleged Islamic Extremist

German Chancellor, Angela Markel LAGOS APRIL 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Germany has deported an alleged Islamic extremist deemed dangerous by authorities to Nigeria. The dpa news agency reports that the 22-year-old man, More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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#BBNaija: Nigerian Celebrities Drum Supports For Efe – 32052

Efe- 32052 LAGOS APRIL 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-With few days to the grand finale of the ongoing reality TV show, Big Brother Naija,(#BBNaija), notable Nigerian comedians, rap artists, actors and actress celebrities have More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Buhari Condemns Spate of Killings, Orders Investigation Into Market Killings

President Muhammadu Buhari LAGOS MARCH 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)– Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari condemned a spate of killings in different parts of the country and ordered an investigation into a raid More...

By admin On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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‘Nigeria Has The Highest Rate of Sickle Cell Anemia In The World’

Bujjy LAGOS MARCH 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-“Nigeria has the highest rate of sickle cell in the world,” Bujola Bolarinwa, President of the Sickle Cell Aid Foundation in Abuja, told Al Jazeera last week. “You have More...

By admin On Sunday, March 19th, 2017
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ECOWAS Threatens To Suspend Nigeria Over Dasuki’s Continuous Detention

Dasuki LAGOS MARCH 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Economic Community of West African States has threatened heavy sanctions against Nigeria if it fails to obey the ECOWAS Court order that granted bail to the country’s More...

By admin On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Boko Haram Raid Nigeria Town, Loot Food Supplies, Set Houses Ablaze

Boko Haram’s insurgency has triggered a major food emergency in northeastern Nigeria (AFP Photo/STEFAN HEUNIS) LAGOS MARCH 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)– Boko Haram Islamists have raided a town in restive northeast More...

By admin On Friday, March 10th, 2017
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President Buhari Arrives in Kaduna Airport This Morning

WELCOME BACK PMB: The President is back. He has landed safely in Kaduna and received by Acting Governor Barnabas Yusuf Bala and senior KDSG officials. The government and people of Kaduna State are proud to receive More...

By admin On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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INEC Announces Date For 2019 Presidential, Guber, Other Elections

LAGOS MARCH 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has announced that the 2019 Presidential election will hold on February 16. Also, the governorship, State Assembly and FCT elections More...

By admin On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Buhari Expected Back on Friday, Expresses Appreciation to Nigerians

Buhari LAGOS MARCH 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to return to the country tomorrow, Friday March 10, 2017. The President left the country on January 19, 2017 for a vacation, during which More...

By admin On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Nigeria Govt Advises Citizens Against Traveling to U.S. ‘Until Immigration Policy is Clear’

President Buhari LAGOS MARCH 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian government has advised its citizens to suspend any non-urgent travel to the USA until “there is clarity on the new immigration policy,” according to More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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PAN Hails Ban of Land Importation Of Vehicles as Reps Adopt Peugeot as Official Car

LAGOS MARCH 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The move by the Federal Government to seal the land borders and prevent the importation of cars is one that would lead to several gains in Nigerian economy, stimulate local assemblage More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Nigerian Female Journalist Narates Her ‘Bitter Ordeal’ at South African High Commission

Funke Osae-Brown By Funke Osae-Brown LAGOS MARCH 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Towards the end of January this year, I got an invitation to be in South Africa on the 1st of March, 2017 to experience the new BMW 5 Series. It More...

By admin On Sunday, February 26th, 2017
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Nigerian Kidnappers Demand $200,000 for Release of Abducted German Scientists

LAGOS FENRUARY 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Kidnappers are demanding a ransom of 60 million naira (about $200,000) for a German archaeologist and his associate abducted this week from a northern Nigerian village, a worker More...