Tag archive for ‘North East’
By admin On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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North -East Insecurity: 20,000 Nigerian Take Refuge In Niger

LAGOS MAY 28TH (URHOBOTOAY)-Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced no fewer than 20,000 refugees to flee to neighboring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday. It voiced concern More...

By admin On Monday, July 30th, 2018
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Buhari To Send Air Force, 1,000 Security Personnel to Tackle Banditry In North East

LAGOS JULY 30TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigeria will deploy its air force and 1,000 security personnel to fight banditry in the northwest of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday. The move underscores how More...

By admin On Saturday, December 10th, 2016
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Two Female Suicide Bombers Kill 30 in North East Nigeria

File Photo LAGOS DECEMBER 10TH (URHOBOTOAY)-Two women suicide bombers blew themselves up at a bustling market in northeast Nigeria’s Madagali town on Friday morning, killing at least 30 people and wounding More...

By admin On Sunday, September 4th, 2016
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War Bigger Than Boko Haram Looms in Northern Nigeria, Senate Leader Cries Out

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, on Friday evening, raised the alarm that if something urgent was not done, a war that would be worse than the Boko Haram insurgency might break out More...

By admin On Thursday, October 1st, 2015
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Nigeria Army Raises Alarm, Accuses Boko Haram of Poisoning Water

LAGOS OCTOBER 1ST (URHOBOODAY)-The Nigerian Army Wednesday raised the alarm over the latest antics of Boko Haram, alleging that the insurgents have resorted to poisoning cattle water ponds in the areas where they More...

By admin On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Despite Boko Haram Bombings, Nigeria’s Battered North Sees Progress

Where is Shekau? LAGOS SEPTEMBER 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-When Boko Haram abducted Rev. Enoch Mark’s two daughters, he felt like his world had come to an end. The girls were part of the over 200 students kidnapped from More...

By admin On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
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Nigerian Army Reinstates 3,000 Soldiers Dismissed over Boko Haram War

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)- – The Nigerian army said Thursday it had reinstated some 3,000 soldiers who were dismissed for alleged indiscipline in the battle against Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast. Army More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Suicide Bomber Kill 50 in Maiduguri Butcher’s Market

Shekau LAGOS JUNE 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-A bomb blast hit a busy market in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri on Tuesday, killing as many as 50 people, according to eyewitnesses. A man blew himself up at More...

By admin On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
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Onuesoke Advises Buhari to Concentrate on Implementation of Campaign Promises

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS MAY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has appealed to President-Elect, Muhammadu Buhari to talk less and concentrate on how More...

By admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Five Key Figures to Watch in Nigeria’s Election

Goodluck Jonathan LAGOS MARCH 23RD (URHOBOTODAY0- – Africa’s most populous country and top economy, Nigeria, holds general elections this Saturday — the fifth since civilian rule was restored in More...

By admin On Sunday, March 8th, 2015
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OPC Leader, Gani Adams Calls for the Sack of Jega, Opposes Use of Card Reader

Gani adams LAGOS MARCH 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The head of the Odua Peoples Congress, OPC, Gani Adams, has called for the immediate sack of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Attahiru More...

By admin On Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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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 25th, 2015
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Is Boko Haram Invoking Kanem Bornu Legacy?

LAGOS FEBRUARY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Lagos (AFP) – Long before Boko Haram’s uprising plunged the region into crisis, the area below Lake Chad was part of a powerful Islamic empire, known for religious More...

By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Danjuma’s Call for Arrest of Tompolo, Asari, is Call for Arrest of N’Deltans-Onuesoke

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS JANUARY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The President General of Urhobo Nation for Okowa 2015, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has condemned in totality and earnest the call by Gen Thoephilus Danjuma for the More...

By admin On Monday, September 22nd, 2014
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Boko Haram Leader, Shekau Finally Dead?

Could this be the corpse of the dreaded leader of Boko haram ,Shekau..You remember ,we were told that a top commander of Boko Haram was killed in the battle of Konduga during the week LAGOS SEPTEMBER 33ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian More...

By admin On Sunday, July 13th, 2014
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Onuesoke Slams CONFAB over Creation of States

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS JULY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in 2007 general election, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has condemned the decision of the delegates More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Yobe: Blast Rips through Football Viewing Centre in Damaturu

LAGOS JUNE 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-An explosion ripped through a football viewing centre in Damaturu, northern Nigeria, on Tuesday, residents said, as fans gathered to watch the World Cup. The blast at the Crossfire 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 Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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Politicians, Ethnic Jingoists Lobby for New IGP as Abubakar Retires on July

Mohammed Abubakar LAGOS MARCH 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Political jobbers and ethnic jingoists have begun intense lobby for their preferred candidates for the position of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) ahead of More...