Tag archive for ‘Protest’
By admin On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Angry Delta Youths Storm Seplat, Threaten To Shut Down Operations

LAGOS MAY 30TH (NEWRANGERS)– Members of Okpe Youth Council (OYC) on Tuesday stormed the Sapele base of Seplat Petroleum Development Company Ltd to protest the company’s alleged failure to contribute to the More...

By admin On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Delta Polls: Protesting APC Women Shut Down Okpe, Storm Delta Speaker’s Home With Casket

LAGOS JANUARY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Hundreds of protesting members of Delta State All Progressives Congress, (APC), mainly women on Wednesday, shut down activities at Okpe Local Government Secretariat, of the state, More...

By admin On Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Sapele Market Women Protest Delta Govt, LG Allocation Of Shops To Politicians

FILE PHOTO LAGOS OCTOBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A group of market women, yesterday in Sapele, protested the re-allocation of 1,532 units of newly-built stores at the Sapele Main Market along the Decima Road, which was More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Mosogar Community Accuses BEDC Of Collecting N12m Without Restoring Electricity Supply

LAGOS OCTOBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY))-Mosagar Community in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State has accused the Benin Electricity Distribution Company, (BEDC) of collecting the sum of N12,000,000,00 (Twelve More...

By admin On Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Protesting Okada Riders Shut Down Ughelli Over Alleged Vigilante’s Extortion

LAGOS OCTOBER 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The peaceful atmosphere in Ughelli, the headquarters of Ughelli North Local Government area of Delta State was disrupted recently when commercial motorcycle riders, otherwise known More...

By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Women Stage Peaceful Protest Over Attack On Melaye

Melaye LAGOS APRIL 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Hundreds of women on Saturday staged a peaceful protest in Aiyetoro-Gbede, Ijumu Local Government of Kogi, over the reported attempt to kill Sen. Dino Melaye, on April 15. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Custom: ‘Hameed Ali Must Go’ Protests Rock Onitsha

LAGOS MARCH 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Anti-Hameed Ali protests are on-going in major streets of Onitsha, in Anambra State. The protesters are alleging disrespect of the National Assembly by the Comptroller-General of More...

By admin On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Protesting Workers Shut Down Radio Bayelsa Over Excesses of General Manager

Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson By Amos Okioma, Yenagoa LAGOS FEBRUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)- Labour unions in the Bayelsa State Broadcasting Corporation under the aegis of Nigeria Union of Journalists More...

By admin On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Protest Rocks Sango Ota as Customs Men Burgle Shops, Seize 4,550 Bags of Rice

Custom Boss Hameed Alli LAGOS FEBRUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Rice sellers in Sango Market, in the Ado Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State on Wednesday blocked the Temidire end of the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway More...

By admin On Friday, February 10th, 2017

Hundreds Of Thousands Iranians Take To the Street In Protest Against Trump, US

LAGOS FEBRUARY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Iranians took to the streets on Friday to protest against America and its newly-elected president Donald Trump, according to state TV. Hundreds of thousands reportedly swore their More...

By admin On Monday, February 6th, 2017

#IStandWithNigeria Protest Ongoing In Lagos Without 2face

LAGOS FEBRUARY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Despite the withdrawal of 2face Idibia from the proposed protest against the Buhari-led government which has implemented series of economic policies that have not yet given a headway More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

HURIWA Urges Civil Societies to Shun Protest Against Uduaghan, Describes Co-ordinators as “Blackmailers”

Uduaghan LAGOS FEBRUARY 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-A frontline pro-democracy and Non-Governmental Organization, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, has raised the alarm over some mushroom but politically motivated More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Obama Breaks Silence, Backs Protesters Oppose To Trump Immigration Order

Obama LAGOS JANUARY 31ST (RHOBOTODAY)— Former President Barack Obama praised protesters who amassed across the country in opposition to President Donald Trump’s immigration orders, breaking his silence on More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

DESOPADEC Staff Go Naked in Protest of Non-Payment of End of Year Bonuses

LAGOS JANUARY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Some workers of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) stripped naked on Monday, January 9, to protest the non-payment of their bonuses by the commission. The More...

By admin On Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Police Beef Up Security In Washington as Anarchists Threaten to Disrupt Trump Inauguration

Donald Trump LAGOS JANUARY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Anarchist groups have threatened to shut down Republican Donald Trump’s swearing-in as U.S. president, but police in Washington said on Friday they believe the More...

By admin On Sunday, November 13th, 2016

6,000 March in Los Angeles in Fifth Day Of Anti-Trump Protest

Protesters gather on the steps of City Hall in downtown Los Angeles. (Deborah Netburn / Los Angeles Times) LAGOS NOVEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)Thousands of marchers took to the streets of Los Angeles on Saturday More...

By admin On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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#EdoElection: Protesters Besiege Benin INEC Office as Obaseki Emerges Governor Elect

PDP protesters in front of Edo State INEC office LAGOS SEPTEMBER 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Members of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Edo State are presently protesting at the office of Independent National Electoratl Commission, More...

By admin On Sunday, September 4th, 2016

Nigerians Vow to Resist Further Fuel Price Hike

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigeria Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress, Afenifere, former federal lawmakers, security experts and rights activists on Saturday vowed to resist any attempt by the President More...

By admin On Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Buhari’s Campaign Bodyguards Protest Against Exclusion from Government

Buhari LAGOS AUGUST 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-About 16 months after the 2015 Presidential elections, bodyguards of President Muhammadu Buhari who participated during the campaigns on Thursday protested against their “exclusion” More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Protesting Ibori’s Kinsmen Shut Down Warri/Benin Expressway, Demand Evacuation of Navy From Oghara

Protesting Oghara indegees closed busy Warri/Benin Express Road LAGOS JULY 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Protesting kinsmen of former Delta State Governor, Chief James Ibori’s kinsmen and indigenes of Oghara, in Ethiope More...

By admin On Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Warri Residents Protest over Incessant Economic Hardship, Corruption in Delta Government

File Photo LAGOS JUNE 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Socio-economic activities were Thursday paralysed in some parts of Warri and its environs in Delta State as hundreds of people marched through the major roads protesting More...

By admin On Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Traders Shut Down Business at Alaba International Market in Protest over Bank’s Land Encroachment

Closed shops at Alaba International Market as a result of the protest LAGOS MAY 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Traders at Alaba International market today (Thursday} shut down their businesses and paralyzed activities of More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
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Fuel Price Hike: NLC, TUC To Go Ahead With Strike Despite Court Order

File Photo LAGOS MAY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Despite an order of the National Industrial Court restraining the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress from going ahead with their planned strike to protest More...

By admin On Friday, April 29th, 2016

68 Delta Retirees Die over Unpaid Pension

Okowa LAGOS APRIL 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta state Association of Contributory Retirees (ACR) yesterday protested over the non-payment of their pension. The retirees numbering over 500 protested to the House of Assembly More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Delta: Ndokwa Irate Youths Blow Up Pipelines, Seize 11 Tankers

LAGOS MARCH 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The angry youths also seized 11 oil tankers belonging to the oil company after they reportedly hijacked what was initially a peaceful protest organised by women in the community to More...