Tag archive for ‘Protest’
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...

By admin On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Lepers Protest over Alleged Pay Cut, Neglect in Delta

LAGOS OCTOBER 21ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Peeved by the alleged cut of their monthly stipends by the state government, over 500 inmates of the Leprosy Rehabilitation Camp in Eku, Ethiope East Local Council of Delta State More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Journalists Shut Down THISDAY, Protest Non Payment of Salaries, Tax Remittance, Pension Deduction

LAGOS JULY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-On Tuesday, the Nigerian Union of Journalists protested on the premises of ThisDay Newspapers in Apapa, Lagos, to demand the nine months of salaries owed to its members. The strikers More...

By admin On Monday, March 30th, 2015

Official INEC Result: PDP Takes Early Lead in Nine States

LAGOS MARCH 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Peoples Democratic Party candidate for the 2015 Presidential Election, incumbent President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has taken an early lead in released results from eight state More...

By admin On Friday, March 6th, 2015

Rivers: Ijaw Youth Council, Civil Society Groups Protest against Kidnap of Medical Doctors

IYC Protesters LAGOS MARCH 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Ijaw Youth Council, (IYC) Worldwide Thursday took to the street of Port Harcourt protesting the incessant kidnapping and killing of doctors and others in the state. Other More...

By admin On Sunday, February 15th, 2015

Delta: Urhobo Oil Rich Community Protest over Neglect, Bad Roads

LAGOS FEBRUARY 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Ekrokpe community, the traditional headquarters of Uhurie sub-clan of Ughievwen Kingdom in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, erupted with a peaceful demonstration More...

By admin On Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Protest Rocks Kano over Appointment of Ex-CBN Gov, Sanusi as Emir

Former CBN Governor, Lamido Sanusi LAGOS JUNE 8TH (URHOBOTODAY) – The appointment of Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, as the new Emir of Kano ahead of the nominee More...

By admin On Sunday, May 18th, 2014

26 Days to World Cup: Protests, Strikes Rock Brazil

LAGOS MAY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Brazil faced a test of its security preparations for the World Cup on Thursday as demonstrators aghast at the cost of the event joined protests and strikes in several major cities. Ongoing More...

By admin On Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

Ibori: 7,000 Deltans Protest against London Court

Chief James Onanefe Ibori LAGOS MAY 3RD (URHOBOTODAY) – A mass protest was held, Friday morning, in Warri, Delta State, as over 7,000 youths, women and men moved round the town, calling for the immediate release More...

By admin On Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Delta State Poly Shut Down Indefinitely Over Students Protest

Delta State Commissioner for Higher Education, Prof Hope Eghagha LAGOS APRIL 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe, Oghara was on Friday shut down by the school management following a serious unrest More...

By admin On Friday, January 24th, 2014

Students Shut Down University in Jonathan’s Village over Unconducive Learning Environment

President Goodluck Jonathan LAGOS JANUARY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Students of the Federal University located in President Goodluck Jonathan’s hometown of Otuoke in Bayelsa State, on Thursday protested what they More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

6 Slump during Protest against Disappearance of 3,000 Employment Forms for Delta Fire Service Recruitment

Protesting unemployed Delta State youths LAGOS AUGUST 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than 3000 recruitment forms for the Delta State Civil Service Fire Department allegedly vanished yesterday. In line with Dr. Emmanuel More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

MASSOB Moves Protests to Ughelli, Ikom, Ogoja

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has said it is planning a protest against the dislodgement of the Bakassi indigenes and the Odi massacre. A statement issued yesterday More...