Tag archive for ‘Rivers’
By admin On Friday, September 7th, 2018
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Delta, Rivers, Edo, 9 Other States To Experience Flooding – NEMA, NHISA Warn

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the National Hydrological Services Agencies (NHISA) have warned that 12 states across the country would soon experience flooding More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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iPhone: How Killers Of JUMAI Courier Man Lure Him To Their Hide Out

LAGOS MARCH 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Mr. Chukwuma Eleje, delivery man with Jumia, an online marketing store, has been killed in a house on Ada George Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State because of two iPhones. The victim More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Buhari Fulfills Campaign Promises, Commences Payment of N5, 000 to Poorest Nigerians

LAGOS JANUARY 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government has commenced the payment of N5,000 monthly to one million vulnerable Nigerians. In a statement released, Monday, by Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant More...

By admin On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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Delta APC Rejects Tribunal Verdict, Says PDP Celebration is Short Live

LAGOS NOVEMBER 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta State has rejected the verdict of Delta State Governorship Election Tribunal which upheld the governorship election of Dr Ifeanyi Okowa More...

By admin On Friday, August 21st, 2015
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Buhari Anti-Graft Campaign Is Selective-Ijaw Youths

Buhari LAGOS AUGUST 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The umbrella body of Ijaw youths, the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), said on Wednesday that they are ready to support the anti-corruption and restructuring campaigns embarked upon More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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Rivers: Peterside, Party Faithful Scamper for Safety as Explosion, Gunshots Rock APC Rally in Okrika

LAGOS FEBRUARY 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A rally organised by the All Progressives Congress in Okirika, home to Nigeria’ First Lady, Patience Jonathan, was disrupted twice on Wednesday. The rally was first disrupted More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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Jonathan Sends Obanikoro’s Name, 7 Others Ministerial Nominees to Senate for Screening and Approval

President Goodluck Jonathan LAGOS FEBRUARY 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday sent eight ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening and approval. The names, contained in a letter signed More...

By admin On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Delta Gubernatorial Political Game: Who Plays it Better?

By Onajite Ese The whistle may not have been blown, neither has the starter gun been fired, but the inevitable truth and incontrovertible fact is that the political race has since begun, and it will be foolery More...

By admin On Monday, April 14th, 2014
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2015: Delta, 4 Other State Governors in Cold War with First Lady over Imposition of Gov. Candidates

Dame Patience Jonathan LAGOS APRIL 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than five governors are in a “cold war” with First Lady Patience Jonathan over her alleged moves to impose their successors. But the Office of the More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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2015: Police Raises Alarm, Accuse Politicians of Plotting Destabilization of Niger Delta Region

Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Abubakar LAGOS MARCH 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Hamiiru Argungu, the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 5, has alleged that some politicians in Bayelsa, Edo More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
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PDP Members Defection: APC Leads in House of Rep with 172 Members against PDP 171

LAGOS DECEMBER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)– The All Progressives Congress (APC) now has the majority in the House of Representatives with the defection of thirty Seven (37) members of the House elected on the platform More...

By admin On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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PDP Drags 5 ‘Rebel’ Govs’ to Court, Asks Court to Declare Seat Vacant

LAGOS DECEMBER 13RD (URHOBOTODAY} Poised for a last fight, the Alhaji Bamangar Tukur-led Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, asked the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court to declare seats of the five More...

By admin On Thursday, November 7th, 2013
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JTF Smashes Robbery Gang, Arrest Oil Thieves in Niger Delta

LAGOS OCTOBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Joint Military Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta said on Thursday that it had captured a gang of sea robbers in the waterways in Rivers State. The JTF Media Coordinator, Lt.-Col. More...

By admin On Sunday, October 27th, 2013
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$200,000 Paid for Release of Sister of Jonathan’s Aide-MEND

Augusta-Douglas-Ayam_0_0 LAGOS OCTOBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) today said it could authoritatively confirm that the sum of 200,000 US Dollars was paid as ransom More...

By admin On Monday, September 16th, 2013
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2015: New PDP Makes ‘U’ Drops Demand for Jonathan to Quit

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)As the meeting between President Goodluck Jonathan and the aggrieved G-7 governors and other leaders of the Abubakar Kawu Baraje faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, got More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
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New PDP State Chairmen Loyal to Agrieved Govs Shun Pro-Jonathan Press Conference

President Goodluck Jonathan LAGOS September 10th (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the seven states whose governors belong to a new PDP faction, shunned a press conference organized More...

By admin On Sunday, September 1st, 2013
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Obasanjo Lashes Back at Clark, Says He Should Retire from Politics and Not Him

Chief Edwin Clark LAGOS SEPTEMBER 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Former President Olusegun Obsanjo on Saturday replied Ijaw leader, Edwin Clark’s comment on him, saying his utterances showed it was time for him (Clark) to More...

By admin On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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PDP Crisis Deepens as Atiku, 7 Governors, Walk Out of PDP Convention, Elect Own Executives

The breakaway PDP members LAGOS AUGUST 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Seven governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have walked out of the ongoing special delegates convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 21st, 2013
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Group Accuses Governors of Mismanaging N8.1tr Derivation Fund, Calls for EFCC Probe

By Theophilus Onojeghen Governors of Niger Delta oil producing states of Delta, Edo, Ondo, Bayelsa, Rivers, Cross-Rivers, Abia, Awka-Ibom and Imo have been accused of mismanaging 8.1 trillion naira meant for the More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
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Fracas in Rivers House of Assembly as Amaechi Foils Attempt to Impeach Speaker

LAGOS JULY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY) The Rivers State House of Assembly was this afternoon (local time) thrown into chaos as a few anti-Governor Rotimi Amaechi legislators and militants, who are alleged supporters of More...

By admin On Monday, July 8th, 2013
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Dickson Aide Kemenanabo Kidnap in Port Harcourt

Dickson Aide Kemenanabo Kidnap in Port Harcourt JULY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY) Tne Special Adviser to the Bayelsa state governor on power, Mr Olice Kemenanabo has been kidnapped in Rivers state.Mr Olice Kemenanabo Mr Kemenanabo More...

(L-R) President Goodluck Jonathan an Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaehi when the going was good
By admin On Thursday, June 27th, 2013
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Drama as Jonathan’s Bodyguard Blocks Amaechi from Greeting President

LAGOS JUNE 27TH (URHOBOTODAY) There was mild drama on Wednesday night at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, venue of the Presidential dinner organised by President Goodluck Jonathan, news website, More...

By admin On Friday, June 7th, 2013
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N347b East-West Road to be Completed Next Year – Orubebe ..Solicits Niger-Deltans Cooperation

Minister of Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe ABUJA—The Federal Government, Thursday, reassured Nigerians, particularly people of the Niger Delta, that the N347 billion East West highway dualisation More...

By admin On Thursday, June 6th, 2013
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Anti–Jonathan Niger Deltans shall be Dealt with- Nwuche

Ex-Deputy Speaker House of Representative Prince Chibudom Nwuche Prince Chibudom Nwuche is the former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives. In this interview in Abuja, he spoke on the crises rocking the More...

By admin On Monday, June 3rd, 2013
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Jonathan/Amaechi Face-off: Rep Alleges Threat to Life

A member of the House of Representatives, Davies Sekonte, (Degema/Bonny Federal Constituency of Rivers state), has alleged threat to his life by persons who he says are not comfortable with his role in the on-going More...