Tag archive for ‘Rivers State’
By admin On Monday, August 7th, 2017

Gunmen Abduct 15 Lagos-Bound Passengers In God Is Good Motors

LAGOS AUGUST 7TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Report reaching us has revealed that gunmen on Monday morning abducted 15 occupants of a Lagos-bound bus belonging to God is Good Motors. The passengers and driver according to our More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Rivers: Dumo Lulu-Briggs Dumps PDP For APC

Chief (Barr) Dumo Lulu-Briggs LAGOS APRIL 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-An oil Magnet and Rivers State Peoples Democratic (PDP) Chieftain Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs has defected from PDP to The All Progressives Congress, APC, More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

JTF Arrests Rivers Community Leader For Shutting AGIP’s 11 Oil Wells

By Amos Okioma LAGOS MARCH 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Mr Chikeobi Alali, a community leader in Ogba Ndoni Egbema Local Government Area of Rivers has been arrested for allegedly disrupting production at an oilfield operated More...

By admin On Monday, March 6th, 2017

JTF Intensifies Raid on Sponsors of Crude Oil Theft, Destroys 80 Illegal Refineries

By Amos Okioma, Yenagoa. Worried by rampant oil theft in the Niger Delta, troops of joint operation Delta Safe have intensified raids operation against crude oil theft as 80 illegal refineries were destroyed More...

By admin On Friday, February 17th, 2017

PDP Crisis: Makarfi’s Group Heads to Supreme Court as Appeal Court Declares Sheriff Authentic Chairman

Markafi and Sheriff LAGOS FEBRUARY 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has declared that it will appeal the judgement of the Supreme Court sitting in Port Harcourt More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Rivers Re-Run: Nigeria Police Display N111m Cash Recovered From INEC Officials

LAGOS FEBRUARY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Joint Investigation Panel, which probed the legislative elections in Rivers State, alleged that the state government bribed officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Collapsed Mast, Sign Post Kill Three in Port Harcourt

LAGOS JANUARY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Three people, including a teenage girl and her little brother, died yesterday when a telecommunications mast and a signage pole fell at the Mile 3 axis of Port Harcourt. The structures More...

By admin On Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Rivers: Celebration in Ogbodo Community as Beauty Pageant Treats 500 People of Various Eye Diseases

Queen Juliet Okoroafor (Miss Health South South) with his spme of the beneficiaries of her pet project LAGOS JANUARY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Residents of Ogbodo community in Isio¬kpo, Ikwerre Local Government Area of More...

By admin On Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Rivers Rerun: Police DSP Killed, Orderly Beheaded, 5 Officers Missing

From left: The Police Public Relations Officer for Rivers, Mr Nnamdi Omoni; Resident Electoral Commissioner for Rivers, Mr Aniedi Ikoiwak and DIG Zone 6, Mr Joshak Habila at the collation centre for the Rivers Legislative More...

By admin On Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Murder of 3SC Player: Ex-Council Boss Urges FIFA to Suspend Nigeria

3SC Ibadan defender, Joseph Izu. LAGOS NOVEMBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A former Chairman of Ahoada West Local Government Council of Rivers State, Ikechukwu Obuzor has called on world’s football governing body, FIFA, More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Odili Shuns ‘Democracy Heroes In Africa’ Award

Dr Peter Odili LAGOS NOVEMBER 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Former Rivers State Governor, Dr Peter Odili has disassociated himself from report on online news of purported award titled, “ Democracy Heroes In Africa” Odili More...

By admin On Saturday, October 8th, 2016

FG Takes War against Corruption to Judiciary, Recovers Huge Some of Monies

LAGOS OCTOBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria has taken the war against corruption to the door steps of the judicial officers, recovering various sums of monies, including foreign currencies. Department of State Security More...

By admin On Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Group Condemns SSS Invasion of Residence of Rivers State Federal High Court Judge

LAGOS OCTOBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Civil Society Organization, Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and Corruption (MIIVOC) has condemned the invasion of the residence of a Federal High Court Judge in Rivers More...

By admin On Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Nigeria’s State Security Service Goes Berserk, Clampdown on Judges in Different States

LAGOS OCTOBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-An overnight assault on senior judges across the country by the State Security Service has resulted in the arrest of a Federal High Court judge and alleged brutalisation of a sitting More...

By admin On Friday, September 30th, 2016

Peterside Rounds off NIMASA Facilities Tour, Vow to Utilise Data for Adequate Maritime Regulation

From Right: Executive Director Operations, Engr. Rotimi Fashakin, Director General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside and Executive Director Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services, Mr. Ahmed Gambo all of the Nigerian Maritime More...

By admin On Monday, September 19th, 2016

Shell Awards Full Scholarships to New Batch of Sixty Niger Delta Students

A cross section of the SPDC JV 2016 Cradle to Career beneficiaries at the award ceremony in Port Harcourt LAGOS SEPTEMBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A new batch of sixty children from the Niger Delta has been awarded the More...

By admin On Monday, September 19th, 2016

Shocking: Mother of Triplets Stabbed to Death in Rivers

Mrs Ikunga LAGOS SEPTEMBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A mother of five girls, including a set of triplets – Comfort Ikunga – has been stabbed to death in her home in Rivers state, by unknown felons. The recent More...

By admin On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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South-South Political Parties Leader, Idawene Accuses Okowa of Fraudulent Activities

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa LAGOS SEPTEMBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Chairman of the forum of registered political parties in the South -South region of Nigeria and Chairman of Delta State Social Democratic More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Thugs & N2bn Gift: Oshiomole is Raising False Alarm to Divert Attention-Onuesoke

Chief Sunny OnuesokeAPC,Ifeanyi Ookowa,Adams Oos LAGOS SEPTEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has reiterated that Edo State Governor, Comrade More...

By admin On Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Judiciary is Nigerians Greatest Problem-Onuesoke

PDP Chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS AUGUST 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Peoples Democratic PDP, Chieftain and Delta State PDP Governorship aspirant in 2007 election, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has affirmed that More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

PDP National Convention On-Going as Police Denies Sealing off Convention Venue

LAGOS AUGUST 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Report reaching Urhobotoday from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) convention venue at Port Harcourt, Rivers State confirmed that the party national convention is on-going. Our source More...

By admin On Saturday, August 13th, 2016

Panic in Rivers as Gunmen Set Ablaze Commercial Bus, Whisk Away 14 Passengers

IGP Ibrahim Idris LAGOS AUGUST 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There was panic in Rivers state on Friday as a commercial bus conveying about 14 passengers from Port Harcourt, the state capital to Omoku in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local More...

By admin On Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Int’l Youth Day: Peterside Urges Youths to Shun Violence, Decries Insecurity in Rivers State

Dr Dakuku Peterside LAGOS AUGUST 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers State in the April 2015 election and Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration More...

By admin On Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Uduaghan Is Special Guest of Honour At 12th Editors’ Conference

Former Delta Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan LAGOS JULY 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, will be the Special Guest of Honour at the 12th edition of the All Nigeria Editors’ More...

By admin On Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Why Rivers State is hosting 2016 Editors’ Conference – Gov. Wike

Rivers State Governor, Wike LAGOS JULY 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-All is now set for the 12thedition of the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference (ANEC) holding from August 3-7 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State with the theme: More...