Tag archive for ‘Ughelli’
By admin On Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Delta: Thieves in Army Camouflage Burgle Ughelli Union Bank, Cart Away N25m

LAGOS NOVEMBER 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Thieves suspected to be armed robbers dressed Army camouflage at the weekend stormed a branch of Union Bank in Ughelli and carted away N25 million. Our source revealed that  More...

By admin On Monday, October 24th, 2016

Protesting Ndokwa Youths Hold Delta SSG Hostage over Menace of Fulani Herdsmen

Delta State SSG, Ovie Agas LAGOS OCTOBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Secretary to the State Government of Delta, Mr Festus Ovie Agas, is currently being held hostage by some protesting youths from Osissa community in the More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Top Commander of N’Delta Greenland Justice Mandate Nab With His Four Foot Soldiers

LAGOS OCTOBER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A top commander of the Urhobo/Isoko militant group, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM), has been nabbed by the operatives of the Joint Task Force (JTF) in the oil-rich More...

By admin On Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Delta: Sixty Years Old Mman Committed Suicide Over Hunger in Ughelli

LAGOS OCTOBER 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A 60-year-old man in Ughelli north local government area of Delta state has committed suicide, citing his inability to feed and provide for his immediate family as reasons for his More...

By admin On Monday, September 26th, 2016

Urhobo Women Barricade East-West Road, Protest Army Intimidation, Arrest of Indigenes

Women protesting at East-Wwest Road,Ughelli axis yesterday LAGOS SEPTEMBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Scores of women from Iwhre-Nene community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State yesterday blocked a side More...

By admin On Monday, September 26th, 2016

N’Delta: Army Officers Fingered In Oil Rackets, Extortion of Truck Owners

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Events surrounding a recent seizure of three fuel laden Mack tankers by army men of 3rd Battalion stationed at Warri, Delta State, their consequent alleged attempt at extorting More...

By admin On Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Delta: Two Fulani Tanker Drivers Arrested Over Kidnap of SARS Police Officer

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Two suspects have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping a police officer attached to the Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Delta state Police Command. The SARS officer identified More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Muslims In Delta Celebrate Low-key Eid-el-Kabir

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A seemingly desolate environments and high cost of food items, yesterday, greeted Eid-el-Kabir Muslims’ celebration across Delta state. With few tricycle riders in Asaba, it More...

By admin On Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Operation Crocodile Smile: Food, Transportation Crises Hit Delta, Bayelsa

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)—Several riverine communities, including Oporoza and Ogulagha in Delta State, and Ezetu, Aggeh and others in Bayelsa State, have been struck by food and transportation crises More...

By admin On Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Operation Crocrodile Smile: Soldiers Arrest Suspected Criminals in Ughelli Raid

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Reports reaching Urhobotoday revealed that Operation Crocodile Smile launched recently by Nigeria Army in Delta state has started yielding result with arrest of suspected criminals More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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Urhobo Militants Declare ‘Operation Crocodile Tears’, Blow Up Oil Pipeline

LAGOS AUGUST 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-At a time when Niger Delta Avengers have declared an end to attacks in the region, an Urhobo militant group, Niger Delta Greenland Justice Movement, NDGJM, has on Tuesday blown up More...

By admin On Friday, August 5th, 2016

Transcorp Suspends N320bn Power plant Due to Gas Scarcity

LAGOS AUGUST 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Transnational Corporation of Nigeria, Transcorp Plc has suspended plans to build one of the nation’s biggest power plants as local gas shortage makes it difficult to obtain fuel More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Prominent Nigerians Bade Felix Ibru Farewell as He Joins His Ancestors Today

Olorogun Felix IbruDelta State,Governor,Senator,Asaba, LAGOS AUGUST 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Prominent Nigerians including the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Chief James Ibori, Dr. Emmanuel More...

By admin On Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Delta: Pandemonium as Gunmen Invade Ughelli legislative chambers, injure Nine Councilors

LAGOS JULY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Nine persons on Thursday sustained various degrees of injury following an invasion by a gang of armed hoodlums who invaded the legislative chambers of the Ughelli South local government More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Delta: Angry Mob Burn Suspected Serial Ritualist, Rapist Alive in Ughelli

LAGOS JUNE 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Angry mob this morning set ablaze a young man suspected to be a serial ritual killer and rapist. Attempt by the police and local vigilante to whisk the suspect away was futile More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

How Vigilante Recover Corpse of Kidnapped Warri College of Education Lecturer in Shallow Grave

Shallow grave where Isaac Dittimiya was buried by his abductrors LAGOS MAY 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The corpse of a lecturer in College of Education, Warri , Delta State, Mr Isaac Dittimiya, abducted February 15th, More...

By admin On Friday, May 13th, 2016

Delta: Starving Villagers Cry Out for Help as Oil Spill Ravage Urhobo Community of Otor-Edo (PHOTOS)

LAGOS MAY 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The people of Urhobo community of Otor-Edo, Ughelli South local government area OF Delta State has appealed to Delta State government, private organizations, religious organizations More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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Delta State: Nigeria Police Helpless as Hoodlums Kill, Rob, Kidnap Ughelli Residents on Daily Basis

IGP Solomon Arase LAGOS MAY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Residents of once peaceful Ughelli community of Ughelli-North LGA, Delta State are gripped with palpable fear following incessant kidnappings, armed robbery and More...

By admin On Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Delta: How Ughelli Lawyer, Okoriko Escapes from Kidnappers Den in Oghara Forest

IGP Solomon Arase LAGOS MAY 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-We have heard of kidnapped victims gaining freedom through assistant of security agents or payment of huge ransom to their abductors. But Barr. John Okoriko, an Ughelli More...

By admin On Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Unknown Gunmen Kill PDP Chieftain in Delta

IGP Solomon Arase LAGOS APRIL 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-A five man gang of suspected assassins on Wednesday night shot dead a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in cold blood at Ughelli, Delta State. The victim, More...

By admin On Friday, April 1st, 2016

Vanguard Correspondent, Ahon, Ominimini, Jaro Egbo, Itihwe, Others knighted in Ughelli

Bishop of the Ughelli Diocese, Delta State, Rt. Rev. Cyril Odutemu By Omamuzo Efidhere LAGOS APRIL 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-At least 23 persons, including Vanguard’s correspondent, Comrade Festus Ahon, Chief Jaro Egbo, More...

By admin On Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Easter: DESOPADEC Managing Director, Makinde Urges Deltans to Emuliate Virutes of Forgiveness,Self-Sacrifice

Makinde LAGOS MARCH 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-As Christians celebrate Easter today, the Managing Director of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) Olorogun Williams Makinde, has called More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Delta: Enraged Family Kill Man for Killing His Brother in Ughelli

Delta State Commissioner of Police, Usman Alkali LAGOS MARCH 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A man identified as Opipi Ajomo, who allegedly killed his younger brother, Eravwokpo Ajomo, over sharing of their father’s plot of More...

By admin On Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Delta: Protesting Motorcyclists over High Cost of Tickets Shut Down Ughelli

By Ibebe Rufus LAGOS JANUARY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Commercial activities in the every busy town of Ughelli, Ughelli North Local Government Area, of Delta State was grounded as Hundreds of Commercial Motorcyclist More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Delta:Police Kill Robbery Suspect, Arrest Two others in Ughelli

Delta-State-Commissioner-of-Police-Alkali-Usman LAGOS DECEMBER 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Police authorities in Delta state have confirmed the killing of a robbery suspect and the arrest of two others after a gun battle More...