Tag archive for ‘Urhobo’
By admin On Saturday, November 10th, 2018
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Urhobos Still Waiting For Buhari To Fulfill Pledges -Chief Barovbe

Olorogun Johnson Barovbe Chief Johnson Modika Barovbe is an Urhobo leader, astute businessman, educationist, philanthropist and proprietor of the prestigious Westminster College Lagos. He is a triple chief with More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Army Denies Killing Nine Aladja Indigenes Despite Provocation

LAGOS OCTOBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Army 6 Division has denied the allegations that soldiers from the 3 Battalion in Effurun shot dead nine persons in Aladja community during its renewed clash with Ogbe-Ijoh More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Application Of Deities In Dispute Resolution: Uwheru As Case Study

By Young Erhiurhoro LAGOS OCTOBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Before the advent of Christianity and modern education in Urhobo land, the Urhobo people like other ethnic groups in Nigeria evolved different means of resolving More...

By admin On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Urhobo Indigene, Edirin Okoloko Appointed Judge In Washington, USA

Justice Edirin Okolokolo LAGOS OCTOBER 21ST (URHOBOODAY)-A United state governor, Jay Inslee governor of Washington state, has appointed a Nigerian, Edirin Okoloko, to Snohomish County Superior Court. “Edirin More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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Udu Women Protest Allocation Of Police Station Under Burutu Area Command

LAGOS OCTOBER 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Massive protest has erupted in Otor-Udu, Headquarters of Udu Local Government Area of Delta State over allocation of Udu Police Station under Burutu Police Area Command. They are More...

By admin On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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Clark Warns Oshiomole Against Imposing Uduaghan As APC Candidate In Delta South

Clark LAGOS OCTOBER 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Foremost Ijaw and Niger Delta leader, Chief Edwin Clark JP, has called on the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomohle not to impose former More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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Right Of Reply: Omo-Agege Has No Post, Onokpasa Should Read More- Emerhor O’tega

By Young Erhiurhoro LAGOS SEPTEMBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-In a swift reaction to a publication authored by one Barr. Jesutega Onokpasa against the name and personality of Olorogun O’tega Emerhor with the title, More...

By admin On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Its Time UPU Intercede In Omo-Agege, O’tega And Ogboru Fracas

Omo-Agege, O’tega and Ogboru when the going was good By Young Erhiurhoro LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The 2019 general elections’ political stage is now fully set for the fourthcoming political More...

By admin On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Delta APC Sinks Deeper As O’tega, Omo-Agege Wash Their ‘Dirty Clothes’ In Public

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The crisis plaguing Delta State All Progressive Party (APC) seems to be getting worst every day. One taught as the general election gets closer both warring factions would have More...

By admin On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Okowa Receives 5,000 APC Defectors In Ughelli, Predicts Smooth Victory For PDP

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than five thousand Politicians, on Wednesday, decamped from the All Progressive Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in Ughelli, Delta State. Delta  More...

By admin On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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Why Delta APC Elders, Leaders Purchase Senatorial Nomination Form For Emerhor O’tega

Delta APC Leader, Olorogun Emerhor O’tega (centre) addressing the mammoth crowd at his country home during the presentation of Senatorial Nomination Form to him by Delta State APC leaders and elders recently…. By More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Prof Nabofa: A Prototype Of Urhobo Culture

Professor Nabofa By Young Erhiurhoro LAGOS AUGUST 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-On Friday August 10, 2018, a heroic and iconic Uwheru personality, a Professor of Religious Studies, a thinker and philosopher of Urhobo Studies, More...

By admin On Saturday, August 11th, 2018
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When UNIBAN Honours Late Urhobo Academician, Prof Young Nabofa

Prof Young Nabofa LAGOS AUGUST 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-As part of the final rites of passage on the late Professor Michael Young Nabofa, a renowned professor of Religious Studies and a world acclaimed scholar and author, More...

By admin On Monday, July 30th, 2018
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Cultural Analysis Of Ten Common Perquisites For Creation Of New Kingdom In Urhoboland

By Young Erhiurhoro LAGOS JULY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-In this article according to the topic of discussion, I want to unravel ten common prerequisites or cultural requirements needed to create new kingdoms from the More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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Mythology Of Right Hand And Its Significant In Urhobo Culture

LAGOSJULY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY))-Today, we want to look at the beliefs, customs and traditions, the culture of the Urhobo people attached to the right hand and its cultural significance to modern living in Urhobo More...

By admin On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Urhobo Community Sues BEDC Over Seven-Month Blackout

LAGOS JULY 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The people of Edhe Muoyavwe community in Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State, have dragged the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) to court over what More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Urhobo Youths Urge Okowa To Implement Panel Report On Aladja/Ogbe-Ijoh Crisis

LAGOS JULY 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Urhobo youths have enjoined the Delta State Government to implement the Panel of Enquiry report on the disputed issue between Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh to bring the crisis to an end. Speaking More...

By admin On Monday, July 9th, 2018
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Politics Of Calumny In Delta APC: Emerhor O’Tega Versus The Intruders

LAGOS JULY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-I’m writing this short piece as my personal opinion and comments on the internal politics of calumny currently rocking the APC boat as a political party in Nigeria. This political More...

By admin On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Evwreni Kingdom Sets To Celebrate New Yam Festival With Fanfare

By Young Erhiurhobo LAGOS JULY 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The ancient Evwreni Kingdom in Ughelli North LGA of Delta state is set to celebrate this year’s new yam festival from July 9th to July 15th, 2018 in grand More...

By admin On Thursday, June 28th, 2018
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Delta APC Leadership Tussle: Who Are The Falcons And Falconers

By Young Erhiurhoro LAGOS JUNE 28 (URHOBOTODAY)-For some time now, to be precised, from the pre-congress season till this very moment in Delta state, it is a thug of war between the falcons and falconers of the More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Taiga, Urhobo Monarchs, Others Visit Buhari, Demand For Restructuring, Appointments (PHOTOS)

Ohworode of Olomu (Centre) flanked by President Buhari by he left and Olorogun Moses Taiga by the right with other delegates during the visit of Urhobo leaders to Aso Rock LAGOS JUNE 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President More...

By admin On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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The Mischievous Attack to Undermine Urhobo Leadership Is Unacceptable

President-General of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Worldwide, Olorogun Moses Taiga By Onoawarie Edevbie LAGOS JUNE 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A friend called over the last weekend to tell me of a newspaper account in the More...

By admin On Saturday, June 9th, 2018
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Delta: Season Of Omuru And Omuta

By Francis Ewherido LAGOS JUNE 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Yes, politics is here and you are formally welcomed to the season of omuru (misbehavior) and omuta (loose talks). Nowhere is this more rampart than in my beloved More...

By admin On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Reviving Urhobo Cultural Festival hrough Modern Technology (Part 11)

By Young Erhuirhobo LAGOS JUNE 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-This is the second and concluding part of my first article on the above topic. The first part of the article was devoted to highlighting about the general importance More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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Glamour As Urhobo Historical Society Holds 11th Annual Conference, Honours Patrons (PHOTOS)

L-R UPU PG, Oloru Moses Taiga, Ovie of Umiaghwa-Abraka Kingdom , HRM, Lucky Ochuko Ararile, Awaeke 1,Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom, HRM, Ovie Richard Layeguen. Ogbon and Chief Edeh Dafinon LAGOS MAY 30th (URHOB)- There More...