Tag archive for ‘Asaba’
By admin On Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Gunmen Kill Delta Councillorship Candidate, Abduct Two

LAGOS JANUARY 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A councillorship candidate in the forthcoming March 6 2021 Local Government Council elections in Delta State, Hon. Ofa Eliot, has been murdered by gunmen. Though the facts surrounding More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

Yuletide Tragedy: Car Crushes Nursing Mother, Three Others To Death In Delta

LAGOS DECEMBER 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A yet-to-be-identified nursing mother has been reportedly crushed to death by a suspected internet fraudster (Yahoo boy) along DLA road in Asaba, Delta State. An eyewitness told More...

By admin On Sunday, December 27th, 2020

Delta 2021 : Protesters Besiege Asaba Over Creation Of Wards, Imposition Of Candidates

LAGOS DECEMBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Protesting teams stormed Asaba, the Delta State capital on Tuesday, to protest in opposition to the creation of political wards and imposition of Chairmanship candidates for the More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

Two Disco Staff Electrocuted In Asaba

LAGOS DECEMBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Two yet-to-be identified employees of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company have been electrocuted in Asaba, the Delta State capital. PUNCH Metro gathered that the victims More...

By admin On Monday, December 14th, 2020

Police Arrest Patani LGA Chairman For Allegedly Invading Delta Commissioner’s Home

Handcuffed Patani LGA Chairman, Perez under arrest…. LAGOS DECEMBER 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chairman of Patani Local Government Area of Delta State, Perez Omoun, has been arrested by the Delta State Police More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 8th, 2020

FG To Construct 2,000 Housing Units In Delta State, Acquires Land, Other Infrastructures

LAGOS DECEMBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-In what will come as good news to the people of Delta state, the Federal Government is partnering with some experts through the Ministry of Works and Housing to build about 2000 More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Prominent Asaba Chief, Emma Okocha Passes On

LAGOS DECEMBER 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-A notable traditional chief in Asaba Kingdom of.Delta State, Emma Okocha, is dead, Ekohotblog has learnt. Okocha, a journalist and renowned writer, was said to have passed on Monday More...

By admin On Friday, November 27th, 2020

Court Strikes Out Application For Late Ogbe Onokpite Enforcement Of Fundamental Right

Late Ogbe Onokpite LAGOS NOVEMBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta state has dismissed the motion of application for the enforcement of fundamental right to life of Late Chief Ogbe More...

By admin On Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

Asaba Court Convicts Ex-Access Bank Staff Defrauding Delta State Of N9m

LAGOS NOVEMBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Justice T. B. Adegoke of the Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State has fixed November 30, 2020 for sentencing of Onus Osagie Amahian, a former staff of Access Bank who More...

By admin On Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

No Plan To Ban Keke, Okada Operations In Asaba-Delta Govt

LAGOS NOVEMBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta Government on Friday said it was not planning to ban commercial tricycle (Keke) and motorcycle (Okada) operations in Asaba. Mrs Joan Mrakpor, Director-General, Delta State More...

By admin On Sunday, November 15th, 2020

#EndSARS: Delta Online Publishers Warn Against Censorship Of Social Media

LAGOS NOVEMBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Members of the Delta Online Publishers Forum (DOPF) have added their voices to the call on the Federal Government to exercise restraint in it’s ploy to clamp down on the social More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Delta Taskforce Officials Allegedly Chase Okada Rider To Death In Asaba

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Task Force officials from the Delta State Ministry of Transportation in Asaba, Delta state have reportedly chased a yet-to-be identified Okada rider to death. WITHIN NIGERIA learnt More...

By admin On Sunday, September 13th, 2020

Group Urges ICPC To Investigate Corruption Allegations In FG Technical College, Asaba

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC) has been asked to beam the anti-corruption searchlight on the Federal College of Education (Technical) More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

Non-Payment Of Entitlements: Protesting Retirees Shut Delta Govt House

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State primary school teachers and local government retirees on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest over what they called non-payment of their gratuities and pensions entitlements More...

By admin On Saturday, September 5th, 2020

Delta Police Arrest Nollywood Director, Security Guard Over Alleged Murder Of A Lady

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Police in Delta State has arrested one Nonso Ekene, a Nollywood Director and a security guard, Mr Isaac Sunday, in connection with the murder of a 36 years old lady, Miss Obiageli More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

Commissioner Flushes Destitutes, Mentally Challenged From Delta Street

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Commissioner for Women Affairs, Community and Social Development Mrs Flora Alatan has reiterated the need for a more conducive and secure Delta state. The commissioner More...

By admin On Friday, August 21st, 2020

Gunmen Kill Civil Servant In Asaba Pub

LAGOS AUGUST 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The victim, who is a civil servant, was shot dead by gunmen on Wednesday at a pub. There is currently apprehension in Asaba, Delta State, following the killing of a middle-aged man More...

By admin On Sunday, August 9th, 2020

Gunmen Kidnap Delta Council Chairman, Shoot Driver In Warri GRA

LAGOS AUGUST 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Gunmen on Saturday evening kidnapped the Chairman of Warri North Local Government Area, Amb. Aduge Okorodudu. The kidnappers reportedly attacked the Delta LG chairman and shot his More...

By admin On Thursday, August 6th, 2020

COVID-19: Okowa Flags Off Free Food Distribution For Less Privilege In Delta

LAGOS AUGUST 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, on Wednesday, said his administration would continue to partner the private sector and individuals in mitigating the debilitating effects of COVID-19 More...

By admin On Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Relocated Asaba Traders Lament Flooding Menace In ‘Okowa Market’

LAGOS AUGUST 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Perennial flooding menace at the new market in Oko Quarters in Asaba for the relocated Abraka market traders is currently causing discomfort for the traders. The traders of the new More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

Bullion Van Robbers Who Killed Four Policemen In Ebonyi State, Arrested In Delta

LAGOS AUGUST 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A crack team of Police detectives have arrested seven armed robbers, including a serving and a dismissed Soldier for alleged involvement in the robbery of a bullion van in Abakaliki, More...

By admin On Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Delta Returns 15-year-Old Girl Trafficked For Child Prostitution To Akwa Ibom

File Photo LAGOS AUGUST 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Delta State Government has returned a 15-year-old girl trafficked for child prostitution to her family in Akwa Ibom State. The victim was on April 9, 2020, found in More...

By admin On Saturday, August 1st, 2020

Panic As Four People Mysteriously Die In A Newly Rented Flat In Asaba

Scene of the tragic incident in Asaba LAGOS AUGUST 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-At least four persons have reportedly died in a newly rented apartment in Reachman Estate, beside AGGS School, Asaba. The incident happened yesterday.  More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

Delta Govt Transforms Criminal Hideout To Farmers’ Market, Gardens

LAGOS JULY 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Government on Wednesday inaugurated a farmers’ market and two gardens built at a hitherto notorious criminal hideout in Asaba, the state capital. The projects were sited More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

Robbers Shot Dead Asaba Court Security Guard, Cart Away Milkano Generator

LAGOS JULY 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Tragedy struck in Asaba, capital of Delta State on Sunday morning when a gang of armed men shot dead a security man along the popular High Court Road, Asaba, Delta State. Daily Independent More...