Tag archive for ‘Itsekiri’
By admin On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

JUST IN: Delta APC Leader, Senator Frances Okpozo Passes On

Senator Frnacis Okpozo LAGOS DECEMBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Second Republic senator and chieftain of All Progressive Congress, APC, Senator Francis Spanner Okpozo is dead. Details of his death were still sketchy as More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Invited Dignitaries Boycott Olu Of Warri First Coronation Anniversary

Olu of Warri LAGOS DECEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Several invited dignitaries were on Monday conspicuously absent at the one year coronation anniversary of the Olu of Warri. The event held at Ode-Itsekiri ancestral More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Militancy: Itsekiri, Ijaw Groups Differ over Talks with FG

LAGOS AUGUST 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-An Ijaw group, Niger Delta Security Watch Organisation, NDSWO, has differed with the Warri Study Group, WSG, an Itsekiri group, over the latter’s denunciation of the purported More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Celebration of Delta @ 25 And Ifeanyi Okowa’s Blunder

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa (Centre) during the celebration of Delta @ 25 recently at Asaba, Delta State By Fejiro Oliver LAGOS AUGUST 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The celebration of Delta at 25 may have come and More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Itsekiri Urge FG to Deal with Those Fronting For Militants as Dialogue Group

Buhari LAGOS AUGUST 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government has been advised to be cautious of those parading themselves as Niger Delta stakeholders pressuring it to dialogue with them and those stoking the insurgency More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Ex- DESOPADEC Commissioner Hails Leaders’ Decision to Back Clark in Resolving N’Delta Crisis

Sir Keny Okolugbo LAGOS AUGUST 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A public affairs analyst and former Commissioner with the Delta State Oil Producing Communities Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Ken Okolugbo, has praised the More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Militancy: Community Leaders Urge N’Delta Greenland Justice Mandate to Cease Fire

LAGOS AUGUST 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Community leaders in upland oil producing area of Delta State have appealed to militant group under the aegis of Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate to dialogue with the Federal More...

By admin On Monday, August 15th, 2016

Oil Producing Communities Raise Alarm, Says Okowa is Killing DESOPADEC

Delta State Governor, Ddr Ifeanyi Okowa LAGOS AUGUST 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Oil producing communities in Delta State on Sunday raised an alarm that the state Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, is working underground to ground More...

By admin On Monday, July 11th, 2016

Itsekiri Leader, Okotie-Eboh Calls for the Scrapping of NDDC, N’Delta Ministry, DESOPADEC

Emmanuel Okotie-Eboh LAGOS JULY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A prominent Itsekiri leader and farmer in Delta State, Mr. Emmanuel Okotie- Eboh, has called for the scrapping of the Niger Delta Development Commission, the Ministry More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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Renewed Delta Hostilities: Acting The Script of Kaiama Declaration

By Its? Harvey ?se R?d?n LAGOS JUNE 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The Niger Delta region has returned to international headlines as the hotbed of violence less than one year that power has changed hands in Abuja. The bad More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

You are the Cause of My Problem with Buhari, Tompolo Accuses Ayiri Emami

Tompolo and Ayiri LAGOS MAY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Government Ekpemupolo, the Niger Delta militant declared wanted by the Nigerian authorities, has attributed his problems with the current government to Ayiri Emami, More...

By admin On Saturday, May 14th, 2016
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Itsekiri Leader, Ayiri Emami Dares N’Delta Avengers, Faults Okowa’s Silent

Ayiri LAGOS MAY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Frontline Niger Delta activist and Itsekiri leader, Chief Ayiri Emami dared dreaded Niger Delta Avengers whom he accused of not fighting for the interest of the region. Speaking More...

By admin On Sunday, March 6th, 2016

Olu of Warri Sues for Peace as American Firm Plans $50m Refinery in Koko

The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli LAGOS MARCH 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)- The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli, has called for the cooperation of Itsekiri youths and other stakeholders as an American firm plans to build a $50 More...

By admin On Sunday, January 31st, 2016

Crisis Looms in DESOPADEC over Issues of Salaries, Marginalisation of Urhobos

LAGOS JANUARY 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Unless the governor of Delta State Senator Ifeanyi Okowa in conjuction with the Delta State House of Assembly address the twin issues of staff salaries which is being paid on ethnic More...

By admin On Sunday, December 27th, 2015

Obstacles and Way Forward for Urhobo Nation

Dr Fred Latimore LAGOS DECEMBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-I begin by thanking our highly respected royal fathers who are the authentic custodians of our customs and tradition for taking proactive and timely decision of More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

DESOPADEC: Delta Police Arrest 11 Itsekiri’s Protesters, Coffin in Warri

LAGOS NOVEMBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than eleven protesters of Itsekiris indigenes were reported to have been arrested by the Delta police for protesting and disrupting activities at the premises of Delta More...

By admin On Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Urhobo Groups Urge Deltans to Shun Itsekiri’s Threat to Shut Down DESOPADEC

LAGOS OCTOBER 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Delta State Government and the good people of the state have been called upon to ignore the 7-days ultimatum and threat to shut down the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development More...

By admin On Saturday, September 19th, 2015

Itsekiris Announce Demise of Monarch, Name Godfrey Ikenwoli Emiko as Successor

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY) – The Itsekiris in Delta State have formally announced the passage of Ogiame Atuwatse II, the Olu of Warri. The ceremony, which was held at the Ode-Itsekiri (Big Warri), the More...

By admin On Friday, September 18th, 2015

New Olu of Warri May Be Name Tomorrow (Saturday)

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There were indications last night that the Olu Advisory Council of Warri Kingdom in Delta State may announce, tomorrow, the transition of the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atiwatse II. Palace More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Urhobo Progress Union To Establish Pan Urhobo Bank, to Woo Dangote, Other Investors

LAGOS JULY 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The President General of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Chief Joe Orode Omene has said that the union was working on a proposal to establish a pan Urhobo Bank. Chief Omene disclosed More...

By admin On Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Senator-Elect, Shehu Sani Urges Buhari to Scrap Amnesty Program for Ex-Militants

Shehu Sani LAGOS MAY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senator-elect for Kaduna Central, Mr Shehu Sani, has called on the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, to scrap the ongoing amnesty programme for ex-militants when More...

By admin On Friday, May 1st, 2015

Itsekiri Youth Leader, Ayiri Calls for Probe, Scraping of Amnesty Programme

Ayiri LAGOS MAY 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Controversial Itsekiri youth leader, Chief Ayiri Emami, has called on President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, to probe and scrap the multi-billion dollar Amnesty Programme designed More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
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Delta, A State with Two Capitals

Warri, commercial capital of Delta State By Mathias Iroro Orhero LAGOS APRIL 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-This discourse is meant to state certain facts and correct certain notions concerning Warri and Asaba, the two major More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Uduaghan Commiserates With The Edodos, Ajuyahs…Preaches Honesty Among Nigerians

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State signing the condolence register for Late Chief Popo Edodo for when the governor visited the Edodo’s family to commiserate with them in Warri yesterday. LAGOS APRIL 15TH More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Gas City Project: Ijaws, Itsekiris Sink Differences, Welcome Ground-Breaking Ceremony

LAGOS MARCH 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Ijaws and Itsekiris Wednesday in Asaba resolved their differences over the Gas City Project and appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to fix a date for the ground-breaking ceremony. Rising More...