Tag archive for ‘Port Harcourt’
By admin On Friday, July 29th, 2016

PDP Slams Justice Abang as Bias Judge, Insists Convention Will Hold

LAGOS JULY 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday, July 28, 2016 took a swipe at Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja for favouring Ali Modu Sheriff as chairman. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Congestion: Port Harcourt Prison Designs for 840 Inmates now Houses 3,824 Inmates

A typical Nigerian prison LAGOS MAY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Port-Harcourt prison in Rivers States designed for 840 inmates now housed no fewer 3,824 inmates with a total of 3422 inmates awaiting trial. The Prison More...

By admin On Monday, May 16th, 2016

Nigerians Groan as Food Stuff Prices Goes Up By 200%

LAGOS MAY 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-What is happening in Nigeria with respect to high cost prices of food stuff would make one to think back to Fela Kuti song titled, “ Suffering and smiling”. Rreally, Nigerians More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Kaduna, Warri, Port Harcourt Refineries to Re-Open February Ending

LAGOS FEBRUARY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said the country’s four refineries in Kaduna, Warri and Port Harcourt are expected to restart production before the end More...

By admin On Sunday, January 31st, 2016

Gunmen Kidnap Dickson’s Aide as Sister Spends 42 Days in Kidnappers’ Den

Seriake Dickson’s junior sister, Nancy LAGOS JANUARY 31ST (URHOBOODAY)-Gunmen on Sunday kidnapped an aide to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, Captain Henry Ungbuku (rtd). Ungbuku, who is the Special More...

By admin On Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

EFCC Storms Warri Based Water Bottling Coy in Search of Money ‘Stashed Underground’

LAGOS JANUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, have stormed the premises of a Warri-based water bottling company in search of More...

By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2016

Lassa Fever Kills Medical Doctor In Port-Harcourt

Wike,Rivers Governor LAGOS JANUARY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Panic and fear of the unknown on Thursday gripped doctors, nurses, medical personnel and patients of the Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital, old GRA, Port More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Kachikwu Suspects Sabotage as Port-Harcourt, Warri, Kaduna Refineries Shut Down

LAGOS NOVEMBER 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Port-Harcourt refinery in Rivers State which produces about 210,000 barrels of crude per day(bpd) has shut down, thus compounding the current fuel scarcity nation-wide. Group Managing More...

By admin On Saturday, November 7th, 2015

Agip’s Pipeline Oil Spill Kill 15 in Rivers State

LAGOS NOVEMBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Over 15 persons have been reported dead in Emago/Kugbo community in Abua/ Odual Local Government Area of Rivers State, following the recent oil spill that occurred in the area, More...

By admin On Friday, November 6th, 2015

Biafra Protest Rocks East: Protesters Take over Onitsha, Army take Over Port Harcourt Streets (PHOTOS)

Biafra protesters block Onitsha bridge as soldiers retreat LAGOS NOVEMBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Report just coming in according to eyewitnesses is that Youths have taken over the Onitsha head Bridge as we speak now. The More...

By admin On Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Port Harcourt Residents Exhume Buried Frozen Chicken Seized By Custom (PHOTOS)

LAGOS NOVEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-What happened in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State recently is a great revelation of the starvation in the country. Men, women and children were spotted struggling among themselves to More...

By admin On Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Five Dead as Explosion Rocks Port Harcourt

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-About five persons are feared dead in a gas explosion that occurred at a place they sell gas on Eliozu area of Port Harcourt. Details at press time were hazy. The Rivers state More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Anti-Buhari’s Protest Rocks River State

Anti-Buhari’s protesters on the street of Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Monday….. LAGOS AUGUST 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Report reaching Urhobotoday an online medium revealed that Rivers State youths in their More...

By admin On Monday, August 3rd, 2015

NPFL: Sharks Humble Warri Wolves in Port Harcourt

Warri Wolves Football Club LAGOS AUGUST 2015 (URHOBOTODAY)-The damage was done in the first half as goals by Frederick Obomate and Chiamaka Madu set the tone for the win and although Kufre Ebong pulled one back More...

By admin On Friday, June 5th, 2015

Rivers Govt Bans Consumption of ‘Ogogoro’ as Dog Meat, Ogogoro Death Toll Rises to 32

LAGOS JUNE 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Rivers State government has banned the consumption of local gin popularly called Ogogoro, following the death of about 32 persons, 15 from Bonny Island and Woji in Obio/Akpor Local More...

By admin On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Biafra Radio Station Hits Nigerian Airwaves Pitching North, West against N’Delta

LAGOS MAY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria – A strange radio station ‘Radio Biafra’ has has hit the airwaves in Rivers State with a dial of 88.0 Fm Channel out of an unknown location. The location of More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

APC Raises Alarm, Says Jonathan is Setting Traps for Buhari

By Nwaorgu Faustinus LAGOS MAY 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Out-going President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, has been accused of setting traps for the incoming Government of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) by embarking on unnecessary More...

By admin On Monday, March 30th, 2015

Official INEC Result: PDP Takes Early Lead in Nine States

LAGOS MARCH 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Peoples Democratic Party candidate for the 2015 Presidential Election, incumbent President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has taken an early lead in released results from eight state More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

APC Fingers NDDC Chief, Rivers REC over Attempt to Rig Election for Jonathan, Wike

Goodluck Jonathan and Nyesom Wike LAGOS MARCH 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted the public on efforts being made by President Goodluck Jonathan to use More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Peterside Calls Off Rally in Honour of Okrika Gun Attack Victims

Dakuku Peterside LAGOS FEBRUARY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Rivers State, Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, has called off his planned campaign tour of Ogu/Bolo local government More...

By admin On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Bombs Rock Three Rivers Courts as Judiciary Workers Suspends Strike

LAGOS FEBRUARY 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Barely 48 hours after the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria declared the suspension of the eight-month-old strike in Rivers State, unknown persons have bombed three separate High More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Rivers Wear New Look as Buhari Flags Off Presidential Campaign in Port Harcourt

(L-R) Gen Mohammadu Buhari and Hon Rotimi Amaechi LAGOS 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State, is wearing a new look for today’s commencement of All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential More...

By admin On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Ebola: Don’t Panic, Amaechi Assures Rivers Residents of Safety

Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi LAGOS AUGUST 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Following the outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, Governor Rotimi Amaechi has told residents More...

By admin On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Panic in Port Harcourt over Confirmation of Two Ebola Cases

LAGOS AUGUST 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria’s Health Minister, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, has announced two new cases of the deadly Ebola disease in Port Harcourt, River State. He named a physician, Dr. Ikechukwu More...

By admin On Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Muslims and the Sting of Boko Haram

Boko Haram Leader, Shekau By John Dania LAGOS AUGUST 14TH (URHOBOTODAY0-So much ado about the violent sect in Nigeria, Boko haram, I would rather say is overrated. No doubt, they have caused havoc in Nigeria and More...