Tag archive for ‘South Africa’
By admin On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Xenophobia: Omo-Agege Condemns Brutal Attacks On Nigerians, Calls For Decisive Action

LAGOS SEPEMBER LAGOS SEPEMBER 4TH (URHOBOODAY) It is reported that the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has described the latest attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa by its citizens More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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Mugidi Hails Buhari Appointment Of Keyamo, Commend Okowa For Appointment Of Mathew Itsekiri

LAGOS AUGUST 14TH (UROBOTODAY)-President of South South Consultative Forum (SSCOF), Honourable Moses Mugidi has expressed his appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for the appointment of Barrister Festus More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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AFCON: Okowa Excited At Super Eagles Training, Promises $25, 000 Per Goal

LAGOS NOVEMBER 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Ahead of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match between Nigerian Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana football club of South Africa, Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

AFCON 2019 Qualifiers: Super Eagles Players Train In Asaba

LAGOS NOVEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Stand –in Captain Ahmed Musa and 21 other players trained at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on Tuesday evening as the Super Eagles stepped into gear for Saturday’s 2019 Africa More...

By admin On Friday, April 20th, 2018

Asaba Stadium Puts On New Look For African Athletics Championships

Ifeanyi Okowa LAGOS APRIL 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the Asaba 2018 African Athletics Championships has assured of staging a world-class event in August.Chairman of the LOC, Chief More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017

Three Nigerian ‘Yahoo Boys’ To Serve 235 Years In America

Nigeria Yahoo Boys LAGOS MAY 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Three Nigerian scammers who befriended many of their victims on dating sites have been slammed huge prison sentences by a Mississippi court after making tens of millions More...

By admin On Friday, April 7th, 2017

Nigeria Among Five African Nations To Join List Of Countries For ‘Global Critical Thinking Project’

LAGOS APRIL 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)- South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco, and Tunisia has been identified as world’s potential ‘Critical Thinking Hub’ and will join the league of a global list of countries drawn More...

By admin On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Africa Refiners Meet in South Africa, Reaffirm Pledge To Supply Clean Gasoline, Diesel

Africa Refiners LAGOS MARCH 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The 12-year-old African Refiners and Distributors Association (ARA), that held its annual conference in Cape Town this week, has reaffirmed its objective to produce More...

By admin On Friday, February 24th, 2017

Xenophobia: Protesters Vandalise, Shut Down MTN Head Office in Abuja

A general view of the headquarters of South Africa’s MTN Group in Johannesburg LAGOS FEBRUARY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Nigerian protesters vandalised the head office of South African mobile phone giant MTN More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Xenophobia: Nigeria Urges Africa Union To Intervene Over ‘South Africa Killings’

File Photo LAGOS FEBRUARY 21ST (URHOBOTODAY) – Nigeria on Monday urged the African Union to step in to stop what it said were “xenophobic attacks” on its citizens and other Africans in South Africa. The More...

By admin On Monday, December 12th, 2016

NDLEA Intercepts Hard Drugs worth N4bn at Lagos Airport Hidden in Hair Attachment

The bag of ephedrine LAGOS DECEMBER 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (retd) said that the Agency’s More...

By admin On Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Spanish Chef Nabbed with N14bn ‘Methamphetamine’ Concealed in Food Luggage

Spanish Chef, Richard Efetobore LAGOS DECEMBER 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos have intercepted methamphetamine More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Onuesoke Slams Decampee Politicians, Vows to Remain in PDP

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS DECEMBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has condemned the way and manner at which politicians defect from one party to the More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

‘Nigeria Entertainment Industry Generates $16bn in Gross Domestic Product’

Mr. Babatunde Fowler, the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS By Barth Ndego Mr. Babatunde Fowler, the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), who was recently More...

By admin On Saturday, October 8th, 2016

James Ibori May Regain Freedom in December

Chief James Ibori LAGOS OCOBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former governor of Delta State, James Onanefe Ibori will become a free man in December, after spending half of his jail term in prisons in the United Kingdom. Ibori More...

By admin On Saturday, October 8th, 2016

South African Anti-Apartheid Icon,Desmond Tutu Begs for Death

South African retired Anglican archbishop and anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu is pictured during a tea party held to mark his 85th birthday on October 7, 2016 in Cape Town. / AFP PHOTO / Rodger Bosch LAGOS OCTOBER More...

By admin On Friday, September 16th, 2016

Christ Embassy Pastor Commits Suicide After Mistakenly Sending His Manhood Picture to Church WhatsApp Group

Church members in mourning mood LAGOS SEPTEMBER 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Limpopo, South Africa pastor, simply identified as Pastor Letsego, has committed suicide. Letsego is of the Christ Embassy, a church founded by More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

How NDLEA Arrests Man with Hard Drug Worth N31m Hidden in Food Ingredients (PHOTOS)

abiodun israel banjo during arrest LAGOS SEPTEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Nigerian living in Pretoria, South Africa has been arrested with parcels of methamphetamine at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) More...

By admin On Monday, September 5th, 2016

Okowa to Partner South Africa on Diversification of Economy, Natural Gas Exploration

Okowa LAGOS SEPTEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said his administration will explore avenues to harness the more than 25 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in the state. The governor More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Oscar Pistorius to Serve 6 Years Imprisonment for Killing Girl Friend

Oscar Pistorius LAGOS JULY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years in prison Wednesday for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, with the judge who decided the punishment calling the double-amputee More...

By admin On Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

Kidnappers Demand $40m for Release of Sierra Leone Diplomat

IGP Ibrahim Idris LAGOS JULY 2ND (URHOBOTODAY) — Kidnappers in northwest Nigeria seized a diplomat from Sierra Leone on Friday and are demanding a $40 million ransom, that country’s information minister and More...

By admin On Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Friends Lured Me into Drug Trafficking, South African Lady Nab with 1.2kg of Cocaine Tuck in Brassiere Laments

Lekganyane Lerato tucked 1.2kg of cocaine in her breziere LAGOS JUNE 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Attempt by a South African lady to smuggle 1.210kg of white powdery substance that tested positive for cocaine to South Africa More...

By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2016

How Ayo Oritsejafor Ruins Christian Association of Nigeria- Olubunmi Okojie

Okojie LAGOS JANUARY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-In perhaps the most stinging criticism of the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), by a past leader of the body, the former Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, More...

By admin On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Nigeria slashes MTN N1.4Trillion Fine as Nigeria’s CEO, Michael Ikpoki, Resigns

LAGOS DECEMBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The MTN Group has released the statement below announcing the resignation of its Nigerian CEO just as the N1.4 trillion fine imposed on the company was slashed by the Nigerian Communications More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

MTN in Another Trouble, Fined $662,000 in Uganda

LAGOS NOVEMBER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Commercial court has ordered telecom giant MTN Uganda to pay a sum of Shs 2.3bn (about $662,000) in damages to EzeeMoney Limited for sabotaging its business. Justice Henry More...