Tag archive for ‘Benin’
By admin On Wednesday, August 11th, 2021

Urhobo, Benin Bond Strengthened As Urhobotoday Publisher Gives Out Daughter

The new couple. LAGOS AUGUST 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It was a display of class, culture and fashion on Sunday as family, friends and well-wishers thronged out in their numbers to celebrate with the families of Veteran More...

By admin On Friday, May 7th, 2021

Itsekiri People Protest Against Police Interference In Olu Of Warri Crisis

LAGS MAY 7TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Hundreds of Itsekiri people on Friday stormed the Zone 5 Police command in Benin to protest continued police involvement in the crisis rocking the Olu of Warri stool. Armed with placards More...

By admin On Friday, March 12th, 2021

A Brief Walk Into The History Of Urhobo Ethnic Group Of Nigeria

LAGOS MARCH 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Urhobo people are major inhabitants of Delta State, bounded by the Isoko people to the South East; by the Itsekiris to the West; by the Ijaws to the South, and by the Ukwuani More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 29th, 2020

Six-Year-Old Girl Abducted In Abraka Found Roaming In Benin Street

LAGOS DECEMBER 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-six-year-old girl, simply identified as Courage, who was kidnapped in Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, has been found in Benin City, Edo State, after More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

How Unenurhie Was Relegated To The Background In Urhobo Nation

By Young Erhiurhoro LAGOS MAY 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Without doubt, since the pro-independence political testings of Nigeria’s democracy till date, there had been social injustice, political marginalization, More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Delta Governor: Okowa, Ogboru Get Final Judgment Today

LAGOS JANUARY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta state governor and candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa would know his fate tomorrow whether he is the authentic winner of the February 2019 More...

By admin On Sunday, November 17th, 2019

Anaughe Confirms Court Declaration Of Oharisi As Winner Of Ughelli North Constituency II Election

LAGOS NOVEMBER 17TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Moses Anaughe has confirmed that the Court of Appeal sitting in Benin, Edo State has confirmed Hon. Eric Oharisi of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of Ughelli More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Warri Medical Doctor Warns On Dangers Of Drinking Cold Water

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Warri-based Pediatrician, Dr Ovo Ogbinaka, on Tuesday in Benin cautioned against excessive consumption of cold water due to its adverse effects on human health. Ogbinaka, More...

By admin On Monday, June 10th, 2019

How ‘Special Panel’ Of Appeal Court Rescued Omo-Agege To Position Him For DSP Position

LAGOS JUNE 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Fresh facts emerged at the weekend how a specially assembled panel of the Court of Appeal Justices was imposed on the Benin Division of the Federal Court of Appeal with a mandate to More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Ogboru Suffers Another Defeat As A’Court Strikes Out Candidacy Nullification Appeal

LAGOS APRIL 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin, Edo State today struck out Chief Great Ogboru’s joinder appeal challenging the Asaba High court judgment of March 18th, 2019 which nullified More...

By admin On Monday, September 17th, 2018

Odion’Rode Of Evwreni Kingdom Celebrates Marriage In Grand Style

By Young Erhiurhoro LAGOS SEPTEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It was celebration of royalties of mixed cultures between Evwreni Kingdom and Benin Kingdom as the Odion’Rode of Evwreni Kingdom, His Highness, Ebruphiyor More...

By admin On Friday, February 10th, 2017

EFCC Recovers $9.2m In Former -NNPC Director’s Home

LAGOS FEBRUARY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Mr Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday told a committee of the House of Representatives that $9.2 million and 750,000 More...

By admin On Sunday, October 9th, 2016

Two Nigerian Army Personnel Indicted in kidnap of CBN Governor’s Wife

Margret Emefiele LAGOS OCTOBER 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Two Nigerian Army personnel have been indicted in the kidnap saga of the wife of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria. A report monitored in Premium Times had More...

By admin On Monday, September 26th, 2016

N’Delta: Army Officers Fingered In Oil Rackets, Extortion of Truck Owners

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Events surrounding a recent seizure of three fuel laden Mack tankers by army men of 3rd Battalion stationed at Warri, Delta State, their consequent alleged attempt at extorting More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Residents Panic Over Heavy Military Presence in Warri

LAGOS AUGUST 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There was a widespread apprehension among residents of Warri and its environs in Delta State on Monday, following the deployment of troops and equipment in the ongoing military training More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Adieu Stephen Keshi

Stephen Keshi LAGOS JUNE 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Nigerian football icon Stephen Okechukwu Keshi died suddenly in the early hours of Wednesday in Benin City, Edo state. The former international football player and coach More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Delta Gov Election :Appeal Court President Denies Report of Sack of Five Judges

President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa LAGOS DECEMBER 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa [above], has refuted an online report that she sacked a five-man More...

By admin On Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Delta:Retired Civil Servant, Wife Nab Writing WASSCE for Their Children in Asaba

IGP Solomon Arase LAGOS SEPTEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-One Fredrick Omorieve, a retired federal civil servant and his wife, Evelyn Omorieve, have been arrested by officers of the Delta State Police Command in Asaba, More...

By admin On Sunday, September 6th, 2015

World Bank Ranks Nigeria as One of World’s Worst Business Destinations

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Despite improving five steps on its ranking last year, Nigeria emerged one of the worst business destinations, the 2015 World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ranking has showed. Nigeria More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

How Urhobos Can Realise Governorship Quest

LAGOS MARCH 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Urhobo is the largest ethnic group in Delta State which homogenically occupies a senatorial district, parts of Delta south and Bayelsa State. Urhobo are industrious, accommodative, More...

By admin On Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Leaders Meet in Paris, Declare ‘Total War’ on Boko Haram

President Goodluck Jonthan (Right) with world leaders during a conference in Paris on Boko Haram menance LAGOS MAY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY) – West African leaders on Saturday agreed to work together to wage “total More...

By admin On Monday, May 12th, 2014

Boko Haram Offers to Swap Kidnapped Girls for Prisoners

Boko Haram Leader Shekau LAGOS MAY 12TH (URHOBOTODAY) The leader of the Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram has said he will release more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by his fighters last month in exchange More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Ferguson Ajiroghene Onwo: The Towering Profile of a Political Colossus

Chief Ferguson Ajiroghene Onwo By Palmer Ogheneyole Nathaniel LAGOS MAY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Hon. Chief Fegurson A. Onwon is a man of many parts. A political Scientist, Community Leader, Public Administrator and a More...

By admin On Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

Group Calls for Reversal of Appointment of New Delta State Speaker

Delta State Speaker Peter Onwusanya LAGOS MAY 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Group under the aegis of Civil Liberties Movement(CLM} has petitioned the The Attorney General and Federal Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Disgrace: Delta Journalists Fight over ‘Brown Envelop”

LAGOS FEBRUARY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It was a tug of war yesterday in Sapele, Delta State when the Urhobo Political Forum (UPF), Sapele Chapter hosted the National body of the pressure group as Journalists threw caution More...