Tag archive for ‘Military’
By admin On Friday, September 12th, 2014

Bama Women, Children ‘Dying’ of Hunger as Boko Haram Tightens Grip on Town

Widows-Orphans-governor-shettima-after-Bama-killings-Borno-state LAGOS SEPTEMBER 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Thousands of women and children stranded in Bama, one of the towns seized by Boko Haram in Borno State, are dying More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

B’Haram: 480 Nigerian Soldiers Flee to Cameroon, It’s tactical Says DHQ

LAGOS AUGUST 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than 480 Nigerian soldiers have fled into Cameroon following fierce fighting with Boko Haram insurgents. The Cameroonian Army Spokesman, Lt Col Didier Badjek, who confirmed More...

By admin On Sunday, August 24th, 2014

2015 General Election and Polarization of Boko Haram Insurgency

By Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe. Many thanks to the “Red Berets Movement” in Nigeria for championing the “Bring Back Our Girls” global awareness which has attracted the attention and subsequent positive response More...

By admin On Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Yar’Adua’s ADC, Onoyiveta Faces Retirement over Alleged Multi-Billion Naira Fraud

LAGOS JULY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Aide de Camp (ADC) to late President Umaru Yar’Adua Brigadier-General Mustapha Onoyiveta was Monday relieved of his appointment as Chief of Staff to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. More...

By admin On Thursday, June 19th, 2014

National Dialogue: A Panacea for Growth and Development

By Prof. Godini G. Darah Introduction: The National Conference convened in Abuja on March 17, 2014, is the 17th of such exercises in Nigeria since 1914 when Nigeria was amalgamated into a single country by the More...

By admin On Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Jonathan Raises Alarm over Activities of Int’l Terrorism, Says its Threatening Gains of Democracy

President Goodluck Jonathan By Oghenekevwe Laba LAGOS MAY 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Goodluck Jonathan has raised the alarm over terrorists activities in Nigeria, saying the gains of the past 15 years of interupted More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Chibok Girls: British Spy Plane Breaks Down in Senegal

British spy plane, The Senitel grounded in Senegal on his way to Nigeria LAGOS MAY 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Britain’s Ministry of Defence on Monday said that a spy plane sent to help in the search for the Chibok schoolgirls More...

By admin On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Onuesoke Lambasts Nyako over Genocide Memo to Northern Governors

Hon Sunny Onuesoke By Oghenekevwe Laba LAGOS APRIL 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship aspirant in 2007 general election, Chief Sunny Onuesoke slammed Adamawa State Governor, More...

By admin On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Uduaghan, Ayiri Blame JTF over Increasing Crude Oil Theft

Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan LAGOS APRIL 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State governor Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has blamed the security agencies in the Niger Delta, especially the Joint Task Force’s “Operation Pulo Shield,” More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Abuja Bombing: Military, SSS Aware Of Boko Haram Gathering in FCT Border Areas

LAGOS APRIL 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Barely 24 hours after the deadly bombings of Nyanya Motor Park by suspected Boko Haram members, a credible military source today told SaharaReporters that members of the sect are More...

By admin On Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

CONFAB: Darah Advocates Resource Control, Power Decentralisation

LAGOS MARCH 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Prof. Gordini Darah, a delegate representing Delta State at the National Conference has reminded his fellow members at the the ongoing National conference on the need for resource More...

By admin On Friday, March 21st, 2014

Nigerian Army Intercept Large Cache of Arms,Ammunition in Burnt Church

LAGOS MARCH 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Defense Headquarters said today that security officials had found and seized weapons stashed away by terrorists in a burnt church. The military said the arrest of a terrorist More...

By admin On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Heavy Shooting as Boko Haram Fighters and Soldiers Clash over Control of Maiduguri

Boko Haram Leader LAGOS MARCH 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Reports from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, indicated that the town is in turmoil as there is heavy fighting between soldiers and Boko Haram fighters for the More...

By admin On Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Rift Amongst Security Chiefs Raises Fears of Minister`s Resignation

Aliyu Gusau LAGOS MARCH 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The battle for supremacy between National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki and newly sworn-in Minister of Defence, General Aliyu Gasau may have led to the  More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

CONFAB: What has Urhobos Done Wrong to Jonathan?

Margi By Urhobo Conscientious Youths LAGOS MARCH 11TH (URHOBOTODAY) We wish to condemn in strong terms the near exclusion of the Urhobo people from the proposed National Conference due to commence on the 17th of More...

By admin On Friday, February 14th, 2014

Urhobo Group Decries Delta SSG Call for Continuous Military Siege of Kokori

LAGOS FEBRUARY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Urhobo community in Kaduna, under the umbrella of Concerned Kokori Indigenes has condemned the recent call by Secretary to Delta State Government (SSG), Delta State, Ovuozourie More...

By admin On Friday, October 18th, 2013

How State Supports Theft of Crude Oil and Refined Petroleum Products

LAGOS OCTOBER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Crude oil and refined petroleum products theft in Nigeria is increasing by the day, constituting a serious threat to the economy. Being an extremely organised crime, it poses a More...