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28 Feb 2019
The Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), the umbrella of all Urhobo, yesterday congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election for a second term. In a statement issued by President General of UPU, Olorogun Moses Taiga, it prayed that Buhari‘s second term would bring a fresh breath of air to national life and the country’s economy. Taiga…
16 Jan 2019
The President-General of Urhobo Progress Union Worldwide (UPU), Olorogun Moses Taiga, has advised the Federal Government to follow due process in handling the false asset charges against Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen. While acknowledging that Justice Onnoghen is not above the law and immune from prosecution, Taiga said the right channel should be…
4 Jan 2019
President-general of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Worldwide, Olorogun Moses Taiga, has urged the people to be vigilant and vote for only candidates who will protect their interest, and work for the progress of the Urhobo nation. In a New Year message, Taiga said: “As we move towards the general elections, I again reiterate that no…
27 Oct 2018
As the weeklong activities by Umunede in Delta State to celebrate the 25th coronation anniversary of its traditional ruler begin, His Royal Highness, Dr. Ezeagwu Ezenwali 1...
8 Oct 2018
President General of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Olorogun Moses Taiga, has explained that the sociocultural umbrella body is for all Urhobo.
3 Oct 2018
Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) has described the demise of Chief David Dafinone as a huge loss to Nigeria, and the Urhobo in particular. In a statement by the president-general, Olorogun Moses Taiga, the UPU described Dafinone as a foremost Urhobo son who bestrode the Nigerian professional, business and political spaces at various times for over…
29 Jun 2018
Executive Secretary of the Nigeria National Summit Group (NNSG), Mr. Tony Uranta, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari’s lieutenants in the Presidency and Nigeria Council of State...
6 Feb 2018
President General, Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Olorogun Moses Taiga spoke with journalists on the activities of herdsmen in Urhoboland and their negative effects on the communities.
8 Jan 2018
The President-General of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Worldwide, Olorogun (Dr.) Moses Taiga, says the Okugbe Microfinance Bank being put together by the UPU for Ewheya (Urhobo women) would take off this year. Olorogun Taiga also disclosed that the Mukoro Mowoe University, being facilitated by the UPU, would come on stream as soon as the National…
21 Dec 2017
The National Publicity Secretary of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Mr. Abel Oshevire, has berated former First Deputy President-General of the union, Chief Okotie Osiobe, for allegedly describing the UPU as an arm of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State. Oshevire, who noted that Osiobe’s alleged criticism portended betrayal of trust, said…
11 Sep 2017
The Ovie of Oghara Kingdom in Delta State, His Royal Majesty Noble Eshemitan, Uku Oghara N’ame, Orefe III, has sought for a virile and united Urhobo Progress Union...
19 Jul 2017
The President General of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Worldwide, Olorogun Moses Taiga, has condemned the attack on Senator Ovie Omo-Agege.


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The nation received a galling shock reinforcing the threadbare state of security in the country when terrorists launched a late night attack on Kuje Correctional Centre in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and freed hundreds of inmates.
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Deceased Secretary-General of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, aged 63, who was in the final weeks of his six-year tenure, was due to fly from Abuja to Yola, Adamawa State for Eid holiday today...
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It was a case of frustration, distress and despondency for over 200 students of engineering faculty of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) since their demotion three years ago.
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