Race for Government House Asaba
As a bona fide Urhobo man, I shouldn’t be heard saying what I am about to say. But even if I do not say it loud and clear others will do in hush tones but in more graphic details.
UPU for all Urhobo, says Moses Taiga
President General of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Olorogun Moses Taiga, has explained that the sociocultural umbrella body is for all Urhobo.
Mukoro Mowoe: Seventy years after
History remains a fascinating phenomenon. Read as a reconnaissance of the past, it lights the path to the future and humanises humanity. When Onigu Otite, professor of sociology at Ibadan framed the title of his 1983 inaugural lecture as “The Presence of the Past,” he was foregrounding the paradox of history. Enthralled as I have…
Militant group threatens attack on oil facilities in Urhobo land
A Niger Delta militant group, Urhobo Liberation Force (ULF), threatened yesterday to blow oil facilities and ensure that the nation’s economy was grounded unless government was ready to honour pledges made to the region. In a statement, jointly signed by Orubu Ekpe and Mike Agbalele for ULF, the group issued a 14-day deadline for the…
Ijaw, Urhobo youths seek end to Aladja, Ogbe-Ijoh clashes
The Youth wings of Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) and Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) have canvassed a lasting solution to the lingering boundary disputes between the Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh communities in Delta State. They said Aladja, an Urhobo community in Udu Local Council and Ogbe-Ijoh, an Ijaw enclave in Warri South West Local Council, should end…
Urhobo tasked on commercial agriculture
A university teacher, Prof. Johnson Ekpere, has urged the Urhobo nation to adopt commercial agriculture to improve its economic standard.
Oghara monarch, at UPU event in Chicago, seeks united Urhobo nation
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...
Urhobo must develop 25-year plan for development, says Darah
The various associations and unions of Urhobo extraction have been enjoined to join forces in floating a 25-year development plan for the ethnic nationality.
Urhobo not part of Biafra, says Umukoro
Following claims by agitators for the resuscitation of the defunct Republic of Biafra that the Urhobos of Delta State in Nigeria’s South-South geo-political zone are part of Biafra...