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8 Oct 2018
President General of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Olorogun Moses Taiga, has explained that the sociocultural umbrella body is for all Urhobo.
17 Aug 2018
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…
1 May 2018
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…
19 Feb 2018
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…
31 Jan 2018
The senator representing Delta Central in the National Assembly, Ovie Omo-Agege, has cautioned the Federal Government against including Urhobo and the entire senatorial district in its cattle colony project.
14 Sep 2017
A university teacher, Prof. Johnson Ekpere, has urged the Urhobo nation to adopt commercial agriculture to improve its economic standard.
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...
9 Aug 2017
From the U.S. came 50 years of documenting the art and culture of Urhobo, a prominent ethnic group in Nigeria’s Niger Delta. On its way to Accra, Ghana, for presentation to an international audience...
28 Jul 2017
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.
30 Jun 2017
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...
21 Nov 2016
Intermittent clashes between Ijaw and Urhobo communities in Warri South West and Udu Local Council of Delta State are taking a turn for the worse.
2 Aug 2016
Citing impending extinction of the mother tongue, a socio-cultural club, Agbarha Warri League, has called for the inclusion of Urhobo Language in primary and secondary schools’ curricula in Warri ...

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