Ekpan: We Will Resist Candidates Imposition In Ekpan Community

  ..Says There Is No Stephen Akemu Led Faction Of EDC   A former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Delta State Chief Victor Otomewo has been told loud and clear that he cannot foist Mr Stephen Akemu as the Chairman of Ekpan Development Committee (EDC) on the people of Ekpan in Uvwie Local Government Area of the State. The Secretary of the EDC, Deacon Matthew A. Emewakeme in a statement on behalf of the EDC warned against break down of law and order in Ekpan community, Uvwie Local…

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UPU At 90: Read Senator Ovie Omo-Agege Lecture Speech At Uvwiamuge-Agbarho

Urhobo wado!   It is a great honour for me to be here, and I am grateful that I have the opportunity to address you on this very important occasion in the history of the Urhobo Nation. 2. I do this in all humility as a proud Urhobo, grateful for the trust and confidence the Urhobo nation has bestowed on me as Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District at the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. This is with the abiding faith in the ideals of our forbearers; and…

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UPU At 90: Urhobo Must Unite To Achieve Their Dreams- Sen Omo-Agege

By Andrew Darah/Agbarho   Deputy President of the Nigeria Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, Monday, decried the dwindling unity amongst Urhobos, insisting the people could still come together to defend one big Urhobo family and still pursue their individual dreams. Delivering a lecture titled “The Challenges and prospects of Urhobo Progress Union in Contemporary Times” at Uvwiamuge-Agbarho, Delta State during the 90th anniversary of the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Omo-Agege said the Urhobo people were better and stronger together.   According to him, “The consequences of lack of unity have been…

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Oborevwori Calls On UPU To Build On Existing Relationship With Other Ethnic Nationalities

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has harped on the need for the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) to continue to build on the existing relationship with other ethnic nationalities in the State and the country. In his remarks as the Chairman of the Opening Ceremony session of the 90th Anniversary celebration of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), On Monday, November 29th, 2021,at the UPU Secretariat, Uvwiamuge-Agbarho, Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state, the Speaker said that he was proud of the…

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Okowa, Ibori, Oshiomole, Edevbie Storm Isoko As Ovuozorie Macaulay Buries Mother

By Oghenenyerhovwho Andrew  The Remains of mama Hannah Victoria Macaulay, mother of erstwhile Secretary to the Delta State Government, Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay, were Friday, laid to rest at her hometown, Owhologbo in Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State, amidst tears and eulogies. Mama Hannah who was interred at about 1PM, was survived by Children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. In his remarks at during the service, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa commiserated with the Macaulay family on the passing of their matriarch, noting that she lived a life of great accomplishments, especially…

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My Ex Wife Emily Adopted The Set Of Twins- Ejovi

  …insists the kids weren’t given birth to through surrogate     Chief Johnbull Ejovi, Friday said he backed out of his marriage because his ex wife,  Emily Apiloko refused to follow legal process to adopt her children under the guise of sorrogacy.   Reacting to a social media reports anchored by one Maureen Gist, Ejovi said his ex wife wanted him to cover up the adoption by accepting that the kids were given birth to through surrogate.   He said he consented to his ex wife having kids with…

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UPU At 90: Urhobo Nation Has Been Neglected By FG Despite Its Huge Contributions-Taiga

By Andrew Darrah/Ughelli The president general of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU worldwide, Olorogun Dr. Moses Taiga has lamented its continued neglect by the federal government despite its huge contributions to the development of Nigeria economy. Olorogun Moses Taiga made this known when addressing newsmen at Urhobo Cultural Centre, on the commemoration of the 90th anniversary of the union. According to him, “The Urhobo people of over five million and Nigeria fifth largest ethnic nationality with the trove of oil and gas, and arable land have contributed immensely to the making…

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My Marriage With Emily No Longer Exist- Ejovi

By Promise Erukakpomre   Chief Johnbull Ejovi, Friday said the marriage between him and Mrs Emily Ejovi has broken down irretrievably. Ejovi in a statement, titled legal notice/disclaimer signed by himself, said: “I wish to inform the general public that I was married to one Emily Ejovi (nee Apiloko) under the Urhobo native law and custom. “That there was no children from the aforesaid marriage. “That the marriage has broken down irretrievably as the said Emily has moved out of the house. “That both families met and the dowry paid…

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UPU At 90: Read Full Press Release By Olorogun Moses Taiga At Uvwiamuge-Agbarho

AN ADDRESS DELIVERED BY OLOROGUN (DR.) MOSES OGHENERUME TAIGA, JP, PRESIDENT-GENERAL, URHOBO PROGRESS UNION (UPU), WORLDWIDE, AT THE WORLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE COMMEMORATION OF THE 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNION, ON WEDNESDAY, 3RD OF NOVEMBER 2021, AT URHOBO CULTURAL CENTRE, UVWIAMUGE-AGBARHO. Gentlemen of the Press Introduction It is with great delight that I address this press conference this day 3rd November 2021. This day ninety years ago, our forebears took the critical step towards Urhobo nationalism to properly locate us in the Nigeria that will emerge after colonialism. Our…

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Opinion: Wado City Movement And The Cry Of An Owl

By Annabel Ogheneganre Since the launch of the Wado City Movement, this writer has not ceased to advocate for caution in promoting the cause. In my initial remarks on the issue of name change for Warri, I stood for the status quo, maintaining as I had done in previous submissions that what Urhobo should rather do was to market the two Urhobo traditional rulers in Warri as Ovie of Warri Kingdom (for the Agbarha-Ame people) and Orosuen of Warri for the Okere people. The Ijaws could also be encouraged to…

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