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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PROSPER IWOMA EDO: CELEBRATING A QUINTESSENTIAL POLITICIAN, APOSTLE OF YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

  BY ALEX OVIE   He is a household name not because he is a descendant of the notable Edo dynasty of Igbide kingdom, but like the proverbial chip off the old block, he has carved a niche for himself, creating a life larger than most people his age could only dream. He is Chief Hon. Prosper Iwoma Edo, Omonotomo of Igbide kingdom and the amiable special Assistant to the Delta state Governor on DESOPADEC matters. Prosper Iwomatejor Edo was born on October 14, 1978 in Igbide, son of devout…

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Edevbie Mourns, Commiserates With Okunbo Family

The immediate past Chief of Staff to Delta State Governor, Olorogun David Edevbie has commiserated with the family of  late Captain Hosa Wells Okunbo. In a statement vide his facebook the Delta State governorship hopeful in 2023 held that Captain Hosa’s death is  a big blow to the Aviation industry, Nigeria as a nation and the people of Edo State, particularly his immediate family.   He said, “I commiserate with the Okunbo family of Edo State on the demise of their Father, Husband, and Brother, Captain (Dr.) Idahosa Wells Okunbo…

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Analysis & Opinion: Babangida: We Will Not Forget

By Sunny Awhefeada   Last Tuesday, precisely 17th August, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (rtd), Nigeria’s former military president, joined the octogenarian bracket as he clocked eighty years on mother earth. On a personal note and as a human being, I was happy for him and his family. I congratulate him and wish him well. However, the event does throw up a lot of contention about Nigeria, Nigerians and the place of Babangida in our national history. There was a deliberate attempt to manipulate our history, but that attempt collapsed like…

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