DELTA 2023: PUT YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER, BASHORUN ASKIA ADVISES URHOBO NATION

  The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has advised the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, to put its house together ahead of the 2023 governorship elections. Bashorun Askia, a foremost political grassroots leader in Isoko nation, gave the advice when the UPU 2023 Election Contact committee paid him a consultation visit at his country home in Uzere, Isoko South local government area of Delta state. Speaking during the visit, Bashorun Askia said, “The field appears to be overcrowded…

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Late Dr.Obakponovwe Was A True Patriot, Stabilizing Factor—–UPU

The Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, has mourn the death of its former first vice president, late Dr. Peter Claver Obakponovwe.   In a condolence message signed by Hon Abel Oshevire, National Publicity Secretary, Urhobo Progress Union, Worldwide, described the late  Medical Practitioner as a stabilizing factor. According to the statement, The news of the death of Chief (Dr.) Peter Claver Obakponovwe (JP), B, BS, FRCS (ED), FICS, former First Deputy President-General of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), on Wednesday, August 19, 2021, came as a rude shock to the National Executive…

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UPU MOURNS DOMINIC ONEYA’S DEATH

By Promise Erukakpomre/Ughelli   The Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, has expressed shock over the sudden death of the former Military Administrator of Benue and Kano states, Brig-Gen Dominic Obukadata Oneya which occurred on Thursday 5, August 2021.   It was learnt that Oneya had attended a political meeting were he was said to had say the closing prayer of the meeting on Wednesday August 4, 2021, before he died quietly at his GRA home in Effurun, Delta State.   In a statement signed by Hon. Abel Oshevire National Publicity Secretary,…

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Urhobo Group, UYV, Moves To Save Language From Extinction

  By Omoghene Benedict   A group, Urhobo Youth Vision, UYV has advocated for compulsory teaching of the Urhobo language in all basic and secondary schools in Nigeria particularly in Delta state. The President of the group, Dr. Joel Ejutememuh made the call during a courtesy visit of the group to all Urhobo traditional rulers at the palace of the Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom, HRM, Ogbon Oghoro I, JP in Ughelli South local government area of Delta State. According to Dr. Ejutememuh, “Urhobo being the 5th largest ethnic nationality in…

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UPU Vow To Defend Urhobo Nation With All Its Might Against Banditry And Herdsmen Invaders

The Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) has vowed to defend it’s lands and citizens against marauding armed herdsmen that have constituted a major security challenge in all parts of the country. The President General Of UPU worldwide, Olorogun Moses Taiga, who spoke to newsmen after a closed door meeting with all the traditional rulers of Urhobo nation at the palace of the Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom in Ughelli South, held that Urhobo nation will use every arsenal at its disposal to defend her land against banditry and insurgency. According to Taiga,…

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UPU Appreciates Buhari, Omo-Agege On Orogun Poly

By Kobiruo Joseph   The Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Worldwide has expressed its gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the establishment of the Federal Polytechnic, Orogun, which is billed to commence academic activities from October 2022. UPU equally commended the Deputy President of the Senate and Senator representing Delta Central, H.E. Ovie Omo-Agege, as well as his colleagues in the National Assembly for their roles in establishing the institution. In a statement, on behalf of UPU and Urhobo People, the UPU President General, Olorogun Moses Taiga, stated that the…

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Taiga, Bismark Others To Attend MCIU Launch Of Entrepreneurship And Innovation Centre

  PRESIDENT-General of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Olorogun Moses Taiga, will on September 6 chair the launch of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center by the Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, MCIU as part of activities to celebrate the 4th annual Olorogun Michael Ibru memorial lecture. The event which is being organized virtually by the Michael and Cecilia Ibru University will have Mr. Peter Bamkole, Pioneer Director, Entrepreneurship Development Centre, Pan-Atlantic University who is the keynote speaker speaking on the topic, “Innovation in Entrepreneurship Changes the Rules of the GAME.”…

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We’ll Resist Any Attempt To Ridicule UPU, Urhobo Nation-Ebireri

…Appeals for calm, canvasses technological revolution among Urhobo Youths   By Omoghene Benedict,    The Ukoko R’Ighele R’Urhobo, under the aegis of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Worldwide, has vowed to resist any attempt to undermine and ridicules  UPU and the Urhobo Ethnic Nationality by any individual, or interest group. In a statement signed by its President, Comrade Ovie Ebireri, the apex body of Urhobo Youths worldwide, while also calling for calm among Urhobo youths in the face of recent developments in Urhoboland, and the country at large, warned that “Urhobo…

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Establishment of Fulani Radio Station Will Cause Anarchy-UPU Tells FG

…calls for true federalism The apex and social cultural body of the Urhobo nation, Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, has urged the federal government under president Muhammadu Buhari to abolish the proposed establishment of Fulani Radio station for herdsmen as that would cause more harm than good in the country. It also noted that the next four years of Buhari led administration and state governors should improve the living condition of Nigerians economically. In a statement signed by the President General of UPU, Olorogun Moses Oghenerume Taiga, laments that Nigerians are…

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UPU marks Urhobo day, prayer session Friday, 7th Dec, 2018

UPU marks Urhobo day, prayer session Friday, 7th Dec The Executives of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU and her branches worldwide, will tomorrow, Friday 7th, December, 2018, marks Urhobo Day National Conference and Prayer Session at Mosogar, Ethiope West local government area of Delta state for the unity of Urhobo nation. In a press statement released by the President General of UPU, Chief Joe Orode Omene and the National Secretary, Martins Awheyevu Mukoro, said the purpose of the prayer is to cleanse the land of infiltrations of strangers into the union.…

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