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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