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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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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Uwheru killings: UPU Demands Justice For Victims Killed, Lauds Okowa For Quick Response

…donates relief materials to affected communities, victims of attack  By Joel Grandball, THE Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, the umbrella body of the Urhobo social-cultural ethnic nationality has demanded justice for the victims that were killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen at Agadama, Avwor and other Uwheru communities in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. The President general of UPU, Olorogun Moses Taiga in his condolence message at the Palace of the Odion R’Ode of Uwheru kingdom, HRM, Agbaovwe Afugbeyah Oyise II, said, “It is so heart-rending that these senseless…

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Breaking: UPU Did Not Endorse Gbagi For 2023-Oshevire

By Omoghene Benedict The Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Worldwide has denied media reports that it has adopted Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, as sole candidate in the 2023 governorship race. In a release, the Publicity Secretary of UPU, Hon. Abel Oshevire, said the UPU is nonpartisan and an umbrella body of all Urhobos. Oshevire said the remarks of Olorogun Moses Taiga, the UPU President-General, was misunderstood. Acknowledging Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi as an illustrious son of Urhobo land, he was well-received by the UPU National Officers present, Oshevire said Olorogun Moses Taiga during…

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