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"The Niger Delta struggle is not an Ijaw struggle"- President General UPU Youth Wing

The President General of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), youth wing and human right activist, Comrade Efemena Umukoro, has stated that the Nigeria government only celebrates thugs and armed robbers, adding that the Niger Delta struggles is not the Ijaw struggle.  Picture of Comrade Efemena Umukoro, the President General of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), youth wing. Umukoro stated this on Tuesday while speaking to journalists at Abraka in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State that the fact that

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POLITICS

How Buhari’s government is making life difficult for Nigerians

Efemena Umukoro, President Urhobo Progress Union (Youth wing) has said that what Nigerians needed to do now is to seat back and plan for the future of the nation.  He said there are series of protests but the Nigerian government is not paying attention to the yearnings of Nigerians. He said the price of everything, fuel, electricity, food, other commodities is on the high side. But only N30,000 minimum wage the government is finding it difficult to pay. He said: “We understand that a fool at 40 is a fool

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How Buhari’s government is making life difficult for Nigerians

POLITICS

Establishment of operation Delta hawk in Urhobo Delta state

The Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, yesterday urges the Delta State of Government move to establish ‘Operation Delta Hawk’(ODH) security outfit as part of its effort to pin down the problem of insecurity in the State. The statement by UPU National Publicity Secretary, Mr Abel Oshevire, said: “the UPU notes with confidence that the security outfit couldn’t have come at a better time than now. “It is, indeed, a most welcome development and a right step by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led Administration at tac

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Establishment of operation Delta hawk in Urhobo Delta state

EDUCATION

Delsu: UPU Youth Leaders Meets VC Over Fees Increment

URHOBO YOUTH LEADERS MEET WITH DELSU VICE CHANCELLOR OVER SCHOOL FEES INCREMENT By our Reporters Leaders of the Urhobo Progress Union (Youth-Wing) under the leadership of her National President Comr.

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Delsu: UPU Youth Leaders Meets VC Over Fees Increment

POLITICS

Breaking news in Nigeria this Evening, Sunday 14th June 2020

1. Former minister of works, Orho Obada dies at 81. A former Federal Commissioner for Works, Major-General Orho Obada, is dead. Obada, who also served as the Commissioner representing Delta State in the Federal Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission in 2006, reportedly died on Saturday night after a brief illness. Until his death, he was the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the apex socio-cultural umbrella body of the Urhobo Nation, Urhobo Progress Union. Sources within UPU confirmed his death

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Breaking news in Nigeria this Evening, Sunday 14th June 2020

CRIME

Community leader kidnapped In Delta

Community leader kidnapped In Delta, abductors demand N30m Ramsom A community leader from Ohorhor community in Ughelli north local government area of Delta State, Mr Alex Egedegbe Orukevwe, has been kidnapped on Tuesday and his abductors has demanded N30million ransom from his family. Mr Alex Egedegbe Orukevwe was kidnapped on Tuesday night around 7pm along Ughelli-Patani road of the East-West Road in Delta state. The youth president of the Urhobo Progress Union, Comrade Kelly Efemena Umukoro on Wednesday,

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Community leader kidnapped In Delta

POLITICS

Kidnapped delta state youth president has been released unhurt

The youth president of Ohoroh Community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, Alex , commonly known as Sabgoga, who was once kidnapped last Tuesday night time with unidentified kidnappers, has been released unhurt. The Youth President of Urhobo Progress Union, Youth Wing Worldwide, Efemena Umukoro, disclosed this announcement to the journalists about 10 p.m. on Saturday. The UPU youth president had last Thursday called on Urhobo youths to involve in a fasting programme and seven-day praye

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Kidnapped delta state youth president has been released unhurt

CRIME

Gunmen on the rampage, kill hotel manager abduct 8 in Delta kill 2 in Zamfara

Gunmen are currently on the prowl in different parts of the country, as no fewer than three persons were killed in communities in Delta and Zamfara states in the last twenty-four hours, while eight others were also abducted. The killings came as apex cultural body of the Urhobo nation, Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, yesterday tasked President Muhammad Buhari to muster the moral, practical and constitutional will to stop the criminal activities of armed herdsmen in Urhobo land, following the killing of eight pe

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Gunmen on the rampage, kill hotel manager abduct 8 in Delta kill 2 in Zamfara

CRIME

Herdsmen Attacked Community in Delta state and Killed 8 Farmers

Eight farmers reportedly killed by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen at Uwheru in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, last Friday, have been exhumed by a search team made up of police personnel and representatives of the community for investigation. The killings also, yesterday, drew the ire of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, which did not only frown on renewed herdsmen attacks on Uwheru villages but also urged President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the killings of the people. These came on a day the

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Herdsmen Attacked Community in Delta state and Killed 8 Farmers