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Urhobo group urges Buhari to intervene in illegal sales of lands by military


An appeal has gone to President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the Nigerian Army to halt the illegal sales of Urhobo lands hitherto acquired for military purposes.   The appeal was contained in a press briefing by the President-General of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Olorogun Moses Taiga, at his Ikoyi residence in Lagos. Taiga disclosed that Urhobo communities in Delta State ...

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Why Do Some Lagos Landlords Avoid Igbo Tenants?

Lagos Landlords

Residential segregation by ethnicity has become a common trend with Lagos Landlords, especially if the tenant is from the eastern part of Nigeria. In this article we analyse the circumstances that has led to this seeming bias. In Nigeria, having enough money to pay for the type of apartment you wish to rent for a period of time isn’t enough ...

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UPU: Taiga promises to build bridges across ethnic lines

Delta State worried about relocation of 26 oil firms

The newly elected President-General of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Chief Moses Taiga, has promised to build bridges of unity across all ethnic nationalities in Delta State and reconcile all factions in the Urhobo nation. Vanguard reports that Taiga, speaking after he was returned unopposed as President-General of the Urhobo apex socio-cultural organization, at Urhobo Cultural Centre, Uvwiamughe-Agbarho, Ughelli North Local ...

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