News Oil & Gas

NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture GMoU is panacea for peace in Niger Delta, says reps committee chairman

By Brakerekebina Birinimighan Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Gas Resources, Hon. Fred Agbedi, has applauded the Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU), the

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National Politics

General Abacha’s ex-CSO, Al Mustapha dumps GPN, picks PPN presidential ticket

Retired Major Hamza Al Mustapha, former Chief Security Officer to late maximum military dictator, Sanni Abacha has dumped the Green Party of Nigeria

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News Oil & Gas

Gas Supply: Nigeria looks beyond Niger Delta, targets North – Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, on Monday said the country was looking beyond the Niger Delta in its effort

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Edo News

Int’l Day of Rural Women: Obaseki harps on inclusive policy

By Isaac Olamikan Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state government has prioritised policies to place women at the

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Culture

In Some Niger Delta Towns, Women Marry Women

How Okrika women marry themselves We’ve heard about it in hush tones, on the corners of the streets, with the periphery of our

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News

Late Ken Saro-Wiwa’s daughter relieves life experience in Nigeria

Zina Saro-Wiwa, daughter of the hanged environmental rights activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, said it is a curse that oil was ever discovered in the

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Entertainment & Events

Miss Africa World Is Creative Director, Face Of Gbaramatu 2019

By Isaac Olamikan In its painstaking effort to ensure that nothing is left to chance in its soon-to-be-held top-of-the-shelf beauty pageant, Face of

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Edo News

SLAIN SOLDIER IN EDO IJAW COMMUNITY: Handiwork of foreign criminal elements, says group 

..wants Edo and Delta State Governors to wade into matter By Isaac Olamikan Egbema Academic Welfare Association (EAWA) has placed the blame of

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National News

Army confirms killing of soldier by unknown persons in Edo Ijaw community

The Joint Task Force Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) has confirmed the killing of a soldier by yet to be identified persons at Ajakurama

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News

TENSION MOUNTS IN EDO IJAW COMMUNITIES OVER SLAIN SOLDIER

By Isaac Olamikan There are fears among some Ijaw communities in Ovia South West Local Government Area over the killing of a soldier.

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Oil & Gas

UNDERCOVER: Inside Niger Delta creeks where oil thieves feed fat after bribing soldiers with millions

By Femi Owolabi Nigeria has lost more than N3 trillion to oil thieves in the last two years, according to a report Nigeria

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News

FLOOD: Delta community complain of government neglect

…our source of livelihood has been greatly affected by flood – activist By Loveth Ojogun A human rights activist, Comrade Asiayei Enaibo, has

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National Politics

As senator I will impact on lives of Niger Deltans, says Uduaghan

By Isaac Olamikan Immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has assured the people of the Niger Delta region that he

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Politics

2019: Atiku will take Nigeria to the next level, says group

…promises to vote all PDP candidates come 2019 By Shina Badmus A professional body known as the Izon-Ibe Welders and Fitters Association (Ogbo),

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Politics

PDP IS LAST BEACON OF HOPE, SAYS OLAYE 

…calls on supporters for final victory By Abai Francis A one time councillorship aspirant of Warri South West council area of Delta State,

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National News

Amnesty programme will enjoy new initiatives – Coordinator

Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, has rolled out a fresh initiative

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National Politics

Group congratulates PDP for organising flawless presidential primaries

By Isaac Olamikan Delta Ijaw Youths Movement for Political Advancement, DIYMPA, a political pressure group in Warri, Delta State, has given the thumbs

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National

Full text of Obasanjo’s speech during Atiku’s visit

Remarks By Chief Olusegun Obasanjo On The Visit of PDP Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to Abeokuta on October 11, 2018 I am happy to welcome the

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News

Dokubo: I won’t bow to pressure to share Amnesty cash

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, has said he would not bow to

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Education News

Gbaramatu students lament deteriorating condition of education system in the kingdom

…calls for government quick intervention By Loveth Ojogun National Association of Gbaramatu Students (NAGS) has lamented the deteriorating state of the education system

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National News

NO HIDING PLACE FOR LOOTERS IN NIGER DELTA – GROUP

By Abai Francis Indigenous People of Niger Delta, IPND, has stated that looters will have no hiding place in the Niger Delta region.

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Bayelsa News

Flood submerges 500 rice farms in Bayelsa

No fewer than 500 rice farms at Okpotuwari and Ondewari communities in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa, have been submerged by

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Edo News

25 students in Edo IDP camp shine in 2018 University Matriculation Examination

By Isaac Olamikan The mood presently inside the Internally Displaced Persons( IDP) camp in Uhogua, Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo

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Edo Politics

I AM NOT STINGY, SAYS OBASEKI

By Isaac Olamikan Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has declared that he is not a stingy man as many perceived him to

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News

Atiku Presidency holds prospect for a united and virile Nigeria, says Otuaro

By Loveth Ojogun Delta State Deputy Governor, Deacon Kingsley Otuaro, has thrown his weight behind the choice of Alhaji Abubakar Atiku as the

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News Oil & Gas

Shell appeals court’s order on MD, others –Official

Shell Petroleum Development Company has appealed a Rivers State High Court order sentencing its Managing Director, Mr. Osagie Okunbor, and two others to three months

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National News

Don’t Neglect Niger Delta Ex-agitators, Don Warns FG

The Director of Research at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) in Kuru, Plateau State, Professor  Habu Galadima, has urged

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Opinion

11 years after, female beneficiary of Presidential Amnesty Programme meets mentor, Ben Carson in US

…Reads even in toilet, emerges overall best graduating student at Alabama varsity By Murphy Ganagana At age seven, she dreamt of stepping into

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National News

FG raises $177m for Ogoni cleanup

The Federal Government on Monday announced that it had raised the sum of $177m out of the $1bn required for the cleanup of

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News Politics

2019: Guwor wants Ijaws and Itsekiris in his constituency to unite for progress

By Shina Badmus Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) candidate for the Delta State House of Assembly seat in Warri South West Constituency for the 2019

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Delta News Politics

VICTORY AT PDP PRIMARIES: GROUPS CONGRATULATE GUWOR

…Want him to bring development to his constituency By Loveth Ojogun Warri South West Political Front (WSWPF) has congratulated Mr. Emomotimi Dennis Guwor

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Opinion

WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: THE POOR STATE OF EDUCATION IN RIVERINE COMMUNITIES

By Abai Francis As Nigerians and the world over mark October 5 as World Teachers’ Day (also known as International Teachers Day), the state

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Bayelsa News Politics

Former NDDC MD, Alaibe, over 6200 supporters dump APC for PDP in Bayelsa

…APC folding up in Bayelsa – Dickson A prominent Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Managing Director of the Niger

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National

Buhari meets Anyim, Uduaghan, Marafa in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Anyim Pius Anyim, former Governor of

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Opinion

NIGERIA AT 58: THE SHATTERED DREAM OF THE NIGERIAN STATE

By Queen Aloro The expectations of Nigerians were great when the British Union Jack was lowered and the green-white-green flag was hosted on

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