Friday, 8th December 2023

Niger Delta

30 Nov
The Project Coordination Office of Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) said it is using mangroves as a measure to mitigate climate change in the Niger Delta, saying it has begun a massive campaign on planting, restoration and conservation of the mangroves.
25 Nov
The United Nations (UN) defines Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) as any gender-based act resulting in, or likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering to women.
13 Nov
The traditional prime minister of Goi community in Gokana Council of Rivers State, Eric Dooh, has gone to church to thank God for securing justice against Shell at the International Court of Justice, Hague, Netherlands.
13 Nov
Stakeholders in the environment sector have called for articulate and strategic plans that would address the nation’s climate change crisis in terms of adaptation and mitigation at the forthcoming Conference of the Parties, (COP28), in the United Arab Emirates.
23 Oct
The environmental history of Nigeria unfortunately is not a story filled with the rich biodiverse tropical rainforests of the Niger Delta or the cascading rich vegetation of the Sahel Savanna but rather, one marred with bloodshed, exploitation, pollution, death, destruction, and devastation.
23 Oct
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been urged to resume work on dredging projects to ensure the wellbeing of the citizenry in the oil rich region. 
17 Oct
The Ijaw Youths Network (IYN) has called on stakeholders in the Niger Delta to support Tantita Security Services in the crucial task of reducing the harrowing theft of the nation's crude oil resources. The IYN urged all sons and daughters of the oil rich Niger Delta who indicated interest in the execution of the pipeline…
13 Oct
Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar III, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi and other global leaders yesterday in Abuja insisted that the unity of Nigeria must remain a priority. Speaking at the 80th birthday lecture and book launch of King Edmund Daukoru, Mingi XII, Amanyanabo of Nembe Kingdom, who revealed plan for massive gas…
12 Oct
The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Delta Safe have uncovered and deactivated 53 illegal refining sites, recovered stolen products and apprehended 19 suspected oil thieves in one week.
6 Oct
I had four assignments to accomplish in Warri. I completed three and decided to leave after reaching the conviction that what I achieved was much.
27 Sep
Copycat private military companies, polar opposites to Dokubo’s, have mushroomed in the creeks from where they launch their criminal activities.
26 Sep
Arms Race is not synonymous with arms proliferation. You need rival armed groups amassing weapons with hostile intents to have arms race. A private Military Company is euphemism for a mercenary group.


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Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Friday that he would run for re-election in 2024, allowing the Kremlin leader to extend his decades-long grip on power into the 2030s.
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Africa is home to some of the world’s fastest-growing cities, with an urban population projected to grow by 3.5% annually. Under ideal economic circumstances and with the right mix of public investments in transportation infrastructure, population growth is expected to translate to positive economic outcomes, trade facilitation and opportunities for poverty alleviation and job creation.
58 mins ago
A 17-year-old boy, Lawali Mori, has been arrested for unlawfully engaging in carnal knowledge with a rooster, in what the Adamawa State Police Command has classified as " against the order of nature."
2 hours ago
. Ask SDP to produce valid proofs of petition filing within 21-day window . Say Tribunal Secretary's claims of attack suspicious, must be investigated . Call on President Tinubu, security chiefs to protect colleague, nab sponsors of violence Over 400 lawyers, on Friday, raised the alarm over persistent threats to the life of one of…
2 hours ago
Accountability Lab has honoured Ministry Department and Agencies (MDAs) of government and individuals who stood against corrupt practices while discharging their duties in the public service. The five integrity icons, Nkwada Ogechukwu from Government secondary school Ebonyi state, Catherine Ogunjebi, head of legal services, Ondo state contributory health commission, Lois Akut, a medical doctor in…
4 hours ago
The UN said Friday it hopes the multinational security force heading to Haiti to help combat violent gangs will deploy before April.
4 hours ago
Former Super Eagles striker Joseph Akpala will take charge of Belgian club Kortrijk on a temporary bases. The club announced on their X handle that Akpala will handle the team pending the arrival of a new coach. Akpala was put in charge of the team following the sacking of former handler Glen De Boeck. The…
4 hours ago
NeGSt-TAS Technologies has entered into strategic partnership with the Estate, Rent & Commission Agents Association of Nigeria (ERCAAN) on the digitization of the real estate sector. The signing ceremony took place at the ERCAAN Lagos State Secretariat at Oshodi. This is contained in statement signed by Assistant General Manager, Marketing (South) NeGSt-TAS Technologies Ltd, Efosa…
4 hours ago
Former Sierra Leone president reported to police in Freetown on Friday to be questioned over what the government has called an attempted coup at the end of November, an AFP journalist said. Koroma, who led the West African nation for 11 years until 2018, arrived at around 10:00 am local time (1000 GMT) at the…
4 hours ago
Dangote Oil Refinery on Friday confirmed the arrival of the first one million barrels of crude shipment so as to commence fuel production.