There are two main lucrative assignments and postings for top military officers in the country at the moment - the special operations in the Northeast and the other in the Niger Delta.
When Hart Idawarifagha Ishmael was barely 7 years old, he saw his father shot in the waist by a policeman, while peacefully protesting against rampant oil spills in his native Niger Delta community...
Worried by the poor state of healthcare delivery in the region, Niger Delta Minister, Umana Okon Umana has disclosed plans by the ministry to establish medical centres across rural communities in the Niger Delta region.
National Council on Niger Delta (NCND) has urged the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs to propose an executive bill to the Federal Executive Council (FEC) to amend Sections 103 and 104 of the
PIA: Niger Delta council demands amendment of Section 103, 104 to allow remittance of gas flare penalty into trust fund
National Council on Niger Delta (NCND) has urged the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs to propose an Executive bill to the Federal Executive Council (FEC) to amend Sections 103 and 104 of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) to facilitate the remittance of gas flare penalty into a trust fund for easy administration.
It might be just a matter of time for militancy to resurface in the Niger Delta if the Biafra Nations League (BnL) makes good its threat to hijack oil vessels operating in the area and Gulf of Guinea.
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has affirmed the strategic development plans of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alh. Atiku Abubakar to renew the fortune of the oil-rich Niger Delta
Since its emergence, the 9th National Assembly has been more of a weeping institution, a clearing house and a reporting Chamber, where elected representatives of the people stoop to beg directors of parastatals to attend public hearings, at times issuing empty threats without any follow-up action.
Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) has urged state governments in the Niger Delta region to adopt the Youth Employment Pathways (YEP) model to address youth unemployment.
Connected Development (CODE), a civil society group, and international development organisation, Oxfam, have urged the Federal Government to do more than just place sanctions on oil companies
Stakeholders in the Niger Delta region have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve a board rather than a sole administrator for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The Defence Headquarters said troops of Operation Delta Safe had apprehended 21 pipeline vandals and impounded N3.7 billion worth of stolen crude oil and petroleum products in two weeks.