Ijaws demand ‘right of first refusal’ in marginal fields bids
The Ijaws in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta have urged the Federal Government to give them ‘right of first refusal’ in marginal oil fields located in the kingdom. Godspower Gbenekama, Spokesman of Gbaramatu Traditional Council of Chiefs, made the call on Sunday at a news conference held at Oporoza, the administrative…
Niger Delta ex-militants seek implementation Of PANDEF/FG Agreement
Niger Delta ex-militants, under the auspices of the 21st Century Youths of the Niger Delta and Agitators with Conscience (21st CYNDAC)
Niger Delta Congress warns against bidding for 57 marginal oil fields
Niger Delta Congress (NDC) has warned investors against participating in the bid for 57 marginal oil fields in their region. "We are aware that the announced bidding process is just another means to enrich the elites of the major ethnic groups of this country at our expense, since very few Niger Deltans can be said…
Group warns against politicising former NDDC director’s death
A community-based group canvassing for the rights and development of the Niger Delta region has warned against the politicisation of Elder Ibanga Etang’s death
Agitators backs NASS on probe NDDC over alleged misuse of N40 billion probe, urges dissolution of IMC
Niger Delta agitators has expressed support over the decision by the National Assembly to probe Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) over alleged misuse of N40 meant to develop the oil rich Niger Delta region. In a statement by Gen John Duku of the Niger Delta Watchdogs and 12 others, the group called for the dissolution of Interim…
Stakeholders insist on NDDC audit, probe of Niger Delta committees
Stakeholders, including the Niger Delta Forum for Equity and Justice, Niger Delta Activists Group and Excellent Leadership Foundation, and the Niger Delta Enterprise Initiative...
Mr. President, please belong to all of us
“One of the swiftest ways of destroying a kingdom is to give preference of one particular tribe over another or show favour to one group of people rather than another.
Akpabio orders closure of NDDC as director dies
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio has directed immediate closure of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC’s) Headquarters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State due to suspected outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
Nigeria pays $11 million as ransom to kidnappers in four years
The security architecture in Nigeria has once again come under the spotlight after a new report said the Nigerian Government and citizens have handed over N4 billion ($11 million) to kidnappers for ransom in the last four years. “Between June 2011 and end of March 2020, What we have found shows that between June 2011…