Members of Niger Delta and Regional Development Thematic Area have canvassed seven per cent increment of Resource Control for the host communities as contained in the Petroleum Industrial Act (PIA).
Ijaw National Congress (INC) has called on the Federal Government to take urgent steps to address brewing agitations in Niger Delta, especially the “continued delay of the inauguration of a substantive board for the NDDC.”
The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and some stakeholders in the host communities have said the relocation of international oil companies (IOCs) to Niger Delta region was loverdue.
Troops of Operation Delta Safe have deactivated a total of 27 illegal refining sites across Niger Delta region, in the last two weeks.
Niger Delta stakeholders have declared that the region will remain underdeveloped unless the majority of its people are allowed free access to do business on its waterways.
The Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio may have gained the acceptance of prominent Northern elites, politicians, academicians and opinion leaders to join the presidential race
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has alleged that the exclusion of other regions in the country from key appointments and absence of social justice were some of the factors causing unrest and violence in the country.
Despite ongoing amnesty and other measures to address crude theft in the Niger-Delta region and over N32 billion paid between January and July on pipeline security and maintenance cost, Nigeria’s production challenges appear unabated...
A Niger Delta group, the Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the demands of host communities and the Niger Delta region
The O. B. Lulu-Briggs Foundation, a leading humanitarian organisation, has clocked 20 years in charity. The Foundation was founded in 2001 by Dr. Mrs. Seinye O. B. Lulu-Briggs
In the course of elucidating why and how the practice of true federalism can lift this country from its morass of underdevelopment, this newspaper had focused on the mining sector, with a strong contention that it is best handled...