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9 Nov
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).
9 Nov
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.”
29 Oct
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.
28 Oct
Troops of Operation Delta Safe have deactivated a total of 27 illegal refining sites across Niger Delta region, in the last two weeks.
25 Oct
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.
12 Oct
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
30 Sep
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.
27 Sep
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...
23 Sep
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
19 Sep
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
9 Sep
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...
7 Sep
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the Royal Dutch Shell to remediate oil-polluted areas caused by its exploration activities

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14 mins ago
The Lagos State government has charged the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to have a cordial relationship with leaders at all levels so as to facilitate the smooth discharge of its duties and responsibilities...
16 mins ago
When a product attains expiration, it will no longer be fit for consumption, but to be cast away. In the same vein when a man expires, no one identifies with him, he becomes invalid.
25 mins ago
The United States government, recently, reiterated its commitment to strengthening bilateral ties with Nigeria through music, arts and film.
31 mins ago
The last arrest, at Ketu area of Lagos, was the third time. When he was returned from the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS), just a few weeks after his previous arrest by the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS), he resumed traffic robbery.
32 mins ago
The Court of Appeal, sitting in Akure, Ondo State has slammed a life jail on one Abdullah Bilawu Oloyede and two of his sons over attempted murder of an Iwo High Chief.