Minister threatens to blacklist contractors over poor delivery
Displeased over poor job delivery, the Minister of Niger Delta, Pastor Usani Usani, has threatened to blacklist some defaulting contractors.
Political actors and clamour for issues-based 2019 campaigns
Describing the nature of political campaigns, three-term democratic governor of New York, Mario Mathew Cuomo famously quipped: “you campaign in poetry, you govern in prose.”
PIND Foundation holds workshop on oil palm seeds linkage
The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) and the Market Development Project in the Niger Delta (MADE) yesterday held a workshop aimed at improving linkage and interaction between sprouted nut producers (seed producers) and identified PNOs who should purchase seeds for onward distribution/retailing to farmers in oil palm clusters across the Niger…
Military attacks militants, pirates, destroys illegal oil facilities in Niger Delta
The military has attacked militants, pirates and destroyed illegal oil facilities in the Niger Delta. The ongoing Operation Crocodile Smile III in 6 Division Area of Responsibility...
Tackling the plight of Niger Delta region
Niger Delta, as a geographical entity, her folks and the enormous gift of nature (crude oil) have been the cynosure of all eyes as their struggles dominate national discourse.
Flooded Niger Delta communities get N90m relief materials from PAP
Inhabitants of some communities ravaged by flood recently in the Niger Delta region smiled at the weekend, as the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) began distribution of foodstuff and other household items to ameliorate their plight. The week-long exercise kicked off last Saturday. A statement by PAP in Abuja had it that N90 million had already…
Niger Delta agitators warn presidential candidates on restructuring
Presidential candidates without a vision to restructure Nigeria have been warned not to campaign in the Niger Delta.“Any presidential candidate in the 2019 election that does not believe in and would not restructure Nigeria after the 2019 elections....
Ogoni cleanup: CISLAC wants repair or removal of idle oil installations in Niger Delta
Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), a civil society organisation (CSO) has called for repair or removal of non-producing oil installations in the Niger Delta region.
Army begins ‘Crocodile Smile III’ in Bayelsa, urges residents to be calm
The 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army on Friday commenced `Operation Crocodile Smile III’ exercise across some states of the Niger Delta, to stem the tide of pipeline vandalism in the region. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Port-Harcourt, said the 2018 operation…
Shell warns stakeholders, youths against driving out investment from Niger Delta
The General Manager, External Relations, Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Igo Weli, has urged stakeholders and youths in the Niger Delta to stop hostile...