Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has expressed fears that the sudden death of the Chairman, Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga, (rtd) may slow down the struggle for the total emancipation of the Niger Delta Region
27 Dec 2020
Akwa Ibom State Government has formally announced the death of its former Military Governor, Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga (rtd.). In statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem....
15 Dec 2020
The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has described the continuous appointment of interim administrators for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) as unfortunate and unacceptable.
4 Dec 2020
The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), yesterday, expressed support for ongoing moves at the National Assembly to establish a South-South Development Commission (SSDC).
19 Nov 2020
The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has described the failure of Federal Government’s delegates to attend a meeting with governors, leaders and stakeholders of the South-South region as “one insult too many.”
26 Oct 2020
After a lull, the clamour for resource control is again resonating in the oil-rich Niger Delta region, following Zamfara State Government’s establishment of a gold reserve beginning with 31 kilogrammes of processed gold.
21 Oct 2020
As police in Rivers fire live rounds at demonstrators The Pan-Niger Delta Forum PANDEF, yesterday, canvassed intervention of the African Union (AU) and the international community to end the #EndSARS protests across the country before things get out of hand. PANDEF also condemned the brutalisation of Nigerian youth by hoodlums along with police officers across…
10 Oct 2020
Speaking to The Guardian yesterday in reaction to President Buhari’s budget proposal presented to the National Assembly, Betty Apiafi (PDP Rivers) said what is worrisome is that borrowing is about N4tr while debt servicing is N3.2 trillion.
2 Oct 2020
The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), yesterday, charged President Muhammadu Buhari to initiate a dialogue process on the restructuring of Nigeria to guarantee peaceful coexistence, as the current structure has failed to guarantee the country’s progress.
28 Sep 2020
Our founding fathers had difficulties negotiating the terms of our independence. The result was that 60 years ago, we projected the image of a divided nation and not that of a united country.
22 Sep 2020
The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), yesterday, declared that Governor Godwin Obaseki’s victory in the just concluded Edo State governorship election would galvanise the South-South governors...
17 Sep 2020
Federal Government’s plan to mark Nigeria’s 60th Independence anniversary for a whole year — beginning on October 1, 2020 and ending September 30, 2021 — became subject of controversy yesterday, with ethnic nationalities and socio-cultural organisations...