Monday, 2nd October 2023


12 Sep
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, has urged the federal government to handle the issue of pipeline surveillance contracts in the Niger Delta with caution. There have been mixed reactions over the planned renewal of the contract awarded to High Chief, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, and his Tantita Security Services Nigeria Limited…
8 Sep
The security outfit belonging to Chief Government Ekpemupolo popularly known as Tompolo -Tantita Security Services (TSL) Nigeria Limited, has urged the Nigerian Navy to immediately release four of its personnel arrested and detained for days.
6 Sep
  IJAW Youth Council (IYC), yesterday, slammed the Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) and Northern Youth Advocacy for Good Governance Initiative for urging the Federal Government to cancel the pipeline surveillance contract awarded to Tantita Security Services Nigeria Ltd (TSSNL), owned by former Niger Delta agitator, Government Ekpemupolo (Tompolo). While issuing a statement after an emergency…
1 Sep
The Ijaw Youths Network (IYN), has slammed critics of Chief Government Ekpemupolo popularly known as Tompolo, over the pipeline surveillance contract awarded to his firm, Tantita Security Services Limited, by the Federal Government in 2022. Since August 2022, TSL has been in the forefront of the intensified campaign against oil theft which has brought the…
7 Aug
Tantita Security Services Nigeria Ltd (TSSNL), a firm owned by former Niger Delta agitator, Government Ekpemupolo (Tompolo), has faulted claims by the Nigerian Navy that the vessel, MT Praisel, arrested on August 1, with 1,114,721 litres of High Pour Fuel Oil...
4 Aug
The Nigerian Navy said the vessel arrested for allegedly transporting stolen crude on Thursday was certified by the agency of government responsible for regulating midstream and downstream petroleum operations in Nigeria. The Navy in a statement said the vessel "MT PRAISEL was duly approved by Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA)" to load…
16 Apr
The President and Chairman of “Tompolo Foundation”, Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo, has urged politicians and religious leaders to always be upright in the discharge of their responsibilities.
9 Mar
Ex-commander of Niger Delta agitators and owner of Tantita Security Services Nigeria Ltd (SSNL), Chief Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo, has denied hailing the outcome of the 2023 general election
10 Dec 2022
The House of Representatives has applauded the partnership between the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited and Tantita Security Service Nigeria Ltd owned by Oweizide Ekpemupolo (a.k.a) Tompolo to secure oil facilities...
9 Nov 2022
The Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC), Mr Mele Kyari has alleged a threat to his life over his role in curtailing the theft of oil running into trillions of naira in the country. Speaking during the legislative transparency and accountability summit held yesterday in Abuja, he contended…
31 Oct 2022
Sir: There are recorded events in the recent past that have proved beyond reasonable doubt that the nation Nigeria may not need gun boats to solve its problems particularly, in the oil rich Niger Delta region, notorious for crude oil theft and pipeline vandalism.
18 Oct 2022
What’s abnormal would be if your ‘friend’ keeps making the rounds repeating the same allegations which has been thoroughly disproved.


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The Nigerian Army on Monday announced that its troops raided four terrorists' camps in Imo state where they recovered fresh and old corpses.
24 mins ago
The Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), David Ombugadu, as the new governor of the state.
32 mins ago
A court in the United Kingdom (UK) has granted a former Nigerian minister for Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, bail in the sum of 70,000 pounds.
47 mins ago
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Abbas Tajudeen, has approved the appointment of Prof. Jake Dan-Azumi as his Chief of Staff. The appointment, according to a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Speaker, Mr Musa Krishi, takes effect from Oct17. Dan-Azumi is to take over from Mr. Wasiu…
1 hour ago
The National Coalition of All Progressives Congress (APC) Stakeholders has faulted the protest staged in London over the decision of the election petition tribunal that invalidated the election of Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano state. The group's National secretary, Barr. Isabella Odunayo at a press conference in Abuja claimed that the protest was tantamount to…
1 hour ago
The Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has thrown out the petition filed by the Labour Party governorship candidate in the state, Beatrice Itubo, contesting the election of Simnalayi Fubara of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
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The leader of the main opposition party in Seychelles was charged on Monday as part of an investigation into alleged witchcraft. Patrick Herminie, the head of the United Seychelles party who has said he plans to run in the 2025 presidential election, has denounced the move as politically motivated. Herminie, also a former speaker of…
2 hours ago
The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) says it is working assiduously to recover the N243 million loan disbursed to 150 debtors between 2011 and 2024 in Kwara. The BOA Ilorin Branch Manager, Mr Dele Aderibigbe, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Ilorin. He said the loan, termed…
2 hours ago
Liverpool's Hungarian midfielder #08 Dominik Szoboszlai controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on September 30, 2023. (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS / AFP) / A review into English-based match officials being paid for one-off appearances in other domestic leagues could take…
3 hours ago
The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III, has debunked the insinuation that there is conflict between the traditional thrones and Christendom. The monarch stated this when he received the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Ghandi Afolabi Olaoye, Orumogege III, a former pastor at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, in his Palace in Warri Kingdom. The…