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Ogun Will Assume Oil Producing Status Soon – Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun says his administration is working towards ensuring that the state takes advantage of its oil rich deposit and becomes an oil producing state. Abiodun gave this position during the Convocation Lecture he delivered at the 2nd and 3rd convocation ceremony of the Mountain Top University with the topic, “Quest…

Senate Wants Oil Companies To Relocate To Host Communities

The Senate has mandated its committees on Petroleum Resources Upstream, Downstream Petroleum Sector and Gas to liaise with the Ministry of Petroleum Resources and the Presidential Implementation Committee on the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA), to facilitate the relocation of oil and gas companies in Nigeria to their various operational bases in host communities to ensure…

Niger Delta Leaders Laud Timipre Sylva

Niger Delta leaders over the weekend praised the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, for liberating the country’s petroleum sector from its quagmire. They also praised the minister for playing a crucial role in the development of Nigeria. “Chief Timipre Sylva is committed to the development of Nigeria. He will always support…

What informs your special interventions like the Youth Programs in Dubai & Ghana? Let’s look at Ghana and then Dubai. I took over 30 youths to Ghana and then picked the best and sponsored them to Dubai. For Ghana, I had visited Accra and noticed its cleanliness. I met a lot of people there and…

Eze Celebrates The Prince Of Niger Delta, Princewill, At 52

As citizens, diplomats and people of goodwill all over the world cling glasses in commemoration of the birth of a composite gentleman and personification of courage and philanthropy; the Scion of the Kalabari Kingdom, Prince Tonye T.J.T Princewill, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New Peoples…

Niger Delta Group Applauds Buhari Over Military Deployment

President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended for his decision to approve the deployment of the military under ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’ to restore sanity in the Niger Delta region of the country. The President was applauded for this by a new group in the South-South called the New Niger Delta Emancipation Front. The group then warned…

Niger Delta: Amnesty Beyond Patriotic Patronage

By Sunday Attah It was for noble intentions and the need to placate the restive Niger Delta (ND) militants when former Nigeria’s President, Late Alhaji Umaru Yar’Adua exercised his constitutional power by granting amnesty and unconditional pardon to all Niger Delta militants in June 2009. On acceptance, the militants were expected to renounce militancy and…

Why We Stopped Niger Delta Republic Declaration—Avengers

A militant group in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria called the Adaka Boro Avengers, ABA, has explained why it did not go ahead with its earlier threat to declare the region an independent country from Nigeria on Monday, August 1, 2016. The group disclosed on Sunday that it stopped the declaration due to pleas…