On June 5, Wike committed the amount during the unveiling of construction of two hostel blocks and a 1,500-seat auditorium in the law school.
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Apart from my investigative and human interest stories that highlight the depredations of oil exploration on the region’s land, water and air and the concomitant effects on lives and livelihood of the people, I went a step further to lead international media organisations to produce far-reaching and very revealing news features and documentaries to draw attention to the atrocities committed against our people.
The group threatened a showdown with political office holders from the Niger Delta region in the federal cabinet if nothing is done to fast track the development of the region.
Dikio made this known at the graduation of 200 delegates of PAP at Bradama International Skill Works Limited, Agadagba-Obon in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Sunday.
In a statement by its Programme Coordinator, Botti Isaac, entitled: “Plight of Niger Delta Communities: A Call for Justice for Rumuekpe,” the group lamented that the living conditions of residents of the community are fast depleting as the people, who mainly rely on fishing and farming for livelihood, can no longer do so.
Tony Uranta, UNDEDSS Executive Secretary, in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos said that the Niger-Delta had not taken position on the ongoing agitations by various emancipation groups.
Osinbajo stated this on Tuesday in an address delivered virtually at a National Summit on the Integration of Artisanal and Modular Refinery Operations in Nigeria.
Speaking with News Agency of Nigeria on the development in Lagos on Monday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will not be distracted by the absurdity.
Dokubo’s declaration was contained in a statement issued by one Uche Mefor, described as the Head of Information and Communication of the customary government. Copies of the statement were made available to journalists in Warri on Sunday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a Dutch court on Friday had ordered the Nigerian subsidiary of Shell to pay compensation over the 2008 oil spills in Oruma, Bayelsa State, Goi in Rivers State and Ikot Ada Udo in Akwa Ibom State.
This was just as the upper chamber approved a recommendation by the Senate and House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta for an extension of the budget implementation timeline to March 31, 2021.
President Buhari stated this on Friday while declaring open the fourth Meeting of the National Council on Niger Delta at the Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the meeting which held on Tuesday at Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt, drew participants from the various zones and chapters, including Ijaw sons and daughters in the Diaspora.
The Deputy Senate President made a case for 100 per cent utilisation of the funds for oil-bearing communities, as against the practice where states release only 50 per cent of the money to development commissions in their states.
His Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yomi Odunuga, said in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja that Omo-Agege’s appeal came on the heels of recent threats by a coalition of nine militant groups in the Niger Delta expressing readiness to resume hostilities by attacking oil and gas facilities.
Akpabio made the appeal at the stakeholders’ conference comprising the youth in Uyo on Saturday.
Leading the debate on the general principles of the bill on Wednesday during plenary, Senate Leader Yahaya Abdullahi announced continuation of the budget consideration by the lawmakers.
The said article, which was shared on several platforms, elicited only revulsion from patriotic Urhobo sons and daughters unfortunate enough to have read the gibberish from the febrile minds of Keme and his motley band of misfits masquerading as scholars.
The position of the company was contained in a statement on Friday.
Since his appointment as Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, a lawyer, senator and former governor of Akwa Ibom State, has come under the most virulent attacks and orchestrated media lynching. The same man who was the toast of the Nigerian media and even political associates and opponents on account of his uncommon leadership that wrought uncommon transformation in his state has suddenly become the subject of media hounding.