Members of the Committee who visited the Office of the Special Adviser to the President and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, in Abuja, described funds so far released out of the 2018 budgetary allocation to the Amnesty…
The Senate Committee on Niger Delta has expressed dismay on the delay in release of funds for payment of stipends and other allowances to beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme.
The position of the militants followed Tuesday’s raid of the Abuja home of the former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark
Cairo, who said this in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, added that the deceased was a distinguished politician.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Lagos State on Monday said it had arrested 19 nationals of Benin Republic for alleged theft of over 50,000 litres of petroleum products.
The Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta and oil major, Shell on Monday denied allegations of coercing the leadership of Aghoro 1 community in Bayelsa to sign a disputed report on oil spillage.
The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta has budgeted N3.4 million under its 2018 PIND Media Solution Journalism Innovative Grant for Peace Building and Economic Development to encourage media personnel and…
The International Committee of the Red Cross on Tuesday said no fewer than 1,500 deaths were recorded in 2017 from explosives, while 66 per cent of the deaths were civilians.
Tunji Idowu, the Deputy Executive Director, PIND made this known while answering questions from newsmen during the “CAPABLE Training of Regional and National Media Professionals’’ organised by PIND in Egbokodo-Itsekiri, Warri, Delta.
Vella said this on Tuesday in Abuja in a statement issued by the Spokesman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Ndu Ughamadu.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that this is contained in DPR’s report made available at a workshop organised for energy journalists in Lagos on Friday.
President Buhari gave the assurance when he received traditional rulers and some other eminent personalities from Isoko, Delta, led by Ovrawah, Omogha 1, Odiologbo of Oleh, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Friday.
Ikpeazu made the call on Thursday when the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru Usani, paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Umuahia.
Students, under the auspices of League of African Development Students, on Wednesday applauded the leadership of the Joint Task Force, JTF, in the Niger Delta for providing security for increased oil production.
US Consulate in Nigeria says it is strengthening collaboration with the Niger Delta Development Commission to promote peace and security in the region.
AVM Napoleon Bali, the new Air Officer Commanding, Mobility Command, made the pledge while taking over the command on Wednesday in Yenagoa.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Ondo ex-militants submitted their guns and ammunition under the Federal Government amnesty programme on November 17, 2017.
The Secretary-General of the IYC (Worldwide), Alfred Kemepado, said in a statement on Monday that only the implementation of the report of the Committee led by the Governor òf Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, before the 2019 elections would…