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Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, one of the militant groups that asked the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, led by Chief Edwin Clark, ...
Abuja (Reuters) - Prominent community leaders in Nigeria's restive Niger Delta oil hub threatened on Monday to pull out of peace talks with ...

A proposed two-year strategic work plan by the Federal government for the development of the Niger Delta has elicited mixed reactions from ...
militants in the Niger Delta have issued the South-South leader and Convener of the Pan Niger -Delta Forum, PANDEF, Chief Edwin Clark, ...
Ijaw youth Congress (IYC) yesterday accused a northern 'cabals' in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari of frustrating efforts by ...

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has urged traditional rulers in the Southsouth to embrace the master-plan of the Niger Delta.
The Federal government has disclosed that it has spent over N34 billion on Niger Delta youths studying abroad. FG said the money was spent ...
"Let people do the right thing within the South-south. If people do the right thing it is for the benefit of the people of Niger Delta," said Mr Magu.
Following calls that the Niger Delta is asking for too much in resource control, Annkio Briggs who is an environmental activist has said that the ...
Alhaji Asari Dokubo who is a former Niger Delta militant leader has blamed people from the region who held top political positions for the ...
Leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Chief Edwin Clark, has asked the federal government to, as a matter of urgency, constitute a ...
Yenagoa -- At least four suspected Niger Delta militants were killed in the early hours of yesterday while several others who were wounded ...
Niger Delta militant groups have declared their support for the Leader of the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu's call for people ...
A spokesman of the special security, outfit deployed in the Niger Delta, Major Abubakar Abdullahi, also promised that its ongoing operation to ...
Attempt by a syndicate which specialised in conveying illegally refined petroleum products from Niger Delta region of the country to ready ...
The Itsekiri National youth Council (INYC) has reaffirmed its commitment to the Deleghe declaration, noting that the council is very committed to ...

The leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force (NDPSF), Muhajid Dokubo-Asari, has spoken about the Niger Delta struggle, The Cable ...
Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change, NDIMRC, yesterday, hailed Nigeria Agip oil company Limited, NAOC, for the ...
The Special Adviser to the President on Niger-Delta, Paul Boroh, said President Muhammadu Buhari approved everything he asked him for ...
Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators has condemned the recent alliance meeting between the Yorubas, Middle Belt, South East and Niger Delta ...
The Niger Delta young leaders' threat was contained in a statement issued at the end of a stakeholders roundtable, which held in Port Harcourt ...
On 15 August, 2011, the federal government announced the approval of a "Transitional Safety Allowance" for ex-Niger Delta militants under the ...
Niger Delta youth Vanguard for APC, yesterday, commended Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, led by Nsima Ekere, on ongoing development ...
A Niger Delta group, Kombot-Egbema & Gbaramatu Graduates Association, has threatened to shutdown the operations of Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) over ...
A militant group, Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, NDRC, has threatened to stop oil exploration in the region if Northerners carry out an alleged coup.
Real Admiral Apochi Suleiman is the Commander of the joint military task force 'Operation Delta Safe' (OPDS) with the mandate to rid the creeks of the oil rich Niger Delta region of criminals, which include oil thieves, sea pirates, kidnappers etc.
Former national chairman, Traditional Rulers of Oil Producing Communities of Nigeria, TROMPCON, His Majesty, Charles Ayemi-Botu, has said the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo "goofed by harping" on the Nigerian Constitution to insist that the country ...
The House of Representatives recently passed a bill seeking to amend the NLNG Act to compel the company to pay three per cent of its total annual budget to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). What is the NDDC asking for and why is NLNG ...
Niger Delta leaders have again harped on the need to restructure the country and give the federating units a better sense of belonging.
A group, the Coalition of Isoko Ex-agitators Leaders, has called on the Federal government to include former militants from the Isoko clan into the ongoing peace building talks.
Ex-agitators in the Niger Delta have promised to support President Muhammadu Buhari's initiatives in the Niger Delta. This decision was announced after a meeting between the ex-agitators of phases 2 and 3 and the Special Adviser to the President on ...
The statement quoted Mr. Boroh, also the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, as saying it is imperative for the leaders to meet regularly with officials of the Amnesty Programme.
The Niger Delta Elders and Leaders Forum (NDELF) on Thursday, June 22, demanded a 37% increase on the oil derivation for the region.
Former militant leaders in the Niger Delta region are currently demanding 30 percent pipeline surveillance money saying this must be directly paid to each of the leaders and not through a single individual.
In a chat with newsmen in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, Loyibo said, "In the Niger Delta, we want true federalism; we want derivation to increase from 13 per cent to 50 per cent; we want the infrastructure in the region to be upgraded to the standard ...
(Ecofin Agency) - Shell is considering investing in a gas project in Niger Delta, Osagie Okunbor, the Managing Director of Shell petroleum Development Co.
Elders from the Niger Delta have called for true federalism as the only holistic approach of addressing rising tension in the country.
The SPDC JV also produced more gas in 2016 from the Agbada Early Gas Production Facility, which is expected to further boost gas availability on the eastern Niger Delta domestic gas network and enhance power generation by over 150 MW of electricity.
The Coalition of Niger Delta youth Leaders (CNDYL) has raised the alarm over an alleged plot to poison George Turnah, the 33-year-old godson of former President Goodluck Jonathan, who is presently in the custody of the Economic and Financial crimes ...
President of National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-Agitators, Israel Eshanekpe Akpodoro, has said that the quit notice issued to Northerners residing in the Niger Delta region to vacate the zone before October 1, 2017 was a joke of the season, insisting ...
Prominent Niger Delta former freedom fighter and Senior Special Assistant (General Duties), to Bayelsa State government, Mr. Goddy Smith, has advised the ...
A coalition of Bayelsa based Politicians and Civil advocacy groups involved in peace advocacy in the Niger Delta, the Patriotic Niger Deltans for Good ...
Unfortunately, this development has been followed by a release from an unknown source styled, Niger Delta Watchdogs, threatening all Northerners to quit Niger Delta region. Meanwhile, another group went to the extent of harvesting from the internet, ...
The fragile peace in the Niger Delta may soon give way to violence as hundreds of angry youths from the nine states have threatened to destroy the peace deal entered with the federal government over allegation of insincerity on the issue of ...
Rather than hasten development in the region, interventionist efforts in the Niger Delta have become a veritable means of corrupt enrichment of ind...
Deirdre LaPin is a development expert currently based in the US. She is an also Africanist scholar who has studied Nigeria for over 45 years.
MINISTER of Niger Delta, Pastor Usani Uguru has ordered a staff audit in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in order to fish out ghost workers.
Image result for Rivers activists call for stronger measures in Niger Delta Experts are calling for a new policy framework that would bring about stronger ...
When stories are recounted about Nigeria and how the General Ojukwu's declaration of the Republic of Biafra which led to the 18 months civil war, not much is said about the declaration of the first Republic within Nigeria called the Niger Delta Republic.


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