Follow Us On:

Home » Archives by category » Regional News » Niger Delta

Artisans, fishermen in Bayelsa hail FG’s effort on oil spill

Artisans, fishermen in Bayelsa hail FG’s effort on oil spill

Artisan fishermen in Bayelsa   have commended the Federal Government for prevailing on Shell to begin negotiation on compensating those affected by the December 2011 oil spill from its Bonga…

Local Council polls in Delta: financial prudence is the key to success –Mofe Edema

Local Council polls in Delta: financial prudence is the key to success –Mofe Edema

By Emma Arubi /  Snr. Correspondent, Warri   AHEAD the October 25 council polls in Delta State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairmanship flag bearer for Warri South, Hon Mathew…

FG sponsored N4.4b Utor Bridge excites Ebu, Ilyenlen, Illah communities

FG sponsored N4.4b Utor Bridge excites Ebu, Ilyenlen, Illah communities

Some communities in Delta and Edo states have expressed optimism that the recently inaugurated N4.4 billion Utor Bridge linking their communities will boost economic activities in their localities. Vice-President Namadi…

Students want Urhobo candidate for 2015 Delta guber race

Students want Urhobo candidate for 2015 Delta guber race

By Sam Akadoro  /  Special Correspondent, Sapele   Following what they they described as continuous marginalisation in spite of thier being in the majority in the state, National Association of…

Boat operators seek govt assistance

Boat operators seek govt assistance

Private boat operators in Delta have called on the state government to help them in rebuilding the 13 jetties along the waterways in the state to enhance their operations. Spokesperson…

Eket council boss tasks indigenes on unity

By Emmanuel Udom /  Senior Correspondent, Lagos    It was a day of joy for the people of Eket of Akwa Ibom State resident in Lagos, when their local government…

Itsekiri group faults endorsement of candidates

By Emma Arubi  /  Snr. Correspondent, Warri   Ahead the 2015 general elections, the leadership of the Itsekiri ethnic nationality represented by the apex socio-cultural body, Itsekiri Leaders of Thought…

Bayelsa: Owners of land acquired for Kaima Model School demand compensation

Owners of land acquired by the Bayelsa Government for the construction of the Kaima Model Secondary School have appealed to government to compensate them without further delay. Spokesperson of the…

Ex-lawmaker from Owan West revives campaign for comeback

By Isaac Olamikan Special Correspondent, Benin A former member of the Edo State House of Assembly representing Owan West, Blessing Agbebaku, has re-oiled his campaign machinery to return to the legislative…

UNIPORT sends SOS to FG on land encroachment

The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) has appealed to the Federal Government to check encroached on its land by powerful individuals. The appeal was contained in a statement in Port…

Disabled persons take protest against neglect to Bayelsa Assembly

By Igoniko Oduma Correspondent, Yenagoa Hundreds of aggrieved physically-challenged persons in Bayelsa State on Thursday besieged the state House of Assembly complex in Yenagoa to protest neglect by the state…

Group urges Nigerians to elect credible leaders

Rivers Converge, a political pressure group on Friday called on Nigerians to elect credible men and women come 2015. Leader of the group, Mr Nimi Walson-Jack, made the call at…

Igbo students to support Jonathan in 2015

Igbo students to support Jonathan in 2015

By Sam Akadoro –  Special Correspondent Sapele   The College of Education, Warri, chapter of the Igbo Students Alumni Congress (ISAC) has commended President Goodluck Jonathan on his effort in…

Bayelsa PDP receives defecting APC stalwarts

Bayelsa PDP receives defecting APC stalwarts

By Igoniko Oduma  / Correspondent, Yenagoa   Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday commenced the process to integrate into its fold some staunch members of the opposition…

Lamai raises stake in Edo North senatorial seat

Lamai raises stake in Edo North senatorial seat

By Chibuike Chukwu  /  Copy Editor   National Coordinator of ‘PDP Reloaded’, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) pressure group, Richard Lamai, recently declared his intention to contest the Edo North…

Benin decry traders non-evacuation of refuse

Traders in the Upper Mission Area Market in Benin have decried the non-evacuation of refuse in the market, saying that the refuse constituted serious health hazard to them. The traders…

IYC debunks suspension of Eradiri

By Igoniko Oduma   /  Correspondent, Yenagoa   The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has debunked claim in some quarters that its national president, Udengs Eradiri, has been suspended. A group…

Alamieyeseigha’s son’s death: Bayelsa calls for full-scale investigation

Alamieyeseigha’s  son’s death:  Bayelsa calls for full-scale investigation

The Bayelsa State government has expressed shock over the sudden demise of the son of the first civilian governor of the state, Mr. Oyamuyifa Alamieyeseigha in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.…

ICRC to address impediments to PPP in Nigeria

Idongesit Ashameri  / Correspondent, Uyo   Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission has begun aggressive  moves to tackle impediments to Public Private Partnership (PPP)projects in the Nigeria. The move, as indicated in the…

NDDC: Providing employment for Niger Delta youths

By Sam Anokam  / Asst. Editor   Borne out of a need to facilitate a proactive response that will reduce employment woes in the states in its mandate area, 450 youths,…

Page 1 of 113123Next ›Last »