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Insecurity: Group Wants IGP, Delta Govt To Deploy Security To Sapele

FROM IKHILI EBALU, BENIN CITY The President of Riverine Peace Initiative in Niger Delta, Comrade Toluwa Mulade has called on Inspector General of Police , Mohammed Akali to prevail over the daily killing going on in Sapele and other parts

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Ex-millitant Leaders Disassociate Selves From Petition To NSA Against Gen Ndiomu

By Blessing Otobong-Gabriel Some ex-millitant leaders from the Niger Delta region on Monday disassociated themselves from a petition purpotedly written to the National Security Adviser, NSA, against the Interim Administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, Major General Barry Ndiomu Rtd. This

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Why We No Longer block East-West Road – Ex-agitators

Aniefiok Obong, Yenagoa Ex-agitators of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, have offered reasons why they stopped blocking the East-West road to agitate for their demands. The former agitators said one of the reason is the reforms introduced by the Interim

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Niger Delta Activists React To Claim By NNPC PMS Daily Consumption

The Niger Delta Activists Forum has expressed dismay Over NNPC recent declaration of one hundred and three million (103m) litres of premium motor spirit (pms) as national daily consumption volume, issued on monday, 5th july 2021 In a press release

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Buhari Hasn’t Addressed Core Demand Of Niger Deltans – Group

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu A Civil Society Organisation, Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy (VATLAD) has stated as false claims by Mr Femi Adesina that President Muhammadu Buhari has addressed demands of the Elders and Youths of South-South Region. A press

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Shell Confirms Oil Spillage In Bayelsa Community

Akam James, Yenagoa The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has confirmed an oil spill from its facility at Agbura-Otuokpoti area of Yenagoa, the state capital. The company’s Media Relations Manager, Bamidele Odugbesan, confirmed the incident in a statement in Yenagoa

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Emmanuel Flays FG’s Neglect, Seeks Ties With Govs To Fix Niger Delta Roads

BY INIOBONG EKPONTA, Uyo  Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has lamented that in spite of the enormous oil wealth drawn from the region, no commensurate infrastructural developments in roads  and other projects could be manifestly seen in the

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NDDC Will Be Platform for Rebirth of Transformation of Niger Delta Region – Hon Tunji-Ojo

Abdul Lateef Bamgbose The chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Honourable Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has expressed optimism that the NDDC will be a platform for the rebirth of the transformation of the Niger Delta

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ACIOE Seeks Adequate Proportion Derivation Funds For Niger-Delta Development

Mariam Sanni, Abuja The ACIOE Associates has called for a considerable proportion of the derivation funds for specific sectoral development in health, education, provision of portable water in the Niger Delta Region. The Project Lead of the Foundation, Funmi Adesanya

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Okowa Urges Buhari to Reconstitute NDDC Board

Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba Delta Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reconstitute the Board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), saying that instability in the commission’s board has contributed to the systemic institutional failure of the

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