Tag: Niger Delta

Ayomitide AdeyinkaOctober 6, 2023

Number of active mobile subscriptions peaked at 220 million in August – NCC; Atiku Addresses Pres. Tinubu’s Alleged CSU Certificate Forgery | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss. ...

YNaijaApril 12, 2023

Obi’s petition against Tinubu incompetent – INEC tells court; Wike begged me to help him emerge as VP – Dino Melaye | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss: Obi’s petition against Tinubu ...

Bernard DayoMarch 3, 2021

Oil spillage is still a thing in the Niger Delta and why environmental justice is needed

Just last week, we reported on the resurfacing of Niger Delta freedom fighters stating the injustices their region grapple with ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 24, 2021

Maybe it’s time to finally address the injustices faced by the Niger Delta

In a viral video posted by AIT on Twitter, a militia group from the Niger Delta known as the Supreme ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 10, 2020

Ogoni 9: 25 years later and the very essence of Ken Saro-Wiwa’s struggle still lives with us

Through out Nigeria’s 60-year history, one problem has remained prevalent; managing to find its way through decades and decades of ...

Chinedu OkaforJuly 21, 2020

FG or Niger Deltans? Nigerians debate who to blame in NDDC saga

Politicians in Nigeria since our independence have struggled with moral decency. This in turn has caused a number of troubling ...

Bernard DayoApril 8, 2018

Ifeoma Chukwuogo is addressing the soot crisis in Port Harcourt with her short documentary “Collateral Damage”

When I first heard of the Soot in Port Harcourt, the Rivers capital, my initial reaction was that it felt something ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 30, 2017

Niger Delta: 10 refineries reach advanced stage, Ogoni clean-up record progress – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the Buhari administration is committed to promoting the establishment of privately financed modular refineries ...

AzeezDecember 22, 2017

Niger Delta militants are not happy with Buhari over planned withdrawal of $1bn to fight Boko Haram

A coalition of Niger Delta militants on Thursday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of double standards in the handling of security issues ...

EditorNovember 17, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] 22 years after the killing of Ken Saro Wiwa, a sad reflection on the state of Niger-delta

November 10, 1995 the Military junta under the leadership of the late dictator General Sani Abacha executed the late Ken ...

EditorNovember 8, 2017

YNaija Editorial: The proposed 2018 budget reiterates just how out of touch our government is

After what has seemed like a year teetering on the edge of uncertainty, President Buhari has beaten an undisclosed illness ...

EditorNovember 8, 2017

Apparently, there’s no plan for education | 5 takeaways from Buhari’s 2018 budget presentation

by Alexander O. Onukwue President Muhammadu Buhari made history at the National Assembly today where he proposed a record N8.61 ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 13, 2017

“Every part of Nigeria matters to us” – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo assured that Niger Delta people will benefit maximally from the wealth and natural resources of their ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 4, 2017

The use of force is not an alternative to conflict resolution | Niger Delta Governors

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Usani and governors of the Niger Delta states including Prof. Ben Ayade (Cross River); ...

AzeezOctober 3, 2017

Army to launch Operation Crocodile Smile II in N’Delta

The Nigerian Army has said it would launch the second phase of Operation Crocodile Smile in the Niger Delta. Spokesman ...

Samuel OkikeOctober 3, 2017

The Big 5: Oby Ezekwesili calls Buhari’s Independence speech ‘divisive;’ EU releases €20m to Niger Delta; and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: Former education minister Oby Ezekwesili has criticised ...

EditorOctober 2, 2017

[The Activism Blog] EU releases £20m to tackle water challenges in Niger Delta

The European Union has released €20 million to the Niger-delta region. This was done to promote socio-economic activities and peace ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 18, 2017

N’Delta coalition says FG is behind robbery at Jonathan’s Abuja house, ask for justice

The Niger Delta Youth Coalition for Peace and Progress has blamed the federal government for the robbery at the Abuja ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2017

Buhari has done what Jonathan could not do for N’Delta – Former Senator

A former Senator, Clever Ikisipo (Bayelsa East) has commended the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to develop the Niger Delta ...

AzeezSeptember 9, 2017

PANDEF commends N’Delta militants for withdrawing quit notice to northerners, Yorubas

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) on Friday applauded the Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators for withdrawing the quit notice ...

Samuel OkikeSeptember 8, 2017

The Big 5: ASUU/FG reach agreement; Police launch mobile app to curb kidnapping; and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the big 5 stories you should be monitoring today: The Federal Government on Thursday warned that ...

AzeezSeptember 7, 2017

N’Delta militants withdraw quit notice to northerners, Yorubas

A coalition of Niger Delta agitators on Thursday withdrew its quit notice to northerners and Yoruba living in the region. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 3, 2017

Militants threaten to resume attacks, say quit notice still stands

The Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators (CNDA) has threatened to resume attacks on oil installations in the Niger Delta on ...

AzeezSeptember 2, 2017

N’Delta militants withdraw quit notice to northerners, Yorubas

A coalition of Niger Delta militants on Friday withdrew the quit notice issued to Northerners and Yorubas in the region. ...

AzeezAugust 28, 2017

Our quit notice to northerners, Yoruba still stands – N’Delta militants

The coalition of Niger Delta Agitators has said its quit notice to northerners and Yorubas in the region to leave ...

AzeezAugust 26, 2017

Quit notice: We are not comfortable with the threat, OPC tells N’Delta leaders

The Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) has asked Niger Delta leaders to caution militants in the order who issued quit notice ...

EditorAugust 14, 2017

In ‘the threats’ premier league, how strong are the referees in managing the situation?

by Alexander O. Onukwue In about four week’s time, the Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators will begin to prevent Nigeria ...

AzeezAugust 14, 2017

Ignore quit notice by Niger Delta militants | PANDEF tells Yorubas, Hausas

The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has urgd Yorubas and Hausa to ignore the quit notice issued to them by militants ...

EditorAugust 12, 2017

Operation zero oil: Are the militants trying to get Osinbajo’s attention?

by Alexander O. Onukwue A Coalition of some Niger Delta groups has threatened to start destroying oil facilities in the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 8, 2017

FG to recruit 10,000 youth from oil-rich N’Delta communities – Boroh

About 10,000 youth from oil-rich Niger Delta communities will be eemployed by the Federal Government as surveillance and security officers ...

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