Archives for May, 2016

Chevron, Agbami Parties Move To Save Lives On Delta Roads

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By Our Correspondent Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) and the Agbami Parties said they are committed to saving lives on roads in the oil-rich Delta State. The community Engagement Co-ordinator of Chevron Nigeria Limited, Mr. Charles Egbuedo, handing over the keys of the Police Motor Bikes to Chief Clement Ofuani. Speaking recently in Asaba, the Delta State capital during the ...

Delta Lawmakers pass vote of confidence on Okowa, Igbuya, others

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By Our Correspondent Lawmakers of the Delta State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, praised Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Speaker, Rt. Hon Monday Igbuya and other principal officers of the House for strengthening the bond of unity, fostering the spirit of oneness, enhancing development and promoting good governance. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa The lawmakers also passed a vote of confidence on the ...

THE CONDEMNABLE SELF-INFLICTING NIGER DELTA AVANGERS MILITANTS ATTACKS ON OIL AND GAS ASSETS IN DELTA STATE – NOT IN THE INTEREST OF THE DELTA STATE PEOPLE

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By Zik Gbemre We once again condemn in the strongest term the recent reawakened militant bomb blasts attacks on Oil and Gas Pipelines/Assets in strategic areas of Delta State and other parts of the Niger Delta region by the so called Niger Delta Avengers (NDA). Niger Delta Avengers As relevant Stakeholders and Advocates of Sustainable Peace and Development ...

Wellington Hotel Returned to Owner After 8 Months in Court With Sterling Bank

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By Francis Sadhere, Warri Barely eight months after Sterling Bank was alleged to have illegally taken over the ownership of the popular Wellington Hotel Limited located at Effurun in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta state, original owner of the Hotel today took over the possession after Sterling bank lost the case at the Federal High Court in Lagos. ...

Rivers APC Declares Buhari a Son of the Niger Delta

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...Rates his Administration high on First Anniversary ...Hails Amaechi’s score card as Transportation Minister By Nwaorgu Faustinus   The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has declared President Muhammadu Buhari an honourary son of the Niger Delta, saying that he has in only one year in office demonstrated his great love for the region and determination to fast-track its development. President Mohammadu Buhari The ...

Avengers, Vandals: Military invades more Delta communities

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...Scores of Villagers Still Missing, Says Mulade By Our Correspondent The Joint Military Task Force, codenamed ‘’Operations Pulo Shield’’, on the wee hours of Monday invaded more Ijaw communities in search of vandals and militants bombing oil and gas facilities in Delta State. Niger Delta Avengers The communities include, Benikrukru, Kokodiagbene, Kurutie and Okerenkoko, all in Warri South West Council. According to the ...

Boroh Spreads Message of Peace, Spends Democracy Day in Oproza

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By Mene Lube While Nigerians were celebrating their Democracy Day, the special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and the Coordinator of the Niger Delta Presidential Amnesty Programme was busy in the creeks finding a lasting solution to the recent attacks on the nation’s oil and gas installations in the Niger Delta region. After series of meetings in Warri, Delta ...

I am not a politician, I mean all I say – Boroh

By Mene Lube In an effort to finding a lasting solution to the recent unrest in the Niger Delta region, the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and the Coordinator of the Niger Delta Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brigedier General (Rtd) P.T. Boroh has engaged ex militant leaders from around the region. A meeting that was well attended by leaders ...

Why Buhari is yet to reveal amount recovered from loot

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Alhaji Lai Mohammed has revealed the real reason President Muhammadu Buhari did not release details of looted asset recovered from corrupt persons. President Mohammadu Buhari. Premium Times quoted the minister of Information and Culture as saying that the president did not make the disclosure due “legal reasons.” Speaking on the evening of Sunday, May 29, after Buhari’s ...

Pro-Biafra activists announce peaceful rally

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The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) asked all its supporters to join the group on May 30 as it launches a peaceful rally in remembrance of fallen heroes and heroines who died during the civil war of 1967 to 1970, Daily Post reports. Emma Powerful, the IPOB spokesperson, in a statement unveiled on May 29, said ...

Tompolo Calls On Niger Delta Avengers To Stop Attacks on Oil Facilities

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...Says Fed. Govt Only Interested in Flow of Oil in region By Francis Sadhere Ex-Niger Delta militant, High Chief Government  Ekpemukpolo has called on the dreaded militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, to stop attacks on oil facilities and embrace peace for the good of the country, just as he said that the federal government will do anything to ensure that oil continues to flow in the region at all cost. High Chief Government Ekpemupolo Ekpemupolo who stated this in a statement made available to our correspondent in Warri today, appealed to the Niger Delta Avengers to stop the economic sabotage and engage the government in dialogue, noting that their actions will not do the nation any good at this critical period of ...

IYC Condemns Militarization of Oporoza Community

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...Calls On Nigerians, International Community To Prevail on Buhari to Withdraw military By Francis Sadhere The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Worldwide has condemned the continued heavy militarization of Oporoza community in Warri  South West Local Government Area of Delta State, calling on Nigerians and the international community to prevail on President Mohammadu Buhari to withdraw the military. Spokesman of IYC, Barrister Eric Omare in a statement made available to our correspondent today, said that as at the time of issuing this statement people of Oporoza Community were being held hostage as no one is allowed to leave or enter the community. He added that yesterday 'a 40 horse power speed boat which came to rescue residents in serious medical condition was seriously attacked by the soldiers and the state of the persons that were inside the boat are still unknown.' He said, 'Oporoza, the Headquarters of Gbaramatu Clan in Warri South West Local ...

IYC Denies Purpoted Suspension of National President, Spokesman

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...Says moles have infiltrated IYC By Francis Sadhere   The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worlwild has denied the purpoted suspension of its National President, Udeng Eradiri and Spokesman, Barrister Eric Omare, saying the letter was fraudulently prepared by only the National Secretary, Mobilization Officer and National Legal Adviser, Mr. Bristol-Alagbariya Emmanuel, Ekine Egbelekro and Wisdom Ikuli respectively. This was contained in a press statement by the IYC Spokesman, Barr. Eric Omare and made available to our correspondent in Warri ...

Kofi Bartels: APC Condemns intimidation, harassment of journalists by Gov. Wike

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Nwaorgu Faustinus The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, said it has come to the party’s notice that the Rivers State Government led by Gov. Nyesom Wike has declared a total war on local journalists in Rivers State. The APC in a press statement signed by its Spokesman, Senibo Chris Fineboned and made available to ...
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