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Niger Delta leaders and stakeholders have persuaded the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, to shelve their plan to recommence bombing of oil facilities in the Niger Delta region in the interim, to give the Federal Government more time to address the demands of the oil region.
A group of Niger Delta elders, under the aegis of Pan Niger Delta People’s Congress (PNDPC), has stablished contacts with the leadership the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) over the threat of renewed hostilities and bombing of oil facilities in the region.
Rivers State Leader of PANDEF, a former Minister, Alabo Graham Douglas, on Monday, ahead the Forum’s fourth session in Port Harcourt, pleaded with youths and agitators in the region to be patient with the elders, saying the Federal Government was committed to the development of the region.
The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, in coalition with nine other militant groups, last night vowed to plunge Nigeria into another economic recession if urgent steps were not taken to address issues facing the region.
A coalition of Niger Delta militants on Friday, withdrew the quit notice issued to Northerners and Yorubas in the region.
The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) led by Edwin Kiagbodo Clark yesterday responded to its alleged overthrow by a coalition of militants under the platform of Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA).
The coalition of Niger Delta militants has reaffirmed its position that the Chief Edwin Clark-led Pan Niger Delta Forum can no longer enter into negotiations with the Federal Government on behalf of the region.
Cyprus is gearing up for presidential elections on January 28 that could determine whether the divided Mediterranean island resumes a push for reunification.
The tension at Onicha-Olona community in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, occasioned by the killing of a farmer by Fulani herdsmen on Friday has been doused.
Crude oil production in Nigeria rose by 88,700 barrels per day last month, the second biggest increase among its peers in the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries.
The Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) has disbursed a total of N152.974 billion to 23 power generation companies (Gencos) within the first seven months of 2017, according to a report.
Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, has declared that the achievements recorded by President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo in the last two and half years have surpassed the achievements of former ruling party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in sixteen years.
Veteran actor, Chief Chika Okpala, popularly known as Zebrudaya, says lack of sponsorship have hindered production of most television series in the country.
The Accountant General of the Federation, AGF, Ahmed Idris, has revealed that the federal government has released N35 billion to fulfil its promise to settle the backlog of promotion arrears owed federal civil servants across the federation.
The Police Command in Zamfara has arrested 20 suspected kidnappers and members of outlawed groups known as “Yansakai” and recovered various arms from them.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it prosecuted no fewer than 116 traffic offenders for 311 offences in Bayelsa in 2017.
Pope Francis called Sunday for hospitality towards migrants, calling it a "sin" to give in to fear of the other as he marked the World Day of Migrants and Refugees.