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Nigerian Military under the Nigerian Navy have allegedly laid siege at Escravos, anchoring their gun boats at the front of Oporoza creek, the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State.
Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has tasked Urhobos, the fifth largest ethnic group in Nigeria and other Deltans to sustain the follow up for resuscitation of the six sea ports in the state.
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) Joint Venture (JV) has appealed to its host communities to continue to create the enabling environment for sustainable business growth.
Agge straddles Delta and Bayelsa states in Burutu and Ekeremor Local Government Areas. The community, which hosts a deep seaport, is rapidly being eaten by the Atlantic Ocean, writes Okungbowa Aiwerie, Asaba
The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Asaba, on Saturday, nullified the election of Senator James Manager of the Peoples Democratic Party as the senator representing Delta South senatorial district.
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Tuomo Ward 3, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, have rejected plans by the former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godsday Orubebe, to defect to the party.
A member of the House of Representatives, Chief Efe Afe, has called on the federal government to revive the Sapele Port as well as other ports across Nigeria.
The Olu of Warri, His Majesty Ogiamen Ikenwoli, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to open up ports facilities in the Southern and Eastern corridors to help decongest the Lagos ports, which has grounded economic activities in Lagos.
About 170,000 fishermen from 350 communities in Delta, Bayelsa, Ondo states have expressed hope of victory in a case between it and oil giant, Shell that has been in court since 2011.
Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Friday commended Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on his development initiatives, especially the road projects executed in the riverine communities.
The communities, including Toru-Tubegbe, Bolou-Tubegbe and Tamo-Tubegbe, alleged that the ongoing road project in the area being executed by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) did not include bridges which will link them to other communities.
Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
Niger Delta leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, on Wednesday appealed to the Federal Government to withdraw the military from all election duties.
Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on security agents to investigate the “financial dealings” of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
Despite the public outcry, a controversial bill to regulate social media has passed second reading in the Nigerian Senate.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a staff of the Protocol Unit of the Ebonyi State Government House, Abakaliki, over alleged N17 Million fraudulent transactions.
Jose Mourinho has been appointed as the new Tottenham Hotspur boss following the dismissal of Mauricio Pochettino last night, and the Portuguese will face West Ham United on Saturday in his first game in charge of the North Londoners.
The police, on Wednesday, arraigned one Mr Livingstone Okpezi in a Karshi Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, over alleged cruelty to his child
Nigerian 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball winner Sani Emmanuel has revealed why he quit football four years ago when he was largely expected to go on and make himself a fine career.
Real Madrid star Eden Hazard would like a return to Chelsea to play under Frank Lampard following the club’s good start to the season.
The All Progressives Congress Governorship Campaign Council has told the Kogi State Chapter Of the People’s Democratic Party to stop spreading fake news and face its imminent defeat in Saturday Governorship poll.
The US Senate unanimously adopted legislation Tuesday supporting “human rights and democracy” in Hong Kong and threatening to revoke its special economic status, angering China which promptly summoned a US diplomat and threatened countermeasures.
Five supporters of former president Evo Morales were killed Friday in violent clashes between protesters and security forces in Bolivia, according to an AFP correspondent who saw the bodies at a hospital.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed the crash-landing of its helicopter on Thursday at its base in Enugu.