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The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide has warned political actors in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) against resorting to violence and bloodshed in their various governorship primaries in Bayelsa State.
The newly appointed Executive Director, Finance and Administration in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Maxwell Oko, has given assurances that under him, the NDDC would work towards giving expression to its original dream.
A bloody clash was averted on Saturday by the police in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, following failed attempts by a former militant leader and Niger Delta activist, Asari Dokubo, to hold an expanded inaugural meeting in support of Biafra.
Former Commissioner in Delta State, Dr Chris Ekiyor, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint and fire security chiefs until he finds a skilled combatant suitable for the job of tackling the nation’s security challenge.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta are to be given Niger Delta Leadership Awards 2018 by Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper, a multi-media organisation.
Ijaw youths in Bayelsa State at the weekend threatened to shutdown operations of telecommunication companies following unresolved issues bordering on diesel supply to their various power plants in the state.
The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide has appealed to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) give priority to qualified Ijaw persons in the ongoing recruitment exercise of the corporation.
The Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC) Worldwide has alleged that the Delta State Judiciary has been infected with the virus of nepotism and sectionalism, stressing that the composition of the Bench in the state does not reflect the time tested Federal Character principles.
The Ijaw Youth Council has hailed the election of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as Deputy Senate President in the ninth National Assembly as a positive step towards integrating the people of the Niger Delta into the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Delta State Ethnic Nationalities Youth Leaders Forum has threatened to resist plan to relocate the head office of the Nigerian Gas Marketing Company (NMGC), a subsidiary of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) from Warri to Abuja.
Youths under the aegis of Imo Youth Council (IYC) have petitioned the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko, to wade into the Constitutional crisis brewing in the State over the outcome of the general election.
The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide has alleged deliberate militarisation of Rivers state to prevent an Ijaw son from emerging winner of the governorship election in the state.
Ex-Niger Delta warlord, Mujahid Asari Dokubo, has raised alarm over alleged arrest of two of his cousins by the Nigerian Army.
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide has asked the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in last elections and President Muhammadu Buhari, to expedite action on ongoing projects in the Niger Delta, now that he has been re-elected.
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari following his victory in the just-concluded election.
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has commended President Mohammadu Buhari for the appointment of Prof. Nelson Brambiafa from Bayelsa State as the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Ijaw youths have rejected the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Progressive Governors’ Forum of the All Progressives Congress has inaugurated a governance programme steering committee to ensure uniformity of policy initiatives in all the APC controlled states.
The automatic employment of 37 graduating students of the Yobe College of Nursing and Midwifery by the State Government has excited residents.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu, over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which upheld their elections.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the National Assembly is eager to receive the 2020 budget proposals.
Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has listed key areas that he wants the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) to intervene in, as it rolls out its activities in the region to help people affected by the Boko Haram crisis to reclaim and rebuild their lives.
South African Government on Monday formally apologised to Nigerians and the Nigerian Government over recent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals including Nigerians in that country.
The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Ahmed Wase (APC-Plateau), has been sworn in as the first Deputy Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States Parliament.
Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay urged Brussels to show “creativity and flexibility” in negotiations over Britain leaving the EU on Thursday, after the Finnish prime minister said London must produce new proposals by the end of this month.
Stakeholders in the environment sector have commended Nigeria’s implementation of its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in terms of mitigation and adaptation of climate change.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday upheld the March 9 election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party.