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Nigerian Army kills suspected oil bunkering kingpin in Rivers

A suspected notorious cultist and illegal oil bunkering kingpin, Korobe Menele Loveday, who has been on the wanted list of the security agencies for terrorizing communities in Rivers State has been killed.
A group known as Coalition of Niger Delta Concerned Youths says the government of President Muhammadu Buhari is working to ensure that the demands of the Niger Delta region are met.

President Buhari working to develop Niger Delta – group

A group known as Coalition of Niger Delta Concerned Youths says the government of President Muhammadu Buhari is working to ensure that the demands of the Niger Delta region are met.

Bayelsa needs visionary leader – PDP aspirant

Bayelsa State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant, Dr. Franklin Osaisai, has promised to build on the achievement of Governor Seraike Dickson when elected in November.

General Buratai: Nigeria passing through difficult period

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has declared that the nation is passing through difficult times, saying notwithstanding that, the army has been deployed in the 36 states of the federation and Abuja, for the defence of the country’s territorial integrity.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

2019 polls: God intervened to give us victory – Governor Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that God came down and personally intervened in the electoral turbulence of the state to give Rivers the desired victory.
Ahmed Lawan and Ovie Omo-Agege

DSP Omo-Agege: Niger Delta now has a voice in President Buhari’s government – IYC

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.

June 12: MOSOP calls for social justice in Nigeria

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has called for social justice in Nigeria as panacea to the increasing insecurity ravaging the country.

Ohanaeze hails federal government for honouring MKO Abiola

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has commended the Federal government for commemorating June 12 and making it a Democracy Day as well as a public holiday.

Nigeria’s Pelfaco signs oil production sharing deal with Congo Republic

Nigerian private oil and gas company Pelfaco signed a production sharing deal with Congo Republic’s state energy firm on a 32-million barrel oil field on Tuesday, Congo’s oil ministry said.
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Amnesty programme beneficiaries will transform economy

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme who had been trained in various skills and empowered in their respective trade areas would become the backbone of Nigeria’s economy.
Tuoyo Omatsuli

N3.6 billion fraud: NDDC recovered N100 billion from IOC – witness

A prosecution witness, Mr Ibinabo Micheal-West, on Monday, told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) recovered over N100 billion from International Oil companies (IOC).
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme says the Amnesty Office has trained a total of 1,401 beneficiaries in various skills in the last one year.

Amnesty Office: 137 persons trained on ICT, Welding to graduate

The Presidential Amnesty Programme is set to graduate no fewer than 137 persons trained in different vocational skills, its Official has said.

Federal government revokes license of MKO Abiola’s Summit Oil

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has revoked five Oil Mining Licenses (OML) and one Oil Prospecting Licence (OPL) belonging to five companies.
NDDC’s Acting Managing Director, Prof. Nelson Brambaifa, stated this when a delegation of Income Electrix and consulting consortia from Germany and Singapore visited him in Port Harcourt yesterday.

Youths, ex-militants clash over threats to NDDC

Youths of the Niger Delta and ex-militants have clashed over threats by the former agitators seeking removal of the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof. Nelson Brambaifa.

ERA urges federal government to declare state of emergency on Niger Delta environment to...

Environmental Right Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on Niger Delta environment to end gas flaring in the region.

Activists charge federal government on fossil fuel ban

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has called on the federal government to exhibit serious political will to invest on renewal energy sources as alternative to fossil energy.
NDDC Managing Director, Prof. Nelson Brambaifa visits Eze Blessing Wagor in Ikwere

NDDC to complete power projects in Rivers communities

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it will soon complete ongoing pilot power projects built for communities in Rivers.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

CSOs: Nigeria leading Africa in climate change mitigation efforts

Some Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, including Climate and Sustainable Development Network of Nigeria, CSDevNet and Pan African Climate Justice, PACJA, say Nigeria is placed in the forefront of leading efforts in Africa to mitigate the effect of climate change.

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Rivers United to face Akwa United as Federation Cup reaches Round of 32

Football fans will be presented with more than value for their money at any of the match venues they decide to go and watch in the Federation Cup Round of 32 with mouth-watering fixtures ready to be served to them on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.
Nigerian Army

Nigerian Army kills suspected oil bunkering kingpin in Rivers

A suspected notorious cultist and illegal oil bunkering kingpin, Korobe Menele Loveday, who has been on the wanted list of the security agencies for terrorizing communities in Rivers State has been killed.
Catholic Archbishop of the Metropolitan See of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins

Archbishop Adewale Martins tasks Christians on unity

Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, Most Rev. Adewale Martins, on Sunday urged Christians to be instruments of unity in the society.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

PDP chieftain tasks National Assembly on sufferings among Nigerians

Alexander Mwolwus, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Plateau State, has challenged the 9th National Assembly (NASS) to quickly evolve means of cushioning the sufferings and plights of Nigerians.
Frank Lampard

Craig Burley: Frank Lampard to Chelsea talk is ridiculous

Chelsea continue to be heavily linked with a move to bring Frank Lampard back to the club as their new manager, but Craig Burley says such talk would be “derided and be ridiculous” if there were not such strong ties between the Blues and the current Derby County boss.