• Niger Delta militants give oil firms seven-day ultimatum to leave region

    Niger Delta militants give oil firms seven-day ultimatum to leave region

    Angered by the alleged call by the president of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Igwe Achese, asking the Federal Government to engage the service of a security outfit managed by some ex-militants to guard oil facilities in region, the Adaka Boro Avengers yesterday issued a seven-day ultimatum to all multinationals to evacuate the area.

    They threatened that “there will be total War across all states in the Niger Delta region” thereafter.

    The group said the call by […]

  • Niger Deltans frustrating Buhari from developing region – Omo-Agege

    Niger Deltans frustrating Buhari from developing region – Omo-Agege

    According to reports, the Senator representing Delta Central senatorial district, Delta State, Ovie Omo-Agege, has alleged that the people of Niger Delta region were the ones making it difficult for President Muhammadu Buhari to come out with his blueprint for the development of the region.

    Fielding questions from newsmen after a meeting with host community leaders and other stakeholders in Urhoboland at Ughelli, Omo-Agege said: “From the moment the man became President, there has been a concerted effort to deprive him […]

  • I will empower, secure Niger Delta region – Buhari

    I will empower, secure Niger Delta region – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said his administration remains committed to empowering the Niger Delta.

    Buhari said this while playing host to some leaders of Ogoniland at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    He also used the opportunity to reaffirm his administration’s commitment towards the Ogoniland cleanup.

    The President, who took to his official twitter handle, @MBuhari, to welcome the delegates, said he remained committed “to cleaning, securing and empowering the Niger Delta.”

    He added that the mandate “is genuine. We made a promise, we will […]

  • FG condemns calls by some groups asking herdsmen to leave South-East region

    FG condemns calls by some groups asking herdsmen to leave South-East region

    The Federal Government has condemned calls by some individuals and groups in the south-east geo political zone for herdsmen to leave the region.

    The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, stated this on Sunday at Uburu, Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi.

    He was addressing journalists on the outcome of the All Progressives Congress, APC, South-East stakeholders meeting.

    According to him, the call is uncalled for as President Muhammadu Buhari has directed relevant agencies to take appropriate actions in halting the killings […]