[This Day] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has reiterated the commitment of the Buhari administration to addressing the prevailing challenges concerning development in the Niger Delta region, even as he expressed the desire of the Federal Government towards sustainable peace in the oil-rich region.
[This Day] Yenagoa -The federal government yesterday described as fake and sinister a report that the outbreak of Monkey Pox in Bayelsa State resulted from a free medical care exercise it is allegedly administered in some parts of the Niger Delta.
[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army on Thursday announced how two soldiers were rescued after a gun battle with militants in the Niger Delta.
[Leadership] Embattled Anglo-Dutch multinational oil and gas company, Shell, has challenged two class action suits brought against the company on Tuesday in London by two communities in Nigeria’s Niger Delta accusing Shell of contaminating their water bodies.
[Premium Times] U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic reforms, describing them as “bold”.
[Guardian] Warri -The Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGM) has vowed to blow up more oil installations, if government does not meet its demand for inclusion in negotiations with other militant groups.
[Leadership] Police detectives attached to the state police command, Asaba, Delta State have arrested the general overseer of a new generation church (name withheld) for allegedly raping a 7 year-old daughter of his church member.
[This Day] Abuja, Warri and Yenagoa -Barring any major progress in the ongoing dialogue between the federal government and stakeholders in the Niger Delta to end the attacks on oil and gas installations, the Nigerian military is in process of wrapping up plans to launch a major offensive against the militants sabotaging facilities in the oil-rich region.
IN THE Niger Delta, a gun is an investment that yields excellent returns.
[Leadership] The Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC) has stop production following renewed activities of Niger Delta militants.