Niger Delta

Nigerian Navy kills 12 pirates in Niger Delta region

The Nigerian navy has killed 12 suspected pirates and rescued a hijacked vessel laden with fuel in the country’s oil-producing Niger Delta region, authorities said ... Full story

Nigeria Holds Record Of African Country With Highest Private Jet Ownership

The recent media report that Nigeria is now holding the enviable record of a country with the highest private jet ownership in Africa is unarguably ... Full story

70 Year Old Man Beheaded In Akwa Ibom State

As poverty continues to take its harsh toll on the  major oil rich State of the Niger Delta in Nigeria - Akwa Ibom State, some ... Full story

Kombowei Benson, Bayelsa Speaker refunds N19.5m to state treasury

The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Mr. Kombowei Benson, has refunded N19.5m to the state treasury out of N78m the House collected ... Full story

Ijaw leaders in secret meeting in Bayelsa State over Jonathan’s safety

NOTABLE Ijaw leaders met behind closed doors in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on the security situation in the country and the safety of President Goodluck Jonathan.Jonathan, ... Full story

Nigerian Bar Association: Bayelsa flag, Ogoni Independence Declaration Illegal

The Nigerian Bar Association on Tuesday said the adoption of an autonomous flag, coat of arms and anthem by Bayelsa State, and some other states ... Full story

Police officer arrested for killing driver in Bayelsa State

The Bayelsa State Police Command on Monday evening confirmed the arrest of a police officer attached to MOPOL 30 Squadron in connection with the killing ... Full story

Asari Dokubo: We Will Bomb the North With Sophisticated Bombs, So Get Ready For Full-Blown Civil War

Leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Alhaji Mujaheed Dokubo Asari, has warned that it would bomb houses in the North with more sophisticated ... Full story

Ex-Niger Delta Militants Deported From Trinidad And Tobago

Twenty-eight out of the 100 ex-Niger Delta militants registered for training at the National Energy Skills Centre in Trinidad and Tobago were reportedly deported for ... Full story

Patience Jonathan, Nigeria’s first lady sworn in as Perm Sec in Bayelsa

 Nigeria’s first lady was on Friday sworn into a senior government post in the oil-rich state of Bayelsa, an appointment tagged as scandalous by some ... Full story

US to deposit Alamieyeseigha’s $400,000 assets into Nigerian trust fund for Bayelsa State victims

Social Economic Rights Advocacy Project, SERAP, has asked the United States government to deposit into an established trust fund, the $400,000 in assets belonging to ... Full story

Bayelsa State defends appointment of Patience Jonathan

The Bayelsa State Government has stated that the appointment of the wife of the President, Dame Patience Jonathan, is in accordance with ongoing general reforms ... Full story

Patience Jonathan’s Appointment As Permanent Secretary In Bayelsa State A Joke

Nigerians have continued to criticise the recent appointment of the country’s First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, as a Permanent Secretary in the Bayelsa State Civil ... Full story

Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, Former Governor Of Bayelsa State's Assets Seized By US

Two months after a London Court jailed Mr. James Ibori, former Governor of Delta State, 13 years for fraud and money laundering, another thieving former ... Full story

Horror As Innocent Children And Adults Accused Of Witchcraft Tortured And Killed In Akwa Ibom State - Photos

There has been a renewed and vigorous hunt for alleged witches and wizards in Akwa Ibom State, the Niger Delta region of Nigeria where hundreds ... Full story

Igbinedion University Attacked By Militants, Students Matcheted, Cars Vandalized

A group of violent youths suspected to be Niger-Delta ex-militants this morning, invaded the Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City, destroying school’s properties and macheting every ... Full story

Niger Delta prone to fresh violence as ex-militants demand N3bn compensation

Fresh violence may erupt in the crisis-prone Niger Delta following threats from ex-militants to return to the creeks and resume hostilities in about two weeks. The ... Full story

Timipre Sylva, Bayelsa Ex-Governor Arrested For N2 Billion Fraud, Granted Bail!

After spending two nights in a cell of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC,) former Bayelsa State governor, Timipre Sylva, was granted bail on ... Full story

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Mo’Cheddah Now Owns A Hairstyle?

Young and talented Nigerian Singer, Modupe Oreoluwa Oyeyemi Ola, popularly known as Mo’Cheddah in a recent interview with Punch Nigeria, spoke about her new hair ...

Checkout The Many Faces Of Celebrities At ‘Knocking On Heavens Door’ Premiere [Pictures]

It was a night filled with so much Glitz and Glamour at the Silverbird Galleria which hosted the Premiere of the movie ‘Knocking On Heaven’s ...

(Video) Policeman Assaulting 2 Women

WARNING: THIS VIDEO CLIP MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR YOUNG VIEWERSA drunken police officer with the Mobile Police, or Mopol, Unit #20, in Lagos, who ...

PSquare Plays On Fans Intelligence, Publicist Denies Breakup

Movie Producer and Critic, Charles Novia, has reacted to the widely speculation about the breakup of the PSquare brothers whom we gathered, fought during their ...

Shan George Changes Name To Pastor Chief Ambassador Shan George." See Why

Popular and controversial Nollywood actress, Shan George, is known for her great skills in bringing bad girl roles to life in several movies she has ...

‘Knocking On Heaven’s Door,’ Government Needs To Protect Women….Emem Isong

The Nigerian Nollywood industry is really striving to be a house power of entertainment in Africa and in the world in general with the recent ...

Muma Gee And Her Husband Welcome Set Of Twin Babies

Nollywood actor/director Prince Eke and his beautiful wife, African Woman Skillashy crooner Muma Gee have just welcomed a bundle of joy to their household. They ...

NFC Man Of The Week, King Sunny Ade, Dedicates His Award To Late Michael Jackson

Sunny Adé was born Sunday Adeniyi, on September 22, 1946. He is a popular performer of Yoruba Nigerian jùjú music and a pioneer of modern ...

Pirates use wheelbarrows to sell my new film –Tunde Kelani

Veteran film maker, Tunde Kelani, threatens not to release movies in Nigeria again as pirates hijack his new film, Maami, AKEEM LASISI reportsAt a time ...

Femi Kuti Receives His Grammy Award Nomination Medal

The Grammy Awards came alive yesterday in the home of Femi Kuti who finally got something from the organizers of the event, he may have ...