Niger Delta

Military Chiefs Storm Niger Delta On Orders From Buhari To Take Down Militants

Nigeria’s military chiefs led by chief of Defense Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olanisakin and chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ette Ibas, are presently combing ...

Nigerian Militants Warns Further Pipeline Attacks

LAGOS, Nigeria Militants in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta on Monday threatened to escalate attacks on oil pipelines over the alleged neglect of local communities by the ... Full story

Witness Claims: How We Discovered Orubebe’s Property In Abuja

The prosecution in the case against former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Godsday Orubebe opened its case yesterday. Its first witness gave details of how ... Full story

Shooting Attack And Kidnapping Of Construction Worker Highlight Continuing Instability In Niger Delta

Unidentified gunmen killed at least one Nigerian soldier and kidnapped at least one Lebanese construction worker following a shootout with security forces along the Ogbia-Nembe ... Full story

REVEALED: Read How PDP Will Produce Saraki’s Replacement

– Current deputy senate president Ike Ekweremadu will resign alongside Saraki as sacrifice – PDP plans to pick an APC senator from the North-Central as deputy – ... Full story

Army Declares War On Militants And Invades Gbaramatu

The Nigerian military has declared a war on militants in the Niger Delta over their reported renewed bombing of oil and gas pipelines in the ... Full story

Sub-Sea Pipeline Attack On The Rise In Nigeria's Delta

A sophisticated attack on a sub-sea pipeline in Nigeria's Delta might herald a return to the kind of widespread militant violence that crippled the oil ... Full story

I’ll Fulfil President Buhari’s Vision For Niger Delta - Ibim Seminitari

THE acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Mrs. Ibim Seminitari, has pledged to actualise the development vision of President Muhammadu Buhari for ... Full story

Joint Military Task Force Arrests Suspected Militants, Destroys Camps

The Commander, Operation Pulo Shield, Maj.-Gen. Alani Okunola, said his unit has arrested some suspected militants during a raid at Benigboye in Burutu Local Government ... Full story

President Jonathan’s Top Aide Oronto Douglas, Dead At 49

A top presidential aide and confidant of President Goodluck Jonathan, has died. Mr. Douglas died early this morning [Nigerian time] at the State House Clinic The ... Full story

Asari Dokubo's Visit To God's Holy Place (PHOTOS)

Asari-Dokubo, fresh from causing panic in the opposition party the All Progressives Congress this morning, has posted pictures of his visit to the holy land. Asari ... Full story

Asari-Dokubo dares Boko Haram leader to meet him on the battle field

The leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Alhaji Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, has dared Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, to be prepared to meet him ... Full story

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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Basketmouth Wins New York Festival Award

Popular comedian, Basketmouth who just bagged an international award for his television documentary, is giving out a whooping N1million on Instagram after hitting a million ... Full story

Seen Amazing New Photos Of Her Excellency Toyin Saraki

Her Excellency Mrs Toyin Saraki looks adorable in the new photo released ahead of her Inaugural conference. Toyin Saraki Toyin Saraki, the Founder-Director of the Wellbeing Foundation ...

Preview: Real Madrid vs Man City

All roads lead to Milan tonight when Real Madrid welcome Manchester City to the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. While some have predicted an all Madrid final following Atletico triumph ...

Anthony Joshua's Team Plan Sellout Fight In Beijing

Promoter Barry HearnAnthony has said Anthony Joshua could yet defend his International Boxing Federation world heavyweight title at Beijing’s Bird’s Nest Stadium. Hearn said he was ...

Read Veteran Yoruba Actress Madam Saje Advice On How To Have A Good Marriage

Veteran Yoruba actress, Fausat Balogun, popularly known as Madam Saje, in a recent interview with City People Magazine reveals why many marriages in Nollywood especially ...

Canadian Rapper Drake Makes His Debut On Forbes Top 5 Wealthiest Hip Hop Artistes

Drake's money is fast becoming a music legend especially after making his Forbes music rich list debut on May 2. The Canadian rapper became the newest ...

NBBF Unveils 27 Man List For Camping Ahead Of Rio Olympics

The Nigeria Basket Ball Federation (NBBF) has released the list of 27 players invited to camp ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics. President of the federation, ...

Dele Momodu Optimistic About Tiwa Savage And TeeBillz Getting Back Together

Dele Momodu has weighed in on the Tiwa Savage and TeeBillz marriage situation with prayers via a post on his Instagram page. The Ovation magazine publisher ...

Sad: Nollywood Actress Genevieve Nene Is Dead

Upcoming Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nene, is dead. Genevieve Nene According to an Instagram post by Nollywood director and screenwriter Ike Nnaebue, this morning, the actress died yesterday ...

Pep Guardiola Has This To Say After His Last Champions League Game As Bayern Munich Manager

– Pep Guardiola says his time at Bayern Munichis not a failure despite no Champions League trophy – The coach insists he has given his life to the ...