Niger Delta

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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I Hardly Have Time To Enjoy Luxuries Of Life - Wizkid

Multiple award-winning singer, Wizkid, has stated that he used to dream of having luxuries of life while growing up. He however disclosed that now that ...

Fear And Panic Grips Bad Bank Debtors As CBN Deadline Approaches

Many bank debtors are jittery as the August 1 deadline set by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for them to pay back their loans, ...

Sergio Romero Signs For Manchester United

New Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero has said he came to Old Trafford to help his old boss Louis van Gaal win silverware. The Red Devils ... Full story

Stephen Keshi Demands $5m Compensation From NFF

Former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has demanded US$5m (£3.2m) compensation from the Nigeria Football Federation following his dismissal from the job. Keshi was sacked at the ... Full story

Gospel Artistes Don't Charge Churches - Esther Igbekele

With the various debates coming from some quarters that gospel artistes should not demand for money from churches after performing, some will be left laughing ...

World Bank Appoints Arunma Oteh As VP And Treasurer

World Bank has announced the appointment of Ms. Arunma Oteh as the vice president and treasurer of the World Bank. According to a report by Global ... Full story

If Your Wife Can't Help You To Focus, Then Something Is Wrong - Sunny Nneji

Singer, Sunny Nneji, is not a new name in the industry after his hit song; ‘Oruka’ gained the attention of many Nigerians thereby creating high ...

I Hope To Work With The Younger Artistes - Paul Play Dairo

Popular Nigerian singer, Paul Play Dairo, who is known for bringing out great RnB hits in the late 90s and early 2000, is back to ...

Mavins Boss Don Jazzy, Awards Does Not Justifies An Artist

Wave making producer, Don Jazzy, has called on artistes and other professionals not to depend on awards before they put in their best in whatever ...

My First Money In Music Was Not Up To Half A Million - Tope Alabi

Some Nigerian entertainers now form the habit of pretending to be living large when actually they have just limited resources to pull themselves through but ...