Niger Delta

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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Ibibnabo fiberesima faces fresh charges of a breached contract from ex beauty queen

Nollywood actress and former national president of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Ibinabo Fiberesima is surely having a rough time this period, the year hasn't ...

Wizkid is Naughty and rebellious…. Seyi Shay Reveals

Wizkid and Seyi Shay is no strange name in Nigeria music industry. The duo has individual reached stardom and success through hard work and perseverance.Sometime ...

Stop Acting like a Regular girl…Angry fan Lashes Niyola

Queen of EME Record label Niyola is a singer and writer who has successful won the heart of many with her sweet angelic voice. The ...

Late Deinde Fernandez Daughter, Abimbola Comes out G@y

The idea of same s3x marriage is totally frowned at in Nigeria as it is considered a crime and punishable with 14 years in jail ...

Eniola Badmus’s Baby Photo unveiled

Plus size Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus is one of the most sort after actress in the industry. She has carved a niche for herself. She ...

May God Forgive my Children...Sir Shina Peters

At 58, Sir Shina Peters is still very energetic. He is the father of top music Director Clarence Peters; obviously creativity runs in the family.The ...

I Have Been Heartbroken Severally Before I Met My Wife… Evangelist Mike Bamiloye Confesses

Power house couple and owners of popular Christian movie producers, Evangelist Mike Bamiloye, with his wife, Gloria Bamiloye, sure has lots of stories to tell ...

I Have Gotten Things Perfectly in my Life…Mercy Johnson Brags

Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson, is so in love with her three kids and definitely it is the bond that exist between the child and the ...

I would have died if I had chosen formal education over comedy…. Ace comedian I Go Dye

Ace comedian I Go Dye has definitely made a name for himself. Though he didn't go to a tertiary school but he speaks sound and ...

Another Scandal? Fan Accuses KCee Of Asking For Her 'Private Photos'

Married Five Star music artiste Kcee took to Instagram yesterday to share a video of himself having the time of his life in Cape Town, ...