Tag: Niger Delta

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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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We Are Expecting A Baby Girl - Dr Sid

Mavin records artist, Dr. Sid and his beautiful wife, Simi Osomo are expecting a baby girl. The singer announced the happy news as he shared a ... Full story

Buhari, Tinubu, Ngige Others Watch Orubebe’s Show Of Shame (Pictures)

Today, former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsdey Orubebe threw decorum to the gutters when he attacked Prof Attahiru Jega, Chairman of the Independent ...

Ex-Minister, Godsdey Orubebe Causes Drama At INEC Collation Centre

The national agent of the Peoples Democratic Party at the presidential election collation centre of INEC in Abuja, Elder Godsdey Orubebe, on Tuesday, disrupted the ...

I Won’t Visit Nigeria If Buhari Becomes President—Afrocandy

Controversial Nigerian actress, Afrocandy, has expressed her decision to stay away from Nigeria if former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, is declared winner of ...

2015: Veteran Actress, Ngozi Nwosu Warns Nigerians Against Violence

Veteran actress, Ngozi Nwosu survived a kidney related illness few years ago, is obviously back on her feet. She recently voiced out her fears on ...

Mavin Records Artist, Graduates As A Director From The New York Film Academy

Apparently, Dr Sid has been in school for a couple of months now. He has been studying Film directing at the New York film academy ... Full story

Falcao Equals Colombian Goal Record

Colombian striker on-loan at Manchester United, Radamel Falcao has equalled his compatriot, Arnoldo Iguaran's goal-scoring record after scoring from a spot in his side's 3-1 ... Full story

#NigeriaDecides: Video exposes INEC officials colluding with PDP to rig elections

A shocking video recorded for PREMIUM TIMES in Polling Units 009, 010 and 011 at Oniong West Ward 1, Onna Local Government Area of Akwa ...

Jesse Jagz Returns To Choc City?

According to a report by Pulse, Nigerian rapper, Jesse Jagz, will make a return to the music label he left in 2013. It would be recalled ...

How TVC Once Paid Me N30,000 After A Job—Uti Nwachukwu

Nollywood actor and former reality show star, Uti Nwachukwu, recently disclosed that his journey in the modelling industry has not been rosy, saying some agency ...