Tag archive for ‘Niger DElta’
By admin On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Reviewing National Human Right Commission’s Role in the Niger Delta

Oil polluted environment in Niger Delta region By Jerome-Mario Utomi LAGOS OCTOBER 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It is a time-honoured suggestion that during a period of rapid economic growth, nations as well as corporate More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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NDDC Pays N70bn Mobilisation Fees On Abandoned Projects In N’Delta

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in the Niger Delta has discovered that 1,723 contractors collected N70.495 billion without mobilising to the More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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N’Delta:Shell Deploys State-Of-The-Art Cameras To Track Spills, Crude Theft

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria’s leading energy giant, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has deployed state-of-the-art high definition cameras for quick detection More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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UPU Leader, Taiga Urges Support For Okumagba, Other Members Of New NDDC Board

LAGOS AUGUST 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Olorogun (Dr.) Moses Oghenerume Taiga, President-General of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Worldwide, has urged all Ethnic Nationalities in the Niger-Delta nay South-South Region to More...

By admin On Friday, January 25th, 2019
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Leaders Protest Protest NDDC Tenure Elongation, TaskS Buhari On Commission’s ACT

LAGOS JANUARY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Massive protest rocked the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) on Friday. Protesters took to the streets with placards, dancing and singing solidarity songs. They are protesting More...

By admin On Monday, December 24th, 2018
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N’Delta Amnesty: It’s Time To Check Mate Dokubo

Dokubo By Eyerin Bature It is on record that the Amnesty Programme was created by late President Yar ‘Adua’s administration for the development, education and empowerment of hostile Niger Delta youths so as More...

By admin On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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N-Delta Group Warns Against Using EFCC To Witch-Hunt Nigerian Investors

LAGOS DECEMBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A pro-Niger Delta group, the Niger Delta Indigenous Entrepreneurs Forum, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, National Leader of All Progressives Congress APC, Ahmed Bola More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Uduaghan Promises To Involve Youths In Security Of Oil Installations, Communities

Uduaghan LAGOS SEPTEMBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A former governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, has promised to involve youths in the security of oil installations as well as their communities. He equally promised More...

By admin On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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N-Delta Group Condemns New Plot To Blackmail Ibe-Kachikwu

Ibe-Kachikwu LAGOS SEPTEMBER 6TH(URHOBOTODAY)-A pro- Niger Delta group, the Niger Delta Oil Communities Agenda NIDOCA, has advised persons being sponsored to smear the image and reputation of Minister of State for More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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Informant Reveals Why He Instigates Police Raid On E.K.Clark’s Residence

The informant, Ismail Yakubu, narrated how he instigated the raid on the residence of the elder statesman and Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, by armed policemen LAGOS SEPTEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-An informant, Ismail More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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Why I Dump PDP For APC-Uduaghan

Uduaghan LAGOS AUGUST 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan has formally announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives More...

By admin On Monday, July 30th, 2018
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How Amnesty Programme Aid Fuel Production To 2.2m Barrel Per Day

Amnesty Boss Dokubo By Barr. Mary Oyibocha –Agbajoh LAGOS JULY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It is on record that the unrest in the Niger Delta Region before 2008 has lead to the low production of oil in the region . This More...

By admin On Sunday, July 8th, 2018
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Presidential Amnesty Programme: Empowering Niger Delta Youths With Quality Education

Prof. Charles Dokubo By Onesirosan Agbajoh LAGOS JULY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Presidential Amnesty programme for the people of Niger Delta today, has become a Success Story and a pointer to the fact that Nigerian More...

By admin On Sunday, June 10th, 2018
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Niger Delta: No Trace Of $10b Infrastructure Fund-Stakeholders

Ibe-Kachikwu LAGOS JUNE 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Close to two years after the Federal Government launched the $10b Infrastructure Fund to stimulate development in the Niger Delta, there is no trace of the fund anywhere.In More...

By admin On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Two Modular Refineries’ll Begin Operations In N’Delta Next Year

Ibe Kachikwu LAGOS MAY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Two modular refineries in the Niger Delta will commence operations in the next one year, the Federal Government announced on Wednesday. It also stated that a directive was More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Nigerian Students, NUPENG Accuse FG Of Neglecting FUPRE

LAGOS APRIL 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)The Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE) in Delta State is being under-funded by the Federal Government. The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), and the More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Boko Haram: Ijaw Youths Kick Against Approval Of $1bn For Military

LAGOS APRIL 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Ijaw of the Niger Delta have kicked against the Federal Government’s approval of $1 billion for the purchase of military equipment to combat Boko Haram in the North East. In More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
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Buhari Fires Paul Boroh, Appoints Dokubo As New Amnesty Program Boss

Paul Boroh LAGOS MARCH 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo as the new Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for former Niger More...

By admin On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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Buhari Receives Olu Of Warri, Accuses Sagay Of Stepping On Toes

LAGOS FEBRUARY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari says Itse Sagay, chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-corruption, is stepping on many toes in the bid to defend his administration. He More...

By admin On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Energy Impact Investor, All On Seals Three Off-Grid Investments For Niger Delta

LAGOS FEBRUARY 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Nigerian off-grid energy investment company, All On, has announced financial close with three firms for accelerated access to affordable and sustainable energy sources in the More...

By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Onuesoke: Senate Approved PIB Bill Is A Fraud On People Of Niger-Delta

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS MAY 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has described the Petroleum Industrial Bill (PIB) recently approved by the House of Senate as fraud More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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‘Shell Contributes $29bn to Nigerian Purse Between 2012–2016’

L-R: Campaign Implementation Advisor, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), Mrs. Darbuni Maikori; Communications Manager, Shell Nigeria, Mrs. Sola Abulu and Corporate Media Relations Manager, Mr. More...

By admin On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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N’Delta: Succour As Buhari Releases N30bn To Ex-Militants. Plans To Release N5bn More

Buhari LAGOS MAY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)- There seems to be relief as the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari released an additional N30 billion to step-up the Amnesty Programme in the oil rich but impoverished More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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Niger-Delta: Ex-Militants Disrupt NDDC Programme

LAGOS APRIL 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Some ex-agitators in the Niger Delta on Tuesday disrupted a hearing organised by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to investigate allegations of corruption and racketeering More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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N’Delta: FG Orders Contractors to Return to Site Or Face Prosecution

Vice President Yemi Osibanjors,Yemi Osibanjo,EFCC LAGOS MARCH 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government has issued a new set of directives in its bid to accelerate the implementation of the Buhari administration’s More...