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Several Shot, Two Feared Dead  As Police, Mob Clash At Niger Delta University
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Several Shot, Two Feared Dead As Police, Mob Clash At Niger Delta University

At least two protesters were on Tuesday shot dead while several others were injured  following a clash between Police and protesters at Niger Delta University, (NDU) Amasoma in Bayelsa .   NDU, which was shut in March following incessant protests over alleged hike in sundry fees payable by students was scheduled to be reopened today […]

Boro’s 50th Memorial: Ohaneze Youths Back Ijaw Youths On Restructuring
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Boro’s 50th Memorial: Ohaneze Youths Back Ijaw Youths On Restructuring

Ohanaeze Youths Wing on Saturday expressed solidarity with Ijaw youths in the on-going activities to commemorate the 50th memorial of late Ijaw icon Jasper Boro and called for restructuring the federation. Chief Chinedu Arthur-Ugwa Coordinator of Ohanaeze Youths Wing in South South, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa that the group had […]

SPDC JV spends N14.85 billion on GMoUs in Rivers State
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SPDC JV spends N14.85 billion on GMoUs in Rivers State

A total of N14.86 billion has been invested by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) operated Joint venture on Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) clusters in Rivers State, giving communities a highly-valued opportunity to decide and implement projects and programmes that have a lasting impact on people’s lives. The funding, since the […]

APC FG Desparate To Manipute  2019 Polls in Rivers -- Governor Wike Alleges
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APC FG Desparate To Manipute 2019 Polls in Rivers — Governor Wike Alleges

. Accuses Federal Government of Plotting His Assassination Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that the desperation of the APC Federal Government to manipulate the 2019 General Election will only lead to crisis. According to Wike said that no amount of brute force or intimidation will stop the Rivers people  from defending their […]

Civil Society Organizations To Protest Hike In land Use Charges By Lagos State
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Civil Society Organizations To Protest Hike In land Use Charges By Lagos State

A civil right organisation, the Save Lagos Group (SLG) has fixed 10th of July, 2018 as the date when its members and those of other civil society organizations would storm the secretariat of the Lagos State Government located in Alausa, Ikeja to protest the hike in payment for land use by residents of the state. […]

Shell fund supports Nigerian contractors with N472 billion loans
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Shell fund supports Nigerian contractors with N472 billion loans

N 41 billion paid to 37 GMoU clusters in Niger Delta   Some 290 Nigerian contractors have received loans worth more than N472 billion under the Shell Contractor Support Fund, which was set up by Shell companies in Nigeria to help vendors and suppliers in the oil and gas industry secure funds at reduced interest […]

Communications Minister, Zinox Chairman to headline 2018 NiOMA
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Communications Minister, Zinox Chairman to headline 2018 NiOMA

Honourable Minister for Communications, Barr. Adebayo Shittu, and Africa’s Serial Digital Entrepreneur, Leo Stan Ekeh, will headline the 2018 Nigerian Online Merit Award (NiOMA), the organisers said on Tuesday. The high profile event is scheduled to hold at the Main Hall of Lagos Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, from 7pm on Friday, May 18, 2018. “We are […]

Bonga Achieves 763 Million Oil Barrels Production Since Inception In 2005--SNEPCo
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Bonga Achieves 763 Million Oil Barrels Production Since Inception In 2005–SNEPCo

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) delivered a total of 763 million barrels of oil from the Bonga field between first production in 2005 and 2017, while at the same expanding the field with further drilling of wells in Bonga Phases 2 and 3 and through a subsea tie-back that unlocked the nearby Bonga […]

NDDC Chairman Advocates More Funding for University Education
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NDDC Chairman Advocates More Funding for University Education

The Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Governing Board, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, has emphasised the need for adequate funding of university education in the country. Senator Ndoma-Egba spoke during the 31st Convocation Ceremony of the University of Calabar, UNICAL, where he was conferred with Doctor of Laws, (Honoris Causa). Other awardees were the […]

Agip Says Peaceful Operating Environment In Niger Delta Has Stabilised 0il Production
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Agip Says Peaceful Operating Environment In Niger Delta Has Stabilised 0il Production

The Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) on Saturday says the boost in crude Nigeria’s oil production to about 25 million barrels per day is due to improvements in security in the Niger Delta region in the past two years. The oil firm applauded the Joint military force deployed to the Niger Delta for curbing restiveness […]