Herdsmen Presence Scare Farmers In Abia
The presence of herdsmen in Ohuru Isi-Miri community in the Aba North Local Government Area of Abia has put farmers in the community, especially women on edge. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent, who visited the community on Thursday reports that gloom has descended on the community, due... Read more
Victoria Obaze Becomes Mayor Of London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Mrs Victoria Obaze, a Nigerian from Imo State made history on Wednesday after she was sworn into office as the first black female Civic Mayor of London Borough of Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom (UK). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Obaze’s inauguration on Wednesday is the latest... Read more
OML 29 Lease Renewal: Court Adjourns Hearing To June 24 As More Parties Seek To Join
The Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa on Thursday adjourned a suit seeking to halt the renewal of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 29 instituted by Nembe communities in Bayelsa. It was learnt thqt the lease will expire on June 30, 2019 , while the operator of the oilfields had... Read more
Uwaje to preside DigitalSENSE Forum on Internet Governance, IPv6 Roundtable 2019
Lagos, Nigeria, May 15, 2019: Chairman of Connect Technologies, Chief Chris Uwaje would preside over the 2019 Nigeria DigitalSENSE Africa Forum on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D) and Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable, slated for Thursday, June 20, at the Welcome Centre Hotels, International Airport Road, Lagos. Affirming this Tuesday in... Read more
UNIZIK Gets New Vice Chancellor
By Emeka Maduewesi Professor Charles Okechukwu Esimone has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Awka. The new Vice Chancellor was born in Tiko, Cameroon and attended the St. Joseph’s College Sasse, Cameroon  prior to graduating with the B. Pharm, M. Pharm and PhD... Read more
Group Raises Alarm Over Safety Of Rig At OML 83 & 85 In Bayelsa
A  Niger Delta group, the Ifalibobou Revolutionary Movement, (IRM) on Tuesday expressed safety concerns over the state of an oil rig deployed to oilfields at Koluama coastal communities in Bayelsa. The group issued an ultimatum to First Exploration and Petroleum Development Company (First E&P) to clarify the safety records... Read more
Shell Targets 2,400MW Equivalent Of Electricity From New Gas Supply Project
The ongoing Assa North/Ohaji South gas development project in Imo State, southeast Nigeria will produce 600 million standard cubic feet of gas per day, energy equivalent of about 2400 Megawatts which is enough to provide uninterrupted electricity to about 2.4 million homes, Managing Director, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of... Read more
Nigerian Bags Highest Society Of Exploration Geophysicists Award
By Dianabasi Effiong Port Harcourt – A Nigerian, Dr Maxwell Meju, has been selected by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) headquartered in Tulsa, USA for the 2019 Reginald Fessenden Award. The award is said to be one of the highest prizes in exploration geophysics. A notification of the... Read more
NDDC To Adopt Community Based Management In Sustaining Projects
. Begins Regional Power Pool, Industrialisation Project . To distribute Medical Equipment, Vaccines to Niger Delta States The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has reaffirmed its commitment to ensure the sustenance of projects executed by the Commission, in the Niger Delta region for the benefit of the people through... Read more
Dr. Kate Anolue Becomes Double Mayor of Enfield, United Kingdom
Dr. Kate Anolue from Nanka, Orumba South Local Government, Anambra State, who went from being a midwife at her village to become a mayor in England, has been sworn in as the Mayor of Enfield, United Kingdom. The Nigerian born British Labour politician said she is “thrilled” to be... Read more