How I Regained Freedom From Police Custody — Okorocha
•Why he was released — Imo Government   Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has recounted his experience in the clash between his security aides and that of Governor Hope Uzodinma over his forceful unsealing of the Royal Palm Estate sealed by the state government. He also gave... Read more
Inter-communal Clashes: Rivers Government Releases N400m To Resettle Displaced Members Of Ekporo Community – Official
The Rivers Government has released N400 million for resettlement of members of Ekporo community in Eleme Local Government who were affected by inter-communal clashes about eight years ago. This was made known in a statement made available to journalists in Port Harcourt by Ms Juliana Masi, Press Officer to... Read more
Okonjo-Iweala’s Victory, Triumph of Excellence, says Askia Ogieh, DESOPADEC Boss
Managing Director of Delta State Oil Producing areas development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has applauded the election of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, saying it is a reflection that the solution to Nigeria’s path to progress is within its capacity. Bashorun Askia in... Read more
Gov Wike Urges IGP To Implement Report Indicting Disbanded SARS  Officers
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has received the report from the Judicial Commission of Inquiry that Investigated Human Rights Abuses, Police Brutality and Extrajudicial Killings by the disbanded notorious police unit, named Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the state.The report was submitted to him by the chairman of... Read more
Police Arrest Okorocha Over Alleged Forceful Entry Into Sealed Property In Imo
The Imo Police command has confirmed arrest of former Imo Governor, Sen. Rochas Okorocha for allegedly using thugs to break into his Royal Spring Palm Apartment sealed by the state government. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state command, Mr Orlando Ikeokwu, confirmed the arrest of Okorocha and... Read more
Shell Says Allegations Of Involvement In ‘Oil Theft’ At Its Terminal Is Misleading
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) says allegations of involvement in oil theft at its Bonny Crude Export Terminal was misleading.   A 2 million barrels crude deficit between 2016 and 2018 reported at the Bonny terminal operated by SPDC has caused a dispute amongst several oil... Read more
Okowa To Attend Lecture On Tax Administration
DELTA State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, will attend the 2021 edition of Maris Public Service Lecture which will focus on burning issues around tax administration in today’s economies bugged by compelling ‘new normal’. Specifically, Governor Okowa will be the Chief Guest of Honour at this year’s annual Maris Public... Read more
Marginal Oilfields licencing: Court adjourns suit by  Ijaw Leaders 
The Federal High Court Yenagoa, on Friday adjourned a suit by Ijaw leaders seeking to halt the process leading to licensing for marginal oilfields located in their domains pending the determination of their  suit. The Suit marked No, PHC/YEN/CS/81/2020 was filed by Chief Brown Agu (Opu Agu VIII), Mrs... Read more
Aiteo Says Shell Short Changed It Of 1.02 Million Barrels Crude
Aiteo Exploration and Production Company, has claimed that Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) shortchanged it of 1,022,029 barrels of crude while using the Bonny Crude Export Terminal operated by SPDC.   According to court records sighted on Thursday, Aiteo, an indigenous oil firm which acquired OML 29 following SPDC’s... Read more
MOSIEND Berates Niger Delta Governors’ Silence Over Herdsmen Incursions
The Movement for the Survival of Izon Ethnic Nationalities in the Niger Delta (MOSIEND) has taken a swipe at the Niger Delta Governors for not working to protect its citizens against the invasion of the region by herdsmen.   The group said it is worried and disturbed by the... Read more