Niger Delta

Niger Delta: Agaga-Erugba community threatens to secede from Uvwie Kingdom

The people of Agaga-Erugba Community in Uvwie Kingdom on Wednesday
threatened to secede from the kingdom over alleged threat by the
people of Effurun community to forcefully take over their lands. The
community claimed that some highly placed politicians in Effurun had
vowed to eliminate them with a view to claiming their lands.

Delta boils as a political leader dies in police custody

There is palpable tension in Delta state as a former Director of Direct Labour Agency (DLA), Chief Lucky Ayomanor allegedly died in the custody of the police in Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.

Militants to resume bombing

Hostility is set to resume in the Niger Delta as a group of militants have threatened to resume bombing of oil installations in the region, over alleged unfulfilled promises by the Federal Government according to a statement signed by its leaders on Sunday.

Niger Delta monarch blames Obasanjo for Bakassi woes

The ruler of Bakassi, Etiyin Etim Edet, has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo ceded the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon without making consultations for the proper resettlement of the people and that the people of the region have suffered untold hardship for long.

Ibori receives hero's welcome in Bayelsa

Chief James Ibori was giving a hero’s welcome when he paid a formal visit to Bayelsa state and the Alamieyeseigha family over the death of his friend and ally Chief DSP Alamieyeseigha.

Uduaghan: A blessing or a curse to Delta

Government they say is continuity and if any successive government fails to continue on the strides and gains of the previous one takes the nation or state so many years behind where it should be and that is a true case with Delta state in mind judging by the development the state witnessed under the James Ibori regime before passing on the mantle to the Uduaghan administration who talk us back with so many abandoned landmark projects.

The pains in ogoniland

The Ogoni land is an oil rich land situated in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria in present day Rivers state, with a population of over 1.5million people, they stand out with their rich cultural heritage.  The people of Ogoni land have suffered terribly both to human right violations and environmental degradation in the hands of the military government and oil multinationals.
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