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In an effort to encourage private sector involvement in the revival of moribund industries in the Niger Delta region, the Federal Government  has made

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) condemns the attack by Governor Wike and the insinuations in some quarters that the

There is palpable fear and agitation among the people of Andoni in Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State as one of the bridges

The Publicity Secretary of The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has called on the Rivers State government to act with

On 2nd May 2017, Nigeria’s House of Representatives rejected a motion requesting that the House compel international oil companies (IOCs) to relocate their headquarters

Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] on Thursday called on [press release] the government of Nigeria to conduct an investigation into the actions of the

THE Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has said that it will enforce laws against port environmental pollution and urged stakeholders to optimize the use of

Responding to the summary of the report by a the Nigerian military panel investigating allegations of human rights violations, Osai Ojigho, Director of Amnesty

Centre for Niger Delta Studies, CNDS, of the Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State, has bemoaned the prevalence of corruption in the oil and gas

Denmark is set to increase its support for the management of oil spills in Nigeria. The Managing Director of DESMI Africa Ltd, Mr Leslie

The Governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike, has said that the Federal Government is playing politics with the cleanup of Ogoniland. He called on

Economic reason has been identified as being responsible for the massive harm done on the environment in the country and none implementation of the necessary legal framework

Former President of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) Ledum Mitee, has warned those fanning the embers of crisis against

As Nigeria marks the 2017 Children’s Day, the  National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is calling on government at all levels to accord  priority to

The Nigerian Senate has passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, the long-awaited legislation that promises broad reforms to the nation’s oil and gas industry. The report

Niger Delta youths under the auspices of the Pan Niger Delta Youth Leadership Forum (PANDLEAF) have vowed to resist the proposed concessioning of the

The Ikara community in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State has threatened to unleash the youths of the oil producing community on workers

An escalating spate of arrests of journalists and intimidation of bloggers as well as the violent crushing of peaceful protests across Nigeria shows the

Former president of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) Ledum Mitee has condemned the recent appointments into the Department of

THE Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, NDRC, a militant group, yesterday, threatened to call off its existing ceasefire and restart hostilities in the Niger Delta

Two years after, former President Goodluck Jonathan has spoken on the loss of his Presidency. He said he lost the 2015 elections   to local and

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) says it will continue to support the Nigerian judiciary to curb the spate of rape

Greenfield Campaigner and Peace Initiative Nigeria, Mr. Boniface Dumpe saturday accused multinational oil establishments operating in the country of double standards, a practice which

Former South African president, Mr. Thabo Mbeki, has revealed how Nelson Mandela, former president of the country, begged Sani Abacha, Nigeria’s former head

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