Gov. Wike Disqualifies all Local Govt Chairmanship Aspirants in Degema for Violence

...says, ban will serve as deterrent to others Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has announced the disqualification of all PDP chairmanship aspirants in Degema...

Governor Wike canvasses for US partnership with Rivers State on Agriculture

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the Government of the United States of America to partner with the State Government to...

Those using arms to seek government attention are criminals-Ateke Tom

The Amanyanabo of Okochiri Community in Okirika Local Government Area of Rivers State, His Royal Majesty, King Ateke Tom, said on Sunday that the...

MOSOP Cries Out For Help Over Impending Genocide In Ogoniland

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) wishes to call on world leaders and all men of conscience to intervene in...

We Must Sensitize Niger Delta Youths to Dangers of Militancy – NDDC MD

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Nsima Ekere, has urged major stakeholders to sensitize youths in the Niger Delta...

MOSOP CLAIMS DISCOVERY OF SHELL TOXIC SITE

...shell is a killer; it shall be made to pay for its crimes in Ogoniland A socio-political group, Movement for the Emancipation of Ogoniland, MOSOP,...

Ogoniland: Tension brews as MOSOP kicks against resumption of oil exploration

Tension is brewing in Ogoni ethnic nationality of Rivers State following the insistence by the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, that the...

Whether you like my face or not, for now I am the governor of...

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has reiterated his call on Rivers politicians to promote the interest of the state ahead of all political...

Shell devastated our land for 40 years, Rivers monarch, residents cry out

•Open up to Ogoriba-led PANDEF delegation     •Plead with FG to rescind SPDC’s operational licence   •We’re unwavering in devt of Kula, Belema host communities...

RIVERS: Kidnap victim recounts ordeal, thanks DSS, Army

Mrs Adeola Dawodu, a 46-year-old woman, has expressed gratitude to the Department of State Services and the Nigerian Army for rescuing her from kidnappers. Dawodu,...

River’s Dep Gov advises women to take advantage of state govt’s gender-friendly disposition

A statement from the office of the Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs) Ipalibo Harry Banigo has claimed that she had called on Women...

Don Waney: Still Too Early to Celebrate

– By Walter Duru ONE of the biggest stories about the Niger Delta region of Nigeria today is the killing of a dreaded cultist, Johnson...

NDDC Steps up Job Creation Programmes in Niger Delta

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has finalised plans to set up training programmes that would ensure the creation of jobs for women and...

NDDC Reaffirms Support for Health, Education

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has re-stated its resolve to always intervene in the critical sectors of health and education in line with...

JUST IN: Trouble as Police, DSS seal off venue of PANDEF’s Assembly in Port...

Fully armed policemen and operatives of the Department of State Services ( DSS ), early morning today, sealed off Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt, Rivers...

PANDEF says it’s engaging FG on development of Niger Delta 

THE Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), has said that it is engaging the Federal Government on the development of the region and called on the youths...

Pirates kidnap six from German-owned ship in Port Harcourt

Six crew members from a German-owned container ship, including the captain, have been kidnapped in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, maritime security analysts...

Wike denies vice presidential ambition

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday urged Nigerians to disregard posters being mounted in parts of Abuja announcing his alleged vice presidential ambition.Wike said...

PIND Foundation commences training on hygiene for 260 secondary schools in Rivers

Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Del­ta (PIND), said it has commenced training of students on hygiene promotion in the over 260 government...

Gunmen kill 11 in Rivers

At least 11 people were killed in the early hours of Monday by gunmen in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The incident occurred in a residential...

Army starts operation crocodile smile in Niger Delta

The Nigerian Army says it has deployed troops for the commencement of “Operation Crocodile Smile” in the six Niger Delta states. Maj.-Gen. Enobong Udoh, the...

Ex-militants drag Boroh to court over non-payment of allowances

Ex-militants, believed to be beneficiaries of the Amnesty Programme have dragged the Federal Government to a Federal High court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers...

Niger Delta: Rivers communities shut Agip oil well, protest neglect

Youths from five communities in Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State on Thursday shut a Nigerian Agip Oil Company oil well over...

Dickson mourns death of Ijaw leader, Bozimo

Governor Seriake Dickson has described the late Chief Gordon Bozimo as a great Ijaw son who gave his best to the service of the...

Rivers group accuses NLNG of lopsided recruitment

The Rivers Professionals Group (RPG) has accused the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) of excluding citizens of the state from its recruitment exercise of...

NDDC Renews Commitment to Partner with Foreign Investors 

The Executive Director of Projects, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Engr. Samuel Adjogbe, FNSE, has said the Niger Delta Region remains a viable place for foreign...

Ogoni Clean-up: MOSOP accuses Shell

The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has accused Shell Petroleum Development Development Company (SPDC) of refusing to pay its share of...

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike sacks all his Special Advisers

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Monday relieved all his Special Advisers of their appointments except one. A statement by Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the...

IYC CRISIS: Ahoada, Abua-Odua Youths form splinter group

The Ijaw Youth Council in Ahoada West and Abua-Odual local government areas of Rivers State, has created a special chapter, alleging marginalisation in the...

Port Harcourt sex workers protest against plan to host night vigil in hotel

Sex workers operating at Pedro Hotel in Azikiwe Street in Mile 2, Port Harcourt City Local government Area of Rivers State, Thursday protested over...

REPORT: 12 months after FG flag-off exercise, disappointment, anger in Ogoniland over delay to...

*It was used as campaign strategy - MOSOP *Govt is not sincere - indigene

We will sustain NDDC Foreign Scholarship Scheme – Ekere

The Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Nsima Ekere, has pledged to sustain the funding of its foreign scholarship programme which...

NDDC to spend N2 billion on Schools Renovation-MD

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, will spend N2billion Naira for the renovation of schools in the Niger Delta region as provided for in...

NDDC revokes 600 contracts worth N200 billion

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it has revoked more than 600 contracts and projects as part of efforts to restructure the commission. NDDC...

Demand good governance not politics, NDDC boss urges Traditional Rulers

*Says Traditional Rulers play key role in ensuring peace, security

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