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‘Violence can’t solve Niger Delta problem’

An elder in Bayelsa State and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Christopher Abarowei said on Thursday that violence is a major factor militating against...

Niger Delta Avengers threaten to sink ships

As militants step up their attacks on oil company installations in the Niger Delta, they have threatened to sink tankers serving the oil and gas industry. The Niger...

Niger Delta militancy: Reps propose supplementary bill to fund Navy equipment

The Chairman of the House Committee on the Nigerian Navy, Abdulsamad Dasuki on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to consider the presentation of a Maritime Security...

Niger Delta suffering from poor leadership – Elders

Some Niger Delta elders yesterday blamed the crisis in the region on years of poor leadership and mismanagement of resources allocated to the region. The elders said...

Pipelines Bombing: FG talks tough, warns Niger Delta militants

Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Brig-Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd), has denounced the recent attack...

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Niger Delta oil piracy and the worm in the kolanut

By Bobson Gbinije “If you shut up truth and bury it under the ground.  It will but grow, and gather to itself such explosive power that the day it bursts through....

JTF warns militants against attacks on oil facilities

The joint military force deployed to protect oil infrastructure in the Niger Delta on Friday reiterated its resolve to crackdown on vandals and economic saboteurs. A...

Sailor killed during gun battle with pirates in Niger Delta

A merchant sailor was killed during a shootout between maritime security forces and pirates on Tuesday night off the Niger Delta area aboard the Medaillon...

JTF impounds 20 barges, 1,348 barrels of crude oil in Bayelsa

The Joint Military Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta said it impounded 20 barges and five boats laden with 1,348 barrel of crude oil suspected to have been stolen in...