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Samuel Oyadongha Yenagoa-The Brass Island on the Atlantic fringe is gradually transforming from a rustic rural settlement to becoming the hub of the nation oil and gas industry with the planned establishment of a fabrication yard on the oil rich island worth $7billion by Hyundai Heavy Industries of Korea. However,...

By George Onah Port Harcourt – THE Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, plans to establish a state-of-the-art dialysis centre with special bed dedicated for HIV and Hepatitis B patients in the Niger Delta. Managing Director of the commission Mr. Chibuzor Ugwoha disclosed in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, that the MoU for the hospital would soon be signed and that...

Samuel Oyadongha Yenagoa – Bayelsa State government has waded into the lingering face-off between the Anglo-Dutch oil giant, Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and four protesting Kolo Creek communities of Imiringi, Elebele, Otuasega and Oruma with a meeting slated for today (Wednesday). We reliably gathered that the Kolo Creek manifold which was shut down...

Emma Arubi WARRI-THE Governing Council of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, FUPRE, Ugbomro, Effurun, near Warri, Delta state, has directed the institution’s registrar, Dr (Mrs) L.O. Onwuka to proceed on immediate suspension pending the conclusion of investigation into alleged high-handedness, concealment of information, contemptuousness and ineptitude leveled...

Emma Arubi WARRI-A DELTA State High Court sitting in Warri has ordered the state owned oil intervention agency, Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, to immediately recognize Aja-Omaetan community, in Warri North Council area as an oil bearing community henceforth. The community had dragged the state Government and the oil intervention Commission...

Emma Amaize & Bulou Kosin WARRI- IJAW youths in Delta, Edo and Ondo states, weekend, urged Nigerians to stop comparing Niger-Delta agitators with the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, saying both groups have no similar ideology. The youths, who held a zonal congress at Arogbo community, Ondo state, under the umbrella of Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Western zone, in a communiqué...

By George Onah Port Harcourt A coalition of youth groups in the Niger Delta has called on the Federal Government to sack both the management and board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, over alleged “monumental fraud” in the place. But another coalition of 26 Rivers youth bodies has sent a representation to President Goodluck Jonathan urging the president to...

Emma Amaize The newly acquired 500 HDD equipment by FENOG Nigeria Limited commissioned in Warri, last Tuesday. First in Africa EFFORTS to ensure a more...

WARRI- ROYAL fathers in the Niger-Delta under the auspices of Association of Traditional Rulers of Oil Mineral Producing Communities of Nigeria, TROMPCON, Friday called on the Islamic fundamentalist group, Boko Haram, to cease hostilities and allow peace to reign in the country. They made the call in a communiqué issued at the end of the association’s 23rd national...

Emma Arubi WARRI-TENSION now pervades the whole of Ugborodo Itsekiri community and its neighbouring Ijaw communities in Warri South –West council area of Delta State following recent moves by some Ijaws who have erected staff quarters in the crisis sacked Kpokpo family quarter on Ugborodo land. The land inhabited by the Kolo family of Ugborodo was sacked by the Ijaws...