Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Ubong Ufot Ekaette signed the contract on behalf of the Federal Government, even as the contractor expressed fear of high security risk in the execution of the project, insisting that work has to be done under strict military guards and escorts.Read More
The Ikemba Nnewi observed that Iwuâ€™s action was borne out of â€œmischiefâ€, saying â€œit is unfair that Nigeria is going through this kind of thing.â€Read More
â€œIf any militant group and their collaborators want a show of force, we are ready, if they want to test their strength; they are welcome as we do not engage in media war and cheap popularity.Read More
By Emma Amaize WARRI- MOVEMENT for Emancipation of the Niger-Delta (MEND) at about 10.00 pm on Tuesday attacked the Otunana flow station, operated by the Chevron Nigeria Limited in Delta State in fulfilment of its promise to launch operation â€œHurricane Piper Alphaâ€ after its 72-hour ultimatum on oil companies to quit the region expired on
“I commend the NDIC Managing Director who has chronicled the history of the takeover and transfer of the bank to its owners. This is just the first of so many other steps that need to be settled before Savannah Bank can open its doors to the public.Read More
According to him, â€œthe issue is not about land taken from Peter and given to Paul. The Senate was of the opinion that he (el-Rufai) gave out certificates to people without official approval when FEC had been dissolved. So out of these lands, 700 of them have been revoked.Read More
By Emma Amaize & Emma Arubi WARRI â€” THE Joint Task Force (JTF) on the Niger Delta has debunked the report that militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, who was declared wanted by the security outfit on May 21, had escaped to Ukraine, declaring that he would soon be smoked out of his hideout.
ABUJA â€” FORTY-NINE Nigerians looted the nationâ€™s treasury to the tune of N143.6 billion (One hundred and forty-three billion, six hundred million naira), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission revealed yesterday.Read More
LAGOS â€” AFTER initial denial by the Gabonese government officials, Africaâ€™s longest serving leader, Gabonese President Omar Bongo, has been confirmed dead. He died at the age of 73.Read More
By Omoh Gabriel OUAGADOUGOU,Â BURKINA FASO â€” Discussions on the merger plans between First Bank Nigeria Plc and Eco Transnational Incorporated (ETI) that will create the strongest pan-African bank in the continent will resume as soon as the present management of First Bank settles down.
WARRI â€” COMMANDER of the Joint Task Force (JTF) on the Niger-Delta, Major General Sarkin Yarkin-Bello yesterday refuted media reports of a cease-fire order on him to stop the war in the creeks.