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January 18, 2018 11:13 AM Fresh Impediment On Oil Assets By The Niger Delta Millitant

Militants under the aegis of the Niger Delta Avengers on Wednesday have threatened to attack some offshore oil and gas facilities in the oil-rich region in a few days’ time after a year of cease fire. The nation in 2016 saw a resurrection of militant attacks on oil and gas facilities in the Niger Delta, causing oil production in August to plummet to near 30-year 21

January 17, 2018 2:35 PM Niger Delta Avengers vows to launch deadly attack on pipeline in few days

Niger Delta Avengers on Wednesday vowed to launch a fresh attack on oil installations in the South South region. The separatist group warned that its fresh attack which will be carried out in a “few days time” will be deadly. In a statement on its website, Avengers said they would target several platforms and the FPSO on Total’s Egina field. “This round 20

January 15, 2018 8:34 PM NYSC Suspends Orientation Course In Benue

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) announced that the 2017 Batch ‘B’ stream II orientation course scheduled to hold in Benue from Jan. 16 to Feb. 5 has been suspended till further notice. The announcement was made on its official Facebook page in Abuja on Sunday. It said that a new date would be communicated in due course to prospective corps members 21

January 15, 2018 1:48 PM NUJ boycott briefing by Delta Deputy Governor over alleged insults

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ Warri Correspondents’ Chapel, on Monday boycotted a briefing by the Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro at the Government Annex in Warri. NUJ Warri Chairman, Comrade Akpokona Omafuaire disclosed this in a chat with Our Warri,Delta State Correspondent. Omafuaire claimed that the Media Aide to the Deputy 16

January 12, 2018 6:44 PM Nigerian Navy effects major shake-up, redeploys 30 Rear Admirals

The Nigerian Navy has announced a major shake up in its various Commands positions with the redeployment of 30 Rear Admirals. A statement signed by the Acting Director of Naval Information, Nigerian Navy Headquarters, Abuja, Captain Suleman Dahun, added that said three new Flag Officers Commanding (FOCs) have been appointed. They new FOCs are Rear Admiral 19

January 12, 2018 8:00 AM Suspected killer of British missionary, army captain arrested

The Nigerian military on Thursday arrested notorious kidnapper, Mr. Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo, also known as Karowei. It was learnt that Karowei was allegedly behind the abduction and subsequent killing of one of the four British missionaries at Enekorogha community, Burutu council area of Delta State last year. Karowei is also alleged to have masterminded 23

January 10, 2018 2:54 PM 2019: Why PDP will not give presidential ticket to Atiku – Delta APC chieftain

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Okwagbe, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State Chief (Hon.) Ovo Ofigo on Wednesday January 10 said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP may not give its Presidential ticket to former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku for placing a curse on the party and its agents for the alleged injustice meted 35

January 10, 2018 1:01 PM Nigerian government demolishes Don Waney’s mansion in Rivers [PHOTOS]

The Federal Government has demolished a multi-million naira mansion belonging to the slain Niger Delta militant and notorious kidnapper, Don Waney. The mansion located at Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, was demolished on Tuesday morning. According to Punch, the house was bulldozed under the watch of heavily-armed security agents 17

January 7, 2018 12:05 PM China Breaks Record With World’s Longest Bridge

China said it has completed the major work of the world’s longest sea bridge on schedule, after its lighting system was installed and tested. It took six years preparation, and eight years to build the 55-kilometre-long bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao. Major work on the bridge consisted of a 22.9-kilometre-long main bridge, a 6.7-kilometre-long 32

January 6, 2018 8:00 AM APC denies 5,000 members’ reported defection to PDP

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has denied that a former member of the party, Chief Felix Anirah and 5,000 of its members, have decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sapele. However, the state Acting Chairman of APC, Chief Cyril Ogodo, on Friday debunked the claim. Ogodo said: “The claim by Chief Anirah that he decamped 29