THE Senate Committee on Niger Delta
has warned contractors handling some flagship projects of the Ministry of Niger Delta
Affairs to desist from the acts capable of aggravating the challenges confronting the Niger Delta
Region and Nigeria.
The Federal Government has secured a $10 billion private sector investment plan designed to fast-track the development of infrastructure and social wellbeing of the people of the Niger Delta
The amnesty programme began in June 2006 and its targets were armed youths in the Niger Delta
encouraging them to surrender their weapons in return for training and re-habilitation by the federal government.
He is even more visible within the corpus of writing we today label Niger Delta
literature--a literature not only combative but gradually becoming programmatic and ritualistic.
His thesis on oil as an 'ancestral promise of wealth' grounds this work in the discipline of anthropology, and takes the discussion of conflict and insurgency in the Niger Delta
well beyond conventional explanations that dwell majorly on environmental degradation, economic deprivation and local resource control.
Summary: A ceasefire with Niger Delta
rebels could help to end the attacks on oil installations that are devastating the Nigerian economy.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Nigerian army accompanied ground offensives with aerial bombardment of suspected Boko Haram sites in the Sambisa forest and illegal oil refineries in the Niger Delta
A spokesperson for the group announced: "We are going to continue the observation of our unannounced cessation of hostilities in the Niger Delta
against all interests of the multinational oil corporations.
Chemex Modular LLC, a supplier of modular refinery and gas processing equipment, has reached terms in principle with its long-time client and business partner, Niger Delta
Petroleum Resources Ltd, to expand Niger Delta
's present refining capacity.
WARRI, Nigeria: A splinter group of Nigerian oil militants accuses former President Goodluck Jonathan and other politicians in the oil-rich Niger Delta
of sponsoring attacks on oil installations that have slashed the West African nation's petroleum production.
Jonathan said Sunday the militants known as the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta
have threatened his life.
On Friday, the oil militants, the Niger Delta
Avengers, claimed responsibility for the attacks.