Niger Delta

Only Peace Can Bring Development, Buhari Tells Leaders Of Oil-Rich But Impoverished Niger Delta

President Muhamadu Buhari, on Tuesday at the State House in Abuja held a high-level meeting with leaders and other stakeholders to seek ways to end the militancy and the sabotage of oil infrastructure in the Niger Delta region. The President,...

The Niger Delta and challenge of Buhari’s diplomacy, By Louis Okoroma

  The tension and uncertainty in the Niger Delta caused by recent violent attacks against oil installations and facilities in the area by resurgent militancy has created doubts about the diplomacy and peace-making ability of President Muhammadu Buhari. In the...

Dialogue, Not War, Best Way To Solve Niger Delta Crisis, Say 2 Nigerian Governors

Nigeria should choose dialogue over force to resolve the crisis in the oil rich Niger Delta region where attacks on installations in six months have crumbled the country’s oil output by at least 700 thousand barrels daily and denied...

President Buhari Sharpens Focus On Niger Delta, By Garba Shehu

OUT OF THE BLUE, a group calling itself the Niger Delta Avengers,NDA spouts. They kill soldiers and policemen.They kidnap and kill oil company workers. Piracy on the high seas. They asked oil companies to stop operations and pack out...

Guenons, One Of The world’s Most Beautiful Monkeys In Danger In The Polluted Niger Delta

By Simon Ateba, Lagos  The guenons, one of the world’s most beautiful monkeys found mostly in the West African rain forest are at risk of extinction in the oil rich, but tragically polluted Niger Delta region, a Nigerian government official...

Total War: Nigerian Military Warns New Niger Delta Militants Known As Avengers

Military Statement The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) is not unaware of the emergence of a group in the Niger Delta region who have vowed to cripple economic activities through pipeline vandalism, oil theft and kidnap of expatriate workers in that region;...

Blow To Buhari’s Govt As Niger Delta Avengers Hit Oil Supply Again

Even a retired Major-General from northern Nigeria who has asked security operatives to treat pipeline vandals in southern Nigeria as Boko Haram terrorists wreaking havoc in northeastern Nigeria, seems helpless. Militants calling themselves Niger Delta Avengers have stepped up...

Navy Intercepts Oil Bunkering Vessel In The Niger Delta

Operatives of the Nigerian Navy have intercepted a Marine Tanker codenamed MT MARINA which was being used for suspected illegal bunkering activities. “As at the time of the arrest on 28 April 2016, the vessel was laden with 100...

Nigerian Navy Arrests Oil Thieves, Smugglers, Raids Storage Tanks, Boats Full Of Crude

The Nigerian Navy said on Tuesday that it has stepped up efforts towards eliminating all forms of crimes in Nigeria’s waters and the clampdown is paying off, with many suspected oil thieves and smugglers nabbed, storage tanks raided and...
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