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Ibori, Jide Omokore, Others Grace Gov Okowa’s Father’s Private Funeral

The remains of Sir Okorie Okowa, father of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, were on Tuesday, laid to rest at Owa-Alero, Ika North East...

Battle Lines Drawn As Traditional Ruler, Bayelsa Commissioner Squabbled Over Youth Leadership Tussle 

Battle lines seem to have been drawn as a traditional ruler and serving commissioner in Bayelsa State squabbled over a messy youth leadership tussle...
Forensic Audit

Confusion, As Court Says Pondei-led NDDC IMC Was Not Sack, Dismisses Lawsuit

There was palpable confusion in the Niger Delta region on Thursday following a Federal High Court in Abuja order which reportedly stated the Prof....
militants

Militants Blow Up Newly-built Shipyard Worth N60m Over N20m Settlement Claims In A/Ibom

A newly-built shipyard worth N60 million naira have been reportedly blown up by suspected militants in Akwa Ibom. BIGPENNGR.COM understands the facility which was billed...

MEND Roars From Niger Delta Creek, Gives NDDC 7-Days Ultimatum Over Alleged Employment Scam

Recalcitrant militant group, Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), has threatened to resume hostilities against oil and gas operations in the...

JUST IN: Ijaw Youths Besiege Agip Office In Port Harcourt Over GMoU Squabbles

Hundreds of youths drawn from Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), have laid siege to the Port Harcourt office of Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC). BIGPEN understands...
Oil Spill

Bayelsa Host Communities Disagree With Chevron Over Oil Spill At Funiwa Oilfields

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) has held divergent views with members of its host communities in Bayelsa on leakages reported at Funiwa Oil Fields operated...
Abubakar Malami

Akpabio Reveals How NDDC’s Sole Administrator Was Appointed, Denies Offering Malami $5m Bribe

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has revealed how the appointment of a Sole Administrator for the Niger Delta Development Commission...
Oil Spill

‘Oil Spill Reported In Chevron’s Facility In Bayelsa Coastline’

Oil leakage has been reported from the Funiwa oilfield operated by Chevron Nigeria (CNL). It was learnt that some fishermen, operating on the coastline of...
Jaro Egbo

Group Hails Appointment Of Jaro Egbo As Special Adviser To NDDC Sole Admin

A pan Urhobo group, the Urhobo Political Movement (UPM), has lauded the appointment of a chieftain of All progressive Congress (APC), Olorogun Jaro Egbo...
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