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‘Bureaucracy Silenced Climate Change Awareness In Nigeria’

Surveyor Efik is the National Coordinator, Climate Change Network Nigeria (CCN-Nigeria), the organization with a bias for dialogues and media training on Climate Change in Nigeria. Efik spoke to journalists after a media training the CCN-Nigeria organized in collaboration with Climate Action Network in Lagos recently. According to him, Climate Change issue should be on […]

Group Condemns Military Invasion Of Tompolo’s Town After Maritime Varsity Take-Off

The Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC) has condemned the invasion of the home town of ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo), by men of the Nigerian Army. The siege came less than 24 hours after the National Universities Commission (NUC) approved the take off of the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko. NDIMRC,in […]

‘Some pastors don’t have issues with unmarried couples cohabiting’

Dr. (Mrs.) Chioma Daukoru Olukole is a lecturer at the Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State. Apart from her lecturing job, she pastors the First Love Assembly, Yenagoa alongside her husband. In this interview, she told DAYO EMMANUEL about their project called ‘Sex and You,’ which addresses marital issues and dissuades unmarried people from […]

Living on the pipelines: How oil vandals make Nigerian economy bleed

Nigeria lost over N51.28bn worth of oil to activities of petroleum pipeline vandals in 2015, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said. Oil, the mainstay of Africa’s largest economy has been the bone of contention between the government and the Niger Delta militants. The contention is responsible for the loss of national revenue, which […]

‘Non-passage of host community bill will repel investment in Niger Delta’

As the Senate last week passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), stakeholders in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector have criticised the non-passage of the Host Community Bill. They emphasised the need for the Federal Government to urgently pass the bill that addresses host community issues to allow for peace and security in the Niger […]

FG plans new approach to resolve Niger Delta crisis

The Federal Government, in a bid to boost oil revenue, is considering a new approach to resolving and sustaining peace in the troubled Niger Delta region. The approach, which will be tailored to address the specific needs of each state in the region, will complement ongoing efforts at the national level by ensuring that state […]

FG explains why capital releases are delayed

The Federal Government said, yesterday, that procurement procedure and low revenue were responsible for the delay in capital releases to service the 2016 Budget. The Minister of Budget and Planning, Senator   Udoma Udoma, disclosed this, in Abuja, while briefing the Sen. Danjuma Goje-led   Senate Committee on Appropriations, on the  2016 budget implementation. He […]

This Week in Nigeria

  This Week in Nigeria TWIN Monday 14th – Saturday 19th March 2016 Sunday 13th Nigerians condemn masterminds of Agatu massacre in Benue State, calling the Federal Government to bring culprits to book to forestall future occurrence. Monday 14th President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria for Equatorial Guinea on an official visit to discuss the protection […]