Latest Stories in Delta

 

Africa's economic giant Nigeria at a 'critical juncture'

Comments

More than 200 million Nigerians will slide further into poverty as the coronavirus pandemic has sent oil prices tumbling and pushed Africa’s largest economy into recession. To many in...

Wed Nov 25th, 2020     Read More →

Oil majors hinge future investments on PIB outcome, fiscal framework

Comments

Oil majors in Nigeria have hinged their investment decisions on the outcome of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), and other fiscal frameworks by the Federal Government. According to them, the...

Wed Nov 25th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria boosts refining capacity with new 5,000bpd refinery

Comments

Oil Refinery PHOTO: Getty Images/AFP/File / Jennifer O’Mahony • Over 2.5b litres of products, 18,000 jobs to be created • UNIDO, UNECA, Waltersmith seal pact on industrial,...

Wed Nov 25th, 2020     Read More →

#EndSARS Protest: Counting the losses and the gains

Comments

Days after the abrupt end of the two weeks #EndSARS protest that rocked Nigeria, Africa’s economic powerhouse is now regaining its momentum despite sliding into a second economic recession...

Tue Nov 24th, 2020     Read More →

No further talks with FG on Niger Delta, says UNDEDSS

Comments

UNDEDSS Secretary General, Mr. Tony UrantaA Niger Delta socio-political group, United Niger Delta Energy Development Security Service (UNDEDSS), has regretted that Nigeria was fast moving towards...

Mon Nov 23rd, 2020     Read More →

ANEEJ, CRPP condemn Obaseki’s decision to stop NDDC projects in Edo

Comments

The African Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) and the Coalition of Registered Political Parties (CRPP) have criticised the decision of Gov. Godwin Obaseki to stop the Niger...

Sun Nov 22nd, 2020     Read More →

High cost of rice may persist as yuletide beckons

Comments

It is gradually becoming real that majority of homes may have to celebrate the coming yuletide season without consumption of rice, which has become the usual delicacy for such period, as the price...

Sun Nov 22nd, 2020     Read More →

‘#EndSARS: Cross River State govt should talk less, listen more’

Comments

October 23 and 24, 2020 has gone down in history as a disaster in Calabar. Not less than 100 property were looted, destroyed or touched by irate youths in the name of EndSARS protest. Men,...

Sun Nov 22nd, 2020     Read More →

ASUU Strike: End in sight as parties shift grounds

Comments

There are indications that both the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) are determined to ensure undergraduates of public universities do not lose one academic...

Sat Nov 21st, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria opens camp for Tokyo 2020 Olympics today

Comments

Tokyo 2020 OlympicsNigeria will begin its preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games today with prospective athletes expected to report to camps in Lagos and Abuja. The Federal Ministry of...

Fri Nov 20th, 2020     Read More →

Stakeholders query credibility of FG, Southwest meeting on #EndSARS protests

Comments

Surprise and pain define the reactions of some eminent Southwest stakeholders to the recent meeting of a delegation of President Muhammadu Buhari, governors and traditional rulers alongside...

Thu Nov 19th, 2020     Read More →

Labour in dilemma over tariff hikes

Comments

The Nigeria labour movement appears to have finally lost the battle to stop tariff hikes in the two critical sectors of downstream petroleum and electricity. Niger-Delta Youth Council (NDYC),...

Thu Nov 19th, 2020     Read More →

Presidential delegates shun South-South governors, leaders meeting

Comments

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike (left); his counterparts, Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta); Udom Emmanuel (Akwa-Ibom); Ben Ayade (Cross River); Douye Diri (Bayelsa) and Godwin Obaseki (Edo) at the...

Wed Nov 18th, 2020     Read More →

Average price per litre of kerosene increases to N352.93 in October-NBS

Comments

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the average price per litre paid by consumers for national household kerosene increased to N352.93 in October from N347.98 in September. The bureau...

Tue Nov 17th, 2020     Read More →

Delay in PIB passage affecting foreign investment says expert

Comments

A financial expert, Mr Pedro Omontuemhen, says Nigeria has suffered a loss of over $30 billion investments in the oil and gas sector due to the delay in the passage of the Petroleum Industry...

Mon Nov 16th, 2020     Read More →