Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, December 6, 2018

BUSINESSDAY Apapa gridlock set to ease as work on Ijora Bridge completed CSL stockbrokers see widen fiscal deficit in 2018 on FG’s revenue shortfalls Amosun disburses N72m for community projects in Ogun Shun acts that can trigger civil war, Ambode tells Nigerians Arbitration in Nigeria: The dawn of a new era of readiness and willingness […]

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OSINBAJO’S NIGER DELTA NEW VISION EXCITES STAKEHOLDERS

    Stakeholders from Delta, Edo and Ondo have identified with the Niger Delta New Vision initiated by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo aimed at speeding up the various development projects in the region to ensure sustainable peace The Niger Delta New Vision brings together a robust set of promises, solutions, targets and initiatives aimed […]

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NIGER DELTA: FG REFUSAL TO IMPLEMENT 16-POINT DEMAND MAY TRIGGER MILITANCY – PANDEF WARNS

    THE leadership of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has tasked the Federal Government to implement the 16-point demand of Niger Delta people which was presented by PANDEF to President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016 to save Nigeria’s economy from further interruption. PANDEF’s Publicity Secretary, Chief Anabs Sara-Igbe, in a statement, warned that the people […]

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“PIGB WILL FURTHER IMPOVERISH NIGER DELTA, DON’T SIGN BILL”, STAKEHOLDERS TELL BUHARI

  Stakeholders in Niger Delta have cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against signing the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), alleging that it seeks to privatise the country’s oil and gas assets and to further impoverish the people of the region. They warned that any attempt to privatise the oil and gas assets in the Niger Delta […]

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WHERE IS THE $10B INFRASTRUCTURE FUND BUHARI PROMISED NIGER DELTA IN 2016?

Close to two years after the Federal Government launched the $10b Infrastructure Fund to stimulate development in the Niger Delta, there is no trace of the fund anywhere.In October 2016, the Federal Government launched the $10b Infrastructure Fund to end insurgency and introduce sustainable development in the region. Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu […]

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OVERHAUL OF NATION’S REFINERIES BEGINS NEXT MONTH – IBE KACHIKWU

Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday, said the much-awaited overhaul of the country’s refineries would become a reality next month, as plans have been concluded to complete necessary arrangement with financials. The minister, who reviewed efforts of the current administration in the oil and sector, noted that President Muhammadu Buhari and the […]

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NIGER DELTA: FG FAILURE TO IMPLEMENT AMNESTY PROGRAMME IN FULL IS A THREAT TO PEACE – PANDEF

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF)  has said that for the country to achieve lasting peace in the Niger Delta region, amnesty programme must be pursued seriously with vigour. The group also expressed support for any effort that would lead to the restructuring of the country. The Group made the declarations when its new elected […]

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FUPRE ZERO BUDGETARY ALLOCATION: OBORO TASKS HOUSE OF REPS. AS URHOBO LIBERATION FORCE THREATENS MAYHEM

The member representing Okpe, Sapele, Uvwie Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Evelyn Oboro has demanded for adequate budgetary provision for the Federal University of Petroleum Resources(FUPRE), Effurun in the 2018 appropriation bill in compliance with the FUPRE Act just as  Urhobo Liberation Force(ULF) threatens to cripple Oil and Gas facilities in Urhobo […]

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SOUTH/MIDDLE BELT LEADERS SLAM BUHARI OVER BENUE KILLINGS, ILLEGAL PURCHASE OF 12 US AIRCRAFTS

THE Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum made up of South South, South East, South and North Central leaders of thought came together in Abuja, on Wednesday, to observe and express shock that President Muhammadu Buhari has breached the constitution of the country by paying out the sum of $496 million without authorization from the […]

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