Shell in talks with host communities on development fund review

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) has begun discussions with 12 host communities in Bayelsa which demanded upward review of development obligations. SPDC’s Media Relations Manager, Mr Bamidele Odugbesan, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Yenagoa. SPDC has since 2006 been administering community […]


Covid-19: Ekiti State Governor recovers

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has recovered from Covid-19, after 11 days in isolation. Governor Fayemi, in the early hours of Saturday confirmed this new development on his verified Twitter handle. The Governor announced that he had been infected with the virus 11 days ago and consequently proceeded on self isolation. Shortly after then, State Commissioner […]


Military records tremendous successes against bandits in North-west Nigeria

The Nigerian military says its operation in the North-West has been hugely successful based on active resumption of farming, social and economic activities by the locals with reduced fear of threats in their localities. The North-West has recently been bedevilled with incessant kidnappings, cattle rustling and wanton killings. On Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari had acknowledged […]