Army rescues 700 farmers, fishermen from Boko Haram captivity
The Nigerian Army says no fewer than 700 farmers and fishermen in the Lake Chad region have regained freedom from Boko Haram terrorists. It said this followed a successful operation by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in the Northeast. A statement yesterday by Deputy Director, Public Relations, 8 Division, Colonel Timothy Antigha, said the terrorists…
Fishermen seek Buhari’s intervention in pending compensation
Artisanal fishermen operating in the Atlantic coastline have urged President Muhammadu Buhari’s intervention to ensure payment of the outstanding oil spill compensation at the Qua Iboe oil fields.
168,000 fishermen, 350 Delta, Bayelsa communities affected by Bonga spill
THE Bonga 2011 oil spill incident from an offshore oil field operated by Shell Nigeria Production and Exploration Company (SNEPCO) affected 168,000 victims in 350 communities in Delta and Bayelsa. The Paramount Ruler of Olobia Community Koluama in Southern Ijaw Local Council of Bayelsa Chief Howells Levi, said on Monday in Yenagoa that the oil…