Ijaw youths demand probe of ‘unfair’ oil blocks allocation
Except the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government probes alleged unfair allocation of oil blocks in the country, there would be more hostilities ...
Oil exploration causes environmental warming in Nigeria - NGO
Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), said oil exploration by multinational companies was a major contributor to environmental warming and climate change effects in Nigeria.
‘Govt must identify genuine leaders in Niger Delta and work with them’
It is not a good thing for our country now as far as the numerous economic and security challenges are concerned, especially from the North Eastern part of the country.
‘Renewed militancy in Niger Delta is not necessary at this point’
I have always been an advocate of peaceful process in resolving crisis. Militancy in my opinion has never benefitted the ordinary suffering people of the Niger Delta region. Unfortunately ...
Wike condemns blowing up of pipelines
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has condemned the blowing up of pipelines in the Niger Delta by militants, saying it is not in the interest of the region.
Militants give oil blocs owners two weeks to quit Niger Delta
Bombing of oil facilities in the Niger Delta may not end soon as the new militants group yesterday gave a two-week ultimatum to owners of oil blocks and wells in the region to shut down operations in their wells and evacuate their staff or risk being blown up.
Electricity generation picking up after Niger Delta attack, says Fashola
Mr Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing said that power generation was picking up after last week vandalism of power stations in the Niger Delta.
Boroh urges N’Delta communities to protect oil facilities
Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Brig-General Paul Boroh, yesterday charged communities in the region to complement......