National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has trained members of oil-producing communities in the Niger Delta region on monitoring and reporting of oil spills impact on their environment.
25 Oct 2022
The Federal Government has demonstrated a new determination to commercialise the abundant gas in the country that is being currently flared by European Oil and Gas firms drilling oil in the Niger Delta. It finally fined them the sum of $294m, which is about N127bn, for gas flaring.
18 Oct 2022
Fresh crude oil spill has reportedly occurred in Bodo community in Gokana Council (Ogoniland) of Rivers State.
3 Oct 2022
Joint Investigation Visit (JIV) report on the oil spill from Trans Niger Pipeline facilities in Bodo in Gokana Council of Rivers State has revealed that the incident was caused by equipment failure.
25 Aug 2022
The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency, NOSDRA, and National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) have blamed the rising spate of oil spills across the Niger Delta on sabotage and inequalities in the region.
21 Jul 2022
Stakeholders have expressed fears about the dwindling federal revenue occasioned by the refusal of Ministries, Department and Agencies [MDAs] to remit their operating surpluses to the consolidated revenue account as required by the Fiscal Responsibility Act (FRA) 2007, a monitoring report has revealed
26 Jun 2022
The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has confirmed an oil wellhead leak at Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18, operated by an indigenous operator, Eroton Exploration and Production Limited. OML 18, which produces and exports crude through the 97 kilomeiter Nembe Creek Trunkline (NCTL), is located near the corridors of the export line…
4 May 2022
Interim Administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Col. Milland Dixon Dikio (retd), has urged aggrieved persons in the Niger Delta region to adopt dialogue and negotiations as tools to resolve disputes in the region.
24 Jan 2022
Leaders of the Artisan Fishermen Association of Nigeria (ARFAN), Niger Delta chapter who are victims of the Shell Bonga Oil Spill of December 20, 2011, have demanded the immediate payment of $3.4billion fine...
4 Dec 2021
The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has dismissed as “guess work“ claims from several parties on the volume and the cause of ongoing leak from Aiteo’s oilfield at Nembe, Bayelsa.
26 Nov 2021
Federal Government, yesterday, announced its resolve to apply stiffer sanctions against oil companies linked to spillage in the country.
23 Nov 2021
The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has attributed the delays in the cleaning of oil spillage and other environmental degradation in the country to poor cooperation of the host communities.