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Experts decry arbitrary discharge of tainted water by oil firms
Experts have raised concern over indiscriminate discharge of contaminated water by some oil companies in the country, urging the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to be firm in monitoring their activities.
Group lauds FG on return of exploratory activities in Ogoniland
Members of the Ogoni Peoples Assembly yesterday applauded the Federal Government on the decision to resume exploratory activities in their area. Mr. Probel Williams, who spoke with reporters on behalf of the group in Abuja,
Delta resolves industrial dispute, PTI modular refinery mulled
The Delta Government has resolved the dispute between the management of WHASSAN and staff over alleged welfare issues that had halted work at Shell Petroleum Development Company’s (SPDC) Forcados Export Terminal in Burutu Local Council of the state.
OML 11 host communities decry lack of electricity 50 years after oil exploration
Host communities of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 11 have decried a lack of electricity for about 50 years of oil exploration activities in their oil-bearing communities.
Group sues Shell over alleged missing N5tr oil revenue
Council of Ethnic Youth Leaders of Nigeria has sued Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) at the Federal High Court, Abuja, over alleged illicit crude oil deals.
Shell extends medicare to 20,000 patients in Imo
Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has disclosed that it screened and treated about 20,000 persons from oil-bearing communities in Ohaji, Imo State, of various ailments under its Community Care Programme.
Rivers, oil communities disagree over alleged $5m bribe
Host communities in OML 25 yesterday accused officials of the Rivers State government of receiving a $5 million bribe from operator of the oil facility, Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), during their mediation in the face-off between them and the Dutch multinational. A statement by 11 royal fathers from the host communities of Belema, Offoin-Ama…
Shell agrees to pay Rivers communities over N1.3b to reopen facility
Shell Petroleum Development Company has agreed to pay over N1.3 billion to Kula community in Rivers State to enable it resume crude oil production at its shutdown facility. Communities of Oil Mining Licence (OML) 25 in Akuku-Toru Local Council of Rivers State and Shell will on Monday, July 1, 2019 sign a Memorandum of Understanding…
Ogoni tilts on the brink as FG stokes fresh crisis
A fresh crisis is brewing in Ogoni over plans by the Federal Government through the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) to resume crude oil production in the Ogoni area of OML 11 by October. Not minding the chequered history of oil companies’ activities in the Ogoni area, the Federal Government and its corporate partners planned resumption of…
After 40 years, Kula community makes peace pact
The Chiefs, elders and residents of Kula community in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State were delighted recently, when 40 years of disagreements and grudges over who should be recognised as the Monarch were put to rest. The Guardian gathered that the chieftaincy disputes had resulted in the creation of different factions of council of Chiefs and elders, with…
National Assembly asks Shell to pay N7b to oil-producing communities
The National Assembly has called on Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to comply with the resolution of the Senate and pay oil-producing communities in the Niger Delta N6.9 billion. The amount is for accumulated rentals, expired leases, judgment debts and discriminatory payments for land re-acquisition and rentals in the Niger Delta. This was sequel to…