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1 Oct 2019
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.
25 Aug 2019
The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has bemoaned a court order directing the Federal Government to renew the Oil Mining Licence...
18 Jul 2019
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.
1 Jul 2019
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…
28 Jun 2019
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…
26 May 2019
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…
12 May 2019
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…
5 Apr 2019
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…
14 Mar 2019
The Federal Government has asked the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to take operatorship of OML 11 from the end of next month possibly to forestall disruption of oil production in the Niger Delta.
3 Mar 2019
After several decades isolation occasioned by lack of access road to the rest of the state, the people of Kula Community in Akuku-Toru Local Council of Rivers State leapt for joy following the unfolding of plans for the construction of the proposed 85km Kula-Port Harcourt Road. Kula Community, one of the coastal communities occupied by…
4 Feb 2019
The people of Aghoro 1 community in Ekeremor Council of Bayelsa State have accused Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of frustrating their efforts to get redress following a major oil spill in the area last year. A letter to the SPDC managing director by the community’s consultants, Furoebi Akene, said the personnel of the company…
7 Dec 2018
The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) manifests ambivalence in its dealings with the people of the Niger Delta region where it has explored and exploited crude oil for six decades beginning in 1956 ...


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