Wednesday, April 21, 2021



Niger Delta militants who bombed oil pipelines in Bayelsa make 5 demands to Nigerian govt

A newly formed coalition of 36 militant groups in the Niger Delta region, Continuous Emancipation of Niger Delta, CEND, which recently attacked gas and crude oil pipelines in Bayelsa State, has issued six demands to the Federal Government.

Gov Buni inaugurates construction of houses for IDPs in Yobe

Governor Mai-Mala Buni on Friday in Damaturu inaugurated the construction of 15 units of two-bedroom semi-detached houses for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in the state.

Nigeria’s onshore oil spills rise to 41% due to sabotage – Shell

The Royal Dutch Shell annual report has said the onshore Nigeria subsidiary saw a 41% rise in the number of crude oil spills due to theft or pipeline sabotage in 2019.

OML-25 host communities should not be pleading for school 40 years after  oil exploration –  Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says has said that he was touched and saddened by the fact that the host communities of OML-25 Host have to plead for a primary school to be built 40 years after oil exploration.

Nigerian Army confirms killing of soldier, 2 NSCDC operatives in Rivers

A soldier and two operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, were shot dead on Sunday following a gun duel with suspected militants in Rivers.

We’ve paid $23bn into Nigerian govt’s coffers in 5 years – Shell

Oil giant, Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, has stated that it has contributed no less than $23 billion (N5.31 trillion) into the coffers of the Federal Government of Nigeria between 2013 and 2017.

Reps probe NNPC’s multiple accounts

The House of Representatives has mandated Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to provide details of all its multiple accounts operated before the introduction of...

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