Niger Delta

Leave Patience Jonathan Alone, Niger Delta Women Warn

Guardian, 20 June 2018<p>Some women yesterday protested in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, against alleged harassment of wife of the immediate president, …

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“We are aware from our interactions with these people, that at any time from 00hrs on Wednesday, June 20, ‘Operation zero barrels for NAOC’ begins,” he said, explaining that the agitation was fuelled by blatant refusal of NAOC for dialogue.

Niger Delta militants Tife Owolabi<p>Communities hosting Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) facilities in the Niger Delta have declared ‘Operation Zero …

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Julia Roberts to produce and star in Little Bee for Amazon

Variety is reporting that Julia Roberts has signed on to produce and star in <b>Little Bee</b>, a feature adaptation of Chris Cleave’s 2008 novel, originally …

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Buhari's Water Bill Causing Waves in Nigeria

Buhari's Water Bill Causing Waves in NigeriaPresident Muhammadu Buhari's water bill aims to centralise the control of all surface and ground water …

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Exposed! Fraud In Nigeria's Amnesty Education Programme

Exposed! Fraud In Nigeria's Amnesty Education ProgrammeThe amnesty programme was established by the Buhari administration to introduce a number of …

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Sowore ‘Emotional’ That East-West Road Is Still Uncompleted For Over 20 Years

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Sowore ‘Emotional’ That East-West Road Is Still Uncompleted For Over 20 Years 17 Hours Ago

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Community Development as if People Matter: Lessons from Nigeria

Share11<p>Tweet29<p>Email<p>Share<p>40 Shares<p>By Mysid [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons<p><b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>In the early 1990s, the tale of the Ogoni people—who</i> …

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Nigeria:Niger Delta Militants Threaten Fresh Hostilities, Accuse Govt of Neglect

[Guardian] A coalition of militant groups in Niger Delta, the Joint Revolutionary Council, has threatened to resume hostilities, if the Federal …

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Fire broke out on onshore oil rig operated by Depthwize in...

YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) - A fire broke out on an onshore oil rig in Nigeria’s Niger Delta on Saturday, three witnesses told Reuters, adding that the fire was still burning as of noon.<p>FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of a boat burning in the waterways of the Niger Delta in Rivers State, Nigeria June …

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Fire broke out on onshore oil rig operated by Depthwize in Nigeria's Niger Delta -witnesses | Reuters

YENAGOA, Nigeria, May 26 (Reuters) - A fire broke out on an onshore oil rig in Nigeria’s Niger Delta on Saturday, three witnesses told Reuters, adding that the fire was still burning as of noon.<p>The barge rig, the Majestic, is operated by Nigerian oil firm Depthwize, according to the company's …

Oil

Nigeria:Niger Delta Militants Almost Crippled Nigeria in 2015 - Oil Minister

[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, on Wednesday indicated that but for the timely interventions of …

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Kachikwu Warns FG: We've Spent N50bn On Amnesty... It's Not Sustainable

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Nigeria:Govt Didn't Abandon 19 Nigerian Students in Russia - Amnesty Office

The Federal Government has denied reports that about 19 postgraduate students of the People's Friendship University of Russia who were granted …

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Nigeria:Senate, House Pass 2018 Budget, Raise Spending

[Premium Times] The Senate and the House of Representatives have passed the 2018 budget, raising it by N500 billion.

Nigeria

Buhari's Government A Puppet In The Hands Of Oil Multinationals, Says Ijaw Group

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Buhari's Government A Puppet In The Hands Of Oil Multinationals, Says Ijaw Group 19 Hours Ago

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Nigerian Multi-millionaire Oilman Muhammadu Indimi Shares Business Lessons At Harvard

Nigerian energy entrepreneur and founder of Oriental Energy Resources, Muhammadu Indimi, has reiterated the importance of partnership and collaboration in the long-term success of businesses.<p>He made the submission on Thursday while sharing Lessons in business, leadership and life at the May edition …

Entrepreneurship

Our Operations Have Raised Oil Output To 2.5mbpd, Defence Spokesman

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Citizen Journalism

Troops ‘Kill’ Four Top Niger Delta Militants

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Military

Nigeria: Cleaning up the oil industry’s past mistakes

After years of inaction, the Nigerian government is attempting to right a historical wrong.<p>For decades multi-national companies and the Nigerian government have earned billions of dollars in oil revenues.<p>But oil exploration often led to exploitation of local communities and damage to the …

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Militant Group Threatens FG Over Effurun Petroleum Varsity

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Militant Group Threatens FG Over Effurun Petroleum Varsity 6 Days Ago

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Insecurity: Tucano Aircraft Not The Answer - Group

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Niger Delta Is The Most Neglected Region In The World, Says Dickson

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Niger Delta Is The Most Neglected Region In The World, Says Dickson 14 Hours Ago

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Nigeria's Globacom and Huawei to lay undersea fibre cable in Delta...

LAGOS, April 26 (Reuters) - Nigerian telecoms company Globacom and China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are laying an undersea cable that will provide high-speed internet to oil platforms in the country’s Niger Delta region.<p>The 850 kilometre-long (528 miles) cable, connecting southwestern commercial …

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Nigeria's Globacom and Huawei to lay undersea fibre cable in Delta oil region | Reuters

LAGOS, April 26 (Reuters) - Nigerian telecoms company Globacom and China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are laying an undersea cable that will provide high-speed internet to oil platforms in the country’s Niger Delta region.<p>The 850 kilometre-long (528 miles) cable, connecting southwestern commercial …

Oil

Niger Delta Youths Poorer Under Buhari - Group

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7,000 MW Niger Delta Power Pool At Design Stage - NDDC

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Renewable Energy

Nigeria's Health Contradiction Is Dividing the Country

His face wrinkled, 75-year-old Monday Ayamagah speaks in a deep, faint voice, dragging each word out with unease. He stares vacantly at the white …

Culture

Police Arrest 2 Alleged Members Of Niger Delta Avengers In Rivers

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Nigeria:NERC Queries World Bank's U.S.$112 Million Guarantee On Gas Sales Agreement for Calabar Plant

Abuja — The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has written to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, to express its worries about the Gas Sales Agreement (GSA) the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) signed with a ...

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Shell's Payment To Nigeria Up By 19 % In 2017`

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Shell's Payment To Nigeria Up By 19 % In 2017` 11 Hours Ago

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