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The federal government says it is determined to continue to extract over 35,000 barrels per day of crude oil output lost to a community dispute in the Niger Delta region.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says the existing peace in Kula community in Rivers is the best to ensure smooth operation of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 25 flow station.
Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, is expected to lead a Federal Government delegation to reopening and resumption of operations of the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 25 flow station in Belema Community of Akuku-Toru local government area of Rivers State on September 28, 2019.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) with its joint venture partners, Shell Production Development Company (SPDC) and Belema OIL, have resolved the dispute on the operation of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 25.
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has directed all parties in dispute over the Oil Mining Licence, OML-25 to resolve all contending issues within 7 days and reopen the oil facility.
Diaspora groups, the National Union of Ogoni Student International and Ogoni Lives Matter INTL have petitioned the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) on the activities of Hydrocarbon Pollution Restoration Project (HYPREP) and Shell Petroleum in Ogoniland, Rivers State.
The Pan-Niger Delta Elders Forum (PANDEF) has began moves to resolve the face-off between Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and Belema Community in Kula Kingdom of Akuku-Toru local government area of Rivers State.
Besides occupying the SPDC facility, the people have also employed radio jingles and other forms of publicity to draw the attention of the Rivers State and Federal Government to their demand.
Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has stated that the company is not the government and therefore does not have the resources to solve world hunger.
The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has decried what it described as illegal occupation of its Belema Flow Station by indigenes of Belema.
Shell has denied allegations of neglect levied against it by some members of Kula, Belema communities in Akukutoru local government area, stressing that it had continued to discharge its corporate social responsibilities to communities in the area.
The Kaduna State Government said on Friday that it would revive guidance and counselling unit in public Secondary Schools in the state.
Akwa Ibom State Government has fixed September 21 2020 for the commencement of processes for the resumption of academic activities in the state-owned university, college of education and public primary schools.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State says Boko Haram insurgents have started recruiting children in the state due to the increase in unemployment.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned alleged siege on opposition governors by security agents in Benin City, the Edo State capital, ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state.
Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as holders Bayern Munich romped to an historic 8-0 rout of Schalke on Friday in the opening game of the 2020/21 Bundesliga season behind closed doors.
China’s central bank on Thursday continued to pump cash into the banking system via reverse repos, to maintain liquidity.
President Ramaphosa: South Africa to ease virus restrictions amid improving epidemiological situation
President Cyril Ramaphosa said South Africa would ease a number of coronavirus-related restrictions amid “gradual, but steady, decline in new infections, hospitalisations and deaths” and move to alert level 1.
A Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Obadiah Mailafia, on Monday for the third time honoured the invitation from the Department of State Security (DSS).
Argentina have reported three more cases of COVID-19 in their training camp as they continue preparations for the Rugby Championship in Australia.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Nigeria’s Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande was the miracle needed by the General Assembly to deliver on its mandate in the face of COVID-19.