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Rawlings Ete, the Paramount Ruler of Oyorokoto, a fishing community in Andoni Local Government Area (LGA) of Rivers, has ordered Amni Pet/Shelf Drilling Company to immediately suspend drilling operations in the community.
Landlords of Alagbaka/Police headquarters areas of Akure, the Ondo state capital have petitioned the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission(NBC) for sitting a Frequency Modulation (FM) station within their domain without recourse to laws guiding its establishment.
Enugu State Government has approved the construction of township stadia in Nsukka and Oji River Local Governments of the state.
The Mineral Resources and Environmental Management Committee (MIREMCO) has said henceforth, mining operators operating in any community without a Community Development Agreement (CDA) would be penalised for such unlawful actions.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, in Dubai, United Arab Emirate, directed the Chinese Consortium and the NNPC Project Team on the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Pipeline Project to ensure timely finalization of the term sheet for the project’s contractor financing agreement.
The Rivers State Commissioner for Social Welfare and Rehabilitation, Mr. Damiete Herbert Miller, has blamed oil companies for rise in violence and drug abuse among youths in the Niger Delta region.
Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP, Rivers State, says it will petition the United Nations yet again over alleged devastation of farmlands in Ogoni communities by Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, in the course of laying new oil pipelines in the oil-rich area.
Four Chinese nationals and 16 Nigerians have been arrested for allegedly running an elaborate illegal mining operation in Ebonyi State.
The government said other corporate organisations were also involved in the SEPA’s demand for EIA, which was in compliance with the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Decree 86 of 1992 (Now EIA Act 2004) and the Ekiti State Environmental Protection Agency Law 2009.
Citing alleged irregularities, indigenes of Emu-Ebendo and Emu-Iyasele communities in Ndokwa West Local Council of Delta State have rejected the environmental impact assessment report (EIA) reportedly conducted by OMAS PILLAR ASTEX Company Limited for a modular refinery in their area.
Ogoni Youth Federation, OYF, has pleaded with the Federal Government to divert part of the $1 billion approved for the fighting of insurgency in the North-East to the clean up of Ogoni devastated land.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, plans to build power plants with combined capacity of 4600 megawatts in Abuja, Kaduna and Kano States.
The Federal Government, on Monday, said that in the course of implementation of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Act, a number of gaps, omissions and inadequacies were identified.
A Lagos High Lagos in Igbosere has sentenced a Cameroonian cook, Leudjou Koyemen Joel, to death for the December 20, 2016 murder of Dayo Adeleke.
The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) is opposing the new guidelines for accreditation of media organisations and journalists covering the National Assembly (NASS).
Lionel Messi is “not finished yet”, says Xavi, with rivals of the Barcelona superstar warned that the mercurial Argentine still has “three or four good years left”.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) released a statement after the death of Lobi Stars coach Solomon Ogbeide.
A militant group known as Network of Niger Delta Republic Fighters, has threatened to declare a Niger Delta Republic on June 1, 2019 saying they were not happy with the situation in Nigeria.
The Makurdi zonal office of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Benue State, has arraigned a woman before the state’s High Court for issuing a dud cheque to her business partner.
Sudanese protest leaders said Sunday they will insist civilian runs a planned new governing body in new talks with army rulers, as Islamists warn against excluding sharia from the political roadmap.
Oil price hit multi-week highs on Monday after OPEC indicated it was likely to maintain production cuts that had helped boost prices this year.
The Enugu State Government (ENSG) has approved a multi-campus structure for Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT).
The Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) has emphasized that only one oil well (Ojumole) was affected by the penultimate Thursday fire in Ikorigho community of Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo state.