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Bayelsa community shuts Shell’s drilling operation, demands recognition as landlord

The people of Letugbene, Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State have shut down a drilling rig belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, alleging the company’s failure to accord them recognition as the rightful owners of the land where Tunu flow station is located.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that all ongoing investigations into previous and new corruption cases would be thoroughly pursued.

NDDC invites President Buhari to commission road project in Bayelsa

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to commission a 29-kilometre road linking Ogbia community to Nembe in Bayelsa State.
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NDDC invites President Buhari to commission signature project, stands by list Senator Akpabio submitted...

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to commission the 29-kilometre Ogbia-Nembe Road in Bayelsa State. The road, built in conjunction with the Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, creates a land link to the ancient city of Nembe for the first time.

Shell dialogues with host communities in Bayelsa on development fund review

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) has begun discussions with 12 host communities in Bayelsa which demanded upward review of development obligations.

Shell, Mobil, Agip others flare N9.24 billion gas in one month

Gas flaring by five oil and gas companies operating in Nigeria, cost the country $25.66 million, an equivalent of N9.24 billion, in one month, as they flared 7.33 billion standard cubic feet, SCF, of gas in the month of May 2020, according to data obtained Monday, from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.

British Supreme Court hears Nigerians’ case in Shell oil spill claim

Britain’s supreme court will on Tuesday hear Nigerian farmers and fishermen appeal to pursue claims against oil major Shell over spills in the Niger Delta.
Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike has ordered the closure of largest beef and livestock market in the State located in the Trans-Amadi area of Port Harcourt indefinitely.

Rivers inaugurates three coronavirus testing machines at state university teaching hospital

In its determination to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the state, the Rivers State Government Friday evening inaugurated three PCR machines at its Covid-19 testing centre at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt.

Official: Shell donates coronavirus testing machines to Rivers

“We thank you for supplying these medical equipment to the Rivers state government to fight the spread of coronavirus,” a statement from Wike’s media aide, Simeon Nwakaudu, quoted the governor as saying. “This is the first time that I am going to commend you. I thank you for supporting the state government in the fight against coronavirus.”
The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) says it is collaborating with Ghana-based Kofi Annan International Peace and Training Centre (KAIPTC) to strengthen the capacity of its staff.

NOSDRA concludes probe of oil spill from Shell’s facility in Bayelsa

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) says it has concluded investigations on oil spill from Well 13 at Angiama in Bayelsa.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Nigerian troops rescue 15 kidnapped victims from pirates

The troops of Operation Delta Safe have rescued many kidnapped victims, uncovered illegal refineries and recovered arms and stolen crude oil in the Niger Delta region, the Defence Headquarters said on Tuesday.

Shell: Court gives garnishee order on First Bank account with central bank over N182.7...

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has made a garnishee order instructing the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to pay the people of Ejama Community in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State the sum of N182.7 billion.

Ken Saro-Wiwa’s exoneration tops MOSOP’s demand list

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has listed four conditions as necessary for resolution of the Ogoni crisis.
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Military foils 419 pipeline vandalism attempts in 2019

Four hundred and nineteen oil pipeline vandalism attempts by hoodlums were foiled in the Niger Delta region in 2019, the Nigerian military has said.

Shell, security agencies warned over oil spill protest

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and security agencies have been told to desist from the use of force in handling the oil spill protest by the Ojobo people in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.

CSO: Ogoniland lost N4 trillion to oil pollution in 60 years

The Founder and President of Ogoni Liberation Initiative (OLI), a civil society group in Nigeria concern with ensuring the restoration of Ogoni polluted environment, Dauglas Fabeke, has said that Ogoniland has suffered an estimated economic loss over N4 trillion due to oil spill in the last 60 years.

‘Vandals’ rupture Shell pipeline in Rivers

The fear of explosion has gripped residents of Eneka Community in Obio-Akpor local government area of Rivers State because of the ruptured petroleum products high-pressure pipeline belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, which was gushing out products on Friday.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday in Abuja, congratulated Gov. Nyesom Wike of River, over the Supreme Court judgement that affirmed his election.

OML 11: I will protect my people – Rivers governor

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has assured the Ejamah Community and other host communities of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 11 that the Rivers State Government will defend their right in any ensuing legal battle over the oil facility acquired by the Rivers State Government.

Federal government insists Shell, Mobil, Chevron, others should pay $62 billion

The federal government has vowed to recover over $62 billion it claims as arrears of profits due it from 1998 under the production sharing contracts (PSCs) between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its joint venture partners.

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Legal luminary, Chief Richard Akinjide, SAN, a former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, died in his Ibadan, Oyo State residence early Tuesday after a protracted ailment, family sources told the press.

Richard Akinjide buried in line with coronavirus protocol – family

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Richard Akinjide, who died on April 22, was buried on Thursday in Ibadan, his family said.
Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

Apple removes Fornite from App Store

Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

NBS, IOM to conduct study on dangers of irregular migration

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with International Organisation for Migration is conducting a pilot survey on the above named subject matter in Edo, Delta, Lagos and Imo states.
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CAN announces intercessory prayer session over insecurity in Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over insecurity situation in the country.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

President Buhari’s chief of staff receives suspended Anambra monarchs

The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, on Thursday, received some traditional rulers from Anambra State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.