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Nigerian Soldiers Invade Ijaw Village And Burn Down Community In Bayelsa

Troops of Joint Task Force, JTF, Operation Delta Safe, ODS, have on Friday, January 17, 2020, invaded and burnt part of Bilabiri community in...

Paying The Price To Feed A Nation: Nigeria’s Niger Delta As The Sacrificial Lamb [MUST READ]

The Niger Delta, an oil-rich region, paradoxically, is ingloriously described as the oil pollution capital of the world. The region produces Nigeria’s crude oil,...

Female Lawyer Edna Ndubuisi, Receives Death Threats From Former Militants

Edna Ndubuisi, a Yenagoa-based female lawyer has raised an alarm over persistent threats against her by armed men who claimed to be ex-militants. The militants are...

‘Pay 13% Derivation Directly To Us’ – Rivers Communities Urge FG

Oil and gas host communities in Rivers State have on Thursday, December 19, 2019, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to stop paying the 13 per...

Niger Delta: In 12 Months, Nigerian Navy Destroys 378 Illegal Refineries

The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, disclosed that it has destroyed a total of 378 illegal refineries in Delta, Rivers and Bayelsa...

Nigerian Navy Acquires 250 Gun Boats To Battle Oil Thieves In Niger Delta

Nigerian Navy has acquired 250 boats several, several Offshore Patrol Vessels and Seaward Defence Boats in sustained fortification of its fleet to tackle oil...

Niger Delta: Suspected Oil Thieves Set Agip Pipeline On Fire

Unscrupulous people, described as crude oil thieves have set fire on an oil pipeline, belonging to Italian oil giant Agip at Ubeta community in...

Navy Detains 57 Sailors Over Crude Oil Smuggling, Illegal Refining

No fewer than 57 sailors have been arrested in Rivers State by the Nigerian Navy for allegedly smuggling crude oil and illegally refining diesel. The...

Nigeria: 22 Million Barrels Of Crude Oil Stolen In First Half Of 2019 – Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki, the governor of Edo State, said the nation lost about 22 million barrels of its crude oil production to oil theft between...

Oilfield Shutdown: Rivers Communities Turn To United Nations To Block Shell’s Return

Host communities of Oil Mining Lease, OML 25, in Kula Kingdom, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State, have called on the United Nations,...

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