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Shell Donates Relief Materials To Flood Victims In NigerDelta

Shell Donates Relief Materials To Flood Victims In NigerDelta

The management and staff of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) have distributed relief materials worth over N300 million to communities affected by devastating floods in Rivers, Bayelsa, and Delta states. The donations, which include food, non food items, medical supplies and financial contributions from staff, reached over 4,000 displaced families in some […]

Government To Terminate Six Abandoned Projects In Niger Delta

Government To Terminate Six Abandoned Projects In Niger Delta

The Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs has concluded arrangements to terminate about six abandoned projects spread across the region with a view to enhance the development of the region. The Minister, Uguru Usani, made this known while receiving the report on the audit and review of the East-west road and other project of its Ministry […]

Nigeria Almost Triples Budget For Niger Delta Amnesty – Presidency

Nigeria Almost Triples Budget For Niger Delta Amnesty – Presidency

Nigeria has almost tripled the budget for an amnesty programme for militants in its oil-producing heartland, the presidency said on Saturday, a key factor in maintaining a tenuous peace in the Niger Delta and supporting crude production. An additional 30 billion naira ($98.47 million) would be released for the former militants and an extra 5 […]

Nigeria Orders Developers In Niger Delta To Resume Work Within 30 Days

Nigeria Orders Developers In Niger Delta To Resume Work Within 30 Days

Nigeria has given contractors 30 days to resume delayed development projects in the Niger Delta oil region or face prosecution, the presidency said on Tuesday. The government has been trying to build new roads and launch other projects to drag the region out of poverty and create jobs, aiming to give local people alternatives to […]

Give Nigeria a Chance, Buhari Tells Niger Delta Militants

Give Nigeria a Chance, Buhari Tells Niger Delta Militants

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday told Niger Delta Militants to give Nigeria a chance, reiterating in clear terms that the unity of Nigeria was non-negotiable. He also told those who had looted the country’s treasury to return the stolen money in their possession if they wanted to have peace. President Buhari made these comments when the […]

Nigerian Govt, Niger Delta Militants Agree to 30-Day Ceasefire

Nigerian Govt, Niger Delta Militants Agree to 30-Day Ceasefire

Yenagoa — The federal government and militant groups in the Niger Delta, including the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), which has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks on oil and gas installations in recent months, have agreed to a 30-day truce to give President Muhammadu Buhari time to come up with a comprehensive plan for […]

Ogoniland’s Environmental Restoration May Take 30 years,UNEP’s Report

Ogoniland’s Environmental Restoration May Take 30 years,UNEP’s Report

The UNEP similarly declared that due to the wide extent of contamination in Ogoniland and nearby areas, coupled with the varying degrees of degradation, there would not be one single clean-up technique appropriate for the entire area. The report further pointed out that a combination of approaches will therefore need to be considered, ranging from […]

World Bank Slashes Nigeria’s Growth Forecast

World Bank Slashes Nigeria’s Growth Forecast

The World Bank has cut Nigeria’s economic growth forecast for this year, citing weakness from oil-output disruptions and low prices. The bank, in its semi-annual Global Economic Prospects report, expects Nigeria to grow by 0.8 per cent, down from an estimate of 4.6 per cent in January. Growth could pick up to 3.5 per cent […]

More Oil Woes As Militants Blow Up Chevron’s Wells

More Oil Woes As Militants Blow Up Chevron’s Wells

WARRI — Nigeria’s oil production suffered another decline as the militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, attacked Chevron’s facilities, yesterday. This came as leaders of besieged Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, yesterday, and called on the Federal and Delta State governments, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, and other humanitarian organizations […]

Pipeline Bombings: Security Is Everybody’s Responsibility – Boroh

Pipeline Bombings: Security Is Everybody’s Responsibility – Boroh

Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) and special adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Paul Boroh, has said security is everybody’s responsibility because the implications and consequences of insecurity equally affect everyone. Boroh therefore expressed confidence in the ability of security agencies to apprehend those behind the recent destruction of oil and gas […]

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