Tag: Niger Delta

Protesters storm Shell station in Niger Delta
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Protesters storm Shell station in Niger Delta

Some protesters are said to have stormed Shell’s crude oil flow station in Niger Delta demanding jobs and infrastructure development. The major reason behind there protest is not far from complain that they did not benefit from oil production in their area. As part of their complain was a demand […]

Stable Electricity: Rare Good News From Nigeria
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Stable Electricity: Rare Good News From Nigeria

One of the rare good news out of Nigeria for the past three weeks is that electricity generation has increased and somewhat stable to a near record high. Data from Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC has also substantiated the fact. Acrooding to the commission, power generated as at two weeks […]

ExxonMobil Schemes Pipeline Alternation
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ExxonMobil Schemes Pipeline Alternation

In order to remain in business, while militant attacks still persist in Nigeria, ExxonMobil said is working on a plan to export Qua Iboe crude oil via an alternate pipelines. It aims to do this in the interim while it repairs damage to the main export line sustained in July. […]

Flood Alerts For Lagos And 10 States
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Flood Alerts For Lagos And 10 States

Residents and business communities in Lagos and 10 states across southern and northern Nigeria have to brace up for the likelihood of flood predicted by NIHSA Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency warned that due to ocean the rise in sea level and tide, “expected areas of river flooding this year are located […]

Nigeria Begins Talks With MEND
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Nigeria Begins Talks With MEND

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND said it has started negotiations with Nigeria’s federal government. Confirming the development, Jomo Gbomo, spokesperson for MEND said the group “will seek to find solutions to the short, medium and long-term future of the Niger Delta region”. Nigeria’s Niger-Delta region […]

Why Nigeria’s Revenue Is Rising?
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Why Nigeria’s Revenue Is Rising?

Nigeria is now earning more revenue from non-oil sources and it is a good news, at least for a battered economy in recession. In the just released data from the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC the federal government earned NGN301.32 billion more in June. The government revenue sharing among 36 states […]