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Shell Petroleum loses 10,000 barrels daily, decries increasing oil theft in...

Shell Petroleum loses 10,000 barrels daily, decries increasing oil theft in Niger Delta With a daily loss of about 10,000 barrels of oil from its...

Shell wins latest UK court fight over Niger Delta pollution claim

By Libby George and Tife Owolabi     (Reuters) - The Court of Appeal in London ruled on Wednesday that two Nigerian communities cannot pursue Royal Dutch Shell...

Protesters drag Shell Niger Delta oil facility shutdown into fifth day

AKUKU-TORU, Nigeria (Reuters) - Protesters on Tuesday dragged the shutdown of a Shell crude oil facility in the Niger Delta into its fifth day,...

Rivers State community shuts Shell Petroleum flow station, demands jobs, infrastructure

By Tife Owolabi Port Harcourt (Reuters) - Hundreds of indigenes of Belema, an oil-producing community in Rivers State stormed a crude oil facility and gas...

Shell Petroleum decries occupation of Flow Station in Rivers State, denies...

  Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd  on Friday decried the occupation of its Flow Station by suspected aggrieved indigenes of Kula and Belema communities,...

Niger Delta leaders give Nigeria November 1 deadline to meet demands

By Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) - Prominent community leaders in Nigeria's restive Niger Delta oil hub threatened on Monday to pull out of peace talks...

Widows of executed Ogoni activists launch civil suit against Shell

BY MIKE CORDER THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- The widows of four activists executed 22 years ago in Nigeria are launching a civil action in the...

Shell Nigeria considering investment in gas project in Niger Delta

By Paul Carsten Warri (Reuters) - Shell is considering whether to invest in a gas project in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta energy hub, the managing...

Nigeria’s first Centre of Excellence in Marine and Offshore Engineering debuts...

Nigeria’s first Centre of Excellence in Marine and Offshore Engineering has taken root at the Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, thanks to The Shell...

The mysterious sale of warships to ex-warlord, Tompolo, – And why...

By Andrew Smith* Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo, is not a household name, but he was once among the most wanted men in Nigeria....

Presidency moves to reopen Nigeria Maritime University, Delta State targets 2017/2018...

In a clear effort to further the Niger Delta New Vision policy of the Buhari administration, the Presidency has directed the resumption of activities...

Shell links LiveWIRE beneficiaries to $800,000 growth fund

Twenty-eight beneficiaries of the Shell Nigeria LiveWIRE programme are now retooling to get a good share of the $800,000 growth fund for 2017 provided...

Nigeria to sell crude oil to ‘illegal refiners’ in Niger Delta

Details of the President Muhammadu Buhari's New Vision for oil-producing communities in the Niger Delta, is emerging as an idea is now being worked...

Unpaid salariess, sackings stir new tension in Nigeria’s oil hub

By Tife Owolabi (Port Harcourt) and Libby George (London) (Reuters) - The moment a group of Nigerian contractors met executives from Italian oil major Eni...

Nigeria presses Shell to reopen pipeline, but security concerns persist

By Ulf Laessing and Tife Owolabi Lagos (Reuters) - Nigeria wants Royal Dutch Shell to reopen a major export pipeline in the Niger Delta but...

Shell rules out compensation for communities after crude oil discharge

By Nathan Nwakamma Yenagoa (NAN) Two years after an underwater oil leak discharged some 550 barrels of crude into Ogboinbiri River in Bayelsa, the Shell...

Shell to train 150 Niger Delta youths in enterprise development

Another 150 youths from the Niger Delta are to benefit from the 2015 LiveWIRE programme of the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited...

Niger Delta militants kill ‘four soldiers, one policeman’

"Four speedboats loaded with unknown gunmen, suspected to be sea pirates, attacked the Joint Task Force (JTF) base at Nembe Water front. They killed four soldiers and one policeman. The gunmen carted away two HP (high power) guns and other arms from the base." - JTF spokesman, Asinim Butswat

Niger Delta amnesty back on track, new boss named

The boss of the amnesty programme, Kingsley Kuku, who hails from the region, quit his office following the defeat of former president Goodluck Jonathan at the polls. Kuku's departure and the delay in appointing his successor are largely seen as responsible for the problems the former militants are encountering in receiving their pay.

Anger, as Police aborts Niger Delta militant leaders meeting

The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide in a statement by its spokesman, Eric Omare, on Saturday condemned the police invasion of the Ijaw House, describing it as illegal, unconstitutional and a draw back to the dark days of military dictatorship where Nigerians were deprived of their fundamental rights.

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