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Oil Spills Double Infant Mortality Risk, Research Showssite of an oil spill, according to new research. Scientists studied data on inf
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site of an oil spill, according to new research. Scientists studied data on infant mortality and oil spills in Nigeria's Niger Delta region – and describe their results as 'shocking'. It's estimated that 240,000 barrels of crude oil are spilled... Read more
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Nigeria Bi-National Commissionthe Northeast to cultivate prosperity across Nigeria from the Northeast, to the
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the Northeast to cultivate prosperity across Nigeria from the Northeast, to the Middle Belt, to the Southeast, and the Niger Delta. We continue to encourage dialogue and tangible improvements in standards of living - from creating jobs, to... Read more
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PIB Will Resolve Developmental, Environmental Challenges in Niger Delta - Wikewould resolve majority of the developmental and environmental challenges facing
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would resolve majority of the developmental and environmental challenges facing oil producing communities of the Niger Delta. Wike also urged the House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee on Petroleum Industry Bill to ensure that it... Read more
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Govt Mulls Executive Order On Mandatory Use of Local Firms for ContractsNestoil, Mr. Alfred Okoigun, Group Managing Director of Arco Group Plc, Mr. Jam
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Nestoil, Mr. Alfred Okoigun, Group Managing Director of Arco Group Plc, Mr. James Olotu, pioneer Managing Director of the Niger Delta Power Holding Ltd. (NDPHC), and Elder Nathaniel Okoro, a former Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway... Read more
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Involving Communities in Oil Activities, Solution to End Crisis in Niger Delta— The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachukwu, has sa
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— The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachukwu, has said for a lasting peace to be achieved in the Niger Delta region, oil bearing communities must be involved in oil and gas exploitation in their areas. The minister made... Read more
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Nigeria's GDP Seen Growing At 2 Percent in 2018led to more than 200k b/d of crude oil production coming back on stream, and th
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led to more than 200k b/d of crude oil production coming back on stream, and the conclusion of an amnesty programme for Niger Delta militants, which resulted in the cessation of attacks on oil facilities," it added. It stressed that Nigeria's... Read more
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No Amount of Military Intimidation Can Suppress Our Agitation, Pandef Tells GovtWarri — Chief Edwin Clark-led Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) yesterday said no
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Warri — Chief Edwin Clark-led Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) yesterday said no amount of military intimidation by the federal government would suppress agitation by the people of the region for justice, equity and development. The leadership of the... Read more
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Shell Companies in Nigeria Win Sustainability Innovation Awardthe people. Due to its success, the solution has been replicated in seven other
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the people. Due to its success, the solution has been replicated in seven other Shell-supported health facilities in the Niger Delta. The SERA-CSR Awards is an annual event to celebrate organisations investing resources in the improvement of... Read more
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Importers Frustrating Nigeria's Tomato Policyeducate farmers on best practices. Also speaking at the forum, Olatunde Oderin
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educate farmers on best practices. Also speaking at the forum, Olatunde Oderinde, Team Leader, Market Development in the Niger Delta (MADE), said that Nigeria would only benefit from the tomato paste policy when all stakeholders were carried... Read more
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Nigeria to Roll Out New National Policy On Oil and Gasdelivery," the minister said. The minister expressed the federal government's
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delivery," the minister said. The minister expressed the federal government's commitment to continue to develop the Niger Delta region, with emphasis on job creation, investment in infrastructure, energy, and promotion of sustainable... Read more
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Army Unearths 10 Human Skulls, Weapons in Cultists Den in Riversand residents of Bayelsa. "In the early hours of Monday, November, 20, 2017, a
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and residents of Bayelsa. "In the early hours of Monday, November, 20, 2017, as part of their continued efforts to rid the Niger Delta of criminals and acts of criminality, troops of 6 Division Nigerian Army, based on a tip-off by some patriotic... Read more
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Shell Companies Emerge Best in Sustainability Innovation in Africathe people. Due to its success, the solution has been replicated in seven othe
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the people. Due to its success, the solution has been replicated in seven other Shell-supported health facilities in the Niger Delta. The SERA-CSR Awards is an annual event to celebrate organisations investing resources in the improvement of... Read more
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Edwin Clark, Pandef Faction Reconcile to Move Niger Delta ForwardWarri — Members of the two factions of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) met y
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Warri — Members of the two factions of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) met yesterday for several hours in Delta State and agreed to work together again for the good of the region. The meeting held in Kiagbodo, the country home of Ijaw national... Read more
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Shell Pays $1.4bn Royalty/Tax to Nigerian Governmentwas paid to the Nigerian government in royalties and corporate taxes, and anoth
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was paid to the Nigerian government in royalties and corporate taxes, and another $106.8 million contributions made to the Niger Delta Development Company (NDDC) as required by law. Since 2003, SPDC and SNEPCo have trained over 6,550 Niger Delta... Read more
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Govt to Complete Four NIPP Power Stations By End of 2018being built under the National Integrated Power Project (NIPP) will be complete
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being built under the National Integrated Power Project (NIPP) will be completed by the end of 2018, a source at the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) told THISDAY at the weekend. The federal government has also resumed talks with... Read more
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Govt Plans Minimum Baseline Power Supply of 4500MW in 2018power plants, transmission and distribution systems that are under the National
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power plants, transmission and distribution systems that are under the National Integrated Power Projects (NIPPs) by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Ltd (NDPHC). The government equally noted that, "to facilitate the execution of a tariff... Read more
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Gunmen Kill Nigerian Soldier, Seize Weapons in Port-HarcourtA deadly exchange of gunfire involving Nigerian soldiers guarding a storage fac
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A deadly exchange of gunfire involving Nigerian soldiers guarding a storage facility operated by Royal Dutch Shell and British Petroleum in Port-Harcourt left at least one Army corporal dead last week, PREMIUM TIMES can report. The dead corporal... Read more
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NNPC, Chevron Jv Seal $1.7bn Deal to Boost Crude Oil, Gas Outputgas liquids and condensate extracted from the Sonam and Okan fields located in
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gas liquids and condensate extracted from the Sonam and Okan fields located in oil mining leases OMLs 90 and 91 in the Niger Delta. Mr. Baru described the deal as a step in the right direction, saying it would grow the nation's daily... Read more
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SILEC Initiative Takes Campaign Against Drug Abuse to Niger Delta YouthsSILEC Initiative and Foundation has taken the fight against drug abuse to youth
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SILEC Initiative and Foundation has taken the fight against drug abuse to youths in the Niger Delta region. The campaign tagged: "Save Our Youths, Save our Economy", which took place in Asaba, the capital of Delta State, is aimed at eradicating the... Read more
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NNPC, CNL Inject U.S.$1.7 Billion to Increase Daily Oil, Gas Productionit would reduce natural gas liquids and condensate extracted from the Sonam and
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it would reduce natural gas liquids and condensate extracted from the Sonam and Okan fields located in OML 90 and 91 in the Niger Delta, Baru said in statement. He said that the deal was a step in the right direction to grow the nation's daily... Read more
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NNPC, Chevron Sign $1.7bn Deal for 39,000bpdgas liquids and condensate extracted from the Sonam and Okan fields located in
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gas liquids and condensate extracted from the Sonam and Okan fields located in oil mining lease, OMLs 90 and 91 in the Niger Delta. Baru described the deal as a step in the right direction, which would grow the nation's daily production and... Read more
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Preferred Bidders Propose 30 Percent Cash, 70 Percent Debt Payment On 5 NIPP GencosLagos — Preferred bidders for the three electricity generation companies (GenCo
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Lagos — Preferred bidders for the three electricity generation companies (GenCos) built by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) under the National Integrated Power Projects (NIPPs) have proposed to the Federal Government cash payment of 30... Read more
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Again, Militants Threaten Proposed Pandef Meeting in WarriYenagoa — The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA), has again kicked against th
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Yenagoa — The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA), has again kicked against the proposed Tuesday meeting of the Pan Niger Delta Elder Forum (PANDEF) in Warri, Delta State, describing the meeting as a threat to the peace in the region. Security... Read more
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NNPC, Chevron Seal $1.7bn Deal to Increase Oil, Gas Productiongas liquids and condensate extracted from the Sonam and Okan fields located in
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gas liquids and condensate extracted from the Sonam and Okan fields located in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 90 and 91 in the Niger Delta. According to a statement through NNPC spokesman, Ndu Ughamadu, Baru described the deal as a step in the right... Read more
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2018 Budget - 71 Top Projects to Gulp N737 Bnthe 2018 capital expenditure. The beneficiary ministries are Power, Works and
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the 2018 capital expenditure. The beneficiary ministries are Power, Works and Housing; Health; Water Resources; Education; Niger Delta; Transport and Agriculture. In the power ministry, the Federal Government wants to execute six top projects,... Read more
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Pandef to Meet in Warri, Another Group Threatens AttackYenagoa — Militant groups have kicked against the proposed Tuesday meeting of t
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Yenagoa — Militant groups have kicked against the proposed Tuesday meeting of the Pan Niger Delta Elder Forum‎ (PANDEF) in Warri, Delta State, describing it as a threat to peace in the region. The groups, under the aegis of the Reformed Niger Delta... Read more
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The City of London and the Globalisation of the Nigerian Popular Imaginationbe complaining at the same time... Inside one ear, how won't that ear have ear-
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be complaining at the same time... Inside one ear, how won't that ear have ear-block? Boko Haram dey there, dey throw bomb; Niger Delta dey there dey bomb pipeline; Fulani Herdsmen dey there, e dey kill person; everywhere na trouble, trouble,... Read more
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Tasks Before Oil Exploration in Bida, Sokoto Basinswith demonstrable competencies. He averred that it took 48 years for the first
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with demonstrable competencies. He averred that it took 48 years for the first drop of commercial oil to be found in the Niger Delta starting from 1908 when the Nigerian Bitumen Company ventured into that business. According to him, it is... Read more
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APC Condemns Attack On Kachikwu, Others Over Alleged Romance With MilitantsAsaba — The Delta State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has disagreed
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Asaba — The Delta State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has disagreed with a Niger Delta Coalition (NDC) leader, Mr. Young Piro, for alleging that the unholy romance of the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu and his... Read more
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Tenure of NDDC MD Ended Nov 1, Insists Niger Delta GroupYenagoa — A coalition of groups in the Niger Delta on Thursday maintained that
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Yenagoa — A coalition of groups in the Niger Delta on Thursday maintained that the tenure of Chief Nsima Ekere as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), had elapsed since November... Read more
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Modular Refineries - Prospects and Challengessupply source. In reality, the only existing modular or small-scale refinery i
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supply source. In reality, the only existing modular or small-scale refinery in Nigeria is the 1,000BPSD plant owned by Niger Delta Petroleum Resources Company in Ogbelle. It is built right next to its crude oil production facility from which it... Read more
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Oando, Partners Boost Agricultural Production in Host Communitiesmembers of our host communities particularly the unemployed youths to embrace a
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members of our host communities particularly the unemployed youths to embrace agriculture as a viable future for the Niger Delta and Nigeria at large. The hard truth is that beyond the oil and gas sector, greater opportunities abound in other... Read more
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NCDMB Empowers Local Oil Entrepreneurs With Facilitiesdelivery expertise," he stated. Speaking, the governor of Akwa Ibom State, Emm
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delivery expertise," he stated. Speaking, the governor of Akwa Ibom State, Emmanuel Udom, who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Etekamba Umoren, decried the continued absence of oil companies from the Ni... Read more
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Agip, Niger Delta Farmers Partner On Multi-Million Naira Green River ProjectYenagoa — The Nigerian Agip Oil Company's (NAOC) in collaboration with farmers
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Yenagoa — The Nigerian Agip Oil Company's (NAOC) in collaboration with farmers in the Niger Delta has floated the multi- million naira Green River Project (GRP) in Igbogene, near Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. Agip said it was moved by the need to provide... Read more
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Opec's Optimism and Nigeria's 2018 Budgetthe relatively higher crude oil prices supported the nation's economic recovery
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the relatively higher crude oil prices supported the nation's economic recovery. Acknowledging the role of peace in the Niger Delta as a recipe for stable crude oil production, the President said, "Our mutually beneficial engagement with oil... Read more
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Militant Group Threatens Attack On SPDC FacilitiesSupreme Egbesu Tigers of Africa, a militant group in the Niger Delta region, ye
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Supreme Egbesu Tigers of Africa, a militant group in the Niger Delta region, yesterday, threatened to attack oil and gas facilities belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, for... Read more
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Crude Oil Suffers Setback As More Traders Opt for U.S. Blendfunding issues. Others are high operating costs, unsustainable importation of p
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funding issues. Others are high operating costs, unsustainable importation of petroleum products, limited reining capacity, insecurity in the Niger Delta, and dilapidated midstream oil network as a result of systemic inefficiencies and va... Read more
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2018 Budget Et Alclearly an issue here. Some ministries should be rationalized. For example do w
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clearly an issue here. Some ministries should be rationalized. For example do we still need a ministry for information or Niger delta or budget and national planning? Government can do without these ministries in order to reduce costs and... Read more
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Stakeholders Task Government On Budget Implementationin 2018, the 2.3 million barrels per day projection by the Federal Government i
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in 2018, the 2.3 million barrels per day projection by the Federal Government is attainable. Emielu stated: "If the Niger Delta remain stable, the target may be sustainable. But, we may run into trouble should the Organisation of the... Read more
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Osinbajo Endorses Recyclart, Supports Art for the Environmentart. He thereafter voted 'soiled soil', an emotive repurposed art work that ca
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art. He thereafter voted 'soiled soil', an emotive repurposed art work that calls out the environmental challenges in the Niger Delta, as his favorite for grand prize. Reviewing the 16 top artworks from a pool of 630 entries received from across... Read more
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Buhari Is a Warrior PresidentJonathan's presidency. Buhari advanced terrorism by extending militarism to the
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Jonathan's presidency. Buhari advanced terrorism by extending militarism to the Southeast and renewed militarism in the Niger Delta. Buhari's apologists will find excuses for him, but I will respond by saying the Niger Delta militants were... Read more
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Oando, JV Partners Boost Agriculture in Host Communitiesmembers of our host communities particularly the unemployed youths to embrace a
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members of our host communities particularly the unemployed youths to embrace agriculture as a viable future for the Niger Delta and Nigeria at large. The hard truth is that beyond the oil and gas sector, greater opportunities abound in other... Read more
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Firm Stakes Fund On Sustainable Energyenergy products and services for under-served and un-served off-grid energy mar
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energy products and services for under-served and un-served off-grid energy markets in Nigeria, with a special focus on the Niger Delta. Chief Executive Officer of All On, Dr. Wiebe Boer, said this initial set of transactions demonstrates our... Read more
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Niger Delta Stakeholders Propose Action Plan for Regional DevelopmentStakeholders at the sixth edition of the Niger Delta Development Forum have col
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Stakeholders at the sixth edition of the Niger Delta Development Forum have collectively proposed a regional action plan for the oil rich Niger Delta region. This was the consensus of participants at the opening session of this year's forum holding... Read more
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House Declines One-Minute Silence for Slain Ken Saro Wiwa, Otherspassed other related resolutions condemning in strong terms the continuing poll
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passed other related resolutions condemning in strong terms the continuing pollution in Ogoni land and other parts of Niger Delta, and urged the federal government to declare Ogoni land an ecological disaster zone and invest resources to... Read more
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Crisis Looms in Bayelsa Communities Over Location of Military Houseboat(IYC), Udengs Eradiri, has revealed that some external forces and the Federal G
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(IYC), Udengs Eradiri, has revealed that some external forces and the Federal Government were behind the activities of the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA).Eradiri, who said the FG were aware of all the schemes, faulted the government's handling of the... Read more
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How We'll Fund 2018 Budgeta realistic and achievable target. He said government has continued its engage
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a realistic and achievable target. He said government has continued its engagement with various interest groups in the Niger Delta to ensure stability in oil production, which improved to about 1.9 million barrels per day in the third quarter... Read more
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We Are Prepared to Deal With Niger Delta Avengers - Navy ChiefThe Chief of Naval Staff, Ibok-Ete Ibas, has warned the Niger Delta Avengers ag
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The Chief of Naval Staff, Ibok-Ete Ibas, has warned the Niger Delta Avengers against threat to resume destruction and bombing of oil facilities in the Niger Delta. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the militant group had recently announced... Read more
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Agip Celebrates Niger Delta Farmers As Dickson Seeks Partnership to Resuscitate Rice Farmthe moribund rice farms in the state which have the potentials to provide jobs
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the moribund rice farms in the state which have the potentials to provide jobs for the teeming youths of the state and Niger Delta. The Governor, who spoke at the 21st Farmer's day day celebration under the Green River Project of the oil... Read more
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Firm Makes First Investment in Nigeria's Off-Grid Energyenergy products and services for under-served and un-served off-grid energy mar
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energy products and services for under-served and un-served off-grid energy markets in Nigeria, with a special focus on the Niger Delta. "This initial set of transactions demonstrates our commitment to utilising a market-based approach to making a... Read more
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