July 23, 2024

Niger Delta

Family announces burial arrangements of Ex-Reps Member, Cairo Ojougboh  

The family of Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, a former member of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, has disclosed the burial arrangements for the late politician who passed away on February 7, 2024, at the age of 64. Scheduled for Friday, April 19, 2024, the interment will take place at the Ojougboh Family Compound in Agbor, Delta State. […]

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Spaces for Change

Spaces for Change Releases Report on Transition from GMOU to HCDT in Nigeria’s Oil-producing Communities

Spaces for Change|S4C, in collaboration with the Ford Foundation, has unveiled a comprehensive report titled “Transitioning from GMOU to HCDT: Wins, Challenges, and Further Actions,” shedding light on the implementation of Host Community Development Trusts (HCDTs) in Nigeria’s oil-producing regions. In a statement, Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri, Executive Director Spaces for Change |S4C stated that the report,

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NIGER DELTA: NNPCL kicks against Oando acquisition of Agip's oil assets

NIGER DELTA: NNPCL kicks against Oando acquisition

NIGER DELTA: NNPCL kicks against Oando acquisition of Agip’s oil assets   By Eyo Nsima The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, NNPCL, has challenged the acquisition of Nigerian Agip Oil Company onshore (land) assets by Oando Plc in Nigeria. The sale of Oil Mining Lease, OMLs 60, 61, 62 and 63 was targeted at enabling Agip

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Nigeria: President Tinubu Amends NDDC Board and Management Nomination List

President Bola Tinubu has approved the immediate replacement of the NDDC’s Ondo State Representative nominee, Mr. Victor Akinjo, with a new Ondo State Representative nominee, Hon. Otito Atikase. The President has equally approved the immediate replacement of the NDDC’s Cross River State Representative nominee, Mr. Asi Oku Okang, with a new Cross River State Representative,

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NIGER DELTA: Nigeria loses 400,000 barrels daily --- Ribadu

NIGER DELTA: Nigeria loses 400,000 barrels daily — Ribadu

NIGER DELTA: Nigeria loses 400,000 barrels daily — Ribadu By Eyo Nsima The National Security Adviser (NSA), Nuhu Ribadu, said Nigeria still loses 400,000 per day to thieves in the Niger Delta. Ribadu, who led a presidential delegation to inspect the oil and gas facilities at Owaza in Abia and Odogwa in Etche LGA of

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Shell, partners lead in PIA implementation – NUPRC

SPDC JV unveils more Community Trusts as PIA takes root in Niger Delta

Eight Host Community Development Trusts (HCDTs) have been unveiled in Rivers State as NNPC/SPDC/TotalEnergies/NAOC Joint Venture consolidates the gains of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) in the region. The same number of HCDTs have already been unveiled in Yenagoa, and the latest ceremony brings to 16 the Trusts which have been presented to the public

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NIGER DELTA: To effectively address the development challenges, we need the support and partnership of the private sector

By Umana Okon Umana It is my pleasure to be part of this very important event, which is the Public-Private Partnership Summit on the Niger Delta, an initiative of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). I would like to commend the Management of the NDDC for this meeting, because it is in line with the

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SHELL COMMITS $1M TO SUPPORT FLOOD VICTIMS IN THE NIGER DELTA

Shell begins distribution of $1m relief materials to support flood victims in the Niger Delta

Leading energy company and key stakeholder in the Niger Delta, Shell, has called on other players in the region to join in the efforts to provide relief materials for people impacted by the recent flood disaster and work together towards helping these victims restore their lives to normal. This is as Shell commenced distribution of relief materials to some impacted communities in Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta

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New Book on the Search for Peace in the Niger Delta Launch in Lagos

A new book, described by Engr. Gbenga Komolafe, Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) as highly innovative and an essential manual for stakeholders in the Nigerian oil and gas industry, will be launched in Lagos on Monday, November 14, 2022, at the Ebony Life emporium in Victoria Island, Lagos. The

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Middle East: Oil demand remains low despite the ease in COVID-19 lockdown

Elcrest on behalf of OML 40 JV donates relief items to gbetiokun communities in Delta State

Elcrest Exploration and Production Nigeria limited has, on behalf of itself and the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), Operator of the OML 40 JV, presented various relief items to communities in Gbetiokun, Delta state, to ameliorate the effects of an oil spill from MT Harcourt (A mother vessel used by the JV to store produced

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