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80 Illegal refineries destroyed by Operation Delta Safe

By Abubakar Abdullahi, Abuja Troops of joint operation DELTA SAFE have intensified raids operation against crude oil theft with destruction of 80 illegal refineries across Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers States recently. In Bayelsa state, troops patrol around Obhoyohan and Ngiri

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Pandemonium as Osinbajo visits Edo

Luben Gena Hell was let loose today, 6th March when acting president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo visited Edo State in his on-going tour of oil producing communities in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria. The proceeding went on smoothly until after

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Osinbajo orders oil companies to relocate to Niger Delta

As part of efforts by the federal government to curtail the crisis in the Niger Delta, acting President Yemi Osinbajo has given a new directive to oil companies – The acting president, who spoke in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, asked

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Assembly commends Osinbajo’s pledge on youth-driven devt. of Niger Delta

The World Assembly of Youth (WAY) on Sunday commended the policy of youth-driven development proposed by Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, during Friday’s visit to Bayelsa. The Vice President of WAY, Mr Preye Ketebu-Brown, made the commendation in a statement

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Militants blow up pipeline after Osinbajo’s visit

An unidentified militant group in the Niger Delta have blown up a crude oil trunkline in Ughelli, Delta State, barely 24 hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo led a Federal Government delegation to the region. Osinbajo had on Monday held

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Niger Delta sabotage cuts OPEC output

OPEC oil output in December fell from a record high ahead of a deal to cut production, a Reuters survey has found . The survey published today said the output cut was assisted by attacks on Nigeria’s oil industry and

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The true story about the corruption scandal involving Niger Delta minister

How Government backed documents cleared him of fraud and abuse of office Documents revealed By Haruna Mohammed, Abuja Documents exclusively obtained by AljazirahNigeria yesterday has apparently cleared the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Uguru Usani, of allegations of fraud

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Why we resumed bombings – Niger Delta Avengers

The Niger Delta Avengers on Sunday said its strike team resumed attacks on oil facilities in the region because the federal government has refused to honour the ceasefire it entered into with the militant group to allow for a dialogue.

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Clark leads Niger Delta stakeholders to Aso Rock

As part of efforts towards finding lasting solutions to the menace of militancy in the Niger Delta region, Edwin Clark, elder statesman, on Tuesday led stakeholders from the region to a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. Clark is one of the leaders

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Nigeria loses N2.1 trillion to Niger Delta militants, vandals in 2016

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said from January 2016 till date, government lost $7 billion (N2.1 trillion) to the activities of militancy groups and oil pipeline vandals in the Niger Delta region. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Maikanti

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