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NIGER DELTA HOST COMMUNITIES DEMAND OWNERSHIP, CONTROL OF TRUST FUNDS

The Niger Delta Region Stakeholders in host communities have demanded ownership and control of the host communities trust funds proposed in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) for the development of oil-bearing areas. The stakeholders also demanded an increment in the contribution of 2.5percent of the Operating Expenditure (OPEX) of companies …

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Labour in dilemma over tariff hikes

The Nigeria labour movement appears to have finally lost the battle to stop tariff hikes in the two critical sectors of downstream petroleum and electricity. Niger-Delta Youth Council (NDYC), yesterday, threatened to shut down oil production over increase in pump price of premium motor spirit (PMS). NDYC Convener, General Ebi …

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BUHARI BANS ANOTHER #ENDSARS PROTESTS, SAYS, I WON’T ALLOW IT

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he will not allow a repeat of the #EndSARS protests that rocked the country recently. Buhari disclosed this on Tuesday at a meeting of the National Security Council. Recall that the #EndSARS demonstrations across the country turned violent on October 20 after Nigerian soldiers …

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PENGASSAN Strike: There’s Enough Fuel For Yuletide, Says NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday allayed fears that the country might be heading for another rounds fuel scarcity following the nationwide strike declared by Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN). NNPC declared that the Corporation has over 2.9 billion litres of petrol in stock to …

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Governor Dave Umahi leaving PDP for APC

The two main political parties in Nigeria happen to be the two major destinations for defectors when they plan to leave their current political parties. The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP seem to exchange members through defections at different times as some …

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Senator Nwaoboshi dares Akpabio and Ojougboh over several lies against him

Senator Peter Nwaoboshi,Senator representing Delta North senatorial district, has challenged the Minister of Niger Delta, Senator Godswill Akpabio and the acting Executive Director, Projects of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr Cairo Ojougboh to show evidence that he is one of the lawmakers in the national assembly that received …

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