Nigeria Commences Oil Production Outside Niger Delta

A Nigerian firm has said it has started oil production from an offshore field in the commercial city of Lagos, the first output outside the country's oil hub in the Niger delta. "Yinka Folawiyo Petroleum Co. Ltd (YFP) is pleased to announce that it has commenced production of crude oil from its Aje field located in block OML 113 offshore Lagos," it said late Tuesday.

Ogoni Killings Targeted at Scuttling my Ambition - Sen. Abe

THE All Progressives Con­gress (APC) candidate for Rivers South-East senato­rial district rerun election, Senator Magnus Abe has said the incessant killings in Ogoniland, were plots by enemies to scuttle his politi­cal ambition. Abe, who spoke yesterday in Port Harcourt, stressed that the people, who did not want his political success, were behind the killings.

Sen. Abe, Kobani, Others Charge Police on Investigations into the Murder of Vincent Eebe

Late Dr Vincent EeBee was killed by suspected assassins in Ogoni – Until his death, Dr EeBee was a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) – A chieftain of the APC in the state has called for the arrest and prosecution of those responsible for his death Senator Magnus Abe has joined the groups of concerned locals and others expressing displeasure over police handling of gruesome killings in Ogoniland, especially the late Dr Vincent Eebee, lecturer at the Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori.

Rivers PDP Uncovers Plot To Raid Ogoni Communities With Military Hovercraft

…Calls On President Buhari, APC To Consider Lives Of Innocent Citizens In Such operations

The Rivers State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party says it has uncovered well-orchestrated plot by some All Progressives Congress, APC politicians of Ogoni extraction to use military helicopters to bomb some parts of Ogoni communities suspected to be hideouts for those perceived to be opposed to their political ambitions.