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Niger Delta stakeholders have warned that the menace of crude oil theft and artisanal refining will continue unabated in the region if the issue

A renowned writer and dramatist, Prof. Bode Sowande, has urged politicians to emulate the selfless lifestyle of the late environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa.

Transnational corporations should be held responsible for their environmental and human rights violations in their host communities, as well as ensure victims’ access to

KIDNEY specialist, Dr. Udeme Ekrikpo of the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, UUTH, has raised concerns over the growing cases of kidney failure in oil-producing communities of

Senate’s recent passage of the petroleum industry governance bill (PIGB) is no more than window dressing and a grope in the dark, and

Global rights group, Amnesty International, AI, has accused the Nigerian government of secret and illegal detention of several Nigerians. It insisted that the situation

President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP Mr. Legborsi Pyagbara, said the call for the relocation of the headquarters of the International Oil

Decry lack of FG’s presence in south-east, N’Delta

Governors of the South-East and South-South states and other stakeholders

Data obtained by SweetcrudeReports from the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, has shown that Nigeria’s crude oil production dropped by 150, 000 barrels

In an effort to encourage private sector involvement in the revival of moribund industries in the Niger Delta region, the Federal Government  has made

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) condemns the attack by Governor Wike and the insinuations in some quarters that the

There is palpable fear and agitation among the people of Andoni in Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State as one of the bridges

The Publicity Secretary of The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has called on the Rivers State government to act with

On 2nd May 2017, Nigeria’s House of Representatives rejected a motion requesting that the House compel international oil companies (IOCs) to relocate their headquarters

Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] on Thursday called on [press release] the government of Nigeria to conduct an investigation into the actions of the

THE Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has said that it will enforce laws against port environmental pollution and urged stakeholders to optimize the use of

Responding to the summary of the report by a the Nigerian military panel investigating allegations of human rights violations, Osai Ojigho, Director of Amnesty

Centre for Niger Delta Studies, CNDS, of the Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State, has bemoaned the prevalence of corruption in the oil and gas

Denmark is set to increase its support for the management of oil spills in Nigeria. The Managing Director of DESMI Africa Ltd, Mr Leslie

The Governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike, has said that the Federal Government is playing politics with the cleanup of Ogoniland. He called on

Economic reason has been identified as being responsible for the massive harm done on the environment in the country and none implementation of the necessary legal framework

Former President of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) Ledum Mitee, has warned those fanning the embers of crisis against

As Nigeria marks the 2017 Children’s Day, the  National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is calling on government at all levels to accord  priority to

The Nigerian Senate has passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, the long-awaited legislation that promises broad reforms to the nation’s oil and gas industry. The report

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