Tag: Oil

EditorMarch 12, 2020

As Russia & Saudi Arabia fight over oil prices, a poorly prepared Nigeria will suffer

Over the last few years, Nigerians have lived in fear of fluctuating oil prices. Despite the efforts of successive governments ...

Bernard DayoApril 8, 2018

Ifeoma Chukwuogo is addressing the soot crisis in Port Harcourt with her short documentary “Collateral Damage”

When I first heard of the Soot in Port Harcourt, the Rivers capital, my initial reaction was that it felt something ...

AzeezNovember 3, 2017

Just In: Avengers return, vow to resume “bloody” attacks

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has announced that it would resume attacks on oil assets, suspending its ceasefire agreement with the ...

AzeezSeptember 28, 2017

UK oil executives arraigned over $400m fraud in Nigeria

Former Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Afren, Osman Shahenshah and Shahid Ullah have been charged with criminal offences over payments ...

EditorJuly 31, 2017

[The Activism Blog] This NEITI report finally proves why Nigeria doesn’t need oil

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has done an audit of Nigeria’s Oil and Gas industry in 2014, and ...

EditorJuly 25, 2017

Opinion: We’re drinking our oil and eating our children’s future

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo In 2007, the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua was desperate to solve a conundrum that was nearly ...

AzeezJuly 14, 2017

Creative industry is Nigeria’s new oil – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said the creative industry is Nigeria’s new oil. Mohammed said this in ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 12, 2017

Nigeria will be so doomed in the next 10 years if we don’t stop depending on crude oil – Comedian Alibaba

by Dolapo Adelana Ace comedian, Alibaba says if Nigeria does not develop entertainment, tourism, agriculture, education, information technology, broadcasting, fashion ...

AzeezApril 1, 2017

Osinbajo should stop coming to Ijaw land – Asari Dokubo

by Azeez Adeniyi Former militant leader, Asari Dokubo has told Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to stop coming to Ijaw land. ...

Isime EseneJanuary 25, 2017

Analysis: VP Osinbajo’s answers at Davos give cause for worry

by Mark Amaza For the second year running, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo led the Nigerian government delegation to Davos, Switzerland ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 14, 2016

We need oil to get out of oil – Osinbajo

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria needs oil to get out of oil. Osinbajo made the remark on Monday ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 3, 2016

The challenges I met made me want to abscond – Buhari

President Muhammau Buhari says he felt like absconding when he resumed office. Buhari said this on Thursday at the State House ...

Isime EseneOctober 19, 2016

#ForTheRecord: My father may not have died in vain | Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr on justice for the people of Ogoni

by Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr. Twenty years ago today my father and eight other Ogoni men were woken from their sleep and ...

Isime EseneOctober 3, 2016

YNaija Editorial: To a better 57th Independence Day anniversary

56 years is a lifetime in the life cycle of any nation. For one whose union has been severally tested ...

Isime EseneSeptember 30, 2016

Chevron, others have a case to answer over $12.7bn undeclared crude

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today, September 30, 2016 struck out the preliminary objection filed by Chevron Nigeria ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 29, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: ‘Our most valuable resource is not our oil, it is our people’ – Atiku | Dangote truck carrying Indian hemp intercepted by Police | Nigeria has nothing to celebrate at 56 – Balarabe Musa

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. BREAKING: INEC shuts print, online journalists out of collation centre – YNaija #EdoDecides: ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 29, 2016

‘Our most valuable resource is not our oil, it is our people’ – Atiku

Former Vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday said Nigeria’s most valuable resource is not oil, but its people. Atiku ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 16, 2016

Recession will be over very soon – Adeosun

Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun says the current economic recession in the country would soon be over. Adeosun made the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 13, 2016

Nigeria has a defective economic policy – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on Tuesday said Nigeria has a defective economic structure, due to its over-dependence ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 7, 2016

YNaija Says: Sanusi may be provincial – but everything he says is truth

To some people, Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II is a great loss to Nigeria, and to others he is a brilliant ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 6, 2016

Nigeria better off with Lagos than with Niger Delta – Sanusi Lamido

Emir of Kano HRH Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has said Nigeria is better off with Lagos than with the Niger Delta. ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 25, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five news to monitor today 1. Nigeria lost N51 billion  to vandalism in 2015 The Nigerian ...

Isime EseneAugust 19, 2016

The PDP has found Buhari’s sore point and they are hitting it hard

by Isime Esene Fifteen months after taking serious verbal attacks from the Peoples Democratic Party over the perfromance of the ...

Isime EseneAugust 16, 2016

We can overtake South Africa as the continent’s largest ICT market – SystemSpecs

The Executive Director of SystemSpecs, Deremi Atanda, has urged the Federal Government to refocus its attention on Information Communication Technology ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 11, 2016

Opinion: The challenges new NDDC chairman, Ndoma Egba would need to overcome

by Richard Romanus It’s been 16 years after the Niger Delta Development commission (NDDC)was established with a core mandate of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 9, 2016

Opinion: How agriculture and trade can drive Nigeria back to wealth

by Chiemezie Okeke-Ojiudu Nigeria is a diverse and rich nation; one with raw potential, human capacity, natural resources, fertile land and ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 1, 2016

‘I pity President Buhari’ – El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, on Sunday, said that over seventy percent of Nigeria’s oil revenue has disappeared under previous ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 31, 2016

InCaseYouMissedIt: FG may release Nnamdi Kanu, Okah brothers

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), on Saturday, announced that the federal government has agreed to ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 26, 2016

President Buhari orders NNPC to deepen its exploration of oil in the North-East

President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to deepen its search for oil in the north-east of ...

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