Tag: Oil

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 25, 2016

Avengers blow up another NNPC pipeline

Rampaging militant group, Niger Delta Avengers have announced the blowing up of a gas pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 25, 2016

Opinion: Youth leaders as change agents

By Manasseh Victor That Nigeria is suffering from leadership crisis is stating the obvious, 56 years after independence, the country is ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 19, 2016

Opinion: In memory of Nigeria’s future

By Abiodun KOMOLAFE “The future comes slowly, the present flies and the past stands still forever.” – Johann Friedrich Von Schiller. ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 18, 2016

We can’t negotiate with a ‘common sports minister’ – Avengers

Niger Delta Avengers, on Monday, said that it will not take part in any dialogue that the international community is ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 18, 2016

‘Niger Delta should own 65% of oil wells’ – Lawmakers

South-South and South-East lawmakers, over the weekend, called on the Federal Government to reconsider the ownership structure of oil wells ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 14, 2016

NLNG gets new CEO as Omotowa resigns

The Board of Directors of the Nigeria LNG Limited has approved the appointment of Tony Attah as the new Managing Director ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 13, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Oil workers call off strike? | Saraki’s CCT trial adjourned till September | Bernie Sanders wants Hilary as Obama’s replacement | More

From the papers today- a tracklist NUPENG, PENGASSAN suspens strike YNaija APGA explains why Biafran agitators are still at large ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 13, 2016

BREAKING: NUPENG, PENGASSAN suspend strike action

Oil workers under the umbrella of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) and National Union of Petroleum ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 10, 2016

‘Kachikwu recommended me to Buhari’ – NNPC boss

The recently appointed Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Maikanti Baru, on Friday, promised to find lasting ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 9, 2016

‘Avengers fighting for selfish reasons’ – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, said militant group, Niger Delta Avengers isn’t fighting for the freedom of the Niger ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 9, 2016

FG to PENGASSAN: ‘Be patrotic, suspend your strike’

Following the decision of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) workers to go on strike, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 7, 2016

Fuel scarcity looms as PENGASSAN insists on strike action

Despite a proposed meeting with the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, and the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 6, 2016

President Buhari has a strong message for Niger Delta militants

President Muhammadu Buhar has urged militants in the Niger Delta region of the country to give the unity of Nigeria ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 4, 2016

Oil price increases following avengers attack on oil facilities

The weekend attacks on oil installations by Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has caused a global increase in the price of ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 3, 2016

Niger Delta Avengers return, attack oil pipelines in Delta state

Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), on Sunday, disclosed that it has carried out bombings of oil installations and facilities in different ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 2, 2016

DSS scores major victory against miltants

The Department of State Security Service (DSS), on Thursday, disclosed that it has scored a major victory against militants in ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 1, 2016

‘I’ll rebuild Nigeria for our children, grandchildren’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, reaffirmed his intention to rebuild Nigeria, including the volatile Niger Delta region that have been ...

Mazi EmekaJune 29, 2016

New militant group vows to blow up oil facilities in Imo state

Days after it attacked an oil facility in Awarra, Ohaji/Egbema, Imo state, a new militant group, Niger Delta Red Squad, ...

Mazi EmekaJune 27, 2016

‘If Buhari is not careful with NDA, he will plunge Nigeria into another civil war’

A former adviser to ex-President Shehu Shagari and a foremost northern politician, Junaid Mohammed, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ...

Mazi EmekaJune 26, 2016

‘I don’t understand the Niger Delta Avengers… who are they?’ – VP Osinbajo

Following a list of demands made by the Niger Delta Avengers as conditions to stop attacking oil installations, Vice President ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 22, 2016

Militants promise ‘tsunami’ of attacks in days to come

Days after the 2-week ceasefire agreed between the Federal Government and some Niger Delta militants, a group known as the Ultimate ...

Isime EseneJune 22, 2016

Opinion: What do you want Okonjo-Iweala to do?

by Bade Adebolu Nigeria is struggling in the face of a 40 percent slump in crude prices since the second half ...

Mazi EmekaJune 21, 2016

FG disregards Avengers’ threat, begins work on destroyed pipeline

In spite of the Niger Delta Avengers’ warning against the repair of any destroyed oil installation in the oil rich region ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 20, 2016

PENGASSAN will shut down oil sector in 7 days except this is done

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has given the government 7 days to call employers ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 19, 2016

Niger Delta Avengers give ‘last warning’ to Oshiomhole, Ayiri Emami, others

Militant group, Niger Delta Avengers has once again warned political opportunists and chieftains of the All Progressive Congress (APC) under ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 18, 2016

‘Stop using our struggle to beg for pipeline contracts’ | Avengers attack APC chieftain

Militant group, Niger Delta Avengers has distanced itself from the the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 16, 2016

‘Niger Delta governors know militants behind pipelines destruction’

An Itsekiri group, Warri Study Group (WSG) on Wednesday, accused former and serving governors in the Niger Delta of secretly ...

Mazi EmekaJune 15, 2016

Governor Ortom is proud of his motor park days

Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom, has expressed pride in his former profession as a motor park worker. The Governor, on ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 14, 2016

FG goes after $1.76bn, yachts, private jets, houses seized from Omokore, Aluko

The Federal Government has initiated legal processes that would allow it freeze both local and international assets of Kola Aluko ...

Mazi EmekaJune 12, 2016

Despite militant attacks, oil companies not willing to leave Nigeria

It would take more than militant attacks to force International Oil Companies (IOCs) out of Nigeria as they have reiterated ...

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