TAG: NIGER DELTA

FG, NDDC to create more jobs in Niger Delta through agriculture

FG, NDDC to create more jobs in Niger Delta through agriculture

The federal government recently reiterated its plan to create more opportunities for youth in the Niger Delta through resuscitating the abandoned rice mill in...


The Events That Shaped Nigeria’s Economy in the First half of 2017

The Events That Shaped Nigeria’s Economy in the First half of 2017

A couple of noteworthy events of economic or business relevance occurred during the 1st half of this year. We believe that they are noteworthy...


Adeosun Insists Govt Policies Not OPEC Will Get Us Out of Recession

Adeosun Insists Govt Policies Not OPEC Will Get Us Out of Recession

In order to fund the 2017 budget – its largest budget ever, Nigeria has borrowed extensively from foreign development institutions and the international capital...



Happy birthday Tompolo

Happy birthday Tompolo

Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception.” ― Niccolò...


Threat Of A Niger Delta Protest Has Repercussions

Threat Of A Niger Delta Protest Has Repercussions

Uneasy peace is better than no...


Why Shell May Not Renew Oil Blocks In 2019

Why Shell May Not Renew Oil Blocks In 2019

Nairametrics|Seventeen of SPDC’s (Shell Petroleum Development Company) oil blocs will fall due for renewal in 2019, giving the oil multinational the option of either...


3 Ways Osinbajo Promised to Use Shell’s $1 Billion Niger-Delta Cleanup Fund

New leaders, old...


Niger Delta Crisis: Osinbajo To Visit Oil Communities From Monday

Niger Delta Crisis: Osinbajo To Visit Oil Communities From Monday

The Nigerian Government has stepped up efforts to address the unrest in the Niger Delta. In a press release obtained by Nairametrics, the Vice...


Shell Offered Two “Shocking” Reasons For Not Cleaning Up Oil Spills 

Shell Offered Two “Shocking” Reasons For Not Cleaning Up Oil Spills 

The king of Ogale, Chief Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi, cut an interesting figure and made global news when he travelled from Nigeria to attend...


Heads Up on Forcados Terminal

Heads Up on Forcados Terminal

Some days back, the Presidency announced the resumption of crude exports from the 250-300kbpd Trans-Forcados Pipeline (TFP) terminal in the Niger Delta region following...


How Militancy Could Lengthen Economic Recession

How Militancy Could Lengthen Economic Recession

NNPC explains how the militancy in the Niger Delata is affecting the FG's revenue and thus ability to resuscitate the country's economy....


Nigeria Is Better Off With Lagos Than Niger Delta – Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

Nigeria Is Better Off With Lagos Than Niger Delta – Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

Well...it depends on how you look at...


FG Breaks its Vow as Crocodile Smile Causes Apprehension

FG Breaks its Vow as Crocodile Smile Causes Apprehension

The Nigerian Army engaged in a precursor exercise to Operation Crocodile Smile, negating previous stance of FG of using dialogue to resolve the militancy...


Economist, Bismarck Rewane Denies MEND

Leading Nigerian economist and economic commentator Bismarck Rewane has come out to deny his appoint by MEND as one of the 7 people nominated...


For The First Time Ex-President Jonathan Comments On The Nigeria’s Economy

For The First Time Ex-President Jonathan Comments On The Nigeria’s Economy

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has identified the drop in crude oil prices as the reason for Nigeria’s present economic predicament. The former president, who...


Shell Petroleum Development Company Reports $42 Billion Remitted To FG

Shell Petroleum Development Company Reports $42 Billion Remitted To FG

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has revealed that the company and the Joint Venture (JV) partners paid $42 billion to the Federal Government within...


Niger-Delta Militants Blow Up A Seawater Pipeline, 15% of Nigeria’s Crude Output At Risk

Niger-Delta Militants Blow Up A Seawater Pipeline, 15% of Nigeria’s Crude Output At Risk

A sub-sea pipeline in the Niger-Delta has been attacked by militants which could threaten Nigeria’s crude oil output. According to Reuters, the attack was...


Niger-Delta Militants Bomb Escravos Gas pipeline in Delta

Niger-Delta Militants Bomb Escravos Gas pipeline in Delta

A gas pipeline in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State conveying gas from Escravos–Warri-Lagos-Abuja, was on Thursday Night blown up by suspected Ex-Militants....


CBN, Amnesty Office Will Review Ex – Militants’ Payment Process

CBN, Amnesty Office Will Review Ex – Militants’ Payment Process

The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has initiated communication with the Central Bank of Nigeria and security agencies to review the payment process for former...