MOSIEND Commiserates With family Of Slain Down College Students, Demands Justice
The Movement for the Survival of the Ijaw Ethnic Nationality in Niger Delta (MOSIEND) on Thursday commiserated with the family of Sylvester Oromoni Jnr, the teenage student who died following torture by school mates at a private College in Lagos.   MOSIEND position was contained  in a statement by... Read more
NSCDC Operative , 4 Kidnapped Oil Workers At Conoil’s Field In Bayelsa Regain Freedom
An operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and four contract staff at Conoil field in Koluama 1 in Bayelsa kidnapped by suspected pirates on Dec 1 have regained freedom.   Mr Solomon Ogbere, Spokesman  of the NSCDC in Bayelsa State, Solomon Ogbere, confirmed the development... Read more
Nigerian Content Remains Pivotal Amidst Global Energy Transition Says NCDMB
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) says its mandate of encouraging the participation of Nigerians in oil and gas sector remains more relevant amidst the global push for cleaner energy.   Mr Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary of the NCDMB who stated this at a capacity building workshop... Read more
Ijaw Women Group Seeks Justice For Slain Dowen College Student Sylvester Oromoni Jnr
Ijaw Women Connect (IWC) on Monday bemoaned the gruesome killing of 12 year old Student of Dowen College in Lekki, Lagos, Sylvester Oromoni Jnr.   The IWC is contained in a statement jointly signed by her National President Mrs Rosemary John-Oduone, and National Spokesperson, Mrs Izuogere Grace Iwolo, and... Read more
Zora Mehlomakulu Can Never Die, Instead, Her Hikes Multiply
By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa Zora Mehlomakulu is one of the many forgotten heroines of the freedom struggle in South Africa. At a time when South Africa appears to be directionless with never ending political squabbles, corruption, poor service delivery, perhaps the time to pause and reflect to unearth the visionary... Read more
Absence Of Counsel Stalls Hearing Of N5.9 bn Spill Compensation Suit By Shell’s Hosts In Bayelsa
The absence of a co-defendant’s counsel on Monday stalled the hearing on a N5.99 billion oil spill compensation suit filed by members of Aghoro 1 community in Bayelsa.   The people of Aghoro 1 in Ekeremor Local Government Area (LGA) in Bayelsa sued Shell Petroleum Development Company over a... Read more
Nembe Oil Spill: Monarch Writes Bayelsa Government Seeks More Relief For Victims
The Amayanabo of Opu-Nembe Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, King Biobelemoye Josiah, Ogbodo VIII, has express appreciation to the Gov Douye Diri of Bayelsa for empathy over the Nembe oil spillage.   Josiah gave the commendation in a letter addressed to the Governor of Bayelsa and made available to newsmen... Read more
Joint Investigative Visit Will Determine Cause, Volume Of Spill From Aiteo’s Nembe Field – NOSDRA
The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has dismissed claims from several parties on the volume and cause of ongoing leak from Aiteo’s oilfield at Nembe, Bayelsa, as guesswork.   The Bayelsa government attributes the incident to equipment failure while the oil firm claims the leak was... Read more
USCIRF Releases New Factsheet On Saudi Arabia’s Specialized Criminal Court
Washington, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today released the following new report on Saudi Arabia’s Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) and its particular targeting of individuals who seek to exercise their freedom of religion or belief: Saudi Arabia’s Specialized Criminal Court Factsheet – While originally... Read more
Census: NPC Concludes Training For Field Staff In Bayelsa
The National Population Commision (NPC) has concluded the training of field functionaries for the 2nd Pre-test exercise in designated EAs in four Local Government Areas (LGA) in Bayelsa   The exercise which is a trial of the census questionnaire will take place from 3 Dec  to 10 Dec 2021.... Read more