FirstBank Holds Non-oil Export Webinar Series, Creates Awareness Of Bank’s Export Solutions
First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, has announced the convening of its non-oil export webinar series. The Event is centered on deliberating opportunities that will enhance the country’s expansion of its drive towards diversifying the national economy, thereby reducing the reliance of... Read more
We Are Seeking International Expertise To Halt Nembe Spill, Suspects Sabotage, Says AITEO
Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production says it is seeking foreign technical expertise to halt the ongoing Nov 5 oil leak at an oilfield it operates in Nembe, Bayelsa. The oil firm in a statement issued by its Spokesman, Mathew Ndianabasi on Sunday noted that the oil firm has intensified... Read more
Bayelsa Government Threatens To Sanction Aiteo, Pledges To Defend Victims Impacted By Nembe Spill
The Bayelsa government on Friday said it was  not satisfied with the inability of Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company to plug ongoing leaks at its field in Nembe,  two weeks after the incident. The government reaction was contained in a statement issued by Mt Ayibaina Duba, Bayelsa Commissioner... Read more
The Interim Administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) Col. Milland Dixon Dikio (Rtd) on Wednesday said the Amnesty Programme was collaborating with Bayelsa Starch plant on training.   The 60-metric ton daily capacity Cassava Processing Factory in Bayelsa will train and employ the ex-agitators on cassava farming and starch processing.... Read more
MOSIEND Tackles Akpabio, Seeks His Resignation Over Absymal Performance
 The Movement for the Survival of the Izon Ethnic Nationality in the Niger Delta, (MOSIEND), has asked the Minister of Niger Delta, Sen. Godswill Akpabio to resign for lack of performance.   MOSIEND regretted that Akpabio has betrayed the hopes and expectations that heralded the announcement of his appointment... Read more
Nembe Spill: Ijaw Diaspora Council Writes Aiteo CEO, Demands Relief For Impacted Communities
The Ijaw Diaspora Council (IDC) has demanded immediate relief to communities impacted by ongoing oil and gas leaks from an oilfield operated by Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company at Nembe in Bayelsa.   The IDC with headquarters in New Jersey sought immediate deployment of appropriate technology to plug... Read more
US Oil Firm Heritatage Energy Appoints Ex-Chevron Executive Adebawo As GM
Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited (HEOSL) a US firm on Monday announced the appointment of Mr. Adesola Adebawo as General Manager, Government, Joint Venture and External Relations.   According to a statement by Chief Executive Officer of HEOSL, Mr. Naeem-Atiq Sadiq,of HEOSL a subsidiary of US based Heritage Oil... Read more
Aiteo Spill At Nembe: NOSDRA Says Well Still Discharging Crude Calls In Industry Wide Efforts
The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) on Sunday said that the Nov. 5 oil spill reported at an oil well within Oil Mining Lease (OML) 29 was yet to abate, 10 days afterwards. It was learnt that officials of NOSDRA deployed to ascertain the cause and... Read more
Ijaw Diaspora Council Urges Nigeria’s Federal Government, COP 26 Intervention To End Ongoing Oil Well leak At Nembe
The Ijaw Diaspora Council, (IDC)  on Friday called  on the Federal government and  international community’  to halt ongoing oil leak at an oilfield at Nembe in Bayelsa. It will be recalled that Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Exploration Company on Nov 5 reported a major leak from its Oil Mining... Read more
NOSDRA Visits Well Leak Site At Aiteo’s Field In Bayelsa Reports Facility Still Discharging Crude
The National Oil Spills Detection and Respose Agency (NOSDRA) on Thursday said the oil spill reported from an oil well within Oil Mining Lease (OML) 29 is yet to abate., according to feedback from officials deployed to the site. Mr Idris Musa, Director-General of NOSDRA who reacted to the... Read more