Members of Ibeno community in Akwa Ibom, host to Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN), an ExxonMobil subsidiary have turned down relief materials from the oil firm meant to cushion the effects of the recent oil spill that ravaged the area. The November 9 oil spill which reportedly discharged several thousands... Read more
Members of Ibeno community, hosts to Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN) said that a fresh oil spill had occurred at the Qua Iboe oil fields. Chief Ukott Esenem, the Village Head of Atia in Ibeno Local Government Area, said that the community noticed fresh oil deposits on the coastline. “We... Read more
Cleanup of the Atlantic Shoreline in Akwa Ibom, southern Nigeria, contaminated by an oil spill on Dec. 19, within Qua Iboe oil fields is yet to begin three weeks after the spill was reported. Residents of Ibeno coastal settlement which host the Qua Iboe fields said that the marine... Read more