Halliburton opens new oil & gas training and research center in Akwa Ibom

Halliburton announced today that it worked with the Akwa Ibom state government to inaugurate and open Nigeria’s first oil and gas training center fully-equipped...

Army destroys 46 illegal oil bunker sites in N. Delta

The Nigerian Army said it had destroyed 46 illegal bunker sites in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Rivers at the just-concluded Exercise Crocodile Smile II,...

HOSTCON urges FG to release N98b penalty for gas flaring

The Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCON), have called on the federal government to release the N98 billion gas flaring penalty...

Nigeria cant afford to return to “dark days” of N. Delta insecurity – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said Nigeria “cannot afford to go back to dark days of insecurity” in the oil-producing Niger Delta region, Reuters reports. In...

NDDC commissions roads worth N5.2bn in Delta state

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has commissioned several projects in Delta State worth N5.2 billion. The projects, which were mostly roads were commissioned...

Air Force destroys barges of stolen oil in N. Delta

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter gunships have bombed and destroyed several oil barges belonging to oil smugglers siphoning crude in the Niger Delta, Vanguard...

Tension mounts as military deploys fighter jets, helicopters, gunboats to Warri creeks

There was apprehension among riverine dwellers, yesterday, as the Nigerian Navy and Army deployed fighter jets, helicopters and gunboats to the creeks and other...

Kachikwu to engage militants, says FG needs cash to avert new conflict

Nigeria’s oil minister will visit the Niger Delta this week in a bid to stave off a threat of more insurgent attacks in the...

FG offers to negotiate with Avengers following ceasefire cancellation

The minister for Nigeria’s oil-producing Delta region said on Monday the government was ready to meet militants days after they called off a year-long...

Niger Delta Avengers ends ceasefire, to resume attacks

Nigerian militant group Niger Delta Avengers said on Friday that its ceasefire on attacks in the country’s southern oil-rich region was at an end,...

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