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Unpaid Wages, Sackings Stir New Tension in Nigeria's Oil Hub
3/16/2017 - The moment a group of Nigerian contractors met executives from Italian oil major ENI to discuss unpaid wages they started shouting, calling them fraudsters and liars until a police commander restored ...
Gas Pipeline Explosion Kills Four in Nigeria
2/25/2017 - At least four people were killed following a gas pipeline explosion in Nigeria's oil-producing south, a local official said. "We have lost three people" to the explosion in Rivers state on Wednesday a...
Nigeria to Offer Work for Illegal Refiners in Quest for Peace
2/14/2017 - Nigeria needs to offer work to people who make a living from illegally refining oil in the Niger Delta in order to achieve peace there, the African oil-producing nation's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo ...
Court Rules Shell Can't Be Sued in London for Nigeria Oil Spills
1/26/2017 - Royal Dutch Shell cannot be sued in London over oil spills in Nigeria, the High Court ruled, in a setback to attempts to hold British multinationals liable at home for their subsidiaries' actions abro...
Oil Workers Go on Strike at Crude Flow Station in Niger Delta
1/11/2017 - Nigerian oil workers have gone on strike at the Oleh crude oil flow station in the Niger Delta oil hub because they have not been paid recently, a labour union official said. "The striking workers at ...
Nigerian Oil Union Threatens Three-day Strike at Exxon Mobil, Chevron
1/9/2017 - A Nigerian oil labor union will stage a three-day strike at Chevron and Exxon Mobil fuel depots from Wednesday in a protest over sackings if talks with the government fail, union officials said. The N...
Nigeria Resumes Payments to Former Niger Delta Militants
1/5/2017 - Nigeria has resumed payments of cash stipends to former militants agreed under a 2009 amnesty in the country's Niger Delta oil hub, a government official said. The government has been holding talks wi...
Nigerian Ex-Militants Lose Confidence in Buhari over Restive Delta
1/1/2017 - A group of former Nigerian militants had lost confidence in the president's efforts to end attacks on oil facilities in the Niger Delta, a major goal in efforts to reach a lasting peace settlement. In...
Niger Delta Militants Claim Attack on Nembe Creek Pipeline
11/15/2016 - Nigerian militant group Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) said it had attacked the Nembe Creek Trunk Line pipeline in the southern Niger Delta in a blow to the government's efforts to quell militancy in the ...
Blast Hits Oil Pipeline Feeding Forcados Terminal in Nigeria
11/8/2016 - A blast rocked a pipeline operated by Nigeria's state-run oil firm that feeds the Forcados terminal in the southern Niger Delta energy hub, a spokesman for Nigerian National Petroleum Corp (NNPC) said...
Militants Attack Oil Pipeline in Niger Delta
11/2/2016 - Militants in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta oil hub attacked a pipeline operated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the state oil company said, a day after regional leaders put a s...
Niger Delta Leaders Want Army Out & Oil Firms to Relocate to Region
11/1/2016 - Leaders from the Nigeria's Niger Delta called on President Muhammadu Buhari to pull the army out from the oil hub, order oil firms to move headquarters there and spend more on development to end milit...
Nigerian Oil Workers Union Confirms Attack on NPC Pipeline
10/31/2016 - A Nigerian oil workers union has confirmed an attack on a pipeline operated by state oil firm NNPC in the Niger Delta oil hub claimed by a militant group, an executive said. The Greenland Justice Mand...
NNPC & Nigeria Police Pledge Collaboration to Curb Oil & Gas Attacks
10/27/2016 - The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have pledged to work more closely together to tackle the incessant attacks on oil and gas facilities across the co...
Divisions in Oil-Rich Delta Undermine Nigeria's Bid
10/27/2016 - An angry crowd blocks access to a Chevron facility in Nigeria's oil-producing south to demand jobs and housing, a common refrain from poor communities in the Niger Delta swamps. But this incident in A...
Avengers Claim Nigeria's Chevron Escravos Pipeline Strike
10/25/2016 - Nigerian militant group the Niger Delta Avengers said it attacked an oil pipeline in Nigeria's restive southern energy hub and warned international oil companies (IOCs) not to carry out repairs on dam...
Nigeria to Meet Niger Delta Leaders of Militants
10/24/2016 - Nigeria will hold a meeting with community leaders and representatives of militants from the Niger Delta next week in Abuja to end the insurgents' attacks on oil facilities in the southern region, two...
Attackers Set NNPC Crude Pipeline on Fire in Niger Delta
10/15/2016 - Attackers have set fire to a crude oil pipeline in Nigeria's restive Niger Delta, a military spokesman said, the second strike in the country's oil hub within a day. A militant group had earlier said ...
Romanian Engineer Rescued after Niger Delta Kidnapping
10/14/2016 - A Romanian engineer who was kidnapped in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta region earlier this week has been rescued, police said. The man, who was working for construction firm Dextron Nigeria Ltd,...
Nigerian Military Confirms Attack on NNPC's Oil Pipeline
10/14/2016 - Vandals attacked a crude pipeline belonging to Nigeria's state oil firm NNPC in the restive Niger Delta, a military spokesman said. "It was sabotage by vandals," military spokesman Thomas Otuji said, ...

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