Posts Tagged ‘delta’

Nigerian ex-oil governor Ibori arrested

Written on December 12th, 2007 by
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Nigeria's anti-corruption agency arrests former Delta State Governor James Ibori, on allegations of corruption.Read More: Read More | Share

Energy, Oil and Gas

Written on November 27th, 2007 by
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One thing that has actually indicated that the crisis in the Niger Delta is no longer a low level insurgence is the plan by Royal Dutch Shell, the parent Company of Shell Companies in Nigeria, to begin divesting from some of its offshore interests in... Read More | Share

The Obasanjo Years: How OBJ Treated Niger Delta

Written on May 28th, 2007 by
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John Ogbedu, Sylvester Idowu, Uchechukwu Olisah, Kunle Olayeni, Gill Nsa-Abasi and Soji Ajibola interviewed a cross-section of Nigerians resident in the Niger Delta on their assessment of President Olusegun Obasanjo... Read More | Share

Nigeria cancels CNN ad over Delta report –

Written on February 17th, 2007 by
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ABUJA, Nigeria (Reuters) -- The Nigerian government on Thursday canceled an advert it had placed on U.S. television channel CNN because of a report broadcast last week about militants holding hostages in the oil-producing Niger Delta. Information... Read More | Share

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: Curse of the Black Gold – Hope and Betrayal in the Niger-Delta

Written on January 20th, 2007 by
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The Niger Delta holds some of the world's richest oil deposits, yet Nigerians living there are poorer than ever, violence is rampant, and the land and water are fouled. What went wrong?Read More: Read More | Share

VANITY FAIR: Blood Oil – Politics and Power in Nigeria

Written on January 20th, 2007 by
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Could a bunch of Nigerian militants in speedboats bring about a U.S. recession? Blowing up facilities and taking hostages, they are wreaking havoc on the oil production of America's fifth-largest supplier. Deep in the Niger-delta swamps, the author... Read More | Share

Villagers pledge to leave Nigeria oil platforms –

Written on October 28th, 2006 by
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Angry villagers have taken over oil platforms in the Niger Delta regionRead More: Read More | Share

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