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EXECUTION OF KEN SARO-WIWA, OTHERS: SHELL REFUSES TO HAND OVER EVIDENCE TO US COURT

Shell’s US law firm is refusing to hand over more than 100,000 internal documents crucial to a legal case in the Netherlands which is alleging the oil giant’s complicity in… Read more »

ANGO ABDULLAHI, NORTHERN NIGERIAN COLONIAL ECONOMY AND THE NIGER DELTA OIL by Farooq A. Kperogi

In my May 6, 2017 column titled “Top 8 Popular National Lies that Won’t Die in Nigeria,” I called attention to out-and-out historical lies that vast swathes of Nigerians treasure… Read more »

NIGERIA LOST ABOUT $100B IN OIL REVENUE LAST YEAR DUE TO MILITANT ATTACK, WANTS SHELL TO OPEN MAJOR PIPELINE

Nigeria wants Royal Dutch Shell to reopen one of its main pipelines but the oil multinational is resisting, analysts say, for fear it could once again be bombed by militants…. Read more »

NIGER DELTA: UK court ruling gives green light for corporations to profit from abuses overseas – Amnesty

A UK High Court ruling that two Niger Delta communities devastated by oil spills cannot have their claims against Shell heard in the UK could rob them of justice and… Read more »

Oil spill: British court rules against Niger Delta communities

A British court has ruled against two Niger Delta communities in an oil spill suit filed against Shell by Bille and Ogale communities in Delta state. The ruling dealt a… Read more »

Niger Delta Communities Drag Shell To Court In UK For ‘Decades Of Oil Spills’ In Nigeria

Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi, leader of Nigeria’s Ogale people, unpacked four bottles of water from his homeland and lined them up on a table to show why his subjects are… Read more »

Shell, NNPC, eight banks signs MoUs on improved access to $2.2b finance for Nigeria contractors

Shell Companies in Nigeria, supported by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with eight Nigerian banks under the refreshed Shell Contractors’ Support Fund, the… Read more »

How Nigeria was swindled of 57 Million Barrels of crude oil: by Ronke Luke

Nigeria has filed a law suit against Eni, Chevron, Shell, Total and Petrobras accusing the oil majors of $12.7 billion in illegal oil exports. Per the Associated Press, these companies… Read more »

MILITANT TO EXXON-MOBIL: ”RELOCATE YOUR HEADQUARTERS TO AKWA IBOM OR FACE FIRE, ISSUES 7 DAYS ULTIMATUM”

A new militant group “Oyobio-Oyobio” operating in the Niger-Delta region has given Mobil Nigeria Unlimited seven days marching order to relocate its headquarters from Lagos to Akwa Ibom or face… Read more »

Shell Shuts Bonny light Production Unit due to militant attacks

Due to a shut down of a Niger Delta pipeline, Shell’s Nigerian Unit has declared a force majeure for Bonny Light Crude Oil Lifting Despite a resumption of cash payments… Read more »