Archives for May 11th, 2016

Shell ends exports after Niger Delta attacks

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– The oil company Shell has ended exports of Bonny Light crude – The oil giant’s decision comes after a spate of attacks in the Niger Delta – Bonny Light crude is Nigeria’s principle export Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell’s Nigerian subsidiary has announced that it has declared force majeure on Bonny Light crude exports after one of its ...

TOMPOLO’S OPEN LETTER TO MR. PRESIDENT

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President Mohammadu Buhari OPEN LETTER TO MR. PRESIDENT   HIGH CHIEF GOVERNMENT EKPEMUPOLO (TOMPOLO) The Ibe-ebidouwei of Ijaw Nation Date: May 10, 2016 His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja.   Dear Mr President,   I once again, deem it pertinent to write Your Excellency since your assumption of office in May 2015. Mr President will recall ...

THE NEED TO PROTECT THE INTEGRITY OF NIGERIAN BORDERS

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By Zik Gbemre Without a doubt, border security has come to assume heightened importance in the world today as the rate of criminal activities has also increased in scale, especially since the end of the Cold War and in the wake of globalization. In fact, one of the problems facing us today as a nation, which ...

GOOD NEWS: FG to build 3 new refineries to end fuel crisis

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With reoccurring fuel crisis in Nigeria, the federal government has announced that it will build three refineries in Kaduna, Port Harcourt and Warri to end fuel crisis permanently. Dr. Ibe Kachikwu The minister of state for petroleum resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu made this known when he spoke at a town hall meeting organised by the Federal ...