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GROUP WARNS AGAINST FRUSTRATING PETROLEUM MINISTER, KACHIKWU

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Dr Maikanti Baru By Our Correspondent THE Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC), has  warned against frustrating the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu just as it claimed that the life of the Minister was under threat. The Group alleged it has uncovered plans to allocate 100 % oil blocs to those ...

Nigerian Content Development: Chevron’s Accomplishments and Commitment

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By Tejiri Ebikeme  As Nigeria progresses in its quest to acquire oil and gas technology and build indigenous capacity to service the oil and gas industry, International Oil Companies (IOCs) and other companies are expected to play an active role in Nigerian Content Development (NCD) in the industry. Chairman/Managing Director, CNL, Jeff Ewing, One company that had ...

GROUP HAILS AGIP FOR DEVELOPMENT OF NIGER DELTA REGION *** SAYS COMPANY HAS ELIMINATED POVERTY IN REGION *** ACCUSES OTHER OIL COMPANIES OF PLAYING GAMES WITH DEVELOPMENT OF NIGER DELTA

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By Our Correspondent   THE Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC), on Tuesday hailed Nigeria Agip Oil Company Limited ( NAOC) for the development of the Niger Delta Region and implored other oil companies it accused of playing games with development of the Region to emulate the company.   Specifically, the oil monitoring group, NDIMRC showered praises on ...

Shell celebrates World Environment Day

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From left: Vice President Shell Nigeria and Gabon, Peter Costello and Managing Director, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), Bayo Ojulari, plant a tree at the Marina area of Lagos in commemoration of World Environment Day on June 5.

World Environment Day 2017: Chevron’s commitment to connecting people to nature

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By Our Correspondent The World Environment Day (WED), held annually on June 5, is the biggest event to celebrate and promote environmental awareness and sustainability across the globe. Established by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in 1972, WED aims to raise global awareness and mobilize humans to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet ...

Group calls on NASS to pass PIB into law

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By Our Correspondent Flowstation Host Communities of Nigeria  (FLOWHOSCON) on Sunday   called on the National Assembly (NASS) to expedite action on the passage of Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). The PIB is a bill to establish the legal and regulatory authorities for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry. Speaking in Warri, Delta State  on behalf of Flow Stations /Well Head Host Communities ...

Anger As Overzealous Navy Personnel Kills Two Community Youths At Oil Firm Premises In  Warri

  By Our Correspondent   Palpable tension enveloped Warri and environs on Friday as a Naval personnel attached to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) Jalla in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta state allegedly shot and killed two community youths following argument over job slots in the company. One of the victims simply identified as Agbolu, a ...

BEDC: Delta Speaker Dissatisfied Over Epileptic Power Supply in Sapele

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By Christopher Odamah, Asaba   The Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly (DTHA), Rt. Hon Monday Ovwigho Igbuya has expressed dissatisfaction over the epileptic electricity power supply in Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State, calling on the Federal Government to reform the power sector to bring in new competitors, as it is in the ...

Chevron’s GMoUs Waxing Stronger —- Brikinn ***As Egbema Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation (EGCDF) Inaugurates New Executives… .

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  By Tejiri Ebikeme   Approximately twelve years after Chevron Nigeria Limited innovated the Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) model of Community Engagement with the Communities around its areas of operation, the GMoU is waxing stronger. Proof is the inauguration of the fourth executives of the Egbema Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation (EGCDF) one of the Development Organisations formed to ...

Tension Rises As FG Delays Take-Off Of Maritime University In Delta

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By Our Correspondent Tension is building in the coastal communities hosting the Nigerian Maritime University in Okerenkoko, Delta state. The rising tension follows the delay in the take-off of the university following the federal government’s promise through Vice President Yemi Osinbajo that the university would begin the 2017/2018 session in the ongoing year. But in a statement made ...

ELECTRICITY: DELTA GOVT AGAIN APPEALS TO KOKODIAGBENE COMMUNITY TO MAINTAIN PEACE *** COMMUNITY THREATENS TO PULL OUT OF GMOU WITH CHEVRON

By Tejiri Ebikeme   THE Delta State Government has once waded into the recent protest over electricity against Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) by the people of Kokodiagbene Community, Gbaramatu Kingdom Warri South West Local Government Area of the State, appealing to the oil rich Community to maintain the peace. The people of oil rich Kokodiagbene community recently staged ...

Chevron Decries Circulation Of False Recruitment Information *Dissociates itself from “Chevron Oil and Gas”

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  By Tejiri Ebikeme   Chevron Nigeria Limited, operator of the NNPC/ Chevron Nigeria Limited Joint Venture, is aware of the circulation of false recruitment information posted by unscrupulous persons or organizations in the name of Chevron Nigeria Limited or “Chevron Oil and Gas” in several media and online channels, advertising job positions in Chevron Nigeria Limited or ...

Okowa lauds Seplat over good community relations, commissions completed projects in Ugborhen

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  Okpalaume Mary, Sapele   Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has lauded Seplat Petroleum Development Company for living up to it corporate social responsibility in its host communities. Okowa while speaking at the commissioning of eight completed projects of the company in Ugborhen community, Sapele local government area of the state on Wednesday, march 22, also called on ...

BEDC plans free massive metering of customers

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Pic Caption: Ernest Edgar, Chief Head, BEDC, Delta State (middle), Ashok Acharya, Chief Technical Officer, BEDC, (right) and Abu Ismail Ejoor, Head, Customer Service, BEDC, during the customer forum held in Warri. By Francis Sadhere THE Benin Electricity Distribution Plc on Tuesday revealed plans to   embark on massive metering of its customers in Edo, Ondo, ...
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