Niger Delta Economy: FIVE DISCUSSANTS SELECTED FOR DOPF 2021 CONFAB/LECTURE

Five eminent personalities have been selected as panel of discussants for this year’s Delta Online Publishers Forum’s Third Annual Convention/Lecture In a Statement on Monday, October 18, 2021, by the Chairman of the Convention Planning Committee, Deacon Chijioke Williams Ugbolue and the Secretary, Mr. Miracle Enuji, the panelists will be discussing on the theme of the Convention; “Niger Delta Economy: Building A New Face For … Continue reading Niger Delta Economy: FIVE DISCUSSANTS SELECTED FOR DOPF 2021 CONFAB/LECTURE

NARRATIVE THAT NIGER DELTA IS UNSAFE IS CONSPIRACY THEORY – Gov Wike

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has accused international oil companies of being part to a conspiracy theory that the Niger Delta is unsafe in order not to relocate their corporate headquarters to the region. The governor observed that so long as this kind of negative narrative geared at perpetuating injustice is not addressed, the country’s corporate existence and stability will continue to be … Continue reading NARRATIVE THAT NIGER DELTA IS UNSAFE IS CONSPIRACY THEORY – Gov Wike

Ikpokpo Calls For Urgent Disengagement Of HEOSL As Operators Of OML 30

The Chairman of Isoko South Local Government, Hon. Itiako Ikpokpo, ksm, has called for the immediate disengagement of Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited, HEOSL, operators of the Oil Mining Lease, OML 30 over what he referred to as unabated operational misconduct and deliberate refusal to implement provisions of the Global Memorandum of Understanding, GMOU entered into with host communities. In a statement on Monday, November … Continue reading Ikpokpo Calls For Urgent Disengagement Of HEOSL As Operators Of OML 30

SOKU OIL WELL BELONGS TO RIVERS STATE, SAYS GOV WIKE; ADVOCATES NEW REVENUE SHARING FORMULA TO FAVOUR STATES

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has advocated a new revenue sharing formula that will make the States get more money for development. This was contained in statement by Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Pastor Paulinus Nsirim, which further disclosed that Governor Wike made the suggestion, when he received a delegation of the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission on a courtesy visit … Continue reading SOKU OIL WELL BELONGS TO RIVERS STATE, SAYS GOV WIKE; ADVOCATES NEW REVENUE SHARING FORMULA TO FAVOUR STATES

DELTA PETROLEUM DEALERS THREATEN TO SHUT DOWN FILLING STATIONS OVER ‘OUTRAGEOUS’ LEVIES

Petroleum Dealers Association, Delta State chapter on Thursday, September 3rd, threatened to shut down all petrol stations across the state over what they described as outrageous levies by government agencies. The association made this threat after rising from an emergency meeting held in Warri, Delta State. The association said if the state Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, does not call all parties involved in the … Continue reading DELTA PETROLEUM DEALERS THREATEN TO SHUT DOWN FILLING STATIONS OVER ‘OUTRAGEOUS’ LEVIES

GOV WIKE SAYS NIGER DELTA IS SAFE FOR BUSINESS, DEMANDS IOCS RELOCATE HEADQUARTERS TO RIVERS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the Niger Delta Region is safe for companies to conduct their businesses. He has therefore dismissed multinational companies who use insecurity to justify their refusal to relocate their operational headquarters to the Region. This was contained in a release by Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, which disclosed that Governor Wike made the assertion during … Continue reading GOV WIKE SAYS NIGER DELTA IS SAFE FOR BUSINESS, DEMANDS IOCS RELOCATE HEADQUARTERS TO RIVERS

OML 11: Rivers Govt Wins Suit Against SHELL

The Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt and presided over by Hon. Justice Charles Nwogu, has today delivered judgement in suit No.PHC/652/CS/2020 filed by the Attorney General of Rivers State against Shell Petroleum Development Company(SPDC) of Nigeria Limited. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, on August 13, 2020, disclosed that the Rivers State Government had claimed that … Continue reading OML 11: Rivers Govt Wins Suit Against SHELL