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PIA and the triumph of mischief

    PIA and the triumph of mischief

Have you heard the news? The Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) signed by President Muhammadu Buhari is the most anti-Niger Delta legislation in history, conceived and designed to further exploit the

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PIA: We’ll ensure host communities utilise 3% allocation judiciously, says Akpabio

    PIA: We’ll ensure host communities utilise 3% allocation judiciously, says Akpabio

Godswill Akpabio, minister of Niger Delta affairs, says the agency will ensure host communities make judicious use of three percent allocated to them in the new Petroleum Industry Act (PIA).

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PIA: FG needs to adopt bottom-up approach to avoid conflict in Niger Delta, says environmental group

    PIA: FG needs to adopt bottom-up approach to avoid conflict in Niger Delta, says environmental group

The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) says the federal government needs to adopt a bottom-up approach in the allocation of the three percent for host communities in

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PANDEF asks Igbo leaders to denounce IPOB’s ‘irresponsible’ statement on Edwin Clark

    PANDEF asks Igbo leaders to denounce IPOB’s ‘irresponsible’ statement on Edwin Clark

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has asked Igbo leaders to denounce the statement made by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) about Edwin Clark, an Ijaw leader. PANDEF

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IPOB to Edwin Clark: You have no mandate to speak for Niger Delta on Biafra

  IPOB to Edwin Clark: You have no mandate to speak for Niger Delta on Biafra

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says Edwin Clark, Ijaw leader, cannot decide on whether the Niger Delta will be

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If Nigeria finally breaks up…

  If Nigeria finally breaks up…

Nigeria, a country of roughly 250 ethnic groups arbitrarily coupled together by the British colonialists in 1914, is mired in

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The partitioning of Nigeria ahead of 2023

  The partitioning of Nigeria ahead of 2023

Avarice and prejudice drove European conquistadors to carve up much of Africa like cake. With the gradual end of the

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Akpabio: Over 12,000 Niger Delta projects abandoned, taken over by criminals

  Akpabio: Over 12,000 Niger Delta projects abandoned, taken over by criminals

Godswill Akpabio, minister of Niger Delta Affairs, says there are 12,128 abandoned projects in the Niger Delta area, with most

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Nigeria records 4,919 oil spills in six years, says minister

  Nigeria records 4,919 oil spills in six years, says minister

Mohammad Abubakar, minister of environment, says Nigeria recorded 4,919 oil spills between 2015 and March 2021. Abubakar said this on

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Akpabio: Corruption is Nigeria’s major problem — it discourages foreign investment

  Akpabio: Corruption is Nigeria’s major problem — it discourages foreign investment

Godswill Akpabio, minister of Niger Delta affairs, says the major problem of the country is corruption. Akpabio spoke on Monday

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