Friday, January 28, 2022


Oil is owned by Niger Delta, not Nigeria

By Michael Owhoko, Ph.D - For the record and for posterity, it is imperative to state that oil found in the Niger Delta region belongs to the people of the area.  It is not owned by Nigeria.  God provided every...

Shell bags Crystal Award as Port Harcourt Polo Club celebrates 50th Anniversary

By Lawrence Oshodi (SPORTS CORRESPONDENT) - ENERGY giant, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) bagged the Crystal Award at the prestigious Port Harcourt Polo Club’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, at the Rivers State capital recently. The Port Harcourt Polo Club President,...

Gov Nyesom Wike orders council Chairmen to destroy all illegal refinery sites in Rivers

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, South-South Nigeria, has ordered all the 23 Local Government Area Chairmen to hire bulldozers and destroy every identified illegal crude oil bunkering and artisanal refinery sites in the state. Wike gave the order on...

Oil prices hit highest level in over 7 years

Oil prices hit seven-year high on Tuesday amid worries by traders that an attack on a fuel storage facility in the Middle East could affect supply.  The followed a suspected drone attack by Yemeni Houthi rebels in the United Arab...

Poor infrastructure development in oil-bearing Abia communities worries group

A socio-cultural group in Abia, called Coalition for Ukwa Leadership Accountability, has expressed worry over the deplorable state of roads in Ukwa East and West Federal Constituency. The group made its position known at a news conference held at the...

Do you know Ijaw Politicians?

By Asiayei Enaibo - Yes, they are great politicians in Ijawland; many have groomed followers with the gospel of hatred, those who managed our poverties with one salary divided   to seven. Those that only want to see you  serve their children...

OPEC crude demand forecast in 2022 pegged at 28.8mb/d

By Mbafan Ade (with Agency report) - Secretary-General of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mr Mohammad Barkindo, said on Tuesday that forecast for demand for OPEC crude in 2022 stands at 28.8 million barrels per day. Barkindo spoke...

Here is the official petrol price for January

South Africa's Department of Energy has announced the official fuel price adjustments set to come into effect on Wednesday, 5 January 2022. All grades of fuel will see prices decreases this month, with petrol down between 68 cents and 71 cents per...

NNPC begins 2022 activities with commitment to host communities’ development

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has assured of its commitment to further deepen ties with its host communities as it begins activities for 2022. NNPC gave the assurance through the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited (NPDC), one of...

NUPRC to close out 2020 Marginal Field bid round programme

By Mbafan Ade - The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) is set to close out the 2020 marginal field bid round programme and has put in place all necessary machinery to progress the bid round exercise to conclusion in...


Nigeria records 8 fresh cases of COVID-19 infections- NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Nigeria has recorded eight new COVID-19 infections. According to NCDC the four new cases were reported in Rivers,...