Oil communities threaten protest over alleged negligence by Shell, Seplat, others

Oil communities in Ohaji, Imo State, have threatened to embark on a non-violent mass protest against alleged negligence and injustice meted out to them by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Seplat Petroleum Development Company, Waltersmith Petroman Oil Limited, and Sterling…

4th Beeta Playwright Competition: Union Bank, Shell Petroleum Development Company partner Beeta Universal Arts Foundation

Beeta Universal Arts Foundation (BUAF) led by Actress and Producer Bikiya Graham-Douglas has announced the fourth edition of the Beeta Playwright Competition. This competition birthed  plays such as Our Son the Minister by Paul Ugbede, Jagagba by Abdul Qudus-Ibrahim and Daughters…

Ogoni backs Kula to quit SPDC from OML25 (Vanguard)

Ogoni ethnic group in Rivers State has backed the people of Kula Kingdom, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of the state, in their bid to quit Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), from Operating Oil Mining Lease, OML25, threatening to mobilise 7,000…

When oil exploration is cruel – Henry Omoregie

Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 empanelled a high-powered commission of inquiry on environmental degradation in the state. It is composed of distinguished technocrats from the academia and renowned global environmentalists chaired by Dr.…

Shell’s conduct in Ogoni shameful, crime against humanity – MOSOP (Vanguard)

President of Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), Fegalo Nsuke, has described the conduct of Shell Petroleum Development Company, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, in Ogoni, Rivers State, as a national shame and crime against humanity.…

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