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Ruptured pipeline behind Delta oil spill

A ruptured pipeline in Nigeria’s Delta state spilled oil, but has been contained, the head of state oil company NNPC said. NNPC initially said...

Nigeria’s Buhari sacks head of Niger Delta amnesty programme

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari sacked the head of an amnesty programme for former militants in the country's oil and gas-producing heartland, amid...

Anger on the margins of historic clean-up in Nigeria’s Delta

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Nearly a decade after two catastrophic oil spills in the Niger Delta, a comprehensive clean-up has been launched in the southern Nigerian...

More oil cash needed to avoid conflict in Niger Delta

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Nigeria's oil minister will visit the Niger Delta this week in a bid to stave off a threat of more insurgent attacks...

No going back to Delta insecurity – Buhari

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Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari said the country "cannot afford to go back to dark days of insecurity" in the oil-producing Niger Delta...

Niger Delta military exercise unnecessary

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A military exercise in Nigeria's restive southern Niger Delta oil production hub is unnecessary and government should focus on economic development, an...

Protesters storm Shell crude flow station in Nigeria’s Niger Delta

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Hundreds of Nigerian protesters stormed a crude oil flow station owned by Shell in the restive Niger Delta on Friday, demanding jobs...

Niger Delta leaders threaten to pull out of peace talks

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Prominent community leaders in Nigeria's restive Niger Delta oil hub threatened to pull out of peace talks with government unless their demands...

Nigeria’s acting president to return to restive oil heartlands

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Nigeria's acting president will meet again with community leaders from the Niger Delta oil heartlands next week, his spokesman said on Tuesday,...

Peace at risk in Nigeria’s oil heartland

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The Nigerian government's efforts to secure peace in the Niger Delta oil heartlands are empty promises, community leaders say, threatening a return...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...