Author Archives: Chief Oyibo

SHELL PUTS OUT OIL WELL FIRE

The energy giant Shell has put out a fire that broke out on one of its oil wells in the Niger Delta but a nearby plant remains closed with a production loss of 37,800 barrels per day, the firm said … read more

Nigeria oil ‘total war’ warning

A Nigerian militant commander in the oil-rich southern Niger Delta has told the BBC his group is declaring “total war” on all foreign oil interests. The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta has given oil companies and their … read more

Military in oil attack

The Nigerian military says an army helicopter has attacked barges used in oil-smuggling in the Niger Delta. The militant group the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta however condemned the raid and accused the military of targeting civilians. … read more

Bird flu spreading South

IN what appears to be the first sign that the outbreak of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu in Nigeria is spreading South, the Federal Ministry of Health has commenced investigation into suspected cases of the disease in an … read more

Advice from the Brits

In view of the recent statements attributed to the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (M.E.N.D) with regards to foreign nationals leaving the Niger Delta before February 12 or face violent attacks; I would advise you all to … read more