Apr 14th, 2014
Written by: Abdulkadir Abiikar Abdulkadir Abiikar Hussein is a blogger interested in writing about Somali hydrocarbon (oil and gas), mineral and water resources. In addition, Mr. Hussein practised geo-engineering in various capacities from foundation, site engineering, aggregates and quarries, geo-ma...
Apr 8th, 2013
By Ogbuefi Blogs MEND, says it is responsible for the ambush and gruesome killing of 12 police men in Bayelsa and the Police authorities say it’s a lie MEND was not responsible. Earlier, MEND had issued notice of resumed hostilities and we were told that it was not MEND issuing the notice so we...
Feb 13th, 2012
Nigeria’s ruling party candidate has been elected governor of President Goodluck Jonathan’s home state, election officials said on Sunday, ending months of political uncertainty over who is in charge of the oil-producing state. The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Henry Dic...
Feb 5th, 2012
Reports from the Niger Delta region of Nigeria say an oil pipeline has been attacked and left ruptured and burning. The Nigerian militant group that goes by the acronym MEND said it carried out Saturday’s attack on the Italian-owned pipeline. In an e-mail message to journalists, it promised mor...
Jan 1st, 2012
Lagos – More than 50 people were killed on Saturday following clashes between two neighbouring communities in Nigeria’s south-eastern Ebonyi state, a government spokesperson said. “An upward of 50 people were killed when a group of people from Ezza community attacked residents of ne...
Dec 4th, 2011
Lagos – A Nigerian rights group on Saturday reported fresh spills from a pipeline operated by Agip, the local subsidiary of Italian oil group Eni, in a community in the southern oil state of Bayelsa. The Environmental Rights Action (ERA)/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (FoEN), said in a statement ...
Apr 4th, 2011
BREGA, Libya – Rebel fighters pushed back into this hard-fought oil town on Monday, seizing half of Brega and pledging to drive out Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s forces in hours in an advance that would open a vital conduit for oil sales by the oppostion. Control of Brega’s small ...