Dec 18th, 2012
Residents of Ijedodo community in Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State have continued to flee the community in droves, following Monday night pipeline explosion that rocked the community. They took the option of relocating from the community when they saw that the inferno that resulted from the e...
In East Africa
Aug 4th, 2012
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — South Sudan and Sudan announced Saturday that they have struck a deal over the south’s exportation of oil through Sudan’s pipelines and the distribution of oil revenues. A disagreement over oil sharing prompted South Sudan to shut down its oil production in J...
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 19th, 2011
A Nigerian militant group on Wednesday denied issuing a threat of attacks on fuel depots and transporters and said it was investigating how the warning had been sent from its email address. The threat on Tuesday of a “ferocious attack” led the military to urge companies in the downstream ...
Dec 6th, 2010
LAGOS — Nigerian militants on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack on a pipeline in the country’s main oil-producing region, but authorities had not confirmed the information. “NDLF soldiers have struck the major pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Company near Ba...
Nov 23rd, 2010
Nigeria’s main militant group said on Tuesday it had attacked a pipeline feeding the Warri oil refinery in the Niger Delta at the weekend, the latest in a string of attacks on Africa’s biggest oil and gas industry. “On Sunday, November 21, 2010, at about 0200, fighters of the Moveme...