Chevron 2012 rig explosion: Koluama youths seek out-of-court resolution of conflict

Seven years after a gas explosion at Chevron’s oilfield off Bayelsa coastline, youths from Koluama have proposed an out-of-court settlement of conflicts caused by the incident of January 2012.
The position of the youths was contained in a letter to the Commanding Officer of the Front Operations Naval Base Koluama 2 made available in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

Ambode presents N852.13b 2019 budget to Lagos Assembly

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has presented N852.13 billion as the 2019 budget to the state House of Assembly.
The governor in his presentation on Tuesday said that the budget was projected to consolidate on the economic gains made so far by capitalising on realistic, budget-friendly programmes and projects.
He explained that the projected total revenue for 2019 is N775.231billion, of which N606.291 billion is expected to be generated internally.

Aghoro community in Bayelsa raises alarm over SPDC’s breach of spill compensation procedure

The people of Aghoro 1 community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State has kicked against the breach of oil spill procedures in the leak that occurred in the area on May 17, 2018.
It would be recalled that a leak on the Trans Ramos Pipeline that ruptured spilled about 1,114 barrels of crude oil into the environment.
The oil spill which occurred at an oilfield operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) had impacted and polluted an estimated area of 113.03 hectares.

Obi brought SABmiller to Nigeria, not International Brewery, says aide

By Valentine Amanze

NADDC, ATBU train 94 mechanics on modern vehicles’ repair

By Ahmed Ahmed

Customs seizes N22.7m contraband, declares Zone D unit no-go-area for smugglers

By Ahmed Ahmed

The Nigeria Customs Service has declared Federal Operations Units Zone D Bauchi as no-go-area for smugglers.
It also seized contraband goods worth N22.7 million from December 2018 to January 2019 in Bauchi.

Nigerian ports inefficient, loses N20b yearly, says Atiku

•Dares APC to account for stewardship

Obi woos marime stakeholers

Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, addressing maritime stakeholders at the National Theater, Lagos on Wednesday.

Tonga: Whole country cut off from Facebook, YouTube


Tonga has been plunged into virtual cyber darkness after an undersea cable broke, cutting off the Pacific island kingdom from almost all cell phone and Internet services.
While life without the Internet may be considered a paradise for many, Tonga relies heavily on links with the outside world for daily supplies and vital tourist earnings, and faced "an absolute disaster" as officials struggled to fix the problem.

Massive fraud in Lagos: LWC spent N24m on grass cutting, N70m on MD’s office renovation

. AUPCTRE kicks against water privatisation

By Valentine Amanze