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Tife Owolabi

UPDATE 1-Nigeria's Nembe oil pipeline hit by shutdown, protests

May 06 2019

YENAGOA, Nigeria, May 6 Oil facilities in Nigeria's Nembe region have been hit by a shutdown and protests which began on Sunday, operator Aiteo said on Monday, including a major crude pipeline and a logistics base.

Two Shell oil workers rescued after Nigeria Delta region kidnapping: police

Apr 30 2019

LAGOS Two Royal Dutch Shell oil workers who were kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta region last week have been rescued, a police spokesman and Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) said on Tuesday.

Governor election counting halted in southern Nigeria oil state

Mar 10 2019

YENAGOA, Nigeria Counting in the vote to elect the governor of the oil-rich southern Nigerian state of Rivers was suspended on Sunday, the electoral commission said, following violence at polling stations and collation centers.

Governor election counting halted in southern Nigeria oil state

Mar 10 2019

YENAGOA, Nigeria March 10 Counting in the vote to elect the governor of the oil-rich southern Nigerian state of Rivers was suspended on Sunday, the electoral commission said, following violence at polling stations and collation centres.

Nigerian militant group claims 'warning' strike on Conoil facility

Jan 06 2019

YENAGOA, Nigeria A Nigerian militant group said on Sunday it had carried out an as yet unconfirmed warning strike on an oil facility owned by local energy firm Conoil on Friday in the southern state of Bayelsa.

Nigeria ruling party launches President Buhari's re-election campaign

Dec 28 2018

Uyo, Nigeria Nigeria's ruling party held a rally to mark the launch of President Muhammadu Buhari's re-election bid on Friday in the southern city of Uyo, hours after naming a campaign team which includes Africa's richest man.

Nigeria's opposition PDP selects Abubakar as 2019 presidential election looms

Oct 07 2018

PORT HARCOURT Atiku Abubakar won on Sunday almost half the votes cast in a primary race to become the main opposition challenger to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in next year's elections, party officials said.

RPT-UPDATE 2-Nigeria's opposition PDP selects Abubakar as 2019 presidential election looms

Oct 07 2018

PORT HARCOURT, Oct 7 Atiku Abubakar won on Sunday almost half the votes cast in a primary race to become the main opposition challenger to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in next year's elections, party officials said.

Nigeria's opposition PDP selects Abubakar as 2019 presidential election

Oct 07 2018

PORT HARCOURT Atiku Abubakar won on Sunday almost half the votes cast in a primary race to become the main opposition challenger to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in next year's elections, party officials said.

Appeal court rules Nigerians cannot pursue Shell spill claim in England

Feb 14 2018

LONDON/YENAGOA, Nigeria The Court of Appeal in London ruled on Wednesday that two Nigerian communities cannot pursue Royal Dutch Shell in English courts over oil spills in Nigeria's Delta region.

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