Father, son, arraigned for attacking Ikeja Electric staff

A father and his son were arraigned before a Magistrate court in Agbowa, on Thursday, 30th May 2019, for assaulting staff of Ikeja Electric while carrying out their duties in Oluhunda Community... Read more »

Senate orders Shell to pay N6.9bn to Niger Delta communities

Damilola Shittu – Abuja The Senate has directed the Shell Petroleum Development Company to respect its earlier resolution which mandated it to pay N6, 936,899,900 to some oil producing communities in the... Read more »

Ikeja Electric, SLOT Foundation to empower 40 youths

Leading Electricity Distribution Company, Ikeja Electric (IE), has partnered with foremost mobile phones sales/support services company, Slot Foundation, to train 40 youths on repairs of Phones, Laptops and other mobile devices. The... Read more »

CSR: Eko Disco donates food items to orphanages

The General Manager, Corporate Communications, Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), Mr Godwin Idemudia, said the company distributed food items to orphanages in 10 districts within its network. Idumudia said on Thursday, in... Read more »

21 contractors to begin Ogoni clean-up in two weeks

Damilola Shittu – Abuja The much-awaited clean-up of the Ogoniland in Rivers State will commence fully by the end of this month, the Federal Government said on Wednesday. The government, through the... Read more »

Stop intimidating us, Bayelsa community tells Shell 

Esther Abiola – Yenagoa A community in Bayelsa State, Agoro 1, has accused Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of neglecting them after an oil spillage. Lead Consultant to the community, Furoebi Akene,... Read more »

Total, NNPC inaugurate solar system in centre for ‘special children’

By Damilola Shittu Energy giant, Total, the Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) and other ancillary companies have commissioned alternative energy, solar system at the Don Guanella Center, at Nnebukwu community in Oguta... Read more »

Shell appeals court’s order on MD, others –Official

Shell Petroleum Development Company has appealed a Rivers State High Court order sentencing its Managing Director, Mr. Osagie Okunbor, and two others to three months imprisonment for contempt of court. The News... Read more »

FG earmarks $177m for Ogoni cleanup

By Damilola Shittu The Federal Government on Monday announced that it had raised the sum of $177m out of the $1bn required for the cleanup of Ogoni land in the Niger Delta... Read more »

Shell’s oil spill polluted over 113 hectares in Bayelsa –Report

Leakage from an oilfield operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) at Aghoro community in Bayelsa has discharged some 1,114 barrels of crude oil into the environment. The leakage has adversely affected... Read more »