In the heart of the Niger Delta region in Nigeria, one name has reverberated through the corridors of power, local communities, and the oil industry for years - Ateke Tom.
Often described as a militant leader turned peacemaker, Ateke Tom's life has been shrouded in controversy, mystery, and intrigue. Read more here.
Ijaw Elders Forum (IEF) leaders have urged Heineken Lokpobiri, the Minister of State (Oil), to address environmental damage that is purportedly brought on by oil corporations in their area.
The organisation made the request in a statement of congratulations to the minister that was written on Tuesday in Yenagoa and co-signed by its chairman, Chief Bukazi Etete, and secretary, Efiye Bribena. Read more here.
In order to combat the threat of oil theft in the Niger Delta, the "Kungiyar Mutanen Arewa" forum in the North has urged cooperation between Tantita security forces and the Nigerian Navy.
This came as the group denounced the recent detention of some Tantita security personnel by a section of the Nigerian Navy for an alleged effort to steal oil. Read more here.
The Defence Headquarters reports that during the past two weeks, Operation Delta Safe personnel discovered and demolished 89 illicit refinery facilities in the Niger Delta.
While providing an update on military activities around the nation on Thursday in Abuja, Maj.-Gen. Edward Buba, Director of Defence Media activities, made this known. Read more here.
Tight supply conditions were the driving force behind this increase, largely attributed to oil production cuts in Saudi Arabia and Russia. Read more here.
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