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Breaking News:  Pirates abduct two US sailors off Nigerian coast
   
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Port Harcourt :: Nigeria | updated 2013-10-27 13:37:57 -0700 | disasters-news

Securities sources said Thursday that pirates seized an oil supply vessel off the Nigerian coast and kidnapped two US citizens, the captain and chief engineer. It is assumed that the men are being held hostage for ransom. Reuters reports that...
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Port Harcourt :: Nigeria | updated 2013-07-31 06:12:52 -0700 | disasters-news

COMMUNITY groups in the Niger Delta, Nigeria's polluted oil and gas region, are currently bracing to rise in a sustainable protest against oil exploration and exploitation in the area. They are being galvanized by Environmental Rights Action (ERA), a foremost...
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Breaking News: HOT AIR IN NIGERIA OVER MASSIVE BONGA OIL SPILL
   
Posted by: AkanimoReports

Port Harcourt :: Nigeria | updated 2013-07-26 06:44:50 -0700 | disasters-news

PROCEEDINGS at an environmental training workshop and capacity building for civil society groups on offshore oil exploration and exploitation in Nigeria and , Its Impact on lives and livelihoods, was characterized with some hot exchanges between pro and anti-establishment groups...
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Breaking News: SHELL: SECURITY FORCES OPEN FIRE ON PROTESTING OGONI COMMUNITY
   
Posted by: AkanimoReports

Port Harcourt :: Nigeria | updated 2012-11-30 07:37:17 -0800 | disasters-news

ARMED security forces protecting the interest of the Anglo-Dutch oil and gas major, Shell, on Friday, opened fire on a protesting Ogoni community in the Rivers State axis of Southern Nigeria. The community, Eleme, was protesting against the presence of...
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Breaking News: NIGER DELTA MILITANTS EXPLODE AGAIN!
   
Posted by: AkanimoReports

Port Harcourt :: Nigeria | updated 2012-11-01 06:30:05 -0700 | disasters-news

SOME unrepentant militants of the Niger Delta, Nigeria's main oil and gas region, on the platform of the Joint Revolutionary Council (JRC), broke their long silence since the amnesty programme took effect, on Tuesday, saying the oil region is still...
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Port Harcourt :: Nigeria | updated 2012-10-19 08:07:19 -0700 | disasters-news

NNIMMO Bassey, Chair of the Friends of the Earth International (FoEI), a global federation of environmental rights advocacy groups, and the Executive Director of the foremost environmental rights group in Nigeria, Environmental Rights Action (ERA), has sharply disagreed with the...
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Port Harcourt :: Nigeria | updated 2012-10-03 13:32:32 -0700 | disasters-news

CHAIRMAN of Nigeria's Governors' Forum and Governor of Rivers State, one of the key oil and gas producers in Southern Nigeria, Chibuike Amaechi, has lashed out at the Federal Government, saying the measures they put in place to combat environmental...
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Port Harcourt :: Nigeria | updated 2012-07-27 03:22:30 -0700 | disasters-news

THE Rivers State wing of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, an opposition party, and the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are currently not on the same page on the assassination of the Chairman of the All Nigeria Peoples Party,...
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Breaking News: FRESH ASSASSINATION IN RIVERS SHOCKS GOV. AMAECHI
   
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Port Harcourt :: Nigeria | updated 2012-07-27 03:23:03 -0700 | disasters-news

THE seeming return of hired political killers in Rivers State, a frontline oil and gas producing state in Southern Nigeria, is currently unsettling the state Governor, Chibuike Amaechi. Between 2002 and 2007, the state was a hot bed of politically...
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Breaking News: TERRORISM ESCALATING IN NIGERIA
   
Posted by: AkanimoReports

Port Harcourt :: Nigeria | updated 2012-07-27 03:25:56 -0700 | disasters-news

ACTS of terrorism are currently escalating in Nigeria, the most populous black country in the world. Besides the ongoing menace of the politically inspired bombings and killings of the Boko Haram, an Islamic terrorist group, environmental terrorism is equally on...
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Breaking News: NIGERIA: OGONI NOT YET FREE FROM COLONIALISM, SAYS MOSOP
   
Posted by: AkanimoReports

Port Harcourt :: Nigeria | updated 2012-07-26 17:14:22 -0700 | disasters-news

KINSMEN of the late Ken Saro-Wiwa, a renowned environmental campaigner who was extra-judicially executed by a military dictatorship in Nigeria, on November 10, 1995, have said that they are not yet free from the legacy of the British Empire. President...
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Breaking News: OIL EXPLORATION PROJECTS WORRY AFRICAN LEADERS
   
Posted by: AkanimoReports

Port Harcourt :: Nigeria | updated 2012-07-26 17:47:50 -0700 | disasters-news

COMMUNITY leaders and intellectuals from 10 African countries, including Nigeria, have expressed serious concerns over on-going oil exploration projects across the continent. Among the 10 countries are, Congo, Ghana, Liberia, Mozambique, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Togo. They...
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Breaking News: 10 FEARED DEAD IN PORT HARCOURT BOMB EXPLOSION
   
Posted by: AkanimoReports

Port Harcourt :: Nigeria | updated 2012-07-27 22:47:07 -0700 | disasters-news

TEN persons were feared killed in a suspected bomb explosion on Thursday, that ruptured the peace of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. But the police in the state however, claimed that only one person died. City dwellers are suspecting...
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Port Harcourt :: Nigeria | updated 2012-07-27 16:56:51 -0700 | disasters-news

AT the current oil price of $106 per barrel, Nembe, an Ijaw community in Bayelsa State, the home state of Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan, appears to be contributing not less than N1.43 billion daily to the national till. In US...
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Port Harcourt :: Nigeria | updated 2012-07-26 19:47:49 -0700 | disasters-news

THE opposition Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in Rivers State has raised an alarm that the rich oil and gas state, was no longer safe for unfettered socio-economic activities in spite of billions of naira pumped into the security sector...
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