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2015-01-09 16:22:55


2013-05-16 23:00:19

Author announces new marketing campaign for ‘The Coastal Niger Delta’ Les Mureaux, France (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 In the 2012 book, “The

2011-01-27 15:41:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Award winning Director Jeta Amata has collaborated with thirty year veteran and award winning filmmaker Suzanne DeLaurentiis to produce a feature film called Black Gold: Struggle for the Niger Delta.

2009-03-25 01:23:46

Last-minute negotiations between Nigerian oil workers unions and government officials headed off a strike, at least temporarily, an official said Tuesday. Bayo Olowoshile, secretary-general of the Petroleum and Gas Senior Staff Association, told the Voice of America the unions agreed to give the government more time to fulfill its pledge on improving security in the oil fields in the restive Niger Delta. Yes, we will be willing to give the government a little time, Olowoshile said.

2008-09-01 06:00:10

The main militant group in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta said over the weekend that it had launched a series of reprisal attacks against the army and that 29 soldiers and six of its own members had been killed in the fighting.

2008-07-29 21:00:22

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAGOS, Nigeria - Royal Dutch Shell PLC said today it may not be able to fulfill some oil-export contracts after Nigerian militants sabotaged a pipeline in the Niger Delta.

2008-06-20 14:35:00

Royal Dutch Shell announced they would shut down oil production at an offshore Nigerian facility after an armed attack on Thursday by a powerful militant group from the Delta region.

2008-06-19 12:00:20

An attack Thursday by a militant group on an offshore oil facility in Nigeria has resulted in the site being shut down, Shell Oil Co. officials said.

2006-09-03 03:04:41

By Estelle Shirbon OPOROZA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Masked rebels from Nigeria's oil producing Niger Delta vowed revenge against the government and oil companies during the weekend funerals in remote mangrove forests of nine militants killed by troops.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]