While receiving the Oba of Ogbaland, Gov. Wike observed that most communities take to violence and think it is the best way for them to get what they want from any company.
Civil Society Organizations committed to environmental justice in Nigeria have declared that the Petroleum Industry Act recently assented to by President Buhari neglects community concerns and strengthens oil companies operating in the heavily petroleum polluted Niger Delta region.
Policy Alert has faulted President Buhari’s assent to the Petroleum Industry Act 2021, urging communities to test the provisions of the Act before the courts.
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Petroleum Industry Bill 2021 into law without resolving the rift that the passage of its watery version caused some weeks back.
Nomalcy has returned to Shell Petroleum Development Company’s (SPDC) Beniseide Flow station following the intervention of Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the state government’s investment in Oil Mining License (OML) 11 is aimed at promoting the interest of host stakeholder communities and ensure peace for the operation of the oil facility.