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Appeal court rules Nigerians cannot pursue Shell spill claim in England

14 Feb 2018

LONDON/YENAGOA, Nigeria The Court of Appeal in London ruled on Wednesday that two Nigerian communities cannot pursue Royal Dutch Shell in English courts over oil spills in Nigeria's Delta region.

Nigerian militants threaten oil rig attacks within days

17 Jan 2018

YENAGOA/LAGOS, Nigeria Nigerian militants threatened on Wednesday to attack off-shore oil facilities within days, raising fears of a repeat of a 2016 wave of violence that helped push Africa's biggest economy into recession.

Four Britons kidnapped in Nigeria's Delta state: police

18 Oct 2017

YENAGOA, Nigeria Four Britons have been kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Delta state, a police official said on Wednesday.

Hundreds of protesters storm Shell oil facility in Niger Delta

12 Aug 2017

AKUKU-TORU, Nigeria Hundreds of Nigerians stormed a crude oil facility and gas plant owned by Shell in the Niger Delta on Friday demanding jobs and infrastructure development, a Reuters witness said.

Peace at risk in Nigeria's oil heartlands as locals' patience wears thin

09 Jul 2017

KINGDOM OF GBARAMATU, Nigeria The Nigerian government's efforts to secure peace in the oil heartlands of the Niger Delta are empty promises, community leaders say, threatening a return to violence that would derail any broader recovery in the crude-dependent economy.

New militant group threatens Niger Delta oil war - in Latin

14 Jun 2017

YENAGOA, Nigeria Striking self-assurance, a penchant for hyperbole and a working knowledge of Latin - these are the hallmarks of the latest group of militants to emerge in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta.

New militant group threatens Niger Delta oil war - in Latin

14 Jun 2017

YENAGOA, Nigeria, June 14 Striking self-assurance, a penchant for hyperbole and a working knowledge of Latin - these are the hallmarks of the latest group of militants to emerge in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta.

Nigerian oil labor union calls for Exxon Mobil shutdown in Delta

19 May 2017

YENAGOA, Nigeria A Nigerian labor union on Friday called for the shutdown of all Exxon Mobil Corp facilities in the Niger Delta, a union representative said.

Nigerian oil labour union calls for Exxon Mobil shutdown in Delta

19 May 2017

YENAGOA, Nigeria, May 19 A Nigerian oil labour union on Friday called for the shutdown of all Exxon Mobil Corp facilities in the Niger Delta, a union representative said.

Six soldiers killed in new clash in Nigeria's oil hub - army

05 May 2017

YENAGOA, Nigeria At least six Nigerian soldiers have been killed in new military campaign against militants in the country's restive Niger Delta oil hub, security officials said on Friday.

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