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Nigerian University Unveils ‘Environmentally Friendly’ Car

AFRICANGLOBE - The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) on the weekend unveiled a car that was manufactured by the institution's Department of Mechanical Engineering. While unveiling the car to journalists, the Head of Department, Dr. Mohammed Dauda, said the car is environment friendly.

U.S. Crude Oil Import From Nigeria Declines By 93 Percent

AFRICANGLOBE - The United States' import of crude oil from Nigeria and Algeria have declined by 93 per cent since 2010, the U.S Energy Information Administration (IEA), has said. Meanwhile, Nigeria's oil production may have recorded a major setback, as the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) shut its Trans-Niger Pipeline (TNP), which supplies products to the Bonny export terminal.

Shell Case Shows Failure of Nigerian Judiciary

AFRICANGLOBE - The decision by The Hague over Shell's liability for polluting in the Niger Delta shows that justice is possible - but it is extremely hard to achieve if you are taking on a massive multinational, says Amnesty International's Africa programme director Audrey Gaughran.

Nigerian Firms Buying Out Foreign Oil Companies

AFRICANGLOBE - Three international oil companies (IOCs) - Shell, Total and Eni (Agip) - have raked in $2.569 billion (N411.04 billion) from the sale...

Nigeria’s Stolen Oil

Nigeria is the world capital of oil theft, at least according to The Economist. However, because the government does not know how many barrels...

Shell to Invest $4 Billion in Two Oil and Gas Projects...

Royal Dutch Shell Plc, operator of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of Nigeria, Thursday said it would invest about $4 billion with its joint...

Nigerian President Accuses Shell of Polluting Niger Delta

President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed deep concern over environmental pollution in the Niger Delta owing to oil exploration and asked Shell Petroleum Development Company...

Shell Accused of Funding Clashes, Armed Gangs in Nigeria

AN industry watchdog, Platform of London has accused Royal Dutch Shell, the parent company of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) of funding armed gangs, which had fuelled human rights abuses in Nigeria.

'Shell Paid Soldiers to Suppress and Kill Nigerian Protesters in Ogoniland'

Documents that have emerged from court cases against oil giant, Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of Nigeria reveal that in the 1990s it routinely worked with Nigeria's military to suppress resistance to its activities, often from activists in Ogoniland, in the delta region, some of them ending in deaths

Nigerian Oil Production Soars

Nigeria's crude oil export has recorded a major boost as Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has lifted force majeure on about 300,000 barrels per...