Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has accused international oil companies of backing a conspiracy theory that the Niger Delta is unsafe.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has called for a 10% allocation for host communities in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
A Nigerian militant group has issued a warning to operations in the Niger Delta, including pipelines and vessels.
Rivers State Nyesom Wike has accused the federal government of driving the Ogoni clean up programme forward only when it is politically expedient.
The governor of Rivers State has claimed victory over Shell’s local subsidiary at OML 11.
Nigeria’s Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has called for oil company and government personnel to follow rules and document procedures in order to tackle the pandemic.
Three international oil companies have committed to building a COVID-19 treatment centre in the Bonny local government area (LGA).
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has declared a total lockdown on Port Harcourt and the Obio and Akpor local government areas, in a bid to tackle the spread of coronavirus.
Rivers State has released the group of ExxonMobil employees it accused of entering the state in defiance of the lockdown intended to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Rivers State has arrested 22 ExxonMobil employees for violating quarantine by entering the area from Akwa Ibom.
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has ordered Caverton Helicopters to halt operations in the state, as the row over a flight into Port Harcourt escalated.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has personally overseen the arrest of two pilots from Caverton Offshore Support Group for illegally moving people into the Nigerian state.