Ogoni threaten bloodshed over oil plans

by OKORO CHINEDU, LAGOS(CAJ News) – THE tensions characterising the Ogoni people of Nigeria and energy companies could take a tragic dimension following threats by locals to resist the resumpti...

Troops slay pirates at Niger Delta

From EMEKA OKONKWO ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN troops have killed four suspected sea robbers during operations in the oil-rich Niger Delta. Troops of the Operation DELTA SAFE (OPDS) ambushed t...

Army slays militants in Nigeria’s oil hub

From EMEKA OKONKWO ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN troops have gunned down an alleged leader of a militant gang in the oil-rich Niger Delta. Soldiers repelled an attack by the gang, led by Ossy Ib...

Electoral officer arraigned for Nigeria poll fraud

From EMEKA OKONKWO ABUJA, (CAJ News) – A SERVING Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) official has been remanded in custody for allegedly taking bribes from a now disgraced former m...

Blame apportioned as Nigerian ships sink with oil

From EMEKA OKONKWO ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA’S Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has absolved itself from the sinking of two ships at the centre of controversy with an auctionin...

Defections reach fever pitch

From EMEKA OKONKWO ABUJA, (CAJ News) – A prominent Nigerian oil industry executive, legal advocate and statesman has quit the opposition and joined the ruling All Progressives Congress. Chief B...

Investors to demand answers over oil scandal

From OKORO CHINEDU LAGOS, (CAJ News) – In the wake of a major oil scandal by overseas companies operating in Nigeria, shareholders have been urged to demand steps taken by companies to address ...

Courts to rule on oil subsidy scam

From EMEKA OKONKWO ABUJA, (CAJ News) – A  court is on Friday to deliver judgment on a N1,05 billion (US$3,42 million) subsidy fraud suit instituted against two directors of oil marketing compan...
EFCC

Ex-Nigeria oil boss challenges forex seizure

EMEKA OKONKWO ABUJA, (CAJ News) – FORMER Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Managing Director, Engineer Andrew Yakubu, is seeking the forfeiture of vast amounts of foreign currency anticor...
Oil theft

Resource wars, economic slide worsen Nigeria misery

EMEKA OKONKWO ABUJA, (CAJ News) – ESCALATING resource-based conflicts and a receding economy are exacerbating the woes of Nigeria, the continent’s most populous nation battling a deadly campaig...