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The World’s Dirtiest Cities

Dirtiest cities in the World

Do you know that African cities are among the dirtiest cities in the world? In this article we take a look at the world’s dirtiest cities and why they are regarded as the dirtiest. Pollution is one of the most dangerous issues plaguing the world today. Water pollution causes a decline of safe drinking water. Air pollution leads to health ...

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NPDC loses N1.5 trillion to attacks on assets

NPDC loses N1.5 trillion to attacks on assets

The Guardian reports that the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), the exploration and production subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), lost about N1.5 trillion to attacks on its facilities from January till date. According to The Guardian, the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, who disclosed this at the opening ceremony of the 2016 NNPC security ...

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Delta community demands N855 million from NPDC

Delta State worried about relocation of 26 oil firms

New Telegraph reports that Oghior community in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State, demanded a compensation of N855 million from the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) for allegedly failing to contain an oil spillage that occurred in September from militants or its operations in the community. According to New Telegraph, the President-General of the community, Hon. Wisdom Ghagara, while warning ...

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Okirighwre Community in Delta cries out over oil spill, alleges huge loss

The Guardian reports that the Okirighwre Community in Sapele Local Council Delta State has expressed concern over recent oil spillage in its domain which it alleged destroyed livestock and crops worth millions of naira. According to The Guardian, the community also accused an oil company operating in the area of shabby response to the incident, saying its attitude to the ...

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Kachikwu fears Dangote refinery will turn govt refineries to scraps

Kachikwu fears Dangote refinery will turn govt refineries to scraps

New Telegraph reports that the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday expressed fear that the completion of Dangote Refinery would turn the country’s refineries to scraps. According to New Telegraph, Kachikwu, who spoke at a two-day stakeholder consultation meeting on draft National Gas Policy and National Oil Policy in Abuja, was of the opinion that the ...

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