ASSIGNING OIL BLOCS TO INDIVIDUALS IOCS UNCONSTITUTIONAL SAYS FALANA

•  Asks Buhari to stop practice     • Calls for allocation to only federal and state governments Chineme Okafor in AbujaRenowned lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana SAN, has said the practice of allocating crude oil blocks to individuals and International Oil Companies (IOCs) by the federal government is against the constitution of Nigeria, and should be stopped. Falana, in this regards asked President Muhammadu Buhari, to henceforth allocate oil blocks only to the federal and state governments, saying that those who got oil blocks often got more money from the blocks than…

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AMBUSHED OIL WORKERS: CORPSES OF 18 SOLDIERS, 30 OTHERS ARRIVE MAIDUGURI HOSPITAL

Kayode Idowu Forty-eight corpses of persons killed by Boko Haram insurgents during an oil exploration to the Lake Chad Basin have been brought to the Maiduguri Teaching Hospital in the Borno State capital. Sources at the UMTH and the Maimalari Army Barrack told The PUNCH that the corpses were brought into Maiduguri from the scene of the attack. The corpses brought include 18 soldiers, 15 Civilian JTF, five university staff and four NNPC drivers. Also six persons who were wounded in the attack but escaped to somewhere in Yobe State…

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GBARAMATU LEADER THREATENS TO RESUME ATTACKS ON OIL INSTALLATIONS

By Ameh Comrade Godwin on July 10, 2017@dailypostngr A community leader in Gbaramatu kingdom, Godspower Gbenekama, has stated that the people of the Niger Delta will resume attacks on oil facilities if Nigerian government continues to ignore them. Reuters reports that Gbenekama, who spoke on behalf of the people of the region, said no one can be assured that nothing will happen in the Delta. “The people of the Niger Delta can hold this government or any government to ransom because we are the people feeding the nation,” Gbenekama said.…

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