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Shell’s healthcare drive in Bayelsa reaches 5,000 beneficiaries

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About 5,000 persons in Oloibiri area of Bayelsa State have benefitted from a health outreach organised by The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) Joint Venture in furtherance of its Health-in-Motion campaign. Working closely with the Bayelsa State Government, Ogbia Local Government Council and other partners, SPDC took the comprehensive health outreach to 18 communities giving the beneficiaries ...

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String of deaths trails decade-old Agip pipelines explosions

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The Environmental/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has demanded a Federal Government probe of explosions caused by Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) operations in several communities in Bayelsa State where the company has facilities. The group is also calling on government to revoke the company’s operational license. According to ERA/FoEN, explosions from Agip pipelines and resultant deaths were recorded since ...

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60 pupils bag Shell’s special secondary school scholarship

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Sixty pupils from primary schools in the Niger Delta states of Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers were on Friday (September 4) awarded full secondary school scholarships under the ‘Cradle-to-Career’ (C2C) programme run by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) operated Joint Venture. They are the latest beneficiaries in a scholarship scheme that has placed 360 bright children in ...

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Bayelsa backs assessment study of polluted sites

The Bayelsa State Government has announced its readiness to support the commencement of an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) study of communities devastated by oil pollution in Bayelsa and other states in the Niger Delta region by the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources with the donation of an office complex in the state capital. The assessment of the impacted communities of ...

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Confusion as Bayelsa evicts displaced persons from flood camps

As the flood that ravaged the entire Bayelsa State finally recedes, many of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) were contemplating on how to live their lives after the flood. While many of them left voluntarily for fishing and farming activities, others waited for government support for proper resettlement. This, however, was not the case as the Bayelsa State Government, through ...

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Jonathan assures flood victims, 54,363 registered in Bayelsa, Rivers states

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday encouraged the Internally Displaced People (IDP) in Bayelsa State not to give up hope, that the Federal Government is committed in helping and ensuring their rehabilitation. He stated this in one of IDP camps at the Samson Siasia Stadium, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, during a tour of states affected by the nationwide flood disaster. Meanwhile, the ...

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Flood: Fears of famine as East-West highway is threatened

The Delta State Government has expressed fears that, following the extensive flooding being experienced in the state, famine is looming, and that the East may be cut off from the rest of the country. The over two weeks of ravaging flood in the state, besides claiming the lives of a traditional ruler as well as over 10 others, has submerged houses, ...

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