Archive for June, 2009

Tuesday 30th June 2009

 Expat abducted in Imo  Forcados fire confirmed by JTF  Shell suspends operations in Delta and Bayelsa  Yar’Adua moves to speed up amnesty for Okah  YRD wants rehab centres at UN standards ... Read More

Monday 29th June 2009

 Shell facilities in Forcados on fire  Amnesty to start on August 6  Army will ceasefire for amnesty  Okah will be freed only if Angola agree Read More  Read More →

Cheat Sheet Week 26 2009

Monday 22 June 2009 MEND claim 3 attacks on Shell:  MEND said on Sunday it had attacked Shell pipelines in Adamakiri and Kulu, Rivers State followed by  a claim to have attacked the offshore Shell Afremo... Read More

Friday 26th June 2009

 MEND strike Shell – again!  Amnesty announced at last  NNPC deny crude oil shortfall  Chief’s Briefs change of service Read More  Read More →

Thursday 25th June 2009

 MEND claim another assault on Shell  Medvedev, MEND and millions of $’s  Russia signs nuclear deal  Oil production takes a beating  YRD to offer amnesty today  Asari released ... Read More

Wednesday 24th June 2009

 Dokubo Asari arrested  Media say militants and FG meet over amnesty  Militants arrested for Agip attack  MEND respond  Russia and Nigeria to sign gas and nuclear deals  Spain eyes oil... Read More

Tuesday 23rd June 2009

 Panic in Port Harcourt  Army denies talks with militants  Amnesty announcement still expected  Nigeria won’t free arms plane  Related: Containers with arms seized in Calabar  First-Quarter... Read More

Monday 22nd June 2009

 MEND claim 3 attacks on Shell  Weapons in impounded plane ‘meant for militants’  Amnesty – who gets one?  G8 invites YRD  Nigeria-Russia to sign industrial, oil &... Read More

Cheat Sheet Week 25 2009

Monday 15 June 2009 British hostage freed – finally!: Matthew Maguire, kidnapped on 9 september 2008 from the HD Blue Ocean was finally freed on 12 June 2009. Ransom request for Filipinos taken off... Read More

Friday 19th June 2009

 MEND claim fresh pipeline attack  Shell confirms pipeline breach  Amnesty details to be announced next week  Attacks to persist but are the militants divided?  Police foil theft of six... Read More

Thursday 18th June 2009

 Gun battle in Akwa Ibom  MEND claim attack on Shell pipeline  President calls emergency meeting on amnesty  MEND urges JTF to allow reporters to visit oil facilities  Chevron begins de-manning... Read More

Wednesday 17th June 2009

 Army denies extra judicial killings  Ateke, Yar’Adua, Amaechi, Asari and the amnesty  Opposition urges FG to expose militants’ backers  ‘Anti-kidnap’ squad coming  Despite... Read More

Cheat Sheet Week 24 2009

Monday 8 June 2009 MEND again warn foreign workers to leave:  MEND in a statement again warned foreign oil employees to leave the region or face “Hurricane Piper Alpha”. HRW slam YRD, corruption... Read More

Tuesday 16th June 2009

 Expat kidnapped from Obigbo  MEND threaten to widen area of attacks  MEND threaten international football tournament  MEND claim war crimes proof in video  Major militant may accept amnesty ... Read More

Monday 15th June 2009

 British hostage freed – finally!  Ransom request for Filipinos taken off Bakassi  Related:  Philippines lifts deployment ban to Nigeria  Former hostages sue employer  Chevron tightens... Read More

Wednesday 10th June 2009

 British hostage to be freed – again  MEND claim attack at Chevron facility  Military confirms Chevron facility fire, denies it is sabotage  MEND bite back at Abubakar Read More  Read More →

Tuesday 9th June 2009

 JTF advise caution as MEND deadline expires  Delta freedom ‘fight club’  Shell, Nigerian families settle suit for $15.5 million Read More  Read More →

Monday 8th June 2009

 MEND again warn foreign workers to leave  HRW slam YRD, corruption fight and rights abuse  Three killed in ethnic clashes  Dutch navy escorting freed Nigerian tugboat  Virgin brand to go... Read More

Cheat Sheet Week 23 2009

Monday 1 June 2009 MEND may release British hostage: MEND in a statement said to release Matthew Mcquire in honor of his birthday.   Troops destroy militant  camp: JTF said to have discovered and destroyed... Read More

Friday 5th June 2009

Chief Oyibo’s other half pointed out that he has not taken a full day off since 5th September 2007.  Upon checking his diary he realized that this was, in fact, accurate.  Read More  Read More →

Thursday 4th June 2009

 Amnesty plan finalised  Abia ask JTF to aid in fight against kidnapping  Prison break in Enugu  U.S. judge cancels N.Y. hearing in Shell trial Read More  Read More →

Wednesday 3rd June 2009

 JTF alerts on MEND’s smear campaign  Bayelsa community residents flee in fear of JTF  Niweigha: Group accuse police of premeditated killing  Security agencies go after Tompolo’s... Read More

Tuesday 2nd June 2009

 British hostage still held  Lebanese shot in foiled kidnap attempt  Government retake Nitel Read More  Read More →

Monday 1st June 2009

 MEND may release British hostage  Troops destroy militant camp  MEND’s conditions for accepting amnesty  Militant apologizes to oil companies  Nigeria: Oil change needed? Read More  Read More →

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