PIB’s chances of solving host communities’ problems get slimmer – Businessday NG
by admin on April 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm
The chances of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) to address problems in the oil sector, especially those which have to do with host communities, have got slimmer as host communities and some Civil Societies (CSO) have rejected the Bill for not accommodating their interests.
PIB: Host Communities in free-for-all at Reps’ public hearing over leadership (Updated) – Vanguard News
by admin on April 1, 2021 at 4:37 pm
Room 028, the venue of the public hearing on the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB was thrown into pandemonium on Thursday following a fight by some members of the host communities of crude oil reserves in the Niger Delta.
Groups fault composition of panels of inquiry in Cross Rivers, Rivers, others
by admin on November 2, 2020 at 11:24 am
Some civil society groups have expressed concern over the manner in which some Panels of Enquiry on Police Brutality were being established in Cross River, Rivers, and other states of the federation, warning that the committees may not achieve the expected results. Executive Director of ‘We The People,’ Ken Henshaw, said the decision of some…
#EndSARS probe: Group worries panels’ composition may undermine agitators’ demands
by admin on November 2, 2020 at 11:06 am
A non-governmental organisation, We the People, has expressed fears that the composition of various State Panels of Inquiry might undermine the genuine intention of federal and state governments to investigate the activities of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Executive Director of We the People, Ken Henshaw, expressed this in a statement he issued in…
Address host communities’ issues in new PIB – Expert
by admin on October 27, 2020 at 7:35 pm
Mr Ken Henshaw, Executive Director, Center for Social Studies and Development (CSSD) says a decent Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) must address major concerns that will drive economic growth of oil producing communities and the country at large. Henshaw made this known at a Virtual Masters class on Precept 5 of the Nigerian Natural Resource Charter…
Scorecard:Akpabio’s first year as Niger Delta Affairs minister blighted by corruption scandals
by admin on October 27, 2020 at 7:09 pm
The Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs under Mr Akpabio’s has been overshadowed by corruption scandals in NDDC which it supervises, although some of the cases predate his appointment in 2019.