Tag Archives: Opuama

A Blessing turned Curse – Oil Exploration in OML 40

Pause and imagine, the predicament of the people residing within the OML40 communities in the Niger Deta. If this is your community – where a private company (registered in Aberdeen Scotland) with five years tax exemption in Nigeria – daily … Continue reading

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How NOSDRA, NPDC, Officials Short-Change Oil Communities

This story by Emma Arubi from Vanguard Nigeria news clearly captures the deplorable state and fate of the communities in OML40. The environment pollution, degradation and health hazard to the Polobubo/Opuama community can’t be described unless you go there – … Continue reading

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The History Of Egbema Kingdom – A True Izon (Ijaw) Kingdom

The ancient Kingdom of Egbema is politically split into the present day Edo and Delta States of Nigeria. Egbema Kingdom is bounded on the north by the Olodiama of Edo State and the Itsekiri of Delta State, west by the … Continue reading

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Oil Spills In Nigeria: The True Price Of Crude Oil | Guardian Investigations – John Vidal

This is just an insight to what oil does to the environment…this is what the people of Polobubo/Opuama community are daily going through! Join the campaign #savePOLOBUBO #saveOPUAMA #OML40 #NigerDelta

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Oil Pollution In The Niger Delta – CNN

Nigeria’s Niger Delta is one of the most oil-polluted places on the planet with more than 6,800 recorded oil spills, accounting for anywhere from 9 million to 13 million barrels of oil spilled, according to activist groups. But occurring over … Continue reading

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Brief History Of The Izon (Ijaw) Tribe In The Niger Delta

We the Izon (Ijaws), the predominant indigenous people in the Niger Delta,┬ámoved to the Delta over 7,000 years. We have a distinctive language. The Niger River Delta, one of the largest and beautiful deltas in the world, is the largest … Continue reading

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The Ijo (Ijaw) People Of Delta State: Their Early History And Aspects Of Social And Cultural Practices

This paper is a historical exposition of the Ijo people of Delta State in the South-South and Niger-Delta Region of Nigeria. A literature gap exists on these groups compared to their kith and kin in the States of Bayelsa and … Continue reading

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