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Disquiet in Delta oil producing communities over 13% derivation

J FEA VYI mlUBA

T ,>rOdt

~ trnQon

HU.F.

,ill

tu-11OSI I'lfIlmuruues If cole ljaw oil Ir~."'. orEa~.

GbaTlIDtltJ

In I O&ul.'&ha leila State.

Kingdools III

O\'er Iht' fa·1I I'fI of lllf' Feckr:,1 Go\e'nmH1t to pa\" tm-m nile' Ol'Dl ~ (rom t~ I) rt r !'ttll usually aIJoca-t'WJ to .x producina

Lh.. ra)Urm 01 lhe;r oil communilteltothil!mwllon

Qr th·· host rommullIl.es

~ In Della Sbt.e, thr Iw,uiou has beon ., mlhf,rnainK and Jw, contf' 10/1 '.)ilin! IKMDt ",.~ tM host l'Ol1Imulllties M\"e ~n drivt'n IQ the wall .. rommurubes in ~

n\e

It'ltff upl'ela"d frtllttralion

the ~Ila St.t.. Oil Produan! ~~·lt'f'm .. nl Commiaioo. .dc.lm« Ih"l tht' comma 1 on ItaJ ~ 10

hijacked b) politicians. 1be1fOU11,1"1 tMp"lti,,". noted tlut the monthl) alloation of SO JW't' cent of the &tate derivation fund was

not piud to DESOPADEC III at \OIh"1ldu< It ald. M in Ihr last thrft' ~-ean;. jot» compNotl'd and ('Ofl1miluoMd by tltf' 100~nmr halT DOt befoo rull), paid ror ·Contractors who bo"""", ......" fro .. banb are already ha\ina

~tel Ir:)lo lit! ~tion

KCQU"'

A]r~h.th('c

h.a\'e

,",mulliON

Ihn .te 11,1 to ahut

down ~,I ~ if the .mount was n·A jlri'id lho m from the dmvation runJ 1'b! pluhon ,i ~ thlft

oomnun I,. .'u tonLained U1 • ~I"" tt PresKlent GoodJwl Jonathan stptd t,. :ttl <.'I1Ie&. .nd IlJenlbo!n 'TOII!

-ad. of the

rocnm'lIIlteL

In

which

till' WId

W'T • copy of obIa ned by our

a)ntsro(ludmi )Q Friday thrySiid 1IfJl'111 ·n~tion was f'f':{U1T1 10 .VOId cribl thai rnlK,h1 ko.ed II. thedc.urr of ~ fIo\, SlilU)fJI in l~r Ian........ Tllilid "Tbirt 'eft pft"cml dem..tOI tlUHlll not part 01 any mnsuhliat.!IC. m'alue of IU~ I(lft'tDm-1 I; It .. not part of aJl\ Ibll aDoation. ~ ., t'rfI derr...tion fund IS a ~"' hmark (or rn~u" I hJOlt~ III (Of holt romrmlnltl~ ilillil~ .

-it • lhere- Oft' il)rpl aJho,lp I, pn- c:ent domvai.IOI1 (unol throop a thmt .. rt) t I the host romn:Mlniti.s. H~, in DeltA., FAu. o..d" lmo and Aba Sbt~, oiloommRions have besl cns.It od throup 10

whk:ba~~~oIthel3

per cent drriV,ltoa IV.nd is j:OIlOtbr·lacQ mmllDlties ~ the ..,1" p.'f'llfnents as

• thm:I pl."''': II al .. ,

_d.

'"11W

prooedUrt .lnd I rucea hu a1~1 tl .. ~"I( p>fmOf1 to tab: (T .... r ft U ronlroi of

·L-R: &ttcutil.'f! Directo,.. Corporafe Bonking. Ecobank Nigeria, Ms. Folun Aboderin; Managing Dil"f!efo", Bollori AJrico Loguti~ N ige,.ia Limited. M,.. Jftlll-Ch.ri6toph e T'ranche,Xlin: and MaJluging Direc'o,., EcooonJcNigmo.lUr.JibriIAku. the inuuguration q/the Eoolxmk Maritim e Ce.n' re in wgo• .•. o n ,...,.idny.

0'

We'll work with PPMC to restore supply - IPMAN TilE

ST ANLEYO PARA

~ndent

~m

Markrten

Aaocia.lion ofWlJeIU. westmI zone, baa promded

tosul'port themana~t of the Produc:ll and P!:peline M~I Company. a

ubsldial\' of the Ni~

Nallona) ~m Corponttion. In mIRInn& adeqwte dutn'buOOn of Ildrol 10 the western 1Of\e through U\e l)'Sterll 28

The .....:iation sud it would asstSt tn whall:\~ action t.he NNPC would lAke III nslon'l& ptlmptllJ 01 produc:u into the System :t8 piprhne III the shortest

.-blc"...,d 1be weRrm

~, whdl COfJIpruei 5U d.'JlOI.I ""thm

the weIte11 stat.... madr the ~ in a joint commuUlque

Camel''Oon adopts UTA's cassava vaJieties (;amt'rooo.i",n MtnlSttt lOr

Aykulture. Mr nu Men)'~; and t.he Pumant"llt Secnury. ItIs Ebd1e Eta11M' Rcbetta. who ~ltd

tlw Ministef"oCRc:scarch and Saenltfic In ttQv.ltion.s. With aneslimaled)"ddo( bdween 20 tONI and 35 Ion. pu h<-ctare. t.he improwd

haW! imptV\'ed nutri liooallflUbltcs and aft rich in cantlmoids, iron and

\"arieliet

.,,"

111/

instltule

hstrd

thai WOfkd in tltt' '-anetal de\~nmt as

tIlt'

lilt' J"roKn.mmr Nalional dfo I>--Ioppemelll det

KacIDf!S d Tubrn:ulls the Institute of Ag1cuhural Raearch for l\eYdoptnmt • the International Fund for Aplcultural ~It. non-Iovernmental OIpD.1Satioos and local fitnncn. Dire.dorGell~1 of UTA, Dr Nteranya Sanlinp., aid the variehm 'fIOUki hdp de. t.he y,dd I"pa. IntprO\"e yield and rut mnre money in f.rmeq' pockns. I Ie alao said lbe rdease of the wou\.d help unpr'O\"e lItt' fortunf'8 0( hodfop·ndaton L1\e crop for tOOr h\~il~

,,.rietieI

rarTJW'B"

i.ssued after their zonal

they ",1.11 tau in Ifttorinl theSy!;tem2Bplpe{inrm the shortelll possible penod.• IPMAN Western 1ICInt

in

. . . appealed to the "'ederaJ GoYemO\eflt not 1 01u~

11te South-West Zonal Chairman, Mr OIumidr Oaulln..de. III the a')lIlmunKpW. condemMd

10 vaodab in ensunnA the rrpairs d System :tB pipt'lil\e. as the.mTtXdf"Ct of not hannl the: ptpe{lI1fO IUnc:bonaJ wookl rault In acartity 0( producUi an O\"er

meetJnl on ThuBda)

LaICAl_

the attack

at PPtotC officiaJ

tbr ClOUnte oJ doInl theu offiaal duty. -.khDJ that such IICt of .. bou~ Jhoukl b...,,,,,,,,,," Ill' said that the Of\PllJ product nttJOnalisation \OI,thm the South-Welt drpou as a rault of t.he III

vanda)iMd Jlf'IliJ.ine al Arepo had rauted the enure nalJoD a ad-bItck in IheRdor.

Iluatd. ~'eOOl'nmilrnlte WIth the mana~t 0( NNPC/ PPMC on their

staff mmtbm; that

~

Iltxked al Arepo ia tbr

caUle of rrJ*irins the vandala.d pipeline and ",ho.e "'"t~bouts are unknown tiD now We pray the A1mi&hty God will kffp

FGneeds N56tn to tackle housing deficit -P2J

theUAmuy

The IPMAN 1.- ..id that the ''llodaliled line had arrmet! supply of products throttd1 the l}'5Iem 2.B to an

_both ""'_ond

wmtem put.!! of the country

'fhfo

markmrs..

~,

appealed 10 the FedeRI Cm"nnmenl 10 put III ITM. .UfS that would addrea iaue 0( pipeline vanda lism holistically 10 curb Inct.lanl vandalwn of lht- l'IIJeiinr

""'"SIron1 ......

mechallialll alKJUkl be put in placr to chedunate acti\,ties 01 vanda.. wililln NNPC ptpdll\e Itt'twon.. We aOO

u"''' the Nalional

~mbly

themafe. ·We prombe to support LIM' mana,f'ffW'Ol of NNPC/

ahoold ptll 111 pl:ta' III"", that wlIl ensure that \'llndab arr

pr~lc In ",-bat~""" ac1J<1f1

nllirttautf'd.

punished.·

t~

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