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Tom Ashby

Tom Ashby

    Talk of 'massive attack' on Nigerian oil facility
    Talk of 'massive attack' on Nigerian oil facility
    Armed groups in Nigeria's oil-producing south are building up weapons and supplies for a major attack on an oil facility in the world's eight...
    Nigeria hit by new oil pipeline attack
    Nigeria hit by new oil pipeline attack
    Unknown attackers blew up a Nigerian crude oil pipeline on Thursday, extending a month-old resurgence of violence against Africa's top oil producer...
    Nigeria minister sees $100 oil shortlived
    Nigeria minister sees $100 oil shortlived
    There is no fundamental justification for oil at $100 a barrel and Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) member Nigeria is...
    Nigerian oil rebels feud before peace talks
    Nigerian oil rebels feud before peace talks
    Two prominent rebels fighting for autonomy in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta have traded insults in a public dispute that has exposed deep...
    Threat places oil companies on alert in Nigeria
    Threat places oil companies on alert in Nigeria
    Western oil companies reinforced security in Nigeria on Monday after a rebel group threatened to resume attacks on Africa's largest oil industry,...
    Standard Bank buys control of Nigerian bank
    Standard Bank buys control of Nigerian bank
    South Africa's Standard Bank has bought control of IBTC Chartered Bank, it's adviser said on Tuesday, in the first foreign takeover of a Nigerian...
    Strike hits Nigeria, but oil keeps flowing
    Strike hits Nigeria, but oil keeps flowing
    A general strike in Africa's top oil producer began on Wednesday after unions rejected government concessions on fuel prices as too little too...
    Nigeria leader moves to douse delta unrest
    Nigeria leader moves to douse delta unrest
    Nigeria's new government is moving quickly to bring its oil-producing delta region back from the brink of anarchy, but violence in Africa's top...
    More oil workers seized in Nigeria
    More oil workers seized in Nigeria
    Gunmen disguised as riot police have abducted four foreign workers from the residential compound of oil-services giant Schlumberger in Nigeria's...
    New Nigerian leader faces catalogue of crises
    New Nigerian leader faces catalogue of crises
    Umaru Yar'Adua takes office as president of Nigeria on Tuesday, inheriting a catalogue of crises compounded by doubts over his own legitimacy after...
    Nigerian oil strike spreads to export terminals
    Nigerian oil strike spreads to export terminals
    Nigerian oil unions pulled many staff from crude export terminals on the second day of a strike on Friday, but shipments from the world's eighth...
    South African among six kidnapped in Nigeria
    South African among six kidnapped in Nigeria
    Gunmen kidnapped six foreign oil workers including a South African from a ship off the coast of Nigeria on Friday, industry sources said, bringing...