LOCAL CRUDE OIL REFINING AS ALTERNATIVE SOURCE OF LIVELIHOOD, JOB CREATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN THE NIGER DELTA.

By Piriye Kiyaramo Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo during his maiden tour of Niger Delta states in the capacity of Acting President of the federal republic of Nigeria in 2017 promised to build modular refineries in oil producing communities an alternative source of livelihood, job creation and environmental sustainability in the Niger Delta region as part the federal government’s new vision for the oil rich Niger Delta region. The planned establishment of modular crude oil refineries were meant to substitute the ongoing illegal refineries in the creeks of the region with a view to increasing local production for domestic … Continue reading LOCAL CRUDE OIL REFINING AS ALTERNATIVE SOURCE OF LIVELIHOOD, JOB CREATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN THE NIGER DELTA.