The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, says oil exploration in the North East is for the good of the nation and it won’t stop the massive exploration activities in oil producing areas.
The government has been called upon to expedite action to stamp out gas flaring in the Niger Delta Region as this will mitigate its health-related effects on the hostcommunities, and create jobs for the youths which will eradicatehostilities in the region caused mainly by lack of employment opportunities.
The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the contracting of vessels by International Oil and Gas companies.
The federal government has signed the contract for the Mambilla hydro power project.
An ad hoc committee on the House of Representatives investigating revenue leakages in the oil and gas sector from January 2016 to January 2017, yesterday disputed claims by Chevron Nigeria that it flared only $15,000 worth of gas in its oil fields in 2016.
The Federal Government announced, Monday, that it has recovered over $64.63 million electricity debts owed it by international customers in Benin Republic and Niger Republic.
The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), on Monday warned consumers within its network against paying its personnel for installation of the company’s prepaid meters.
The Kaduna Electric Distribution Plc, said it spent N100 million to purchase and install 7.5MVA transformer at the Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto.
The Managing Director of 4Power Consortium Limited, Mr. Matthew Edevbie, has said that the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company will distribute 150,000 meters to its existing consumers.
Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minster of Power, Works and Housing, said the Mambilla hydro-electric power project will be a game changer in the industry.
The federal government on Friday signed an agreement with a consortium of three Chinese companies to build the 3,050 megawatts Mambilla hydro power project located in Taraba State within six years.
The Federal Government on Friday said the construction of 3,050 MegaWatts (MW) Mambilla hydro electric power plant in Taraba State is expected to be completed within six years.
The Minster of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that there was no fact in the allegation of diversion of 350 million dollars levelled against him and the ministry.
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company has arrested eight suspected vandals in two weeks in various parts of the South-East.
The Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) has insisted that the $205,203,891.09 it received from Duke Oil was for products traded.
The House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee probing N6 trillion revenue leakages in the oil sector, yesterday, queried Agip Nigeria Oil Limited over alleged unremitted royalties and penalties arising from gas flaring.
The planned protest by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced in Abuja with the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus and former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi leading other party chieftains.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, at the weekend, arrested 89 suspected internet fraudsters at the popular Club 360 located on the Akala Expressway, Oluyole Extension in Ibadan, Oyo State.
The presidency had made public the breakdown of Finance Bill, 2019, which was submitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari alongside the 2020 Appropriation Bill, and signed into law by the president on Jan. 13, 2020.
The Kano State Police Command have uncovered an illegal orphanage home suspected to be involved in child trafficking and rescued 27 children alleged to have been kidnapped or born for trafficking from the home known as Du Merci orphanage.
The Vice-Chancellor of the Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aleiro (KSUST), Professor Bashar Ladan Aleiro, has disclosed that Senator Adamu Muhammad Aleiro, representing Kebbi Central Senatorial District at the Senate, donated a block of hostel of 200 student capacity and a vehicle to the University.
Brazil’s culture secretary Roberto Alvim resigned on Friday over a speech in which he appeared to quote Adolf Hitler’s propaganda minister, Joseph Goebbels.
Dominic Kpadeh heaves a hammer over his head to crack a half-tonne rock in a northern suburb of Liberia’s capital Monrovia, knowing his hard labour earns him far less than a year ago.
Andy Robertson hailed Virgil van Dijk as the ideal role model for budding defenders after the Liverpool star inspired his side to victory over Manchester United.
The 37-year-old Spaniard was in attendance at Villa Park to watch Dean Smith’s side lose 6-1 to Manchester City on Sunday, and he is expected to compete with Orjand Nyland for the goalkeeper’s jersey.
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) said that at the end of the first half of 2019, an estimated 1,644,392 historical cumulative jobs had over time been created by the sector.