Energy

North East oil exploration will not stop activities in producing states

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.

Group urges federal govt to stamp out gas flaring in Niger Delta

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.

House of Reps to probe oil coys’ level of compliance with local content act

The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the contracting of vessels by International Oil and Gas companies.

Federal govt signs $5.79 billion contract for Mambilla power plant

The federal government has signed the contract for the Mambilla hydro power project.

House of Reps faults Chevrons $15, 000 gas flaring claims for 2016

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.

NNPC vows to avoid scarcity of petroleum products

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has said it will continue to make petroleum products available in every part of the country to avoid scarcity and save Nigerians from unwarranted suffering.

Power: Federal govt recovers $64.63 million electricity debts from Benin, Niger – Babatunde Fashola

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.

Don’t pay for meters installation – Eko DisCo tells consumers

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.

Kaduna DisCo spends N100m to install Usman Danfodio University transformer

The Kaduna Electric Distribution Plc, said it spent N100 million to purchase and install 7.5MVA transformer at the Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto.

Port Harcourt DisCo to supply 150,000 meters to consumers

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.

Mambilla hydro project will be game changer – Babatunde Fashola

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.

NNPC promise to support home-grown technology

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has pledged to promote the development and commercialisation of home-grown technology in collaboration with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB).

Federal govt, 3 Chinese firms agree to build 3,050MW Mambilla power plant in 6...

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.

Mambilla power project to be completed in 6 years – Babatunde Fashola

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.

Minister Babatunde Fashola refutes allegations of fraud, diversion of $350m

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.

One suspected vandal electrocuted, eight others arrested in South-East

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company has arrested eight suspected vandals in two weeks in various parts of the South-East.

PPMC insists $250m from Duke Oil was for products traded

The Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) has insisted that the $205,203,891.09 it received from Duke Oil was for products traded.

House of Reps query Agip over unpaid penalties, royalties

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.

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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.

Uche Secondus, Peter Obi, Dino Melaye lead PDP protest in Abuja

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) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC raids popular night club in Ibadan, arrests 89 ‘Yahoo boys’

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.

Presidency explains Finance Act 2019

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.
Nigeria Police

Police uncover ‘baby factory’ in Kano, rescue 27 children

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.
Senator Adamu Muhammad Aleiro, representing Kebbi Central senatorial district at the Senate, has vowed that the 9th Senate would continue to support President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Senator Aleiro donates 200 hostel capacity, vehicle to Kebbi university

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.