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Ex-NNPC staff sentenced to death for murder of daughter’s boyfriend

A Cross River State High Court sitting in Calabar on Wednesday sentenced a retired worker of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Godwin Elewana, to death by hanging.

Ex-central bank deputy chief asks federal government to scrap NNPC

Kingsley Moghalu, a former deputy governor of the CBN, has called for the scrapping of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Makanti Baru: NNPC to partner with NMGS to grow hydrocarbon industry

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its readiness to collaborate with Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) to growing the nation’s hydrocarbon reserves, Dr Maikanti Baru, has said.

Maikanti Baru: NNPC operations to go paperless soon

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, says the corporation is poised to go paperless in its operations soon.

Governor Bagudu assures farmers of adequate farming inputs

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi has assured farmers in the state of adequate provision of more farming implement to boost agricultural activities.

Kebbi government assures farmers of adequate farming inputs

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi has assured farmers in the state of adequate provision of more farming implement to boost agricultural activities.

NNPC: Refineries will be back to optimal capacities soon

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) would not relent in its quest to get the nation’s four refineries back to their optimal, nameplate capacities.

Femi Falana faults NNPC for rejecting request on petrol subsidy

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has criticised the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for rejecting a request to provide information on the amount of money spent on petrol subsidy and turnaround maintenance of refineries.

Era of fuel scarcity is gone for good – NNPC chief

The Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, on Saturday assured Nigerians that the era of fuel scarcity is gone for good.

Fire razes petrol filling station in Plateau

A mid-day fire on Friday razed down one of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) filling stations at the Building Materials Market in Bukuru in Jos South Local Government area.

Ahmadu Bello University refinery project suffers from funding

The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria is making efforts to establish conventional and standard locally-built refineries in Niger Delta to boost the nation’s refinery capacity, but the project is stalled because of lack of funding.

Petroleum marketers: Imo has over 160 oil fields

The Association of Imo Petroleum Marketers and Dealers, AIPMD, has revealed that there are over 160 oil fields in the state.

IPMAN tasks NNPC on steady supply of petroleum products

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Wednesday urged the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to intensify the distribution of petroleum products to western depots, to address shortage in the hinterlands.

Police to deploy horses for patrol in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command says it will soon reintroduce the use of horses for patrols in parts of the state.

Indonesia to buy more Nigeria’s crude oil

Indonesia has expressed the desire to buy more crude oil from Nigeria, which is expected to further boost Nigeria’s business relationship with the country.

Ohanaeze faults federal govt’s cut-off mark disparity in Unity schools

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has lambasted the Federal Ministry of Education for continuing in alleged descriminatory cut-off point in unity schools in Nigeria.

Suspected robbers snatch N16m from NNPC filling station staff

Some suspected armed robbers on Monday in Kano attacked staff of NNPC Mega filling station in Hotoro area and made away with N16 million.

Liberia’s proposed refinery to end fuel scarcity in the region

The Ecowas Refinery Liberia Limited (ERLL) has reached an advanced stage for the setting up of a refinery project in the Buchanan coastal city in Liberia, thereby putting an end to the lingering fuel scarcity, particularly in Nigeria and the West African Region.


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Anambra government warns against unauthorized use of Ekwueme Square

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PDP vows to shun Nasarawa council polls

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