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President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday flagged-off the official commencement of crude oil search in the Kolmani Well River-II, located near Barambu, Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, said that the country’s refineries had not undergone Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) for an aggregate of 42 years.
The Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (Rtd), says tackling insecurity requires the efforts of the four countries within the Lake Chad Basin.
President Muhammadu Buhari, has stressed that his administration will continue to keep the issue of reviving the Lake Chad on the front burner and exert more commitment from the developed countries to do the needful.
Nigeria and Britain on Wednesday in Abuja signed two agreements on Defence and Security partnership as well as Economic Development Forum.
Nigeria and Niger Republic are targeting to produce between 100,000 and 150,000 barrels of crude oil per day in the new agreement to build a hydro carbon and pipeline refinery in Katsina State.
The Federal Government has appealed to all its citizens as well as members of the international community to refrain from spreading false stories and inflammatory statements concerning the recent herder-farmer clashes.
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.
Ahmad Sajoh, the Adamawa Commissioner for Information and Strategy, said the state government had succeeded in reducing the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the state from 16 to two.
Freed lecturers of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), who were in Boko Haram captivity for about eight months, have expressed their willingness to resume oil exploration in the Chad Basin.
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) is to donate houses, schools and health centres to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ngwom, Borno state.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has attributed security challenges to be the stumbling block in the exploration of oil in the Chad Basin.
To us here in Nigeria, a colony is nothing new. The colony of Lagos established by the British in 1861 has familiarised us to it.
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on the exploratory activities it has been spearheading in inland basins.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has officially commenced oil exploration in the Benue State with the mobilization of its data services department to acquire seismic data.
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The agent of the Peoples Democratic Party assigned to President Muhammadu Buhari’s polling unit 003, Kofar Baru III (A and B) Daura, Katsina State, disappeared from the unit shortly before the commencement of the counting of votes.
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has insisted that Arsene Wenger is not in the running to be appointed as the club’s new sporting director.
The police in Lagos have arrested four persons in connection with the disruption of voting and destruction of voting materials in Okota, Okota in Oshodi/Isolo council area of Lagos State.
The Nigerian Army says it has deployed troops to halt reported election violence in some local government areas in Rivers.
Three persons were killed and two others sustained gunshot injuries following shooting from suspected ballot box snatchers.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday arrived in Katsina en route Daura, his hometown, to participate in the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Directorate of Election Planning and Monitoring has demanded more transparency from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Scottish Football Association will consider changes to refereeing and disciplinary procedures, including proposals to introduce officials from overseas.
Following the postponement of Saturday’s elections in Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the United Kingdom has called for a review of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, operational model with a view to reforming it.
Scotland and Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam has commended Nigeria midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo for his impact at English Championship club since he arrived last summer.