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President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will only be signatory to the Continental Free Trade Agreement if the nation’s national interests as well as regional and international obligations are balanced.
The Dangote refinery plans to start selling petrol, diesel and aviation fuel by early 2020, the group executive director, Edwin Devakumar, told Bloomberg.
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), at the weekend said that President Muhammadu Buhari has checkmated the corruption in the petroleum sector.
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria on Monday said that the Dangote Refinery, Petrochemical and Fertilizer projects would solve the country’s crude oil refining and exporting challenges, when completed.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, has said contrary to beliefs in certain quarters, the proposed modular refineries in the Delta region of the country, could not bridge the petrol supply deficit Nigeria is currently experiencing.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the National Assembly has assured that the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will be passed by June.
President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the rise in foreign private investments in the country owing to the success of his administration’s economic agenda.
Returnee indigenous India trained Graduate engineers of the Dangote Refinery have promised to deploy the knowledge and skills acquired during the training to ensure Nigeria is saved the embarrassment of fuel scarcity when the refinery come on stream.
The Management of Dangote Oil Refinery Company (DORC) says about 150 indigenous engineers have been trained in refinery operations in preparation for the take-off of its Lagos Refinery and Petrochemical Plant.
Two Chinese companies have held a groundbreaking ceremony to start the construction of a subsea pipeline installation for Dangote Oil Refining Company Limited in Lagos, Nigeria’s economic hub.
The Federal Government would prosecute any marketer that sells petrol above the recommended N145 per litre, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has warned.
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has released N7.2 billion for disbursement to local oil entrepreneurs with a view to boosting their participation in the oil business.
An economic expert, Charles Nwekeaku, has advised the Federal Government to follow due process in getting the forfeiture of monies in accounts without Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) to the government.
The United Labour Congress (ULC) on Tuesday commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on its plan to carry out complete overhaul-Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) of Warri and Kaduna refineries for optimal production.
The completion of Dangote Refinery in 2019 will mark another milestone in the Nigerian oil and gas industry as the $11 billion refinery hold the prospect of stopping of refined petroleum products by Nigeria.
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, on Monday, said the management of Dangote refinery had agreed to select competent Nigerian vendors that would participate in the construction of the plant from the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Joint Qualification System.
The principals have chosen to speak as there were concerns that Volpi’s press release implied that they, Whitmore Limited, had a total indebtedness of $680 million.
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Sunday said the election of Dr Kayode Fayemi in Saturday’s gubernatorial poll was a victory for the people.
Femi Kuti has spent his life railing in song against the ills holding back Africa. But these days he is feeling some optimism.
Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has described the victory of Dr. Kayode Fayemi in the just-concluded gubernatorial election in Ekiti State as a demonstration of the people’s trust in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a party that has the capacity to liberate the state from mis-governance and gross under-development.
The Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), held a victory rally to celebrate the success of the party’s candidate in Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, who has been announced winner of the polls.
A witness at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp at Geo-science, Angulu-D, Zawan, where Governor Simon Bako Lalong was attacked on Saturday afternoon, Mr Francis Pwajok, has revealed how the IDPs initially murmured at the governor’s behaviour before pelting his convoy with stones.
Two members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Aminat Dauda from Ogun and Gbenga Osuntan from Ondo State have received the Sultan’s awards for Excellent Service in Sokoto rural communities.
The Senate on Wednesday rejected a motion demanding for details of 30,000 Policemen deployed to monitor the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to accept or announce any result that does not reflect the true votes cast at polling centers, as such would be a direct call for crisis.
Chukwulaka quoted EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, as saying that Sahel region experiences its worst food and nutrition crisis in five years and continued insecurity.