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President Buhari addressing the 2018 Annual General Meeting-25th Anniversary of the African Export-Import Bank held in Abuja on Saturday.

President Buhari: We’ll be guided by national interests in signing free trade agreement

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.
Dangote Cement's chief executive Devakumar Edwin gestures during an interview with Reuters in his office in Ikoyi district in Lagos April 7, 2014. REUTERS-Akintunde Akinleye

Official: Dangote refinery to start selling petrol by 2020

The Dangote refinery plans to start selling petrol, diesel and aviation fuel by early 2020, the group executive director, Edwin Devakumar, told Bloomberg.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

IPMAN: President Buhari has checkmated corruption in petroleum sector

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), at the weekend said that President Muhammadu Buhari has checkmated the corruption in the petroleum sector.

IPMAN: Dangote refinery to address Nigeria’s crude oil refining challenge

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.

Ibe Kachikwu: Modular refineries can’t solve petrol supply deficit

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.

NNPC: National Assembly has assured PIB will be passed by June

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the National Assembly has assured that the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will be passed by June.

President Buhari: Our economic agenda has turned Nigeria into an attractive investment destination

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the rise in foreign private investments in the country owing to the success of his administration’s economic agenda.

Dangote refinery engineers promise to end fuel scarcity

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.

Dangote Group trains 150 indigenous engineers in refinery operations

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 firms build subsea pipeline for Dangote refinery

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.

Federal govt to prosecute marketers selling petrol above N145

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.

Nigerian content board empowers local oil entrepreneurs with facilities

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.

BVN: Expert advises FG to observe due process in seizure of bank accounts

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.

United Labour Congress lauds NNPC’s plan to rehabilitate refineries

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.

Dangote Refinery: Africa’s biggest refinery takes shape

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.

2019: I am not PDP candidate – Dangote

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, has denied reports he will run for the Presidency on the platform of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), in 2019.

Dangote to engage Nigerian vendors in building refinery

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.

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