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The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has intensified surveillance to ensure maximum safety and regulatory compliance in cooking gas retailer business in Sokoto and Kebbi.
Floating petrol stations built on the Niger Delta waterways by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to ease maritime transport have been abandoned by the corporation.
In a bid to ensure that Nigeria does not flout the International Maritime Organization, IMO, Convention on sulfur content of the fuel used by vessels, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, in conjunction with other relevant federal government agencies, have commenced moves to ensure compliance.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Kogi office, has sealed three petrol filling stations for adjusting their pumps to dispense fuel below the approved quantity.
The Head of Gas, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Mr Niyi Olowookere, said the organisation will continue to clamp down on illegal retail gas owners to ensure the safety of lives and property.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has commended the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on its plan to site a mega station in Ile-Ife.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has threatened to sanction all unlicensed LPG retail outlets and operators with stiff penalties.
The Department of Petroleum Resources on Sunday, vowed to clampdown on any illegal gas retailers across the 23 Local Government Areas of Kaduna State, adding that operators of gas not licensed by the agency risk prosecution.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says preliminary investigations have revealed that the Kaduna gas explosion was caused by illegal decanting (transfer) of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) into another cylinder by operators of the facility.
Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says review of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) is at an advanced stage and full passage of the bill is expected mid 2020.
The Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine, has revealed how Revenue Agencies failed to remit the sum of N1. 555 trillion into the Federation Account in 2017.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), in Kogi State has sealed two petrol stations in the capital, for underdispencing products to unsuspecting customers.
The Katsina State branch of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), has shut down sell of fuel at fifty fuel stations in the Jibiya border community of Katsina state following federal government ban on the sale of the product within twenty kilometres radius to Nigeria borders with neighbouring countries.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), has shut down nine filling stations across Sokoto state for defaulted in discharging their mandate to the public.
No fewer than 11 filling stations were sealed on Monday by the Gombe State field office of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for various offenses ranging from operating without a license, under and over dispensing of the petroleum product to the motorists, to the use premises as parking and mechanic workshops and dirty environments at the site of the operations.
A former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has said American President Donald Trump deserves commendation for extending his visa restriction policy to Nigeria.
Immediate past representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared that leadership without sacrifice is meaningless.
President Muhammadu Buhari says “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of livelihood, and heightened insecurity in parts of the country.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Jerry Alagbaoso of the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the supplementary election held on Saturday in Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.
Allegations of corruption swirling around his predecessor's daughter have set a crucial test for Angolan President Joao Lourenco in his vow to reform a country rich in oil and tainted by graft.
The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is set to file for a review of the Supreme Court judgment that nullified the election of its candidate, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo State, before the end of this week.
Following last Monday Supreme Court Judgement that upheld the election of Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir as duly elected Governor of Bauchi State, commercial and social activities stood still on Tuesday as thousands of supporters and residents of Bauchi trooped to the state capital from across the 20 LGAs to receive the Governor back to Bauchi saying that he has forgiven all those who wronged him in the process.
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Royal Ambassador Organisation of Nigeria, has declared support for the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s policies and programmes, targeted at ensuring sustainable peace across Edo.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to arrest leaders of the Miyetti Allah organisation over killings in Southern Kaduna, Benue, Plateau and Taraba states, among others.