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5. President Muhammadu Buhari has advised members of the governing party, All Progressives Congress (APC), to withdraw all pending litigations against one another, and settle for internal conciliation.

President Buhari: Coronavirus has taught us invaluable lessons

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello; and Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, were, however, present physically at the Ajaokuta and Rigachikun sites respectively for the inauguration.

Chevron expatriate staff test negative to coronavirus

Oil giant, Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, has said its expatriate staff at its excravos operation, Delta state, who was monitored over flu-like symptom has tested negative for the dreaded coronavirus.

Nigeria cuts March crude prices as export to China shrinks

The Federal Government has slashed the price of crude oil export for the month of March as no Nigerian cargo is sailing to China in February.

Police arrest two suspected kidnappers over disappearance of 18 expatriates

The Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Hafiz Mohammed Inuwa, today said the Police have arrested two suspected kidnappers for the alleged kidnapping of eighteen(18) expatriates in Escravos along Burutu/Bayelsa Waterways early December 2019.
The Nigerian Navy Ship Delta (NNS Delta), on Monday, January 13, 2020 handed over a motor vessel, MV Salvation and its nine crew members to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office 1

Oil theft: Nigerian Navy hands over vessel, nine suspects to EFCC

The Nigerian Navy Ship Delta (NNS Delta), on Monday, January 13, 2020 handed over a motor vessel, MV Salvation and its nine crew members to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office, whom she arrested for their alleged involvement in illegal oil bunkering.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

2020: Federal government to inaugurate 47 road projects, 13 housing estates, others – President...

The Federal Government says it will complete 47 ongoing road projects, including those leading to the nation ports, and major bridges including substantial work on the Second Niger Bridge in 2020.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

A letter from the President at New Year

Today marks a new decade. It is a time of hope, optimism and fresh possibilities. We look forward as a nation to the 2020s as the opportunity to build on the foundations we have laid together on security, diversification of our economy and taking on the curse of corruption. These are the pledges on which I have been twice elected President and remain the framework for a stable, sustainable and more prosperous future.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari: I’ll withdraw from politics in 2023

President Muhammadu Buhari early hours of Wednesday reiterated his resolve to withdraw from any political contest after his tenure in 2023.
Mele Kyari,

Escravos gas-to-liquid project to add $2 billion into government coffers – NNPC chief

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) have executed agreements over the multi-billion dollars Escravos Gas-to-Liquid (EGTL) project.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC, Chevron execute agreements over Escravos gas-to-liquid Ppoject

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) have executed agreements over the multi-billion dollars Escravos Gas-to-Liquid (EGTL) project.

Itsekiri youths laud federal government on new Port Harcourt, Warri ports

Itsekiri National Youths Council, the umbrella body for Itsekiri youths worldwide has commended the Federal Government for approving the construction of two new seaports in the South-South region of the country.

Bayelsa guber: Navy keeping surveillance in Tompolo’s country home in Delta

Nigerian Military under the Nigerian Navy have allegedly laid siege at Escravos, anchoring their gun boats at the front of Oporoza creek, the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State.

NPA generates over $45.2 million from Delta ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Delta Ports, says it generated over $45.2 million within January and June 2019, a significant increase attributed to the improved security in the area.

NNPC to transport petroleum products to Northwest via System 2B pipeline

Nigerian Pipeline Storage Company (NPSC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says the corporation will soon start transporting petroleum products to the North-West region of the country through the System 2B pipeline.

Ex-Governor Uduaghan: President Buhari will win in Delta

Former governor of Delta State and All Progressives Congress (APC) 2019 Delta South senatorial candidate, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, has said that the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Niger Delta area and Delta state, in particular, would make his re-election in the February presidential election very easy.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Oil bunkering: Nigerian Navy hands over four suspects, vessel to EFCC

The Nigerian Navy has handed over four suspects and one vessel allegedly involved in illegal oil bunkering to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Benin Zonal Office for further investigation and possible prosecution.

NNPC loses over $800 million revenue to contract breaches

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that it lost over $800 million revenue to all the stakeholders owing to breaches of contracts of its old regime.

Nigeria loses over $800 million to incessant pipeline vandalism

The management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it was compelled to award the surveillance contract of the strategic 87-kilometre Trans Forcados Pipeline (TFP) to a new contractor because the country has lost $800 million revenue in 2018 due to incessant breaches on the pipeline.

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