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Amy Jadesimi

LADOL’s boss Amy Jadesimi wins FIN Leading Women Award 2019

In recognition of a sterling performance in the oil and gas servicing industry, Managing Director of Lagos Deep Offshore Logistic Base (LADOL), Amy Jadesimi, has been named the oil and gas leading woman.

Niger Delta oil communities demand direct payment of gas flare penalty

The National Executive Council of the Host Communities of Nigeria (HOSCON), a Niger Delta group representing oil-producing areas, has urged the federal government to begin the payment of gas flare penalties directly to the affected communities.

Federal government spends N11.52 billion to fix 87km oil pipeline

Federal Government’s oil revenues slashed by N11.52 billion used for the protection and repairs of 87-kilometre Trans Forcados crude oil pipeline in the Niger Delta in 60 days, document shows
Hamman Tukur

Ex-RMAFC chief Hamman Tukur passes on

The former Chairman of Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Hamman Tukur, who introduced monetisation policy died in Kaduna on Saturday and has been buried according to Islamic rites.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC urges NUPENGASSAN to halt planned strike action

The Group Managing Director, of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr Maikanti Baru, has urged oil workers to halt their planned strike over a labour dispute involving Chevron Nigeria Limited management and the staff.

Oil and gas workers threaten strike over alleged Chevron’s anti-labour practices

Oil and gas workers unions are threatening industrial action over alleged plans by the management of Chevron to circumvent labour contract guidelines to sack thousands of its workers.

NUPENGASSAN accuses Chevron of unilaterally sacking contract workers

The national leadership of Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Association (PENGASSAN) on Thursday accused Chevron Nigeria’s management of unilaterally sacking thousands of contract workers in defiance of established labour laws.

Niger government approves N145 million to determine quantity of crude oil deposit

The Niger Government on Thursday said that it had approved N145 million for a consultation into determining the quantity of hydro-carbon (crude oil) deposit in the state.

Ibe Kachikwu: Petrol subsidy rises to N1.4 trillion in a month

The federal government says its annual expenditure on fuel subsidy has risen to over N1.4 trillion.

PTDF hosts training of govt agencies on OPEC data management

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) said it has completed arrangements to conduct a two-day training for officials in relevant agencies under the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources, and other key ministries, departments and agencies (MDA’s) on the completion of OPEC Annual Questionnaire for member countries.

Federal govt reviews petrol pricing template, insists on N145 per litre

The Federal Government on Friday said it had commenced a review of the pricing template for Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol. It noted, however, that the price of the product would remain unchanged.

Petrol crisis: Marketers agree to N145 per litre, beg federal govt for incentives

Oil marketers on Wednesday agreed with the Federal Government to allow the pump price of petrol to remain at N145 per litre, reversing their previous stance on the pricing of the commodity.

NDDC chief Nsima Ekere hails President Buhari over modular refineries, board appointment

The Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for enabling the near take-off of the 10 modular refineries to be located in five of the nine states of the Niger Delta.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

Dead persons: SERAP asks President Buhari to withdraw board appointments

According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”

Board appointment: Nobody is above mistake – Senator Okpozo’s wife

Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.

10 modular refineries at advanced stages in Niger Delta – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has confirmed that 10 modular refineries were at advanced stages of development in the Niger Delta.

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Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari planning to spend N2.5 trillion on debt servicing

Barely a week after drawing the attention of Nigerians to the nation’s increasing debt stock since the assumption of office by President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday said N2.5 trillion would go down the drain by the end of 2019 in debt servicing.

Federal government trains 45,000 Nigerians on entrepreneurial skills

The Federal Government said 45,000 Nigerians were trained on various entrepreneurial skills in the last two years to curb unemployment in the country.
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South African troops pull out of violent Cape Town suburbs

South African soldiers pulled out of gang-ridden suburbs of Cape Town on Friday after a brief show of force, leaving residents uncertain about what to expect next.

Labourer jailed 28 months for indecently touching woman

A Minna Magistrates’ Court, on Friday sentenced a labourer, Abubakar Mohammed, to 28 months in prison for indecently touching a woman while taking a ride in a tricycle.
Semi Ajayi

Semi Ajayi set to dump Rotherham United for West Brom

The tall centre-back can also play in midfield and will be a good addition to the West Brom squad who will be looking to secure promotion to the English Premier League next season.