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NNPC: Crude oil in commercial quantity discovered in Benue Trough

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the crude oil found in the Benue Trough is in commercial quantity.

Oil search: DPR begins radiometric survey of Bida Basin

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has commenced the Radiometric survey of the Bida Basin in Niger state in line with Federal Government’s aspiration to diversify hydrocarbon exploration across all Nigerian basins.
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Crude oil discovered in Northern Nigeria

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has discovered hydrocarbon deposits in the Kolmani River II Well on the Upper Benue Trough, Gongola Basin, in the North Eastern part of the country.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.

Melee Kyari: NNPC to leverage on existing Direct-Sales-Direct-Purchase arrangement

The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.

NNPC chief Mele Kyari vows to improve transparency

The new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kolo Kyari, has promised to the fight corruption and improve transparency as he takes over the affairs of the NNPC.
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NNPC to resume oil search in Lake Chad Basin

Two years after it halted oil exploration in the Lake Chad Basin due to Boko Haram attack, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it would resume the search as soon as it received security clearance.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.

Buhari directs NNPC to extend exploration to six basins in the country

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

President Buhari flags off crude oil exploration in Bauchi

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday flagged-off the official commencement of crude oil search in the Kolmani Well River-II, located near Barambu, Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
President Mahammadou Buhari of Nigeria and President, Muhamamdou Issoufou of the Republic of Niger witnessed the signing of the agreement at the New Banquet hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja

Nigeria, Niger Republic MoU targets 150,000bpd crude in new refinery

Nigeria and Niger Republic are targeting to produce between 100,000 and 150,000 barrels of crude oil per day in the new agreement to build a hydro carbon and pipeline refinery in Katsina State.

NNPC challenges Nigerian universities on scientific research to promote economic growth

The Group Managing Director‎ (GMD) of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Kachalla Baru, has challenged Nigerian universities on scientific research and technology incubation to promote the country’s local content policy, industrialisation and economic growth.

Makanti Baru: NNPC to partner with NMGS to grow hydrocarbon industry

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its readiness to collaborate with Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) to growing the nation’s hydrocarbon reserves, Dr Maikanti Baru, has said.

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Taraba governor seeks aid to rebuild after #EndSARS protests

Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku on Tuesday called on the Federal Government and other humanitarian agencies to assist the State to rebuild structures and replace items damaged or stolen by hoodlums during the #EndSARS protests in the State last month.
Journalists film the car which crashed into the gate of the main entrance of the chancellery in Berlin, the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, Germany [Fabrizio Bensch-Reuters]

Car hits gate outside German chancellor’s office

The vehicle with ‘Stop Globalisation Politics’ and ‘You damn killers of children and old people’ graffitied rams gate, causing no damage.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

#EndSARS: Nigerian government sets up N75 billion youth investment fund

As part of the fallout of the #EndSARS protests, the Federal Government has set out N75 billion Youth Investment Fund (YIF) for young people with creative ability.

Fire guts Benue market again

About 100 shops were on Wednesday morning razed by fire at the Otukpo Main Market in Otukpo, Benue State.
Nigeria winger Henry Onyekuru is set to leave Ligue 1 outfit Monaco in January with Turkish and German clubs interested in his signing him on loan.

Henry Onyekuru to leave Monaco on loan in January

Nigeria winger Henry Onyekuru is set to leave Ligue 1 outfit Monaco in January with Turkish and German clubs interested in his signing him on loan.