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The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, yesterday disclosed that the federal government plans to conduct oil blocks bid rounds in 2020.
The Olu of Warri, His Majesty Ogiamen Ikenwoli, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to open up ports facilities in the Southern and Eastern corridors to help decongest the Lagos ports, which has grounded economic activities in Lagos.
The Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO), Lagos State Chapter, on Wednesday applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for replacing most of his first-term cabinet members with new hands.
The Senate on Tuesday resolved to invite the Minister (and Minister of State) for Petroleum Resources and Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kolo Kyari, over the status of refineries in the country.
The Federal Government’s target to deepen the use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), popularly called cooking gas suffered a huge setback recently with the recent clampdown on cooking gas plants and other unapproved outlets by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) over safety concerns.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr Thomas M A John as Acting Alternate Chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Governing Board. He replaces former Minister of State, Petroleum Resources Dr Ibe Kachikwu.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has revoked five Oil Mining Licenses (OML) and one Oil Prospecting Licence (OPL) belonging to five companies.
Mr Bank-Anthony Okoroafor, an energy expert, has commended the Federal Government on plans to make available 600,000 gas cylinders in the country as part of effort to drive Liquified Natural Gas (LPG) penetration.
President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of taking opposition to a ridiculous level with its latest claim of wasteful expenditure and stolen funds running into N14 trillion under the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, and Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), on Monday advocated constant training of judicial officers on oil and gas matters for effective adjudication and development of the sector.
The King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and the Crown Prince, H.R.H. Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud have endorsed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) being prepared by Nigeria and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to enable both countries engage in multiple aspects of oil and gas business.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said that Nigeria’s continuous subsidising of petrol consumption means the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will remain unprofitable in for a long time.
Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, the minister of state for petroleum, says he lost about six kilogrammes in weight when they tried to remove subsidy on petroleum products in 2016.
The Nigerian Army has taken delivery of LPG cylinders manufactured by a Nigerian company for the flag off of its LPG Welfare Scheme, aimed at promoting LPG adoption among its officers and men.
Uncertainty now surrounds the constitution of the next federal cabinet by President Muhammadu Buhari who sources say is keeping All Progressives Congress (APC) governors, ministers, associates and loyalists guessing on who are likely to be part of his team.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has criticised France for their handling of injured midfielder N’Golo Kante during the international break, describing the situation as “not a laughing matter”.
Leaders of the Niger Delta region, yesterday, said they are in support of the call for a forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC by President Muhammadu Buhari stating that it is the best decision taken by the federal government in the development of the region.
Victor Moses has announced his return to training with Fenerbahce and will be hoping to make a return to action against Denizlispor in a Turkish Super Ligue match on Sunday.
The FCT Police Command on Friday paraded an alleged fake Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Mr John Tarsoo, for extorting the public.
CHAN Eagles striker Ibrahim Sunusi has stated that the return leg of their African Nations Championship qualifier against Togo in Lagos will make a fascinating start if they are able to score an early goal today.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Enugu Zonal Office on Monday secured the conviction of one Samuel Orie, a serving National Youth Service Corps member before Justice I.N. Buba of the Federal High Court, Enugu on one count of impersonation and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of $150.
Two drivers, Stephen Augustine, 32, and Michael Olabisi, 22, were brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday for allegedly attempting to kill a man.
A brutal video clip depicting Donald Trump shooting and stabbing media characters and political opponents was shown at a conference for his supporters, the New York Times reported Sunday.
Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen visits his former club Sporting Charleroi after helping the Super Eagles secure a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Brazil in a friendly game on Sunday.
Organisers of the 2019 Nigeria Ladies Golf Open Championship, scheduled for the IBB International Golf and Country Club in Abuja, have begun activities aimed at a successful hosting of the event.