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The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the National Assembly would pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) and the Electoral Amendment Bill in May and June, respectively.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has reacted to what he called a defamatory article written by an online medium, titled: “How EFCC detained Godswill Akpabio for two hours after attempting to bribe Agency Chairman with $350,000.” He said the report “is false.”
A platform for one of the ethnic groups in Rivers, the Ikwerre People’s Congress, IPC, has asked the Minister of Petroleum (State) Mr. Timipre Sylva to resign over his claims that the International Oil Companies operating in Nigeria cannot relocate their headquarters to Niger Delta because of insecurity.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has so far paid a total of $3.118 billion cash-call debts owed the five major international oil companies (IOCs), leaving an outstanding debt of $1.570, according to statistics released by the corporation.
The Bayelsa Government has announced the suspension of all agreements between international oil firms and their host communities across the state.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has advocated not less than 10 percent fund allocation to host communities in the Petroleum Industry Bill that is still before the National Assembly.
The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, National Joint Industrial Council, NJIC, alongside other stakeholders in the maritime labour industry have commenced negotiations of the increment of dockworkers’ wages and entitlements.
President of Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has pushed for a cost reduction in the production of crude oil by International Oil Companies operating in Nigeria.
Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Worldwide has vowed to stop all politically motivated protests against the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, stating such demonstrations may lead to violence and other unpleasant consequences.
The Senate Committee on Local Content has threatened to sanction the Ministers of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige and Festus Keyamo, over their failure to appear at an investigative hearing on diving operations in the oil and gas industry.
The House of Representatives has given the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) 72 hours ultimatum to submit documents on waste management and disposal component, as well as financial investment document in the NLNG Train-7 Gas Project.
A coalition of Civil Society Organisations, in a report published yesterday, lamented that a number of critical contracts in the Nigerian oil and gas industry are shrouded in secrecy and risk endangering the Nigerian economy and the welfare of citizens.
Militant groups from the nine states of the Niger Delta region, which vowed to resume hostilities, last Monday in support of #EndSARS protests, triggered fresh anxiety, weekend, as it presented 11 new demands to the Federal Government.
Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the mouthpiece of traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of Niger Delta, Friday, warned the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, which has allegedly sidelined South-South, South-West and South-East from its top management positions, to stop insulting the people of the oil/gas-rich region.
A retired diplomat, Ibrahim Gambari, has been appointed Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, according to presidential sources and the Emir of Ilorin, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Sunday, disclosed that the oil and gas industry coalition against the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, that it is spearheading, has donated medical consumables, equipment and an ambulance to the Kano State Government, to support the state’s fight against the pandemic.
The International Oil Companies, IOCs, indigenous oil companies and servicing firms have further scaled down their operations as the price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s premium oil grade has fallen from $23.42 to $22.20 per barrel in the global market.
A pressure group in the Kebbi State All Progressives Congress (APC) advocating for power rotation has urged state Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu to ‘institutionalise power rotation’ in the state.
Nigerian fintech companies accrued most investments on the continent despite the impact of coronavirus pandemic in 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday extended deepest sympathies to the family of Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), on the passing of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.
Whatever the scale or shape of fan protests outside Emirates Stadium tonight, Mikel Arteta wants his Arsenal side to focus on the job at hand.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja called on Nigerians to fully participate in the ongoing synchronization of National Identification Number (NIN) with SIM cards across the country as it will provide a digital framework for improving security and strengthening of the economy.
A former President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Olisa Agbakoba, on Saturday said state governors have continuously flouted court orders adding that “constitutionally...
The Conference of Benue Journalists (CBJ) has condemned in strong terms, the illegal arrest and detention of its member, Mr. Sunday Ode, a senior State House correspondent with Peoples Daily newspaper by the Nigerian Police Force (NPF).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested an alleged human organs trafficker.
The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders has expressed delight over the recent re-organisation in the Nigeria Police Force.
The federal government has said the N30, 000 national minimum wage is binding on all employers of labour, including state governments and the private sector.