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Ex-militant leader, PDP bicker over Dickson, Sylva political romance

An ex-militant leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Eris Paul, aka General Ogunboss and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) are bickering over the alleged political romance between Governor Henry Seriake Dickson and the Minister of State for Petroleum and former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, ahead the November 16 governorship election.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Programme

Ex-militant leaders urge President Buhari to replace Amnesty chief

Aggrieved ex-militant leaders at the weekend appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the management of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), coordinated by Prof. Charles Dokubo, following alleged incompetence.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has insisted that there is no plan to divest the Federal Government’s stakes in joint venture oil assets.

We have no plan to divest federal government’s stakes in joint-venture oil assets –...

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has insisted that there is no plan to divest the Federal Government’s stakes in joint venture oil assets.

PDP denies reported romance between Bayelsa governor, petroleum minister

The Peoples Democratic Party Youth Network has called on Bayelsans to ignore a wild rumour being peddled by unscrupulous characters about a purported meeting between Governor Seriake Dickson and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Nigeria must bring down the cost of production of its crude oil as the country is currently a laughing stock in the way it runs business in the oil and gas sector.

Reduction of Nigeria’s oil JVs equity my priority – minister

The implementation of the proposed reduction of the federal government’s equity holding in the joint ventures in the oil industry is one of the priorities of the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva.

OML 25: NNPC brokers truce between Shell, Belema Oil

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) with its joint venture partners, Shell Production Development Company (SPDC) and Belema OIL, have resolved the dispute on the operation of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 25.
The execution of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Train 7 project will create over 40,000 direct and indirect jobs, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Wabote has said.

$17 billion NLNG Train 7 Project ‘ll create 40,000 jobs

The execution of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Train 7 project will create over 40,000 direct and indirect jobs, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Wabote, has said.
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Nigeria assures OPEC on crude oil production cut target

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, says that Nigeria will cut down on its crude oil production to comply with the targets set by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

Federal government eyes 140,000 jobs from NLNG Train 7

The Nigerian Liquified Natural Gas (NLNG) Train 7 Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contract would create over 40,000 direct jobs and provide employment for over 100,000 workers, it was learnt on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari: Federal government to deliver four FIDs, tackle crude oil theft

The Federal Government says it has plans to deliver Final Investment Decisions (FIDs) on at least four key projects within the nation’s oil and gas industry by the end of last quarter of 2019.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Nigeria must bring down the cost of production of its crude oil as the country is currently a laughing stock in the way it runs business in the oil and gas sector.

Federal government committed to resolving challenge in power sector – minister

The Federal Government is committed to resolving the challenges facing the power sector and ensure improved power supply to Nigerians.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Nigeria must bring down the cost of production of its crude oil as the country is currently a laughing stock in the way it runs business in the oil and gas sector.

Bayelsa guber: David Lyon’ll lead APC to victory – Timipre Sylva

The Minister of State for Petroleum and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that the outcome of the governorship primary election which produced Chief David Lyon was a signal that the party was poised to win the November 16 governorship election.
Gov Sylva in a group photograph with the Yobe delegation led by Gov Mai Mala Buni, excos of the APC and some governorship hopefuls in Bayelsa State on Tuesday.

Bayelsa guber: Minister reacts to outcome of APC primary

Mr Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum, has commended the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary in Bayelsa, describing it as peaceful.
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Bayelsa guber: APC primaries hold in 105 wards

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted the direct primaries mode to select the candidate to fly its flag in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Bayelsa.
The pioneer Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty for Niger Delta militants, Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, has said he would deploy the amnesty template to tackle insecurity in Bayelsa if elected governor.

Bayelsa guber: Intrigues as Timi Alaibe, Douye Diri battle for PDP ticket

There is apprehension in Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of tomorrow’s governorship primary where the flagbearer of the party for the November 16 governorship election will be elected.

VP Osinbajo presides over economic management meeting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, presided over the first Economic Management Team meeting of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led second term in office.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Nigeria must bring down the cost of production of its crude oil as the country is currently a laughing stock in the way it runs business in the oil and gas sector.

Minister promises to reduce oil production cost

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, on Tuesday promised to reduce oil production cost in the country.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Nigeria must bring down the cost of production of its crude oil as the country is currently a laughing stock in the way it runs business in the oil and gas sector.

Nigeria a laughing stock in oil business – minister

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Nigeria must bring down the cost of production of its crude oil as the country is currently a laughing stock in the way it runs business in the oil and gas sector.

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