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President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the federal government will provide relief materials for residents of Lagos and Abuja whom he ordered to stay-at-home as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

President Buhari: It’ll be dangerous to go back to fuel subsidy era

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that it would be economically dangerous for Nigeria to go back to the era of fuel subsidy, citing grave financial cost and a return to the era of long fuel queues as certain results.

DPR orders petrol stations to upgrade facilities to dispense gas to vehicles

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, yesterday, said it has commenced the audit of petrol retail outlets across the country, and has ordered 9,000 petrol stations across the country to immediately commence the upgrade of their facilities to allow them dispense gas to vehicles for transportation.
4. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo virtually presides over the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the State House, Abuja.

Nigerian government approves local production of bitumen to boost job creation, conserve forex

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), which gave the approvals sequel to a memorandum presented to it by the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, also directed the Ministries of Petroleum Resources and Mines and Steel to develop strategies to enhance, stimulate and encourage local production.

PENGASSAN, NUPENG suspend strike

Members of Nigeria’s major labour unions in the oil and gas sector have suspended the strike they embarked upon in protest against the non-payment of their salaries.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that more private and public sector collaboration will be encouraged as Nigeria steps up effort to realise its target of boosting domestic gas utilisation.

Timipre Sylva unveils NCDMB gas hub in Bayelsa

Chief Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, has unveiled the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) Gas Hub and performed the groundbreaking ceremony of Rungas LPG Composite Cylinder Manufacturing plant, located inside the Gas Hub at Polaku community, Bayelsa state.
4. Nigeria will soon have the immigrant visa ban imposed on her by the United States overturned, according to President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari inaugurates 17-storey NCDMB building

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to spend more on infrastructure across Nigeria, focusing on finishing projects delivered by local contractors and technology that create jobs for thousands of Nigerians.
8. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

President Buhari commissions 17-storey Nigerian content development building in Yenagoa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja pledged to spend more on infrastructure across the country, focusing on finishing projects delivered by local contractors and technology that create jobs for thousands of Nigerians.

Bello Adoke gives AGF Malami ultimatum to retract ‘false evidence’ about him

A former Nigerian attorney-general and Minister of Justice, Bello Adoke, has given the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, seven days ultimatum to retract alleged defamatory statements made against him.
8. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

Nigerian government approves N283.26 billion, $18.12 million for Customs boats, scanners

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved two contracts totalling N283.255bn and a foreign component of $18.12m.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Yau Idris as new Director General, Nigeria Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA).

President Buhari names new nuclear agency chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Yau Idris as new Director General, Nigeria Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA).
Auwal Ibrahim Musa Rafsanjani

CISLAC, Transparency call for reform in oil and gas sector

This was contained in a statement signed by the Executive Director, CISLAC, Auwal Ibrahim Musa, where the CSOs expressed concern over hemorrhage on revenue flows and oil production that has earned Nigeria’s oil sector a not-too-favorable reputation both locally and internationally.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Supreme Court ruling: President Buhari cancels visit to Bayelsa

President Muhammadu Buhari has abruptly postponed his one day official visit to Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State Capital initially scheduled for today.

Chevron bags two awards at NIPS Oil and Gas Industry Awards

The two awards to CNL are – the “Award for Excellence in Environmental Sustainability and Stewardship” and “Award for the Best Exhibition Booth at NIPS 2019”. CNL’s Chairman and Managing Director, Jeff Ewing, received the two awards on behalf of the company.
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.

Minister lauds Chevron for role in growth, development of oil and gas sector

Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, has lauded oil and gas giant, Chevron Nigeria Ltd, for its immense contributions to the growth and development of the oil and gas sector in Nigeria.
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.

Federal government sets boundaries for acreage management

The statement said energy professionals and consultants gathered by the ministry agreed that to achieve the new targets set by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for the Oil and Gas sector, there is need to put a sound and stress-free acreage management policy in place.
Grace Taiga, ex-director, Legal Services in the Ministry of Petroleum

$9.6 billion judgement: Grace Taiga confirms AGF got draft of P&ID agreement – witness

A principal witness, CSP Umar Babangida, on Wednesday alleged that Grace Taiga, a former director, Legal Services in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, played a major role in the fraudulent gas supply agrrement between the Federal Government and Petroleum and Industrial Development (P&ID).
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

No need for loans if we recover $103 billion oil sale loss – Femi...

Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has asked the national assembly to work with anti-graft agencies for the recovery of “$103.7 billion lost on oil sale”.

P&ID scandal: Court didn’t consider Nigeria’s fraud allegations – UK judge

Indications have emerged that Nigeria’s plans to have the $9.6bn awarded in favour of Process and Industrial Developments nullified on the grounds of the allegation of fraud regarding the Gas Supply Processing Agreement may fail.

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Senator Mark: Edo election a triumph of people’s will

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CSR: Dangote Cement commits N4 billion to projects in Ogun host communities

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Youths should be drivers of innovation, creativity for a better Nigeria – don

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NIDCOM chief hails Ernest Ezeajughi’s re-election as UK council mayor, Efe Ajagba’s US boxing...

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