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A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

Coronavirus: Bayelsa deploys health workers on surveillance

Bayelsa State Government has deployed health workers across the eight Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state for surveillance over possible coronavirus outbreak, especially in Brass, where an Italian firm operates.

Environmentalists urges Agip to remediate spill site at Taylor Creek in Bayelsa

Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called on Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) to halt oil spills caused by leaks on its pipeline at Taylor Creek oilfields in Bayelsa.

Environmentalist berates Agip’s response to oil leak in Brass

Rev. Nnimmo Bassey, an Environmental activist, has condemned the slow response of the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) to the Feb. 3 oil leakage at its oilfields in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa
Officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kaduna State on Thursday rescued eight kidnap victims during an operation in the state capital.

Explosion: We are investigating Agip oil export terminal – NSCDC

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) says it is investigating the cause of a recent explosion at the Brass Oil Terminal, located off Bayelsa coastline.

NOGIG: Chevron begins defence of football title against NLNG

Preliminaries of the football event of the 2020 Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry Games will kick-off on Monday January 27 at the Legacy Pitch, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, with the defending champions, ExxonMobil taking on NLNG in the opening match.

Reviving cultural values, panacea for societal problems – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said revival of the nation’s cultural values is a panacea to some of the problems confronting the country due to moral decadence.

Minister: Reviving cultural values, panacea for many societal problems

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, has said the revival of the nation’s cultural values is a panacea to some of the problems confronting the country due to moral decadence.

Oil spill forces Agip to shut-in Aggah oilfield

The Nigerian Agip Oil Company has announced a shut-in at its oilfield in Aggah community in Ogbia/Egbema Local Government Area of Rivers State, following pipeline leakage to forestall further damage to the environment.
Melee Kyari

NNPC seals $2.5 billion gas supply deal with NLNG

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has challenged shareholders of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) to work very quickly towards expanding the production capacity of the company beyond Train 7 to take advantage of developments in the global LNG market.

Delta community protests, alleges neglect by Agip

Protesters from the ten quarters of Oleh town in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State have accused the Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) of marginalisation in its operation in the area.
Israel Sunny-Goli

Bayelsa guber: Stop linking APC candidate, Agip to terrorism – Reps member tells governor

A member of the House of Representatives, Isreal Sunny-Goli, has told Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, to stop accusing the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) and the candidate All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief David Lyon, of funding terrorism.

NNPC transfers stakes in three oil assets to NPDC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, signed an agreement with Nigeria Agip Oil Company, NAOC, and Oando, for the transfer of NNPC’s stake in three oil wells, Oil Mining Lease, OML, 61, 62 and 63 to its upstream subsidiary, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

NNPC signs agreement with NAOC on four OMLs

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has signed a novation agreement with Nigerian Agip Oil Company on Oil Mining lease 60,61,62 and 63.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

GMD: NNPC to begin full rehabilitation of refineries in 2020

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will begin full rehabilitation of the nations three refineries by January 2020.

Eni announces huge gas, condensates discovery in Niger Delta

Italian oil giant, Eni, Tuesday announced the discovery of huge gas and condensate find in its Obiafu-Obrikom oil fields in oil mining lease (OML61) onshore Niger Delta region.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Portable water: FAO, Eni/NNPC inaugurate solar-powered water schemes in North-east

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and Eni, through its subsidiary Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE), have inaugurated a solar-powered water scheme in Bama, Borno.
John Sentamu

Archbishop Sentamu: Nigeria lacks will to address devastation in Niger Delta

Chairman of the Bayelsa State Oil and Environmental Commission (BSOEC) and Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, has decried lack of political will by the Nigerian government to address environmental devastation in the Niger Delta region.

Full list: 132 firms bid for NNPC’s crude oil swap

The NNPC, Nigeria’s state owned oil giant, Thursday announced that 132 companies had submitted bids for the 2019 crude for refined products programme tagged Direct Sale, Direct Purchase (DSDP).

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Although there were signs even during childhood that God would use him, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Reedeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG was not born a saint.

Pastor Adeboye donates N20 million to support Osun coronavirus relief package

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has made another donation of N20 million to Osun State government to support its effort to cushion the effect of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Osun residents.

Family denies tanker driver access to family house in Niger

Fear grips a family in Limawa area of Minna in Niger as they denied a family member access to the family compound over fear that he had contracted the Coronavirus Disease.
“There is absolutely no credible evidence of a link between 5G and coronavirus,” the UK’s department of Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS) tweeted, noting that “inaccurate information” was being spread online about 5G.

UK debunks 5G-coronavirus link after conspiracy theorists burn cell tower

While there’s zero factual support for a conspiracy theory linking the COVID-19 virus to 5G cellular technology — and the scientific community has concluded that 5G is safe — the UK government was forced today to explicitly address the topic after arsonists burned down a cell tower over 5G, and used Facebook to encourage others to follow suit.
Antonio Guterres

UN commends Nigeria over coronavirus response

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised the Nigerian government for handling the Coronavirus pandemic well.

Skype creates link-based calling without requiring the app or an account

Skype is trying to make it as easy as possible to use its video calling software. The company announced today that users can now start a video meeting and invite people to it without using the app or even having an account; the process is done completely on the web.