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Senate wants NNPC to re-evaluate pipelines surveillance measures

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, said government officials conniving with criminals involved in vandalising oil pipelines should be sanctioned and prosecuted if identified.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senator Lawan: Officials conniving with pipeline vandals must be sanctioned, prosecuted

The President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, said officials of government conniving with criminals involved in vandalising oil pipelines should be prosecuted if identified.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 7

House of Reps urges cleanup of oil spillage in Delta community

The House of Representatives has called for an immediate cleanup of oil spillage at Ovade-Oghara in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State.

Group donates books, instructional materials to schools, empowers women

The South East Yagba Development Association Women’s wing (SEYDAW), has donated books and instructional materials to schools in 15 communities in the area.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.

NNPC: Nigeria’ll comply with OPEC production agreement

This is as NNPC and the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) have assured of robust collaboration to urgently mitigate incidences of oil spill across the country.
The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday arrested oil thieves along Bakana creeks, Port Harcourt in Rivers state.

Nigerian Navy destroys N8.4 billion crude oil

About 131,085.06 barrels of crude oil and 29,612,202 litres of illegally refined products valued at about N8.4 billion have been destroyed by the Nigerian Navy (NN) between January and June 19, it was learnt.

Chevron: Only Ojumole oil well burnt in Ondo

The Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) has emphasized that only one oil well (Ojumole) was affected by the penultimate Thursday fire in Ikorigho community of Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo state.
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Aiteo announces closure of Nembe Creek Trunk Line 48 hours after reopening

Barely 48 hours after Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company announced the reopening of operations on the Nembe Creek Trunk Line (NCTL), the facility has again been shut down.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

President Buhari declines assent to NOSDRA amendment bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) amendment Bill, 2018.

Federal government faults FAAN, NTDC, others over non-remittance of operating surplus

The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) has faulted several government agencies’ reluctance to remit their operating surplus into the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF).
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National Assembly may veto Muhammadu Buhari on NOSDRA Amendment Bill

Members of the House of Representatives and Civil Society Organisations on Wednesday said there may be need to veto President Muhammadu Buhari if he fails to sign into law the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency Amendment Bill 2018.

Gunmen abduct four oil workers in Bayelsa

Suspected kidnappers operating in the creeks of Bayelsa State have reportedly abducted four oil workers along the waterways of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Amnesty office partners NOSDRA on disaster reduction in Niger Delta

Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, has said PAP will collaborate with the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) on disaster reduction programmes in the Niger Delta.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

Experts urge President Buhari to fast track PIGB signing

Some cross section of environmental experts and professionals in the upstream and downstream sector, on Thursday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to quickly assent to the Petroleum Industry and Governance Bill (PIGB).

Court: Shell liable to $3.6 billion fine over Bonga oil spill

Oil giant, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited, is liable to a $3.6 billion fine levied on it by the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) over a 2011 crude oil spill offshore on Nigeria’s coastline, a federal court has ruled.

Governor Dickson to set up task force to check illegal refinery

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Wednesday said the government would set up a task force to check the activities of illegal crude oil refineries to protect the environment in Bayelsa state.

Federal government explains causes of soot in Rivers

The Federal Government said the soot, currently being experienced in Port Harcourt and its environs, was caused by activities of illegal oil refiners, bunkers and burning of tyres.

Federal government initiates contingency plan to check oil spill

The Federal Government has initiated a National Oil Spill Contingency Plan (NOSCP) for cleanup and remediation of impacted oil spill sites in the country, an official said.

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AGF: Federal government has ordered probe of court invasion by DSS

The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into the Friday invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by the operatives of the Department of State Service, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Pensioners beg President Buhari to give them free healthcare services

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve free medical treatments for them who are 70 years and above across the country.