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Nigeria burns N281 billion in 6 months, as oil firms flare 228.8bscf of gas

Nigeria lost $779.9 million in six months, as oil and gas companies operating in the country flared 222.8 billion standard cubic feet (bscf) of gas from January to June 2020, according to data obtained, yesterday, from the Federal Government’s gas flare tracker.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

House of Reps orders probe of spills, remediation in oil-producing areas

House of Representatives yesterday ordered an immediate probe of the cleanup of spills and remediation in oil-producing areas of the country in the last five years.

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.
The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) says it is collaborating with Ghana-based Kofi Annan International Peace and Training Centre (KAIPTC) to strengthen the capacity of its staff.

Kofi Annan Centre to support NOSDRA with capacity enhancement

The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) says it is collaborating with Ghana-based Kofi Annan International Peace and Training Centre (KAIPTC) to strengthen the capacity of its staff.

NOSDRA: Rivers records 219 cases of pipeline vandalism in 2019

Nigeria’s National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, NOSDRA, said it recorded 219 cases of pipeline vandalism in Rivers state in 2019 with devastating pollution of the environmental.
The Minister of State for Environment, Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, disclosed this while also inaugurating the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) office building in Port Harcourt.

Oil spill: Federal government opens laboratory in Port Harcourt

The Federal Government on Friday inaugurated a multi-million naira laboratory in Port Harcourt to detect and analyse samples of oil spillage in the country.

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.

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Kwara United have completed the signing of former Super Eagles goalie Dele Aiyenugba ahead of the 2020-21 Nigerian Professional Football League season.

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper reveals reason for returning to the NPFL

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Dele Aiyenugba says he’s delighted to return to the Nigeria Professional football league years after leaving for Europe.
The Lagos State Government regulations for ride-hailing services such as Bolt and Uber will take effect on August 20.

Lagos to begin operational enforcement on Bolt, Uber, taxis on August 20

The Lagos State Government regulations for ride-hailing services such as Bolt and Uber will take effect on August 20.
Former CHAN Eagles forward Anthony Okpotu was on target for his Tunisian side US Monastir in their 3-1 win over Tataouine on Monday.

US Monastir’s Anthony Okpotu bags brace vs CS Hammam

Former Lobi forward Anthony Okpotu netted a brace in US Monastir’s 3-1 win over CS Hammam in Tunisian Ligue one clash on Tuesday evening.
Akwa United striker Michael Ohanu has called it quit with the club and joined another Nigeria professional football league side Kwara United.

Michael Ohanu rejoins Kwara United from Akwa United

Akwa United striker Michael Ohanu has called it quit with the club and joined another Nigeria professional football league side Kwara United.
Leon Balogun made his debut while Joe Aribo was in action as Glasgow Rangers secured a 1-0 win over Aberdeen in their first game of the 2020-21 season.

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard hails Leon Balogun

Glasgow Rangers boss Steven Gerrard said his side are lucky to have Nigeria international Leon Balogun in the team.