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Nembe Creek Trunk Line
Sustained economic sabotage by vandals on Nigeria’s oil-exporting Nembe Creek Trunk Line (NCTL) has led to significant losses in production, operator Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Development Limited said on Sunday.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, yesterday disclosed that the federal government plans to conduct oil blocks bid rounds in 2020.
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.
A fire on Nigeria’s oil-exporting Nembe Creek Trunk Line reported on Sunday has been completely extinguished, operator Aiteo said in a statement.
The Nembe Creek Trunk Line resumed normal operations on March 7 following the plugging of a leak which necessitated the shutdown of the facility on February 28.
The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has said the operators of Nembe Creek Oilfields within OML 29 is resisting its efforts to probe the cause of Friday’s explosion in Nembe.
Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt sets aside Rivers High Court order which sentenced Shell managing director Osagie Okunbor, and two other senior officers to three months in prison for contempt
Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has appealed a Rivers State High Court order sentencing its Managing Director and two others to three months imprisonment for contempt of court.
Nigerian oil firm, AITEO, has denied being behind the June 1 protest by hundreds of Niger Delta youth who accused the Commander of Operation Delta Safe, Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman, and his troops of engaging in illegal oil bunkering.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday dismissed insinuation that it planned to pay N36 billion compensation allegedly due to Alesa-Eleme community in Rivers State as royalty for playing host to its Port Harcourt Refining Company.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says oil revenue in the first ten months of the year exceeded the 2017 budget oil benchmark of $44.50 per barrel by 18 per cent.
The Ogun State Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Sunday commended motorists over the high level of compliance with the lockdown in the state.
The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, met with top sports leaders to discuss the resumption of sporting activities amid coronavirus pandemic.
A virologist has suggested that there is hope of completing the Bundesliga season, but it will mean completing matches behind closed doors and keeping the players under exceptionally close observation.
Against the backdrop of low awareness of the rural dwellers on personal hygiene and environmental sanitation as remedy in curtailing the spread of Covid-19 pandemic, the Chairman of Ibaji Traditional Area Council in Kogi State, Chief John Egwemi has promised to take the campaign to the doorsteps of the people at the grassroots.
Former Leeds and Manchester City defender, Danny Mills, has hit out at the PFA’s sluggish response to calls for players’ wages to be cut in response to the coronavirus crisis.
The federal government has explained the spike in the number of Covid-19 infections in the country, blaming it on the porous nature of Nigeria’s land borders and predicting that soon, there could be more infections in the eastern flank of the country as people move on foot across borders.
The ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has called on the Federal Government to track and monitor the utilisation of resources committed to the COVID-19 response by setting up a clear accountability mechanism structure in partnership with Civil Society Organisations.
Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan says it would only be “fair” for rivals Liverpool to be awarded the English Premier League trophy if the season cannot be completed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The Lagos State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, and the Medical Guild yesterday alleged undue “harassment” of medical doctors and other health workers in Lagos even as they decried what they described as ‘uncomplimentary’ statement credited to the State Commissioner of Police, CP, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, on the movements of health workers following restriction of movement informed by the fight against the spread of coronavirus in the country.
The renewed onslaught against armed bandits in Zamfara by the military under Operation Hadarin Daji (OPHD) is gaining momentum and has disorganised the hoodlums.