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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.

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.

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.

‘Oil thieves’ set Agip pipeline ablaze in Niger Delta

Unscrupulous people, described as crude oil thieves, have set fire on an oil pipeline, belonging to Italian oil giant Agip, at Ubeta community in the Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers.
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.
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Aiteo fixes leak, restarts 150,000 bpd Nembe creek oil export pipeline

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.

NOSDRA accuses Aiteo of blocking Bayelsa fire probe

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.
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.
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Peter Idabor: Assent to NOSDRAs Amendment Bill will enable criminalisation of oil spill

Mr Peter Idabor, the Director General, National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) on Tuesday called for assent to the agency’s amendment bill to ensure criminalisation of oil-spill in the country.

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).

Shell: Judgment on $3.6 billion Bonga oil spill fine not binding

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) says court judgment on 3.6 billion dollars fine for the Dec. 20, 2011 oil spill in parts of Niger Delta is not binding.
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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.

Bayelsa community accuses Shell of negligence over oil spill

A community in Bayelsa State, Agoro 1, has accused Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of neglecting them after an oil spillage.

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Group urges southeast governors to fulfill electioneering promises

The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a pan-Igbo socio-political pressure group, has called on the South-East governor to fulfill their electioneering promises made to the people.

Yahaya Bello reelected as Kogi governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello winner of the 2019 governorship election in Kogi state.
Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.

Jubilation in Bayelsa as APC supporters storm major roads

Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.
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Federal university begs abductors to release it kidnapped lecturer after three months

Barely three months after the abduction of a Lecturer with the Federal University Dutsin-Ma, FUDMA, in Katsina State, Abubakar Idris, the management of the university has appealed to the abductors to release its staff from his captivity.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Bayelsa election: Senator Omo-Agege congratulates Governor-elect David Lyon

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has congratulated the Bayelsa Governor-Elect, David Lyon on his victory in the Nov. 16 governorship election.