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Edo, Delta communities urge Seplat to end gas flaring, employ youths

Host communities of Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc in Edo and Delta States have urged the company to gradually put an end to gas flaring to reduce the health implications on residents around the installations and environs.

Host communities demand end to gas flaring

The Oben Communities of Orhionmwon Local Government Area, Edo State have demanded an end to gas flaring by Oil and Gas Producing Companies in the area.
Seplat Petroleum Development Company

Traditional ruler charges Seplat to increase investments in host communities

A traditional ruler in Edo, King Odoligie Ogiemwonyi, has charged the management of Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc., to increase investments in the host communities of the company, to make life worth living for citizens.

DPR: Network code will address gas infrastructure development

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says the recently-inaugurated Nigerian Gas Transportation Network Code (NGTCN) will address gas infrastructure development in the country.
Godwin Obaseki

Benin chamber, Edo government revive trade fair

The Fair holds at the Trade Fair Permanent Site, Aerodrome Close, Off Goodwill Street, Off Ekehuan Road, Benin City, and would attract local and international businesses to stimulate commerce as well as local, bilateral and multilateral business collaborations in the state.

Youths protest as sisters die in Benin road accident

Tension rose in Benin on Saturday morning as a BMW sedan 5 series car overrun and killed four sisters at Uselu along Lagos-Benin road, Benin city.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: I cannot continue Adams Oshiomhole’s bad policies

Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Chief Taiwo Akerele, has picked holes in comments by some supporters of Governor Adams Oshiomhole that the Governor did not continue with projects and policies of his predecessor.

Two senior NSCDC officers abducted in Edo

Two senior officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), were yesterday, abducted in Edo State by gunmen suspected to kidnappers.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Edo governor congratulates President Buhari on tribunal victory

Mr. Godwin Obaseki, Edo State governor, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, describing the verdict of the tribunal as well-deserved.
Seplat Petroleum Development Company

Seplat grows profit by 15.6% to N37b in H1

Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc sustained its growth trajectory in the first half as pre-tax profit rose by 15 per cent to N37 billion, equivalent to $121 million.
Maikanti Baru

NNPC chief inaugurates $60 million Egbaoma gas plant in Delta

The Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, Saturday inaugurated Egbaoma Gas Processing Plant (EGPP), which cost a whopping sum of $60 million.

Federal government, NNPC committed to gas-based industrialisation

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it was committed to pursuing the federal government’s aspiration of aggressively deploying the nation’s vast gas resources for economic growth.
Maikanti Baru

Ibe Kachikwu, Maikanti Baru advocate gas economy for Nigeria

Dr Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporate (NNPC) and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu said the huge gas deposit in the country was a veritable tool for economic diversification.
Indonesian police and military special forces take part in an anti-terrorism drill ahead of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia Photograph- Tatan Syuflana-AP

Amnesty: Indonesian police kill dozens ahead of Asian Games

Indonesian police have shot dead more than 70 people this year in a crackdown on petty criminals ahead of the Asian Games, which are due to start this weekend, a human rights group said on Friday.
A man salvages valuable items as workers destroy houses with an excavator after an earthquake hit the area of Gangga on August 12, 2018. An earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has killed 387 people, authorities said on August 11, adding hundreds of thousands of displaced people were still short of clean water, food and medicine nearly a week on. / AFP PHOTO / ADEK BERRY

Indonesia quake death toll tops 400 as more bodies recovered

"Search and rescue teams are still removing victims who were buried beneath collapsed buildings and landslides," said national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.

NNPC to inaugurate 614km AKK gas pipeline project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said arrangements were underway for the historic groundbreaking of the 40inch x 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna–Kano (AKK) gas pipeline and stations.

PDP sponsors bill to stop open grazing in Edo

Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has explained that it was due to its concern for the well-being and security of lives of people of the state that motivated its sponsor of a bill for the prohibition of open grazing in the state.

Fuel scarcity: We have enough petrol – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Thursday in Abuja urged motorists not to engage in panic buying of any petroleum products.

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ACON: Buba Marwa’s NDLEA appointment among President Buhari’s best

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Laura Robson casts doubt over her tennis future following surgeries

On her 27th birthday she posted a picture of herself on crutches after undergoing surgery. She abandoned the light training she was able to do prior to Christmas and has not played a tournament in nearly two years.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has taken full responsibility for Thursday’s early exit from the Copa del Rey at the hands of Spanish third division side Alcoyano but says the upset is “not a disgrace.”

Zinedine Zidane tests positive for coronavirus

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