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Edo guber: Captain Idahosa writes President Buhari over Governor Obaseki’s antics

Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state, Captain (Dr) Idahosa Wells Okunbo (JP), has written an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari over Governor Godwin Obaseki.

British Supreme Court hears Nigerians’ case in Shell oil spill claim

Britain’s supreme court will on Tuesday hear Nigerian farmers and fishermen appeal to pursue claims against oil major Shell over spills in the Niger Delta.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Nigeria loses $48 million to oil theft between January to June

This was revealed by the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, who spoke in Abuja, saying the Federal Government requires $2billion to replace obsolete pipelines from Excravos to Kaduna.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Senate, NNPC clash over crude oil production cost

The Senate Committee on Finance on Monday rejected the revenue targets projected for the various revenue-generating agencies in the country to fund the Revised 2020 Budget, describing their proposed sums as grossly inadequate.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Troops destroy illegal refinery sites in Delta, Rivers, intercept boats carrying diesel

The military has destroyed illegal refinery sites in Delta and River states and intercepted two wooden boats laden with about 3,000 litres of product suspected to be Automotive Gasoline Oil popularly known as diesel packaged in polyethylene bags as part of ongoing Operations curb oil theft in the Niger Delta region.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

NNPC: Nigeria loses $750 million to oil theft in 2019

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the nation lost about 750 million dollars to oil theft in 2019.
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.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC set to take measures to curb oil theft

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says it is taking measures to address the menace of pipeline vandalism and crude oil theft in the nation’s Oil and Gas industry.

NEITI: Nigeria loses $42 billion to crude oil theft in 10 years

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Wednesday revealed that the country in the last 10 years lost $42 billion to crude oil theft.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

House of Reps approves MTEF

The House of Representatives on Thursday passed the 2020 to 2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper.

EFCC arraigns naval officer, 4 others over alleged oil theft

The Economic Financial and Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday arraigned a woman said to be a naval officer and four others over alleged oil theft.

Rotimi Amaechi: Deep Blue Project will end crime on our waterways

The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to rid the Nigerian territorial waters of criminalities through the Integrated Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, otherwise known as the Deep Blue Project.

Ameh Ebute: How military tackled herdsmen-farmers crises

The President of the Senate in the Third Republic, Senator Ameh Ebute, has revealed how the Nigerian military has been able to tackle the lingering crisis between herders and farmers in the country.

Nigerian military explains seven ongoing operations nationwide

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Thursday said the Nigeria military was carrying out 7 operations across the country.

Federal government, oil suppliers partner to sanitise sector

The Federal Government is seeking collaboration with oil suppliers to end unwholesome practices and sanitise the oil and gas sector of the Nigerian economy.

NSCDC to intensify fight against oil theft, pipeline vandalism in Bayelsa

Christiana Abiakam, the new Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Bayelsa, on Wednesday pledged to intensify the fight against oil theft and pipeline vandalism in the area.

Bishop Emuh: Those calling for breakup of Nigeria are enemies of progress

Bishop Mike Emuh, the national chairman of the Host Communities Producing Oil and Gas, Nigeria (HOSTCON), has berated those agitating for the breakup of Nigeria.

NSCDC: We are winning war against oil theft in Bayelsa

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Bayelsa Command, says it is winning the war against oil theft.

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Richard Akinjide buried in line with coronavirus protocol – family

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Richard Akinjide, who died on April 22, was buried on Thursday in Ibadan, his family said.
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Apple removes Fornite from App Store

Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

NBS, IOM to conduct study on dangers of irregular migration

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with International Organisation for Migration is conducting a pilot survey on the above named subject matter in Edo, Delta, Lagos and Imo states.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN announces intercessory prayer session over insecurity in Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over insecurity situation in the country.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

President Buhari’s chief of staff receives suspended Anambra monarchs

The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, on Thursday, received some traditional rulers from Anambra State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.