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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) stood at 61.1 index points as at December 2018, indicating an expansion in the manufacturing sector for 21 consecutive months.
President Muhammadu Buhari vowed Friday to go tougher on corruption if he is re-elected in the February 16, 2019 election.
Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, has said that the Egina FPSO project, once commissioned this month, will increase Nigeria’s daily crude oil production by 200, 000 barrels.
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, have been summoned to appear before a House of Representatives joint committee next Thursday to explain their roles in an alleged unbudgeted funds being paid as fuel subsidy.
The Federal High Court, Lagos, has adjourned until Feb.13, 2019, a $69 million suit filed by the Federal Government against Chevron Petroleum Nigeria, seeking to recover oil revenue.
Oil marketers under the aegis of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA), and the Independent Petroleum Products Importers (IPPIs) on Sunday gave the Federal Government seven days to settle the N800 billion subsidy debt owed them under the Petroleum Support Fund.
No fewer than 1,035 secondary school students and undergraduates on Tuesday received scholarships to pursue their academic dreams in Nigeria and abroad.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket office says it had discovered 50 illegal filling stations in the state.
Nigeria and Senegal have agreed to strengthen their bilateral relation in the areas of economic, trade and industry tourism, security, defence, energy, agriculture and education, among others, Senegalese Foreign Minister, Sidiki Kaba said.
Oil marketers on Sunday appealed to the federal government to effect quick payment of their outstanding N800 billion subsidy debts.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has been summoned to appear before the House of Representatives’ Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream) to respond to an allegation that it granted unofficial approval to a Chinese firm to lift over 80 trillion metric tonnes of Low Pour Fuel Oil (LPFO).
The Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream) has criticised the federal government for not paying the subsidy claims by petroleum product marketers despite approval by the National Assembly since July.
Two officials of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, have been arrested by members of the Inspector General of Police Special Task Force on Petroleum, Illegal Bunkering and Adulteration in Sagamu, Ogun State, for breaking into Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, pipelines to siphon oil.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum, Senator Kabiru Marafa, yesterday said that the Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari was supposed to resign as a governor if he has conscience for saying that he had resigned as the Chief Security Officer of the State.
At least 40 people have died and more than 1,000 have tested positive for swine flu since the beginning of this year in a western Indian state popular with foreigners, authorities said Friday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Manchester United of the dangers of complacency as they prepare to face Brighton after beating Tottenham to extend their perfect record under the interim boss.
The federal government has released the sum of N12 billion for the implementation of Zobe Dam in Katsina State as part of its efforts to boost water supply across the country.
Ifie Sekibo, managing director and chief executive officer of Heritage Bank, says the bank will soon be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
Fabinho is hoping to see Liverpool avoid “silly” mistakes as they prepare to treat every Premier League fixture in an ongoing title challenge as a “final”.
Japanese fourth seed Naomi Osaka overcame a nervous start and distraction from flying bugs to ease into the Australian Open second round Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Aliyu Balarabe as the Medical Director (MD), Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has registered over 300,000 candidates for its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in one week.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday declined to give details of what was discussed at an extraordinary meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Super Eagles hard tackling midfield Wilfred Ndidi scored his second goal of the season in Leicester City 1-2 home loss to new rejuvenated Southampton on Saturday.