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The Minister of State for Petroleum, Timpre Sylva, Monday blamed the dwindling oil reserves on none passage of Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday justified the current move by the Senate to amend the law on Production Sharing Contract in the oil industry.
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President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, on Wednesday charged standing committees of the upper chamber to ensure the discharge of their duties with a view to addressing major challenges facing the nation.
The implementation of the proposed reduction of the federal government’s equity holding in the joint ventures in the oil industry is one of the priorities of the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva.
The speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has commended the leader of the South African Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Julius Malema, for condemning xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other foreign nationals in South Africa.
The House of Representatives resumed plenary on Tuesday after an annual recess that lasted almost two months.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has urged members of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) to join effort to keep the corporation in check for transparency and accountability.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with the leadership of the Lagos State Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI).
The Senate on Tuesday resolved to invite the Minister (and Minister of State) for Petroleum Resources and Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kolo Kyari, over the status of refineries in the country.
Pengassan hails new NNPC chief’s appointment, seeks end to fuel subsidy, obsolete refineries’ challenges
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has urged the new Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mr Mele Kyari, to urgently address fuel subsidy challenge.
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has urged the Federal Government not to grant approval for any new gas project that does not abide by the zero gas flare policy.
The Edo State wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has backed out of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) planned strike as it urged its members to remain at their various duty posts in schools across the state.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.
Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has boasted that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) will win next month’s governorship election.
Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz could leave the club at the end of the season, manager Peter Bosz told Sport Bild, via the Mirror, on Wednesday.
Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed as habitual deception and mudslinging an allegation by Governor Seriake Dickson that the party was about to form “a government of criminals and cultists” in the state.
Nigeria’s 11 years old, Naomi Oloyede, addressed the UN Office on Drugs and Crime international conference in Vienna, where she called for a better life for children all over the world.
Dapo Olorunyomi, publisher of Premium Times online newspaper, has called for special honour to the late Dr Stella Adedevoh, over her bravery that warded off the dreaded Ebola epidemic from Nigeria.
Basketball superstar LeBron James was accused of turning a blind eye to Chinese repression on Tuesday after he criticized a Houston Rockets executive for angering China with a “misinformed” tweet supporting protesters in Hong Kong.
Japan is ready to spend 710 million yen (6.5 million dollars) to deal with the devastating effects of Typhoon Hagibis, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday.
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) Kano unit, has commended the launching of the automation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry.