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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 Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has attacked a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bolaji Ahmed Tinubu, saying that the former Lagos Governor was pursuing facist agenda to control all levels of power in Nigeria.
Prof. Wunmi Iledare, outgoing President, Nigeria Association for Energy Economics (NAEE) says the passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) by the senate was a welcome development for the industry.
This is coming as the upper chamber initiated the override of the president on the Fourth Alteration Bill No.28.
BudgIT, a civic organisation has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to focus on oil and gas sector reforms in his second term.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as a “mafia organisation”, vowing to privatise it if elected.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) and other bills critical to national development.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presented an N8.83 trillion budget for next year to a joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja, which many analysts have described as ambitious, given the regime’s struggles to meet revenue targets.
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria on Friday urged the National Assembly to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill to build investors’ confidence in the industry.
The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has said that there is a need for a ‘pressing’ reform in the oil sector.
The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Harriet Thompson, has urged the National Assembly to pass the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill and other critical bills before the expiration of its tenure.
Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday assured Nigerians that legislative duties in the National Assembly would not be relegated to the background in view of the commencement of the 2019 electioneering campaigns.
Sen. Solomon Adeola has called for dialogue between the National Assembly and the Executive to ensure passage of the different tranches of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
Nigerian journalists have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his stance on the Petroleum Industry Bills (PIB) in the interest of the nation’s oil and gas sector.
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, says the National Assembly will continue to mount necessary pressure to get presidential assent on the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB).
Journalists across the federation at the weekend called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) into law to engender necessary reforms in the oil and gas sector.
The President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has declared that the legislature plays a critical role in democratic systems and remains the nucleus of democratic systems across the world.
The James Hope College (JHC) recently marked a milestone in its history. From the Founders’ Dinner on Friday, 28 June 2019 to the Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, 29 June 2019, the college celebrated its pioneer graduating set.
The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private part of her husband.
The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, announced in a statement on Tuesday that she had submitted her resignation from the IMF and it will go into effect in September.
The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the latest letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari describing the former’s action as patriotic.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo has requested that Nigeria summons an emergency national security conference to discuss ways out of the escalated insecurity in different parts of the country that has resulted in different manners of killings.
The Edo State House of Assembly on Monday screened and confirmed six nominees as commissioners in the state.
A governorship aspirant in Kogi State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sani Shuaibu, has denied endorsing indirect primaries in selecting the party’s flag-bearer in the September 2, governorship polls in the State.
The centre-back has signed a five-year deal with the LaLiga outfit, bringing an end his two-year stay with Belgian side Genk.
The Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, speaking at a conference on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) hosted by the consulate in New York,