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Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: I will privatise NNPC if elected president

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.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Bukola Saraki wants Muhammadu Buhari to assent to PIB, other bills

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 Buhari presents 2019 Budget to the National Assembly on 19th Dec 2018-2

Experts: 2019 N8.83 trillion budget proposal ambitious

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.

PENGASSAN urges National Assembly to pass PIB to build investors’ confidence

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.
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Oby Ezekwesili: I will end fuel subsidy regime in Nigeria

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.

British envoy urges National Assembly to pass PIB, Gender Bill, others

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, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Bukola Saraki: National Assembly will pass priority bills despite campaigns

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.

PIB: Solomon Adeola calls for dialogue between legislature, executive

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).
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 17th Oct 2018 3

Muhammadu Buhari urged to reconsider stance on 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.
Bukola Saraki

PIGB: National Assembly to mount pressure for presidential assent – Bukola Saraki

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).
MUHAMMADU BUHARI 2

Muhammadu Buhar urged to sign PIGB to save oil sector

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.
Senate President Bukola Saraki

Bukola Saraki: Eight National Assembly remains most audacious despite challenges

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.
4 President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the Leaders of the delegation, His Majesty Eze Dr. Isaac Ikonne, Enyi 1 of Aba and his delegation in an audience at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. SEPT 14 2018

NGO: President Buhari rightly rejected PIGB

A non-governmental organisation, Social Action, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for refusing to assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill recently passed by both chambers of the National Assembly.
Senator Ita Solomon Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate),

PIGB: Nigerians should be glad President Buhari withheld assent – Senator Enang

Presidential aide, Sen. Ita Enang, has said that rather than expressing displeasure, Nigerians should be glad that President Muhammadu Buhari withheld assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB).

Militants announce return to creeks over raid on Edwin Clark’s home

A coalition of Niger Delta militants on Wednesday said they were returning to the creeks to disrupt oil production in the Niger Delta.

NCDMB: We didn’t complain over rail infrastructure, PIGB delay

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has debunked the sensational headlines reported in some newspapers last week to the effect that the Board has queried the infrastructural development in the rail sector and delayed passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB).
6 PRESIDENT BUHARI MEETS APC GOVERNORS AT STATE HOUSE WEDNESDAY AUGUST 1, 2018

Presidency: Why President Buhari declined assent to PIGB

The Presidency on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill for several reasons, including some provisions being in divergence with present administration’s policy.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

PIGB: Ex-NNPC chief blames Senate for President Buhari’s refusal to assent bill

Following the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to assent his signature to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), a former Group Executive Director (GED) Engineering and Technology, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Godswill Ihetu, has blamed the Senate for removing the powers of the Minister to allocate oil bloc on discretions.

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