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PDP endorses Delta government’s decision to legislate on gas plant location

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday described Delta government’s decision to legislate on location of gas plants in the state as a step in the right direction.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

NPA: Lagos ports servicing 16 ships discharging petrol, food, as 15 others expected

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), on Saturday, said that 16 ships had berthed at the Lagos ports and were discharging petroleum products and food stuff, according to Shipping Position, an NPA publication.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

NPA expects 19 ships with petroleum products, others at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 19 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods from Jan. 15 to Jan. 25.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

Police, Amotekun, others go after Ekiti oil dealer’s kidnappers

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident, said, “The command has deployed a special team of policemen to be assisted by the Amotekun Corps, the local hunters and the vigilantes to comb the bush for possible tracking of the suspects and the release of the victim.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa queries filling stations over sale of adulterated products

Bayelsa State government has alerted the residents of the presence of some filling stations indulged in the sale of adulterated petroleum products in the state.
Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, Mr Olujimi Hotonu; Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works and Infrastructure, Mrs Aramide Adeyoye; Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, and Senior Engineer, Mr Aliu Oyewande, during inspection of Airport Road Flyover and a section of Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota-Oworonshoki Expressway damaged by fire, on Friday in Lagos (NAN photo)

Nigerian government warns public against using Lagos Airport Road flyover bridge

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Friday advised the public to stay off Airport Road Flyover in Lagos dangerously burnt by fire, pending the determination of its structural safety.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / A picture taken on April 8, 2019 shows shipping containers sitting at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

23 ships with petroleum products, others to arrive Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 23 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods from Dec. 25 to Jan. 5.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that more private and public sector collaboration will be encouraged as Nigeria steps up effort to realise its target of boosting domestic gas utilisation.

Minister: Refinery rehabilitation exercise is still in progress

The minister of state for petroleum resources, Timipre Sylva, says the refinery rehabilitation exercise across the country is in its final stages.The minister of state for petroleum resources, Timipre Sylva, says the refinery rehabilitation exercise across the country is in its final stages.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Excitement as Nigerian government reopens land borders

Many business players expressed relief and excitement yesterday as the federal government announced the immediate reopening of four of the land borders, shut about 15 months ago, with a promise to reopen others before December 31.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 177 Battalion on Wednesday killed two bandits in a raid on their hideout at Angwan Mada in Nasarawa State, defence spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

DHQ: Military dismantles illegal refineries in Rivers, Delta

The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Delta Safe have dismantled several illegal refineries and impounded large quantities of stolen products in Rivers and Delta within two weeks.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that more private and public sector collaboration will be encouraged as Nigeria steps up effort to realise its target of boosting domestic gas utilisation.

AfCFTA: Nigeria to become petroleum products refining hub – minister

The Federal Government says it will leverage the opportunities provided by the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) to reposition the oil and gas sector.

IPMAN directs members to sell PMS at N162 in Kano

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Kano State branch, has directed its members to sell petrol at N162.44 per litre as directed by the Federal government

Expert: Nigerians overpaying for petrol

Bello, a former Chief Operating Officer/Group Executive Director, Upstream Business Unit at the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) disclosed this at the weekend during a roundtable on ‘Deregulation of Nigeria’s Downstream Oil Sector’ in Abuja.

DPR shuts down seven filling stations in Rivers

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it has closed seven Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) retail outlets in Rivers for operating without valid licences.

Rivers filling stations ordered to reduce petrol price Monday

The directive was issued in Port Harcourt on Wednesday by the Rivers State Chairman, Petroleum Products Retail Outlets Owners Association of Nigeria, Francis Dimkpa.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field Office, has sealed 15 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) skid stations for operating without valid licences.

Yuletide: DPR cautions against hoarding of petroleum products

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), has cautioned Nigerians against panic buying and hoarding of petroleum products during the Yuletide.

Marketers kick against reduction in petrol price

Fuel marketers have kicked against the N5 reduction in petrol pump price announced by the Federal Government of Nigeria on Tuesday.

Petrol to sell for N162.44 per litre as from December 14

The Federal Government has reduced the pump price of premium motor spirit (petrol) from N168 per litre to N162.44 per litre effective from December 14, 2020.

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Two young men suspected to be kidnappers have been arrested in Supare Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State while trying to abduct a child in his family house.
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OPC: We’ll deal with killer herdsmen

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