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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 Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the Senate president, Yusuph Olaniyonu, has described the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign any more constitutional amendment bill as “politics of vendetta”.
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 said on Thursday that he would not be stampeded into implementing oil industry policies despite challenges in the sector.
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).
Sen. Bassey Albert, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Gas, on Thursday said that the Senate would pass the Gas Flaring Prohibition Bill before the end of the year.
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 Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, has commended the leaderships of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN) for their roles in the prompt resolution of the recently averted planed industrial action.
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).
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).
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has described as ‘disappointing’ the refusal by President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Petroleum Industry and Governance Bill (PIGB) sent to him by the National Assembly, urging him to re-think his decision in the national interest.
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.
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.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to have a rethink on his decision not to give his assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill.
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.