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India court jails ex-diplomat for spying for Pakistan

An Indian diplomat convicted of passing state secrets to Pakistan's intelligence services has been jailed for three years, her lawyer said Sunday.

Pakistan foreign minister disqualified from parliament

A Pakistani court has disqualified Foreign Minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif from holding public office on charges that he made omissions on a parliamentary wealth declaration, the latest blow to the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party.

Court fines media for naming rape victim

An Indian court on Wednesday ordered 12 media companies to pay $15,000 each to a compensation fund for victims of sexual violence after they published the name of an eight-year-old girl who was gang raped and murdered.

Petroleum ministry to spend N610 million for ‘7 big wins’ implementation

The Ministry of Petroleum Resources has earmarked N610 million for the implementation of the ‘Seven Big Wins’, a programme designed by the Ministry to reform the petroleum industry

PTI, NANS agree on tuition fee reduction

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has resolved the stand-off between it and the management of the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), Effurun, Delta over tuition fee increase.

NANS gives PTI 24hrs ultimatum to reverse tuition fee increase

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has issued a 24-hour ultimatum to the management, Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), Effurun, Delta State, to reverse increase in tuition fee in the school.

President Muhammadu Buhari signs bill establishing FUPRE into law

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, signed into law the Bill establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, FUPRE, Effurun, Delta State.

Fed govt targets 100% Nigerian content in 2027

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has been tasked to ensure that the Nigerian oil and gas industry is able to produce all its needs by year 2027, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, has directed.

Why fed govt shifted focus to modular refineries – Ibe Kachikwu

The Federal Government’s focus on modular refineries is to improve local capacity, create cost cutting technologies and reduce capital flight.

Petroleum Industry Bill will open up oil and gas sector – Ibe Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, on Saturday said that the passage of the modified Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will open up the oil and gas sector to new local and international Investors for competitive growth and development in line with international best practices.

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