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Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, who was ranked Africa’s richest man in the 2019 Forbes Africa’s billionaires list, has remained consistently ahead of the pack for the eighth consecutive year, with a current net worth of $10.3 billion.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, says the university will soon install a mini-refinery equipment for processing of Jatropha a flowering plant.
Federal government says oil marketers would be paid N236 billion out of N348 billion approved by the National Assembly as outstanding subsidy claims on December 14
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Sunday said that in the course of executing the Warri-Itakpe Rail line, stations were built in the villages of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains.
The lines of aging blue, red and yellow trucks begin almost 6 miles (10 kilometers) from the gates of Nigeria’s main port of Apapa.
Dangote Oil Refinery Company (DORC) says the 650,000 barrels per day refinery has been designed to process a variety of light and medium grades of crude and produce extremely clean fuels that meet Euro V specification.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo Command, has intercepted a truck laden with 45,000 litres of suspected illegally-refined petroleum product.
Nigeria's state oil firm NNPC has extended its crude-for-product swap contracts, the country's main avenue to meet the bulk of its fuel needs, until June 2019, sources familiar with the matter said.
The Dangote Oil Refinery jetty located at the Lekki Free Trade Zone, Lagos has received its first ever ship call. The ship named “BBC Naples” berthed at the new jetty on Sunday evening to deliver essential equipment for ongoing construction work at the Dangote Refinery.
Efforts to end massive fuel importation were unveiled, on Tuesday, as the Federal Government said it plans to establish a 100,000-barrels-per-day brownfield refinery in Port-Harcourt and Warri, as part of its refinery collocation initiative designed to boost local refining capacity.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has plans to establish 100,000-barrels-per-day brownfield refineries in Port-Harcourt and Warri to boost local refining of crude oil in the country.
The Dangote Group has dismissed suggestions that the huge oil refinery being built in Lekki, Lagos Nigeria, will not be ready in 2020 as planned.
The construction of the 650,000 barrels of crude oil per day Dangote Refinery is expected to help Nigeria save over $7.5 billion through import substitution.
Experts, on Wednesday, called on the Federal Government to urgently revamp the nation’s refineries and create an enabling environment for private investment in refineries to curb the rising importation of petroleum products.
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The Nigerian navy says the Admiralty University of Nigeria, Ibusa, Delta, will commence academic activities on January 23.
Enugu Rangers forward Kelvin Itoya has stated that the Flying Antelopes are now more conscious of their unbeaten run so far in Africa’s second tier club competition ahead of Sunday’s return leg playoff fixture against Lesotho’s Bantu FC.
The federal government has accused electricity distribution companies (Discos) and the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) of using substandard equipment to execute power projects.
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The Federal government has painted a complex picture that sustains the herders and farmers clashes, suggesting that the needless bloodletting across sections of the country may persist into the future.
As the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) releases its December 2018 inflation figures this week, leading research firms in the country, FSDH Research and Financial Derivatives Company (FDC), said in their forecasts at the weekend that the nation’s inflation rate for December 2018 would increase.
Special Assistant to Kano state governor on internal revenue matters, Alhaji Habibu Sale Mai Lemo, has called on politicians aspiring for different political offices to focus on issue based campaigns rather than inflammatory comments that meant no well for the state and the nation in general.
The Plateau Government in conjunction with USAID would distribute 2.45 million of treated mosquito nets across the 17 local government areas of the state.
Several people have been killed during protests in Zimbabwe after the government more than doubled the price of fuel overnight.
The British government is considering scrapping jail sentences of six months or less for most crimes in a bid to reduce re-offending and ease pressure on the system, the prisons minister said on Saturday.