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The deal was witnessed by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari; Governor of Akwa Ibom, Mr. Udom Emmanuel; his Jigawa counterpart, Badaru Abubakar and Managing Director of Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Mr. Uche Orji.
Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will unlock several midstream gas opportunities and enhance domestic gas utilisation.
The federal government yesterday inaugurated the National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP) in the Southwest Nigeria as part of its efforts to make gas an alternative energy for industrial, transportation and domestic uses.
The Minister of State for Petroleum, Mr. Timipre Sylva, on Monday disclosed that Nigeria will join the global community in achieving complete elimination of gas flaring by 2025.
The Federal Government has inaugurated the Nigerian Upstream Cost optimisation Programme (NUCOP) to drive down the cost of crude oil production in the country.
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, and non-OPEC member States, have withdrawn 2.1 billion barrels of excess oil from the volatile oil market, thus raising hope on market stability.
The Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Mr Sarki Auwalu, has said that the federal government is moving the headquarters of the industry regulator from Lagos to Abuja for the sake of centrality.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, says the upcoming integrated methanol and gas project would create 30, 000 direct and indirect jobs in the country.
Osun State Governor, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, on Friday inaugurated the construction work of a juice production company at the Omoluabi Free Trade Zone, Osogbo.
The Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, has stated that the aim of the Federal Government Extended Special Public Works Programme, ESPW, was to shield the most vulnerable from the ravaging effects of Covid-19 pandemic which include but not limited to, pervasive hunger, poverty, environmental degradation and joblessness.
The South Africa-based Metallon Corporation’s bid to take control of LEKOIL Cayman has suffered a major setback ahead of the Executive General Meeting (EGM) slated for today in Lagos Nigeria.
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.
The Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that major international smartphone industries would soon establish Assembly plants in Nigeria.
A former governor of Bayelsa and now Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has been extolled for his immense contributions to the development of Bayelsa.
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.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has, for the umpteenth time, pledged its commitment to bringing down the unit cost of oil production in the country to $10 per barrel, so as to remain competitive in the Industry and deliver value to all Nigerians.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday unveiled autogas as alternative for petrol in an expanded programme tagged National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP).
Ahead the December 5, Bayelsa West Senatorial bye-election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) are bickering over the Court judgment which disqualified the APC candidate, Peremobowei Ebebi, from contesting the election.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Nigerians should be proud that the Federal Government is set to resume the importation of petroleum products from neighbouring Niger Republic.
The Federal Government, yesterday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the Republic of Niger for the transportation and storage of petroleum products.
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The Nigerian Army has announced the appointment of new General Officers Commanding, Principal Staff Officers, commandant of tri-service institution and army training centres, corps commanders, among other positions to man the various divisions, units and commands of the service.
Rivers governor: Good infrastructure reward for people’s resistance when army ‘tried to rig’ election
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said the construction of eight flyover bridges in Port Harcourt alongside other critical infrastructure is in a mark of appreciation to the people of Rivers whom he commended for, in his words, having resisted ‘the Army and other security agencies [when they] tried to rig [the 2019] election’ in the state.
The Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS) has commended the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity for granting recognition to the trade union in spite of an alleged deregistration plot against it by a rival union.
The Nigerian Army has buried a commanding officer and four other soldiers killed in the attack on the military base in Marte local government of Borno state.
Bruno Fernandes has responded to critics who claim he hasn’t done enough in the big games this season.
Speaking as guest on “Daily Digest with Jimi Disu”, a programme on Nigerian Info 99.3FM, on Tuesday, Omotoso said the government was not ignorant of the food supply situation and assured citizens that it would not be allowed to become a crisis.
National President, Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mr Kabir Kankara, has said that miners do not have any links with bandits.
Gov Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Tuesday urged media practitioners to be more circumspect while reporting issues that could further polarise the country.
The immediate past Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University of Ibadan (UI), Professor Idowu Olayinka, said the UI VC selection process had always been marred with conflicts of interest that had made the process tough and competitive from time immemorial.
Following the reopening of four boarding schools in Katsina State, civil society organizations (CSOs) in the state have called for the immediate provision of adequate security to schools across the state for efficient and effective learning.