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The Head of Gas, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Mr Niyi Olowookere, said the organisation will continue to clamp down on illegal retail gas owners to ensure the safety of lives and property.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met behind closed doors with the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mela Kyari, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Stakeholders and leaders of the Rivers chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, loyal to Senator Magnus Abe, are soliciting for peace and unity in the State chapter of the party.
Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says review of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) is at an advanced stage and full passage of the bill is expected mid 2020.
Governor Nyesom Wike has insisted that the Soku oil wells belong to Rivers State in line with a Supreme Court judgment as he disagreed with his Bayelsa State counterpart Seriake Dickson, who said ownership of the oil fields was yet to be determined.
Oil minister reiterates federal government’s commitment to completion of Waltersmith modular refinery
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, said the federal government would continue to support effort to ensure the take off of Waltersmith modular refinery by May 2020.
The Federal Government has achieved 50 percent budget performance in 2019 with the release of N1.2 trillion capital expenditure.
The statement said energy professionals and consultants gathered by the ministry agreed that to achieve the new targets set by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for the Oil and Gas sector, there is need to put a sound and stress-free acreage management policy in place.
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after five-day visits to Malabo (Equatorial Guinea), Katsina and Kaduna States.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, Tuesday, disclosed that the Federal Government and the entire country is relying heavily on revenue from the Nigerian petroleum industry to finance the country’s annual budget and for the development of critical infrastructure.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Nigeria has met the 100 per cent target agreement entered into by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and 10 Non-OPEC Member States.
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Friday to participate in the 5th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.
Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has disclosed that he consciously took steps not to direct Bayelsans and supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to defend themselves in the course of the Bayelsa governorship elections and after the declaration of David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner because he did not want the state to be destabilised.
The Federal Government says it will rehabilitate the Warri, Port Harcourt and Kaduna Refineries to achieve local production of 360,000 Metric Tonnes Per Annum (MTPA) of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) by 2023.
The House of Representatives member representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli, has advised Governor Henry Seriake Dickson to be a good sportsman and accept the defeat suffered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress on Thursday formally presented the Kogi Governor-elect, Yahaya Bello, to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Bayelsa election: Governor Dickson tenders video, claims electoral fraud, violence, blames army for colluding...
The embattled Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has tendered video evidence in support of the killings and election violence that he says characterised the conduct of last Saturday’s governorship election in Nembe local government area and some other parts of the state.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has thanked Gov. Serike Dickson of Bayelsa for making it easier for the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its governorship candidate, David Lyon, to win the Nov. 16 election.
The National Pension Commission, PenCom, on Monday directed Pension Fund Administrators to implement pension enhancement for retirees on Programmed Withdrawal under the Contributory Pension Scheme.
Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday.
A male youth corps member (name withheld) serving in Delta State has been diagnosed with the Lassa fever virus.
In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better.
The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Sacked Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has criticised the Supreme Court verdict which removed him and declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the March 9 governorship election in the state.
Libyan state oil firm NOC has declared force majeure on oil exports from the eastern ports of Brega, Ras Lanuf, Hariga, Zueitina and Es Sider, a statement said on Saturday.
Journey-man and Nigeria junior international Taiwo Awoniyi is on the verge of embarking on another loan sojourn it has been revealed.
Africa and Commonwealth games Wrestling champion in the 68Kg category Blessing Oborududu has expressed delight after picking Bronze at the Rome Wrestling ranking series tournament in Italy to open the year 2020 on a positive note.
Senator Adamu Muhammad Aleiro, representing Kebbi Central senatorial district at the Senate, has vowed that the 9th Senate would continue to support President Muhammadu Buhari administration.