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The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, says Nigeria will not support any concept that promotes a single pathway to energy transition. Sylva said this at a one-day Seplat Energy Summit in Abuja, with the theme: “Global Trends in Energy Transition – the African Perspective”. He said “energy...
The House of Representatives has summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, over alleged award of a coastal shipping contract to a foreign company. Rep. Legor Idagbor, the Chairman, House Committee on Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring, issued the summons on Wednesday, in Abuja, during an...
Ikeja Electric Plc says some area under its operational network will experience outage for a period of eight weeks to enable the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) re-conduct its 132KV lines. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr. Olajide Kumapayi, Chief Technical Officer, Ikeja Electric, made the announcement...
The Nigeria deep-water arm of global energy giant, Shell, has donated multimillion naira laboratory equipment and software packages to the Offshore Technology Institute of the University of Port Harcourt as part of the company’s Nigerian content human capital development programme delivered in collaboration with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation...
As the General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly winds up in New York, USA today (September 27), Dangote employees across the Group's operations in Africa are implementing various initiatives aimed at empowering their host communities and ensuring a sustainable present and future for the conglomerate. The initiatives form...
Geo-Information Society of Nigeria (GEOSON) says there is the need to change the curriculum for Geo-information studies and related courses to fit in to modern advances in geospatial technology. The President of GEOSON, Dr Matthew Adepoju, said this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja. Adepoju...
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Thursday, solicited the collaboration of the media in efficient disaster management in Plateau. Mr Eugene Nyelong, the Zonal Coordinator of the agency in the North Central, made he call during a one-day training on disaster management for journalists in Plateau. The training with the theme...
The National Water Resources Institute, has called on Nigerians to cultivate the habit of conserving water by fixing broken down taps and seek efficient ways to manage water resources. Dr Martin Eduvie, Director, Training, with the institute, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that it was worrisome that water...
…Posts ₦295.72bn from Sale of Petroleum Products The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it recorded a total crude oil and gas export sales of $219.75m in May 2021, representing 180.29% increase on sales from the previous month of April 2021. This is contained in the May 2021 edition of the...
No doubt, some folks are psychic, very perceptive. Some are gifted with the ability to see what mere mortals cannot see, they tread in realms where no mortal dares. It seems there are mentally gifted folks who have seen the NDDC Forensic Audit Report without the Report being in public space....
Shell, has said its research and development strategy is aligned with Nigeria’s 10-year strategic roadmap for local content being implemented by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB). Managing Director of the deep-water business of Shell in Nigeria, Mrs. Elohor Aiboni, said Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo)...
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has directed its members to withdraw their  services from the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) loading depot in Enugu. The National President of IPMAN, Alhaji Sanusi Fari, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, in Enugu, added that the directive was...
The Federal Government on Thursday expressed commitment to intensify efforts in creating massive awareness on importance of ozone layer protection through effective collaboration with relevant stakeholders in the country. Chief Sharon Ikeazor, Minister of State for Environment, disclosed this as the ministry commemorates 2021 International Day for Preservation of Ozone...
Enugu State Government says it has begun to enforce the payment of the 2020 and 2021 sanitation rate. The Managing Director of the Waste Management Authority (ESWAMA), Mrs Amaka Anajemba, disclosed this on Tuesday in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu. Anajemba said the establishment...
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has called on the Presidential Steering Committee on Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) to expedite action on implementation of provisions of the Act. Lawan made the call on Tuesday during plenary, in his address to the lawmakers on resumption from their annual summer recess. The...
he Niger state Task Force on forest exploitation on Wednesday auctioned 500 bags of charcoal confiscated from dealers of the commodity in the state, according to Alhaji Ahmed Matane, Secretary to the State Government. Matane, who was at the auction in Minna, warned that government would not hesitate to deal...
 Prof. Imo Ekpoh, Dean Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Calabar on Wednesday disclosed that Nigeria cannot solve its environmental challenges without solving the challenges of poverty and ignorance. Ekpoh said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar. The prof. of climatology noted that as...