CNPP Backs Labour’s Calls on FG to Review Capital Oil and Gas Chairman’s Detention

The Conference of Nigeria Political parties (CNPP) has thrown its weight behind the call by the United Labour Congress (ULC) for the release the Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, in order to pave the way for negotiation with company’s management. The umbrella body of all registered political parties and associations in … Continue reading CNPP Backs Labour’s Calls on FG to Review Capital Oil and Gas Chairman’s Detention

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BREAKING: CNPP Backs Labour, Students, Vows to Resist Fuel Tax

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has thrown its weight behind Nigeria’s organised labour over planned increment of prices of petroleum products, accusing the National Assembly of taking more anti-people decisions than resolutions that could better the lives of the already impoverished masses of Nigeria.   “We assure the Senate and the federal government … Continue reading BREAKING: CNPP Backs Labour, Students, Vows to Resist Fuel Tax

Tanker Accident Kills 5, Injures 6 in Kebbi

As Nigeria battles increasing tanker;induced accidents, a fully-loaded petrol tanker on Saturday exploded at Dabi in Kebbi State, killing five people and injuring six others. TheStreetReporters.com gathred that the tanker was heading to Mahuta in Kebbi before the driver lost control of the vehicle on hilly Dabai junction, which resulted in its fall and subsequent … Continue reading Tanker Accident Kills 5, Injures 6 in Kebbi

Presidential Debate: APC Shields Buhari’s Intellectual Laziness, Says Jonathan *Charges APC ‘Prove You’re a Party of Progressive Intellectuals At Debate’

The Presidential Campaign Organisation of President Goodluck Jonathan has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of stopping its presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari from participating in a presidential debate being organised by the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) as a means of shielding the intellectual laziness and inability of the former military dictator to constructively … Continue reading Presidential Debate: APC Shields Buhari’s Intellectual Laziness, Says Jonathan *Charges APC ‘Prove You’re a Party of Progressive Intellectuals At Debate’

FG Reduces Fuel Price to N87 Per Litre

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the reduction of the fuel price of petrol from N97 per litre to N87 per litre. The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, said at a press conference at the presidential villa, Abuja, that the new price regime would take effect immediately. Mrs. Alison-Madueke said the N10 reduction … Continue reading FG Reduces Fuel Price to N87 Per Litre

#NigeriaDecides: Buhari is Clueless About How To Revive Economy, Can’t Remember His Phone Number, Says Jonathan

So Clueless? Can you imagine? Pa Buhari can’t remember his phone number –Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday during a rally in Enugu said that the All Progressives Congress candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd), cannot remember his own mobile phone number. Jonathan, whose unscripted address was mostly a response to previous statements made by Buhari, … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides: Buhari is Clueless About How To Revive Economy, Can’t Remember His Phone Number, Says Jonathan

Jonathan Pledges to Implement National Conference Report

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday thumped his chest for organising a successful national dialogue, saying he meant well for the country and promised to implement the recommendations of the 2014 National Conference, which officially closed Thursday. The president made the pledge Thursday at the National Judicial Institute, NJI, ‎during the closing ceremony of the conference, … Continue reading Jonathan Pledges to Implement National Conference Report

Former Petroleum Minister Rilwanu Lukman Dies a Month to his 76th Birthday

Reports indicates that former Petroleum Minister, Dr. Rilwanu Lukman say he is dead. He was born on August 26, 1938, he died about a month to his 76th birthday, early Monday morning in Vienna, Austria, his country of residence, after a brief ailment. Dr. Lukman, who served as Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum … Continue reading Former Petroleum Minister Rilwanu Lukman Dies a Month to his 76th Birthday

Court Orders Reps to Pay Fine Over Alleged N10b Aircraft Charter Probe of Minister, NNPC

The Federal High Court, Abuja Division, Thursday ordered the House of Representatives to pay N21,000 as fine for want of diligent prosecution in the matter involving the alleged spending of N10 billion by the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on chartered aircraft. Justice Ahmed Ramat Mohammed … Continue reading Court Orders Reps to Pay Fine Over Alleged N10b Aircraft Charter Probe of Minister, NNPC

Court Stops House from Probing Petroleum Minister, NNPC Over Alleged N10bn Aircraft Charter

A Federal High Court in Abuja Thursday ordered the House of Representatives to stop its proposed probe of the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), over allegation that she spent N10b to hire aircraft. Justice Ahmed Mohammed in a ruling said that the order was to subsist … Continue reading Court Stops House from Probing Petroleum Minister, NNPC Over Alleged N10bn Aircraft Charter

SSS Uncovers Boko Haram Plot to Bomb Abuja with Petrol Tankers

The SSS today Wednesday June 18 said the Boko Haram sect is planning to bomb Abuja with petrol tankers within the next few days. The Coordinator of the National Information Centre, Mike Omeri, made this known at a briefing in Abuja alongside the Deputy Director of the DSS, Marilyn Ogar "The Nigerian Security services had … Continue reading SSS Uncovers Boko Haram Plot to Bomb Abuja with Petrol Tankers

Alleged Missing $49.8B: Nigeria’s Senate Report Clears NNPC, Deziani, Says No Funds Missing

Nigeria's Senate Committee on Finance which investigated the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over allegations of fraud leveled against it by the suspended Governor of the Central Bank, Mallam Lamido Sanusi, Wednesday submitted its report to the Senate saying no funds were missing. Sanusi had spuriously claimed in a leaked letter to President Goodluck Jonathan … Continue reading Alleged Missing $49.8B: Nigeria’s Senate Report Clears NNPC, Deziani, Says No Funds Missing

Nigerian Senate Passes N4.6 trillion 2014 Budget

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday approved the budget of N4.6 trillion as the government budget in 2014. The budget proposal figure was increased by the legislators by relatively minimal 53 billion naira. The sum of N4.642 trillion had been the budget estimate presented to the National Assembly by the Co-ordinating minister of the Economy, Ngozi … Continue reading Nigerian Senate Passes N4.6 trillion 2014 Budget

NNPC Missing $20 Billion: President Jonathan Denies Confirming Withholding of $10 Billion From Federation Account

Nigeria's President, Dr. Goodluck JonathanFollowing media reports that President Goodluck Jonathan has confirmed that the sum of $ 10 billion was not remitted to the Federation Account by Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, on Tuesday stated that at no point in time … Continue reading NNPC Missing $20 Billion: President Jonathan Denies Confirming Withholding of $10 Billion From Federation Account

Being the Text of Speech by the Governor-General (Sir F. Lugard) on the Occasion of the Declaration of the Constitution of the Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria, January 1, 1914

You are all aware that His Majesty’s Government, after long and mature consideration, arrived some time ago at the conclusion that it would be to the great advantage of the countries known as Southern and Northern Nigeria that they should be amalgamated into the one Government, conforming to one policy and mutually co-operating for the … Continue reading Being the Text of Speech by the Governor-General (Sir F. Lugard) on the Occasion of the Declaration of the Constitution of the Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria, January 1, 1914

Bus/Mobile Advertisements in #Nigeria Simplified

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Why Private Refineries Are Not Built By Austin Avuru

Unfavourable government policy, harsh economic environment and lack of adequate fund have been identified as some of the impediments to private sector participation in the refinery business. The Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Limited, Mr. Austin Avuru, stated this at the just concluded Nigerian Marginal Field workshop, held in Lagos. According to … Continue reading Why Private Refineries Are Not Built By Austin Avuru

$49.8b Missing Oil Money: Sanusi Ignorant of How Crude Oil Revenues Are Remitted To Federation Account, Says NNPC

Engr. Andrew Yakubu faults Sanusi's claimThe Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Engr. Andrew Yakubu Friday faulted the claim by the CBN Governor, Mr. Lamido Sanusi that the NNPC has failed to remit the sum of $49.8b from the sale of crude oil saying his claim is borne out of … Continue reading $49.8b Missing Oil Money: Sanusi Ignorant of How Crude Oil Revenues Are Remitted To Federation Account, Says NNPC

How Nigeria Loses 3 Trillion Naira Annually To Maritime Crime

One of the biggest challenges facing President Goodluck administration remains tackling activities of maritime criminals, particularly the highly syndicated oil stealing, which is allegedly carried out in collaboration with foreigners. According to Nigeria Navy official, the country is losing about N250 Billion (Naira) monthly to maritime crime. This amounts to approximately N3 Trillion (Naira) annually, … Continue reading How Nigeria Loses 3 Trillion Naira Annually To Maritime Crime

BREAKING NEWS: Explosive Fire Engulfs Area Near NNPC Building Abuja

Explosive fire rocks an Abuja fuel station, with nearby buildings around the offices of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Abuja affected. Eyewitnesses, reports say, disclosed that a petrol tanker discharging gasoline exploded at the Conoil filling station opposite the NNPC building in the Nigeria's capital territory. The huge fireball could be seen in … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Explosive Fire Engulfs Area Near NNPC Building Abuja