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NNPC Pipeline Explodes

NNPC Pipeline Explodes

The Niger Police Command on Sunday deployed armed personnel to prevent people from scooping petroleum products from the NNPC pipeline that exploded in Dagbo community, Paikoro Local Government Area. Dibal Yakadi, Commissioner of Police in Niger, announced this while addressing journalists at the depot in Minna. He said that deployment became necessary in view of

Lagos ports receive 11 ships conveying petrol, others

No fewer than 12 ships carrying various products are at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports waiting to berth, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday in Lagos. It said three of the vessels contained petrol, while the remaining nine ships would berth with aviation fuel, uria, bulk gas, diesel and fertilizer. The NPA stated

States insist NNPC must remit N20b to Federation Account

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) appears to be set for a long drawn battle with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over alleged non-remittance of N20billion to the federation account by the corporation. Chairman of the Finance Commissioners Forum, Mr. Mamood Yunusa, told reporters last night in Abuja that the NNPC must pay fully

2018 Budget: NUPENG Rejects Cut In Fiscal Allocation For Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Other Trunk Roads, Calls For Reversal

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas workers (NUPENG) has cried out condemning whopping N19.15bn cut from the proposed allocations in the 2018 national budget meant to address critical road infrastructure projects across the country. NUPENG, in a statement on Sunday signed by its National President, Comrade William Akporeha utterly condemned the action of

Kachikwu: Nigeria opposes boost in crude oil supply

Minister of state for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, said Nigeria would advise against additional oil supply to the global market by OPEC and non-OPEC members. Kachikwu made the country’s position known in an interview with journalists on Thursday ahead of the 174th Meetings of the OPEC Conference and the OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial meeting