The Senate Committee on Works has invited the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) over the lingering Apapa gridlock. The Chairman of the committee, Senator Kabiru Gaya, made this known Thursday in a meeting with the management of APM Terminals in Abuja.He further said the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), farm tank owners, manufacturers and […]
The former Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Engr Andrew Yakubu has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Kano to vacate the order of forfeiture it earlier granted federal government. Yakubu wants the court to set aside the order and return the $9,772,800 and £74,000 belonging to him because the court […]
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru has urged petroleum marketers to sell household kerosene at N150 per litre. Currently marketers sell kerosene between N180 and N200 per litre, and it is also sold outside the petrol stations at N250 per litre. A statement by NNPC on Friday […]
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed willingness to work with the Spanish National Oil Company (REPSOL) to boost its refining capacity. Presently over 80 percent of petrol consumed in Nigeria are imported from foreign refineries. The nation’s four refineries located in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna have over the years operated far below […]
Niger State government has informed the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government of a large quantity of crude oil in the Bida Basin awaiting exploration. In a statement by Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Jonathan Vatsa, the government said the immediate past state government, through a committee it set up, had confirmed the availability of […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to increase the tempo of crude oil exploration activities in the northern part of the country. Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mr Maikanti Baru, who disclosed this, yesterday, when the governor of Bauchi State, Mr Mohammed Abubakar, paid him a courtesy visit in […]
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