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178 gas flare sites: lawmakers urge DPR to enforce meterage 

THE House of Representatives Adhoc Committee investigating revenue leakages in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry has urged the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR to compel oil companies to install meters targeted at harnessing associated gas for positive applications in...

Kano to spend over N80m on Health Week

 Kano State Government has said it is planning to spend over N80 million in the Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week (MNCH). The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Kabiru Getso, announced this at a news conference ahead of the week...

DPR warns against panic buying, stockpiling of fuel  

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), in Anambra State has warned members of the public against storing petroleum product in their homes to avoid possible fire outbreak. Mr Okechukwu Okoro, Controller of DPR in charge of Anambra, Ebonyi and Enugu...

DPR suspends 6 fuel marketers in Akwa Ibom

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket field, says it has suspended six marketers in Akwa Ibom for diverting petroleum products The DPR's Operations Controller in Akwa Ibom, Mr Tamunoiminabo Sundaye, disclosed in Eket on Sunday. Sundaye said the marketers lifted...

Buhari to attend independence anniversary of Niger Republic 

President Muhammadu Buhari will today attend the 59th Proclamation of Republic of Niger in Tahoua, Niger. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, said in Abuja on Sunday that Buhari alongside the Presidents of Mali,...

Ganduje appoints Isiaku as new Secretary of KANSIEC   

Kano State Governor, Dr.  Abdullahi Ganduje, has approved the appointment of Wada Bashir Isiaku as the Secretary, Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC). Isiaku was a one time secretary of the commission from 2003 to 2007. This s contained in a statement...

Police arrest three suspected cult members, recover 

 The Police Command in Cross River on Sunday said it had arrested three suspected cult members and recovered two locally made pistols, two live cartridges and one expended cartridge. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Hafiz Inuwa, disclosed this in Calabar. Inuwa...

$550m Ondo power plant: PPA will boost investors’ confidence  

The Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between Kingline Development (KLD) and Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) for construction of 550megawatts (MW) plant valued at 550million dollars will boost confidence of would-be investors in the project. KLD’s Managing Director, Mr Akinnola...

Navy recover 1330 jerry cans of petrol from oil thieves

The Nigerian Navy says they have recovered 1,330 jerry cans filled with petrol during a raid on oil thieves in Atlas Cove Island in Lagos. The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROCT Commander, Rear Adm. Maurice Eno, told journalists on Saturday...

Gov. Obaseki describes Buhari as exemplary leader at 75

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has described President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 75th birthday as an exemplary leader. Obaseki made the remark in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategies, Mr...