Climate change: NNPC/TotalEnergies JV achieves zero gas flare

In pursuit of meeting the targets of 20% (unconditional) and 47% (conditional) greenhouse gas emission reduction as contained in the Nationally Determined Contribution under the Paris Agreement signed by the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu administration, the NNPC Ltd/TotalEnergies Joint Venture…

Tinubu, Governors Mull establishment of State Police; seek increased local food production

At a meeting earlier today, President Bola Tinubu, with the Vice President Kashim Shettima, the 36 States Governors and the FCT Minister, have expressed preference towards establishing a state based police structure. This is in opposition to approving the formation…

AFCON 2023: Nigeria’s Sports Minister rallies support around Alex Iwobi, condemns cyberbullying

You don’t deserve that, you have been here for over forty days for love of country, you did your best   The Honourable Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh who led the Super Eagles of Nigeria back home…

Burkina Faso government, African Development Bank launch project to bolster food security

Under its African Emergency Food Production Facility, the African Development Bank Group, has provided €38.4 million—nearly the entire project cost— for PURPA-BF   The government of Burkina Faso has officially launched an African Development Bank supported project to bolster food…

NERC: Discos fined N10.5bn for non-compliance on estimated billing 

11 electricity distribution companies (DisCos) for have been sanctioned for non-compliance with capping of estimated bills for unmetered customers.   According to the Nigerian Eelectricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), the sanctions were overdue as a review of the DisCos’ billing of…

NASME galvanises support for MSMEs Ecosystem

Chairman, Nigeria Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (NASME), Lagos State Chapter, Yeye Modupe Dada, has galvanized support for her members in Lagos. Dada disclosed this at a news conference to unveil her vision for NASME Lagos Chapter on Thursday…

Access Bank Boss, Wigwe, others presumed dead in US chopper crash

It’s a sad day as Mr Herbert Wigwe, the CEO of Access Bank Plc, has been reported killed in a helicopter crash in the United States of America. However, up till the time of writing this report, no survivors have…

Nigeria’s President, Bola Tinubu signs Electricity Act Amendment Bill into Law

Establishes National Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Commission (N-HYPPADEC) Mandates 5% of actual annual Opex of Gencos from preceding year for development of host communities   After months of expectations, the President, yesterday, assented and signed into law the amended Electricity…

Senate Committee, NCDMB Hold Inaugural Meeting, To Collaborate on Local Content Implementation

The Senate Committee on Local Content on Wednesday held the first interactive session with the leadership of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) at the Senate Building at Abuja and resolved to collaborate and deepen the implementation of…

Shell Management Visits NCDMB, Plans FID for Bonga, Gas Projects

The leadership of Shell Companies in Nigeria on Wednesday sought the support of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) to achieve accelerated development of three major oil and gas projects notably Bonga North deepwater and HI and HA, which are conventional gas projects. The Executive Secretary NCDMB, Engr. Felix OmatsolaOgbe received the…

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