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NPA Goes Tough, Clamps Down on Unsea-Worthy Barges, Seal Up 3 Jetties

…….After several avoidable cargo-wasting accidents…… Following increasing reports of abuses of process in the operation of barges and private jetties, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has clamped down on unseaworthy barges while three illegal jetties have been sealed.ority (NPA), has clamped down on unseaworthy barges while three illegal jetties have been sealed. A statement issued by the Authority in Nigeria ...

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Total Nigeria Deepens Road Safety, Audits 4,889 Trucks

As part of efforts to enhance road safety, , Total Nigeria PLC (TNPLC), says it has audited 4,889 trucks through its Truck Drivers’ Initiative at a training facility in Ibadan, Oyo State. Executive General Manager, Total Country Services, Bunmi Popoola-Mordi, stated this during a webinar series on the company’s Truck Drivers Initiative held at the weekend. Against the backdrop of ...

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Hydro Power Output Dips Electricity Supply to 3,657MW

The Hydro power output has dip electricity supply to 3,657MW leading to electricity generation in the country falling below 4,000 megawatts mark on Sunday. This shows that the output of the hydropower plants tumbled by more than a third over the weekend. The latest data obtained from the Nigerian Electricity System Operator showed that the power plants on the national ...

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Duport Modular Refinery 80 Percent Completed, Ready for Inauguration Q4 2021 – NCDMB

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board says the 2,500 Barrels Per Day modular refinery being established at Egbokor, Edo State would be ready for inauguration by the fourth quarter of 2021. A statement posted on the NCDMB Twitter account on Sunday by its Corporate Communications Department, said the Executive Secretary of the Board, Simbi Wabote, gave the assurance after ...

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Buhari, Osibanjo and Sylva to Participate in “Decade of Gas” Pre-Conference

President Muhammadu Buhari will alongside Vice President Yemi Osibajo and the Minister of Stater for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva feature in the upcoming “Decade of Gas” conference and high-level networking session in the pre summit of this year’s Nigeria International Petroleum Summit scheduled for March 29, 2021. The event, with the theme, “Towards a Gas-powered Economy by 2030” is a ...

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16m Barrels Missing Crude: Aiteo Alleges Attack on Corporate Identity

Allegation malicious –SPDC The last may not have been heard of the disagreement between indigenous oil firm, Aiteo Exploration and Production Company and Shell Production Development Company (SPDC) following allegations of a fresh attack on its corporate identity and that of its Executive Vice Chairman, Mr. Benedict Peters. Aiteo is claiming the loss of over 16 million barrels of crude ...

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Investments in Lekki will tripple Lagos’ GDP — Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr Bababjide Sanwo-Olu, says the multi-billion dollars investments in Lekki corridor will multiply the state’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Sanwo-Olu said this on Friday during a two-day working tour with his cabinet to the three free trade zones established in Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos. He said that the Lekki Seaport alone had the potentials to dramatically turnaround ...

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SEPLAT Drives Quality Education in Nigeria

A total of 143 comprising 100 secondary school teachers and 43 Chief Inspectors of Education (CIE) from Edo and Delta states were proud recipients of Seplat Teachers Empowerment Programme (STEP) Certificates, having concluded their three-month training on the programme. The STEP initiative is an educational programme created by the leading indigenous energy company, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc and its ...

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NNPC Pledges Support for Fight Against Illicit Drugs

As a socially responsible entity, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it would do everything within its power to support the fight against drug trafficking in Nigeria. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, made the commitment Friday in Abuja during the visit of the management team of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) led by ...

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