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PENGASSAN Urges FG to Restore Vandalised Pipelines, Prosecute Oil Thieves

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has called on the Federal Government to ensure it sustains the fight to the nation’s vandalised pipelines and increasing crude oil production. PENGASSAN also demanded that all those arrested in connection with economic sabotage of pipeline vandalism should be prosecuted and if found guilty, be made to face the ...

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Nigerian Unemployment Rate May Worsen -ILO

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has warned that millions in Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan countries face the dire risk of high unemployment in 2023. The ILO expressed worry that the Russia-Ukraine war pushed millions more Nigerians into poverty in 2022 and many would be further impoverished this year. The United Nations agency, whose mandate is to advance social and economic ...

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NUPENG Threatens to Shut Eleme Petrochemicals Over Alleged Anti-Labour Practices

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has threatened to cripple operations of Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Company in Rivers State, over alleged anti-labour practices. In a statement weekend, NUPENG alerted government, security agencies and the public in general to what it described as “the anti-labour, crude and unscrupulous machinations of the management of Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Company in ...

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NUPENG Threatens Strike Over Alleged Security Harassment

Petroleum Tanker Drivers Branch of National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, (PTD– NUPENG) has threatened strike over the illegal activities and high-handedness of some security agents, particularly the Military Task Force in the Port Harcourt zone of the Union. This may end the relief being experienced by Nigerians at Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol retail outlets across the ...

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Sahara Group Unveils ‘Responsibly Sahara’ Iniitiative to Enhance Sustainability

Leading energy and infrastructure conglomerate Sahara Group has flagged off the “Responsibly Sahara” initiative to enhance the organisation’s sustainability footprint across Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Ejiro Gray, Director, Governance and Sustainability, Sahara Group, said the initiative would embody Sahara Group’s march towards greening its operations progressively to promote access to clean energy and environmental sustainability. “The Responsibly ...

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Chevron Relocates Logistics Base from Onne to Warri

Chevron Nigeria Limited on Wednesday confirmed relocation of its base for logistics support activities from Onne Shore in Rivers to Warri and Escravos in Delta . Chevron’s General Manager, Policy Government and Public Affairs, Mr Esimaje Brikinn, made the confirmation in Lagos. According to Brikinn, the migration of Chevron’s shore base from Onne to Escravos and Warri is to enable ...

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Fuel Scarcity : Organized Labour Unions Seek an End to Crisis, Accused Government of Being Culpable

The leaderships of the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress on have expressed concerns over the “persistent” shortage and uncontrollable prices consumers current face in Nigeria. The two unions lamented that the persistent scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol had become a source of pain to the Nigerians. In a statement, the two unions accused ...

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FIPL Targets Energy Mix Expansion, Appoints Nwangwu CEO

The Board of First Independent Power Limited (FIPL), a Sahara Power Group company, has announced the appointment of Dr. Kenechukwu Nwangwu as its new Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as FIPL moves to ramp up generation via alternative energy sources. A statement by the Head, Corporate Communications, Sahara Group Limited, Mr. Bethel Obioma, quoted the Group Managing Director (GMD), Sahara ...

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Women in PENGASSAN Decry Poor Funding of Education

As part of its efforts to assist in improving quality and standard of education in the country, Women in Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, WIP, Lagos zone, has presented reading materials among other items to primary school pupils in the state. The beneficiaries are no fewer than 200 pupils of Community Primary School, Odo-Nla, under ...

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Lekki Free Trade Zone Appoints Deputy MD

The Lekki Free Zone Development Company has appointed Bolatito Ajibode as its new deputy managing director to focus on strengthening and expanding its core business. Following a comprehensive assessment of her training and track record as a banker with over 30 years of corporate banking experience across three banks and functions, the board unanimously agreed she was the best person ...

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