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NCDMB, ICPC Inaugurate New Anti-Corruption Unit

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission have inaugurated a six-man Anti-corruption and Transparency Unit Committee. The committee was inaugurated at the Nigerian Content Tower in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state. The Executive Secretary, NCDMB, Simbi Wabote, commended the Chairman of ICPC, Prof. Bolaji Owansanoye, SAN, for sustaining the initiative of extending ...

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NCDMB Commends TotalEnergies on Infrastructural Upgrade of GTC PH

…………..Insisting that 60 percent of HCD for Educational Institutions……… The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has commended TotalEnergies Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited for embarking on infrastructural upgrade of the Government Technical College (GTC), Rivers State. The projects include the construction of technical workshop, 200-bed hostel, and 25-blocks classroom and are in fulfillment of TotalEnergies’ commitment to the ...

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APPO Visits NCDMB, NOGaPs, Seeks Collaboration in Capacity Building

A delegation from the African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO) has paid a two-day study visit to the headquarters of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB). Part of the facilities inspected during the visit included the 17-storey Nigerian Content Tower located in Swali, Yenagoa Yenagoa Bayelsa State, and the Board’s flagship project- the Nigerian Oil and Gas Park Scheme ...

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NCDMB Unveils Ministerial Regulations, Urges Compliance from Industry Operators

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has unveiled seven ministerial regulations that will provide a proper framework for monitoring the implementation of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act. The regulations were approved by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, in April 2021 and were publicly unveiled at the Nigerian Content ...

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NCDMB, NAICOM Present Insurance Services Guidelines to Oil, Gas Stakeholders

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) on Monday presented insurance services guidelines to stakeholders in the oil and gas industry. The guidelines was presented by Mr Simbi Wabote, the Executive Secretary, NCDMB and Commissioner for Insurance, NAICOM, Mr Sunday Thomas, at the 2022 Nigerian Oil and Gas Conference (NOG) in Abuja. The ...

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Local Content : Wabote Commends Nivafer, Unveils High-Pressure Fuel Gas Skid for Shell’s Assa North project

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Engr. Simbi Wabote, has lauded Nivafer Engineering and Construction limited for the Local Content accomplishments it recorded in fabricating a High-Pressure Fuel Gas Skid for Shell Petroleum Development Company‘s (SPDC) Assa North gas project in-country. He gave the commendation while delivering his opening remarks at the unveiling and loadout ...

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Energy Transition: NCDMB Boss Recommends Intensive Petroleum Education

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Mr Simbi Wabote, has urged the Federal Government and other stakeholders to adopt a strategy to overcome the challenges of energy transition. Wabote gave this advice in a statement by the NCMDB , as recommendation after his convocation lecture at the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE) Effurun, Delta State. ...

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NCDMB To Set Minimum Benchmark for Women in Oil and Gas

…to begin disbursement of $40m Women Fund …… The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has announced plans to set a minimum percentage of females that must be included in any human capacity development (HCD) programme or initiative that it will approve for the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry. The Executive Secretary of NCDMB, Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, stated ...

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NCDMB Boss Lays Foundation Stone of PPE Factory

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of a personal protective equipment (PPE) factory being developed by Future Concerns Group in Lekki, Lagos. The factory would manufacture products under the trademark of Red Wings, one of the world’s leading producers of top-range PPEs. The construction ...

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NCDMB Seeks Women Inclusion in Administration of Funds Under PIA

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has called for an active inclusion of women in the administration of various trusts and funds contained in the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) 2021. The Executive Secretary, NCDMB, Simbi Wabote, said with the PIA 2021 in place, active inclusion of women in the administration of these funds should be leveraged, saying that ...

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