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September 24, 2018 10:31 AM Chevron: Oil workers threaten to shut down Nigeria, NNPC begs

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have threatened to shut down the country over a labour dispute involving Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) management and the staff. The warning was contained in a joint statement at the weekend by Comrade Lumumba 29

September 7, 2018 5:47 PM NNPC confirms panic buying over fuel scarcity rumour

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured that there is enough fuel in the country and that there is no need for panic buying of petroleum products by motorists and the public. The corporation disclosed this in a statement issued by its spokesman, Ndu Ughamadu, on Friday. The panic buying followed reports of an ultimatum issued by the Nigeria 21

August 30, 2018 8:09 PM FAAC: FG, States, LGs share August allocation [Breakdown]

Federal, states and local governments on Thursday shared N714.8 billion revenue generated in July. The figure indicated a decline of N107.1 billion when compared to what was generated in June. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, while briefing newsmen in Abuja on the outcome of the monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting 27

August 29, 2018 7:14 PM Presidency reveals why Buhari rejected PIGB

President Muhammadu Buhari withheld his assent from the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) because of “legal and constitutional reasons”, his aide on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, has said. Enang described as blackmail reports that Buhari rejected the bill because it whittled down his power as Minister of Petroleum Resources 23

August 20, 2018 3:44 PM Police arrest seven suspected killers of NUPENG official

The Delta State Police Command has arrested seven suspects over the alleged murder of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum & Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, task force chairman, Emmanuel Akpokevughe, DAILY POST can report. The Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Muhammad Mustafa, disclosed this in a chat with our correspondent on Monday. CP Mustafa said the suspects 22

August 17, 2018 9:03 AM Ibeto disappears in court

An alleged pipeline vandal, Kingsley Ibeto, ran away without a trace after arraignment before a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday. The Nigeria Civil and Security Defence Corps (NCSDC) had charged the accused with unlawful dealing in petroleum product before a vacation judge, Justice Chuka Obiozor. He is facing a two-count charge bordering on dealing 19

August 10, 2018 9:12 AM Akpabio’s defection: PDP days in Akwa Ibom are numbered – Don Etiebet

Former Minister of Petroleum, Chief Don Etiebet has said that Akwa Ibom State will cease to be a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP-controlled state with the defection of former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Akpabio, the immediate past governor of the state under the PDP, was on Wednesday received into the APC by the National 26

August 7, 2018 11:23 AM Akpabio’s defection: Why I won’t rejoice yet – Don Etiebet

Former Minister of Petroleum and caucus leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom State, Chief Don Etiebet, has said the defection of former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio is still a rumour until he personally confirms he has truly decamped. Akpabio, a two-term PDP governor of Akwa Ibom state, is expected to defect 24

August 1, 2018 12:45 PM DPR seals off 6 petrol stations in Niger –

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Niger has sealed six filling stations over alleged sharp practices. Abdullahi said the defaulters would be made to face the penalty as stipulated in the regulations. “Every offence has its own penalty. For instance, if a filling station is sealed for under delivering, the fine is N100,000 per pump and such station 22

July 27, 2018 7:48 AM Average Petrol Price drops to N148 per liter in June

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said the average price paid by consumers for premium motor spirit (petrol) dropped to N148.1 in June 2018 from N150.2 in May this year. The drop represented a decrease of -1.5% year-on-year and -1.4% month-on-month in 2018. The bureau in its Premium Motor Spirit (Petrol) Price Watch (June 2018), reported that Borno 27