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Fashola: A lot of people are using electricity without paying for it

Fashola: A lot of people are using electricity without paying for it

The question on the lips of Nigerians is: when are we going to enjoy steady power supply? With billions of dollars spent on the sector in the last 17 years, the only thing that Nigerians want to see is result. Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, speaks to TheCable on the various issues

PIGB PASSAGE: VICTORY FOR NIGERIANS—ANEEJ

The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has commended the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for the passage of a segment of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, PIGB and says that this milestone is a credit to the progressive disposition of the federal government, to carry out far-reaching reforms to turn

156 million Euro power equipment rotting at port stalls completion of Kaduna Power plant; power ministry says NPA responsible  

The failure of government to complete and commission the 245 MW Kaduna power plant has been blamed on the seizure of the 156 million Euro worth of equipment by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).   Officials of the Ministry of Power on Tuesday disclosed this to the Senate Committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy,

Salient issues in Houston launching of Bayelsa/Oloibiri roundtable

By Daniel Iworiso-Markson The recently concluded Oil and Gas Trade Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas, United States of America was an exciting engagement with industry tradition of regularly reviewing and enhancing operational standards and development. For the Nigerian delegation consisting of the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachukwu and top government officials, CEOs

BOOK REVIEW: ANEEJ expands the oil subsidy debate with new book

Title: Fatality of Nigerian Oil Subsidy Politics. ISBN 978-978-959-255-8 Authors: The Rev David Ugolor & Comrade Leo Atakpu. Publisher: The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) Number of Pages: 76. Reviewer: Erhisohwode Assurance Ovie. A book is a work of art requiring a lot of discipline and painstaking dedication and commitment in all

NNPC woos investors, showcases multi-billion dollar investment opportunities

In its bid to woo investors, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has unveiled multi-billion dollar investment opportunities in the Nigerian oil and gas sector. Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, unveiled these opportunities before international investors at the ongoing Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) taking place in Houston, Texas, United States

2019 target of exiting PMS importation achievable, says NNPC

The 2019 target set by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to exit importation of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) is still achievable, Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has said. Dr. Baru made this known while fielding questions from journalists on the sidelines of the ongoing Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, United States, yesterday.

Malabu asks court to stop FG from signing $13bn project with Shell, Agip

Malabu Oil and Gas Limited has asked the federal high court to stop Shell Nigeria Exploration and Nigerian Agip Exploration Company Limited from signing a final investment decision (FID) on the $13.5 billion Zabazaba deepwater project located in the controversial OPL245. Malabu is also asking for an interlocutory injunction restraining the federal government and the

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