I’m Troubled By Nigeria’s Current Challenges — Abubakar

Former head of state General Abdulsalam Abubakar yesterday decried the current challenges confronting Nigeria. The retired general said this in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital at the commissioning of the renovated General Hospital. His words: “As someone who has watched our country triumph over a civil war and several other crises and had the privilege […]

PIB: Reps blame Presidency NNPC for delay in passage

The delay in the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill is not caused by the National Assembly as many think, but by the Presidency and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, the House of Representatives Committee on Commerce has said. According to the Chairman, House Committee on Commerce, Hon. Sylvester Ogbaga (PDP, Ebonyi) who spoke […]

Power sector reforms: NERC urges electricity consumers to be patient

  Mr Uche Okoro, the Special Adviser, Research and Strategy, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, on Wednesday called for patience from the public in order to enjoy the benefits of the privatised power sector.   Okoro made this call at a seminar organised by the Nigerian-Danish Chamber of Commerce (NDCC) in Lagos.   The theme of […]

NNPC committed to economic growth through gas value chain

  The Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) , Mr Andrew Yakubu, on Thursday, said the corporation was committed to the nation’s economic growth through gas value chain. Yakubu made the disclosure at the opening ceremony of batches 073 to 079 Capacity Building Programme for NNPC chief officers in Abuja. The programme […]

Concessioned ports yielding high revenue

  The Senate Committee on Commercialisation and Privatisation said concessioned ports have started yielding higher revenue for the country. This is contained in a statement by Head, Public Communications, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr Chigbo Anichebe in Abuja on Sunday. The statement said the Chairman of the Committee, Sen. Olugbenga Obadara, said this during […]