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Niger Delta: FG moves to end pipeline bombings, arms proliferation

The Federal Government has set up a committee to liaise with stakeholders in the Niger Delta region to end the bombing of pipelines and the proliferation of small arms...

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NNPC stops kerosene importation

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has stopped the importation of Dual Purpose Kerosene into the country for three months running, its latest financial...

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Tension in Bayelsa, as aggrieved communities plan showdown with Shell over GMoU, Bonga Oil spills

Twelve aggrieved Bayelsa communities have resolved to shut down operations of the Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, in their domains after the expiration of a...

Oil rises as investor confidence over US polls boosts risk assets

Oil prices rose on Tuesday ahead of the U.S. presidential election as investors unwound some of their recent bets against economically sensitive assets such as crude and...

NBS: Investment inflow into Nigeria rises by 74% to $1.8bn

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Monday released the capital importation report for the third quarter of 2016 with the country recording an increase of 74.84...

Agip Oil pipeline leak pollutes Bayelsa community

An oil leak from Tebidaba-Ogboinbiri crude line operated by Nigerian Agip Oil Company has discharged massive volume of crude into the surrounding environment, a field...

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EFCC closes case in trial of ex-NIMASA DG

Counsel to a former acting Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Calistus Obi who is standing trial on a N136 million fraud...

Former NIMASA DG Patrick Akpobolokemi converted N496m to personal use- Witness

A prosecution witness, Chukwuma Orji, has revealed how a former Director General of Nigerian Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, converted...

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Man remanded over illegal possession of 33,000 ltrs of crude oil

A Lokoja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 23-year-old man, Abubakar Ibrahim, in prison for alleged illegal possession of 33,000 litres of crude oil. Chief...

Oil majors invest $1bn in low-emission technologies

Ten global oil and gas companies on Friday announced they will invest £1 billion  in low-carbon-emission technologies to help combat climate change. BG Group, BP, Eni,...

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240 migrants drowned off Libya in 48 hours

At least 240 migrants have drowned off the coast of Libya within the last 48 hours, the U.N.’s migration agency said. It said this might possibly be as a result of...

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Navy recovers 312 cattle, arrests two cattle rustlers in Kaduna

Personnel of the Nigerian Navy School of Armament and Technology Kachia  has recovered over 312 stolen cows from cattle rustlers and arrested two suspects in parts of...