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Strike: Senate urges FG to dialogue with oil marketers over subsidy arrears

Senate passes PIGB

Nigeria’s upper legislative chamber, the Senate, on Wednesday passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB). The red chamber also passed the National Institute...

PIGB: NASS vows push for presidential assent

PIGB: NASS vows push for presidential assent

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has vowed that the National Assembly will continue to mount necessary pressure to get presidential assent on the Petroleum Industry...

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National Assembly transmits PIGB to Buhari

The National Assembly said on Friday that it has transmitted the final harmonised copy of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) to President Muhammadu Buhari for...

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PIGB: Are we ready for the impending change?

One of the most significant bills passed by the 8thnational assembly is the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB). The significance of the passage of the bill is...

Buhari commiserate with Nasarawa over gas explosion

PIGB: Buhari yet to receive bill

The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari has yet to receive a copy of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIBG) passed into law by the National Assembly. The...

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PIGB: Group seeks creation of separate regulator for upstream, downstream

Major Oil Marketers of Nigeria (MOMAN) and the Organised Private Sector (OPS) have called for the creation of separate regulatory bodies for the upstream and downstream...

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NEIT advocates effective implementation of PIGB

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Tuesday expressed concern over Nigeria’s inability to put in place the required laws to fix the...

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PIGB on its way to the President’s desk

It started as the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) introduced nearly ten years ago, and aimed at reforming the petroleum industry in Nigeria. It was actually described as...

Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu

PIGB on its way to the President’s desk

It started as the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) introduced nearly ten years ago, and aimed at reforming the petroleum industry in Nigeria. It was actually described as...

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Nigeria moves closer to turning long-awaited PIGB into law

Nigeria moved closer to turning the first part of a long-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill (PIGB)  into law after the lower house passed the same version of the...

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Reps pass PIGB, summon Kachikwu, Baru over fuel subsidy payment 

By Omotilewa Quadri   The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the bill for an Act to provide for the Governance and Institutional framework for the Petroleum...

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Delay in PIGB passage capable of driving investors from Nigeria –SEPLAT CEO

Chief Executive Officer of Seplat Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Austin Avuru has lamented the delay that trailed the passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance...