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Pipeline Vandalization: Three Beninese Arrested For Stealing From NNPC Pipelines


The Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, Lagos, has arrested three Beninese, Sosu Elijah, Whesu Julien and Agosu Ogungbe, for allegedly vandalising and stealing fuel from pipelines of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. The Beninese were apprehended with four others – Omosebi Olorunwa, Daniel Akinwunmi, Rafiu Balogun and Samson Adams – on Wednesday at Owode-Apapa, in the Badagry area of the ...

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Cash Crunch: NEC to End JV Funding Regime Today

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

The National Economic Council (NEC) will meet today to consider approving a policy that will end the payment of cash calls, Daily Trust learnt last night. A highly placed government official confirmed to our correspondent that the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, will present the policy to NEC today. The meeting, scheduled to hold at 11.00am inside the ...

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Militants group wants evacuation of NUPENG, PENGASSAN, foreigners on oil fields

The militants group in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, Niger Delta Avenger (NDA) has denied claims by the Nigerian Navy that it arrested the group’s logistics supplier, saying its operatives were intact adding that the militants were winning the war. Brig. General Mudoch, spokesperson to the group in a statement said: “The news that the Nigerian Navy has arrested Niger Delta ...

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Kachikwu claims Nigeria to start exportation of refined petroleum by 2019

Speaking exclusively to the media, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum and Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has finally cleared the air on when Nigeria will start its own exportation of refined petroleum. According to him, Nigeria will export refined petroleum in the next three years. Kachikwu is in Beijing for the NNPC Roadshow ...

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Kachikwu on how job creation will end pipeline vandalism

Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of Petroleum Resources, and Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has made the disclosure that job creation will end pipeline vandalism. “I have appealed to those who are breaking oil pipelines for now, the Niger Delta Avengers and everybody else, and as you know, we are engaging in negotiations for us to find peace ...

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Niger Delta Avengers blow up NNPC pipeline

It has been reported that the new militants group, Niger Delta Avengers had blown up a large gas and crude pipeline operated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) near the town of Warri and protected by soldiers. “At 11:45pm on Thursday @NDAvengers blew up other #NNPC Gas and Crude trunkline close to Warri,” Reuters quoted the group as saying ...

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Fuel price to drop in six months -Kachikwu

Following the widespread condemnations trailing yesterday’s announcement of the removal of fuel subsidy, the Minister of state for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has assured that Nigerians will be amazed at what will become of the price of Premium Motor Spirit, fuel, in the next six months. The removal of fuel subsidy has taken the price of PMS to between ...

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Osinbajo meets security chiefs, others to address militants attacks

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday presided over some meetings as part of efforts aimed at tackling the menace of militants who have been vandalising oil and gas pipelines in the Niger Delta. Osinbajo first met behind closed doors with some top security chiefs and government officials over the matter. Chevron’s Okan offshore production platform around Escravos in Warri, Delta ...

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Sanusi reveals why Diezani was untouchable Under Jonathan

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi 11, said that nobody that had a confrontation with the former Minister Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, during the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, survived such an effrontery. This, Sanusi said, was because the former minister was one of the most powerful ministers under Jonathan. He said, “I knew that taking on the ...

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EFCC to probe Diezani for allegedly trying to rig 2015 election

Nigeria’s former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke is under investigation for allegedly trying to rig last year’s elections, a spokesman for the country’s anti-corruption agency said on Tuesday. “We are investigating a case involving the former petroleum minister Mrs Alison-Madueke in respect of some millions of dollars she is accused of giving to INEC officials to influence the 2015 elections,” Wilson ...

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