NLNG boss restates commitment to early completion of Train7

September 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

New Managing Director of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG), Dr. Philip Mshelbila, has assured early completion of the Train 7 project as well as execute more Final Investment Decisions, FIDs to secure place in the global market. Msheibila, also said the company will complete the Bonny-Bodo Road and so many other social projects to fulfill its vision of helping Read More

NLNG to set discussion on gas to energy transition in S/Africa

September 8, 2021 David Agba with agency report 0

Nigeria is leading discussion on the role of gas toward achieving global energy transition as the African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 places energy poverty history at the forefront of the event’s agenda. The conference is providing a platform for a strong, Africa-focused and industry driven conversation on how the continent can utilize its significant oil, gas and renewable resources to Read More

Buhari recovers N1tr stolen funds in six years – APC-LAC

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has so far recovered about to One trillion Naira worth of stolen funds and assets since assuming office in 2015. The APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (LAC), a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, in a statement released Thursday in Abuja, said all final forfeitures are being deployed for use in the government’s special Read More

APC govs celebrate Buhari’s assent of PIB, economy restructuring

August 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has celebrated the assent to the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the current administration has demonstrated unwavering commitment to change Nigeria democratically. The APC governors also said the new PIB present a convincing credential and commitment of the party to restructure Nigerian economy through democratic process in line with provisions of Read More

PTAD pays more increment arrears to pensioners

July 21, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate  ( PTAD) has paid an additional 9 months of consequential adjustment arrears occasioned by the new minimum wage increase of 2019 to Civil Service Pension Department Pensioners and 6months of the same arrears to Parastatals, Police, Customs, Immigration and Prisons Department Pensioners. Executive Secretary of PTAD Dr. China Ejikeme, made this known in a signed Read More

Nigeria has biggest electricity deficit in Africa – ECA

June 24, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

Nigeria has been declared to have the biggest electricity deficit in Africa, alongside Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia, according to a report by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). But countries like Burundi Malawi, Liberia, Central African Republic and South Sudan are said to have either stagnated or on the reverse concerning access to electricity. With about N1.5 billion Read More

Gbajabiamila laments as $120m scanners collapses ports

May 24, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has expressed displeasure with over 20 cargo scanners installed at a cost of more than $120 million across some Nigeria’s air and seaports. Nigeria acquired the cargo scanners and retained the service providers on build, own, operate and transfer (BOOT) basis, including terms that that the service providers will offer training and Read More

PTAD to pay consequential pension adjustment to existing pensioners

May 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has assured that all pensioners of federal parastatals are entitled to the Consequential Pension Adjustment. The Agency therefore dismissed a statement issued by the Federal Parastatals and Private Sector Pensioners Association of Nigeria (FEPPAN) published in the Vanguard Newspaper (online edition) of 1st May 2021 in which the Association alleged that it had been Read More