*Governor’s wife, LASUTH to treat gunshot victim of Okada protest ban (Guardian) *Man narrates how sister was allegedly murdered in Lagos hotel (DailyTrust)

Governor’s wife, LASUTH to treat gunshot victim of Okada protest ban (Guardian) The wife of Lagos State governor, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwoolu, in conjunction with the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), has pledged to financially support 15-year-old Mariam Shobukola to…

Border closure has reduced petrol smuggling —NNPC (Punch)

The recent closure of Nigeria’s borders has significantly led to a reduction in the smuggling of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, out of Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said. In July this year, The PUNCH reported that smugglers…

There’s enough aviation fuel, says NNPC (Punch)

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Thursday said it had enough stock of aviation fuel to meet the needs of airline operators and other consumers of the product. NNPC’s spokesperson, Ndu Ughamadu, stated that the assurance became necessary to douse…

Reps committee summons DSS, CBN, NNPC, Customs over dormant ports (Sun)

An ad hoc committee of the House of Representatives has summoned heads of four government agencies to appear before in on Monday, August 19. This followed the ruling of the Chairman of the Committee, Yusuf Buba (APC-Adamawa) at a public…

FG appoints Mele Kyari, new chief executive of NNPC (Vanguard)

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, appointed Mr. Mele Kyari, the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), with effect from July 8, 2019. In a statement in Abuja, Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the…

*Firm sensitises Lagos community on malaria prevention (Guardian)*Stakeholders commend peaceful conduct of Lagos Supplementary Poll (Independent)

Firm sensitises Lagos community on malaria prevention (Guardian) As part of its social responsibility to the community, the Saro Lifecare Limited, producers of Sniper insecticide spray, has organised free malaria tests for residents of Abesan community and Ebute Metta, both…

NNPC pays $1.5bn cash call debt to IOCs (Punch)

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says it has reduced cash call arrears owed to international oil companies, its Joint Venture partners, by $1.5bn. The corporation has cash call arrears of $5.1bn. Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, said…

There is no impending fuel scarcity, NNPC debunks rumours (Punch)

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, on Thursday, debunked the rumours that the nation was going to experience fuel scarcity due to the alleged refusal of some oil marketers to lift products from the depots. In a statement released on its verified Twitter…

NLNG, NCDMB sign Nigerian Content Plan for Train 7

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) and Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB) on Friday signed off the approved plan for Nigeria Content (NC) for NLNG’s Train 7 project, which will ensure the delivery of value and benefits to the Nigerian economy.…

NNPC recovers N771m forfeited assets from oil marketers (Independent)

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday disclosed that it has recovered assets worth over N771million from some marketers, who had under-paid for petroleum products supplied to them from Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) Kaduna Depot. Mr. Mike Balami, the…

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