Sylva commissions solar-powered ICT centre in Daura, Katsina, bags title

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has commissioned a solar-powered ICT centre at the Kalgo-Gari Government Secondary School in the Daura Local Government Area of Katsina State. The centre, built, equipped, and donated by the Nigerian…

Climate Change: Nigeria to receive from $12b US fund, agree on transition plan

The Nigerian government has agreed to work together with the United States of America, (USA) to develop the federal government programme of using gas as a transitional fuel in the push to reduce carbon emission. With the agreement, the country…

FEC approves N23.52bn for petroleum, power and police ministry projects

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved a total of N23.52 billion for various projects across the ministries of Petroleum Resources, Power and Police Affairs. The respective ministers disclosed this to State House Correspondents shortly after the over three-hour FEC…

We’ll hit 600tcf of gas if subsidy is removed – Petroleum Minister

Amid the virulent diatribe against Federal Government’s desire to end the highly contentious subsidy regime, its officials have continued to use every opportunity at their disposal to drum up support for its full implementation. Just as the Finance Minister, Zainab…

Petrol subsidy ends after Buhari signs PIB –Minister

The assent of the Petroleum Industry Bill by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will put an end to petrol subsidy in Nigeria, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, announced on Monday. Sylva announced this…

How Nigeria ‘accidentally’ discovered 206trn cubic feet gas reserve –Sylva

Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that the country accidentally discovered 206 trillion cubic feet of gas reserves while in search of crude oil. Sylva, who disclosed this in Abuja , said that the country could…

Nigeria’s next move- Ehi Braimah

When the January 9 Collective (J9C), a group of Nigerians who are keen for Nigeria to make progress and march forward, invited speakers, discussants and other key stakeholders to yet another conference two months ago, the theme was, “Evolved Generation,…

FG may approve fuel price hike this week

A new fuel price band between N170 and N175 may be approved by the federal government this week, Daily Trust has learnt. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the sole importer of refined petroleum products was selling at the old…

*Guns recovered as landlord shoots okada union chair over rent (Punch)*Lagos APC warns against mayhem over reopening of Lekki tollgate (Guardian)

Guns recovered as landlord shoots okada union chair over rent (Punch) A landlord, identified simply as Afuye, has been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly shooting his tenant, Olaoluwa-Daniel Yaya, over outstanding rent at their…

*Police arrest house help for killing former employer (Vanguard)*Again, UNILAG postpones 2020/2021 post-UTME screening (Punch)

Police arrest house help for killing former employer (Vanguard) Nasarawa State Police Command on Thursday said it has arrested a 27-year-old Cephas Iliya for killing his former employer, late Martin’s Omeri. Late Omeri was a Deputy Chief auditor in the…

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