Tag archive for ‘NNPC’
By admin On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Kaduna, Warri Refineries Still Shut Down as Fuel Scarcity Bites Harder

LAGOS MARCH 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-As fuel scarcity continue to persist, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said of the nation’s three refineries, only the Port Harcourt refinery is operating, More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Revealed: How Diezani Approves $24bn Crude Swap Without Contract

Deziani Allison-Madueke LAGOS FEBRUARY 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Austin Oniwon, confirmed on Tuesday that there was no formal contract More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Kaduna, Warri, Port Harcourt Refineries to Re-Open February Ending

LAGOS FEBRUARY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said the country’s four refineries in Kaduna, Warri and Port Harcourt are expected to restart production before the end More...

By admin On Sunday, February 7th, 2016

We Lack Evidence to Prosecute Deziani Madueke, Others, Buhari Complains

Muhammadu Buhari and Allison-Mmadueke LAGOS FEBRUARY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari has blamed his government’s inability to prosecute those accused of stealing the nation’s wealth, especially More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

NNPC Shuts Port Harcourt, Kaduna Refineries Over Militants’ Attacks On Pipelines

LAGOS JANUARY 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC on Wednesday announced the operational shutdown of the Port Harcourt and Kaduna Refineries owing to crude supply challenges arising More...

By admin On Friday, December 18th, 2015

Yuletide: NNPC-SNEPCo Shower Gifts on School Children

The General Manager, Offshore Assets of the Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), Mr. Effy Okon, in a dance with pupils of the Innercity Mission School, Ikeja, Lagos, at the SNEPCo-sponsored More...

By admin On Saturday, December 5th, 2015

Another Pipeline Explodes in Effurun, Delta State

LAGOS DECEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A pipeline belonging to the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, exploded at mechanic village in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta, on Friday. This is coming barely More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Group Calls for Sack of NNPC MD as Fuel Price Soars

LAGOS NOVEMBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), or petrol soared by about 50 per cent at retail outlets following the hike in price of the product at the depots, Elombah.com has learnt. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Kachikwu Suspects Sabotage as Port-Harcourt, Warri, Kaduna Refineries Shut Down

LAGOS NOVEMBER 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Port-Harcourt refinery in Rivers State which produces about 210,000 barrels of crude per day(bpd) has shut down, thus compounding the current fuel scarcity nation-wide. Group Managing More...

By admin On Monday, November 9th, 2015

Treasury Single Account: CBN Imposes N4bn Fines on Skye Bank

LAGOS NOVEMBER 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Central Bank of Nigeria has imposed a N4 billion fine on Skye Bank Plc for failing to render appropriate returns on accounts of some government institutions and agencies. This More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Anti-Graft: Nigeria to Sell, Buy Oil Directly, Cut Out Middlemen

Buhari LAGOS NOVEMBER 4TH (URHOBOTODAY) — Nigeria will start selling and buying oil and gasoline directly to cut out middlemen and curb graft, the new managers of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. announced More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Reps to Investigate Destruction of ”Illegal” Refineries by JTF in Niger Delta

LAGOS NOVEMBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The House of Representatives on Tuesday commenced investigation into activities of the Joint Military Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta. NAN reports that the house is investigating More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

CBN Fines First Bank, UBA N4.8bn for not Remitting N96.4bn to TSA

LAGOS OCTOBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It is sanctions galore as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) fined First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) and United Bank for Africa (UBA) a sum of N4.8 billion for non-compliance to the federal More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Buhari Makes ‘U’ Turn, Renounces Appointing Himself as Petroleum Minister

Buhari LAGOS OCTOBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will leave the post of petroleum minister in Africa’s biggest oil producer vacant after signaling that he would take the position, More...

By admin On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Full Text of President Buhari’s Independence Day Speech

President Muhammadu Buhari reading his independence speech LAGOS SEPTEMBER 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-October 1st is a day for joy and celebrations for us Nigerians, whatever the circumstances we find ourselves in because More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

100 Days: A Breakdown Of President Buhari’s Activities

Buhari LAGOS SEPTEMBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari has been in power for 100 days and it’s only apt to review and relive, what he’s done so far. While many opinion pieces and articles have been More...

By admin On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Kachikwu Issues 90 Days Fast-Track Ultimatum For Warri Refinery to Commence Full Production

Emmanuel Ibe-Kachikwu LAGOS SEPTEMBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation [NNPC], Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has given a 90 days ultimatum to the Management of the More...

By admin On Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Why Buhari Dumps $182m Halliburton Bribe Scandal Report?…Conspiracy of Retired Army Generals

(l-r) Ibrahim Babangida,Olusegun Obsanjo and Muhammadu Buhari By George Elijah Otumu LAGOS AUGUST 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari surely meant well for the Nigerian people. His integrity, More...

By admin On Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Warri Refinery Shut Down?

LAGOS AUGUST 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-All may not be well with Nigeria oil industry at the moment as information has it that Warri refinery has been shuts down. Urhobotoday learnt that the refiney was shut down because More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Asari Dokubo, Tompolo, OPC to Sue Federal Government over Contract Payment

LAGOS AUGUST 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Factional leaders of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Dr. Frederick Fasehun and Otunba Gani Adams, as well as other beneficiaries of the controversial Pipeline Security and Surveillance More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

10 Cases of Looting Buhari Can’t Ignore

President Muhammadu Buhari LAGOS AUGUST 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as spine-chilling and mind-boggling the massive looting of the nation’s treasury by public officials, More...

By admin On Sunday, August 16th, 2015

Nigerians Impatient for Oil Sector Anti-Graft Reforms

LAGOS AUGUST 26TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of a Harvard-educated lawyer to run the state oil company demonstrates his anti-corruption resolve — but only More...

By admin On Monday, August 10th, 2015

Ex-President Jonathan’s Aide Returns N1.5bn Loot to FG

LAGOS AUGUST 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A close security aide of former President Goodluck Jonathan who was recently interrogated by security agents, had refunded to the Federal Government the sum of N1.5 billion he allegedly More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Stakeholders in Oil and Gas Sector Hail Kachikwu Appointment as NNPC GMD

Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu LAGOS AUGUT 4TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Stakeholders in the oil and gas sector on Monday lauded Federal Government’s initiative in appointing a private sector-based knowledge to drive the Nigerian More...

By admin On Friday, June 26th, 2015

President Buhari Dissolves Board of NNPC

Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate dissolution of the board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. The decision was conveyed in a letter, dated June 26, 2015, signed by the More...