Tag archive for ‘Oil’
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By admin On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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2017: Oil, Stocks, Naira, Tumble on First Trading Day

LAGOS JANUARY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The key indexes of crude oil, stocks and naira for brighter economy for Nigeria started the 2017 trading day on a negative note, figures have shown. The much-talked about crude More...

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By admin On Monday, December 26th, 2016
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Attack On Oil Facilities: Buhari Begs N’Delta Militants For Negotiation

Buhari LAGOS DECEMBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday appealed to the Niger Delta militants destroying oil installations in the region to sheath their swords and come for negotiation with More...

Dr Dakuku Peterside
By admin On Thursday, October 27th, 2016
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NIMASA Vows to Enforce Safety Standard in Oil and Gas Sector

Dr Dakuku Peterside LAGOS OCTOBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has assured stakeholders of it’s resolve to ensure that safety standards are not compromised More...

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By admin On Sunday, September 18th, 2016
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Recession: Dangote Advises FG To Sell Assets to Remain Afloat

Dangote LAGOS SEPTEMBER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote told CNBC that a wave of asset selling by the government could be the best way to boost Nigeria’s recession-hit economy. “I More...

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By admin On Sunday, August 21st, 2016
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Research on Alternative Energy Instead of Oil, Onuesoke Advises FG

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS AUGUST 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Peoples Democratic Party( PDP) Chieftain and Delta State PDP Governorship aspirant in 2007 general election, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has advised the Federal Government More...

Delta State Governor, Ddr Ifeanyi Okowa
By admin On Monday, August 15th, 2016
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Oil Producing Communities Raise Alarm, Says Okowa is Killing DESOPADEC

Delta State Governor, Ddr Ifeanyi Okowa LAGOS AUGUST 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Oil producing communities in Delta State on Sunday raised an alarm that the state Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, is working underground to ground More...

Ali Moguno
By admin On Saturday, July 9th, 2016
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Ex-Nigeria OPEC President Passes on at 90

Ali Moguno LAGOS JULY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former Minister of Petroleum Resources and Ex- President of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Alhaji Shettima Ali Monguno has passed on at the age of More...

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By admin On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
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Fuel Scarcity Looms as Oil Workers Threaten Strike

LAGOS JULY 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)–There is fear of an impending fuel scarcity in the country as the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria has ordered its members to leave their duty posts More...

NIGER DELTA EX MILITANTS
By admin On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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FG Peace Talks Suffer Setback as N’Delta Avengers Resumes Attack on NNPC, Chevron’s Oil Facilities

LAGOS JULY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government’s proposed peace talks with militants on Sunday morning suffered a major setback as the Niger Delta Avengers blew up several oil facilities belonging to the More...

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By admin On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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Renewed Delta Hostilities: Acting The Script of Kaiama Declaration

By Its? Harvey ?se R?d?n LAGOS JUNE 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The Niger Delta region has returned to international headlines as the hotbed of violence less than one year that power has changed hands in Abuja. The bad More...

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By admin On Sunday, June 19th, 2016
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DESOPADEC Cancels ‘Free Money’ For The Physically Challenged in Delta

LAGOS JUNE 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Due to the present harsh economic condition in the country, the management of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, (DESOPADEC), yesterday said there is no provision More...

Buhari
By admin On Monday, May 16th, 2016
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Address the Grievances in Niger Delta, British Envoy Tells Buhari

Buhari LAGOS MAY 16TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari needs to address grievances in the Delta region where militants have been blowing up oil pipelines in a conflict that has become More...

Joe Igbokwe
By admin On Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
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I foresee full blown War in Niger Delta-Joe Igbokwe, Says Militants are Blackmailers

Joe Igbokwe LAGOS MAY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A full scale war is imminent in the Niger Delta and it is going to be bloody and destructive. That is, unless senior citizens of the Niger Delta and patriots rise up now More...

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By admin On Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
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Nigeria Oil Output Crumbles as N’Delta Onslaught on Pipeline Continues

LAGOS MAY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A series of attacks on Nigeria’s oil infrastructure has pushed its output of crude close to a 22-year low, putting intense pressure on the country’s finances. Attacks late last More...

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By admin On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
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No Going Back on Subsidy Removal – FG

Fuel pump LAGOS APRIL 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government, Monday, said it is not going back on its decision to remove subsidy from Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol. Specifically, the Petroleum Products More...

REFINERY WORKER
By admin On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
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Nigeria Reopens Port Harcourt Refinery Following Militant Attacks

LAGOS MARH TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria’s state-run oil company has reopened a refinery after it was closed for more than a month due to militant attacks on the pipelines. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation More...

Buhari
By admin On Sunday, February 21st, 2016
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Buhari Jets Out to Saudi Arabia, Qatar Tomorrow

Buhari LAGOS FEBRUARY 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari will begin a week-long official visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar tomorrow, Monday, February 22, 2016. President Buhari, who will be accompanied More...

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By admin On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Nigeria Struggles as Buhari Wrangles with Budget, Naira

Muhammau Bbuhari LAGOS FEBRUARY 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-When Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari finally swore in his cabinet in November, nearly six months after taking office, he hoped to shake off his nickname “Baba More...

Muhammadu Buhari and Allison-Mmadueke
By admin On Sunday, February 7th, 2016
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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...

David West
By admin On Monday, January 4th, 2016
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David West Accuses Oil Sector Officials of Sabotaging Operations of Refineries for Personal Gain

David West LAGOS JANUARY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Onetime Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Prof. David-West has accused officials responsible for the operations of refineries in the country of deliberately sabotaging More...

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By admin On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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United States to Resume Buying of Nigeria Crude Oil- Ibe-Kachikwu

LAGOS DECEMBER 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Minister of State for Petroleum Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachukwu has raised Nigerians’ hope about the dwindling oil revenue, with the news that the United States will now buy some crude More...

PDP Chietain,Chief Sunny Onuesoke
By admin On Saturday, December 12th, 2015
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Onuesoke Faults Buhari’s Allocation of N39.4b for Oil Exploration in the North

PDP Chietain,Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS DECEMBER 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s allocation of N39.4b for oil exploration More...

NIGERIANS
By admin On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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Nigeria Reserves Dip Below $30bn for First Time Since July

LAGOS DECEMBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria’s foreign reserves dropped below $30 billion for the first time in more than four months, putting more pressure on the central bank’s bid to defend the naira and avoid More...

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By admin On Friday, November 13th, 2015
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Okowa’s Prospect of a Delta Beyond Oil

By Obodo Ejiro LAGOS NOVEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-“We still love James Ibori. He did a lot to help our people,” my father, a clergy man said to me, as he pointed to roads within the Warri metropolis constructed More...

Buhari
By admin On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
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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...