Tag archive for ‘Oil’
By admin On Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Onuesoke Calls For Scrapping Or Restructuring Of NNPC

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS NOVEMBER 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has called for the scrapping or restructuring of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) More...

By admin On Friday, October 25th, 2019

Delta: How N20m Oil Largesse Tears Isoko Community, Uzere Apart

LAGOS OCTOBER 25TH (URHOBOTODAY-Oil-rich Uzere kingdom in Isoko South Council Area of Delta State is embroiled in conflicts over an alleged diversion of N20 million oil largesse and an attempt to bring back exiled More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Urhobo Professionals Seek Return To Midwest Region, Lament Relegation

LAGOS JANUARY 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Urhobo in Nigeria are demanding their return to the old Midwest under their proposal for the restructuring of the country that would put resource control at the basis of relationships More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

How Okowa Cripples DESOPADEC

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa By Our Reporter LAGOS MAY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Despite the enabling law establishing the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission [DESOPADEC] to receive and administer More...

By admin On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

SSS Nabs Capital Oil MD, Ifeanyi Ubah Over Allegation Of N11bn Oil Theft

Ifeanyi Ubah LAGOS MAY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The State Security Service, SSS, has arrested the managing director of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, on allegation of “economic sabotage”. The SSS says Mr. More...

By admin On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

How To Prepare Urhobo Pepper Soup Pottage (Ukodo)

Ukodo LAGOS MARCY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Ukodo is typical spicy traditional breakfast native to the Urhobo tribe of Delta state in the southern part of Nigeria. It is simply a pepper soup dish which consists of unripe More...

By admin On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

N’Delta Peace Move: Ndokwa Indigenes Appeal For Osibanjo Visit

A group Picture on the Visit of the Executive of Ndokwa Neku Union, (NNU), Led by High Chief Johnson Opone, the Member representing Ndokwa/Ukwuani at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon Ossai N. Ossai to the More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Mr. President Meeting with Niger- Delta Region Stakeholders: Hope For Minorities?

Vice President Osinbajo and some Niger Delta leaders during one of his peace meetings…… By Samuel Orovwuje LAGOS MARCH 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The various fine points and strategic engagements by the Acting More...

By admin On Monday, March 6th, 2017

NNPC Boss, Baru Urged To Sustain NNPC Transformation

NNPC Boss, Dr Maikanti Baru LAGOS MARCH 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Notwithstanding the clandestine move by those who are opposed to the ongoing sanitization of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, the Group More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

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...

By admin On Monday, December 26th, 2016

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...

By admin On Thursday, October 27th, 2016

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...

By admin On Sunday, September 18th, 2016

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...

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...

By admin On Monday, August 15th, 2016

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...

By admin On Saturday, July 9th, 2016

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...

By admin On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

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...

By admin On Monday, July 4th, 2016

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...

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...

By admin On Sunday, June 19th, 2016

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...

By admin On Monday, May 16th, 2016

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...

By admin On Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

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...

By admin On Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

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...

By admin On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

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...

By admin On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

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...