Okowa hails emergence of Akporeha as NUPENG president
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa yesterday congratulated Prince Williams Akporeha on his election as National President of the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, the Governor commended the membership of the union on the peaceful conduct of the election at the 4th Quadrennial National…
NUPENG tasks FG, National Assembly on takeoff grant for FUPRE in 2018 budget
The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, (FUPRE Branch), has urged the Federal Government...
NUPENG kicks against hijack of modular Refineries
The Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), has kicked against the hijack of modular refineries by capitalists, maintaining that the original idea of setting up modular refineries should not be politicized. The out going President of the Union, Igwe Achese, stated this yesterday during the 4th Quadrennial Delegates Conference held in Rivers State. Achese…
Build more refineries, not depots, expert urges FG
An oil and gas expert, Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, on Monday urged the Federal Government to create an enabling environment for investors to build more refineries instead of depots.
Reintroduction of toll plazas
The call the other day by the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) for the reintroduction of tolls on Nigeria’s roads is as curious as it is interesting for the two bodies are not usually disposed to making such demands.
Military, Lagos order tanker drivers to vacate Apapa bridge
The Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, Rear Admiral Sylvanus Abbah, who was the convener of the meeting, appealed to the tanker drivers to leave the bridge due to national interest.
Reps launch enquiries into non-inauguration of NSITF board
The House of Representatives has mandated its committee on labour, employment and productivity to conduct an investigation into the non-inauguration of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Board.
`Think outside the box’ to end fuel scarcity, NUPENG advises FG
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has told the Federal Government to “think outside the box,’’ to end persistent fuel scarcity in Nigeria. The President of the union, Mr Igwe Achese, told labour correspondents in Lagos on Friday that government must make a paradigm shift to resolve the energy crisis which…
NUPENG tasks FG, National Assembly on allocation for petroleum varsity in 2018 budget
The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has urged the Federal Government and the National Assembly to make adequate provisions for the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun....