Integrity, hallmark of greatness, says Babalakin at Abudu’s 90th birthday
Pro-chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has said that true greatness can be measured by an individual’s integrity and the ability to positively impact the lives of the people around him. He was speaking on the biography of Chief Olatunde Abudu, Sowing The Industrial Mustard Seed, written by Prof. Omololu…
Gunmen abduct Agip, NOSDRA workers in Bayelsa
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted four persons along the waterways of Southern Ijaw Local Council Area of Bayelsa State. Two of them were said to be workers of Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC), while the other were government officials on a visit. It was learnt that the oil workers, alongside the two officials,…
Senate to probe N3.4b NNPC/Agip security account
The Senate on Tuesday mandated its Committee on Public Accounts to investigate the rationale behind a security account allegedly operated by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Nigerian Agip Oil Company.
Bayelsa communities threaten to shut down Agip operations over spill, MoU
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has called on the Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) to observe international best practices in its operations to avoid a shut down of its activities.
Group lauds Agip, urges other oil companies to emulate oil giant
The Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC) has implored oil companies operating in the region to emulate the Nigeria the Agip Oil Company Limited’s (NAOC) development initiatives.
IOCs’ N4.3 trillion oil assets up for grabs in two years
International Oil Companies (IOCs) are expected to relinquish interest in over $12 billion (N4.3 trillion) oil blocks, which are expected to expire between 2017 and 2019.
Senate halts, probes sale of Port Harcourt Refinery
From the Senate came yesterday an order that the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) should halt further action on the planned...
Bayelsa community takes Agip’s ENI to Italian court, seeks compensation for oil spill
The coastal community of Ikebiri in Southern Ijaw Local Council Area of Bayelsa State has taken ENI, the parent company of Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) to an Italian court seeking compensation for oil spill.
Court vacates forfeiture order, returns OPL 245 to Shell and Agip
The Judge held that the orders for forfeiture were irregularly made, because the EFFC’s ex-parte application on which basis the orders were made were not properly filed. He said that as a result, the ownership of the OPL should be returned to Shell and Agip.