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Anibor Kragha

15 Dec
With growing energy demand and rapidly rising population, the African Refiners and Distributors Association (ARDA) has said delivering, “Refineries of the Future”,...
Report of a looming fuel scarcity again at this time of the year has come
21 Jul 2021
With its growing petroleum products demands and huge population growth over the next two decades, Africa must first focus on cleaner transport and cooking fuels to reduce air pollution and avert public health issues before embarking on global Net Zero Emissions...
6 Jul 2021
Finance and energy experts have said there are options that might enable Africa to finance oil and gas projects despite campaign against fossil fuels.
23 Jun 2021
Stakeholders in the energy sector, especially those canvassing for cleaner fuels in the continent have insisted that Africa must urgently design a tailored energy transition roadmap, as global stakeholders continue to push against fossil fuels.
2 Jun 2021
African countries will need about $15.7 billion to upgrade existing 36 refineries on the continent to produce petroleum products that will conform with a planned level of sulphur content.
6 May 2021
African Refiners and Distribution Association (ARDA) and other experts in the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) industry have warned of imminent danger if Africa fails to quickly adopt modern clean energy as over 850 million Africans still depend on solid fuels (biomass) for cooking.
21 Mar 2021
Stakeholders in the oil and gas sector, especially under the umbrella of African Refiners and Distributors Association (ARDA) have said fiscal and regulatory harmony across Africa remained critical enabler of the full potential African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), expected to unlock Intra-African trade.    The experts also called for a long-term commitment as well…
24 Feb 2021
Stakeholders in the energy sector have expressed concern over poor access to clean cooking as over four billion people, or approximately half of the world’s population, face health challenges posed by fossil fuels.
18 Nov 2020
Industry stakeholders, yesterday, expressed concerns over the state of Nigeria’s petroleum downstream and of other African countries in the face of emerging global issues.
1 Nov 2020
The projection of the International Energy Agency (IEA) has shown that by 2040, one of every two persons born in the world is going to be African.
8 Oct 2020
African Refiners & Distributors Association (ARA), has stressed the urgent need for countries on the continent to finance downstream projects, especially refineries, as part of measures to ensure cleaner air, and mitigate premature death.
4 Jul 2019
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), yesterday, defended its role in the importation of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petrol, noting that its intervention has helped to check false claims for subsidy arising from smuggling of the product to neighbouring countries as well as demand for foreign exchange. According to the NNPC, activities of…


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Seven governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress governorship aspirants in Ekiti State have withdrawn from the ongoing primary election. The aspirants — Kayode Mojo, Demola Popoola, Femi Bamisile, Bamidele Faparusi, Dayo Adeyeye, Opeyemi Bamidele and Afolabi Oluwasola — are protesting alleged irregularities in the conduct of party primaries. “The seven aspirants herein received with…
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Cyber defenses for US drinking water supplies are "absolutely inadequate" and vulnerable to large-scale disruption by hackers, a senior official said Thursday. "There's inadequate resilience to even a criminal sector," the official said. "The threshold of resilience is not what it needs to be." President Joe Biden has attempted to address infrastructure cybersecurity but is…
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French bailiffs have seized 230,000 euros ($260,000) from Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema over his conviction last year for complicity in a bid to blackmail former France team-mate, Mathieu Valbuena, with a sex tape, a source familiar with the case said Thursday. A court-ordered Benzema in November to pay a fine, damages and legal costs…