A future without petrodollars
An economic transition is taking place boldly on a global basis and tragically not many are aware of this process. Modes of production have been largely shaped by the development and transformation...
Stakeholders worried as insecurity takes toll on national parks, tourism business
Following the 10 years of insurgency, stakeholders in tourism industry have expressed concern over gradual dwindling in patronage of nation’s parks and games reserved in Northern part of the country.
Divisions in the country being pushed to near-breaking point by RUGA settlement controversy
That is the distinctive element that marks Ruga apart from cattle colony. Whilst there is so much quibbling about the nature and purpose of a cattle colony, there is no such quibbling that RUGA is meant as a place for the settlement of Fulani and their families...
NNPC to resume oil exploration in Chad Basin
Two years after it suspended work following the abduction and subsequent death of 37 members of its oil prospecting team, the Nigerian National...
Northeast needs food intervention for 3m IDPs
The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) says an estimated three million displaced persons face critical food and nutrition insecurity in the northeast.
NNPC to work with military in oil exploration in Chad Basin— Baru
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will work closely with security agencies in its bid to resume oil exploration in the Chad Basin. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru disclosed this on Tuesday in Kano at the 54th annual international Conference and exhibition of Nigeria Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS).…
Nigeria to continue oil exploration in Chad Basin after security setback
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, says the resumption of crude oil prospecting in the Chad Basin will continue, given the provision of adequate security to oil workers involved in the exploration.
Association commends NNPC for oil search in Chad, Benue trough
The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) on Friday, commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for its “aggressive efforts’’ in the search for oil in the Chad Basin.