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28 Aug 2019
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...
13 Aug 2019
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.
7 Aug 2019
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its preparedness to re-enter and commence full operations at the Chad Basin, Gongola and Benue Trough, as it seeks holistic military...
31 Jul 2019
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...
20 Jun 2019
Two years after it suspended work following the abduction and subsequent death of 37 members of its oil prospecting team, the Nigerian National...
19 Jun 2019
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will resume crude oil search in the Chad basin immediately it gets clearance...
15 Jul 2018
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.
20 Mar 2018
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).…
31 Jan 2018
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that, there is prospect in the exploration of oil in the Chad Basin, but security challenge has been the major impediment to the success of the project.
27 Jul 2017
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.
2 Jun 2017
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.
15 May 2017
The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru says oil exploration activities in the Chad Basin will resume in six weeks time.

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