Dr. Ibe Kachikwu
12 Jul 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) Bill into law, which is expected to strengthen the Executive Order 6 and as well help to tackle terrorism financing. Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, who stated this yesterday while briefing State House Correspondents, said NFIU…
3 Jul 2018
Security concerns may have stalled a stakeholders meeting between the Federal Government and Ogoni leaders to discuss planned resumption of oil and gas exploration in the area. Consequently, the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has enjoined President Muhammadu Buhari to stand on the side of humanity and the suffering Ogoni people and…
16 May 2018
Following the approval of a new gas and oil policy, the Federal Government is working to improve business environment, leading to increased investor activity and energy supply, thus improving prices of goods and services. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, who made this disclosure at Light up Nigeria conference organized by…
14 Jan 2018
The Centre for Social Justice (CENSOJ) has accused the executive and the legislative arms of government of condoning corruption in the country, citing the...
8 Jan 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) threatened to find out the so called saboteurs who caused the terrible fuel scarcity that disrupted the peace of most Nigerians during the Christmas / New Year celebrations and to punish them severely. He made this threat in his New Year address to the nation on the 1st of January 2018.…
13 Feb 2017
The Niger Delta Non-Violence Youth Leaders Assembly, (NDYLA), a peace advocacy group, has applauded last Friday’s visit of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to Bayelsa, describing it as a morale booster.
23 Nov 2016
Improved governance and transparency aimed at solving the Niger Delta militancy issues, deregulation of the downstream sector as well as policy, fiscal and regulatory reforms is expected....
18 Nov 2016
Dr Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, will on Nov. 21 inaugurate the annual meeting on hydrocarbons in Abuja.
24 Oct 2016
The Nigeria-India upfront oil payment deal will help the Federal Government to tackle the foreign exchange (forex) crisis in the country.The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu....
12 Oct 2016
The idea of a new law for the petroleum sector began precisely on the 20th April, 2000, more than sixteen years ago, when the Obasanjo administration inaugurated the Oil and Gas Reform Committee.
27 Aug 2016
The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday evening in Warri, Delta State, asked the leaders of the Niger Delta region to tame the militants and ensure permanent peace if meaningful development was to come to the region.
24 Aug 2016
The availability of power is an unavoidable catalyst to boost industrial activities for economic development.Nigeria’s electricity supply is dismal owing to institutional, legal, regulatory, gas pipeline vandalism and capital challenges.