Akwa Ibom community protests against alleged ill-treatment by Indian firm
Residents of Iko community in Eastern Obolo Local Council of Akwa Ibom State yesterday protested against alleged ill- treatment by an Indian firm, Sterling Energy Exploration and Production Company.
‘Renewables to displace oil as top global energy source by 2040’
Renewable energy will displace petroleum as the most-used global energy source in the late 2040s, but oil demand is not expected to peak before 2050, the United States Energy Information Administration, yesterday...
Firm secures approval for phase two development of Otakikpo oil field
The Federal Government through the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has granted approval for the full Field Development Plan (FDP) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of Otakikpo marginal field.
Experts set agenda for Buhari government on environment
Civil society groups and experts have examined the Buhari administration’s four years’ of environmental stewardship, saying that much needs to be done in the protection of the natural resources through conservation and sustainable practices. They believe that the Federal Government scored major point in the United Nations Environment Programme report and clean up of the…
50 US coal power plants shut under Trump
Fifty coal-fired power plants have shut in the United States since President Donald Trump came to office two years ago, an environmental organization said Thursday. The Sierra Club counted 50 closures, along with 51 announcements of closure, since Trump was sworn into office in January 2017. The numbers are distinct because it sometimes takes years…
Telecom companies decry increasing tax burden, seek clarification on EIA
Telecommunications companies plying their trade in Nigeria, have cried out once again over what they described as, increasing tax burdens on their shrinking business.
Industry bigwigs list measures to improve ease of doing real estate business
In apparent bid to overcome obstacles limiting Federal Government’s ease of doing business in the real estate sector, global experts and bigwigs met in Lagos at the weekend to review its implementation in the industry. They agreed that the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index has impacted positively on the market, but a lot…
Group seeks audit of Yinka Ayefele’s demolished property
The Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) Oyo State Chapter, has warned against the continue use of the partly demolished building in the state which houses a radio station belonging to ace broadcaster and musician, Yinka Ayefele . The group called for a comprehensive Environmental Impact Audit (EIA) on the building together with required Health, Safety…
Nigeria’s net revenue lowest among OPEC members
Nigeria’s oil receipts are currently the lowest among members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) with capita net put at $132 per citizen.
70 percent of companies in Cross River operate without EIA, experts say
Environmental experts have disclosed that over 70 percent of companies in Cross River State do not have Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) plan.