Wednesday, 31st May 2023


18 Apr
Crude oil lifting from ExxonMobil facility in Nigeria has been halted following a force majeure declared by the company.
29 Mar
About three years after the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, there are indications that the oil and gas sector may see the return of fresh deals. Recently, Brookfield Renewable Partners announced the acquisition of Australia’s Origin Energy utility..
27 Jan
About 200,000 secondary school children have received different life skills training in basketball, as part of effort to grow and influence the sport’s echo system in Nigeria.
29 Sep 2022
Ekid and Ibeno communities in Akwa Ibom State are laying claims to oil-rich Akoiyak land, also known as Stubbs Creek Forest, spelling physical confrontation if steps are not taken to douse tension in the area.
17 Aug 2022
Despite the provisions of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA), stakeholders have expressed worry that policy flip-flops by the Federal Government, as exhibited in the ExxonMobil
16 Aug 2022
There are looming concerns in the upstream segment of the nation’s oil and gas industry except for the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) taking proactive
14 Aug 2022
The last may not have been heard of the controversial acquisition deal between the indigenous oil exploration firm, Seplat Energy and International oil firm ExxonMobil.
11 Aug 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari has reversed his approval of Seplat Energy’s purchase of ExxonMobil’s Assets. Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina, had, two days ago...
16 Jun 2022
The Business and Government Relations Manager, ExxonMobil, Doyin Adelabu, disclosed that over 156,000 residents across 40 secondary schools and 12 communities have benefitted from the Foundation’s outreach against malaria.
9 Jun 2022
As part of activities marking the launch of the 2022 Power Forward basketball season, the National Basketball Association (NBA Africa), ExxonMobil Foundation and PanAfricare
29 Mar 2022
Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), on Monday, commended the government and people of Akwa Ibom state over its historic lawsuit against ExxonMobil Producing Unlimited to stop the multinational...
8 Mar 2022
Contrary to claims that the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) has exercised a right of pre-emption under the NNPC/Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPNU) Joint Operating Agreement


The United Arab Emirates has withdrawn from a US-led maritime coalition tasked with securing tense Gulf waterways that are vital to the global oil trade, it said Wednesday. The UAE "withdrew its participation" in the 38-nation Combined Maritime Forces two months ago, a foreign ministry statement said, without giving reasons for the move. "As a…
11 mins ago
French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said Kosovo officials bore "responsibility" following clashes this week over local election results that left more than 80 people injured. "It is very clear that Kosovar authorities bear responsibility for the current situation and there is non-compliance with an agreement that was nevertheless important, and which was secured just…
16 mins ago
A former Kaduna Central senator, Shehu Sani, has slammed the immediate past governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, over the debt he left behind for his successor, Senator Uba Sani. Sani in a tweet on Wednesday also dared El-Rufai to make public his assets by publishing the content of the form he submitted at the…
23 mins ago
Zinoleesky has generated excitement among fans after teasing a snippet of a new song, coinciding with rumours of a conflict with fellow artist Seyi Vibez. After engaging in a social media exchange, Zinoleesky, the talented artist signed to Marlian Records, has now shared a preview of an upcoming song, leaving fans eagerly anticipating its release.…
28 mins ago
A chef who was armed with a knife and allegedly attacked the home of actor Benedict Cumberbatch in north London has pleaded guilty to a charge of criminal damage. Jack Bissell, a former chef at the Beaumont Hotel, forcefully entered Cumberbatch's property and threatened him and his family while they were at home. Bissell appeared…