Thursday, 1st December 2022
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29 Aug
Akwa Ibom Ex-Militants’ Forum has risen against the pipeline surveillance contract awarded to ex-agitator, Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo, saying they have been shortchanged by such move.
Nigeria Senate
7 Mar
As the Senate prepares to amend the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA), the Host Communities Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCOM) has tabled areas affecting the communities in the Act, which they want amended.
10 Aug 2021
Former President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Ledum Mitee, has canvassed the merging of the PIB with the Solid Minerals Act to address the concerns of host communities.
1 Jul 2021
As the Senate prepares for passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) today, the leadership of Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCOM) has warned that giving legislative seal to the proposed law without consideration....
12 Apr 2021
The Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCOM) has advised the Federal Government against killing the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), insisting that it would not settle for anything less than 10 per cent equity.
22 Feb 2021
HOST Communities Producing Oil and Gas in Nigeria (HOSTCOM) has tasked international oil companies (IOCs) to make specific commitment to end gas flaring in the country.
4 Feb 2021
Factions of the Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCOM) have agreed to reconcile and present a harmonised position at the rescheduled public hearing on the Petroleum Industrial Bill (PIB).
1 Feb 2021
Indications have emerged that the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) may suffer setback if the Federal Government fails to approve the 10 per cent of operational gains being demanded by the Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCOM.)
31 Jan 2021
On September 13, 2020, on this page, I looked into the seeds of time again and reported some revelations from an oracle that I should recast my (February 16, 2020) message to the authorities here.
29 Jan 2021
Niger Delta stakeholders, yesterday, defended their opposition to the current Petroleum Industry (PIB), which government officials believe is the solution to the myriad of challenges confronting the region.
26 Jan 2021
The much-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), yesterday, suffered a setback, as major stakeholders rejected the provisions for host communities’ equity and investment prospects.
30 Aug 2020
Oil producing communities in Rivers State have charged Governor Nyesom Wike to establish the Rivers State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission...


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Renewed investors’ appetite in the shares of MTN Nigeria (MTNN) and 20 stocks aided the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) to stage a rebound in the last trading session of the month of November as capitalisation increased by N183 billion.
1 hour ago
As scarcity of the premium motor spirit (PMS), popularly called petrol, continues to spread across many states in the country, as a result of drop in supply by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited
1 hour ago
Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has said it is championing moves to ensure its enabling Act is reviewed by the National Assembly (NASS).
1 hour ago
Webb Fontaine has set up a cargo tracking system for use by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Apapa port, Lagos, to monitor containers and prevent diversions from specified movement itineraries as well as loss and theft of cargo.
1 hour ago
The Chief Financial Officer of APM Terminal Nigeria, Courage Obadagbonyi, has said Nigeria has to find creative ways to unleash private sector participation in port rehabilitation and development instead of depending on government funding through borrowing.