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22 May 2017
The Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) got a major boost in a bid to fulfill its core mandate and play a key role in the Federal Government drive for foreign direct investments
19 May 2017
Umana Okon Umana, the Managing Director, Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA), has commended Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa for his efforts to attract investors to the state.
5 May 2017
Addressing a management meeting of the authority in Onne, the Managing Director of OGFZA, Umana Okon Umana said the agency had already issued circulars to free zone investors on the policy position.
27 Apr 2017
In February the Managing Director of OGFZA, Mr. Umana Okon Umana, wrote a letter to the National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, to draw attention to deteriorating security around the seaport, marked by increase in the incidence of piracy and its consequential impact...
28 Mar 2017
The Association of Nigerian Exporters (ANE) has commended the leadership of the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) for demanding a downward review of tariffs payable in the free zones.
6 Mar 2017
The Managing Director of OGFZA, Mr. Umana Okon Umana, broke the news of the downward review during an interaction with investors in Onne, Rivers State, following complaints by licensed investors about...
27 Feb 2017
The ongoing efforts by the National Assembly (NASS) to amend the principal Acts that established both the Oil & Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) and the Nigerian Export Processing Authority...
20 Feb 2017
The Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) is set to break new grounds with plans to license another Oil and Gas Free Zone in Delta State.
13 Feb 2017
The National Assembly has been commended for beginning the amendment of the principal Acts of both the Nigerian Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) and the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA).
10 Feb 2017
In a bid to boost direct foreign investment into the country, the federal government has reiterated its resolve to expend N51.4 billion for establishment of six special economic zones this year.
6 Jan 2017
This was disclosed on Wednesday when the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Oil & Gas Free Zones Authority, OGFZA, Umana O. Umana, met with the State Governor, Udom Emmanuel in Government House Uyo, the state capital.
3 Dec 2016
The Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) has begun the process of implementing the provisions of its enabling law and federal government’s directives ceding regulatory ...


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