Iraq's Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani (R) and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan give a joint statement to the media in Baghdad on April 22, 2024. (Photo by Ahmad Al-rubaye / POOL / AFP)

Turkey’s Erdogan in rare Iraq visit to discuss water, oil, security

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived Monday in neighbouring Iraq for his first state visit there in years, with water, oil and regional security issues expected to top the agenda.
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Kolmani oil field PHOTO: NAN

Oil in the north not for plunder

Over one billion barrels of oil and 500 cubic feet of gas have been discovered at the Gombe/Bauchi boundaries. This recent discovery of Kolmani oil spells development for the people of Gombe
2 years ago
FIRST OIL DRILLING IN NORTHERN NIGERIA… Chief Upstream Investment Officer (CUIO), NNPC Upstream Investment Management Services (NUIMS), Mr. Bala Wunti (left); Group Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian National Petroleum Company, Mr. Mele Kyari; Gombe State Governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya; President Muhammadu Buhari and presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, at the ground-breaking ceremony of the Kolmani Oil Prospecting Lease (OPL) 809 and 810 at the Kolmani field site, the first oil drilling in Northern Nigeria that took place in Bauchi and Gombe states…yesterday.

Oil drilling begins in Gombe, Bauchi with 1b barrels oil, 500bscf gas

Sixty-six years after crude oil discovery in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, officially flagged off the anticipated drilling of crude oil at the Kolmani field, which is lapping on the border of
2 years ago
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