Wednesday, 8th December 2021
Breaking News:


13 Jul
Members of the Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCOM), yesterday, described the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) as passed by the National Assembly as “immoral and draconian.”
12 Jul
Discordant voices yesterday hit harder in the nation’s oil and gas industry following indications that the National Assembly will, today, harmonise the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) ahead of a possible passage latest on Wednesday....
12 Jul
Activists drawn from civil society organisations have condemned the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) recently passed by both chambers of the National Assembly for failing to address critical issues in the oil and gas sector...
12 Jul
After over thirteen years in the making, the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) was passed by both chambers of the National Assembly last week. But almost before the ink of the document was dry, and before the versions of the House of Representatives....
11 Jul
I would like to return to my September, 2019 piece titled, ‘Why Buhari is Man of the Decade’ to strengthen my argument today that our President, Muhammadu Buhari deserves more respect than we have accorded him so far.
9 Jul
The Environmental Rights Action Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has rejected the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), as passed by the National Assembly and canvassed immediate harmonisation...
6 Jul
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly on the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill by the National Assembly.
6 Jul
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has announced the composition of the Conference Committee on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
6 Jul
The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), yesterday, demanded a reversal of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) as passed by the National Assembly in which the lawmakers reduced host communities...
5 Jul
The Southern Governors’ Forum (SGF) on Monday, insisted on rotational presidency, saying Nigeria’s president in 2023 must come from the South.
5 Jul
The Niger Delta Congress (NDC) has picked holes in the newly passed Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), saying it came as “one legislation too many, aimed at purloining the resources of Niger Delta.”
4 Jul
Last week’s passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) by the National Assembly may appear a celebrated milestone after several attempts, but there are indications that inherent gaps...


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The group managing director of Creditville, Richard Rotoye, has highlighted the importance and necessity for young Africans, particularly Nigerians to become technologically savvy in preparation for the next phase of industrialisation. He stated this at the recent Elev8 Talent Summit, with the theme: ‘Future of Jobs: The implications and role of people, businesses, and governments’.…
1 hour ago
Polish soldiers have found the body of a man next to a backpack and a Nigerian passport in a forest close to the Belarusian border, the police said on Wednesday.
1 hour ago
Growing food insecurity that is already affecting tens of millions of people across West Africa and the Sahel, must not be ignored by the international community, UN humanitarians said on Tuesday. NEW YORK, USA, December 08, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The alert comes as new data from the region indicated that almost 36 million people are expected to…
1 hour ago
The German parliament elected Olaf Scholz as chancellor on Wednesday, turning the page on 16 years with Angela Merkel at the helm as a new centre-left-led coalition takes the wheel of Europe's top economy.
2 hours ago
The Omicron variant appears to be no worse than other coronavirus strains, top scientists from the WHO and the United States told AFP while cautioning that more research is needed to judge its severity.