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19 Dec 2019
The House of Representatives yesterday ordered the immediate probe of the Petroleum Products Pricing and Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) for allegedly refusing to remit N1.343 trillion...
17 Dec 2019
Though the nation’s subsidy on petrol may be around N417 billion in 2020, according to current data obtained yesterday from the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA)
22 Sep 2019
Over 10 million litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), better known as petrol is now being saved due to the ongoing partial border closure ordered by the Federal Government codenamed “Exercise Swift Response.”
16 Sep 2019
Approximately 78,000 metric tonnes of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (popularly called cooking gas) are consumed in the country, the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has disclosed.
13 Sep 2019
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has boosted the efficiency of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the Prison Service with operational vehicles.
9 Sep 2019
Nigeria currently has eighty-three million, eight hundred and ninety-eight thousand, five hundred and eleven litres of Aviation Turbine Kerosene (ATK), generally called ‘aviation fuel’, the Petroleum...
15 Apr 2019
Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed yesterday reiterated government’s resolve not to remove fuel subsidy.
31 Mar 2019
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), yesterday warned depot owners and terminal operators not to sell Premium Motor Spirit  (PMS) above N133.28k...
16 Jan 2019
James Shindi is the Chief Executive of Brevity Anderson, organisers of the annual Nigeria Petroleum International Summit (NIPS). In an interview with the Head of Energy & Solid Minerals Desk, STANLEY OPARA, he speaks on the fate of the oil/gas industry in the current election year, the PIGB and NIPS. Excerpts; Giving the fact that…
1 Jan 2019
A declaration the other day by President Muhammadu Buhari, after a meeting with the 36 state governors that the Nigerian economy is in a bad shape, though worrisome did not come to many as a surprise. This newspaper did call attention recently to the deteriorating state of the economy in a number of editorials including…
14 Dec 2018
The Federal Government yesterday filed a $1.1 billion lawsuit against Royal Dutch Shell and Eni at a commercial court in London, United Kingdom in connection with a 2011 oilfield deal.
12 Dec 2018
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has ruled out plans to increase the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol.


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UN News/Daniel Dickinson – A Nigerien soldier guards a strategic location in Ouallam, Niger. New York, USA, 07 February 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/A lack of job opportunities is the leading factor driving people to join fast-growing violent extremist groups in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new report released by the UN Development Programme on Tuesday. The report…
22 mins ago
The partnership allows for affordable money transfers from South Africa using the Mama Money app to TNM Mpamba accounts in Malawi  Nicolas Vonthron, CEO, Mama Money CAPE TOWN, South Africa, 7 February 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Mama Money, a fintech that offers cross-border money transfers and banking services has joined forces with TNM, the leading telecommunications and mobile…
22 mins ago
By Darryl Pietersen, Director of Anglophone Africa, WorldRemit ACCRA, Ghana, 7 February, 2023,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Inflation rates in Ghana are at a record high, but what is causing the increase, and how does it affect you? Ghana’s inflation rate currently stands at over 40%. Predictions suggest that inflation in Ghana will peak in the first…
33 mins ago
As President Buhari approves special intervention fund for an upgrade, the establishment of Radiotherapy services in 9 tertiary hospitals In a bid to close the care gap in cancer treatment in the country, the Federal government has commissioned five Brachytherapy Machines for National Hospital Abuja, UNTH Enugu, UBTH Benin, UCH Ibadan and ABUTH Zaria while…
35 mins ago
Barely two weeks before the presidential election in the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), assured the preparedness of the agency to conduct a free and credible election in Kano. INEC declared that over 60 percent of electoral materials both sensitive and non-sensitive already arrived in good condition. Kano resident electoral commissioner, Ambassador Zango…