Friday, 1st December 2023

Simbi Wabote

5 Oct
Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB), yesterday, said the current wave of divestment by international oil companies (IOCs) from the country is a plus, especially for development of local content.
8 Aug
Imbibing principles of corporate governance will sustain the operations of oil and gas companies, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Simbi Wabote, has said.
23 Jul
The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has urged operators in the oil and gas sector to comply with relevant guidelines and patronise the local insurance sector.
19 May
Nigeria may see the coming on stream of over $32.5 billion worth of oil and gas projects as the Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited and International Oil Companies operating in the country yesterday show readiness to sign Final Investment Decisions (FIDs) on some projects.
26 Apr
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) said the oil and gas industry would adopt and leverage associated opportunities should artificial intelligence (AI) disrupt the sector.
25 Apr
For Nigeria to be on track in the implementation of its decade of gas programme, government should provide yearly status reports of the successes, issues, supports required and targets completion dates, Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board...
9 Mar
The Bank of Industry and the Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB) have partnered to drive in-country manufacturing of oil and gas equipment .
7 Dec 2022
Nigeria's crude oil production has risen to 1.5 million barrels per day, as the country moves to recover its export pipelines, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), Mele Kyari has said.


2 mins ago
The Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE), Abuja Chapter, called on youths to pursue a career in Mechanical Engineering to advance the technological development of the country. It said that the institution has been contributing significantly to the development of the mechanical engineering profession in Abuja and Nigeria at large. Chairman of NIMechE Abuja Chapter,…
24 mins ago
The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), has expressed delight over the appointment of Abdul-Azeez Suleiman as spokesperson for the Northern Elders Forum (NEF). The group which extended its heartfelt congratulations to Suleiman, said as the former Spokesman of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), he has proven himself to be reliable and capable, making him…
44 mins ago
The Edo State government in partnership with Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) has trained 29 virtually impaired people in digital technology to empower and help them facilitate employment. At the graduation ceremony/summit under the theme, “Fostering Digital Inclusion to Empower and Facilitate Employment for Visually Impaired Persons held on Thursday, Dr Detlef Barth, Team Leader,…
49 mins ago
Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has said President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the release of 150 inmates in the maximum Correctional Centre in Kano. The release, according to the Minister was part of President Tinubu's renewed hope mantra tailored towards decongesting the correctional centres nationwide. The Minister represented by the Assistant Director, Dr…
51 mins ago
The Governor of Enugu, Peter Ndubuisi Mbah, met on Thursday with the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshall Hasan Abubakar, and other security bigwigs in a bid to strengthen security in the state.
53 mins ago
The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday accused the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) of fueling the violent protests and mass possession of major streets in Kano against the judgment of the Appeal Court that sacked Governor Abba Kabiru Yusuf. The court had affirmed Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna of the All Progressives Congress APC as…
56 mins ago
The Commissioner for tertiary education in Lagos State, Hon. Tolani Sule, has emphasised the need for fostering collaborations between technology and tertiary institutions.
56 mins ago
The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to grab the investments from the climate funds. Okonjo-Iweala made this call on Friday at the ongoing 28th meetings of the COP28 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and suggested that Nigeria as a country needs to commence…
58 mins ago
With the estimated N3.5 trillion annual post-harvest loss of agricultural produce in Nigeria, the effort of the government to accelerate policies and program implementation on food sustainability may not yield positive results. Country Director, Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), Dr. Godwin Atser made the observation yesterday while inspecting the post-harvest technology intervention during Kano State Agro-Pastoral…
1 hour ago
A priest in charge of St. Michael’s Catholic Church Parish in Umuekebi, Osuoweerre autonomous community in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, Rev Fr Kingsley Eze, has been kidnapped by gunmen.