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Timipre Sylva

30 Sep
The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has called on both local and international oil companies to join hands with the Federal Government to tackle energy poverty in the country.
29 Sep
Port Harcourt Refining Company Limited (PHRC) has said efforts are on to make Port Harcourt Refinery functional by December as guaranteed by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva...
23 Sep
The Minister of State Petroleum Resources Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that the desire to surmount the challenges bedeviling the oil and gas sector led to the enactment of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA).
22 Sep
Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says there are about 265 illegal refineries in the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) corridor alone as Nigeria continues to grapple with oil theft.
16 Sep
Niger Delta leaders have applauded the Interim Administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Col. Milland Dixon Dikio (rtd), for restoring peace to the region and sticking to the mandate of the programme.
4 Sep
As Nigeria groans under heavy debt amid dwindling revenue occasioned largely by massive reduction in oil production capacity, experts in the oil and gas sector have advised the federal government to adopt proactive ...
9 Aug
Partners Imo on menace The Federal Government has decried huge crude oil theft resulting in substantial loss in production. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, who disclosed this, yesterday, when he visited the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma, at the Government House, Owerri, lamented that hoodlums who perpetrate the act has caused the…
9 Aug
Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has disclosed that the country loses about $2 billion monthly to the activities of oil vandals, with its attendant effect on environmental degradation. The Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO), Mele Kyari, disclosed this, yesterday, when a Federal Government delegation on anti-oil theft led by the Minister of State for…
8 Aug
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Timipre Sylva, has said that the country loses 400,000 barrels of crude daily via oil theft.
7 Aug
The Movement for Survival of Izon Ethnic Nationality (MOSIEND) has urged the Federal Government to ignore the ongoing campaigns of calumny against Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources.
4 Aug
Nigerians for Transformational Change (NTC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva, over alleged summons by the United States Federal Court to defend his defamation case in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, scheduled for August 11,2022.
2 Aug
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Timipre Sylva has stated that the risk of limited international financing of oil and gas projects could jeopardise Africa's energy transition


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The Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, claimed that 18 sitting governors, as well as a number of the country’s past leaders are backing the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi.
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The Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), yesterday, said about 31, 000 families were affected by flood, while 6,592 residents were displaced in various communities.
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Hope rose for improved market liquidity, yesterday, as Geregu Power Plc (GPP) was admitted into the main board of the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) by way of listing by introduction (LBI) of its 2.5 billion ordinary shares of 50 kobo each at N100 per share.
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Kogi State Government, yesterday, sealed Dangote Cement Factory, Obajana, following agitation by Kogi indigenes over what they termed questionable circumstances surrounding the acquisition of the company.
16 mins ago
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), recently reiterated its commitment to the provision of quality intervention projects that will be of benefits to generations of Nigerian students and scholars.