Sunday, 24th September 2023

Timipre Sylvia

19 Jul 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja unveiled the new Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Limited), affirming that the company is mandated by law to ensure that Nigeria's national energy security is guaranteed.
21 Oct 2021
It is not the best moment at the defunct Department of Petroleum Resources, Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Authority and the Petroleum Equalisation Fund as fear, intrigue and tension follow the resumption of new heads ...
29 Aug 2021
In a development akin to a whiff of good fortune in a beleaguered entity, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) upturning a 44-year loss-making history with a novel N287b profit has rekindled hope and raised critical questions.....
24 Aug 2021
Despite boasting of a 206 trillion standard cubic feet of gas reserves and topping major countries, Nigeria's per capita consumption of gas is the lowest in the sub-Saharan African region, Ministers of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylvia has said.
13 Aug 2021
As Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in Nigeria moves to divest its assets in Nigeria, especially joint venture licenses and interests in 19 Oil Mining Leases...
25 Jun 2020
The Federal Government has said it will continue to enlist the support and collaboration of oil firms and private sector players in the fight against the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19), and other infectious diseases in the country.
7 Apr 2020
The Oil and Gas Sector largely constitutes the fundamentals of the Nigerian economy, accounting for over 90 per cent of the country’s foreign exchange earnings. Since the discovery of oil in commercial...
24 Mar 2020
The possibilities of having an oil and gas bid round this year appears to be bleak as the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect global economies and foreign investments.
17 Jan 2020
The Federal Government has said that arrangements are being concluded for oil and gas bid round this year. Speaking at a press conference yesterday in Abuja, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylvia,
27 Feb 2019
Former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylvia, has declared that the protest staged by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the Independent National Electoral Commission...


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Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, on Saturday, revealed  that he has no political ambition for now but to help President Bola Tinubu to succeed. Responding to a question about his next move after governorship, being one of the major presidential aspirants during the presidential primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the governor pointed…
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Zamfara State governor, Dauda Lawal, on Saturday, ordered a ban on illegal mining activities and directed law enforcement officials to take stringent action against violators. Over the years, illegal mining in the state has tended to fuel banditry and other criminal activities, according to reports. The Governor justified the ban in a statement by his…
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Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested two suspected oil thieves and armored cable thieves at separate locations in the FCT. FCT Commandant of the NSCDC Olusola Odumosu paraded the suspects who are between ages 25-30, in Abuja. He said the command, through credible intelligence reports…
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The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has called for urgent reforms in Nigeria's electoral and judicial systems in the wake of the recent ruling by the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Enugu State, which has left the nation in disbelief. HURIWA, a leading civil rights advocacy group dedicated to upholding human rights and…
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Marine team of the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Audi, has intercepted two hundred and ninety two bags of smuggled foreign rice at Eleko Beach, Lagos. Acting on intelligence report from it's monitoring team, three suspects were arrested conveying the smuggled goods from Cotonou, Benin Republic aboard…