Economy

Synergy between Town Planners, Ministry ‘ll boost Ondo’s IGR, enhance buildings’ safety – Olaniyi. By Ladidi Al-Hassan

Synergy between Town Planners, Ministry ‘ll boost Ondo’s IGR, enhance buildings’ safety – Olaniyi    Determined to ensure safety of buildings as well as boosting the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR of Ondo, the State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Barr Gbenga Olaniyi has called for synergy between the Town Planning Consultants and prospective developers within the state and …

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Nigeria, UAE Relationship Strengthens, As Minister Assures Increase In Oil Production. By Chris Mark

Nigeria, UAE Relationship Strengthens, As Minister Assures Increase In Oil Production. The diplomatic relationship between Nigeria and United Arab Emirates, UAE, received a boost when the Ambassador of UAE H.E. Salem Saeed Al Shamsi paid a courtesy visit to the Minister of State For Petroleum Resources (Oil) Heineken Lokpobiri. The Minister who received the Ambassador along with his delegation expressed …

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Governor Diri Urges FG To Review Maritime Assets Protection Policy, Commends Naval Officers’ Professionalism. By Chris Mark

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has called on the Federal Government to review its policy of using non-state actors in its effort to secure the maritime environment of the country. Senator Diri,who expressed concern that the continued use of such unconventional security agents might cause greater security challenges in the near future, called for the strengthening of …

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Our People Deserve NDDC, Other Petroleum Related Agencies Appointments – Oil Advocate Group. By Oyagiri Emele

A Rivers State oil and gas advocate group, Ekpeye Oil and Gas Pipeline Host Families Association, EOG, has stated that people of its ethnic nationality be appointed into the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC board and other petroleum related government agencies. The advocacy group said Its request is anchored on the fact that Ekpeye ethnic nationality is feeding the economies …

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Don, Civil Society React to 2024 Appropriation Budget. By Olawale Lamina

  Dr. Olusegun Vincent, Associate Professor of Taxation and Finance Pan- African University, Lagos State, has lent his voice to the 2024 appropriation budget presented to the National Assembly by President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday, saying some of the assumptions are attainable while others may be far fetched going by determining factors. Speaking on the projection of N750 to a …

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Osun State: Residents Lament as cash shortage hits Commercial Banks. By John Dike

Residents of Osun anguishing over shortage of cash at various commercial banks in the state. It was leant that many customers felt disappointed over their inability to withdraw up to their expectations from banks. Customers of most of the banks have started experiencing what the bank officials tagged shortage of cash since last week. Investigations revealed that most of the …

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Count me out of borrowing to fund state projects -Adeleke. By John Dike

They Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has made it clear that his government would not borrow money from any financial Institution to run the affairs of the State, saying he has a better means of generating funds internally to continue his good works. The Governor gave the assurance in Osogbo, the State Capital, at the first edition of …

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Bayelsa State Govt Faults NNPCL On 13% Derivation Fund. By Chris Mark. State

The Bayelsa State Government has faulted the way 13% derivation fund is been shared by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL).saying as a limited liability company, it was supposed to produce, sell the product, while distribution of the derivation will only come from dividends. The Technical Adviser to Governor Douye Diri on Treasury and Accounts, Mr Timipre Seipulo, stated …

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Pipeline Infrastructure Nigeria Limited (PINL) Move To Curb Illegal Oil Bunkering-Receives Commendation From Host Communities. By Chris Mark

The Rumuekpe Trans Niger Pipelines Host Communities have commended Pipeline Infrastructure Nigeria Limited (PINL) for its effective fight against illegal oil bunkering activities in the area. Rumuekpe is in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers, Nigeria, with seven communities. It hosts Shell major manifold and the LNG gas trunk line. The Host Communities made the commendation during a media briefing …

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