Navy inaugurates Data Centre for Maritime Security

The Nigerian Navy has inaugurated the Maritime Safety Information (MSI) portal and Data Centre for effective security and safety of mariners around the nation’s waterways.
The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, who performed the inauguration noted that the data centre, would not only provide security around the nation’s territorial waters but also boost the economy.

NPA engages Nigerian Editors on Port reforms

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has said that the Authority will partner the Nigerian Guild of Editors with a view to having a stronger communications channel to convey the gains of the current Port Reforms at the nation’s seaports in conformity with the Federal Government objectives of attracting Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs), whilst making the nation the Hub of Maritime Business in the Sub Region.

Apapa Council boss seeks NIMASA's partnership over gridlock

In a bid to find a lasting solution to the Apapa gridlock, the Apapa Local Government Chairman, Honourable Adele Owolabi has sought partnership with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in order to restore sanity to the Apapa community.

NLPGA tasks DPR on extension of LPG Plant license

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) recently played host to the newly elected executive members of Nigerian Association of LPG Marketers (NALPGAM) who were on a courtesy visit to the Department.


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Niger Delta leader cautions Avengers on oil attacks

A key community leader from Nigeria’s tense Delta oil-producing region called on militants on Sunday not to resume their attacks until they had further time to negotiate their demands with the government.

Chief Edwin Clark, who leads the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), which has been holding peace talks with the government since last year, called on the Niger Delta Avengers militant group to “be patient.”

Oil, gas free zones should be linked by rail – Umana

The Managing Director, Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority, Mr. Umana Umana, speaks about the role of oil and gas free zones in economic development in this interview with ‘FEMI ASU

What is the current state of the oil and gas free zones in the country?

We have a number of free zones dedicated to oil and gas activities. The flagship free zone dedicated solely to oil and gas activities in the country is the Onne Oil and Gas Free Zone.

NNPC extends oil, biofuel exploration to Benue Trough

Following the flag-off of oil search on the Nasarawa State end of the Benue Trough last week, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced move to mobilize for oil exploration in the Benue State sector of the Benue Trough.

The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, who led a high-powered delegation from the Corporation to the Governor of Benue State, Mr. Samuel Ortom, disclosed that all was set for seismic data acquisition work to commence in the state.

NNPC to establish Biofuel Plant in Ondo

In its avowed commitment to ensure unimpeded supply of petroleum products and safeguard the environment through reduction of carbon emission, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ondo State Government to establish a 65,000 million litres per annum biofuel plant in Okeluse, Ondo State.

NASARAWA: The next frontier

Oil search in the nation’s inland basins received fresh impetus following the commencement of exploration activities in the Benue Trough by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, announced this development during a visit to the Governor of Nasarawa State, Alh. Umaru Tanko Almakura in Lafia today.


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