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Shell wins Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry games for record third time

Shell Petroleum Development Company

For the third time running, Shell has won the Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry Games (NOGIG), posting a commanding victory streak in the history of the 30-year old biennial competition. At the end of the week-long NOGIG 2018 in Lagos, Team Shell topped the medal table with 11 gold, 11 silver and eight bronze, leaving the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ...

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NEITI seeks National Assembly partnership on transparency

Waziri Adio

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has renewed its appeal to the National Assembly to use the findings of its audit reports to push for wider reforms in the oil and gas industry. The NEITI Executive Secretary, Waziri Adio, made the appeal in Abuja while receiving the members of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Petroleum Upstream who were ...

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NEITI hails National Assembly over petroleum bill

Waziri Adio

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has welcomed steps by both chambers of the National Assembly to pass the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB). The decision of the Senate and the House of Representatives to consider the bill as priority resulting in its eventual passage is bold, courageous and progressive, says NEITI, given the challenges the bill has passed ...

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NEITI’s interventions saved extractive sector from collapse, says senator

Waziri Adio

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Senator Tijjani Yahaya Kaura, says intervention of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) in the management of the nation’s extractive sector has saved the sector from imminent collapse. Senator Kaura stated this recently in Abuja when NEITI appeared before the Committee to defend its 2018 budget proposal. Senator Kaura ...

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Why Gani Adams was chosen out of 25 shortlisted as Aare Ona Kakanfo, by Alaafin

Gani-Adams

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has disclosed that the title of Aare Ona Kakanfo was bestowed on Dr. Gani Adams because of his passionate commitment to the protection of the culture and territorial integrity of Yorubaland. Oba Adeyemi made the disclosure during a thanksgiving service on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Oyo ...

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Buhari to Gani Adams: Use your position as Aare Ona Kakanfo for national unity

Gani-Adams

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the Aare Ona Kakanfo-designate, Otunba Gani Adams, to use the office into which he is about to step for national unity. Adams will be installed on Saturday, January 13, 2018 as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi 111, at Durbar Stadium, Oyo town, Oyo State. The ...

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Who is The People’s Candidate?

Hamzat_Osasu

As Nigerians, we are no strangers to hard times, heartbreaks and raw deals. We make the best out of bad situations. We are happy even in conditions when it is actually hard to smile. We endure all, because even when we complain, we quickly forget the hurt we felt in the past. We easily move on, and leave everything to ...

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Aare Ona Kakanfo: Final rites begin for Gani Adams’ installation

Otunba Gani Adams

The final rites for the installation of Otunba Gani Adams as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland will begin on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Since he was designated as the Aare Ona Kakanfo in 2017 by the Alaafin of Oyo, Iku Baba Yeye, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi II, Adams had been engaged in several processes that will lead to his ...

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Nigeria’s oil revenues plunged by 55% to $24.8b in 2015 – NEITI

Waziri Adio

Nigeria’s oil and gas revenues plunged from $54.5 billion in 2014 to $24.8 billion in 2015, while the country’s oil production fell from 798 million barrels in 2014 to 776 million barrels in 2015, the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has disclosed. According to the NEITI 2015 Oil and Gas Industry Audit Report, the total outstanding revenue from the ...

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The twists and turns around 34-year-old Ajaokuta Steel Company

Ajaokuta Steel

The steel industry is said to be the backbone of any nation. The industry will continue to serve as stimulus to national development and economic boaster to industrial growth of a country. The Ajaokuta Steel Company in Kogi State of Nigeria was envisaged to serve as the bedrock of the nation’s industrialisation. The idea of having a steel industry was ...

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