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Group describes penalties for gas flaring under PIA as too weak

Nnimmo Bassey

Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), an environmental advocacy group, has observed that the penalty for gas flaring as contained in the Petroleum Industry Act was too paltry to mitigate acts of flaring. Nnimmo Bassey Rev Nnimmo Bassey, Executive Director, HOMEF, who said this in an interview on Thursday, August 19, 2021 in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, noted that the ...

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Niger Delta fishermen applaud Buhari on assent to PIB

Muhammadu Buhari

The Artisanal Fishermen Association of Nigeria (ARFAN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into law. President Muhammadu Buhari Mr Samuel Ayadi, the Coordinator of ARFAN in the Niger Delta, made the commendation in an interview on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital. Ayadi noted that the new law had a ...

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Buhari approves steering committee on Petroleum Industry Act

Timipre Sylva

 President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a steering committee to oversee the process of implementation of the newly signed Petroleum Industry Act (PIA). Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, heads the PIA steering committee The steering committee is headed by the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva. The president, who announced this while marking the passage the ...

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