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Buhari tasks Ogoni leaders on protection of national assets

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Ogoni Leaders to sensitise indigenes on value of protecting national assets like pipelines and other oil installations, saying willful damage usually create more havoc on their environment and hamper development in the area. President Muhammadu Buhari The president, who stated this when he received some leaders and people of Ogoni Land at the State House, ...

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Nigeria prioritises energy security, transition to cleaner energy

Muhammadu Buhari

Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Mr Sarki Auwalu, says energy security and transition to cleaner forms of energy remain top priorities of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. President Muhammadu Buhari Auwalu made the assertion at the hybrid Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) Research and Development Fair on Thursday, September 9, 2021 in Bayelsa State. The fair has ...

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Buhari reshuffles cabinet, stakeholders task new ministers

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has relieved two ministers of their appointments. President Muhammadu Buhari They are the Ministers of Agriculture, Alhaji Sabo Nanono, and his Power counterpart, Saleh Mamman. Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Femi Adesina, confirmed this development on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 in Abuja. He said the Minister of Environment, Mohammed Abubakar, has been redeployed to ...

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Buhari congratulates Environment Minister of State, Sharon Ikeazor, on 60th birthday

Sharon Ikeazor

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Minister of State, Environment, Sharon Ikeazor, on her 60th birthday on Aug. 28, 2021. Environment Minister of State, Sharon Ikeazor In a statement by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, on Friday, Aug, 27 in Abuja, Buhari joined family and friends to celebrate with the lawyer and management consultant, whose sacrifice and investment in the country ...

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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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Buhari signs Petroleum Industry Bill into law

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Petroleum Industry Bill 2021 into law. President Muhammadu Buhari The president signed the bill while working from home in line with COVID-19 protocol. Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman, who confirmed this development, said the president is in a five days quarantine as required by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 after returning from ...

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Science and Technology Ministry incorporates ‘Innovation’

Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the change of name of Ministry of Science and Technology to Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, announced this in a news briefing on Friday, August 6, 2021 in Abuja. He said the change of name was ...

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Great Green Wall: Buhari’s presidency to attract $5b grants, $14b loans, says govt

Great Green Wall

The Pan-African Agency of Great Green Wall (PGGW) on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s take-over of the leadership of the Council of the PGGW would facilitate easier access to about $5 billion in grants and $14 billion loans to member countries. Great Green Wall The loan and the grants would be from the International Monetary Fund ...

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Buhari urges passage of Water Resources Bill

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the National Assembly to pass the National Water Resources Bill, to make potable drinking water more accessible to the public. President Muhammadu Buhari Buhari made the appeal when he inaugurated the Zobe Dam Regional Water Scheme, jointly constructed by the Federal and Katsina State Governments, at Dutsinma Local Government of Katsina State on Thursday, July ...

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