AN URGENT APPEAL TO HIS EXCELLENCY GOVERNOR DOUYE DIRI FOR SWIFT INTERVENTION BETWEEN NIGERIAN AGIP OIL COMPANY (NAOC) LIMITED AND IKEBIRI KINGDOM OVER THE RECENT  OIL SPILL.

URGENT APPEAL TO HIS EXCELLENCY GOVERNOR DOUYE DIRI FOR SWIFT INTERVENTION

Piriye Kiyaramo Your Excellency, we are members of Ikebiri Development Foundation, IDF, an umbrella elite group out to champion development for Ikebiri kingdom, comprising, Ikebiri 1, 2, 3 and 4 communities in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. We represent a platform for meaningful dialogue and partnership with critical stakeholders in government, the private sector and civil…

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AS FTSE4GOOD NAMES ENI FOR 14 CONSECUTIVE YEARS; GROUP LAMENTS ENI’S INSENSITIVITY TO HOST COMMUNITIES IN NIGERIA

By Piriye Kiyaramo Eni has been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series for the fourteenth consecutive year, gaining an overall position in the top 5% of the oil & gas companies evaluated, following the Agency’s latest half-year interim review. Additionally, Eni has joined the Leadership band of Vigeo Eiris’ ESG Assessment, which raised Eni’s evaluation to “Advanced” from “Robust” in its…

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BAYELSA OIL SPILLAGE: GROUP FROWNS AT NIGERIAN AGIP OIL COMPANY’S INSENSITIVITY TO PLIGHT OF HOST COMMUNITY

By Glory Edoni Ikebiri Development Foundation (IDF), an umbrella elite group in Ikebiri Kingdom in Southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa state has expressed concerns over what it describes as insensitivity being displayed by Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NOAC) towards the plight of the people of the host communities with reference to a recent devastating oil spill in…

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LOCAL CRUDE OIL REFINING AS ALTERNATIVE SOURCE OF LIVELIHOOD, JOB CREATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN THE NIGER DELTA.

By Piriye Kiyaramo Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo during his maiden tour of Niger Delta states in the capacity of Acting President of the federal republic of Nigeria in 2017 promised to build modular refineries in oil producing communities an alternative source of livelihood, job creation and environmental sustainability in the Niger Delta region as part the federal…

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World Bank Group Unveils Creditworthiness Academy For Counties

World Bank Group Unveils Creditworthiness Academy For Counties

The Academy is part of the World Bank Group’s Mobilizing Finance for Development agenda The World Bank Group, in collaboration with the Commission for Revenue Allocation today launched County Creditworthiness Academy, an intensive one-week capacity building workshop for County government financial officials and the central government staff to master the underlying principles of creditworthiness. The Academy is part of…

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Investment in Refinery, Petrochemicals is Driven by Innovation, Efficiency, Says Dangote

Investment in Refinery, Petrochemicals is Driven by Innovation, Efficiency, Says Dangote

Dangote is also constructing the largest fertiliser Plant in West Africa with capacity to produce 3.0 million tonnes of Urea per year as part of the gigantic economic transformation project The ongoing investment in refining, petrochemicals, fertilizer and gas is driven by the desire to bring innovation and efficiency into all aspects of Nigeria’s oil and gas sector, the…

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Bayelsa Hosts All Africa Microfinance and SMEs Summit 2019: … Set to launch Enterprise Development Centre at University of Africa, Toru -Orua.

Bayelsa Hosts All Africa Microfinance and SMEs Summit 2019.

Isaac Ombe Africa Association for Small and Medium Enterprises (AAASME), a continental advocacy body with the objective to promote, support, develop and protect the interest of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Ecosystem in Africa holds its summit in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital. The event, with the theme: Agenda 2030 & 2063 Boosting IntraRECs/African Trade with Innovative Financing of SMEs…

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Buhari Signs Executive Order 007, Approves Construction of 794km of Roads

Executive Order 007 of 2019 on Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed Executive Order 007 of 2019 on Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme, and reiterated his administration’s commitment to the provision of critical road infrastructure across the country. The President made this known when he signed Executive Order at the State House, Abuja. He said: “This is another opportunity to demonstrate…

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Nigeria and Canada have commenced moves to revive their bilateral agreement.

Nigeria and Canada have commenced moves to revive their bilateral agreement.

The new Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Philip Baker, disclosed this when he visited the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, in Abuja. Baker said his country is ready to collaborate with Nigeria in areas like mining and aviation. He said he has been tasked to increase trade between the two countries as a means of building…

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Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is expected to arrive in Washington, DC on Thursday,

Atiku Abubakar visits U S

The former vice-president is reportedly scheduled to speak at the Chamber of Commerce on Friday, from 2:30pm to 4pm local time, although TheCable could not confirm the event. The private roundtable, to be hosted by the US Chamber of Commerce and the US Africa Business Centre, is reportedly going to hold at 1615 H Street, NW 20062. But TheCable…

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