OML 30: How Alleged Fraudulent Surveillance Contract is Raising Storm at NNPC

NNPC Head Office

All hell is about to break loose over the award of an oil facilities surveillance contract by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), which is said to be a violation of extant rules. The Nation gathered that the NNPC, on September 26, 2018, approved a contract for the security surveillance of the 87-kilometer Trans-Forcados Pipeline (TFP) to Ocean Marine…

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Dokubo Raises Hope Of Boom In Fishing Sector

Prof Charles Dokubo

Hopes that the fishing sector will rebound soon flickered Tuesday with the arrival of eight Greek experts in the maritime industry to train 2,500 beneficiaries of the Amnesty Programme. The project initiated by the Presidential Amnesty Office is expected to be launched soon. In a statement by his spokesman, Murphy Ganagana, the Special Adviser to the President on Niger…

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Nigeria loses $15bn annually to foreign dominance- ship chandlers


…call for FG’s intervention The Nigerian Licensed Ship-Chandlers Association has sought the Federal Government’s intervention to regularize operations of the industry in the interest of indigenous operators given an estimated $15 billion lost annually to foreign dominance. President of the Association, Dr. Martins Enebeli disclosed this on Friday at a round-table meeting with newsmen in Lagos. Enebeli said the…

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Amb. Godknows Igali Conferred with Thomas Sankara Leadership Award

The award

By Piriye Kiyaramo The nomination and subsequent official conferment of the prestigious “Thomas Sankara Leadership Award of Integrity and Transparency” on Bayelsa-born former Nigerian Ambassador to Denmark, Finland, Norway and Cameroun, Dr. Godknows Boladei Igali by the youth arm of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, speaks volumes of the person of the retired federal permanent secretary at…

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