Tag: crude oil

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Bernard DayoFebruary 24, 2021

Maybe it’s time to finally address the injustices faced by the Niger Delta

In a viral video posted by AIT on Twitter, a militia group from the Niger Delta known as the Supreme ...

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EditorMarch 12, 2020

As Russia & Saudi Arabia fight over oil prices, a poorly prepared Nigeria will suffer

Over the last few years, Nigerians have lived in fear of fluctuating oil prices. Despite the efforts of successive governments ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 4, 2017

“Very soon, Nigeria will drink her crude oil” – Ezekwesili

A former minister of education, Oby Ezekwesili has warned against the continued dependence on oil for revenue. Ezekwesili said this ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 14, 2017

Crude oil “is getting its last years” – Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu says will no longer be an income resource in 10 years’ time – considering ...

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AzeezSeptember 13, 2017

Nigeria’s oil will no longer be profitable in a few years – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said Nigeria’s crude oil will no longer be highly useful in the future. He spoke ...

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AzeezAugust 23, 2017

Forged crude oil allocation letters in circulation – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday said some fraudsters are circulating forged letters of crude oil allocation with ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 4, 2017

Mini refineries will be legalised, supplied with crude oil – FG

Nigeria will reportedly legalise currently outlawed mini refineries in the Niger Delta oil hub by the end of 2017, and ...

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EditorJuly 26, 2017

Waziri Adio: The need to stop eating with ten fingers

by Waziri Adio A popular saying admonishes us not to eat with ten fingers. This axiom is not a homily ...

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AzeezJune 6, 2017

$15bn worth of crude excluded in NNPC’s report, Reps insist

The House of Assembly on Monday insisted that crude oil worth $15bn was excluded in the report of the Nigerian ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 1, 2017

Opinion: The Niger Delta mentality that must go

by Owutu TamaraKuro Like lots of Nigerians, I read about the arrest and subsequent prosecution of Mr George Turner, a ...

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AzeezMarch 16, 2017

IBB university discovers crude oil deposit in Bida basin

by Azeez Adeniyi The Head of Research and Development, Ibrahim Badamasi Babaginda (IBB), Niger State Prof. Nuhu Obaje, on Thursday ...

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AzeezMarch 9, 2017

Save the Naira by adopting Jonathan’s crude oil swap, Okupe advises Osinbajo

Former media aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe has advised acting President Yemi Osinbajo to adopt the crude-oil-swap arrangement ...

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AzeezFebruary 25, 2017

JTF impounds 1,750 tonnes of illegally refined crude oil

by Azeez Adeniyi The Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe said it has destroyed three illegal ...

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EditorFebruary 20, 2017

Analysis: Just how feasible are Osinbajo’s plans to work with illegal refineries?

by Mark Amaza On the Port-Harcourt leg of his Niger Delta tour, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo disclosed the intentions of ...

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EditorFebruary 16, 2017

Analysis: What is the real significance of Osinbajo’s Niger Delta tour?

by Mark Amaza For the past few weeks, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has been on a fact-finding tour of the ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 14, 2017

[The Presidential Blog]: VP Osinbajo embraces Okorocha in Imo (PHOTOS)

As part of his ongoing tour of the oil producing communities in the Niger Delta, the Vice President has just ...

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AzeezJanuary 31, 2017

Militancy preventing Nigeria from producing 3 million barrels of crude per day – Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu has stated that the Niger Delta region can produce three million barrel ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 16, 2016

FG confirms discovery of oil in Borno

The federal government says it has discovered crude oil in Borno. Permanent secretary, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Dr. Jamila Shua’ra, ...

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AzeezNovember 28, 2016

FG to build 1,000km oil transport pipeline from Niger Republic

The Federal Government is planning to construct a 1000-kilometer crude oil pipeline in Kaduna State to import oil from the ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 24, 2016

Opinion: Reactions to Trump’s Presidency – focus on Nigeria

by Ebuka Emebinah The election of Donald J. Trump on 9th November 2016 sent shock waves around the world. I like ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: Dear Niger Delta, you have no leaders

by Cheta Nwanze So many watched the meeting between President Buhari and the “leaders” of the Niger Delta yesterday with ...

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RoqeebahOctober 30, 2016

BLOOD MONEY X : The gift is a curse

Last month, YNaija.com launched its Monthly Citizenship Dispatches, which explores in detail, the lives and realities of Nigerian citizens across ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 30, 2016

Chevron, others have a case to answer over $12.7bn undeclared crude

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today, September 30, 2016 struck out the preliminary objection filed by Chevron Nigeria ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 28, 2016

Waziri Adio: Recession as opportunity for reversing resource curse

And, sadly, it came to pass. It is well predicted that most countries blessed with natural resources, even in the ...

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Isime EseneAugust 16, 2016

We can overtake South Africa as the continent’s largest ICT market – SystemSpecs

The Executive Director of SystemSpecs, Deremi Atanda, has urged the Federal Government to refocus its attention on Information Communication Technology ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 24, 2016

Opinion: Agricultural revolution – Time to make a bold move

By Adekunle Smart Renowned physicist and Nobel Laureate, Albert Einstein once quipped, “In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity.” A ...

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Dele BenjaminMay 4, 2016

Crude oil production begins in Lagos

Oil firm, Yinka Folawiyo Petroleum Company Limited (YFP), has began the production of crude oil from the Aje Field located ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 24, 2016

Reuben Abati: Confronting the curse of oil… and the failure of Nigerian leaders

The monthly Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, meeting was held the other day in Abuja, with the representatives of state ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 4, 2016

FG to break NNPC into 30 companies [DETAILS]

The Minister of state for Petroleum Resources and the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Ibe Kachikwu, says ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 2, 2016

DSS, EFCC to probe illegal lifting of Nigeria’s crude oil under Jonathan

The Department of State Services and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission may be investigating the illegal lifting of crude ...

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