Tag: Oil

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 16, 2016

Opinion: Feyi Fawehinmi reviews Buhari’s one year of handling the economy

by Feyi Fawehinmi *This is the third of a 3-part series Let us first set out the marking scheme. Anti-corruption ...

Mazi EmekaMay 15, 2016

“It simply doesn’t work” | British Foreign minister disagrees with Buhari’s Niger-Delta strategy

In the wake of the increased vandalism of oil installations and pipelines by militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers, and ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 15, 2016

‘They are looking for an excuse to burn our town down’- Tompolo’s townsmen cry out

The Gbaramatu Traditional Council has raised alarm that the Nigerian Army are just looking for an excuse to burn down ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 15, 2016

NLC says you guys should stockpile food in preparation for national shut down

The National Labor Congress, NLC and the Trade Union Congress, TUC have been breathing fire out of their mouths since ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 13, 2016

This is why fuel price is up – Vice President Osinbajo just confused everyone

You thought the sharp increase in fuel prices was due to ‘fuel subsidy removal’. Well, someone made a different case ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 12, 2016

Reno Omokri always has something to say, and so he has attacked #OccupyNigeria protesters

Former social media aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan and founder of Mind of Christ Christian Center, Reno Omokri has attacked ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 12, 2016

Oby Ezekwesili takes a stand on why #OccupyNigeria was more than about fuel subsidy

Following the removal of the subsidy placed on petrol by the Federal Government on Wednesday, May 11, many Nigerians have ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 6, 2016

‘Economic terrorists’, ‘supervillains’; Niger Delta Avengers strike again

As if dealing with the scourge of the terrorist sect, Boko Haram and the rampaging Fulani herdsmen is not enough ...

Mazi EmekaApril 25, 2016

Dangote Group to become largest producer of cement, oil and gas in Africa

“The only way we can help the continent is to be self-sufficient and also export. What we have been able ...

Mazi EmekaApril 18, 2016

‘Corruption is when you appoint people to do what they’re not capable of’ – Emir of Kano

The Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II, on Sunday, has described the inability of Nigeria to save money from oil ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 16, 2016

Unremitted N3.2trn: ‘Audit report is erroneous’ – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has reacted to the alleged N3.235 trillion that was not remitted to the federation account ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 7, 2016

Dangote to generate 12,000 megawatts for Nigeria

The richest African alive and also president of Dangote group, Aliko Dangote has predicted that his business estate would start ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 29, 2016

‘Price of crude oil to rise to $50 per barrel’ – Ibe Kachikwu

Despite the falling price of crude in the international market and the disagreement among the members of the Organisation of ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 29, 2016

Opinion: Buhari’s futile quest for oil in the North and the promise of diversification

The Nigerian government led by President Muhammadu Buhari allocated a whopping sum of 39.4 billion naira (almost $200 million) for ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 25, 2016

Opinion: Nigerian leaders and the curse of oil boom

From all indications worldwide, the era of the petroleum boom is over. The era started in the opening years of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 24, 2016

‘Purchase of 25 exotic cars’ | Why EFCC arrested PDP chieftain, Uche Secondus

Deputy National Chairman of the PDP, Elder Uche Secondus who has been in the custody of the Economic and Financial ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 23, 2016

Buhari turns down Saudi Arabia’s offer to join ‘coalition of Islamic states against terror’

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the offer given to Nigeria by Saudi Arabia to join forces as a coalition of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 8, 2016

Past leaders stole N900 billion in the search for oil in Northern Nigeria – Shehu Sani

Nigeria has reportedly spent over N900 billion in the search for crude oil in the North. Senator Shehu Sani, Chairman, ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 4, 2016

Niger Delta pipeline bombers ‘arrested by JTF’

Nigeria troops operating in the Niger Delta region, on Thursday, disclosed that they have arrested suspected bombers of oil installations ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 15, 2015

FG to remove oil subsidy, petrol may sell for N97 per litre

The argument on whether or not to remove the subsidy has been ongoing for a long time as the price ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 13, 2015

Is Nigeria truly broke? See how much the country made and spent in the past few months

According to the Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (2016-2018) sent by the president to the National Assembly, the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 8, 2015

World Bank to Buhari: ‘This is the best time to remove fuel subsidy’

President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised by the World Bank to act now if his government is seriously in removing fuel subsidy. The ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 18, 2015

These are the Nigerians who made Forbes’ 50 richest Africans list

Forbes has released a list of the top 50 moneybags in the continent. Trust Nigerians to be well represented on ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 2, 2015

NNPC vows to end oil theft in 8 months

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, has promised to end oil theft in the country, within the next 8 months. Group ...

Janeth JJuly 22, 2015

Buhari says politicians involved in illegal oil deals will be prosecuted

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the federal government is looking into evidences that would lead to the arrest and prosecution of ...

Op-Ed EditorJuly 14, 2015

Nasir El-Rufai: Why Buhari must kill NNPC

by Nasir El-Rufai There is every danger that addressing a topic like this might yield another exercise in vain lamentation ...

Janeth JJune 26, 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari dissolves NNPC board

It is beginning to look like the present administration has begun work as President Muhammadu Buhari has dissolved the board ...

Janeth JJune 10, 2015

EFCC arraigns 14 foreigners for illegal oil dealing

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday arraigned 14 foreign nationals before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 25, 2015

Immanuel Ugwu: Dear Diezani, you are running in vain

by Immanuel Ugwu  Buhari’s private forgiveness will not save her from her history. Her robbery of the Nigerian people makes ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 14, 2015

Immanuel Ugwu: Will the APC be another eatery?

by Immanuel Ugwu But we are in the last days of the oil era. There will be less and less ...

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