Nigeria’s crude oil production reached 236m barrels in the first half of 2024 despite supply challenges from the Dangote Refinery.

In the first half of 2024, Nigeria produced a total of 236,229,281 barrels of crude oil despite facing supply challenges to refineries like Dangote Refinery and others. The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission shared this data, indicating a slight decrease in production compared to the same period in 2023 when the country produced 219.5 million…

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Nigeria Customs seizes 150 cartons of bulletproof jackets valued at N1.68bn.

The Nigeria Customs Service made a significant interception of 150 cartons of bulletproof jackets valued at N1.687 billion in its Zone A Federal Operations Unit of Lagos. The Customs Area Controller, Kola Oladeji, revealed this information during a press briefing. The contraband items were discovered along the Ijebuode-Sagamu Expressway in Ogun State and were seized…

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Nigeria Engages Stakeholders on Renewable Energy

The Special Presidential Envoy on Climate Action, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, has initiated discussions with global stakeholders to explore new opportunities for climate finance and risk mitigation platforms aimed at boosting renewable energy technology manufacturing in Nigeria. Chief Ngelale held a virtual meeting with the Managing Director of the Bank of Industry, Dr. Supo Olusi, and…

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Nigerians to show $10K balance and pay N640k to obtain a Document Verification Number before they can obtain UAE visa

The United Arab Emirates have some conditions that Nigerian travellers are expected to fulfil in order to get a visa to visit the Arab nation.   On Monday, July 15, Mohammed Idris, Minister of Information and National Orientation, announced that the three-year dispute between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Nigeria has been resolved and…

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VP Shettima Inaugurates Unit to Combat Food Insecurity

Vice President Kashim Shettima has launched the Presidential Food Systems Coordination Unit (PFSCU) to tackle the rising commodity prices and overall food insecurity in the nation. The inauguration followed a presentation by Marion Moon, Technical Assistant to the President on Agriculture, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. A statement from Stanley Nkwocha, Senior Special Assistant…

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FG Arraigns Nine Illegal Miners

The Federal Government has brought charges against eight Chinese nationals and one Nigerian for engaging in illegal mining activities in the Lokpaukwu community of Umuchieze, Umunneochi Local Government Area, Abia State. In a statement released by Segun Tomori, the Special Assistant on Media to the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, the suspects were apprehended by…

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Fuel scarcity: Nigerians running out of patience – Youth Leaders to Tinubu govt

The Coalition of Ethnic Nationalities Youth Leaders in Nigeria have expressed anger over the worsening fuel scarcity in the country. It could be recalled that the youths, under the aegis of Nigeria Ethnic Nationality Youth Leaders Council Worldwide, had slammed a one-week resignation ultimatum on the Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited,…

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Fuel Queues Reappear in Abuja

Long lines for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), commonly known as petrol or fuel, reemerged in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, and parts of Niger and Nasarawa States on Friday and Saturday. This resurgence follows the closure of numerous filling stations operated by independent marketers. Motorists flocked to the few stations still dispensing petrol, primarily…

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