FG denies increase in fuel price

Oil marketers have refused to resume the importation of petroleum products, particularly petrol, until the Federal Government can guarantee them access to dollars at the official exchange rate fixed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). But the government has said that the action of the marketers has not led to an increase in the price of petrol. The More...

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By Bar and Bench On Sunday, December 18th, 2016
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Anti-Labour Practices: NUPENG threatens to embark on strike January 9

Members of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, would begin a three-day nationwide warning strike by January 9, 2017, against what they termed the anti-labour practice of International More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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FG confirms discovery of crude oil in Borno

Govt saves N15.4bn from subsidy removal monthly Nigeria’s oil production rises to 1.8mbpd The federal government has confirmed the discovery of crude oil in Borno State, North East Nigeria, thus raising the More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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NUPENG threatens to embark on warning strike in 2017 over workers’ welfare if…

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers said on Wednesday that it would embark on a three-day warning strike in 2017 if oil and gas companies failed to address workers’ welfare. NUPENG President, More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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Nigeria: Militants Bomb Another Pipeline in Delta

The Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM) has blown up an oil pipeline belonging to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) in Delta State. The group said the pipeline was bombed around 1a.m the More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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Nigeria sues Chevron, others for $12.7b over alleged illegal oil exports

The Federal Government has sued several leading oil companies including the Italian energy firm ENI, U.S. major oil company, Chevron and other international oil firms for $12.7 billion over crude oil that was allegedly More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
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Nigeria records biggest drop in oil output

Crude oil production from Nigeria dropped the most in August among its peers in the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, paring the gain it recorded in the previous month. Nigeria had in March lost the More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, August 28th, 2016
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Budget Padding: CSOs to protest, submit petition against Dogara, Jibirin, others

A coalition of civil society organisations led by Conscience Nigeria and Center for Public Accountability, in partnership with other 30 civil society organization groups, will begin a protest in Lagos to compel More...