Category: Opinion

NNPC Adopts 24 Hour Depot, Retail Services to Clear Fuel Queues

Managing Director of PPMC, Mr. Umar Ajiya, fielding questions from press men on the fuel supply situation in Abuja during the monitoring exercise carried out on fuel stations in Abuja. With him are the NNPC Chief Operating Officer,  Ventures, and Chairman of Special Task Force on Fuel Monitoring, Dr. Babatunde Adeniran (left), and other NNPC…

Nigeria Still Remains Investors Destination – IMF

 LEFT to RIGHT: Chairman House of Representatives on Capital Market Hon. Tajudeen Yusuf, Acting Director General Securities and Exchange Commission Dr. Abdul Zubair and Member of the Committee Hon. Fred Agbedi during oversight function at the SEC, Wednesday Monetary and regulatory authorities in Nigeria have been enjoined to roll out policies that would bring down…

France donates EUR 50,000 to support food safety, animal/plant health standards and trade

France is contributing EUR 50,000 (approximately CHF 58,000) to the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) in 2017 to help developing countries comply with international food safety, animal and plant health standards and therefore access agricultural markets more easily. The donation will help developing and least-developed countries improve their sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) capacity. WTO…

The Organised Private Sector Picks Holes in the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill

The Organised Private Sector (OPS) in its press statement released today on the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) 2016 spotted some potential errors saying “need to avoid some costly mistakes” The OPS comprising the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines & Agriculture (NACCIMA), National…

Petrolex Mega Oil City to ease Apapa Gridlock by 60%

Advertisement Apapa is home to two of Nigeria’s busiest seaports, several tank farms and a number of big companies. Business activities in the area are a big component of Nigeria’s economy, however, despite its importance, the deplorable condition of Apapa—caused overtime by the failure of government to expand infrastructure development in line with growing population—has been…