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Total, NNPC complete, hand over N900mn projects to 8 northern states

Mele Kyari, NNPC, Lukeoil

Total Upstream Nigeria Limited, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC and its partners, yesterday, handed over 10 projects in health, education and information technology, valued at N900 million to eight states in the northern region of the country.

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OML 25: Shell’s MoU with Rivers HOSTCOMS sparks protest

The signing of Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, for the re-opening of Oil Mining Lease, OML25, and the payment of outstanding funds of the extant Global Memorandum of Understanding, GMoU, owed the host communities as facilitated by Rivers State government between Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, and its hosts has sparked heavy protest and tension in Kula Kingdom in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of the state.  

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Nigeria gasps for technology, investment in oil, gas

With initial commitment to exploration and production, previous administrations in Nigeria had projected to increase the nation’s oil reserves from less than 28 billion to 40 billion barrels by 2020 for some reasons. First, the increased reserves were expected to enable the nation increase its production capacity and earn re revenue. Second, it was also targeted at prolonging its involvement in oil business.

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IYC decries illegal mining in North, calls for resource control

IJAW Youth Council, IYC, has called for amendment of the constitution to allow states control and harness natural resources in their areas, noting that with illegal mining activities by individuals seemingly allowed in the north the Niger Deltans should also enjoy such over oil
National President of the body Roland Oweilaemi in a statement made available to Vanguard, said with stories coming from the north over individuals mining solid minerals belonging to the nation the body will not hesitate in its drive for a constitutional reform to allow states in the Niger Delta exercise control over resources in their domain.

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