Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, SAN requesting him to use his “good offices and leadership position to urgently enforce your directives to electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) to provide free pre-paid meters to Nigerians, and end the use of patently illegal and inordinate estimated billing across the country.”
Shell remains strongly committed to the development of Nigeria, Osagie Okunbor, Country Chair, Shell Companies in Nigeria said in Lagos recently, while announcing that The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) operated Joint Venture alone contributed $29 billion to the Nigerian purse between 2012 and 2016.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu has reiterated Federal Government’s resolve to reduce importation of petroleum products from the present 95 per cent to 60 per cent by 2018.
Mr. Mounir Gwarzo, Director-General, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said only a total of 2.2 million investors have registered for the e-dividend payment platform.
Just as crude oil production is increasing from its lowest ebb as a result of attacks on oil and gas installations by Niger Delta agitators, there is a fresh threat from the workers in the oil and gas industry that can affect the production in the country, just as the picketing of all ExxonMobil Nigeria entered the second day on Wednesday.
Nigeria’s foremost integrated energy solutions company, Aiteo Group has taken up sponsorship of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF). The partnership will start on May 1, 2017 and will last five years with an initial option of a one-year extension.
The Terminal Management of logistics for Traders, Botlek Tank Terminal (BTT), Vesta Terminals, Rubis Terminal has announced its 5th annual programme.
…Set to inaugurates National Executive Council on April 13
The Oil and Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria (OGTAN) has said that only the proper training of Nigerian workers will guarantee local content development in the oil and gas industry.
Twenty-eight beneficiaries of the Shell Nigeria LiveWIRE programme are now retooling to get a good share of the $800,000 growth fund for 2017 provided by Grofin Investment. Grofin is a business development financier supporting viable, growth-oriented small enterprises in the Niger Delta through the Aspire Small Business Funds (ASBF) supported by The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC).
The Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN) has advocated the provision of a zero per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on all Distributed Renewable Energy Products (DREP) in the country.