Asia Oil Buyers Snap Up Cargoes From Europe, Africa After Brent Prices Fall

LEADERSHIP Asian crude oil buyers are booking cargoes from Europe, the Mediterranean and Africa after a sharp drop in Brent crude’s value against Middle East benchmark grade Dubai made the shipments profitable, industry sources said on Thursday. Traders have booked at least 10 million barrels of Russian Urals, Kazakhstan’s CPC Blend and North Sea crude…

Bayelsa APC Writes PMB Over Intimidation Of Members

LEADERSHIP The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, yesterday, sent a petition to President Muhammadu Buhari over intimidation and harassment of members by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led administration of Governor Seriake Dickson. According to the APC, the present administration of Governor Seriake Dickson is putting members of the party under undue pressure…

Reps Orders Suspension Of AGIP Pipeline Surveillance Contracts

LEADERSHIP The House of Representatives yesterday ordered immediate suspension of all Pipeline Surveillance Contracts by the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) in Bayelsa State. The House also resolved to set-up a committee to investigate the award of the contracts, so as to ascertain the beneficiaries of the contract awards and their impact on the oil…

Gov Emmanuel Signs MoU With Australian Firm On Ibom Science Park

LEADERSHIP In demonstration of his commitment to industrialise the state, Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SERGE Capital Investment Limited on the resuscitation of Ibom Science and Technology Park. Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Emmanuel hinted that the Ibom Science and Technology Park is receiving priority…

Saraki Hosts Secondus, Tambuwal, Others In Ilorin

LEADERSHIP The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, Rivers, Sokoto and Benue states governors, Nyesom Wike,Aminu Tambuwwal and Samuel Ortom respectively, converged at the private residence of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki shortly after attending the fidau of the mother of Alh Kawu Baraje in Ilorin, Kwara state. Former Jigawa…

MFM Donates Items To Orphanages, Special Needs Schools

LEADERSHIP The evangelistic arm of the Mountain of Fire Ministries (MFM), We Care Ministry, has donated a wide array of gift items to six orphanage homes and three institutions for persons with special needs. Speaking during the presentation at the ministry’s annual outreach program tagged: “Divine touch” in Abuja, the General Overseer of MFM worldwide,…