Daily Archives: February 23, 2021

3972 vessels called into ports in 2020 –NPA

3972 vessels called into ports in 2020 –NPA

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala-Usman, said a total of 3972 vessels were called into Nigerian ports in 2020, compared to 4251 vessels in 2019. Bala-Usman, who addressed maritime correspondents in a virtual forum on Monday, ...

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NDPHC seals agreement on power supply to Togo

NDPHC seals agreement on power supply to Togo

The Niger Delta Power Holding Company on Monday said it had signed a Power Purchase Agreement to supply electricity to Togo, a neighbouring country in West Africa. According to NDPHC, a firm owned by the federal and state governments, a ...

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Senate seeks documents, N27bn PHCN pension probe begins

Senate seeks documents, N27bn PHCN pension probe begins

The Senate on Monday opened investigation into the alleged ‘missing’ N27bn meant for the payment of the pension of former staff of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria. The probe by the Senate followed a petition by the disengaged ...

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FG gas expansion to lift 100m out of poverty —Minister

FG gas expansion to lift 100m out of poverty —Minister

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, said on Monday that the Federal Government’s National Gas Expansion Programme was expected to lift over 100 million Nigerians out of poverty. Sylva said the programme was “a practical demonstration ...

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