Senate says Nigeria accounts for 40% of gas flared annually in Africa

The Senate said on Wednesday that Nigeria accounts for over 40 per cent of the gas flared annually across Africa,  which amounts to about...

Oil companies to appear before Senate panel on gas flaring

Chairman, Senate Committee on Gas Resources and the sponsor of Gas Flaring (Prohibition and Punishment) Bill 2017, Senator Bassey Albert Akpan, has summoned international and...

Nigeria lost N523bn to gas-flaring over two years – NNPC, DPR reports

Data from the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has shown that the Federal Government has lost N523 billion...

$850m lost to gas flaring in 2015 – DPR official

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has said that Nigeria, the ninth largest gas producing nation in the world, lost over $850 million to...

FG puts green bond issuance on hold till passage of 2017 budget

The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril has said that the Federal Government will delay the issuance of its green bonds until the...

Activists condemn FG over Ogoni clean-up delay

Activists under the platform of the Environmental Rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) have decried the delays encountered over the clean-up of...

Nigeria achieves 26% reduction in gas flaring, to exit by 2020

As part of efforts to preserve the environment, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has succeeded in reducing gas flaring in the...

President Buhari ratifies Paris Agreement on Climate Change

President Muhammadu Buhari in his office on Tuesday signed the Instrument of Ratification of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change at the State House...

Shell to start cleaning up 2008 Nigeria oil spills in April – Official

The head of a group helping organise Shell's clean-up efforts in an oil Delta community in Nigeria said on Friday he was hopeful clean-up...

NNPC says Nigeria lost N217bn to gas flaring in 2016

Data from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has shown that the country lost at least N217bn last year as oil and gas companies...

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