Uncertainty lingers for Nigeria’s Petroleum Bill

Despite assurances from top Nigerian officials and high-ranking legislators that the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) would be passed in 2013, the bill remains stuck...

FG to review penalties for Environmental Act violation

Violators of the provisions of the Environmental Impact Assessment Act will have to pay penalties that are commensurate with their levels of default beginning...

Expert urges govt to enact energy-saving law

Against the backdrop of Nigeria’s epileptic power supply, the Federal Government has been urged to enact a law to checkmate wastage of electricity resources...

PIB: Legacy legislation begging for passage

Last year’s admission by Senator Magnus Abe that the continued delay in passing the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, is on account of extraneous factors...

NLC calls for urgent passage of PIB

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called for the urgent passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), stressing that it was unacceptable that the...

NOSDRA applauds bill on oil spill

A bill for a law to punish those responsible for oil spillage, which is before the National Assembly, is a welcome development and would...

12 years after, PIB still awaiting passage

Despite promises by the National Assembly, the Petroleum Industry Bill was not passed into law in 2013, Dayo Oketola writes on the implications of the...

Sue new PHCN owners for poor quality service, FG tasks consumers

The Federal Government said at the weekend that electricity consumers now have the right to sue operators in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI)...

We’ll pass PIB in 2014, says Rep

Chairman, House Committee on Petroleum Resources, downstream sector, Dakuku Peterside, has said the National Assembly would pass the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, next year. Peterside,...

Two firms on collision course over Chevron’s oil blocks

Barely two weeks after Chevron Nigeria Limited’s attempt to divest of 40 per cent in Oil Mining Leases (OMLs) 52, 53 and 55 resulted...

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