By Ugochukwu Alaribe Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, has expressed concern that despite the long years of oil exploration in the state, there was nothing tangible people of oil-producing communities in the state have to show for it. Ikpeazu, while receiving the Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee on Petroleum Industry Bill led
The post PIB: Oil companies have no presence in Abia — Ikpeazu appeared first on Vanguard News.
…say oil, gas explorations in Nigeria are conducted to their detriment By Levinus Nwabughiogu-Abuja Nigerians living with disabilities have asked the federal government to earmark 5 percent of oil projects and activities for their members in the Host Community Development Trust Fund prescribed in the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB. The Executive Director, Centre for Citizens
The post PIB: Persons with disabilities crave for 5% of oil projects, activities in N/Delta appeared first on Vanguard News.
It is commendable that after 20 years, the current set of lawmakers are likely to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). Femi Gbajabiamila, the speaker of the House of Representatives assured that by April, the bill would become law. However, it is unwise that maximising oil rents is the major objective of the proposed law. […] Read Full Story