Delta State Govt. to Assist Oil Communities to Invest in Sector.
Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan has said that the State Government will assist oil producing communities with funds to enable them have equity participation in oil sector of the country. Keywords:
Abuja, Rilwanu Lukeman , Osita Izunaso, David Mark, Oma Djebah
South South Senators Kick Against Petroleum Bill.
Uduaghan Calls for Support
The Senate will today commence a public hearing on the controversial Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) with South-South Senators pushing ahead with their opposition to the revolutionary piece of legislation. Keywords:
Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, Victor Ndoma-Egba, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Rilwanu Lukman, Opuraja, Okpe , Sam Oyovbaire, South-South Liberation Movement, SSLM, John Adie
South South Governors Plan Common Economic Agenda.
South South Governors rose from a meeting in Asaba, the Delta State capital at the weekend, with a plan to float an Economic Growth Council (EGC) to ensure that the roadmap for the economic integration of the region is developed and implemented. Keywords:
Emmanuel Uduaghan, Rotimi Amaechi, Liyel Imoke, Adam Oshiomhole, Godswill Akpabio Timipre Sylva, Warri, Kaduna, Rilwanu Lukman
Amnesty: South South Governors Threaten Pull-out.
Governors of the six states of the South-South geopolitical zone resolved unanimously last night to distance themselves from the amnesty deal granted militants in the oil-rich region by President Umaru Yar'Adua unless the Federal Government withdraws the new Petroleum Industries Bill which is before the National Assembly. Keywords:
Umaru Yar'Adua, Rilwanu Lukman,Effurun, Kaduna, Rotimi Amaechi , Adams Oshiomhole, Liyel Imoke, Emmanuel Uduaghan
Onosode May Head Ministry of Niger Delta.
The search for a credible Nigerian to lead the newly created Ministry of Niger Delta may have zeroed in on Mr. Gamaliel Offoritsenere Onosode, a renowned technocrat and former presidential aspirant on the platform of All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP). Keywords:
Gamaliel Offoritsenere Onosode, Bode Agusto, Ufot Ekaette, Urhobo , Goodluck Jonathan, Rilwanu Lukman,Shehu Shagari, Ibadan
Ministers: Yar'Adua Sends List to Senate.
After weeks of uncertainty, President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua last night forwarded a list of 13 ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening and confirmation. The number fell short of the number that was dropped recently in a cabinet shake-up that saw 20 of the 48 ministers lose their jobs. Keywords:
David Mark,Mohammed Abba-Aji,Cairo Ojougboh,Rilwanu Lukman, Sam Ominiyi Egwu, Dora Akunyili, Shettima Mustapaha , Ibrahim Lame , Bunu Uwais, Babatunde Oshoti-mehin, Odein Ajumogobia