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We won’t rush petroleum industry reforms – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that his administration would not rush reforms in the petroleum and gas industry, saying that reforms must be carefully thought out to serve the interests of Nigerians. Speaking specifically on the much-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill, Buhari stated that discussions on it were ongoing and …

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We are not going on strike, NUPENG, PENGASSAN assure FG

Ibe Kachikwu

The Oil workers unions have reassured the Federal Government that its members would not go on strike over the threat of depot owners to shut down services over issues on payment of outstanding subsidy claims. The unions are the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers and Petroleum and …

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Buhari promises to sign Petroleum Bill once…

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared that he would sign the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill into law once the bill was presented to him.  Buhari spoke at a lecture to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers in Abuja.  The President said the …

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FRSC to NUPENG/PTD: Train tanker drivers to avoid accidents

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has charged the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG), Petroleum Tanker Driver (PTD) section to engage its members in rigorous traffic trainings to avoid frequent accidents. Mr Bisi Kazeem, Head of Public Education, FRSC, told NEWSTIMES on Saturday that such training would …

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