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FG promises credit access to 10m MSMEs

The Federal Government says plans are underway to ensure credit access to 10 million Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSMEs, at a single digit interest rate in 2021.

Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo, made this known on Thursday when he appeared before the House of [...]

Sat, 07 November 2020


NNPC generates $139.50mn from crude, gas export in August

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, says it generated a total crude oil and gas export sale of $139.50 million in August, 2020, representing an increase of 64.84 per cent compared to the previous month.

The corporation, in its Monthly Financial and Operations Report, MFOR, cited [...]

Sat, 07 November 2020


Unstable fiscal regime stifling Nigerian petroleum industry - Kyari

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, has said that the absence of a stable fiscal environment is inhibiting the growth of the Nigerian petroleum industry, especially the upstream sector.

 

Kyari, who stated this while p [...]

Wed, 23 September 2020


Local content: why indigenous operators need capacity upgrade- NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, says indigenous companies operating in the nation’s oil and gas sector must upscale their capacity for global competitiveness. 

 

The corporation also said indigenous operators need capacity upgrade in order to achieve th [...]

Wed, 23 September 2020


Waltersmith’s modular refinery to deliver 271m litres of refined products

An indigenous oil firm, Waltersmith Petroman Oil Limited, says the first phase of its modular refinery facility located in Ibigwe, Imo state, has capacity to deliver about 271 million litres of refined products such as diesel, kerosene, heavy fuel oil, HFO, and naphtha, per annum.

The company, [...]

Mon, 21 September 2020


FG, States, LGCs share N682.060b for August 2020

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, has disbursed a total sum of N682.060 billion as federation allocation to the three tiers of government, for the month of August 2020.

FAAC made the disbursement during its virtual meeting on Thursday chaired by the Permanent Secretary, Federa [...]

Mon, 21 September 2020


Nigeria’s inflation maintains 11th month surge, peaks at 13.22%

Nigeria’s inflation has maintained an upward swing for the 11th consecutive month, rising by 13.22 per cent, year-on-year, in August 2020.

The country last recorded its highest inflation in March 2018 with 13.34 per cent rise in the headline index, but increased from 11.02 per cent in Aug [...]

Mon, 21 September 2020


NNPC refutes allegation of AKK contract inflation

 

 

 

 

 

The Nigerian National Petroleum [...]

Wed, 09 September 2020


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