Entries by Admin New Vision

Ogoniland: We’ve Cleaned up 15 Sites, says Minister

*FEC approves award of contracts for Rehab/Construction of 6 Water Supply Schemes in Ogoniland The federal government yesterday put the total number of oil-polluted sites that have been cleaned up in Ogoniland in Rivers State at 15. According to Thisday, the Minister of the Environment, Mr. Muhammad Mahmoud, while answering reporters’ questions at the end […]

NDDC to Train Niger Delta Youths at Innoson Motors

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says it will soon commence the training of Niger Delta youths at the Innoson Kiara Academy, a Technical and Vocational Institution, affiliated to the Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company, as part of its skills acquisition programme. The NDDC Interim Administrator, Mr Efiong Akwa, represented by his Special Adviser on Youths, Engr. Udengs […]

Presidential Amnesty Programme To Prosecute Erring Staff, Contractors

The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) says it has uncovered unsavoury acts of fraud perpetrated by some vendors/contractors. The office is currently investigating these activities to determine how widespread and the extent of involvement or connivance with internal elements within the programme. According to a statement signed by the Interim Administrator, PAP, Col. Milland Dixon Dikio […]

Bayelsa Oil and Gas Park to be Ready in 2022, says NCDMB

The Nigerian Oil and Gas Park being developed by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) at Emeyal 1, Bayelsa State would be completed in the 4th quarter of 2022, the Executive Secretary NCDMB, Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote has said. According to a statement from the Commission, Wabote spoke on Wednesday after inspecting construction […]

NDDC’s Administrator Harps on Security in Niger Delta

The Interim Administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Efiong Akwa, has stressed the need for peace and security to create the necessary environment for the rapid development of the Niger Delta region. Akwa stated this when a delegation from the Nigerian Navy Hydrographic School paid him a courtesy visit at the NDDC […]

Brass Methanol Plant to create 35,000 jobs as NCDMB, NNPC stake US$670m

The  construction of the 10,000 tonnes/day methanol production plant by the Brass Fertiliser and Petrochemical Company Ltd (BFPCL), would not only be the largest methanol plant in Africa and the first in Nigeria, the construction phase is expected to create 30,000 direct and indirect jobs, as well as an additional 5,000 permanent jobs during the […]

How modular refineries can create over 100,000 indirect jobs – Wabote, NCDMB

*Adds: Modular refineries should refine at least 10% of Nigeria’s oil production At least 10 per cent of Nigeria’s oil production should be refined through modular refineries as it has the capacity to create about 3,000 direct jobs and 100,000 indirect jobs, according to the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), […]

Modular Refineries will eliminate importation, make petroleum products available – President Buhari at commissioning of Waltersmith refinery

The establishment of modular refineries in the country will make petroleum products available in the country and eliminate importation, President Muhammadu Buhari stated on Tuesday. According to a statement by the Special Adviser to the President, Media & Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President spoke at the virtual inauguration of the 5,000 barrels per day […]

#NDNewVision: President Buhari to commission 5,000bpd Modular Refinery on Tuesday

**WalterSmith project in line with President Buhari’s vision to boost Nigeria’s oil refining capacity – NCDMB President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow formally commission the WalterSmith 5,000 barrels per day modular refinery at Ibigwe, Ohaji/Egbema local government area of Imo State. The Modular Refinery project is part of the initiative of the Buhari administration to boost […]