Nigeria

Brazil’s Petrobas to sell Nigerian business

Brazil’s state-owned oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) is leading an effort to sell Petrobras Oil and Gas BV (Petrobras Africa),involved in two deepwater oil exploration blocks off the coast of Nigeria. The blocks are Akpo and Agbami producing fields and are operated by Total SA and Chevron Corp respectively. Petrobas is being joined in the sale by shareholders Grupo ...

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Weststar, Barbedos Cars Host Mercedes-Benz Service Campaign in Abuja

As part of the strategic directions aimed at achieving superior after-sales quality of service and enhancing customer relationship, Weststar Associates Limited (Authorized General Distributors of Mercedes-Benz Passenger and Commercial vehicles in the Federal Republic of Nigeria) in collaboration with one of its authorized dealerships – Barbedos Cars Limited, is holding a special program from 6th November to 8th December, 2017. ...

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Oshodi Interchange: Adhere To Safety Measures, Lagos Counsels Motorists

…Says Project ‘ll Redefine Public Transportation The Lagos State Government on Sunday urged motorists and other road users to strictly adhere to safety rules and measures already put in place to prevent any disaster as a result of the ongoing construction of Oshodi Transport Interchange. The project, which is being executed on behalf of the State Government by Messrs Planet ...

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Lagos Targets 2million Passengers On Water Daily

…Commissions Three Executive Boats, Four Jet Skis Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday commissioned three newly acquired executive boats by the State Government, with a pledge to fully explore the tourism and economic potentials of the waterways in the State for the overall benefit of the people. Speaking at the unveiling of the boats held at Caverton Jetty ...

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Counter-terrorism: State Donates 47 Vehicles to Nigerian Military

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State of Nigeria on Sunday donated 47 new pickup vehicles to security agencies, as the state government’s assistance to counter terrorism in the area. Yari, who handed over the vehicles to the Minister of Defence in Gusau, said the state government released the vehicles to the security agencies, following recent pressure by armed bandits on ...

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NNPC Commences Oil Search in Benue Trough

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced mobilization for oil exploration in the Benue State sector of the Benue Trough. A statement issued on Thursday in Abuja said the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, led a delegation from the Corporation to the Governor of Benue State, Mr. Samuel Ortom. The statement was signed by the NNPC Group ...

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Chamber of Commerce Thumbs down Nigeria’s Auto Policy

…Calls for Reduction of Vehicle Import Duties President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has been urged to urgently review Nigeria’s auto policy, as part measures to facilitate the nation’s economic growth. The Director-General of The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Mr Muda Yusuf, who  made the call recently in an interview, argued that the policy had affected the nation’s economy ...

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Passengers Stranded At Lagos Airport

Flight delay and cancellation affected many passengers at the Lagos airport on Monday, with domestic airline operators blaming it on insufficient aviation fuel. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent, who monitored the situation at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 and the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) observed that only few flights operated on schedule. A reliable airline source told NAN ...

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