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Tinubu’s ‘green’ mobility directive: All you need to know about the shift to CNG vehicles

In a groundbreaking move toward environmental sustainability, President Tinubu’s directive mandates Ministries and Agencies to transition to CNG-powered vehicles. This bold step signifies a significant shift towards cleaner energy solutions, aiming to reduce carbon emissions and promote a greener future for Nigeria. However, what are the overall implications and the fine lines of this transformative policy change? In recent years, the world has witnessed a growing concern over environmental issues, particularly the adverse effects of...

68 years on as oil producer, Nigeria’s fuel queues linger: What’s the holdup?

What exactly is responsible for the recurrent fuel queues? Nigerians are Tired. Why hasn’t a lasting solution been found, 68 years later? Despite technological advancements and periodic promises of solutions by the government, the sight of long lines at petrol stations remains a regular occurrence, leaving many to wonder why this problem still plagues the nation. Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL), the country’s profit-inclined state oil company, assures the public that it has rectified...

TRENDING: Sustainability and Nigeria’s Oil and Gas Industry

Having examined the concept of sustainability and the various reporting frameworks, it is reasonable and justifiable to be curious as it relates to Nigeria’s oil and gas industry. This piece seeks to break down this relationship with a throwback to where it all started – the history of the black gold in Nigeria. Key facts on Nigeria’s oil and gas  Nigeria is a nation rich in natural resources, particularly oil and gas. As of July...

INSIGHT: NNPCL, public revenues and the profit motive

Ever wondered how the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL) earns and utilizes money and on whose behalf? This piece explores how the state-owned company generates income and makes profits as empowered by the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) 2021 and how such revenues contribute to Nigeria’s economy. Until the enactment of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA), 2021, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) was a state-owned behemoth that played both regulatory and commercial roles in...

INSIGHT: NNPC and the Akara Company Story

In discussions surrounding the transitioning of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPC) to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL), misunderstandings persist about its ownership and mode of operations.   One of the major misconceptions is whether or not the NNPC is a commercial or private company. Confused about what these terms mean? There is a story about the Akara for 4 the People Company that can help us understand what is important here. In case...

Examining Nigeria’s proposed Social Media and NGO Regulation Bill in light of international Human Rights standards

Is the regulation of NGOs or social media a viable step forward for Nigeria’s current democratic situation? In 2017, Rep. Buba Jubrin sponsored a bill that sought to regulate Non-governmental organisations and CSOs. The bill passed a second reading at the House and was subsequently referred to the Committee on Civil Society Organisations and Development Partners. After a massive protest, the bill died at the committee stage. However, the bill saw a revival very recently...

EXPLAINER: The 20 Subsidiaries of NNPC Limited

NNPC, Now NNPCL, Nigeria’s national oil company has undergone some rapid and significant metamorphosis in the last three years. Here’s why and these are the structural changes you need to know.  Despite the numerous motions to diversify Nigeria’s economy, there has not been a very significant movement away from petroleum as the mainstay. And given that the Nigerian state has been putting its mouth where its money is, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has...

BODIJA BLAST: Illegal mining undermining the economy, environment and now the safety of our communities

What is the significance or value of having abundant solid mineral resources if Nigeria continues to be ravaged by illegal mining activities, resulting in substantial economic revenue losses, environmental degradation, and the endangerment of lives and property security? In August 2023, four illegal miners were killed following the collapse of a mining site in Kogo Kadage village in the Yadagungume area of Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State. Less than 6 months following that...

PERSPECTIVE: Safeguarding communites in the energy transition

In a global attempt to phase out fossil fuel, can Nigeria leverage its mineral resources to become a leading advocate for renewable energy, while upholding good climate practice and peace amongst the host communities? On the back of the COP28 Agreement for the world to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy, it has become necessary to spotlight the mineral resources available in Nigeria that could move the country comfortably from the shackles of fossils...

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