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Waste-to-energy programmes key in the sustainable circular economy

The business case for transforming waste to address critical energy shortages is mounting...

By Webb Meko 8 Aug 2017

Government wants Dangote refinery online

The Nigerian government is pushing for the Dangote refinery in Lagos to come online before its scheduled completion date of December 2019...

1 Aug 2017

Nigeria's ex-oil minister battles slew of graft cases

Nigeria's former oil minister's name crops up in a growing number of international cases of alleged corruption in the country's oil sector...

25 Jul 2017

Anti-corruption groups raise red flag over Nigeria refinery deal

LAGOS - Anti-corruption associations threatened to take the Nigerian government to court in connection with a contract won by Italian oil major ENI to operate a neglected oil refinery...

7 Jun 2017

Two oil giants could face trial in Italy over Nigerian deal

A Milan court is to decide whether to go ahead with criminal proceedings against Shell and ENI over rights to a Nigerian oilfield...

By Jan-Philipp Scholz 20 Apr 2017

Call for oil firms to move to troubled Niger fields

The Nigerian government has called for major oil companies to move their offices to the Niger delta region, to stem unrest in the oil-rich area...

14 Mar 2017

Nigeria top African oil producer for 2016

Several factors have contributed to Nigeria overtaking Angola as the continent's biggest producer last year...

3 Mar 2017

Future Energy to address Africa's power potential

Regional power events in Africa, including EAPIC and WAPIC, have been renamed to Future Energy, in order to reflect the optimism and potential of the energy and power sectors on the continent...

24 Feb 2017

Nigerian oil, gas workers walk out over salary arrears

Oil and gas workers in southern Nigeria downed tools on Tuesday, 10 December, over the alleged non-payment of salaries, with the walk-out hitting production and threatening electricity supplies...

12 Jan 2017

Nigeria won't change power privatisation plan

Nigeria won't be revoking the privatisation of the country's energy sector, the minister of power, works and housing, Raji Fashola, says.

14 Nov 2016

New armed group says it blew up Nigerian oil pipeline

A new Nigerian armed group says it had made good on threats to blow up a major pipeline and warned of more attacks...

12 Aug 2016

Nigerian gas sector could fix the country's economy

Despite its position as the world's ninth-largest gas reservoir, Nigeria is burdened by widespread gas shortages...

29 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: From humble beginnings to the cover of Forbes Africa

Not many 28 year olds have achieved what Obinwanne Okeke has, includings gracing the cover of one of the world's most influential business journals.

By Nicci Botha 22 Jun 2016

Nigeria "at forefront" of push to freeze oil production levels

Nigeria "at forefront" of push to freeze oil production levels...

10 Mar 2016

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