Oil license not renewable… President Buhari
By Daily Hint 24/10/2018
￼President, Mohammadu Buhari has said that with effect from 2019, existing oil licensees will not be renewed by the Federal Government of Nigeria and its public corporations. No reason has so far been given for this development, but sources within the presidency revealed that the move is in keeping with this electioneering campaign promises, to redistribute income and bridge the gap between the extreme rich and the poor.
The owners/operators of oil block license who may be affected by this development are listed below.
1 Alfred James Petroleum OPL 302 1991 Adewunmi Sijuade,
Goke Sijuade, Adedeji Sijuade, Olayinka Sijude, Adeyemi
Osiyemi and Femisola Awosika, with A.O Adeyinka as Chairman
2 Soglas Nigeria Limited OPL 226 1991 Oscar P. Udoji, P.E
Udoji, E.E. Nwosu, with J.O. Udoji as Chairman
3 NorthEast Petroleum OPL 215, 840 &902 1991 Kommer
Complex Limited, Nwokema Ngozi Mbu, Abubakar Jubril and
Ashiru B. Aliu, A. Ayankoya with Saleh Jambo as Chairman
4 Optimum Petroleum OPL 310 1992 R.D. Adelu, Yusuf N’jie
and O.A. Aremu with Ibrahim Bunu as Chairman
5 Sunlink Petroleum OPL 238 & OPL 311 1993 Olaniyi
Olumide, Hayford Alile, Samuel Bolarinde, Richard Adelu,
Martins Olisa, John Brunner and Emmanuel Ojei
6 Express Petroleum OPL 108 & 227 1995 Ahmade Rufai,
Tajudeen Dantata, Dalhatu Gwarzo, Lawan Omar with Aminu Alhassan Dantata as Chairman
7 Dubril Oil Co. Nigeria OPL 96 1987 B.N. Itsueli, C.A. Itsueli,
O.O. Itsueli, A.E. Ihuegbu with U.J. Itsueli as Chairman.
8 Amni Int. Petroleum OPL 112 &117 1998 &1999 E.C
Edozien, Tunde Afolabi with Sanni Bello as Chairman
9 Atlas Petroleum Int. Nig Ltd OPL 109 1996 Umaru
Ndanusa, Ikechukwu Joseph, Mohammadu Murtala with
Arthur Eze as Chairman
10 Consolidated Oil OPL 103, 458, 136 1993, 1998 &2006 O.
Adenuga and Ebi Omatsola with Mike Adenuga as Chairman
11 Oriental Energy Resources OPL 115 1999 Usman
Danburan, Jibril Mohammed Indimi with Senior Mohammed
Indimi as Chairman
12 Cavendish Petroleum Nig. Ltd OPL 110 1996 Gambo
Gubio with Mai Deribe as Chairman
13 Allied Energy Resources Nig. Ltd OPL 120 & 121 2001 Mickey Lawal as Director with Kase Lawal as Chairman
14 Peak Petroleum OPL 122 2001 Adekunle Olumide, W.
Bolaji, Florence D. Oluokun and Ayodeji Oluokun with M.A.
Oluokun as Chairman
15 Summit Oil Nig. Limited OPL 205 and 206 1990 L.K.O
Abiola, Radio Communications Nig. Ltd with M.K.O Abiola as Chairman
16 Crownwell Petroleum Ltd OPL 305 AND 306 1993 S.K
Adejumo with Sair Kuashi as Chairman
17 Famfa Oil Ltd OPL 216 (OML 127) 1993 Folorunso Alakija
18 MoniPulo OPL 114, 239, 234, 231 1999, 2008, 2008, 2007
F.A. Agama with O.B. Lulu Briggs as Chairman
19 Yinka Folawiyo Pet. Company OPL 113 1998 S.T. Folawiyo,
T.B Folawiyo with W.I Folawiyo as Chairman
20 Zebbra Energy Limited OPL 248 2004 S.A. Oloko, Boni
Madubunyi, Zimako O. Zimako with A.B.C. Orjiako as Chairman
21 Oil and Gas Limited OPL 249 and 140 2003, 2006 M.O. I
drisu with Reggie Uduhim as Chairman
22 Continental Oil and Gas Limited OPL 59 1998 Agbolade
Paddy, Subair Shefiu with Mike Adenuga as Chairman
23 Emerald Energy Resources OML 141 2001 J.O. Amaefule,
P.L. Caldwell, A.C. Uzoigwe, Amos NUR, C.N. Chieri,
Femi Akingbe, F.A. Njoku with Emmanuel Egbogah as Chairman
24 Oranto Petr. Limited OPL 320 2002 Arthur Eze as Chairman
25 Dajo Oil Limited OPL 320 2004 R.B. Domingo, M.O. Domingo, U.R. Domingo with Domingo Obande as Chairman
26 Malabu OPL 245 Dan Etete as Chairman
27 Orient Energy OPL 915, 916 N. Nwawka with Emeka
Anyaoku as Chairman
28 Sahara Energy Exploration OPL 284, 228, 332 2005, 2006
Buba Lawal, Cole Tonye, Odunsi Ade as Directors
29 Enageed Resources Limited OPL 274 2007 Buba Lawal,
Cole Tonye, Odunsi Ade as Directors
30 Seplat OPL 4, 38, 41 2010 A.B.C. Orjiako and Austin Avuru
31 Ekcrest E & P Limited OPL 40 2012 Emeka Offor as
32 First Hydrocarbon OPL 26 2011 O.A Azazi as Chairman
Airlines Raise Fares As Domestic Flights Resume Wednesday
Airlines raise fares as domestic flights resume Wednesday
By Daily Hint
There has been a significant increase in the airfares as airlines prepare to resume operations Wednesday.
The Federal Government had directed the resumption of domestic flights on July 8th after the March 30th lockdown of the airlines.
Checks by ThePunch revealed that the airlines raised their fares in all class of tickets for one-hour flights from Lagos to Abuja.
While flights for Dana Air on Economy Discount sold for N33,000 for a one way Lagos to Abuja flight, the Economy Flexible plan sold for N70,500.
Air Peace for its Economy-Flexi Domestic plan sold for N33,001 for a one way Lagos-Abuja trip while its business class ticket sold for N80,000.
Azman had economy tickets sold for N33,000 while business class sold for N60,000 for the same 1hour, 15 minutes’ trip.
Arik Air’s Economy plan was the lowest with N29,189 for economy and 71,532 for business class flights for a one-way Lagos to Abuja trip. One of the business class one-way trips sold for N126,199 for a trip slated for 4 pm.
More checks by ThePunch revealed that the ticket costs were driven by extra costs factored into the base fare.
In Air Peace’s economy flight breakdown, the base fare was N14, 239 while taxes and other fares made up the remaining N18, 762, pushing the total amount to N33,001.
Spokesperson of Dana Air, Kingsley Ezenwa who reacted to the costs said it was imperative customers booked flights early enough. However, he argued that the airline’s ticket prices were quite competitive.
Before the lockdown, economy tickets could go for as low as N15,000 and as high as N40,000 for one-hour flight.
Meanwhile, Arik Air has said that it will be operating three daily flights from Lagos to Abuja in the first phase of the aviation restart.
The airline noted that Port Harcourt will be added to the schedule from Saturday, July 11, 2020, when the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa would be reopened for operations
Arik Air Chief Executive Officer, Captain Roy Ilegbodu, in a statement on Sunday expressed optimism to take to the skies once again.
Nigerian Army Commissions Camp Delta Response Force For Emergency Reinforcement in the Fight Against Insurgency in the Northeast
Nigerian Army commissions Camp Delta Response force for emergency reinforcements in the fight against insurgency in the Northeast
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
The theater Command Operation Lafiya Dole and the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army has inaugurated Camp Delta Operation Response force and Combato building to provvide quick response and reinforcement in the fight against insurgency and Combato building to provide restaurant, gymnastic and relaxation centres for the troops of the theater.
While commissioning the Camp Delta force at the headquarters 7 Division of the Nigerian Army at the Maimalari cantonment, Maiduguri on Thursday, the Chief of Army Staff, (COAS), Lt. General Tukur Buratai said “As parts of the Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL), the commissioning of the Delta force is to provide quick response to troops when ever they received destress call upon.it is often to any troops in operation that there is a troops to response to their emergencies in no time”
The Chief of Army Staff represented by the theater Commander Operation Lafiya Dole, ,Major General Faruk Yahaya said “this initiative was conceived by the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Brigadier General Abdul Ibrahim to response to any threat in the fight against insurgency and any form of criminality.. The quick response force camp Delta is to provide response to any threat and provide place to rest for the Delta Special force’.
He said ” the commissioning of the Camp.Delta force was deliberately syncronized to be part of the NADCEL celebration 2020 to celebrate serving and retired officers and solders of the Nigerian Army and showcase the capability ”
‘ Today many projects are being commissioned in all Army formations and units across the country. Here in the 7 Division were witnessing the commissioning of Camp Delta force and also Comboto building which has restaurant, gymnastics and relaxation centre for our troops that’s 3 in one .
” I assured you of the Nigerian army’s determination to ending insurgency and all other forms of crime across the nation. On behalf of the CoAS I will like to congratulate the GOC 7 Division for successful completion and commissioning of the Combato”, he added.
On the commissioning the Combato building,, the theater Commander said ” my predecessor, General Adeniyi some time in February this year constructed a Combato tent but the tent with not withstand the weather of these areas. When I assumed office, I directed for construction of Combato building on 25th May, 2020 to serve as a special relaxation centre for our troops when they are off duty”.
” The Combato building provides restaurants, gymnastic and recreation to our staff, as well as meat joint.for relaxation of the troops during off duty hours and also to keep them fit.. .” the theater commander said.
While appreciating the COAS for his support to the theater, General Faruk Yahaya said we are committed ensure our mandate of keeping Northeast is sacrosanct. I therefore call on the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole to redouble our efforts, though rainy season is set it i know as a professionals we can do it as the COAS has urge us yo decisively deal with the insurgents ”
In his welcome address. The Acting Goc. 7 Division, Brigadier General Abdul Ibrahim said “on assumption of office as Acting GOC, I saw the need to put in place a befitting Camp Delta Response Reaction force to respond to emergencies and reinforcement to our troops.”
“With the force in place Maiduguri and its environs is safe and Maimalari cantonment is impregnantly secured. The Camp Delta force will Also provide s place for our special force to rest after successful response operation’s”, General Ibrahim added.
He assured the COAS and Nigerian in general that they determined to bring the war against insurgency to a successful end .
Bursted; Buhari’s PA, Tunde uses phone to text CBN GOV. NNPC GMD ors to make financial demands
Bursted; Buhari’s PA,Tunde uses phone to text CBN Gov, NNPC GMD, ors to make financial demands
By Daily Hint
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant, Sabiu ‘Tunde’ Yusuf, has reportedly been caught using the President’s cell phone to text the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele to make financial demands.
Tunde has also been caught texting the General Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and others soliciting for finances and other demands.
The revelation was made to ElombahNews by a source close to the Presidential Villa.
The source also revealed that he also takes official letter headed papers for personal use.
He also reportedly changes memos, a “height of criminality,” the source noted.
More details later…
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