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30 December 2013, Sweetcrude, Lagos – The growth and development of natural gas utilisation in Nigeria has been constrained by a lack of political will to put in place the appropriate policy, incentives and fiscal regime that would stimulate domestic gas utilization. Now, we seem to be making progress...

05 November 2013, Sweetcrude, Lagos – I was asked to comment on the pronouncements of the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investments at the recently...

13 October 2013, Sweetcrude, Lagos – The implementation of Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development, NOGICD, Act requires that a structure...

05 October 2013, Sweetcrude, Lagos – I posted a discussion on a LinkedIn Group that focuses on the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development,...

13 August 2013, Sweetcrude, Lagos – Leadership in developed nations utilize taxation as a tool to develop social infrastructure, create jobs, stimulate investment in manufacturing, promote indigenous asset ownership and to increase exportation of finished products, goods and services. This is not the case in Nigeria. The fact that our taxation policy is very operational...

05 July 2013, Sweetcrude, Lagos – The Ministry of Petroleum Resources, MPR, in Nigeria has recently played out a most remarkable HR paradox. I would like to recommend that the Minister consults with HR professionals who can correct the anomalies in the process and procedure involved in the recent removal of the former Director of the DPR and puts an end to the errors...

01 June 2013, Sweetcrude, Lagos – Nigerian Content may remain a mirage if the leadership of Nigeria cannot backward integrate its need for uninterrupted power supply to its failed zero-flare policy. This is very simple common-sense and quite explicit to all right thinking patriots. The moral bankruptcy of the leadership has reached a very traumatising level for the...

30 April 2013, Lagos – Addax Petroleum Development Limited says it is wholly committed to the success of the Nigerian content initiative introduced by the Federal Government in 2010. The company’s Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Mr. Cornelius Zegeelar, disclosed this at the celebration of the third anniversary of Nigerian Content in the oil and...

29 April 2013, Yenagoa – The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, said on Monday that the Nigerian Content Law helped to develop capacity of Nigerians in the oil industry within three years. Mr Ernest Nwapa, the Executive Secretary of the board, told News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Yenagoa that since the law came into effect in April 2010, the...

11 March 2013, Sweetcrude, Lagos – Recently, at a cocktail I attended, I was asked about my ideas of how best to resolve the issue of the delayed...