The Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources is a part of the Federal Ministries of Nigeria that directs petroleum resources and its activities in Nigeria. It is located at Block D, NNPC Towers, Herbert Macaulay way, CBD, Abuja.
The Federal Ministries of Nigeria are civil service departments that are responsible for delivering various types of government service. Each ministry is headed by a Permanent Secretary who reports to a Minister in the Federal Cabinet. Some government functions are provided by "commissions" or parastatals that may be independent or associated with a ministry.
Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West Africa, bordering Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west. Its coast in the south is located on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean. The federation comprises 36 states and 1 Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja, is located. The constitution defines Nigeria as a democratic secular state.
Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria located in the centre of the country within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It is a planned city and was built mainly in the 1980s, replacing the country's most populous city of Lagos as the capital on 12 December 1991. Abuja's geography is defined by Aso Rock, a 400-metre (1,300 ft) monolith left by water erosion. The Presidential Complex, National Assembly, Supreme Court and much of the city extend to the south of the rock. Zuma Rock, a 792-metre (2,598 ft) monolith, lies just north of the city on the expressway to Kaduna.
It was established in 1970. President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the Minister of State and Petroleum Resources in November 2015.He was replaced by Timipre Sylva who took over the Ministerial portfolio in August, 2019.
Muhammadu Buhari is a Nigerian politician currently serving as the President of Nigeria, in office since 2015. He is a retired major general in the Nigerian Army and previously served as the nation's head of state from 31 December 1983 to 27 August 1985, after taking power in a military coup d'état. The term Buharism is ascribed to the Buhari military government.
Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu was the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources and former Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. He was replaced by Timipre Sylva who took over the Ministerial portfolio in August, 2019.
Timipre Marlin Sylva was the Governor of Bayelsa State in southern Nigeria. Currently Nigeria's Minister for state on Petroleum Resources
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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is the oil corporation through which the federal government of Nigeria regulates and participates in the country's petroleum industry. The NNPC business operations are managed through Strategic Business and Corporate Services Units (SBUs/CSUs) in diverse locations across Nigeria. In that case; The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) initiated a recruitment scheme and since then, until date the NNPC recruitment have been a yearly scheme.
Department of Petroleum Resource (DPR) is a department under the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources (FMPR), saddled with the responsibility of exploration and importation of Petroleum products. It also oversees the safety and other regulations that relate to the exportation and importation of the products into the country. As part of its activities, the department manages the up and downstream in Nigeria petroleum industry. The Federal Government of Nigeria introduces National Production Monitoring Systems (NIPMS) to monitor the royalty payables and demand notices from all organizations dealing in petroleum in Nigeria. The department is headed by The Director of Petroleum Resources,being the head of the management. Currently (2016), Mr. Mordecai Ladan is the director at DPR. The DPR is responsible to the FMPR
Bayelsa is a state in southern Nigeria in the core Niger Delta region, between Delta State and Rivers State. Its capital is Yenagoa. The main language spoken is Ijaw with dialects such as Kolukuma, Mein, Bomu, Nembe, Epie-Atisa, and Ogbia. Like the rest of Nigeria, English is the official language. The state was formed in 1996 from part of Rivers State and is thus one of the newest states of the Nigerian federation.
Nigeria is the largest oil and gas producer in Africa. Crude oil from the delta basin comes in two types: light, and comparatively heavy – the lighter around 36 gravity and the heavier, 20–25 gravity. Both types are paraffinic and low in sulfur.
Hassan Muhammed Lawal was a Nigerian politician who served as a minister of urban development. He was close associate of both President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and President Muhammad Buhari.
The Cabinet of Nigeria is part of the Executive Branch of the Government of Nigeria. The Cabinet's role, as written in the Ministers' Statutory Powers and Duties Act is to serve as an advisory body to the President of Nigeria. Members of the Cabinet are appointed and report to the President, who can dismiss them at will. The Cabinet currently oversees 24 Federal Ministries, each responsible for some aspect of providing government services, as well as a number of parastatals.
The Federal Ministry of Aviation was one of the Federal Ministries of Nigeria that regulates air travel and aviation services in Nigeria. The current Minister of Aviation is Hadi Sirika. He was appointed on 21 August 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is a ministry of the Nigerian government that regulates agricultural research, agriculture and natural resources, forestry and veterinary research throughout Nigeria. Sabo Nanono is the current Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development. He was appointed to head the ministry by president Muhammadu Buhari in August 2019.
Chief Godswill Obot Akpabio, CON, is a Nigerian lawyer and politician who is a former Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Senate's Minority Leader. He was also Governor of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria from May 29, 2007 to May 29, 2015. Minister designated 2019, Sworn in as Minister of Niger Delta Affairs.
MoPNR is a Pakistan Government's federal and executive level ministry responsible to ensure availability and security of sustainable supply of oil and gas for economic development and strategic requirements of Pakistan and to coordinate development of natural resources of energy and minerals.
The Cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari consists of the ministers appointed in the Buhari Administration to take responsibility for each of the government ministries of Nigeria following the 2015 elections.
Peter Esele was born on July 24, 1972, in Edo state Nigeria. He is a unionist. Esele was the president of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) for two terms from March 2007- June 2013. He also served as President of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) from April 2006- 2008. Acting President of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) from Dec 2005 to Apr 2006, as PENGASSAN Deputy President from April 2005 to December 2005. Peter Esele has served as board member of several Federal Government agencies and parastatals/my-plan-is-to-make-grassroots-people-access-good-governance-esele/|title=My plan is to make grassroots people access good governance - Esele - BusinessDay : News you can trust|date=28 February 2016|publisher=}}</ref>
The Ministry of Energy, Power division is a Pakistan Government's federal and executive level ministry created on 4 August 2017 after merging of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources with the power division of the Ministry of Water and Power, respectively. The ministry has two division - petroleum and power. The Petroleum Division is headed by the Petroleum Secretary and the Power Division is headed by the Power Secretary. It is currently headed by Omar Ayub Khan as of 11 September 2018.
Adamu Adamu is a Nigerian accountant, writer, former journalist, public analyst and a Minister of Education. He was first appointed minister by President Muhammadu Buhari on November 2015, along with 35 others, when the president made his first major appointments. Before his appointment as minister, he was the secretary of Muhammadu Buhari's transition committeeHe was reappointed on 21 August 2019 as Minister of Education by President Muhammadu Buhari. Before his appointment, Adamu wrote backpage column for Media Trust's titles and often syndicated by many news outlets including London-based Crescent International.
Aisha Abubakar is a Nigerian politician. Following the 2015 Nigerian general elections, she was appointed as the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment by President Muhammadu Buhari in late 2015.
Chief Mofia Tonjo Akobo is the first Nigerian Minister of Petroleum Resources. He is now an environmental and resource control activist.
Bassey Dan-Abia is a Nigerian politician. Before entering politics, he practiced as a lawyer in Kano, Cross River and Lagos States of Nigeria.
Oil theft in Nigeria is considered to be the illegal appropriation of crude or refined oil products from the pipelines of multinational oil companies. Oil theft in Nigeria is facilitated by the extensive corruption between security forces, militia organizations, the local population, and oil company employees who use a variety of methods to steal oil from the multinational oil corporations that are stationed within the country. Currently, Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Statoil, Shell, and Agip are the five largest multinational oil companies present in Nigeria. Due to the lack of federal oversight and a large network of corruption, oil theft is primarily cellular rather than hierarchical and requires frequent collaboration between a variety of random players depending on the level of oil theft being committed. Each group maintains a specific role in the oil theft trade in Nigeria. These key players use methods such as hot-tapping and cold-tapping to perform oil bunkering and steal thousands of barrels of oil per day from established oil pipelines. In addition to stealing oil from the pipelines, oil theft can also occur during the transportation of the crude oil product to the oil shipping terminals for export.
Sharon Ikeazor is Nigerian lawyer, politician and management consultant. She is the current executive secretary of Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate. On July 23, 2019, Sharon was announced on the ministerial nominee list in the cabinet of Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari.
Henry Ademola Adigun is a Nigerian international development consultant and writer known for his good works in advocacy and policy reforms in the extractive, business environment and the educational sector in Nigeria. He is currently the team lead for the UK Department for International Development oil and gas sector reform project in Nigeria.