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Oil firm to bridge gap in Nigeria’s energy sector

Greenville Oil and Gas Company Limited makes major investment in LNG

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Greenville Oil and Gas Company Limited

In a bid to bridge the natural gas supply gap in Nigeria’s energy sector, Greenville Oil and Gas Company Limited has commissioned a $500 million Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) plant in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

The newly-inaugurated LNG plant will serve electricity generation plants that find it tough to get gas through pipelines.

The Chairman, Greenville LNG, Eddy Broeke, said the company’s intention to bridge the natural gas supply gap in the energy sector will also promote economic and social development and revive moribund industries across the country.

Broeke confirmed that over $450 million has been invested in the project, adding that the plant currently has a total capacity of 2,250 tonnes of LNG per day, which is about 750 million tonnes per year.

“This is because we have to build the whole infrastructure on our own, which includes the construction of filling stations for our product on strategic locations across the country,” Broeke added.

The revolution to be introduced

The newly inaugurated plant is expected to be a full revolution, especially in transportation methods. Greenville intends to bring into Nigeria and Africa at large, the first set of trucks that are fuelled by LNG.

This, according to Broeke, should reduce the price of transportation and logistics by about 35 to 40 per cent.

About Greenville

Greenville Oil & Gas Company Limited is a unique pioneer in the private sector for the LNG production for industrial domestic consumption in Nigeria.

Promoters of Greenville have proven expertise and professionalism in logistics of hydrocarbon products all over Nigeria with the supply of high-quality products to very reputed customers in Nigeria over a decade.

Famuyiwa Damilare is a trained journalist. He holds a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication at the prestigious Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ).Damilare is an innovative and transformational leader with broad-based expertise in journalism and media practice at large. He has explored his proven ability in the areas of reporting, curating and generating contents, creatively establishing social media engagements, and mobile editing of videos. It is safe to say he’s a multimedia journalist.

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Coronavirus

Covid-19: WHO approves China’s Sinopharm vaccine

WHO has announced the approval of China’s Sinopharm vaccine for Covid-19 vaccination.

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced the approval of China’s Sinopharm vaccine for Covid-19 vaccination.  The vaccine is reported to have 79% efficacy against covid.

This was disclosed today in a report by Reuters. The vaccine would also be the second Chinese-made vaccine after Sinovac vaccine and would be the first developed outside Europe and North America to receive WHO accreditation.

“This expands the list of COVID-19 vaccines that COVAX can buy, and gives countries confidence to expedite their own regulatory approval, and to import and administer a vaccine,” WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.

The WHO added that the easy storage requirements make it highly suitable for low-resource settings.

“Its easy storage requirements make it highly suitable for low-resource settings,” a WHO statement said while also disclosing that the vaccine has been approved for people above the age of 18 to receive two shots.

“On the basis of all available evidence, WHO recommends the vaccine for adults 18 years and older, in a two-dose schedule with a spacing of three to four weeks,” the statement added.

The vaccine was created by Beijing Biological Products Institute, a subsidiary of Sinopharm subsidiary China National Biotec Group, with an efficacy of 79% for all age groups.

The WHO however, admitted that few older adults (over 60 years) were enrolled in clinical trials, so efficacy could not be estimated in this age group.

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The quest for vaccine efficiency got a major boost earlier this week as Nairametrics reported that the United States government announced that it supports the waiver of Intellectual Property Protections on Covid-19 vaccine development, in a bid to boost the fight against the pandemic, and says it will participate in the Okonjo-Iweala-led WTO negotiation to make it happen.

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“Mama Taraba”, Former minister and senator, Aisha Al-Hassan is dead

Ex-Women Affairs minister, Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan, popularly known as Mama Taraba is dead

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A former Minister for Women Affairs and ex-Governorship Candidate in Taraba State, Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan, popularly known as Mama Taraba is dead.

According to media reports she died in a hospital on Friday in Cairo, Egypt at the age of 61.

Al-Hassan, who was a former senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from Taraba North Senatorial District, was the All Progressive Congress (APC) Governorship Candidate for Taraba in the 2015 general elections.

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She later contested for the same seat on the platform of the United Democratic Party in the 2019 general elections after resigning from APC and as a minister in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari on July 27, 2018.

The former senator was born on the 16th of September, 1959 in Jalingo, Taraba State, to Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, Sarkin Ayukan Muri.

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Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan attended Muhammed Nya Primary School, Jalingo and LEA Primary School, Tudun Wada, Kaduna before proceeding to Saint Faith College (now GGSS) Kawo Kaduna where she studied between January 1973 and June 1977.

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