NEWS: Power Generation Drops as Seplat Petroleum Shuts Down Oben Gas Plant and lots of Other News Reports

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Power Generation Drops as Seplat Petroleum Shuts Down Oben Gas Plant

Electricity generation in the country has dropped and this is due to the shutting down of  Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc  Oben Gas Plant.

The Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc  Oben Gas Plant is a joint venture between the company and the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Mr. Austin Avuru,  the Chief Executive Officer of Seplat Petroleum, operators of NPDC/Seplat Joint Venture, on Tuesday in a statement, said the shutdown will  enable the company to tie in its newly installed, 2 x 75 mmscf/d unit into the company’s existing gas plant and will end on the 5th of March.

He  also added that this achievement aligns with Seplat’s short to medium term domestic gas commercialisation strategy, while facilitating greater power generation in the country.

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NFF cuts Keshi’s pay to N4m

According to reports by Punch, the Nigerians Super Eagles football coach, Stephen Keshi will now be receiving N4m as his salary as opposed to his previous salary which was N5m.

An official of the Nigerian Football Federation, who pleaded to be anonymous told Punch that “We are all aware that the world oil market has tumbled down and this is not peculiar to Nigeria. And so as other countries adjust we too will have to cut budget to reality. Would it make any sense to say N10m and not be able to even pay N1m at the end of the month? We are being realistic and we believe that he understands.”

It was also gathered that  Keshi’s manager had pressed for N7m but officials of the NFF declined the offer.

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ELLE Magazine Lists 12 Year Old Nigerian Zuriel Oduwole Amongst Powerful Women 2014

Zuriel Oduwole, a 12-Year-Old Nigerian girl has been listed by ELLE Magazine recently as one of ‘33 Women Who Impacted the World in 2014’. She will be featured on ELLE Canada for the March 2015 Issue.

In 2014, Zuriel embarked of various projects such as inviting First Ladies across Africa to talk Girls education in her colloquy, speaking to children in Ethiopia and the UK on Education, taking 2 footballs across the globe during the Fifa World Cup to keep the education topic exciting, launching a hand hygiene campaign for school kids in Africa during the Ebola crisis and premiering her first movie for screening in a commercial cinema in November 2014.

Zuriel, who is a popular Nigerian documentary film maker and girls education advocate is the youngest on the list.



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