1 The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC)Ltd.) started the new week with an assurance to its investors and stakeholders that the days of complacency were over.
2 The assurance came following the repositioning of the company to focus on profitability and value addition to its shareholders.
3 The of the NNPC, Malam Mele Kyari, gave the assurance at the opening ceremony of the 2022 edition of the Nigerian Oil and Gas (NOG) Conference and Exhibition which held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
5 Kyari said emphasis should be on gas-to-power, gas-to-industry and gas-for-export projects and activities.
8 Kyari urged delegates and exhibitors to use the opportunity provided by the conference to network and brainstorm on solutions to the challenges brought about by the global energy transition and the Russian-Ukraine war.
12 The call became important following the increasing wave of domestic and gender-based violence across the country.
13 The group made the call at the grand finale of its nationwide advocacy programme tagged: “PENGASSAN Women Say No to -Based Violence” which held in Abuja.
14 Speaking during an awareness march from the Unity Fountain to the Ministry of Women Affairs in Abuja, the Chairperson of the group, Faith Usoro, said tougher punishment for perpetrators of domestic and gender-based violence was the only way to stem the tide of the crime as desperate situations required desperate remedies.
15 Receiving the group on behalf of the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, the Director, Economic Services, of the Ministry, Mr Idris Mohammed, said the Ministry was working with stakeholders to enact more laws to protect the rights of women.
16 Tallen said that even the Bills that were earlier thrown out by the legislature would be revisited.
17 The Minister listed some of the measures put in place by the ministry to curb domestic and gender-based violence to include, “one, launch of sexual offenders’ register aimed at naming and shaming.
18 “We have a contact line +234-8031230651 and +234-7053576528 for receiving complains.”