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Again, Gov. Diri Tasks FG On Nembe-Brass Road

Again, Gov. Diri Tasks FG On Nembe-Brass Road

News Feature, Press Release
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has restated the significance of the road from Nembe to the Brass Island in Brass Local Government Areas of the state to the country's economy. Governor Diri restated this on Tuesday while declaring open the 10th Practical Nigerian Content Conference with the theme “Driving the Nigeria Content in the Dawn of Petroleum Industry Act.” The three-day conference is organised by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) at its headquarters in Yenagoa. The governor re-echoed his call to the Federal Government following President Muhammadu Buhari's Executive Order 7 of 2019 on the Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme to construct roads across the country. A statement by his Chi...
FG Begins Feasibility Study for Brass Shipyard Project

FG Begins Feasibility Study for Brass Shipyard Project

Maritime, News Feature, Port News, Press Release
The Federal Government has commenced feasibility study for the construction of a shipyard in Brass Island, Bayelsa State, which would cater for the maintenance and repair services of cargo vessels, oil tankers, and LNG carriers. Chief Timipre Sylva conducting Feasibility study with Harbour engineers The Minister of State for Petrolem Resources, Chief Timipre chaired the project’s kick-off meeting on Thursday and stated that it will be executed by China Harbour Engineering Company, which had carried out similar projects across the globe . The feasibility study, according to the minister, will be funded by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) as part of its overarching mandate to domicile key oil and gas industry infrastructure and increase retention of in...