FG, World Bank, others verify gas flare sites

FG, World Bank, others verify gas flare sites The Programme Coordinator of the Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialisation Programme, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mr. Justice Derefaka, says the federal government has commenced the verification of gas flare sites across the country. Derefaka disclosed this at the Gas Buyers’ Forum, organized by the Gas Aggregation Company of Nigeria,in Abuja, on Wednesday. He said that the federal government had discovered that there were at least 178 sites where gas were flared, as opposed to 140 sites listed in the past. He said the…

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Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: UN calls for calm

Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: UN calls for calm UN Secretary-General António Guterres has stressed the need for a two-state as solution to the lingering conflict between Israel and Palestinian. Guterres made the remarks in the wake of the announcement by the U.S. President Donald Trump recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The UN chief stressed that Jerusalem was an issue that must be resolved through direct negotiations between the parties. “In this moment of great anxiety, I want to make it clear: there is no alternative to the two-state…

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Trump ignites Arab fury over Jerusalem

Trump ignites Arab fury over Jerusalem Arabs have denounced as a slap in the face, President Donald Trump’s decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a tectonic shift in US policy for the past decades. In a speech at the White House, Trump said his administration would begin a process of moving the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which is expected to take years. The status of Jerusalem — home to sites holy to the Muslim, Jewish and Christian religions — is one of the…

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