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NNPC Cancels Crude Delivery To Refineries, Offshore Processing Contracts

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has cancelled the contract for the delivery of crude oil to the nation’s refineries in Warri, Port Harcourt and Kaduna. The corporation also announced the termination of the Offshore Processing Agreements (OPA) entered into in January 2015, with three companies, namely, Duke Oil …

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DAY 500: Non-release Of 219 Chibok Girls Harmful To Nigeria – Anglican Primate

The Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), the Most Rev’d Nicholas Okoh, has said that the continued stay of 219 Chibok girls in Boko Haram captivity has harmed the country. He said, “The story of the Chibok girls is a bad story; bad story in the sense that …

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Zamfara, Kwara Get FG’s Bailout Money, 25 Others To Follow

Two out of the 27 states which applied to Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for bailout funds, Zamfara and Kwara, have received CBN funds to pay workers’ outstanding salaries. A statement from CBN said that the two states met the requirements as agreed with their respective banks. The apex bank …

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US Gun Violence: Two TV Journalists Shot Dead During Live Broadcast Interview

  Two US television journalists have been shot dead while conducting a live, early-morning interview at a recreation center near the town of Moneta, Virginia. Video of the incident has been posted online. Photographer Adam Ward and reporter Alison Parker were carrying out the interview for broadcaster WDBJ7 at a …

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Germany: Chancellor Merkel Booed By Anti-refugee Protesters

  Far-right protesters have jeered German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she arrived at a refugee center in Heidenau. Merkel had previously criticized the xenophobic protests against migrants in this small town. Some 200 far-right protesters shouted “traitor, traitor” as Angela Merkel arrived at an asylum center in the eastern town …

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Nigerian Varsities Are Undergoing Sanitisation – NUC

  Prof. Julius Okojie, Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC) on Wednesday disclosed that the commission is sanitizing all universities in the country. He disclosed this in Abuja when the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru Senior Executive Course 37, 2015 study group five visited the …

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Second Niger Bridge Gets 2nd Chance As FG Reviews Cost

  The Federal Government has started a review of the cost of the Second Niger Bridge with a view to determine its true contract value. The project had been estimated to gulp about N130 billion out of which the immediate past administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan said it spent …

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Godsday Orubebe Is A Disgrace, Afraid Of Probe – Oshiomhole

  Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole says former minister of the Niger Delta, Mr Godsday Orubebe is afraid of President Muhammadu Buhari’s planned probe of several billions of naira squandered on the East-West Road and on the Amnesty programme under his watch as minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, adding …

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17,935 Pass Unilag’s Post-UTME Exams

  University of Lagos said 17,935 candidates have passed the screening test out of the 31,955 that sat for its 2015 Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) exam. Some 31,955 candidates who scored 200 marks and chose the university as their first choice, participated in the 2015 post-UTME test. Mr Olagoke …

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Buhari’s Critics Are Beneficiaries Of Jonathan’s Corrupt Govt – Oshiomhole

Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole Tuesday said that all those criticising President Muhammadu Buhari are the beneficiaries from the corrupt administration of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, stressing that nothing will distract Buhari in his fight against corruption. Oshiomhole spoke in Kaduna while addressing the 27th Annual National Education Conference of National …

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