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Crude Oil Theft: Global Group Protests FG’s Ban of 113 oil tankers

Global Oil Tanker Industry Association, a pressure group of international oil traders have warned of the dire consequences of implementing Nigerian government’s recent ban of 113 oil tankers from henceforth operating in the country’s territorial waters. The group, which sent a protest letter to President Mohammadu Buhari to rescind the …

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Customs Explains ‘Excepted’ Containers From Examination

The Nigeria Customs Service has denounced reports that certain imported containers were allegedly excepted from examination at the Apapa Ports Complex on the orders of the Comptroller general of Customs Abdullahi Dikko Inde, saying there was nothing like that. An online publication had penultimate week alleged in its findings that …

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Osun Revenue: Aregbesola Lied About N317Bn He Spent – Ex-HOS

The administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola earned N317 billion from Federal allocation, internally generated revenue and other accruals from the Federal government since he became governor in 2010. This figure was N113bn higher than N204bn which Aregbesola gave as the total accrual to the state when he inaugurated the state …

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Power: FG Takes Over Yola Disco From Private Investors

The Federal Government has taken over the Yola Electricity Distribution Company from its private investor, Integrated Energy Distribution and Marketing Company. The move came on the heels of the declaration of force majeure by the core investor of the beleaguered power firm. Consequently, the Federal Ministry of Power has taken …

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Deal Severely With Those Who Ruined Nigeria – Edwin Clark Tells Buhari

Chief Edwin Clark, former Federal Commissioner for Information and South South leader, Thursday raised alarm over the level of corruption in the country and the economic crunch which have all combined to stagnate the progress of Nigeria over the years. He warned that if President Muhammadu Buhari fails to deal …

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Tompolo, MEND Leaders Regroup In Bayelsa: Matters Arising

Leader of the defunct Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger-Delta (MEND) and High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo on Thursday summoned commanders and leaders of the various wings of the militant group to an emergency meeting Saturday in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital. He did not state the agenda of …

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Petition To Police: Senate Mulls Suspension Of Marafa, Hunkuyi, 4 Others

As the Senate prepares for resumption next week Tuesday, plans have been concluded by the leadership of the legislature to place six senators on suspension over their involvement in the recent petition to the police about alleged forgery of Senate rules. The six senators who have been accused of breaching …

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Be Patient With Buhari – Okogie Tells Nigerians

Catholic Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie has appealed to Nigerians to give President Muhammadu Buhari ample opportunity to study the situation of things before embarking on his avowed crusade against corruption and insecurity. He also argued that Boko Haram would soon become history. Dismissing accusations that the …

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We Were Distracted But Now Ready To Work – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has admitted that the House has been distracted in the past weeks, but that it is time for the federal lawmakers to settle down to work as elected representatives of the people. The Speaker also said that despite the legislative setbacks …

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Pregnant Women, Nursing Mothers And Post-Graduate Students Barred From Service – NYSC

Henceforth, pregnant women, nursing mothers and postgraduate students should not bother to enlist for National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) until they are free to be able to participate effectively. Moreover, under its new self-deployment scheme, prospective corps members can now take advantage of its ICT solution to determine where they …

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