224 results found for Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited

Fake news: NOA trains over 180 on fact-checking

 THE National Orientation Agency (NOA) said on Friday in Abuja that it has trained no fewer than 180 people on how to discern fake news through... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 hrs ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Federal Inland Revenue Service, National Orientation Agency,

NCPC to partner medical laboratory scientists to improve health services to pilgrims

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam has said that the Commission would partner with the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 hrs ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam,

NCC did not move 5G deadline after only MTN submitted bid

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has debunked the front page headline of the BusinessDay newspaper of Thursday, December 2, entitled: “How NCC moved 5G deadline after... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 22 hrs ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Ikechukwu Adinde, Nigerian Communications Commission

Former Nigerian senate president dies

SECOND Republic Senate President Dr. Joseph Wayas is dead. Dr. Wayas, who has been receiving medical attention for some time, reportedly died in a London hospital. Cross River... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 55 times

Tags: Former Nigerian senate president, Dr. Joseph Wayas,

Morocco concludes plans to develop West Africa Gas Pipeline

MOROCCO has concluded plans to develop the proposed Morocco-Nigeria Gas Pipeline (MNGP), an onshore and offshore gas pipeline project that aims to deliver Nigeria's natural gas... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 days ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Moroccan Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines,Naturgy Energy Group, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC,

Saudi Arabia backs Kuwait to succeed Nigeria's Barkindo as OPEC Secretary General

SAUDI  Arabia, worlds top oil producer, wants to influence who emerges as the secretary general of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC. Formal discussions... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 days ago | seen 204 times

Tags: Mohammed Barkindo, Haitham al-Ghais, S&P Global Platts, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC

Fayemi gives Dec. 18 deadline to guber aspirants to resign position 

KAYODE Fayemi, Ekiti State governor, has directed anyone serving in his government, who would like to contest the governorship primaries to tender his or her resignation... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 days ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, All Progressives Congress, APC, Yinka Oyebode

PENGASSAN rejects forced vaccination on Nigerians

THE Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has rejected forced COVID-19 vaccination on Nigerians by the federal government. Festus Osifo, PENGASSAN president,  said... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 days ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, Festus Osifo,

Panel summons Gwagwalada Specialist Hospital CMD

AN independent panel set up by the National Human Rights Commission has summoned the Chief Medical Director (CMD) Specialist Hospital, Gwagwalada to appear before it on Dec.2. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 119 times

Tags: CMD, National Human Rights Commission, SARS

 NCC enlightens BUK students, others on rights, privileges as telecoms consumers

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has hosted another edition of Campus Conversation (CC), at the weekend in Bayero University, Kano (BUK), where officials of the commission... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Campus Conversation, Nigerian Communications Commission,

Itsekiri Oil and Gas CDC inaugurates 72 projects

THE Itsekiri Oil and Gas Producing/Impacted Communities Development Committee, IPCDC, popularly known as IRDC on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, November 23, 24 and 25 respectively, commissioned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 127 times

Tags: IPCDC, IRDC, NNPC/Chevron Nigeria Limited JV,

Army, police dismiss reported clash in Imo

THE Nigerian Army, 34 Artillery Brigade, Obinze, Owerri and the police command in Imo have dismissed social media reports of a clash between personnel of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Nigerian Army, police

95 Obigbo, Orlu residents abducted by Nigerian soldiers discovered in Kaduna Prisons - Intersociety

By Benprince Ezeh THE International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law, Intersociety, has released a list of 95 Obigbo and Orlu residents abducted by Nigerian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 264 times

Tags: Intersociety, Nigerian soldiers, Kaduna prisons, Emeka Umeagbalasi

Jamoh, Danish ambassador meet on reported killing of pirates 

 BASHIR Jamoh, director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has met with Sune Krogstrup, Danish ambassador to Nigeria, on the reported killing of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency,  BASHIR Jamoh,

OML 29 Spill: Aiteo deploys clean-up equipment to Nembe

AITEO Eastern Exploration and Production Company, AEEPCO, operator of the NNPC/Aìteo Joint Venture on OML 29, has said that it has reached an advanced stage to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 136 times

Tags: Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company, Timipre Sylva,Victor Okoronkwo, Ewarezi Useh,

NDLEA intercepts cocaine worth N2.7bn at Abuja airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted 9.30 kilograms of cociane worth over N2.7 billion at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja. The NDLEA spokesperson,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Mr Femi Babafemi, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa, Maduabuchi Chinedu, Obaha Okigwe village, cocaine worth N2.7bn, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency,

Okomu oil coy says effective communication engenders growth, development

THE Managenent of Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc says effective communication has continued to engender good working relationships between companies and their host communities. The Managing Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Okomu Oil Palm Company, Graham Hefer

Petrol to sell for N340 per litre next year, says Kyari

...Labour cautions govt against unilateral action ...N5,000 monthly stipend for 40m Nigerians GOING by the words of Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 214 times

Tags: Mallam Mele Kyari, Petrol to sell for N340, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, Trade Union Congress,

Keep off Honeywell Flour, Ecobank warns prospective buyers

ECOBANK Nigeria Limited yesterday placed a caveat on any share of Honeywell Group Limited, following media reports on a move by Flour Mills Nigeria PLC to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria Limited, Flour Mills Nigeria PLC, Honeywell Group Limited,

Adesola Adebawo becomes general manager in Heritage Energy

The Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited, HEOSL, a subsidiary of Heritage Oil Limited (a Jersey-headquartered international oil and gas company) and operator of the OML 30... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 196 times

Tags: Adesola Adebawo, Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited, HEOSL, Chevron

Correctional service appeals to govt., groups for vehicular logistics in Enugu

THE Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) on Thursday appealed to the Enugu State government, groups and philanthropists to assist it with vehicles to enhance logistics and service... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Nigerian Correctional Service

Coca-Cola Company names WPP as Global Marketing network partner, appoints complementary media partner

THE Coca-Cola Company today named WPP as Global Marketing Network Partner to play a key role in executing a new marketing model that is built to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Coca-Cola Company, WPP as Global Marketing Network Partner

Stakeholders warn youths against hard drugs, social vices

 Stakeholders in Ikorodu West, Lagos State, on Wednesday warned  youths against the use of hard drugs and engaging in social vices capable of destroying their future. They... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags:  Stakeholders, National Youth Council of Nigeria, Sulaimon Olanrewaju, Mr Deen Sanwoola

NSC visits shipping companies, seeks partnership

The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) has sought the cooperation and collaboration of shipping companies, to drive efficiency, transparency and effectiveness of port processes. The Executive Secretary and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: The Nigerian Shippers Council, Mr Emmanuel Jime, Mrs Rakiya Dhikru-Yagboyaju,

100 Pakistani investors to meet Nigerian business community at trade exhibition – Envoy

At least 100 Pakistani companies and investors will meet with the Nigerian business community in Lagos to foster trade relations and economic cooperation between both countries,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Nigerian business community, Mr Muhammad Azam, Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Volume of Friday’s oil spill in Bayelsa yet unknown, says Aiteo

Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company (AEEPCO), operator of Oil Mining Lease (OML 29) on Wednesday said the volume of oil leakage in Friday from its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company, operator of Oil Mining Lease, Nembe Local Government Area

Institute urges implementation of building code to address building collapse

The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has urged the Federal Government to sign the National Building Code (NBC) into law to address the incidences of building... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 69 times

Tags: The Nigerian Institute of Building, Mr Kingsley Oghoro, Federal Government

How Unilag will host a hitch-free 26th NUGA Games — VC

THE Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has assured that adequate security arrangement had been put in place to host the upcoming 26th... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 87 times

Tags: 26th Nigerian Universities Games, NUGA, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, UNILAG, University of Lagos,

SGF lauds NIMR for advances made in scientific research

BOSS Mustapha,secretary to the government of the federation, has commended the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) for launching the country into a new phase of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Muktar Mohammed, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, Boss Mustapha,

NDE trains 540 persons on Advanced Business in Adamawa

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), in Adamawa has successfully trained no fewer than 540 beneficiaries of Special Public Works, on Advanced Business Training. Speaking at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 88 times

Tags: The National Directorate of Employment, Advanced Business Training, Malam Ibrahim Faisal, Federal Government

Disability Commission seeks employment waiver for PWDs

Mr James Lalu, the Executive Secretary, National Commission for Persons with Disability (NCPWD) has called on the National Assembly to grant it a waiver for employment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 79 times

Tags: National Commission for Persons with Disability, Mr James Lalu, enate Committee on Disabilities

Group urges INEC to improve on BVAS, logistics ahead future elections

Cleen Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to improve on the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) and other logistics. Mrs... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 240 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Bimodal Voter Accreditation System

Ihiala supplementary poll witness delay of election materials, personnel

There were still unavailability of election materials at various polling units in the Anambra governorship supplementary election in Ihiala Local Government Area as at noon. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Ihiala Local Government Area, National Youths Service Corps, Commissioner of Police in Anambra, CP Echeng Echeng

2023: Direct primaries will overstretch INEC, says PGF Chairman

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, and Chairman, Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), has said that adopting direct primaries by political parties will overstretch the Independent National Electoral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, Progressives Governors Forum, Independent National Electoral Commission, Anambra governorship election

Cybercrime: New Malware AbstractEmu attacks Android devices - NCC

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has informed telecom consumers and the general public that a new Android malware has been discovered.   The malware, named ‘AbstractEmu’, can gain... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 125 times

Tags: NCC, Nigerian Communications Commission, Ikechukwu Adide

Army holds workshop for its veterans in S’West

NIGERIAN Army, on Monday, began a five-day workshop for its veterans in South-West states where it has both serving and retired personnel from 2 Division and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 103 times

Tags: NIGERIAN Army

NCoS seeks employments for ex-offenders

THE Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has called on the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment to create job opportunities for “Return Citizens” known as ex-offenders as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Nigerian Correctional Service

Jamoh bags Zik Award, thanks Buhari, others

THE Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh yesterday received the prestigious Zik Leadership Prize in Public Policy for 2020, following... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Zik Leadership Prize, Dr. Bashir Jamoh,

Anambra 2021: Centre urges INEC to improve on BVAS machines

 THE Executive Director, Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), Ms Faith Nwadishi, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to improve on the performance of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Bimodal Voters Authentication System, Centre for Transparency Advocacy, Ms Faith Nwadishi, Independent National Electoral Commission,

Kubwa kerosene explosion: Petroleum agency set to clamp down on illegal operators –official

THE Nigeria Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) says it will not rest until it clamped down on all illegal DPK (Kerosene) operators in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Nigeria Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority,

Anambra: Persons with disabilities mobilise for Saturday’s poll

MR Ugochukwu Okeke, the Chairman, Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities in Anambra, has urged his members to ensure they participate actively in Saturday’s governorship... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 81 times

Tags: MR Ugochukwu Okeke, National Association of Persons with Disabilities in Anambra,

NBA condemns raid on Odili’s residence, vows to get to root

THE President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Olumide Akpata, on Friday said that the association would do its best to find out the raiders... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Justice Mary Odili

NIEEE poises to proffer solutions to perennial low power generation capacity

THE Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE) has decried the perennial issues of low power generation capacity, distribution, and transmission in the country. Mr Richard... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Mr Babatunde Fashola, Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers,

FG set to monitor implementation of the national minimum wage payments

The Federal Government would soon begin monitoring of the implementation of the National Minimum Wage Act 2019, from N18,000 to N30,000.   The Chairman/CEO of National Salaries, Incomes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Federal Government, National Minimum Wage, Mr Ekpo Nta, National Bureau of Statistic

Nigerian Army to commission 3,885 cadets, enlist 18,000 recruit in 2022

MAJ-Gen Stephen Olabanji, Commander, Training and Doctrine Command, Nigerian Army, says the Army is expected to commission about 3,885 cadets into the officer’s cadre in 2022. He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Nigerian Army

Nigerian Army to commission 3,885 cadets, enlist 18,000 recruit in 2022

Maj-Gen Stephen Olabanji, Commander, Training and Doctrine Command, Nigerian Army, says the Army is expected to commission about 3,885 cadets into the officer’s cadre in 2022. He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Maj-Gen Stephen Olabanji, Nigerian Army, Rep. Abdularzaq Namdas

CVR: INEC registers 25,929 in Borno –official

 A total of 25,929 prospective voters in Borno, have so far registered in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise by the Independent National Electoral Commission... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mallam Adamu Gama,

Collapsed building update: NEMA recovers 32 dead bodies

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), says it has so far recovered 32 dead bodies from the collapsed building at Gerrard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. NEMA Acting Coordinator,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, The News Agency of Nigeria, ACP Bode Ojajuni

Nigerian Press Council charges media to ensure balance in terrorism reportage

The Nigerian Press Council (NPC), on Wednesday, urged the media to moderate their reportage of terrorists’ activities and violent extremism by ensuring balanced, unbiased and factual... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 78 times

Tags: The Nigerian Press Council (NPC), Mr Francis Nwosu, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

Five Eritrean women's U20 players go missing in Uganda

FIVE Eritrean footballers from the women's Under-20 national team have gone missing during a regional tournament in Uganda. The players disappeared from their hotel in Jinja on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Eritrean footballers, women's Under-20 national team, Uganda

Man, 27, bags 1 year in prison for dealing in cannabis

A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday sentenced a 27-year-old man, Isiaka Lawal, to a year in prison for being in possession of two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Isiaka Lawal, Justice Uche Agomoh, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

Gov. Lalong restates commitment to transparency, frugality in governance

GOV. Simon Lalong of Plateau has restated his government’s commitment to transparency and frugal utilisation of resources. A statement by the Director of Press and Public Affairs,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: GOV. Simon Lalong, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Prof. Benjamin Osisioma

NUPRC seeks oil producers support for smooth implementation of PIA

THE newly created Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has solicited the support of the Oil Producers Trade Section (OPTS) for the smooth implementation of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission, Mr Gbenga Komolafe, OPTS,

Court remands man for alleged possession of 500g of Indian hemp

JUSTICE Jane Inyang of Federal High Court, Kano, on Wednesday ordered the detention of one Umar Abdullahi, 31, at the Kano Correctional Centre for alleged possession... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Justice Inyang, Umar Abdullahi, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

More than 5,000 Diasporas to participate in 2021 investigate summit – NiDCOM

MORE than 5,000 Nigerians living abroad are expected to participate in the 2021 Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit (NDIS), according to the country’s Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM). The Nigerians... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit,

Defend custodial centres with maximum force – Nababa orders personnel

THE Controller-General (CG), Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Mr Haliru Nababa, has directed men of the armed squad to deploy maximum force to defend custodial centres against... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Nigerian Correctional Service, Mr Haliru Nababa,

INEC chairman is alive not killed - Police

THE Police has reacted to the news on social media about the alleged murder of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, in Anambra. There... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 203 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, DSP Nkeiruka Nwode,

Alleged contract breach: Reps members, others file N5bn suit against Azman Air

SOME federal lawmakers and four other Nigerian citizens have filed a N5 billion suit against Azman Air Services Limited over alleged breach of contract. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Azman Air Services Limited, High Court

Exec Sec NCDMB Commissions PE Energy’s Centre of Excellence

THE Executive Secretary Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote on Friday commissioned PE Energy’s ultra-modern Centre of Excellence in Port Harcourt, Rivers... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Engr. Daere Akobo, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board,

IPOB/ESN responsible for arson, destruction — Army

THE Nigerian Army has claimed that recent killings, arson and destructions in the south-eastern part of the country Nigeria were orchestrated and executed by members of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Nigerian Army, IPOB, ESN

Asset ownership key to Nigerian Content Development -Wabote

Indigenous service companies in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry have been advised to invest in asset ownership because it is a major yardstick used by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development, Mr. Pius Uwhubetiyi,

NBA reacts to raid on Justice Mary Odili’s residence by security operatives

THE Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, says that it received with grave concern the news of the unlawful siege on the Abuja residence of a Justice of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 151 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Justice Mary Ukaego Peter-Odili

Soldiers foil IPOB/ESN attack on security operatives in Anambra

THE Nigerian Army has that its soldiers on internal security operations in the South East have foiled an attempt by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Nigerian Army, IPOB, ESN

Stakeholders commend NIN-SIM Verification Exercise

....as FG urges citizens and legal residents to enrol before the end of the year Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, has... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 193 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,, Nigerian Communications Commission, President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, National Identity Numbers

Anambra Election: 86 polling units have no voters – INEC chair

By Anthony Isibor   PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that out of the 5,720 polling units in Anambra State, 86, and 1.5... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 178 times

Tags: PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission,,

UNFPA donates ICT equipment to Bauchi govt. for fistula survivors –official

THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has donated information and Communication Technology (ICT) equipment to the Bauchi state government, for fistula survivors. Malam Mamuda Ishaq, Senior Information... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: National Obstetric Fistula Centre, Malam Mamuda Ishaq, Mr Ali Babayo, Dr Umar Ibrahim, Mrs Deborah Tabara,

FG Launches Nigerian Made Barites, To Ban Importation 2022

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development on Thursday officially launched made in Nigerian Barites that has... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 163 times

Tags: Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Olamilekan Adegbite,

FBN Holdings dashes Otedola's hope

...confirms Tunde Hassan-Odukale as it's largest single shareholder  The Chairman of FBN Holdings (FBNH), Mr Tunde Hassan-Odukale, has been confirmed as the largest single shareholder of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 284 times

Tags: Mr Tunde Hassan-Odukale, FBN Holdings, Mr Seye Kosoko, Femi Otedola, Nigerian Exchange Ltd,

FG, States, LGCs share N739.96bn for Sept

THE Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared to the three tiers of government, N739.965 billion as federation allocation for September. According to a statement from Mr... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Mr Oshundun Olajide, Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Federation Accounts Allocation Committee,

NCC changes regulatory instruments, management tools for efficient operations

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, is adjusting regulatory instruments and management tools to ensure regulations are fit for future imperatives of a robust telecoms sector.   Adeleke Adewolu,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Adeleke Adewolu, NCC, Nigerian Communications Commission

INEC should have rejected Andy Uba long ago - CSO 

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should have rejected Senator Andy Uba as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the November 6 gubernatorial election in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 158 times

Tags: Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, George Moghalu, Dr Vincent Obiatuegwu, All Progressives Congress, Independent National Electoral Commission, Senator Andy Uba,

Civil Society Group praises NCC for digital economy initiatives

… presents Danbatta with certificate of performance     THE Civil Society Groups for Good Governance (CSGGG), a coalition of over 180 civil society organizations, has commended the Management... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Ogakwu Dominic, Uket Bassey, Civil Society Groups for Good Governance, Nigerian Communications Commission,

NPHCDA denies canvassing for N200m loan for malaria nets

   THE National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, has denied seeking for N200 million loan to procure malaria nets.   NPHCDA stated this in a statement Mohammad Ohitoto, head... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Dr. Faisal Shuaib, National Primary Health Care Development Agency,

Doctors, oil workers join disobedience movement against Sudan military takeover

STATE oil company workers and doctors in Sudan said on Wednesday they were joining protests against the military coup that has derailed the country’s planned transition... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 211 times

Tags: doctors in Sudan, STATE oil company workers

Medical chief raises concern on rising cases of cancer

THE Chief of Medical Services, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Commodore Olabode Babalola, says the public ought to be aware of the danger in the rising... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Olabode Babalola

NCC, NITDA to support media ICT Growth Conference, Awards 2021

THE Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) and the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA on Tuesday renewed their support for the industry media body, the Nigeria Information... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Mr Chike Onwuegbuchi, Nigerian National Broadband Plan, Right of Way, Nigeria Communications Commission, National Information Technology Development Agency,

FRCN General Manager, others urge women to be more involved in solving Nigeria’s challenges

THE General Manager, Radio Nigeria, Bronze FM, Benin City, Mrs Bimbo Oyetunde, has urged Nigerian women to be more involved in restoring peace and addressing the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Gov. Bello. Ayoade, Ladi Bawa, Mrs Bimbo Oyetunde, National Association of Women Journalists, Nigerian Women Arise for Nigeria,

Three African start-ups valued at $1bn founded by young Nigerians—NESG

MR Asue Ighodalo, Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), has said that three out of four digital start-ups, valued in excess of one billion... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Mr Asue Ighodalo, Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Interswitch, Flutterwave, Jumia,

APC has an unmarketable candidate - Soludo Group

LESS than 24 hours after the Coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CCSOs) in Anambra State asserted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no candidate in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Chief George Moghalu, Chinedu Nwoye, All Progressives Congress, Independent National Electoral Commission,

Tension heightens in PDP over ‘uncertain convention’

THERE is tension in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the national convention slated for Saturday in Abuja. The fear over the Court of Appeal case involving... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Douye Diri, Seyi Makinde, Uche secondus, PDP National Convention, Governors Ahmadu Fintiri,

2023: Allow INEC to determine the technology to use for elections - Yakubu

By Benprince Ezeh MAHMOOD Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has urged the National Assembly to empower the electoral body to take decisions on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 151 times

Tags: MAHMOOD Yakubu, INEC, National Assembly

NOUN V-C assures 14,953 newly admitted students of better welfare

THE Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Olufemi Peters, says that the welfare and satisfaction of the students of the institution are... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 111 times

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NCAC inaugurates Nigeria-Ethiopia friendship club

 THE National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has inaugurated the Nigeria-Ethiopia friendship club to strengthen cultural exchange programmes between the two countries.   The Director-General, NCAC, Otunba... Read more

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Tags: National Council for Arts and Culture, World Crafts Council, Ethiopian Tourism Ministry, Culthbert Ncube, DUGA JABESSA, Nega WedaJuwerete,

Nigerian Army to partner Lagos hospitals for better healthcare delivery

THE Ag. Corps Commander Medical (CCM), Nigerian Army (NA), Col. Babatunde Solebo said that collaborating with major healthcare institutions in Lagos State will foster synergy with... Read more

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CAC to complement FG’s poverty alleviation programme

 The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has reinstated its readiness to complement the Federal Government’s efforts to lift 100 million citizens out of poverty, as the nation... Read more

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Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, David Orewa, Mr. David Eweta, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture,

3,652 Emene residents benefit from Army medical outreach

AT least 3,652 residents of Emene in Enugu East Local Government Area have benefited from a free and comprehensive medical outreach, courtesy of the Nigerian Army.The... Read more

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NCC Alerts Telecom Consumers on Flubot Malware

...Lists measures to guard against attack_ THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC wishes to alert millions of Nigerian telecom consumers of the existence of new, high-risk, and extremely... Read more

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Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Nigeria Computer Emergency Response Team,

Komolafe new upstream CEO assures of no job losses

GBENGA Komolafe, Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission, NURC, has assured staff of its defunct Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, of no job and... Read more

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IPMAN alerts FG on fuel price hike by private depot owners

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) in Kano has alerted the Federal Government to the alleged decision by some private depot owners to increase... Read more

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Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria,

Over 50% of cooking gas users have switched to firewood, charcoal – Retailers

THE Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers (LPGAR), branch of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), says over 50 percent of cooking gas users... Read more

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Tags: Mr Michael Umudu, National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers,

Association seeks funds for development of rubber sub-sector

OTUNBA Igbinosun-Peter, National President, National Rubber Producers, Processors  and Marketers Association of Nigeria  (NARPPMAN) has solicited more funds for the development of the rubber subsector. Igbinosun-Peter described... Read more

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Ending HND, BSc dichotomy, our goal — NATE

THE Nigerian  Association of Technologists in Engineering (NATE) says it is working on completing the process of total removal of dichotomy between polytechnic and university graduates. NATE... Read more

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Tags: Ahmad Yabagi, Mr Samuel Ibidapo, Nigerian  Association of Technologists in Engineering,

Editors urged not to give prominence to activities of terrorists, Bandits

THE Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, conference opened on Thursday, October 21, with a call to the media to reduce the prominence given to activities of... Read more

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Tags: Yusuf Kabiru, Muhammed Idris, Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE,L-R: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Ray Ekpu, Mustapha Isah, Mele Kyari, Frank Mbah

Tension in Arochukwu over killing of 5 IPOB members

  THERE was tension in Arochukwu, Abia State on Thursday, October 21, as security operatives battled members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the area.   A... Read more

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Tags: IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Nigerian Army, soldiers, Department of State Services, DSS

50,000 women die of maternal causes annually in Nigeria- official

DR Kayode Afolabi, the Director and Head of the Reproductive Health, Federal Ministry of Health, on Thursday said that no fewer than 50,000 women die annually... Read more

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Nigerian Economic Summit: Heifer Nigeria to aid Nigerian Agri-transformation by Empowering Nigerian Youth

BY 2050, Africa will have a youth population of over 800 million, with an additional 400 million jobs set to be needed by 2035 for youth... Read more

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Tags: Rufus Idris, Heifer Nigeria, Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Youth and Technology,

NDLEA promotes 3,506 officers after 20 years of stagnation –Marwa

 THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has promoted 3, 506 officers, whose careers had stagnated for up to 20 years, according to the Chairman of... Read more

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Jamoh rallies support for Nigeria’s IMO Category C reinstatement

 THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has urged the international maritime community to support Nigeria’s bid for reinstatement into Category C of the International... Read more

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Tags: Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr Bashir Jamoh, João Titterington Gomes Cravinho,

PIA: FG inaugurates boards of new oil industry successor regulatory agencies

TIMIPRE Sylva, minister of State for Petroleum Resources, has inaugurated the governing boards of the new entities comprising the regulatory framework for the oil and gas... Read more

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COVID-19: FG sets up taskforce to check vaccine racketeering

THE Federal Government has set up a joint task force on COVID-19 vaccine racketeering to curb misses. Abdullahi Garba, director, Planning, Research and Statistics, National Primary Healthcare... Read more

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#EndSARS: Panel orders independent DNA test to ascertain child’s biological mother

THE National Human Rights’ Commission’s (NHRC) independent investigative panel on the defunct SARS and other police units in the country, on Monday, ordered that an independent... Read more

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Tags: #EndSars, DCP Abba Kyari, Justice Suleiman Galadima (Rtd), Esther Tanko, National Human Rights’ Commission, NHRC, Kelvin Nwabueze Ezike,

IPOB has no business with INEC - Spokesperson

...says deployment of 33,000 policemen to Anambra ploy to kill Igbo youths THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said it has no business with the Independent National... Read more

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Army seeks support for ‘Exercise Still Water’ in S’South

THE 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, has solicited the support of Rivers’ residents to its operation, code-named ‘Exercise Still Water’ in four South-South... Read more

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NNPC mulls rebuilding roads under tax credit scheme

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) started its week with an engagement with critical stakeholders in a bid to find lasting solutions to the road network... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 225 times

Tags: Mele Kyari, NNPC, PTD, NARTO, Nigerian Union of Petroleum & Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG

Emir of Bungudu regains freedom after 32 days in captivity –emirate

THE Emir of Bungudu, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru, Sarkin Fulanin Bungudu, Zamfara state, has regained his freedom after 32 days of captivity in the hands of kidnappers. Magaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Emir of Bungudu, Nigerian Police Force

IHS Holding Limited announces pricing of Initial Public Offering

IHS Holding Limited, one of the largest independent owners, operators and developers of shared telecommunications infrastructure in the world, announced today the pricing of its initial... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 176 times

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Transportation council calls for implementation of 30 km/h speed limit nationwide

THE National Council on Transportation (NCT) has called on relevant stakeholders and governments to ensure the implementation of the 30 Km/hour speed limit for drivers in... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 130 times

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Nigerian Army to carry out disposal of expired explosives in Calabar

THE 13 Brigade Command of the Nigerian Army, Calabar, has announced that it would dispose of expired explosives at the shooting Range in Calabar from Oct.... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 129 times

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NSC boss decries infrastructure gap in Nigeria’s maritime domain

THE Executive Secretary /Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) Mr Emmanuel Jime, has decried a general infrastructure gap in the country’s maritime domain. Jime said this... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

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Law abiding Nigerians not harassed by Italian authorities- Unions

 THE National Union of Nigerian Association in Italy (NUNAI) and Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Europe (NIDOE), Italy say law-abiding Nigerians living in Italy are not being... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Mr  Mfawa Abam,Pastor Mike  Oputteh,Mr Omorondion Iduhun,National Union of Nigerian Association in Italy,Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Europe,

Universities to get N30bn revitilisation fund soon – FG

 THE Federal Government says it will commence the disbursement of the N30 billion revitalization fund to public universities soon. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: National Universities Commission, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke,Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment,

Flood: FG flags-off distribution of agric. inputs to 7,386 Borno farmers

THE Federal Government has formally launched the distribution of agricultural inputs to 7,386 farmers affected by the 2020 flood in Borno. A statement on Friday by Mr... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 127 times

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NPA to support digital revolution of African ports

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has been working steadily to digitalise operations at all port locations in the country, towards optimal efficiency, elimination of corrupt practices... Read more

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Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority, Jean Marie Koffi,

Cabo Verde’s electoral umpire lauds ECOWAS, AU political support

CABO Verde’s National Electoral Commission, CNE, has commended the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African Union (AU) for supporting the country’s political... Read more

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Tags: ECOWAS, CABO Verde’s National Electoral Commission,  Maria do Rosário Pereira Gonçalves,

Water engineers advocate good governance structure to tackle sector challenges

ENGINEERS in the water sector have called for a good governance structure to tackle the challenges in the provision and supply of quantitative and quality water... Read more

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Tags: Nigerian Institution of Water Engineers, quantitative and quality water,

Appointment of new board of NABDA excites Director General

 THE Director-General of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof Abdullahi Mustapha, has expressed confidence that the agency would advance and thrive following the inauguration of... Read more

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Fed Govt to name, shame buyers and sellers of COVID-19 vaccine cards

THE Federal Government has warned that buyers and sellers of COVID-19 vaccination cards will be punished. It stated that to increase patronage and coverage in vaccination rate,... Read more

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Tags: Dr. Faisal Shuaib, buyers and sellers of COVID-19 vaccine cards, National Primary Health Care Development Agency,

 Electronic transmission of results will reduce election fraud

PROF. Attahiru Jega, a former Chairman, Independent National Election Commission, INEC, says the electoral transmission of results will reduce the rate of election fraud in Nigeria, He... Read more

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Oscar Onyema resigns from Nigerian Exchange

The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), has announced the resignation of Oscar Onyema, as Non-Executive Director, ahead of NGX Group’s Friday listing. Abubakar Mahmoud, , chairman, NGX, said... Read more

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NCDMB, partners to complete 4 projects in Q4 2021  

FOUR major projects being developed by investors in partnership with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, would be completed before the end of 2021,... Read more

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GOCOP 2021: Role of communication, due diligence in online patronage stressed

THE Principal Consultant/CEO of Cattigan Communications Limited, publishers of NATIONAL ACCORD, Tom Chiahemen, has stressed the roles of effective business communication and due diligence in attracting... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 120 times

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NNPC to find lasting solutions to challenges faced by PTD, NARTO

AS a follow-up to its efforts in sustaining the current smooth supply and distribution of petroleum products nationwide within the festive period and beyond, the Nigerian... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 206 times

Tags: Petroleum Tanker Drivers, Mallam Mele Kyari, NNPC, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Department of Petroleum Resources, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Department of State Services (DSS

Shell Nigeria, ERA quarrel over toxic waste dumpsite

THE Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, SPDC, and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, are at daggers drawn over a toxic waste dumpsite... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: Bamidele odugbesan, Centennial Development and Investment Limited, Mike Karikpo, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, SPDC, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoE

SON partners Army on intelligence sharing, surveillance, enforcement

THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it is seeking partnership with the Nigerian Army on intelligence sharing, surveillance and enforcement against sub-standard goods throughout the... Read more

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NYSC inaugurates campaign against GBV in Niger communities

 The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Wednesday in Niger, inaugurated a campaign against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in communities. The NYSC Director-General, Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim inaugurated the... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 119 times

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2023: Nigeria Diaspora Network commends Senate on electronic transmission of election results

THE Nigeria Diaspora Network (NDN), has commended the Senate for backing the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the inclusion of electoral transmission of election results... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Nigeria Diaspora Network, electoral transmission of election results, Independent National Electoral Commission,

Senate confirms Ameachi Nwoha as Commissioner, National Assembly Commission

 THE Senate has confirmed Mr Amaechi Nwoha, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominee for appointment as Commissioner representing South- East in the National Assembly Commission. His confirmation was sequel... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 149 times

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2022 Budget: Coalition commends Buhari, finance minister for hike in sugary drinks tax

THE National Action on Sugar Reduction, a coalition of public health organizations has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the proposed “pro-health” tax increase on soft drinks... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: National Action on Sugar Reduction, Mrs Hadiza Ahmed, Bernard Enyia, Vivianne Ihekweazu,

The making of 'The Greek Freak'

HE'S a two-time MVP winner, five-time All-Star and now an NBA champion - Giannis Antetokounmpo has had a remarkable rise to the top of the NBA. Born... Read more

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Truck driver destroys NPA e-call-up facility – Official

 THE Truck Transit Parks (TTP) Ltd., owners of Eto, the electronic call-up system for truck, says that a truck driver destroyed one of the barriers for... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority, Truck Transit Parks, electronic call-up system, Ms Toni Anne Uwaifo,

IPC, MRA set new deadline for FOI essay competition entries, expand eligibility criteria

 THE International Press Centre (IPC) and Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today announced an extension of the deadline for the submission of entries for their National Freedom... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: International Press Centre, Mr. Edetaen Ojo, Mr. Lanre Arogundade, Media Rights Agenda, National Freedom of Information,

Nigeria arrests 8,634 drug traffickers in 8 months, seizures worth N100bn – Marwa

 NIGERIA arrested no fewer than 8,634 suspected drug traffickers from January to August 2021, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, drug traffickers, Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa,

How Mike Ozekhome, SAN, got DSS to free Chinwetalu Agu

ACE Nollywood actor, Chinwetalu Agu, who has been in the Nigerian Army and Department of State Services, DSS, detention for nearly one week, for allegedly wearing... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 190 times

Tags: Steve Eboh, Monolisa Chinda, Chinwetalu Agu, Mike Ozekhome,, Emeka Rollas, Steve Eboh, Waski, Nigerian Guild of Actors,

NCC’s regulatory instruments set to facilitate 5G deployment, tackle insecurity - Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has declared that three of the Commission’s regulatory instruments are set... Read more

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NCDMB hands over ultramodern technical workshops in A/Ibom State

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, on Friday handed over ultra-modern Woodwork and Carpentry workshops it renovated and upgraded at the Government Technical College,... Read more

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Tags: Elder Friday Emmanson Udoka, Elder Godwin Udom, President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board,Government Technical College,, Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Udom Gabriel Emmanuel,

NCC committed to facilitating growth of e-government – Danbatta

Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, executive vice chairman, EVC, of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has highlighted the various regulatory measures of the Commission toward deepening the... Read more

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Only 2,525,471 voters eligible for Anambra election -  INEC

 By Anthony Isibor.    PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the total number of registered voters in Anambra State stands at 2,525,471. He... Read more

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Goddy Ikeh to become Fellow of Nigerian Guild of Editors

By Anthony Isibor. THE Standing Committee of the Nigerian Guild of Editors has approved the confernment of the Fellow of Nigerian Guild of Editors, FNGE, on Goddy... Read more

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PenCom, EFCC collaborate to reduce fraud in pension sector

By Anthony Isibor.   AISHA Umar Dahir, Director-General, National Pension Commission, PenCom, has has said that the collaboration between the organization and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,... Read more

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Capacity building, funding key conditions for local content growth - Wabote

ANY nation or sector of the economy that seeks to implement Local Content policies successfully must deploy certain programmes such as Capacity Building initiatives, Funding and... Read more

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Air Force holds firing exercise Oct. 4 to Oct. 7 in Benue

TACTICAL Air Command (TAC) of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) based in Makurdi will hold a routine air firing exercise on Oct. 4 to Oct. 7. This... Read more

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D’Tiger Gumut, ex-national coach Nnaji win tickets to NBBF board

  STANLEY Gumut, a Nigeria Custom Service, (NCS), basketball player, was on Saturday  elected as the athletes’ representative on the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). The... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Scott Nnaji, Yakubu Muhammed, Ugor Dauda, Mark Mentors Basketball Club, STANLEY Gumut,Moshood Abiola National Stadium,

Wike to be honoured for building Law School campus in Rivers

THE Executive Governor of Rivers, Mr Nyesom Wike is set to be honoured for the ongoing construction of a new campus of the Nigerian Law School... Read more

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Partnering with Nigeria through social investments - The Chevron Nigeria  experience

THE Chevron companies in Nigeria celebrate with the country on the 61st anniversary of Nigeria’s independence, on October 1, 2021. The Nigerian oil and gas industry is strategic... Read more

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South-East Governors condemn Akunyili’s murder

THE Chairman of South-East Governors’ Forum, David Umahi, has condemned the murder of Dr Chike Akunyili. The deceased was the widower of late Prof. Dora Akunyili, a... Read more

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Wabote tasks Media on Technology, Capacity Building

  MEDIA organisations, particularly those in the broadcast media have been charged to adopt emerging technologies and techniques to improve the quality of their productions and offerings... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: NTA, YaKubu Ibn Mohammed, Simbi Wabote, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB,

Wabote commends NTA's strides in digitising operations

 ...advises NTA management to embrace technological innovations to improve quality of programmes SIMBI Wabote, executive secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has advised the Nigerian... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 163 times

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Wabote receives African Local Content Icon award, lists gains of Nigerian content policy

...With Nigerian Content policy we ensure quality is not compromised - Wabote   SIMBI Wabote, executive secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 578 times

Tags: Bright Amatoru,, Kadejat Jakeme, Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association, Kingsley Okeke, Simbi Wabote, Laura Hall, Bright Amatoru,

Revealed: How $1.2m bribe was paid to finance presidential elections in Nigeria 

  LAWSUITS in London and New York, have shed light on how fees trading firms paid agents to win oil contracts from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 542 times

Tags: Anthony Stimler, Glencore, BP Plc, Jonathan Zarembok, Bloomberg, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC,

NA condemns dehumanising of Corps member in video by officer officer

THE Nigerian Army, NA, says it has taken cognizance of a video clip currently making the rounds on the social media, where a female officer was seen... Read more

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FG sets up committee to tackle illegal refineries in Niger Delta

THE Federal Government on Thursday inaugurated an Inter-Ministerial Committee to tackle illegal refinery of crude oil in the Niger Delta region. The acting Solicitor-General of the Federation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 777 times

Tags: Umar Mohammed, Nigerian Army, Navy

2nd quarter of CVR begins October 4 as INEC registers over 3 million fresh voters in 12 weeks

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has registered over 3 million Nigerians in the ongoing continuous voters' registration, CVR, exercise in 12 weeks. Festus Okoye,... Read more

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Tags: Festus Okoye,continuous voters' registration,Independent National Electoral Commission,,

FG, Nigerian Military connived with armed herdsmen to kill residents in South East - HURIWA

THE Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has accused the Federal Government and the Nigerian military in the South East of collusion with armed Fulani... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 460 times

Tags: Nigerian Army,Eastern Security Network,Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria,

NNPC records crude oil, gas sales of $219.75m in May

…Posts ₦295.72bn from sale of petroleum products     THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it recorded a total crude oil and gas export sales of $219.75m in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

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NCDMB, host communities parley on security of projects, jobs  

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) on Tuesday in Yenagoa held the maiden interactive session with representatives of host communities of its major projects... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 364 times

Tags: Ginah O. Ginah, Daziba Patrick Obah, Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act, Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board,

NAF Hospital Lab bags ISO 15189 accreditation certificate 

FOR the second consecutive time, the 661 Nigerian Air Force Hospital Laboratory (661 NAFH), Ikeja has again won the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 15189:2012 accreditation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 447 times

Tags: Nigerian Air Force Hospital Laboratory,Air Marshal Oladayo Amao,Tosan Erhabor,

 Okada rider allegedly imprisoned for exposing detention of Glory Okolie 

    FEW weeks ago, Harrison Gwamnishu, a popular human rights Activist, took to his Facebook page to inform the world about the story of a missing lady... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: Nigerian Police Force, Glory Okolie, Harrison Gwamnishu, Eastern Security Network, ESN,

NINAS urges UN to act now to avert catastrophe in Nigeria

  THE Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination, NINAS, has urged the United Nations, UN, to act now to avert catastrophe in Nigeria.   NINAS stated this in a... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 394 times

Tags: Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination, Professor Yusuf Turaki, Elder T.K Ogoriba, Don Pedro Obaseki, Tony Nnadi, Secretary-General NINAS, Professor Banji Akintoye, Ch

Senate Caucus resolves to intervene in Nnamdi Kanu's case, condemns killings in South East

THE South East Caucus of the National Assembly at an extraordinary session on Wednesday, September 15, condemned in strongest terms the incessant killings in the South... Read more

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Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Ike Ekweremadu, South East Caucus of the National Assembly,

NCDMB, host communities parley on security of projects, jobs  

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) on Tuesday in Yenagoa held the maiden interactive session with representatives of host communities of its major projects... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 744 times

Tags: Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote,Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board,

Igbo remember 28 persons killed in 2017 by Nigerian soldiers who raided  Nnamdi Kanu’s home

THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has successfully observed a sit-at-home peaceful protest to remember victims of the genocidal invasion of its leader’s compound at Afaraukwu... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 149 times

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DPR reopens 8 petroleum depots sealed by LASPPPA

THE Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Monday reopened eight petroleum products depots shut down by the Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority (LASPPPA) in Ijegun-Egba,... Read more

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Why INEC may still transmit results electronically

Several weeks after the National Assembly had voted against the Electronic Transmission of election results, the practicability or otherwise of the issue has continued to be... Read more

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Buhari will be last President of Nigeria to visit South East - Orji 

AT the official handover of Authority and oath-swearing ceremony held at the BNG National Headquarters in  Nsukka Province, newly appointed Leader of the Biafran National Guard-BNG,... Read more

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NCDMB, Bayelsa sign Power Purchase Agreement on 10MW IPP

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and the Bayelsa State Government on Wednesday signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the delivery of electricity... Read more

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Create businesses around adverse situations, Wabote charges youths

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote has challenged young Nigerians to create business opportunities around uncomfortable situations rather... Read more

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Illela National Freight Office ready for use — Amaechi

MINISTER of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi has announced the completion of the National Freight Office (NFO) in Illela, Sokoto State. Amaechi disclosed this in a statement issued by... Read more

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FUTA Pro-Chancellor hails 14 dons over national research grants

THE Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, Godknows Igali, has described the institution as a citadel of learning with crop of... Read more

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FG directs NCC to immediately deploy 5G  in Nigeria

  THE Federal Government has approved the deployment of the Fifth Generation Network, otherwise called 5G in Nigeria. Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, minister of Communications and Digital... Read more

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New Agric Minister says national livestock transformation plan will be given priority

MOHAMMED Abubakar, the new Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, says the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) will be his priority to tackle insecurity across the... Read more

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Anambra 2021: PDP Inaugurates High-Powered National Campaign Council comprising 11 Governors, federal lawmakers, others

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday, September 9, 2021 took yet another bold step towards reclaiming the seat of power in Anambra State as the... Read more

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12 Nigerian female volleyballers depart for African championships in Rwanda

THE Nigerian women volleyball team left Abuja on Thursday for the 2021 African Volleyball Championships holding in Kigali, Rwanda. The team’s head coach, Samuel Ajayi, told newsmen... Read more

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NCC launches 4-year strategic vision plan

…releases a compendium of the EVC’s speeches.   By Anthony Isibor.    PROF. Umar Garba Danbatta,  executive vice-chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has launched a strategic vision plan... Read more

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Buhari approves Anambra’s Status as petroleum-bearing State

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved Anambra’s new status a petroleum-bearing state. The approval is contained in a letter to Governor Willie Obiano which the president’s Chief of... Read more

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Photo: Nigerian girl wins Miss Ireland

NIGERIAN Pamela Uba, whose parents are from Uke, Idemili North in Anambra state, has won Miss Ireland contest last night, Wednesday, September 8. The 26-year-old Uba  crowned... Read more

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European champions Italy became the first national team to go 37 games without defeat as they thrashed Lithuania in a World Cup qualifier

EUROPEAN champions Italy became the first national team to go 37 games without defeat as they thrashed Lithuania in a World Cup qualifier. There were suggestions the... Read more

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NABDA director commits suicide after EFCC invitation

CHRISTOPHER Orji, assistant director at the National Biotechnology Development Agency, NABDA, has reportedly taken his own life after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, invited... Read more

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400,000 Nigerian drug users who share needles responsible for spread of HIV

ABOUT 400,000 Nigerian drug users who exchange needles and syringes as a group while ingesting drugs are responsible for the spread of HIV in the country. Dr... Read more

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Swedish firm embarks on digital literacy, skill acquisition for Nigerian students

GLOBAL Wissen Consult, a Sweden-Nigerian firm is partnering with education experts in Nigeria to boost digital education and enhance skills acquisition through digital programmes in the... Read more

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AMCON: Let's have national policy on debt recovery – legal expert

THE Federal Government has been challenged to expand the laws that granted the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) special debt recovery powers in the AMCON... Read more

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Schneider Electric ranked world’s most sustainable company by Corporate Knights

LEADING company in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, Schneider Electric, has been ranked the world’s most sustainable corporation, in a prestigious annual list... Read more

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Anambra election will be free and fair, not written - commissioner

THE Anambra State government is in possession of intelligence reports showing that people are preparing to protest in the streets of the state in large numbers... Read more

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NFF hooks MTN as Official Communications Partner of the Super Eagles and other National Teams

NIGERIA’S football firmament was emblazoned in all-yellow on Thursday as the Nigeria Football Federation and MTN Communications signed a partnership agreement that made the telecommunications company... Read more

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Air Peace is Official Airline Sponsor of the Nigerian National Teams

THE Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday sealed a partnership agreement with Air Peace that made the frontline indigeous airline company the Official Airline Sponsor of Nigerian... Read more

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Air Peace is Official Airline Sponsor of the Nigerian National Teams

THE Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday sealed a partnership agreement with Air Peace that made the frontline indigeous airline company the Official Airline Sponsor of Nigerian... Read more

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Air Peace is Official Airline Sponsor of the Nigerian National Teams

THE Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday sealed a partnership agreement with Air Peace that made the frontline indigeous airline company the Official Airline Sponsor of Nigerian... Read more

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PenCom to commence annual enrolment of retirees on September 1

THE National Pension Commission, PenCom, says that its online Enrolment Application for retirees/prospective retirees of Treasury-funded Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, will go live on... Read more

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Mustapha applauds reforms in oil and gas industry 

  Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation, has stated that the reforms being undertaken by the Federal Government in the oil and gas industry... Read more

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 How Nigerians can stop President Muhammadu Buhari from carrying out anti-people policies   

INTRODUCTION PRESIDENT Muhamadu Buhari's insistence on enforcing non- existent open-grazing laws and the construction of a rail line directly from Nigeria to Niger Republic, inspite of massive... Read more

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Rangers overcame a Covid outbreak, stifling heat, and a limited 10-man Alashkert to clinch a Europa League group stage

RANGERS overcame a Covid outbreak, stifling heat, and a limited 10-man Alashkert to clinch a Europa League group stage place for the fourth consecutive season. With manager... Read more

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NNPC, KDSG, Sign MoU on Gas Utilisation, Expansion

…as Kyari assures gas supply will revamp industries  NIGERIA’S domestic gas penetration aspirations have received a major boost as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Kaduna State... Read more

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With Aisha Buhari Cup, Future is Assured for Nigerian Girl-Child - Eucharia

FORMER Super Falcons’ Head Coach, Eucharia Uche, has declared her support for the Aisha Buhari Cup, saying that with the tournament, future is assured for Nigerian... Read more

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House of Reps lauds Kyari over revenue projection for 2022-2024 

MELE Kyari, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Wednesday received accolades from the House of Representatives Committee on Finance for providing... Read more

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Ihejirika, Nigerian Army clear the air on kidnappings, insecurity in Abia State

THE Nigerian Army has denied allegations that it is promoting criminality in Abia state and involved in the release of kidnap suspects in Isuikwuato Local Government... Read more

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NNPC to monitor fuel distribution electronically to check activities of smugllers — GMD

MR Mele Kyari, the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has said that the corporation would henceforth employ electronic to monitor... Read more

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South East safe to host NUJ 7th Triennial conference - NUJ States chairmen

THIRTEEN key officials of the Nigerian Union of Journalists in the five South Eastern States have dismissed the false alarm that South East is not safe... Read more

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Army not abetting criminality in Abia – Nwachukwu

THE Nigerian Army has dismissed allegations by a lawmaker in Abia that the military officers were aiding and abetting criminality in Isuikwuato Local Government Area of... Read more

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PFAN seeks ICPC’s intervention over maltreatment of Nigerian Football Players

THE Professional Footballers Association of Nigeria (PFAN) has sought the intervention of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over the plight and... Read more

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Reading: Expert urges parents to monitor children’s social media usage

DR Oluchi Kalu, acting National Liberian and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) National Library of Nigeria, has called on parents to monitor the content their children consume... Read more

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GCOVID-19: NPHCDA deploys Moderna vaccines to 29 states

THE National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), says the Moderna vaccines donated by the U.S. to step up efforts to battle a third wave of... Read more

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NEMA trains stakeholders on emergency response, equipment handling

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Abuja Operations Office, on Tuesday, organised a one-day stakeholders training for emergency responders in the Federal Capital Territory. Mr Justin Uwazuruonye,... Read more

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Telecom revenue: Group urges Reps to speed up probes on operators

TRADERS Initiative for Social Development (TISD), an NGO has called on the House of Representatives to speed up action on the proposed panel to probe telecommunication... Read more

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NIFOR urges farmers to embrace date palm cultivation for its profitability

THE Nigerian Institute For Oil Palm Research (NIFOR) has advised farmers to embrace the cultivation of date palm for its huge return on investment profits. The Executive... Read more

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Modular refinery programme on course – Sylva

THE Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva says the modular refinery programme to boost local production of crude oil in the country is... Read more

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Diplomatic bruhaha as DR Congo officials harass Nigerian diplomats

A diplomatic row is brewing between Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo following harassment of Nigerian diplomats, burgling of the Nigerian Embassy in Kinshasa by... Read more

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Court orders Secondus not to parade himself as PDP national chairman

UCHE Secondus, embattled chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is still neck deep in trouble. On Monday, the Federal High Court in Rivers State issued an... Read more

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Former NBA chairman threatens legal action against police over detained suspected IPOB informant 

MONDAY Ubani, former chairman, Nigerian Bar Association, and chairman, Association Section on Public and Developmental Law, NBA-SPIDEL, has threatened to drag Usman Baba, Inspector-General of Police,... Read more

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Cholera outbreak: FG to inaugurate national response intervention

THE Federal Government says it will soon inaugurate National Environmental Sanitation Response Intervention to cholera outbreak in Kubwa, Abuja, currently the epi-centre in the FCT. The Minister... Read more

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Society of Nigerian Artists mourns Yusuf Grillo

THE Society of Nigerian Artists (SNA) have paid tribute to late veteran artist, Yusuf Grillo who died Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, at the age of  86. Mr... Read more

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Rasheed assures of continued good leadership in NUC

PROF. Abubakar Rasheed, the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC) has assured staff and management of the commission and the Nigerian university system of continued good... Read more

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Reps committee rejects Customs’ N1.33trn target revenue for 2022

THE House of Representatives Committee on Finance has rejected the N1.33 trillion target revenue by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) for the 2022 fiscal year. The committee... Read more

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Inadequate funding inhibiting oversight functions of legislators, says NASS Clerk

THE Clerk of the National Assembly (CNA), Mr Ojo Amos, has stated that inadequate funding was inhibiting legislators from performing their oversight functions. He made the remark... Read more

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Doctor’s strike: Court orders parties to suspend hostilities, maintain status quo

THE National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday ordered striking members of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD) and the Federal Government to suspend all... Read more

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4 millionaires emerge from Ecobank Nigeria Super Rewards Scheme

 FOUR customers of Ecobank Nigeria Limited,  including Tsoo Alaye, with an Ecobank Microfinance Special Account representing FCT / Northern Region; Badero Modupe Olufunmilayo, with a Personal Flexi Account, representing... Read more

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COAS visits 2 Division, tasks officers on professionalism

 THE Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.- Gen. Faruq Yahaya, has tasked officers and soldiers of the 2 Division Nigerian Army to be loyal and professional... Read more

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We’re repositioning NPA for efficiency, safety – MD

THE Acting Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko, has pledged management’s determination to reposition the nation’s seaports for greater efficiency, safety... Read more

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First Bank sponsored first class material continues to empower, celebrate Nigerian youth

THE First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria's premier and leading financial services provider has again reinforced its commitment to Youth Empowerment and Entrepreneurship through its sponsorship... Read more

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Doctors Strike: NARD rejects new MoU with FG

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has rejected the new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) presented by the Federal Government. The NARD National President, Dr Okhuaihesuyi Uyilawa,... Read more

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Nigerian men’s basketball premier league gets underway Sept. 7, says coordinator

THE 2021 Nigerian Men’s Premier Basketball League has been fixed for Sept.7 as the race for the championship of the Nigerian Basketball League gets underway. The eventual... Read more

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APGA inaugurates Soludo Campaign Council

THE All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Friday inaugurated its National Campaign Council and Committees in Anambra, ahead of the Nov. 6 governorship poll. Gov. Willie Obiano, the... Read more

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NNPC hails appeal court’s judgment on OML 11

THE Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has hailed the recent Appeal Court judgment affirming its operatorship of the Oil Mining License 11 (OML 11), describing it... Read more

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PIA ‘ll engender efficiency, competitiveness in downstream sector – IPMAN

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN),  says the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) will engender a conducive environment for more efficient downstream sector. IPMAN’s National President, ... Read more

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Wabote, Sanwo-Olu, Ogunsanya, Shell Nigeria, others win 2021 African Business Leadership Awards

…winners, runners-up to be decorated at the 6th Invest in Africa Summit 2021 (virtual) on September 16- 17 FOUR Nigerians and Shell Nigeria have emerged winners in... Read more

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Kyari tasks NNPC Greenfield Refinery Ltd board on fuel importation

MELE Kyari, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has charged members of the Board of the NNPC Greenfield Refinery Limited (NGRL), to... Read more

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