The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has driven down the cost of crude oil production from $78 dollars per barrel as at August 2015 to $23 per barrel representing 70.5 per cent reduction. this was stated in a press release issued by the NNPC’s Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Ndu Ughamadu in Abuja.
National Coordinator, Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams, on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to collaborate with the National Assembly in order to immediately ensure completion of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. This was just as [...]
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The National Coordinator of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Chief Gani Adams, has urged the National Assembly to amend the constitution to meet the people’s aspirations and resolve constitutional imbalance. Adams told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos that constitution amendment would be the opportunity to redress constitutional problems and the issue
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the Federal Government to look into the plight of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to avert the indefinite strike. Mr Chinonso Obasi, National President, NANS made the call in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Monday. “It is with deep
Jane Adams, Abuja: Federal government reiterates commitment to respect and safeguard diplomatic status of the united nations personnel and property in Nigeria, after Maiduguri incident. The federal government of Nigeria regrets the incident that took place on Friday, August 11, at the United Nations premises in Maiduguri and recognizes its obligations under international humanitarian law
Hosts Republic of Benin on Sunday pipped CHAN Eagles 1-0 courtesy of a late penalty goal in a first leg final playoff of the African Championship of Nations (CHAN). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Zone B first-leg encounter took place at the Stade de l’Amitié in the country’s capital city, Cotonou.
THE Federal Executive Councils’ approval to borrow $3bn from external sources, to refinance an estimated N915bn ‘Naira denominated’ Treasury bills, was announced to the media by Finance Minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, last Wednesday.
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The Academic Staff Union of Universities in Nigeria (ASUU) has commenced an indefinite nationwide strike due to the Federal Government’s failure to fulfill the 2009 agreement made with the union. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, President of the union disclosed this at a news conference on Monday in Abuja. Ogunyemi said the decision to embark on the industrial action
From David Onwuchekwa, Nnewi in the wake of the killings of innocent worshipers at St Philip’s Catholic Church, Amakwa Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State on August 6, 2017, the Catholic Bishop of Nnewi Diocese, Most Rev Hilary Odili Okeke has been playing host to scores of sympathizers trooping in from various...
Nigerians tell ex-presidents to exit political scene By ENYERIBE EJIOGU (Lagos) and Noah Ebije (Kaduna) some Nigerians have expressed indignation over the reported moves by former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida (retd) and former head of state, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), to select possible candidates from the North and the...
The world’s 1.2 billion young people can play a critical role in creating a peaceful world for generations to come, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres, said on Saturday to mark the International Youth Day.
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Sometime in the early 1986, three of us, Dele Giwa, Ray Ekpu and l sat down in the Oduduwa, Ikeja, Lagos office of the then Lagos State police public relations Officer, PPRO, the iconoclastic CSP Alozie Ogugbuaja. Then, l chipped in -”Wetin dey do you sef? You no go settle us? Abeg, give us my regular”. He laughed hysterically.
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US President Donald Trump said Thursday that the opioid crisis in the United States constitutes a "national emergency" and pledged to step up efforts to fight the epidemic.
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The Senate Leader, Distinguished Senator Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has provided insight into possible reasons the constitution review proposal on the devolution of more powers to states failed in the National Assembly last week. Both chambers of the National Assembly, the Senate and the House of Representatives, had respectively on Wednesday and Thursday voted against the
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The North will never allow for a restructured Nigeria UNLESS she is confronted with an alternative
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