Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, yesterday, indicted four oil and gas companies for failing to comply with its on-going independent audit of the oil and gas industry covering 2015.
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Worried by the occupation of their farmlands by armed herdsmen, indigenes of Iyede Kingdom, Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State, yesterday, barricaded the Ekiugbo-Iyede axis of the Ughelli-Asaba expressway, demanding their vacation from their communities.
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BY TUNDE OGUNTOLA, Abuja Following recent developments in the newly registered Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), its National Executive Committee (NEC) has passed a vote of confidence on the Mallam Shitu Mohammed-led National Working Committee (NWC). The party has also set up a disciplinary committee to investigate the activities of some members alleged to have […]
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Disturbed by the rising tensions in the nation’s polity, the Senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki has promised that the upper legislative chamber of National Assembly would consider quick passage of bills to stop hate speech and jungle justice in the country. According to Saraki, these will form a major part of the Senate’s social impact […]
ENUGU STATE chairman of Green Party, GP, Hon. Afam Ani has expressed hope that the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission, ENSIEC, is capable of conducting free, fair and credible election council election come November this year. Ani, who disclosed this in an interview with journalists, said that he hinged his optimism on the fact that […]
COURT of Appeal sitting in Abuja yesterday fixed judgement on a date to be communicated to parties in an appeal brought by Senator George Sekibo representing Rivers East at the National Assembly. The court arrived at the decision after counsel representing parties in the suit adopted their respective written briefs. The Rivers State Election Petition […]
What further irked the industrious women was the signpost displayed at the Health Centre, which portrayed their handwork as MDG’s 2011 Conditional Grant Scheme, funded from debt relief gains and Imo State Government
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Seven days after reports of Lassa fever outbreak at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, went viral, one of the three hospital workers infected by the Lassa virus has been discharged.
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Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Kemi Adesoun, has revealed that the federal government has received over 5,000 whistleblowing tips. She, however, stated that out of that number, only 365 were considered actionable. Adeosun, who spoke on “The Whistleblower Policy and its Implications for Public Servants” at the Bureau for Public Service Reform lunch time seminar, disclosed […]
NO fewer than 51 youths, drawn from oil-producing communities in the Niger Delta region, are being camped in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, for a two-week training on leadership and peace building, to position them for conflict prevention in their communities.
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IJAW youths have described as ‘provocative,’ attempts by the pro-Biafra groups, Movement for the Actualisation of a Sovereign State of Biafra, MOASSOB, and Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to include Ijaw territories in the map of Biafra without proper consultations and consent of the Ijaw ethnic nationality.
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GOVERNOR Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has advised youth corps members against engaging in any act criminality during their service year in the state. Dickson gave the advice at the passing out ceremony of the 2017 [...]
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A 22-year-old woman, Doris Ibukun, one of the wives of the alleged masterminds of the Epe Model College students’ kidnap, Julius Omoni, was yesterday, hauled up before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
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The Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Board of Trustees (BoT) Sen. Walid Jibrin, has said no true Northerner supports the October 1 ultimatum issued by Arewa youths asking Igbos to vacate the North. Walid, who made the remark while condemning the quit notice, sued for unity and peaceful coexistence among Nigerians. Observing that Igbos […]
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Reno Omokri, a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has lambasted Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media, for saying no capital project was completed under Jonathan. He stated that the only federal university in Katsina state was built by the last administration. Federal University Dutsin, Katsina, is one of the […]
The five-man team set up by the Federal Government to ascertain the level of environmental degradation in Nasarawa State, has raised the alarm over the state of environmental devastation in the state. The leader of [...]
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A 10-man Nigeria Air Force (NAF) General Court Martial, which tried Air Craftsman Kalu Bernard, over the alleged killing of his girl friend and colleague, Solape Oladipupo, has sentenced him to death by hanging. Jealous [...]
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Prof. Ganiyu Arinola, an immunologist and Head, Department of Chemical Pathology, at the University College Hospital, (UCH), Ibadan has called for a ban on the importation of bleaching creams.
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THE Sokoto State House of Assembly says it has impeached its Deputy Leader, Alhaji Kabiru Ibrahim (APC- Kware), following a no-confidence vote passed by members. The Speaker, Alhaji Salihu Maidaji, announced the decision of the [...]
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