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NNPC, Chevron sign $1.7bn deal for 39,000bpd

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By Sebastine Obasi THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, have executed the second and final phase of an Alternative Financing Agreement meant to...

Mon Nov 20th, 2017     Read More →

Insurers groan as premium growth lags behind liabilities

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•Axamansard, Aiico, Royal Exch., 10 others affected •Nem, Wapic, Guinea, 6 others in cleaner positions By Rosemary Onuoha THE insurance industry, during the nine months period ended...

Mon Nov 20th, 2017     Read More →

Nzuko Umunna’s Initiative on Igbo/Yoruba Collaboration: Panacea to Nigeria’s underdevelopment woes – Ndukwe

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On January 11, 2018, sons and daughters of Igbo and Yoruba extractions from all walks of life would gather in Enugu as one people from the two divides of the Niger to not only celebrate their age...

Sun Nov 19th, 2017     Read More →

Gov. Dickson congratulates Jonathan @ 60

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Yenagoa – Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has congratulated former President of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, on his 60th birthday. Jonathan turns 60 on Nov.20.Seriake Dickson &...

Sun Nov 19th, 2017     Read More →

NNPC, Chevron Rap up $1.7billion Deal to Increase Crude Oil, Gas Production

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Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) have executed the second and final phase of an Alternative Financing Agreement that would increase crude oil...

Sun Nov 19th, 2017     Read More →

Libya says to probe ‘slave auction’ footage

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Libya will investigate alleged slave trading in the country, the internationally recognised government announced Sunday, following the release of video footage appearing to show migrants being...

Sun Nov 19th, 2017     Read More →

Nigerian migrant says he was sold at Libya slave auction

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Victory, 21-year-old Nigerian migrant speaking to CNN siad he was sold at Lybia slave auction market. Victory tired of the rampant corruption in Nigeria’s Edo state, fled home and spent a...

Sun Nov 19th, 2017     Read More →

FG hails global endorsement of Nigeria’s fight against terrorism

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has hailed the recent global endorsement of its fight against terrorism, as contained in the 2017 Global Terrorism Index of the Institute for Economics and Peace...

Sun Nov 19th, 2017     Read More →

NCF flags off national cricket championship

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The newly elected Board of the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) will host the 2017 National Women’s and Men’s Championship across 5 Geo-Political zones of the country with 26 states...

Sun Nov 19th, 2017     Read More →

The Avengers and the fortunes of the Niger Delta

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By Atu Ikot The sing-song by stakeholders in the Niger Delta that external forces are behind the activities of the Niger Delta Avengers is no breaking news. The only difference is that it is...

Sun Nov 19th, 2017     Read More →

The gains of the FG/Jumbos of Bonny parley

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Monday, November 6, 2017 was a special day in the Jumbo Major House of Grand Bonny in Rivers State. It was the day the Federal Government, though the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing,...

Sun Nov 19th, 2017     Read More →

Tolerance is the only way forward

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The world is gradually becoming an intolerable place. Different countries across the world are building walls instead of bridges. The various forms of discri-minations, agitations, terrorism,...

Sun Nov 19th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari working hard to make things better, says Oyegun

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Uyo – The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun, says President Muhammadu Buhari is working hard to make things better, urging all Nigerians to give the...

Sat Nov 18th, 2017     Read More →

N’Delta youths laud Buhari for N1bn support to maritime varsity

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YOUTH Coalition Force For Niger Delta, YCFND, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for releasing N1 billion to support essential infrastructure works and staff recruitment for the Nigerian...

Sat Nov 18th, 2017     Read More →

NDDC: Board’s tenure ends December, Ijaw leader insists

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The Senior Special Assistant on Special Duties to Bayelsa State Government, Mr. Godday Smith, has said the tenure of the present Board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC board, ends by...

Sat Nov 18th, 2017     Read More →