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Amnesty Office denies owing BIU graduates

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By Chioma John The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme, Prof Charles Dokubo, has denied reports that ex-militants, who graduated from Benson Idahosa...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

2019: 42 senators not returning, 67 battle for return bid

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— AHEAD of the February 16, 2019 senatorial elections, strong indications have emerged that 42 of the 109 serving senators will not return to the chamber to resume for...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

Oil experts, local contractors convene in Yenagoa to build capacity

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA- EXPERTS, indigenous contractors and vendors in the nation’s oil industry converged on Yenagoa, capital of Bayelsa State, recently to deepen regulatory and...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

Lagos community decries poor power supply

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Residents of Awoyaya in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos, have continued to struggle with the effects of epileptic power supply caused by a bad transformer, in spite of several entreaties to Eko Electricity...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

Why Human development matters

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By Obadiah Mailafia THE World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings were recently concluded in the paradisiacal island of Bali in Indonesia. It was attended by more than 3,000 delegates, among them finance...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

FG looking beyond N-Delta for alternative gas sources – Kachikwu

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By Michael Eboh The Federal Government, yesterday, said it is considering alternative sources of gas supply for the country, noting that it is looking beyond the Niger Delta region for these new...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Ex-militants vow to work against Buhari

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By Chioma John National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-Agitators, NCNDE-A, under the leadership of Eshanekpe Israel, has vowed to work against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

NDDC to resume work on Ugborodo shore protection project —Ifowodo

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By Jimitota Onoyume NIGER Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has assured the people of oil-rich Ugborodo in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State that the shore protection mega...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

2017 Budget achieved 86% performance – Udoma

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The federal government 2017 budget recorded an 86 per cent implementation, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, has disclosed. He told Vanguard in an interview on...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

FG moves to curb gas shortage

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By Michael Eboh The Federal Government, yesterday, raised alarm over the shortfall in the supply of gas especially in the Northern part of the country, saying it will look into other alternative...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

NDCMB partners Dangote Refinery on local content implementation

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By Sebastine Obasi Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) said it is going to partner with Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemical Free Trade Zone Enterprises (DPRP) on the...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

World Bank commits US$120m to 3rd Regional Disease Surveillance Project

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By Chioma Obinna The World Bank Board of Directors has approved the 3rd Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement, REDISSE, project, committing additional US$120 million to the work plans....

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

Kachikwu, Baru advocate gas economy for Nigeria

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Dr Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporate (NNPC) and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu said the huge gas deposit in the country was...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

Gas supply : FG targets Northern Nigeria through AKK project

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The Minister of state for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, on Monday said the country was looking beyond the Niger Delta in its effort to find alternative source for gas supply. Kachikwu...

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Buhari committed to N-Delta devt — Adjogbe

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By Festus Ahon ASABA—EXECUTIVE Director, Projects, EDP, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Samuel Adjogbe, weekend, restated the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari...

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