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Fuel scarcity: FG gives Kachikwu, Baru matching order to clear queues

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…Says plans to increase fuel pump price By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Federal Government Wednesday gave the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu and the Group Managing...

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FG okays more private universities

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The Federal Government has given the approval for the eshtablisment of six private universities in Nigeria. The new private Universities according to the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu...

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Rivers APC Chairman sues for unity ahead of 2019 elections

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Mr. Davies Ikanya, Chairman, Rivers All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged members to unite and strengthen the party’s political base ahead of the 2019 general election. Ikanya made the...

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Navy urges DSS to hunt sea pirate network in Rivers

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The Nigerian Navy has called on the Department of State Security (DSS) to go after the sponsors of notorious sea pirate network believed to be terrorising costal waterways in Rivers and...

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FRSC to deploy 200 officers, 300 Special Marshals in Bayelsa

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Bayelsa Sector Command on Wednesday, promised to deploy at least,200 officers and 300 Special Marshals to various highways in the state to improve safety of...

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Navy urges DSS to hunt sea pirate network in Rivers

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The Nigerian Navy has called on the Department of State Security (DSS) to go after the sponsors of notorious sea pirate network believed to be terrorising costal waterways in Rivers and...

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Notore, new free zone developer, targets $5bn FDI, 25,000 jobs

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NEW Free Zone Developer, FZD, Notore Chemical Industries Plc, has the potential of attracting more than $5 billion Foreign Direct Investments, FDI, into Nigeria’s economy in addition to...

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SSANU, NASU, NAAT shut down UNN, UniCal, RSUT others

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…As strike affects registration of fresh students By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – ACADEMIC activities at University of Calabar, University of Nigeria Nsukka, and Rivers State...

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1,070 Nigerians died in road accident in Q3 – NBS

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No fewer than 1,070 Nigerians died in road accidents in the third quarter, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said. The NBS Road Transport Data for Third Quarter, 2017 posted on its website...

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Nigeria still needs SARS

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COMPLAINTS over alleged excesses of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force have assumed a tumultuous point, with the floating last week of #ENDSARS, a campaign to scrap...

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NUPENG to FG: Increasing poverty, hunger may cause social upheaval

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young Port Har-court— NIGERIA Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has decried the high rate of poverty, hunger and suffering in Nigeria, and called on...

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Wike alleges plot to rig 2019 elections with Sars

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By Jimitotta Onoyume PORT HAR-COURT— GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has accused the Federal Government of plotting to rig elections in 2019 with the Special Anti- Robbery Squad, SARS....

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Oando supports development of African focused talent at Lagos Photo Festival

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Oando PLC has partnered with the African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) to promote African art and socio-economic diversification through the month long Lagos Photo Festival. Head, Corporate...

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Osun RAMP: Working to improve Agriculture, Commerce through rural roads construction 

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Reducing the distance between people, markets, services and knowledge – or simply ‘getting people connected’ – is a great part of what economic growth is all...

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Libya: “No brother in the jungle”

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Arab countries have a tradition of slavery dating back to centuries. This has persisted despite the existence of international conventions and legal frameworks classifying slavery as a crime...

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