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NDDC: IMC looting spree must be stopped

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The fresh revelations of fraudulent and extravagant spending by the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission call for urgent action by the federal government to save...

Tue Jul 7th, 2020     Read More →

Military to combine kinetic and non-kinetic approach in tackling banditry – Buratai

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the military will continue to engage in kinetic approach in dealing with banditry in Zamfara while supporting non-kinetic approach of the...

Mon Jul 6th, 2020     Read More →

Itsekiri decries neglect of GRIP, deep sea port projects

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Kindly Share This Story:…Urges FG to halt bidding on 57 Marginal fields …Threatens to shut down oil activities File photo BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME WARRI: Itsekiri ethnic nationality has...

Mon Jul 6th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria gets 2021 deadline to stop dirty fuel imports

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The Federal Government may have up till 2021 to stop the importation of dirty fuel into the country. The indication came on the heels of a recent report by international resource watchdog,...

Mon Jul 6th, 2020     Read More →

Reduce drastically cost of governance or face economic debacle, says Clark

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On Friday, 19th June 2020, the nation’s no. 2 citizens, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, responding to a statement made by former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, and the immediate...

Mon Jul 6th, 2020     Read More →

Changing the Nigerian narrative

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Nigerians want a changed narrative in national life. Our politics. Our leadership (rulership) style. The economy. They want a changing narrative. A changing narrative will give cause for hope....

Mon Jul 6th, 2020     Read More →

Group wants direct payment of derivation fund to oil-producing communities

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A group, Concerned Leaders of the Rivers State Oil and Gas Producing Communities has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to facilitate the payment of the 13% derivation fund directly to the...

Sun Jul 5th, 2020     Read More →

‘Don’t rejoice yet over $2.8b AKK Gas pipeline project’

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The 614-kilometre Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline project flagged off last week, by President Muhammadu Buhari, 12 years after its conception may remain a game-changer on paper unless...

Sun Jul 5th, 2020     Read More →

UN says 2 killed, helicopter hit in jihadist attack

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The United Nations on Saturday said two civilians including a five-year-old child were killed and an aid helicopter damaged in a jihadist attack in restive northeast Nigeria. Islamist fighters...

Sat Jul 4th, 2020     Read More →

Armed men kill 30 villagers in Mali attacks

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Gunman PHOTO: Shutterstock Armed men have killed at least 30 villagers in Mali in simultaneous attacks on several villages in the conflict-riven centre of the country, local officials said on...

Fri Jul 3rd, 2020     Read More →

We’ve no differences to sort out in APC, says Tinubu

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The APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Thursday night declared that there were no differences to be sorted out in the party. Tinubu, also said, “there is no crisis in the...

Fri Jul 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Buhari swears in Chairman, members of FCC, RMAFC, others

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday swore in the new Chairman of the Federal Character Commission (FCC), Muheeba Dankaka from Kwara, and 36 other members of the commission. The president also...

Thu Jul 2nd, 2020     Read More →

13 ex-militant groups threaten hostilities over alleged corruption in NDDC

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Thirteen militant groups in the Niger Delta, which had accepted a ceasefire following the Federal Government’s amnesty programme, have threatened to resume hostilities. The groups, under...

Thu Jul 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Public water system fails as government spends billions

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Despite billions of naira allocated yearly for the provision of potable water, Nigeria remains immersed in poor infrastructure for collection, treatment and distribution. Amid the water scarcity,...

Thu Jul 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Concerns heighten over delayed PIB fiscal framework  

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. Nigeria’s oil reserves may be wasted like coal, experts warn Fresh concerns have arisen over the outlook of Nigeria’s oil and gas fiscal regime, as efforts intensify on the passage...

Thu Jul 2nd, 2020     Read More →