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Why Nigeria is blamed for insecurity in Gulf of Guinea

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Despite having just 24 nautical miles of territorial waters, Nigeria has received the sticks from international observers over the years for insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) which spans...

Thu Dec 9th, 2021     Read More →

NNPC, TotalEnergies OML 130 Partnership Complete 11 SDG Projects In 2021

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Energy giant TotalEnergies, in line with its corporate social responsibility, CSR, and in fulfillment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, has commissioned 11 projects across...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

Passengers burnt alive by bandits in Sokoto

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SEVERAL seasonal migrants have been burnt to death at Gidan Bawa village in Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto State by suspected bandits. The migrants were said to be on their way to...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

Comparing Nembe Oil Spill To Hiroshima Mischievous – NDYC

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The Niger Delta Youth Council (NDYC) has described those comparing the Nembe oil spill to Hiroshima incident as mischievous. Addressing journalists on Tuesday in Abuja, the NDYC called on the...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

36 people kidnapped on Kaduna farm

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No fewer than 36 people have been kidnapped by bandits at Jangali Bagoma a border town between Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna State and Niger State.Speaking in an interview with the...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Police arrest 32 bandits, recover 19 AK-47, 17 stolen cars

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Operatives of the Special Tactical Squad (STS) of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested no fewer than 32 notorious suspects for their complicity in the crimes of kidnapping, armed robbery, arms...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Erring oil companies must be penalized for negligence ― Senate President

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called on the Federal Government through its relevant agencies to penalize indigenous oil companies responsible for the devastation of host communities...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

NDDC Board Will Be Constituted At The Appropriate Time – Akpabio

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Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has assured that the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) would be constituted at the appropriate time, upon the...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

2023: Bar school certificate holders from politics, NDDC boss tasks NASS

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The Interim Administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Pastor Effiong Akwa, has proffered that school certificate holders should be excluded from aspiring to any political...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

FAO, FG begins pilot implementation of $491,000 NLTP in Kaduna, Niger

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The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Nigerian Government have commenced the implementation of the pilot National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP), an initiative...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

FG partners World Bank on mineral data capturing in Kwara, 18 other states

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The federal government’s Ministry of Mines and Steel Development in partnership with the World Bank has commenced data capturing of sites where mineral resources are located in selected 19...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Budget Deficit: DMO Raises $15.668bn Eurobonds, Diaspora Bond

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The Debt Management Office (DMO) has raised a total of $15.668 billion for the federal government to fund its budget deficit in a period of 10 years – from January 2011 to September...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

100MT LPG Plant Begins Operation In Kastina

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Butane Energy Limited, one of the gas-based businesses supported with equity investment by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has opened its 100 metric tonnes Liquified...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Power Minister, NERC Intervene As AEDC Workers Shelve Strike

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The federal ministry of power, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and other top government agencies in the electricity supply industry yesterday intervened in the crisis rocking...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Don’t Politicise Nembe Oil Spill, Group Tells Diri

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A group, Niger Delta Youth Council has appealed to Bayelsa State governor Douye Diri not to politicise the Nembe oil spill. The group, in a statement signed by its leader, Comrade H. Bassey,...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →