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FG to complete OB3 pipelines project 2nd Qtr 2019 – Baru

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Dr Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says the the Federal Government’s “OB3” gas pipelines project will be completed in...

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Queiroz named Colombia coach with Copa America, World Cup on agenda

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Carlos Queiroz was named coach of Colombia on Thursday, the country’s football federation (FCF) said, replacing Argentine Jose Pekerman who left the post in September. Carlos...

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Niger: Court sacks Umaru, orders INEC to recognise Musa as APC candidate

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA- The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Thursday, directed the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to accept Mohammed Sani Musa as candidate of...

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Alleged $40m Fraud: Jonathan’s cousin, Azibaola closes defence

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Robert Azibaola, a cousin to former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has closed his defence in the alleged $40 million fraud charge brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes...

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N-Delta Youths urge security not to provoke electoral crisis

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BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME WARRI: Niger Delta Youth Movement, NDYM has urged security operatives to be neutral during the election for the region to record peaceful election exercise. National President...

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Re-elect Okowa for equity in Delta- Ereyitomi, Okorodudu

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By Emma Amaize WARRI- The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, House of Representatives candidate for Warri North Federal Constituency, Delta State, Chief Thomas Ereyitomi and Chairman, Warri North...

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Benue belongs to Buhari, says Ortom

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lAs he receives president’s campaign team lNNPC to begin oil, gas drilling search in Benue — Buhari By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State said, yesterday, that...

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Police redeployment: Lagos, Oyo, Kwara, Anambra get new CP

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By Evelyn Usman LAGOS—THE Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, yesterday, ordered the posting and redeployment of senior Police officers from Assistant Inspector-General of...

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F/Eagles’ll go for a win against Niger — Aigbogun

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Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun has revealed that the national team will go all out for a victory in their final Group A match against hosts Niger at Stade Général Seyni...

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Ex-agitators want review of pipeline surveillance contract

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By Gab Ejuwa Ex-agitators, on the platform of Federated Niger Delta Communities of Nigeria, have demanded the review of pipeline surveillance contract in the Excravos-Warri evacuation line to...

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US not interested in candidates, parties, but peaceful election —Consul General

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By Jimitota Onoyume WARRI—The United States of American government has said it was not interested in any candidate or political parties in Nigeria’s coming general polls, stressing...

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F/Eagles have qualities to replace Super Eagles – Chukwu

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Super Eagles former coach, Christian Chukwu has said that the current squad of Flying Eagles possess the right qualities to replace the Super Eagles in the future. Christian Chukwu Chukwu, who...

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2019: Atiku’s endorsement will not affect outcome of elections – ACF

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By Ben Agande, Kaduna The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has dismissed the endorsement of the presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic by some socio cultural groups in the country, saying...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

MEND backs Buhari, warns oil assets vandals

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By Etop Ekanem Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, has directed “affiliate militant groups to support President Muhammadu Buhari at this year’s polls.”...

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How Jonathan cousin’s firm’s $40m cash was used to halt N/D oil disruptions-Witness

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By Soni Daniel Abuja- As the trial of the cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Azibaola Robert and his company, Oneplus, over the receipt of $40 million from the Office of the National...

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