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FG promises $100 billion to boost oil, gas investment

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigeria will address challenges in the oil and gas sector to boost investor’s confidence with plans to add

Miners seek federal intervention as Lagos moves to control operations

Laterite and wet sand miners have cried out to the Supreme Court for a speedy resolution of the pending case between the federal and the

Customs impounds N395.1m prohibited drugs in Rivers

The Area Two Command of Nigerian Customs Service, Onne, Rivers State, yesterday said it impounded N395, 125, 912.00 worth of banned pharmaceuticals.The Controller of the

‘Saboteurs stall $195m maritime security contract’

The fund is meant to acquire three helicopters, three aircrafts, three big battle-ready ships, 12 vessels and 20 amphibious cars to combat the menace of

NIMN resolves to reposition marketing profession

The National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN) has held its eighth yearly conference with a resolve to reposition the profession.During the well-attended event that

Female lawmaker congratulates Ellen-Johnson Sirleaf for winning Mo Ibrahim Award

Victoria Nyeche, member, Rivers State House of Assembly, representing the good people of Port Harcourt Constituency 1, has congratulated the immediate past President of Liberia

Buhari unveils plan to create 500,000 jobs from agric

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed plans to create additional 500,000 jobs from irrigation farming.Buhari stated this during inauguration of governing boards of all the 12

BVNL, Biovac partner on vaccines initiative for Africa

Stakeholders in the pharmaceutical sector have put measures in place to strengthen vaccine intiative on the African continent.This was disclosed at the inauguration of the

Kano accountant general resigns, Ganduje orders probe of tenure

The Accountant General of Kano State, Hajia Aisha Mohammed Bello, yesterday resigned her appointment.In her resignation letter dated 20th of February, 2018 and addressed to

Building permit is a must, LASG tells developers

Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Government on Thursday said obtaining a building permit was compulsory before anyone could erect any house in the state. It

Lagos senator commends Ambode

Sesan Olufowobi The senator representing the Lagos East in the Senate, Gbenga Ashafa, on Thursday said Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State had done well

Operators partner on waste management

Afeez Hanafi The Visionscape Sanitation Solution and the Waste Collection Operators (WCOs), otherwise known as PSP operators have agreed to work together to achieve a

Expatriates’ murder: FG re-arraigns Boko Haram suspects

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal Government on Thursday re-arraigned some suspected members of a splinter group of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Jama’atu Ansarul Muslimina

Military fliers raise fear in Benue

John Charles, Makurdi The Tiv socio-cultural group, Mzough U Tiv, has expressed fear over the fliers being circulated in Benue State where troops have been

INEC chief faults SIECs’ council elections

Mudiaga Affe, Calabar The Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Mike Igini, has described elections conducted by State Independent Electoral Commissions as ‘rape of

Durotoye joins ANN, says Nigeria practises selectocracy

Afeez Hanafi  United Nations Young Ambassador for Peace, Fella Durotoye, on Thursday joined the Alliance for New Nigeria, urging Nigerians to elect real leaders who

You’re undermining peace efforts, Tinubu tells Oyegun

John Alechenu and Adelani Adepegba A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has accused the party’s National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, of

EFCC grills Ihejirika again, directs ex-COAS to Lagos

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday grilled a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika (retd.), for the

Election reorder: Jega asks INEC to challenge NASS in court

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The immediate past Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, has called on the Federal Government, INEC and other

N650m fraud: EFCC rejects ex-FCT minister Akinjide’s settlement terms

Oladimeji Ramon The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday opened its case against a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, who