Saturday, August 3, 2019

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    NNPC subsidiary resumes international crude shipping

NNPC subsidiary resumes international crude shipping

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    EXTRA: APC and PDP are fielding a single candidate called BuTiku, says Ezekwesili

EXTRA: APC and PDP are fielding a single candidate called BuTiku, says Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili, presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), has described the All Progressives Party (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Siamese twin of failure.Ezekwesili said this at a press conference she held in Lagos on Monday. President Muhammadu Buhari is the candidate of the APC while Atiku Abubakar is the flagbearer of the PDP for the [...]

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    It’s time to retire the political elite, says Peoples Trust presidential candidate

It’s time to retire the political elite, says Peoples Trust presidential candidate

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, presidential candidate of Peoples Trust (PT), says the 2019 elections is the best time to retire the political elite.Olawepo-Hashim made the remark at a press briefing during the weekend.He said the presidential election is not a “two horse race” between President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The [...]

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    Eat Me: 10 healing foods to speed up recovery after surgery

Eat Me: 10 healing foods to speed up recovery after surgery

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    UPDATED: Death toll in US synagogue shooting rises to 11

UPDATED: Death toll in US synagogue shooting rises to 11

US authorities say 11 people have been killed and six injured after a gunman launched an attack on members of The Tree of Life Synagogue, Pittsburgh, US.The shooter, identified as a 46-year-old local resident named Robert Bowers, surrendered to the police after shooting three officers.Bowers reportedly walked into the synagogue building and yelled, “all Jews must die,” before opening fire.The [...]

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    NNPC denies funding Buhari’s campaign

NNPC denies funding Buhari’s campaign

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has described as false, reports that Maikanti Baru, its group managing director, authorised cash transfers  to the President Muhammadu Buhari campaign organisation.The NNPC denied the allegation in a statement Ndu Ughamadu, its spokesman, issued on Friday.According to the statement, the GMD never authorised any “phantom cash transfer” for the purpose of sponsoring publicity for [...]

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    Atiku’s campaign: Endorsement by The Economist has exposed Lai’s lies

Atiku’s campaign: Endorsement by The Economist has exposed Lai’s lies

The Atiku Campaign Presidential Organisation says the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by the Economist Magazine has rendered as lies, “ridiculous claims” made by Lai Mohammed, minister of information.The campaign organisation said this in response to a recent endorsement of Atiku Abubakar by the magazine.When the research unit of the international business magazine had predicted [...]

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    Rivers youths: No ship will be allowed to move Shell’s property out of Onne

Rivers youths: No ship will be allowed to move Shell’s property out of Onne

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    Ngige: Decision on new minimum wage to be taken Monday

Ngige: Decision on new minimum wage to be taken Monday

Chris Ngige, minister of labour, says the federal government will decide on a new minimum wage on Monday.Ngige made the disclosure after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja on Friday.He said an "enlarged meeting of all key stakeholders" in the government circle at both federal and state level had been scheduled for Monday.The minister said [...]

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    Akwa Ibom settles 2015 gratuity

Akwa Ibom settles 2015 gratuity

Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom, has released money for the payment of gratuity to retired civil servants in the state.Uwem Andrew- Essien, accountant-general of Akwa Ibom, made this known in a letter made available to journalists in his office.The letter showed that the money is for the payment of 306 retired civil servants who were scheduled for December, 2015 [...]

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    Airtel has the largest 4G network in Nigeria, says MD

Airtel has the largest 4G network in Nigeria, says MD

Segun Ogunsanya, managing director, Airtel Nigeria, says the telecommunications company has the largest 4G network in Nigeria. Ogunsaya said this at the launch of Fourth Generation Long Term Evolution (4G LTE) network in Lagos.He said the telecommunications company had set the pace in revolutionising “super fast” internet services in the country. The MD said the company plans to get the 4G LTE [...]

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    Lere Olayinka: Fayose has thrown a challenge… Buhari’s men should follow suit

Lere Olayinka: Fayose has thrown a challenge… Buhari’s men should follow suit

Lere Olayinka, spokesman of Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, says his principal has thrown a challenge to President Muhammadu Buhari’s men by submitting himself for investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Olayinka made the remark at the federal high court, Ikoyi, where Fayose is facing trial for alleged money laundering and charges bordering on financial misappropriation.The [...]

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    Court grants Fayose N50m bail

Court grants Fayose N50m bail

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has been granted N50 million bail by the federal high court in Lagos.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned the ex-governor on an 11-count charge bordering on abuse of office.Morenikeji Olatoregun, the presiding judge, granted him bail on Wednesday.The charges against Fayose are stealing, receiving money from Musiliu Obanikoro, a [...]

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    Sirika: Take-off date of Nigeria Air to be announced soon

Sirika: Take-off date of Nigeria Air to be announced soon

Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, says the embargo placed on Nigeria Air, the national carrier, will be lifted as soon as possible.According to James Daudu, the ministry’s deputy director of media and public affairs, Sirika said this while receiving Fahad Al Taffaq, United Arab Emirates (UAE) ambassador to Nigeria, in Abuja on Monday.He quoted the minister as saying [...]

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    Fani-Kayode to Fayose: I’ll stand by you in this trying period

Fani-Kayode to Fayose: I’ll stand by you in this trying period

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, says the fate of Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, lies in the hands of God and the justice system.Fani-Kayode said this in an interview with journalists at the federal high court, Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday.He was among the individuals who showed up in court to solidarise with the former governor who [...]

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